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Speakers

José Braga

President, APCAP

Economist with deep experience and knowledge in toll motorways operation. Vast involvement and direction concerning technological development, particularly in operation and control systems.

Active participation in the creation and implementation of the Via Verde system and also the Via Verde Portugal company.

Experience of more than 30 years activity in different fields of toll motorways operation: organization, planning, control and relationships with the grantor and providers.

He is currently President of ASECAP.

Schedule
Welcoming and Opening remarks
Days:
Tuesday 30 May
09.00 – 9.30

Bruno De La Fuente

Concessionaires Director, SEOPAN

Bruno de la Fuente is Bachelor of Business Science by the Universidad Complutense of Madrid and Master in Business Administration by the IE Business School.

1999 - 2010
ASETA (Spanish Association of Concessionaires Companies Highways, Tunnels, Bridges and Toll Road) - Management Assistant, leading the coordination of various committees of the Association as the Electronic Toll Collection Interoperability and Marketing.

2010 – 2014
ASETA - General Manager He was involved in the definition, implementation and monitoring of the electronic toll collection Spanish ViaT system and he participated in different European projects of toll interoperability as CESARE, PISTA or RCI.

2014 – Present
SEOPAN (Association of Infrastructure Contractors and Concessionaires) - Concessionaires Director He is also member of the ATC, AEC and ITS Spain’s Boards of Directors, member of the IBTTA (Global toll industry association) Technology Committee, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the ASECAP COPER I and participates in standardization committees of AENOR 159-199.

Schedule
Moderator of the Policy session: EETS – Where are we?  
Days:
Tuesday 30 May

12.00 – 13.00 

Kallistratos Dionelis

Secretary-General, ASECAP

Up to 1999 K. Dionelis served the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Greece as a diplomat. The periods 1983-1990 and 1993-1999 he served in Brussels in the Greek Delegation in the EU, as first Counsellor of the Embassy, responsible for Transport, Energy and Environment. Since 1999 he is General Secretary of ASECAP, the European Association of tolled road infrastructures operators gathering 22 national members and managing more than 50.000 km. of road networks.

Mr Dionelis holds Masters Degrees of:
- Mechanical engineer N.U.A. (National University of Athens);
- Electrical engineer N.U.A.;
- Transport engineer;
- Economist (Economic University of Greece) – Master’s in Art of economics, specialization in transport economics.

Schedule
Policy session: “EETS – Where are we?
Days:
Tuesday 30 May

12.00 – 13.00 

Key industry challenges – EU and US perspective 
Days:
Wednesday 31 May
15.00 – 16.15

Karel Feix

Managing Director, KASPCH TrafficCom

Born in Prague in 1951

* 1971 – Graduated from Secondary School of Telecommunications
* 1976 – Graduated from Czech Technical University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering; obtained the title "ing." (MS)
* Following graduation, worked in Czech Telecom where he took part in designing and implementing digital communication systems
* During 1980s, worked for Ericsson in Finland and Sweden
* At the end of 1980s and beginning of 1990s, participated in a digitalization project for Czech Telecom
* 1991 – Appointed Managing Director of the Austrian holding Kapsch in the Czech Republic and Slovakia where he managed projects in the area of telecommunications and transportation telematics for roads and railways, such as the supply of GSM-R to the Czech Railways
* 2005 – Appointed the Managing Director of the holding's new company Kapsch Telematic Services CZ, which guarantees the supply and operation of the electronic toll system in the Czech Republic
* Fluent in English, German, and Russian
* Married with two adult children
* Hobbies include tennis, skiing, and biking

Schedule
Innovative services & tools & apps for road infrastructure
Days:
Wednesday 31 May
14.00 – 15.00

Marko Jandrisits

Program Manager for Cooperative Systems and Services, ASFINAG

Mr. Marko Jandrisits is leading the ASECAP Permanent Committee on ITS and Innovation is employed by ASFINAG the Austrian Operators of the High Level Road Network as Program Manager for Cooperative Systems and Services. He is Co-Chair of the Amsterdam Group and delegate to several national and international ITS related bodies like the C-ITS Deployment Platform, ETSI, CEN and CEPT.

Mr. Jandrisits graduated from the University of Applied Sciences Wr. Neutstadt for Interdisciplinary Management as “Diplom-Ingenieur (FH)”. Since 2000 he worked as Project Manager in the field of Transport and Traffic Telematics and was responsible for the development and implementation of numerous projects in transports, logistics and information technologies for ESA, EC and on national level. He was member of the board of the Austrian Institute of Navigation and delegate to the European Maritime Radionavigation Forum.

Schedule
Moderator of the Policy session:  “Innovative megatrends in the road transport sector”
Days:
Tuesday 30 May
14.30 – 16.00

Jorge Lopes

Director Responsible for the Road Technologies and Information Management Services, BRISA

Dr. Jorge Lopes is graduated in computer science engineering and holds a PhD Degree in Transportation Systems from the Technical University of Lisbon and the MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is invited professor in the Department of Civil Engineering of the Technical University of Lisbon and has been involved in several studies of transportation systems and complex systems design and development.

He joined Brisa in 2001 as responsible for the development of ITS solutions and the traffic control center’ systems design and development.

