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  • Dr Savvidis, representing the European Commission, will be attending the "1st Meeting of the G20 Transport Task Group and South American Summit of Vehicle Emissions" that will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 24-27 September 2018. As the first in-person meeting of the G20 Transport Task Group, it will engage in a strategic discussion on the group’s activities and vision for the coming years. In this working meeting, participants will also take stock of the important progress made in improving the energy efficiency and environmental performance of heavy-duty vehicles in G20 economies (05/09/2018)
  • Dr Savvidis will be attending the "4th Biennial Powertrain Modelling and Control Testing, Mapping and Calibration (PMC) Conference" held in Loughborough on 9-10 September 2018 and will be presenting EC's policy on CO2 emissions from Heavy Duty Vehicles (5/09/2018)
  • Dr Savvidis participated in the "5th International Conference: Emission Reduction and Emission Sensors" that was held in Stuttgart, Germany on 10-12 of July 2018. (15/07/2018)
  • Dr Savvidis presented the paper "CO2 Emissions from Heavy Duty Vehicles in the EU: Strategy & Regulatory Steps" at the 39th International Vienna Motor Symposium, Vienna, Austria 26-27 April 2018
  • Dr Savvidis will be one of the key speakers at the "The Integer Emissions Summit & AdBlue® Forum Asia Pacific" that will take place in Tokyo, Japan on 14 – 15 March 2018 (06/02/2018)
  • Dr Savvidis has been invited to participate as a keynote speaker in the "Integer Emissions Summit & AdBlue® Forum China 2017" that will place in Beijing, China 16-18 May 2017 (17/04/2017)
  • Dr Dimitrios Savvidis has been invited to join the Advisory Committee, and attend the conference "International Conference on New Energy Vehicle and Vehicle Engineering (NEVVE 2017)" that will be held in Hong Kong on July 21-23, 2017. The conference is organized by IASED (International Academy of Science and Engineering for Development) as keynote speaker. His topic will be: "Update on the latest developments for CO2 emissions and fuel consumption legislation in Europe for cars, trucks, buses and the new simulation tool VECTO for HDVs" (15/04/2017)
  • Dr Dimitrios Savvidis will be participating as a speaker at the "10th Integer Emissions Summit & AdBlue Forum China 2017", which will be held at the Renaissance Beijing Capital (Beijing), on 16-18 May 2017. The topic of his presentation will be: "Developments of CO2 and fuel efficiency measurements in Europe and future prospects" (13/03/2017)
  • Dr Dimitrios Savvidis will be participating in the14th CTI International Conference - Exhaust emissions held in Frankfurt, 23-25 May 2015. (15/05/2016)
  • Dr Savvidis has been invited to attend the "12th Integer Emissions Summit & AdBlueR Forum Europe 2016" conference which will take place in Brussels 21-23 of June. The audience has expressed an interesting in understanding the latest developments of VECTO, especially as it looks to be approved this year and he will deliver a presentation on this important topic. More info can be found here. (video) (8/2/2016)
  • Dr Dimitrios Savvidis will be one of the main speakers in the workshop "Regulación de la Eficiencia Energética en Vehículos Pesados" organized by the Mexican Ministry of Energy in Mexico on 29-30th of September 2015. A meeting with the Mexican Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM) has been also planned in order to exchange views on the latest developments for calculating CO2 emissions and fuel consumption from Heavy Duty Vehicles. (08/09/2015)
  • Dr Savvidis will be one of the speakers in the "11th Integer Emissions Summit and AdBlue Forum Europe 2015", 16-18 June 2015, Brussels, Belgium (30/5/2015)
  • Dr Dimitrios Savvidis, representing the European Commission, will be participating from 28 to 30 of April in the international public workshop "Workshop on Heavy-Duty fuel efficiency regulations", co-hosted by PCRA (Petroleum Conservation Research Association) and IEA (International Energy Agency), with speakers including experts from China, Japan, Korea, N. America, and India to discuss the development of fuel efficiency standards for heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) globally, and implications for India.
  • Dr Savvidis has been invited and accepted the invitation to participate and present the proposed VECTO tool at the "Automotive Logistics - Europe Conference 2015" that will be held in Bonn, Germany from 12 to 14 of March 2015. (10/2/2015)
  • Dr Savvidis participated in a workshop organized by SMMT in Birmingham, UK on the 1st of December 2014 in order to update industry on Heavy Duty Vehicles' CO2 emissions (5/12/2014)
  • Dr Savvidis will be participating in the 17th Heavy Duty Hybrids (HDH) meeting in Madrid, Spain on the 8th and 9th of April 2014. (4/4/2014)
  • Dr Savvidis will be participating on the 22nd of March 2014 in the Green and Safe Transport in Local Communities - Erasmus Intensive Program (IP) organized in Radom - Poland, and will be lecturing on "Current and Future Emission Limits for Cars-EcoDriving". (19/3/2014)
  • Dr Savvidis will be participating in the Technical Workshop "Heavy Duty Vehicle Efficiency: Aligning Standards Internationally" organized by ICCT in Tianjin, China, on the 25-26 of February. His presentation will be on EU certification procedure, overview and update. This is a dialogue among experts from Japan, N. America, China and Europe on the technology potential of various categories of Heavy-Duty vehicles (HDV) around the world, the feasibility and costs of various testing and simulation strategies employed in fuel efficiency standards. He will be repsenting European Commission and provide information on the latest developments on CO2 HDV emissions.
