On behalf of TRA 2016 organisers it is my honour and pleasure to invite you to sponsor the great event – Transport Research Arena 2016, which will be held from April 18th to 21st, 2016 in the Conference Centre at the PGE Narodowy Stadium in Warsaw.
Transport Research Arena is the most important in Europe conference in the area of surface transport. The European Commission, in cooperation with the Conference of European Directors of Roads (CEDR) and the European technological platforms, is the initiator of TRA2016. The objectives of the conference comprise actions for benefit of research, development and innovation in transport, as well as strengthening cooperation of between the world of science and industry, also with the participation of politicians and decision-makers. The Ministry of Infrastructure and Development of the Republic of Poland and the Road and Bridge Research Institute are the co-organisers of TRA2016.
TRA2016 is a great opportunity for Europe and Poland. It is a perfect occasion for the European and Polish researchers and scientists to present practical applications of innovative project solutions in the area of transport, having impact on living standard of each of us, performed within the EU framework programmes, including in particular the currently implemented “Horizon 2020″ programme. We expect approximately 2 000 participants of the TRA conference and additional numerous visitors at the exhibition.
I do hope that the TRA2016 will prove to be, also owing to your presence, a great occasion for a dialogue of the representatives of various circles connected with broadly understood subject matter of transport which is nowadays one of the most important branches of both domestic and global economy.
An exhibition will accompany the TRA2016 conference. The exhibition will be attended by the European Commission, the Conference of European Directors of Roads (CEDR) and industrial companies – the members of the European technological platforms of surface freight transport from all over Europe. We expect approximately 2 000 participants of the TRA conference and additional numerous visitors at the exhibition.
It is possible to enter sponsorship programmes of TRA2016. I hope that the initiative of participation in TRA2016 arose your interest and therefore. I suggest meeting at time convenient to you for the purpose of discussing your participation in the exhibition and possible sponsorship of the 6th European TRA Conference.
prof. Leszek Rafalski
TRA2016 Programme Committee Chair
Director of the Road and Bridge Research Institute