IWT stakeholders to hold Budapest Sessions on the future of the industry

19 Mar 2021

PLATINA3, a multi-stakeholder project that the ETF is part of, is holding its first event on 7-8 April in Budapest.

The Budapest session offers a great program with keynote speeches by the newly-elected President of the Danube Commission, high-ranking representatives of the European Commission and from the Danube countries, members of the European Parliament and from the business community.

The opening session will be followed by 7 thematic sessions, addressing key challenges and opportunities in inland navigation such as the transition to zero-emission shipping, the integration of inland navigation into supply chains, and smart waterways and autonomous navigation.

ETF IWT Section Chair Joris Kerkhofs is speaking on a panel during Session 7:  Competence-based training – inspiration for (future) crew members who can handle future needs.

The draft agenda is available here.

To register for the event, go here.


PLATINA3 project is funded by the Horizon H2020 Programme of the European Union under grant agreement No 101006364