International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Tours and Networking


The International Transport Forum is pleased to offer delegates the following networking events and technical and cultural tours as part of the 2015 Summit programme. To reserve your place at any of these events, please indicate this during the registration process.

Networking is an essential part of the Summit programme. In 2015, join ministers, industry leaders, heads of international organisations, top researchers, and civil society at the Presidency Reception hosted by France, and the elegant Gala Dinner hosted by the International Transport Forum. Both of these events will be held in the spectacular Glass Hall of the Congress Center Leipzig.

Presidency Reception hosted by New Zealand  (Wednesday 27 May)

The Presidency Reception is the opening networking event for all Summit participants. This year, it shall be hosted by the New Zealand ministry of transport, which holds the 2015 Presidency of the Forum.

Gala Dinner: Hosted by the International Transport Forum (Thursday 28 May)

The Gala Dinner is a festive reception hosted by the Secretary General of the International Transport Forum.

The Gala Dinner provides an excellent opportunity to meet other Summit participants in a relaxed atmosphere. Starting with a Cocktail Reception in the Exhibition Area, the evening will include a sumptuous three-course dinner followed by music and dancing.

The Gala Dinner is a not-to-be-missed part of the Annual Summit.

‘Women in Transport’ Breakfast: Hosted by the International Transport Forum (Friday 29 May)

Women Shaping Mobility for a Connected World

This networking breakfast session will bring together a number of remarkable women leaders who are inspiring change and innovation in the transport sector, representing public sector, business, including entrepreneurs, civil society and academia.

To encourage lively informal discussions in a more relaxed setting, this session will host 60 participants for a seated breakfast around 6 tables. Due to limited space, participation will be on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend that you indicate your participation at the time of registration.

Read more about ‘Women in Transport’ Breakfast