  • On the 1st of December 2013 Dr Dimitrios Savvidis has been appointed as a Seconded National Expert at European Commission, Directorate General for Climate Action (DG-CLIMA) in Brussels, Belgium.
  • Dr Savvidis participates in the 1st General Meeting for the new European funded project called G-DRIVE (Green Development Research and Innovation in Vehicle Engineering) held at the University of Antwerp in Belgium, 10-11 October 2013. (10/10/2013)
  • Dr. Dimitrios Savvidis is participating in the General Meeting for next Intensive Program (IP) taking place in Radom-Poland on 18-19th of October. (www.pr.radom.pl)
  • Dr. Savvidis was offered from University of Antwerp/ KdG University College the post of Senior Lecturer. He accepted the offer and will start on the 16th of June 2012. (10/6/2012)
  • Dr. Savvidis will be lecturing for two days (22-23 of September 2011) at KdG University in Antwerp. His topic will be Green Fuels. (21/9/2011)
  • Dr Savvidis will be one of the key speakers at the "Next generation off-high way engines - Emission reduction potential in off-highway powertrains" on Thuesday the 28th of June 2011 at 10:05 a.m. in Frankfurt. (20/06/2011)
  • Mr. Dimitrios Savvidis will be participating at the Intensive Programme (IP) in Radom-Poland, which will be held from the 4th to the 15th of April 2011. He is a guest Professor and on the 4th of April at 10:00am will give a lecture on "Development of EU emission standards". (28/03/2011)
  • Mr. Savvidis accepted the invitation from Karel de Grode Hogeschool in Antwerp and on the 22nd of November will be lecturing as a Guest Professor on Green Fuels . His lecture will be at Master in CarEcology. (8/11/2010)
  • Mr. Savvidis will be lecturing as a Guest Professor at the Karel de Grode Hogeschool in Antwerp on the 4th of October. His lecture will be on of Green Fuels at Master in CarEcology. (1/10/2010)
  • Mr. Savvidis will be visiting Caterpillar and Perkins facilities in Peterborough, England on the 1st and 2nd of September 2010. (31/08/2010)
  • Mr. Savvidis visited Volvo Penta Marine Test Centre in Gothenburg, Volvo Construction Equipment in Eskilstuna and Scania's Engine Development Center in Södertälje, Sweden between 25 and 27 of August 2010. (29/08/2010)
  • On the 16/6/2010 Mr. Dimitrios Savvidis joined the European Commission as a Seconded National Expert working at the Directorate General of Enterprise and Industry. (06/07/2010)
  • Mr. Dimitrios Savvidis will be participating at the Intensive Programme (IP) in Turku, Finland from the 17th to the 19th of March 2010. On the 18th of March at 9:00 am will give a lecture on “Recycling of materials and parts used on modern vehicles”. (10/03/2010)
  • Mr. Savvidis will be lecturing at the University of Wroclaw in Poland from 1st to 10th of March 2010 at the postgraduate course (Master) in Car Ecology (24-02-2010)
  • Dimitrios Savvidis at "Gourmet"! (7/2/2010)
  • Second part of Mr. Savvidis' article in the weekly newspaper "Ditiki" will be published on the 5th of November 2009 with title: “We drive economically and ecologically”.(3/11/2009)
  • Mr. Savvidis' article will be published in the weekly newspaper “Ditiki” on the 29th of October 2009 and 5th of November 2009 with title: “We drive economically and ecologically”. (27/10/2009)
  • Mr. Savvidis' article and interview is in the last issue of AutoThuesday, weekly car magazine, on the 29th of September 2009.(29/ 09/09)
  • Mr. Dimitrios Savvidis will be participating to the 4th International Environmental Conference entitled "Life Quality and Capacity Building in the frame of a Safe Environment" from the 17th to the 20th of March 2009 in Katerini, Greece. Two publications:
    1. "Emissions generated from internal combustion engines and further developments in exhaust after treatment devices beyond euro 6 for Europe" and
    2. "Ignition timing influence on the performance and exhaust emissions of a ford escort fuelled with ethanol/petrol blends" will be announced and presented to European researchers and scientists.(15/03/09)
  • Mr. Dimitrios Savvidis will be one of the speakers at Money Show Conference held at Hotel Hyatt Regency, Thessaloniki, on Saturday the 29th of November at 12:00 presenting “Tranport engine emissions and European legislation”. (17/11/2008)
  • Mr. Savvidis will be lecturing at the University of Valencia from 3rd to 12th of November 2008 at the postgraduate course (Master) in Car Ecology (31-10-2008)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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