Workshops & Discussion Panels

WORKSHOP: ATLANTIC AND MEDITERRANEAN CORRIDORS

MAY 8th, 2024

The workshop was held on the IE University campus in Madrid, coordinated by Julio Gomez-Pomar from the Center for Transport Economics & Infrastructures Management. It had the notable participation of José Antonio Sebastián Ruiz (Atlantic Corridor) and Josep-Vicent Boira Maiques (Mediterranean Corridor). The event was an excellent opportunity to discuss innovations and future strategies in urban mobility and logistics.

WORKSHOP: MADRID GREEN URBAN MOBILITY LAB

JANUARY 24th, 2024

The colloquium took place at the Madrid IE University Campus, where the Mobility Group and the Madrid Green Urban Mobility Lab met with Ignacio Vázquez, CEO of Metro de Madrid. The meeting was an opportunity to discuss relevant challenges on urban mobility.

TRAINING PROGRAM: BUILDING THE FUTURE OF ADIF

APRIL - JUNE, 2023

Training program under the academic direction of Julio Gómez-Pomar, President of the Center, aimed at ADIF managing directors and first-line directors. The purpose of the program is to accompany the directors in the strategic challenges of the organization through individual and group reflection, as well as transversal collaboration dynamics focused on the improvement and transformation that these challenges entail.

The program will include the participation of professors from IE Business School, external managers, and sector specialists; and will focus, among various topics, on understanding the current context of transformation and change in business management, digital transformation and innovation, and sustainable development and generation of value to stakeholders.

WORKSHOP: TALENT RETENTION

APRIL 20TH, 2023

The workshop was held on-site at the IE Tower with the participation of Rocio Bonet, Professor of Human Resources at IE University.

The session was a valuable opportunity to discuss and analyze in-depth the challenges that today's companies face in terms of talent retention. During the meeting, topics such as the importance, benefits, and implications of flexible work arrangements were evaluated, as well as best practices for increasing employee motivation and satisfaction.

WORKSHOP WITH ADIF: STRATEGIC INVESTMENT PLAN FOR THE FUTURE OF MOBILITY

MARCH 23rd, 2023

An in-person workshop was held at the IE Tower with the special participation of Marisa Domínguez, President of Adif.

During the meeting, the management team of ADIF presented to the members of the center the strategic investment plan that will be carried out with the aim of promoting safe, sustainable, and connected mobility, as well as supporting the fight against climate change. In addition, the milestones for 2022, new opportunities, and challenges that arise for the future of railway development were shared.

Workshop with Fundación Consejo España Brasil

OCTUBER 24th, 2022

Workshop where the participants attended the event in person at the IE Tower. It was an opportunity to discuss and analyze the Spanish transport infrastructure namely, the duration of concessions and the operation of Spanish ports and airports in comparison with the Brazilian system

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RECOVERY, TRANSFORMATION AND RESILIENCE PLAN

FEBRUARY 28th, 2022

A face-to-face workshop was held at the IE University campus with the special participation of Marisa Dominguez, President of Adif.

During the presentation, the management team of ADIF discussed with the members their strategic projects for economic growth, employment, and competitiveness in the Spanish economy involving public-private collaboration and spanning various government departments.

NEXT GENERATION EU, CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORT SECTORS (2nd EDITION)

JULY 14th, 2021

Online Workshop with the participation of Deloitte European Center for Recovery & Resilience.

In this 2nd Edition, the Center has again invited Deloitte European Center for Recovery & Resilience to discuss and reflect on the European Union's recovery plan, and the challenges and opportunities for the infrastructure and transport sector.

NEXT GENERATION EU, CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORT SECTORS

FEBRUARY 25th, 2021

Online Workshop with the participation of Deloitte European Center for Recovery & Resilience.

The recovery plan for Europe after the socio-economic damage caused by the pandemic is necessary to lead the way out of this crisis. From the Center, we held an exciting workshop on this topic inviting Deloitte European Center for Recovery & Resilience to discuss, in this context, the challenges and opportunities of the infrastructure and transport sector.

ADIF'S INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING AND VALUE ENHANCEMENT STRATEGY

NOVEMBER 30th, 2020

Online workshop with the intervention of Isabel Pardo de Vera, president of Adif.

The session served to discuss strategic issues in a context of uncertainty and reflect on how private companies will interact with the Public Administration to reach the best solutions while clarifying the immediate future.

VIRTUAL WORKSHOP ON PROPOSED LEGISLATION FOR SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY AND TRANSPORT FINANCING

NOVEMBER 12th, 2020

The virtual encounter includes the General Secretary of Transport and Mobility's intervention, María José Rallo del Olmo, followed by a colloquium. This event is part of the meetings promoted by Mitma's 2030 Strategy on Safe, Connected and Sustainable Mobility.

 

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VIRTUAL SOVEREIGN SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE WORKSHOP

A virtual, exclusive & unique closed-door workshop organized by IE University and IFSWF (International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds).

This two-day workshop covered critical aspects of the empowerment of pioneering global sovereign wealth funds to discover the full potential of investing in sustainability. With the collaboration of the IE Center for Transport Economics & Infrastructure Management, the Center and its corporate partners, CAF and Alstom, led the session "Infrastructure and COVID-19: The railway transportation challenge".

 

WORKSHOP ON THE PRESENTATION OF ADIF STRATEGIC PLANS TOWARDS LIBERALIZATION

The president of Adif, Isabel Pardo de Vera, and her management team showed transparently the strategic lines that the company will follow towards the passenger railway market's liberalization. "Europe recognizes that we are the most transparent model of liberalization, and we have the duty to be a model of reference for the next countries within the process." In this process, the cultural transformation will be a critical factor in taking advantage of the generational change and maintaining the generation of knowledge. Similarly, the company will experience a digital transformation to enhance all its assets and make them more attractive to stakeholders.

Workshop on Islamic Infrastructures and Finance

A workshop organized by the center collaborated with the IE Foundation and Javier Capapé, Ph.D. in Strategy. Prof. Capapé is also Director and associate professor at Sovereign Wealth Funds IE. During this workshop, participants understood and discussed the different business opportunities of the infrastructure sector in the Islamic world.

Workshop in collaboration with ADIF

During this session, members and participants of the center were able to discuss and go deeper into current issues such as the liberalization of passenger rail transport in Spain and the investment plan in infrastructures.

The workshop featured first-hand reflections of important personalities such as Isabel Pardo, President of ADIF; María Luisa Domínguez, the General Director of Strategic Planning; María Esther Mateos, D.Gral of Security, Processes and Corporate Systems and Juan Pablo Villanueva, General Director of Construcción.

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