TransBaltica 2023

The conference will be held on May 26, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Place: Riga Freeport Authority, Kalpaka bulvāris 12, Riga, Latvia, LV-1010



9.30 –11.30 I Plenary session

MODERATORS: Normunds Krūmiņš - Chairman of the Board of Latvian Logistics Association

Jānis Vitenbergs Jānis Vitenbergs - Minister of transport of the Republic of Latvia
Andris Ameriks Transport policy of the European Union: perspectives of the Baltic states 
Andris Ameriks - Member of European Parliament , Vice-Chair of Committee on Transport and Tourism
Ansis Zeltiņš

Rīgas Brīvostas ilgtspējīgas attīstības vīzija un izaicinājumi.
Ansis Zeltins - Chief Executive Officer Freeport of Riga, Vice Chairman ESPO (European Sea Ports Organisation)

Uldis Hmieļevskis The role of ports in future challenges
Uldis Hmieļevskis - Chief  Executive Officer of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone
Kristīne Malnača Rail Baltica – new opportunities for freight transport
Kristīne Malnača - RB Rail AS, Head of Global Project Strategy and Economics Department
Justīna Hudenko Collaborating for Sustainable Mobility: Shifting Towards a Sustainable Transportation Model in the Baltic States through Government and Commercial Sector Engagement
Justina Hudenko - Dr.oec., LatRailNet Chairman of the Board, Riga Technical University associate professor, Latvia
Challenges to LV rail system 2023
Patriks Markēvičs
- LL.M., Director of the Railway Department of the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Latvia


11.30 –12.00 Coffee break
12.00 –14.30 II Plenary session

MODERATORS: Normunds Krūmiņš - Chairman of the Board of Latvian Logistics Association

Exploring Infrastructure Funding Models from Around the World
Adj. Prof. Dr. Andrea Giuricin - Transportation Economist at University Milan Bicocca, CEO -TRA Consulting Special Consultant for ITALO-NTV, Senior Rail consultant at WORLD BANK, Italy
The possible development and utilization of the TRASEKA transport corridor for the ports of the Eastern Baltic Sea
Vitautas Paulauskas - Prof., habil. Doctor, deep Sea captain, Klaipeda University, Lithuania
Port of Tallinn - In the winds of the future
Margus Vihman
- Member of the Management Board/CCO,Port of Tallinn
Opportunities that could be created in the era of digitalization: We-Transform project vision
Professor, Dr.Sc.Eng. Irina Yatskiv (Jackiva) - Chairwoman of the Board and Chief Executive Director Chairwoman of the Research&PhD Council Transport and Telecommunication Institute
Ingūna Jurgelāne-Kaldava The need for high-level knowledge in the field of transport and logistics - desired or necessary now and in the future?
Ingūna Jurgelāne-Kaldava
- Dr.oec., Associate professor, Head of International Economic Relations, Transport Economics and Logistics Department
Aleksandrs Pociluiko Freight transport after Covid
Aleksandrs Pociluiko - Chairman of the Board of the association  "Latvijas auto"
Normunds Krūmiņš What do ChatGPT (Generative Pre-trained Transformer) and Logistics have in common?
Normunds Krūmiņš - Chairman of the Board of Latvian Logistics Association


*In program possible changes


Satiksmes Minitrija

Riga Free Port

Ventspils Free Port


Liepajas speciala ekonomiska zona



Latvijas Loģistikas Asociācija


Transporta un sakaru instituts


VIA LAtvia

Radisson Blu Daugava


Media support