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JRC enlargement and integration workshop: expectations and concerns about connected and automated vehicles

Enlargement and Integration Workshop: Expectations and concerns about connected and automated vehicles
Oct 15 2020
Oct 16 2020

Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs) can improve transport and reducing its negative impacts.

CAVs are expected to

  • be safer,
  • more energy efficient,
  • increase the road network capacity.

To discuss about expectations and concerns, we organise a co-creation workshop about connected and automated mobility.

Call for applications


We invite representatives who work in relevant sectors in

  • academia, industry, NGOs and national ministries and are from
  • Enlargement and integration countries, including:
    • Candidate and potential candidate countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Kosovo* – This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence – Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey),
    • European neighbourhood policy countries Associated to Horizon 2020 (Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Tunisia, Ukraine), and new EU Member State (Croatia)

To apply, please send your CV and supporting letter to

Deadline: 31 August 2020

The number of places is limited to a maximum of 30 participants.

The workshop will be organised as an online participatory event.


  • Update participants on the EU's policy on development of cooperative, connected and automated mobility.
  • Discuss about main factors that can help or hinder the introduction of CAVs on the market.
  • Identify regional differences in the attitudes towards CAVs

Programme and background information

Day 1

  • Introduction. The future of road transport: technology and policy outlook, citizen perspective.
  • Co-creation session 1. Expectations and concerns about Connected and Automated Vehicles.

Day 2

  • Co-creation session 2. Threats and opportunities of a Connected and Automated Mobility.
  • Discussion about the main findings and comparison with previous activities by the JRC.