Mobility Portal, Spain
Date: September 22, 2023
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By Javiera Altamirano

Sustainable mobility advocates will gather at the Global Mobility Call

It is expected that in the second edition of the Global Mobility Call, more than 10,000 professionals will attend in person. Who will be the exhibitors? Mobility Portal Europe reveals the details.
Global Mobility Call

The second edition of the Global Mobility Call will take place from October 24th to 26th at the IFEMA MADRID Venue.

The event will feature a comprehensive congress program, where world leaders, CEOs, business experts, prominent speakers, and top institutional representatives will discuss the next steps to consolidate the development of sustainable mobility for the future.

This edition will be structured into two distinct areas: GMC Congress Space and GMC Expo Space.

Over 10,000 professionals are expected to attend in person. Those who wish to participate can register here before September 25th and take advantage of a discount of up to 50%.

Global Mobility Call: The Largest International Agenda to Accelerate Sustainable Mobility

The GMC Congress Space will host 101 presentations, keynotes, and panel discussions (40% international presence), featuring over 300 speakers.

This space includes the Main Auditorium, where a high-level strategic agenda and representation from corporate partners will be presented, including ADIF, Renfe, Iberia, Iberdrola, BP, EMT, Metro de Madrid, Cepsa, Uber, HVR, Consorcio de Transportes de Madrid, and Ulity.

There will also be three Agoras where various thematic itineraries will be developed:

  • The Path to Net-Zero, sponsored by EDP
  • Sustainable Transport, sponsored by SISTEM
  • From Automotive to Mobility Solutions, sponsored by PWC
  • Technology and Innovation, sponsored by INDRA
  • Mobility Solutions for Citizens, sponsored by MOBILITY ADO
  • Smart and Livable Cities, featuring participants such as C40, Mango, Senasa, or UNTWO
  • Best Business Practices for Sustainable Economic Development, with the participation of Seres, Forética, AEB, Coca-Cola, or SACYR, among others.

Confirmed speakers for the event include:

  • Anabel Díaz, Vice President, Head of EMEA Mobility at Uber
  • Andrés Guevara de la Vega, CEO of BP España
  • Bertrand Piccard, Visionary, Aviator, and President of the Solar Impulse Foundation
  • Eric Hannon, Partner at McKinsey & Company
  • Eileen M. Vélez Vega, Secretary of the Department of Transportation and Public Works of Puerto Rico
  • Fernando Candela, President and CEO of Iberia
  • Harald Wimmer, Global Automotive Leader for PwC
  • Javier Sáez de Jubera Alvarez, President of TotalEnergies Electricidad y Gas in Spain
  • Jeremy Rifkin, Advisor to the EU since 2000
  • José Puente, CEO of Ulity
  • Julia López Ventura, Regional Director Europe at C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
  • Lukas Neckermann, Advisor and Associate Instructor at New York University
  • Nancy Vandycke, Lead on Paris Alignment at World Bank Group
  • Natalia Bayona, Executive Director of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
  • Peggy Liu, JUCCCE (Joint US China Collaboration on Clean Energy)
  • Vera Pinto, CEO of EDP Comercial and member of the Executive Board of the EDP Group

The Largest Networking and Business Creation Space

GMC Expo Space will serve as the ultimate platform for networking and the creation of new business opportunities, featuring the participation of over 100 companies and startups.

It will establish the largest meeting point and promote public-private collaboration between government authorities and the business sector.

Global Mobility Call on the Agenda of the Spanish EU Presidency

Global Mobility Call will also host three major events on the official mobility agenda of the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, organized by the Ministry of Transport, Mobility, and Urban Agenda of Spain, with the participation of European Commissioners.

On October 25th, the “Rural Mobility Conference” will take place, and on Thursday, October 26th, the meeting “The PEP Partnership on Active Mobility,” both at the EU Forum and not open to the public.

Additionally, on the Main Stage/Auditorium Principal, on Thursday, October 26th, the event “European Corridors in Spain 360” will be held, which will be open to the public.

It will address the Mediterranean and Atlantic corridors from various perspectives, going beyond mere infrastructure projects and focusing on improving the lives and economies of people through better passenger and freight transportation services and structures.

An investment of over 53.806 billion euros is expected for these projects.

Read more: Global Mobility Call launches 1st GMC Awards: sustainable mobility will be rewarded

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