The Role of Taxis in the Future of Digital Urban Mobility

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07/12/2017
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08/12/2017
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Are you looking for the latest developments in taxi revolution? Then don’t miss the 4th edition of UITP International Taxi Seminar in London. This two-day event is an excellent opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge and learn about smart solutions with leading taxi experts from across the world.

International Best Practices

Explore the necessary planning and decisions for taxi regulators and operators in a range of areas including:

  • The future of taxi transportation in the aftermath of TNC Disruption
  • Dilemma of urban transport authorities: creating a level playing field
  • What should be done by the taxi industry during the digital revolution and what role will taxis play in tomorrow’s urban mobility?
  • Taxis and new mobility innovations: MaaS, Autonomous Vehicles
  • Key trends in taxi operations: technology, green vehicles, accessibility, safety and human resources

Networking Opportunities

Meet taxi professionals from around the world and build longterm professional relationships with decision-makers from transport authorities, taxi industry and taxi operator firms.

Take Part in Technical Visits

Unique opportunity to have options including Private Hire Operator Control Centre; The Knowledge test demonstration; Vehicle inspection centre

Speakers: 

Mike Brown MVO,
 
Commissioner, Transport for London, UK

Abdullah Sultan AL SABBAGH,  

UITP Taxi Platform Chairman &
Group CEO, Cars Taxi Group of Companies, Dubai

Mohamed Mezghani,

UITP Secretary General Elect, Belgium

Jonathan Bray,
 
Director, Urban Transport Group, UK 

Helen Chapman,

General Manager of Taxi and Private Hire, Transport for London, UK

Dr. Yousef Mohammed Al Ali, 

CEO, Dubai Taxi Corporation, UAE

Richard Antcliff,

Nottingham City Council, UK

Martin Röhrleef,
 
Head of Mobility Innovation, üstra Hannoversche Verkehrsbetriebe AG, Germany
Andy Batty,
 
UK General Manager, Mytaxi 
Steve McNamara,
 
General Secretary, Licensed Taxi Drivers Association, UK

Dr. James Tate,

University of Leeds, UK

Matteo de Renzi,

CEO UK, Gett, UK

Jørgen AARHAUG,

Senior Research Economist, Institute of Transport Economics, Norway

Dr. Michael S. Galvin,

Chief Operating Officer, Karhoo, UK

Annabella Ng,

Government Affairs Manager, Grab, Singapore

Neil Brown,

Director of Community & Inclusion, Travel Spirit, Manchester, UK

YIK Jiawei,

Director, Public Transport Promotion & Services, LTA, Singapore

Gloria Esposito,

Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, UK

 
Wan Md Hazlin Agyl Bin Wan Hassan,
 
SPAD, Malaysia

Matt Clark,

Steer Davies Gleave (SDG), UK

Matthew W. Daus, Esq.

IATR President, USA

Tom Moody,

Head of Policy and Service Development, Transport for London, UK

Dr. Clare Linton,

 
Researcher (Policy), Urban Transport Group, UK

Stephan Anescot,

MaaS Global, UK

Sylvain Haon,

UITP Knowledge & Membership Services Director, Belgium

Kaan Yildizgoz,

UITP Training Director, Belgium

Jaspal Singh,

Head of UITP India Regional Office

 

 

 

 

Programme: 

Day 1:
 
  • 09:30-10:00 Coffee and registration
  • 10:00-11:00 Opening Session 
  • 11:00-12:30 Session 1 - The future of taxis in the era of digital revolution
  • 12:30-13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30-15:00 Session 2 - The role of transport authorities in supporting, shaping and regulating the sector
  • 15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
  • 15:30-17:00 Session 3 - Taxis and new mobility innovations: MaaS, Autonomous Vehicles
18:30 - Dinner at London’s Living Room (http://www.londonslivingroom.co.uk/
 
