Institutional representatives and business leaders from Portugal have shared their outlook on the development of sustainable mobility, in line with the goals of Global Mobility Call 2022. The conference was presented in Lisbon on Thursday with the aim of expanding its network of partnerships with international entities linked to the sector.
The presentation took place at the Residence of the Spanish Ambassador to Portugal, a country that has made significant progress on transformational mobility initiatives, in areas such as digitalisation, smart cities, sustainability in rural areas as well as actions and events that promote sustainable development.
Global Mobility Call, a major initiative organized by IFEMA MADRID and Smobhub with the support from the Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda of Spain, will take place on 14-16 June in Madrid. It will bring together more than 7,000 international leaders in their respective sectors, aiming to boost policies and initiatives focusing on sustainable mobility. The gathering will foster investments in new projects at this key moment, ushering the deep transformation required for and economic and social recovery following the pandemic.
The event was opened by Juan Francisco Montalbán Carrasco, Deputy Head of Mission at the Spanish Embassy in Portugal; and Eduardo López-Puertas, Director General of IFEMA MADRID. After the presentation, there was a round table discussing the topic ‘Sustainable mobility: kickstarting the green recovery’. Taking part in the discussion were Sofia Tenreiro, investor and energy expert; António Pires Lima, CEO of Brisa; João Ricardo Moreira, Board Member at NOS; António Oliveira Martins, General Director of LeasePlan; Carlos Barbosa, President of the Automobile Club of Portugal; and Miguel Eiras Antunes, Smart Cities & Urban Transformation Global Leader, from Deloitte.
General exterior shots of the Residence of the Spanish Ambassador to Portugal, Palácio de Palhavã, in Lisbon Portugal, on Thursday 17 February 2022.
Institutional and business leaders gather for the presentation of Global Mobility Call and a roundtable on sustainable mobility moderated by Portuguese journalist Ana Sofia Cardoso.
Images of the roundtable discussions.
Speakers and the public attending the event.
- Eduardo López Puertas, CEO of IFEMA MADRID
- Juan Francisco Montalbán Carrasco, Deputy Head of Mission at the Spanish Embassy in Portugal
- João Ricardo Moreira, Board Member at NOS
- Miguel Eiras Antunes, Smart Cities & Urban Transformation Global Leader, from Deloitte
- António Pires Lima, CEO of Brisa
- Sofia Tenreiro, investor and energy expert
- Carlos Barbosa, President of the Automobile Club of Portugal
- António Oliveira Martins, General Director of LeasePlan