Taxi and Ride-hailing Conference and Exhibition


  
  
 
 
  • Conference & Exhibition
03/03/2020
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05/03/2020
Karlsruhe
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About: 

The Taxi and Ride-hailing Conference and Exhibition, in conjunction with IT-TRANS 2020, is an excellent opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge and learn about smart solutions with leading taxi experts from across the world.

On the exhibition floor, delegates will have the opportunity to see the latest innovation for the sector.

Learn the latest developments in taxi revolution at this upcoming event.

For more information, please download the official brochure here.

Co-organised by

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and taking place in parallel with IT-TRANS 2020.

Speakers: 

Dr. Yousif Mohammad Al Ali, CEO, Dubai Taxi Corporation (UAE)

Gregor Beiner, representative taxi.eu (Germany)
Megan Bourke O'Neil, Deputy Secretary for Policy and Innovation, Departement of Transport of Victoria (Australia) 
Teresa Carrillo Palacin, General Manager of IMET, Institut Metropolità del Taxi - Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona (Spain)
Amanda, Yee Mun Chin, Head of Mobility, TGN Digital Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)
Eckart Diepenhorst, CEO, FreeNow (Germany)
Eva Fraedrich, Senior Researcher Mobility, MOIA GmbH (Germany)
Alireza Ghanadan, CEO, Tehran Taxi Organization (Iran)
Neeraj Vishnukumar Gupta, Managing Director, Meru Cabs (India)
Herwig Kollar, Head of legal Department, Taxi Deutschland (Germany)
Marie-France Laurin, Chief Development Officer, Netlift (Canada)
Joe Ma, Deputy General Manager, Pengcheng Electric Taxi Company (China)
Victoria Markewitz, Business Development Principal, Via Transportation (Germany)
Dominik Moxon-Tritsch, Director of Regulation & Public Policy, Bolt (UK)

Aram Sargsyan, General Manager for EMEA and CIS, Yandex (Russia)

Laurin Sepoetro, Manager Public Policy, Uber (Germany)
Paul Soegianto, Chief Strategy Officer, PT Blue Bird Tbk (Indonesia)
Luc Texier, Head of Sales Europe, Bestmile (Switzerland)
Mark Thomas, VP Marketing and Alliances, Ridecell (USA)
François-Joseph Van Audenhove, Partner, Global head of Arthur D. Little Future of Mobility Lab (Belgium)

 

Programme: 

Wednesday 4 March 2020

  • 9:30 - 10:30 - PANEL DISCUSSION - The Future of Taxi Transportation
The taxi industry has gone through a major transformation in the last decade. We are now witnessing new players entering the market and changing the rules of business.
The future will bring sustainable and innovative transportation where both taxi and ride-hailing businesses can plays a key role in mobility ecosystem.
As the use of technology increases, new partnerships are on the horizon. We’ll discuss the expected changes ahead in the transport market between now and 2030. Learn how they will affect your business.

Moderator: Nina Teng, PhD Candidate, University of Oxford / Ex-Grab Singapore (UK)

Panelists:

  • Dr. Anja Kaeller, Legal Officer - DG for Mobility and Transport, European Commission (Belgium)
  • Megan Bourke O’Neil, Deputy Secretary for Policy and Innovation, Department of Transport of Victoria (Australia)
  • Eckart Diepenhorst, CEO, FreeNow (Germany)
  • Dr. Yousif Mohammad Al Ali, CEO, Dubai Taxi Agency (UAE)
  • Gregor Beiner, CEO, Taxi.eu (Germany)

 

  • 11:00 - 12:30 - Achieving Operational Excellence - Global best practices
Taxi and ride-hailing players around the world are investing in new technologies and behavioural training to improve operational efficiency and profitability.
Technological innovations are making it vital for all companies to reinvent themselves. You’ll see real-life examples of business transformation, technology adoption, driver management and new business models.

Chair: Neeraj V. Gupta, Managing Director, Meru Cabs (India)

Speakers:

  • Aram SARGSYAN, General Manager for EMEA and CIS, Yandex Taxi (Russia)
  • Bluebird Transformation Journey:

Paul Soegianto, Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Strategy Officer (Indonesia)

  • #JOMTEKSI: A Socially Driven Mobility Innovation for Malaysia’s Taxi Ecosystem:

Amanda, Yee Mun Chin, Head of Mobility, TNG Digital Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)

  • Fixed fares for taxi applications in the Barcelona Metropolitan Area:

Joan Sáez Roldán, Institut Metropolità del Taxi - Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona (Spain)

 

