Rail Baltica project team invites you to take part in the Rail Baltica Forum “Connected Baltics in a Connected Europe”, which will take place in Brussels on 5 March 2020.
The Forum aims to inform about the status and progress of Rail Baltica – a vital project for the EU’s North Sea-Baltic corridor. It will be an opportunity to engage in discussions with the key stakeholders of the project and European transport experts about the broader priorities of the trans-European rail network development as well as Rail Baltica added value for Europe.
Venue: Latvian Permanent Representation, Avenue des Arts 23
|14:00 – 14:05||Welcome by H.E. Ms. Sanita Pavļuta-Deslandes, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Latvia to the European Union|
|14:05 – 14:15||Keynote address by Henrik Hololei, Director-General, DG MOVE|
|14:15 – 14:40||
Project status presentation
Agnis Driksna, Chairman of the Management Board, Rail Baltica Joint Venture
Ignas Degutis, Chief Financial Officer, Rail Baltica Joint Venture
Ireneusz Merchel, President of the Management Board, PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A.
|14:40 – 15:20||
Panel discussion “Maximizing Rail Baltica added value for Europe”
Moderated by Henrik Hololei, Director-General, DG MOVE
|15:20 – 16:00||
Panel discussion “Priorities for the trans-European rail network development in light of the EU’s financial perspectives 2021-2027 and the European Green Deal”
Moderated by Kaspars Briškens, Head of Strategy & Development of Rail Baltica Joint Venture
|16:00 – 16:10||Closing remarks by Roberts Zīle, Member of the European Parliament, Friends of Rail Baltica Chairperson|
|Followed by||Baltic Connectivity Reception|