Thursday 22 May 2014 - ECG General Assembly

Closed session

14:30  Welcome coffee

15:00 Welcome by the President of ECG
15:05  Approval of the minutes of the General Assembly held in Dublin on 23 May 2013
15:10 Auditor's report and approval of 2013 accounts
15:20 Approval of the budget for 2014  
15:30 Coffee break

Open session
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16:00  Vice President's Report
16:15 Reports from Board members on the ECG Working Groups including interactive questions
16:55 Board discharge
17:05 Introduction of Board candidates and election of the Board by secret ballot
17:20 Proposal for an ECG Code of Conduct for members
17:30 Announcement of election results  
17:40 Closing remarks by the President  
18:30 Welcome cocktail
19:30 Welcome dinner followed by the ECG Academy Course 8 graduation ceremony and presentation of the Giovanni Paci Award for best student
  To include a welcome address by Hellenic Coast Guard Commodore Panagiotis Paraskevas, Head of the Directorate of Police and Order, Greek Ministry of Shipping, Maritime Affairs & the Aegean (TBC)

Friday 23 May 2014 - Spring Congress

08:30 Welcome coffee
09:00 Welcome from the President  
09:25 ECG Quarterly urvey results by the Executive Director
09:40 European market outlook by Justin Cox, LMC Automotive
10:25 Coffee break  
11:00 Greece’s National Logistics Strategy and its relation to EU policies by Miltiadis Provatas, Head of the Railways and Combined Transport department, Greek Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks
11:15 Overview of ECSA's activities on EU maritime policy by Patrick Verhoeven, Secretary-General
11:35 Presentation of TEN-T Projects MOS4MOS and B2MOS by Dimitris Spyrou, Head of TEN-T projects, Piraeus Port Authority
11:50 Presentation on Freight Transport Logistics with particular reference to the new TEN-T policy by Szymon Oscislowski, Programme Manager, Maritime Transport and Logistics Unit, European Commission, DG Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE)
12:10 Status of ECG lobbying campaign "Harmonisation to 20.75m loaded length for vehicle transporters" by Tom Antonissen
12:20 Panel  discussion with our guests on current 'hot' topics
12:35 Closing remarks by the President
12:45 Press Conference    
12:45 Lunch    

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