  • 14:00 - 15:30 - Adoption of Cleaner and Innovative Vehicle Design
Both the taxi and ride-hailing industry are aiming to adopt latest innovations by introducing cleaner and accessible vehicles.
Many cities around the globe are promoting zero-emission vehicles including: London, Shenzhen, Thimphu and Panama.
New vehicle designs are pushing towards sharing and autonomy. In this session learn about global case studies which are driving towards green and inclusive taxi and private-hire services
 

Chair: Joe Ma, Deputy General Manager, Pengcheng Taxi (China)

Speakers:

  • MOIA ride-pooling in Hamburg. Cause-and-effects of an on demand service on the urban transport system:

Eva Fraedrich, Senior Researcher Mobility, MOIA GmbH (Germany)

  • Challenging the Giants with a Differentiated, Orchestrated TNC Service:

Luc Texier, Head of Sales Europe, Bestmile (Switzerland)

  • Speaker from LEVC, London
  • Speaker from City of Stuttgart

 

  • 16:00 - 17:00 - Regulation of Taxis and Private-hire Vehicles - Finding the right balance
Regulators around the world are facing the challenge to keep up with new innovation and technology.
The regulatory response so far has varied greatly, from outright prohibition and trying to enforce existing taxi and limousine regulations, to attempting welcome and facilitate the entry of new services.
This session will share with you the dilemma for regulators in regards to control permits, fares, driver management, service quality and key performance indicators.
 

Chair: Matt Daus, President, International Association of Transport Regulators (USA)

Panelists:

  • Aaron De Rozario, CEO, Commercial passenger Vehicle Victoria (Australia)
  • Herwig KOLLAR, Head of Legal Department, Taxi Deutschland (Germany)
  • Is it time for Europe-wide regulation of taxi and VTC services?

Dominick Moxon-Tritsch, Director of Regulation & Public Policy, Bolt (UK)

  • New regulations for Taxi in Saudi Arabia and WASL platform

Majed Alzahrani, General Manager - Small cars Dept, General Transport Authority (KSA) Invited

  • Policy Implications of Transportation Network Companies in Iran

Alireza Ghanadan, CEO, Tehran Taxi Organization (Iran)

Thursday 5 March 2020

  • 9:00 - 10:30 - New Mobility Innovations - Digital disruption in personal mobility
Personal mobility is facing three major innovations that have disruptive potential: electrification, shared mobility and automation.
On-demand and shared mobility has played a key role to shape up the ride-hailing industry. Operators are dependent on new tools to increase their efficiency. During this session you will understand the use cases of artificial intelligence, big data, customer loyalty and machine learning for the taxi and ride-hailing industry.
 

Chair: Sonila Metushi, Policy Advisor, Koninklijk Nederlands Vervoer (KNV), The Netherlands

Speakers:

  • Next generation ridehailing - owning the fleet:

Mark Thomas, VP Marketing and Alliances, Ridecell (USA)

  • AI empower the taxi industry:

Kevin Liu, VP (Sales & Marketing), Streamax Technology., Ltd (China)

  • Rethinking on-demand mobility-Turning roadblocks into opportunities:

François-Joseph Van Audenhove, Partner, Global head Future of Mobility Lab, Arthur D. Little (Belgium)

  • Taxi, ridepooling and public transport: Strong partners in the future of mobility

Björn N. Siebert, Lead Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Door2door (Germany)

 

  • 11:00 - 12:00 - Taxis and the Sharing Economy - Accepting the new reality
New mobility innovations such as Mobility as a Service (MaaS), autonomous vehicles, carpooling are providing an opportunity for the taxi industry to integrate with urban transport.
Taxi and ride-hailing industry are integral part of the mobility offering and provide critical first & last mile connectivity. Take the opportunity to learn from experts around the world about new tools being used to bring together these mobility offerings.
 

Chair: TBC

Speakers:

  • Laurin Sepoetro, Manager Public Policy, Uber (Germany)
  • Carpooling, micro shuttle and taxi as a mobility solution:

Marie-France Laurin, Chief Development Officer, Netlift (Canada)

  • New mobility innovations and partnerships across the taxi, technology, and public transport industries:

Victoria Markewitz, Business Development Principal, Via Transportation (USA)

  • Superapps: Unlocking Global Mobility-as-a-Service:

Lukas Neckermann, Chief Strategist, Splyt (UK)

Innovation Guided Tour

Date: 3 March 2020

Time: 13.30 – 16.30 hrs

Place: Exhibition Hall A/B, Messe Karlsruhe

13.25 - 13.30 hrs Briefing at UITP Stands Theme
13.30 – 14.00 hrs Electric taxi and charging infrastruture 
14.00 – 14.30 hrs Camera and Surveillance 
14.30 – 15.00 hrs Carsharing, ridesharing, and autonomous fleet platform
15.00 – 15.30 hrs Taxi dispatch software
15.30 – 16.00 hrs Mobile application 
16.00 – 16.30 hrs   Mobility as a Service Platform
16.30 hrs Closing @ UITP Stands  

