A podcast series by the Magellan European Affairs Consultancy based in Porto and Brussels.
Topic include environment, transport, mobility and other.
Episode #12 - Safer roads with Lina Konstantinopoulou, EuroRAP
Lina Konstantinopoulou is Secretary General of The European Road Assessment Programme (EuroRAP) which has been promoting a Europe free of high-risk roads since 1999. Lina tells us how EuroRAP supports cities and road authorities in achieving safer roads through its global iRAP protocols.
Episode #11 - Waterborne transport revolution with Jaap Gebraad, SEAEUROPE
Jaap Gebraad is Research and Development Affairs Director at SEA Europe, the voice of the maritime civil and naval industries in Europe. We talk to Jaap about the Waterborne Technology Platform, which has been set up as an industry-oriented Technology Platform to establish a continuous dialogue between all waterborne stakeholders in the quest for zero-emissions waterborne transport.
Episode #10 - Science in Europe with Maria da Graça Carvalho, European Parliament
Maria da Graça Carvalho has been deeply involved in the European and national politics in her home country, Portugal. With an academic background in mechanical engineering, Graça talks us through the importance of science and innovation in Europe and how to get more women in technology jobs.
Episode #9 - Road transport during and after the pandemic with Steve Phillips, CEDR
Steve Phillips, Secretary General at CEDR, Conference of European Directors of Roads talks about the importance of European roads, the "Green corridors" initiative and the role of freight transport during the pandemic.
Episode #8 - Digitalisation for ports with Phanthian Zuesongdham, Port of Hamburg
In this episode we talk to Phanthian Zuesongdham - Head of Digital and Business Transformation at the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) about the digitalisation and innovation in one of the worlds biggest ports and how it has dealt with the coronavirus crisis.
Episode #7 - Public transport in the era of coronavirus with Artur Perchel, UITP
Public transport has been hit hard by the recent and still ongoing coronavirus crisis. In this podcast, we talk to Artur Perchel, Deputy Director at UITP - International Association of Public Transport about the recovery of the sector and the shift to shared mobility.