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Friday, 03 February 2017 10:26

Antwerp Rail School | European Shipping Week | European Transport Conference | PhD defense

  February 2017  

BNP Paribas Fortis Chair @ European Shipping Week

On 28 February, during the EU Shipping Week, the BNP Paribas Fortis Chair Transport, Logistics and Ports hosts an event on the topic ‘Ship finance in the Basel IV era’ in Brussels. Contributions by the Royal Belgian Shipowners’ Assocation, a French and and Italian shipowner, and the Universities of Athens and Antwerp have been confirmed. The event is accessible to all, free of charge, but requires registration.

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Antwerp Rail School 2017: registrations open

TransportNET, in co-operation with Ricardo Rail, is proud to host the 5th edition of the Antwerp Railschool, taking place from 6-10 March 2017 at the University of Antwerp. Speakers from the TransportNET universities and other organisations will contribute through conceptual, framework and process inputs, whilst well-known rail (supporting) organisations will give practical, in-depth insights into their strategic decision-making.

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Industry renewal - PhD defense Ties Vanthillo

On 8 March 2017 at 3pm, Ties Vanthillo will publicly defend his PhD thesis on ‘The role of strategies in shaping conditions for localised renewal of industries and regional development’. Everyone can freely attend this defense, upon registration by sending an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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European Transport Conference: call for abstracts

For the second year running, the ETC Conference will be held in Barcelona. The conference attracts transport practitioners and researchers. At ETC, they can find in-depth presentations on policy issues, best practice and research findings across the broad spectrum of transport.

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Territorial development contracts: lecture

On 9 March 2017, the University of Antwerp’s Urban Studies Institute will host a lecture by Prof. Lee Pugalis on ‘Profitable deals for whom? An anatomy of territorial development contracts and place-based deal-making’.

Participation is free, but registration is required


Lezing rond parkeren en mobiliteit

Op 23 maart 2017 geeft Prof. Giuliano Mingardo (Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam) bij TPR een lezing rond 'Fabels en waarheden over parkeren, mobiliteit en retail'. Deelname is gratis, maar wel enkel na inschrijving.

Deelname is gratis na inschrijving


Miscellaneous presentations by TPR

Thierry Vanelslander presented at the New Year’s event of Port of Ghent.
Edwin van Hassel and Thierry Vanelslander, together with Tom Pauwels, presented the interim results of their review of the Flemish Freight Transport Model

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