CPC-C Seminar, Brussels 28 January 2010 – IRU Academy seminar in cooperation with CIECA

Opening speech, Sonja Sporstøl, CIECA President
Opening speech, Janusz Lacny, IRU President

Session 1:  The importance of Professional Training and Testing in order to create  a long term career of choice

A global perspective on driver competence, Virgina Tanase, UNECE
EU directive on Driver Professional Training and other legislative changes, Annie Caniel, DGTREN of the European Commission

Session 2:  Harmonisation in training and assessment standards

Comparative overview and Case studies on different training and testing models applied in the framework of CPC Driver
(CIECA Panel):

Comparative overview of the implementation of the Directive 2003/59/EC, Daniel Vandenberghe, CIECA
Danièle Carmine, Ministry of Environment, France
Jill Lewis, Director of Driver Education and Learning, DSA, Great Britain
Dr Sinan Alispahić, Director of Driver Education, HAK, Croatia
Viktoras Lapinas, Head of the Traffic Safety Division, State Road Transport Inspectorate under the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, Lithuania

Session 3:  Financing professional development in the Road Transport Sector

Different financing models of CPC Driver in the EU – A focus on Poland, Spain, Belgium, Denmark and Romania  (IRU Academy Panel)

Zbigniew Lizon, President, Foundation of Transport Academy, Poland
Luisa Lopez Leza, Secretary General, ASTIC, Spain
Yves Mannaerts, Director FBAA, Belgium
Roxana Ilie, In charge of Internal & External Affairs, UNTRR, Romania

Session 4: Use of modern learning technologies in Road Transport Training & Testing

Modern Learning Technologies: A brief look at some recent developments using modern learning methodologies that address learning needs in a globalised world.

Training Trends, Patrick Philipp, Head of IRU Academy, IRU
Eco Driving, Kris Jooris, Key Driving Competence

Using simulators to Train and Assess Drivers – Business reality or commercial trick. Current trends and state of the market.

Jan Deman, Director, FCBO, Belgium
Patrick Marcet, Director General Delegate, Promotrans, France