ACEM to host conference on sustainability and motorcycling in Brussels in January 2018
28 Nov 2017

ACEM to host conference on sustainability and motorcycling in Brussels in January 2018

The theme of the event will be “Sustainable motorcycling in Europe” and it will address how policy-makers, civil society and the motorcycle sector can work together to promote policies that improve the sustainability of Europe’s transport system whilst protecting skilled jobs in Europe.

Some of the topics that will be discussed include:

  • Motorcycling in cities, traffic congestion and local environmental policies
  • Regulation 168/2013 on type-approval of L-category vehicles and environmental standards
  • Engine efficiency and electrification of transport
  • Pollutant emissions (HC, NOx, PM)
  • GEAR 2030 and the future of the automotive sector in Europe
  • Latest market trends

Date and venue

24 January 2018

Renaissance Hotel. 19, Rue du Parnasse, Brussels

Programme of the event

 11:00 - 11:25 Keynote speeches 
 11:30 - 13:00 Panel discussion and Q&A session
 13:00 - 14:30 Walking lunch and networking coffee


Register now (mandatory to attend the event)

Keynote speakers

  • Elżbieta Bieńkowska. European Commissioner for internal market and entrepreneurship and SMEs (TBC)
  • Stefan Pierer. ACEM President. CEO of KTM AG 


  • Bernd Lange. Member of the European Parliament. Chairman of the Committee on International trade
  • Joanna Szychowska. European Commission, DG GROW, Head of the automotive unit (TBC)
  • Eddy Liegeois. European Commission, DG MOVE, Head of the road transport unit (TBC)
  • Greg Archer. Transport and Environment. Director for clean vehicles
  • Silvio Manicardi. International Motorcycle Federation (FIM) Europe. Second Deputy President
  • Erwin Segers. ACEM - Chair of the Technical and regulatory affairs committee
  • Antonio Perlot. ACEM - Secretary General  

Press contact

Manuel Ordonez de Barraicua. ACEM Communications manager
+32 (0) 22 30 97 32

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