AVATAR - Presentation at DeConTrans Conference (2)

08 April 2022 - Published by Tom Pauwels
At the final conference of the DeConTrans Project (28/3/2022), the project partner Janusz Piotrowski (Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg) presented the AVATAR project.

The DeConTrans conference focused on innovative concepts for urban and regional inland navigation.

The conference included three keynote speeches on innovation projects from all over Germany. Besides the AVATAR project on city freight distribution with highly autonomous vessels, an overview was also given of the A-Swarm project (Autonome Elektrische Schiffahrt auf Wasserstrassen in Metropolregionen) by Tim Holzki and the SPS project (Smart Port Shuttle) by Daniel Rybarczyk.

The results of the DeConTrans project were presented and two additional lectures were given in the context of urban supply of the future via waterways. The event was concluded by a panel discussion which dealt with the potentials of city logistics on the waterway and the conditions necessary for this.

Further information of the conference can be found under the following link (in German): summary, presentations, program.

Recording of the conference is available via YouTube (AVATAR presentation starts at 28.58).

See also info on AVATAR Linkedin.