Workshop “Connectivity in the Alpine Region: focus on intermodality of transport systems and maritime dimension”

Meeting topic: 

In the framework of the Italian Presidency of the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region - EUSALP 2019, the Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region is promoting the workshop

"Connectivity in the Alpine Region: Focus on Intermodality of Transport Systems and Maritime Dimension"
on 26 September 2019 from 9:30 to 17:45 at the Savoia Excelsior Palace in Trieste.

This event is intended as an opportunity for discussion and dialogue among the institutional representatives and key stakeholders in the transport sector coming from the EUSALP Countries and Regions. The goal is to enable a detailed examination of the relevant issues affecting the sustainable development of transport and mobility systems at the macroregional level. In line with the EUSALP Action Group 4 Mobility's objective of promoting inter-modality and interoperability in passenger and freight transport, particular attention and focus will be placed on the following topics:

  • the maritime dimension and links between the port network and the intermodal transport system of the Alpine Region; 
  • innovative solutions for integrated transport systems and ICT applications;
  • new forms of cooperation;
  • “missing links”;
  • accessibility in remote areas;
  • measures towards a more efficient and integrated policy and financial instruments to reinforce cross-border and transnational cooperation. 
  • reinforce cross-border and transnational cooperation.


Preliminary Program


9.30 Registration - welcome coffee

10.00 Welcome and opening address

10.30 Keynote speeches on policies framework, financial instruments supporting sustainable freight transport and on strategies for the development of intermodal connections and the Ports system

11.35 Technical Round table Logistic platforms at macro-regional scale and future challenges: best practices and experiences

12.45 Open Q&A and Wrap – up

13.15 Light lunch



14.30 Keynote speeches on policies framework, financial instruments supporting passenger transport and on sustainable mobility

15.15 Technical Round table Sustainable mobility for passengers in the EUSALP: scenarios at macro-regional scale

16.45 Open Q&A and Wrap – up

17.15 Final Conclusions


Stay tuned for more details on the program in the coming weeks.

Online registration will remain open until 24th September and subject to seating availability.

If you wish to know more about the workshop, get in contact with


Savoia Excelsior Palace, Trieste