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New VUB chair City distribution

The MOBI research centre and the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences & Solvay Business school of Vrije Universiteit Brussel are pleased to announce the VUB chair 2015-2016, awarded to prof Michael Browne from the university of Gothenburg (Sweden).

His inaugural speech will be held on Monday 26th of October and is titled ‘Home shopping, delivery and last-mile logistics: experiences from the UK.’ The inaugural speech discusses the consequences of the dramatic growth in online shopping and the different urban levels and stakeholders involved. The speech will be introduced by prof Cathy Macharis, head of the Mobility, Logistics and Automotive Technology Research Centre, MOBI.

Participation is free, but registration for the inaugural speech is required. We kindly ask you to register before October 21st 2015. For more information please contact us via