Technical visit

Date: 6 March 2020

Time: 09.00 - 17.00 hrs

City: Stuttgart, Germany

08.00 hrs

Departure from Karlsruhe

09.00 - 11.00 hrs

Visit the driver training facility developed by FreeNow. 
11.30 - 13.00 hrs

City of Stuttgart has taken initiatives to introduce e-taxis in the city, including incentive to buyers and free public charging infrastructure.
13.00 - 14.00 hrs Lunch Break
14.00 - 15.30 hrs Daimler Mobility services is investing in new mobility initiatives and future of transport. The visit will allow to see the latest innovation. 
15.30 - 16.30 hrs Return to Karlsruhe / Frankfurt  

 

Social Event

IT FAMILY DINNER

Wednesday, 3 March 2020, 7pm, ZKM - Center for Art and Media - Lorenzstrasse 19, 76135 Karlsruhe

PRICE:  95euro VAT included *

Enjoy our prestigious conference dinner and mingle with the IT-TRANS community of delegates, trade press journalists, and many others.

KARLSRUHE NETWORKING NIGHT

Tuesday, 4 March 2020, 7pm, Gartenhalle - Karlsruhe Convention Center, Festplatz 9, 76137 Karlsruhe

PRICE:  49euro VAT included *

Enjoy a wild party with live music, dancing and great food and drinks. The Karlsruhe Networking Night is THE get-together for delegates, exhibitors, representatives of trade associations, trade press journalists, and others! Party into the wee hours!

*The social events are not included in the basic price of the event

Registration: 

You can register to the conference here:

English: https://osc.kmkg.de/osc/go?shop=taxi20gb_eto

German: https://osc.kmkg.de/osc/go?shop=taxi20_eto

                                     RATES
UITP Member     400€ *
Non Member      600€ *

*Rates exclude 19% German VAT.

Do you want to exhibit?

If you want to register as an exhibitor you can find all the information about it here and the registration form here.

You can register as exhibitor here below:

deutsch: https://osc.kmkg.de/osc/go?shop=taxi20

english: https://osc.kmkg.de/osc/go?shop=taxi20gb

Practical information: 

The event is organised in parallel with IT-TRANS 2020 and will take place at Messe Karlsruhe.

Location:
Messe Karlsruhe
Messeallee 1, D-76287 Rheinstetten
Germany

Plan route

More information on access and accomodation may be found here: https://www.it-trans.org/en/register-plan/for-visitors/getting-there/

 

Speakers: 

Dr. Yousif Mohammad Al Ali, CEO, Dubai Taxi Corporation (UAE)

Gregor Beiner, representative taxi.eu (Germany)
Megan Bourke O'Neil, Deputy Secretary for Policy and Innovation, Departement of Transport of Victoria (Australia) 
Teresa Carrillo Palacin, General Manager of IMET, Institut Metropolità del Taxi - Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona (Spain)
Amanda, Yee Mun Chin, Head of Mobility, TGN Digital Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)
Eckart Diepenhorst, CEO, FreeNow (Germany)
Eva Fraedrich, Senior Researcher Mobility, MOIA GmbH (Germany)
Alireza Ghanadan, CEO, Tehran Taxi Organization (Iran)
Neeraj Vishnukumar Gupta, Managing Director, Meru Cabs (India)
Herwig Kollar, Head of legal Department, Taxi Deutschland (Germany)
Marie-France Laurin, Chief Development Officer, Netlift (Canada)
Joe Ma, Deputy General Manager, Pengcheng Electric Taxi Company (China)
Victoria Markewitz, Business Development Principal, Via Transportation (Germany)
Dominik Moxon-Tritsch, Director of Regulation & Public Policy, Bolt (UK)

Aram Sargsyan, General Manager for EMEA and CIS, Yandex (Russia)

Laurin Sepoetro, Manager Public Policy, Uber (Germany)
Paul Soegianto, Chief Strategy Officer, PT Blue Bird Tbk (Indonesia)
Luc Texier, Head of Sales Europe, Bestmile (Switzerland)
Mark Thomas, VP Marketing and Alliances, Ridecell (USA)
François-Joseph Van Audenhove, Partner, Global head of Arthur D. Little Future of Mobility Lab (Belgium)

 

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Please contact: jochen.georg@messe-karlsruhe.de to learn about sponsorship opportunities for your organisation at this event.

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