Registration Deadline for European Livable Transport Conference

You’re planning on attending the 2007 Annual Polis Conference: Innovation in Local Transport for Attractive Cities and Regions and you’ve already booked your hotel room.

By today, you have to register by filling out the pdf on the other side of this link and mailling it to Julie Lucca- Polis, Rue du Trône 98, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium.

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