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Minister Berner to Transport Research Arena in Vienna

Minister Berner to Transport Research Arena in Vienna

Press release 18.04.2018 09.33 fi sv en

Minister of Transport and Communications Anne Berner will attend the Transport Research Arena (TRA) conference on Thursday 19 April 2018 in Vienna, Austria. She will take part in a panel discussion at the end of the four-day conference. The discussion will focus on future transport research in Europe.

Minister Berner will also meet the Austrian Minister for Transport, Innovation and Technology Norbert Hofer. The Ministers will discuss, among other things, information security in electronic communications and Austria’s goals for its EU Presidency in autumn 2018.

In the closing session of the TRA2018 conference, Austria will hand over the chairmanship to Minister Berner as Finland will be responsible for organising the next conference. TRA2020 will be arranged in April 2020 in Helsinki. The theme of the conference will be "Enabling the Change – Transport and Mobility (R)evolution for Smart, Green and Integrated Society".

TRA is one of the most prominent events in the transport sector covering all transport modes. It brings together representatives and contributors of the research sector, authorities, business and industry as well as other organisations. The event is organised every two years in cooperation with the European Commission and organisations in the transport sector.

Inquiries

Maaria Mäntyniemi, Ministerial Adviser, tel. +358 50 444 0922