Public service obligations and safety: citizen rights or business?
Arrival and registration at ASP building entrance
9:30 – 9:40
Introductory welcome speech from Mr. Jaromir Kohlicek MEP, GUE/NGL Transport Committee Coordinator
9:40 – 10:10
Contributions mainly focused on the topics of Public Service Obligations (PSO) and Safety in Railways.
Panel speakers (5-7 minutes each):
- Mr. Eddy Liegeois, Head of Unit in charge of PSO – DG Move, European Commission
- Mr. Serge Piteljon, Member of ETF Executive Committee
- Mr. Erik Meijer, former MEP, Rapporteur on Reg. 1370/2007 on PSO
- Mr. Mikael Nyberg, Journalist and Author of the book 'The Great Train Robbery'
10:10 – 10:20
Input from Mrs. Sabine Wils MEP, GUE/NGL Member in the Transport Committee, Shadow Rapporteur on COM(2013)28 on PSO
10:20 – 12:30
Debate between audience and panellists
Closing remarks from panellists and political conclusions from Mr. Jaromir Kohlicek and Mrs. Sabine Wils, GUE/NGL MEPs.