Currently he is the director responsible for the road technologies and information management services.

Jorge is the chairman of CP3 – the permanent committee on ITS of APCAP – the Portuguese association.

Schedule
Innovative megatrends in the road transport sector 
Days:
Tuesday 30 May
14.30 – 16.00

Jean Mesqui

President, ASFA

Jean MESQUI is Graduate of the French École Polytechnique, of the French École des Ponts-et-Chaussées (university-level College for civil engineering) and have a Ph.D. in History.

From 1975 to 1988, he took several positions within the Ministry of Equipment and transportation: In 1989, he joined the toll road sector as Executive Director of SAPN (French Concessionaire Company /Société des Autoroutes Paris-Normandie. He became in 1997, member of the Board, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Since 2001, he is Executive Director of ASFA (Association Professionnelle des Sociétés Françaises concessionnaires d’Autoroutes et d’ouvrages à péage / Association of French concessionaire companies). 

He was President of ASECAP (European Organization gathering the toll road operators), He was Chairman of ERTICO Board (organization gathering private and public companies for the development of ITS), He is board member of IBTTA (Association gathering the toll road operators’ worldwide)

Schedule
Welcoming and Opening Remarks 
Days:
Tuesday 30 May 
09.00 – 09.30

Julián Núñez

President, SEOPAN

At the present time he is President of SEOPAN. SEOPAN is the Association of Infrastructure Contractors and Concessionaires. The annual turnover of its member companies reaches almost 80 billion € with 470.000 employees Is also President of the CEOE’s Commission of Concessions and Services, Vice president of CEOE’s Commission of International Relations, Board and Executive Committee member of CEOE (Spanish Employers Confederation), Vice president of CNC (National Construction Confederation), Board member of the Construction Labor Foundation (FLC), Board member of Spanish Road Association (AEC), ASECAP Permanent Representative and IBTTA Board of Directors member.

Among other responsibilities, he has been working for 10 years in Vias y Construcciones (ACS Group), 5 among them as director of the company in Portugal.

Schedule
Closing and invitation to the 2018 ASECAP Study Days 
Days:
Wednesday 31 May
15.15 – 16.30

Klaus Schierhackl

Executive Director, ASFINAG - International IBTTA Vice President

Klaus Schierhackl is the Executive Director of ASFINAG (since 2007), where his main responsibilities include financing, accounting, controlling, tolling and international business relations. Schierhackl attended the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. He worked as an assistant at the Institute of Transport Economics and Logistics, then joined MAN in Munich to come back to Vienna where he was appointed head of ASFINAG’s Tolling Department and General Manager of ASFINAG Maut Services GmbH from 2005 to 2007.

During his activities abroad he established close contact with ASECAP (European Association of Tolled Motorway, Bridge and Tunnel Concessionaires), where he became president from 2011 – 2013. Klaus is a member of the IBTTA Board of Directors, since 2011 and a member of the ERTICO Supervisory Board since June 2015.

Schedule
Key industry challenges - EU and US perspectives
 

Days:
Wednesday 31 May
15.00 – 16.15

Malika Seddi

Director of International Affairs and Customer Services, ASFA

Malika SEDDI, Director of International Affairs and Customer Services in ASFA (Professional Association of motorway and facilities concessionaires in France). Engaged in the toll industry for 25 years, she is deeply involved in ASECAP (Association for toll motorway operators in Europe). She is the chair of Safety permanent committee (Coper 2). She is the International Vice-President of IBTTA (Worldwide association for the owners and operators of toll facilities and industry). She is also involved in ERTICO (ITS Europe), and PIARC (Wold road Association) representing ASFA members’ interests. She had been involved in many European projects aiming to improve road safety and the development of harmonised ITS services.

Schedule
Moderator of the Policy session : “Maintenance and preservation of the assets: ensuring the highest standards of safety" 
Days:
Tuesday 30 May
16.30 – 18.00

Emanuela Stocchi

Director of International Affairs, AISCAT and IBTTA President

Emanuela Stocchi is an expert in EU legislation and policies and she is the Director of International Affairs for AISCAT (Associazione Italiana Società Concessionarie Autostrade e Trafori), the Italian Association of Toll Highways Concessionaires Companies. In this role she ensures the Association’s contacts with the EU Institutions and other European and International organizations active in the transportation field. Emanuela is Vice Chair of the ASECAP (European Association of Toll Highways Concessionaires Companies) Permanent Committee of Road Safety, Environment and Sustainability and is also a member of the PIARC (World Road Association) International committees on infrastructure financing and road terminology.

Emanuela serves as Executive Officer of IBTTA (International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association), the worldwide alliance of toll operators and associated industries that provides a forum for sharing knowledge and ideas to promote and enhance toll-financed and other direct-user-fee-financed transportation services. She served IBTTA and its members through work on several committees before being appointed to the Board of Directors in 2011. She also served a two-year term as International Vice President, one-year term as Second Vice President and First Vice President, and is now serving the Association as President. 

Schedule
Welcoming and Opening Remarks

Days:
Tuesday 30 May
09.00 - 09.30

Moderator of the Marketing/Commercial session: Key industry challenges - EU and US perspectives 
Days:
Wednesday 31 May
15.00 - 16.15