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VREF Conference on Urban Freight (150305) - Documentation and Reminder prior to the Seminar to be hold during the Volvo Ocean Race Week

The documentation about the conference hold in the beginning of March 2015 is now on line at the Urban Freight Platform's web site and accessible through different links.

After the success of the conference on Urban Freight hold on March 2015, the summary of the conference discussions and the break out sessions are now on line and gathered in this file.PDF (pdf, 2.5 MB)

In addition, an access to the presentations made at the conference is provided:

Link to the presentations

If you want to know more about the activities of the Urban Freight Platform (UFP), you are most welcome to attend the seminar that will take place during the Volvo Ocean Race Week, June 23-24, 2015 at the Lindholmen Science Park, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Prof. Michael Browne from the University of Westminster (London, UK) and Visiting Professor at the University of Gothenburg will give a presentation during Day 2 of the seminar:

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Details:

Event:                   VREF Conference on Urban Freight

Date: March 04-05, 2015

Place: Lindholmen Science Park, Gothenburg, Sweden

For more information go to www.urbanfreightplatform.se.

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