Day 2:
  • 09:00-10:30 Session 4 - Trends in taxi operations: technology, accessibility, safety and human resources
  • 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
  • 11:00-12:30 Session 5 - Greening the taxi fleet for healthy, liveable cities
  • 12:30-13:15 Closing Session
  • 13:15-14:15 Lunch
  • 14:30-17:30 Technical Visit Options: Private Hire Operator Control Centre,  Knowledge Test Demonstration or Vehicle Inspection Centre
For further information please contact Yasin.Basar(at)uitp.org

Registration: 

REGISTRATION FEES

UITP member rate: EUR 400 (+20% U.K VAT)

UITP non-member rate: EUR 600 (+20% U.K VAT)

Please click here for registration.

For further information please contact Yasin.Basar@uitp.org

Check out the Seminar Flyer

Practical information: 

Seminar Venue:
Transport for London
Palestra 
197 Blackfriars Road 
Southwark London 
SE1 8NJ 
 
 
How to get to the venue by Public Transport?
There are many options to go to Palestra House by Public Transport.
Please visit the website https://tfl.gov.uk/plan-a-journey/ to plan your trip.
 
Accommodation near the venue:
 
Travelodge London Central Southwark
202 - 206 Union Street, Southwark
London SE1 0LX 
(about 2 minutes on foot from the venue)
Room rates as of 80€/night 
 
Ibis London Blackfriars
49 Blackfriars Road
London SE1 8NZ
(about 2 minutes on foot from the venue)
Room rates as of 160€/night 
 
Hotel Novotel London Blackfriars
46 Blackfriars Road
London SE1 8NZ 
(about 3 minutes on foot from the venue)
Room rates as of 220€/night 
 
 
Dinner Venue on Day 1:
 
 
London's Living Room
Greater London Authority 
City Hall 
The Queen’s Walk 
London SE1 2AA
 
 
Transport Links to London's Living Room
 
Underground and rail stations : 
London Bridge (Jubilee and Northern lines and mainline station), Tower Hill (Circle and District lines), Tower Gateway (Docklands Light Railway)  
 
Buses: 
42, 47, 78, 381, RV1
 
River services: to London Bridge City Pier, also Tower Millennium Pier and St Katharine's Pier - see Transport for London - river services 
 
Bicycle: bicycle racks are available at City Hall, on the south side of the building by Potters Field Park
 
 

Speakers: 

Mike Brown MVO,
 
Commissioner, Transport for London, UK

Abdullah Sultan AL SABBAGH,  

UITP Taxi Platform Chairman &
Group CEO, Cars Taxi Group of Companies, Dubai

Mohamed Mezghani,

UITP Secretary General Elect, Belgium

Jonathan Bray,
 
Director, Urban Transport Group, UK 

Helen Chapman,

General Manager of Taxi and Private Hire, Transport for London, UK

Dr. Yousef Mohammed Al Ali, 

CEO, Dubai Taxi Corporation, UAE

Richard Antcliff,

Nottingham City Council, UK

Martin Röhrleef,
 
Head of Mobility Innovation, üstra Hannoversche Verkehrsbetriebe AG, Germany
Andy Batty,
 
UK General Manager, Mytaxi 
Steve McNamara,
 
General Secretary, Licensed Taxi Drivers Association, UK

Dr. James Tate,

University of Leeds, UK

Matteo de Renzi,

CEO UK, Gett, UK

Jørgen AARHAUG,

Senior Research Economist, Institute of Transport Economics, Norway

Dr. Michael S. Galvin,

Chief Operating Officer, Karhoo, UK

Annabella Ng,

Government Affairs Manager, Grab, Singapore

Neil Brown,

Director of Community & Inclusion, Travel Spirit, Manchester, UK

YIK Jiawei,

Director, Public Transport Promotion & Services, LTA, Singapore

Gloria Esposito,

Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, UK

 
Wan Md Hazlin Agyl Bin Wan Hassan,
 
SPAD, Malaysia

Matt Clark,

Steer Davies Gleave (SDG), UK

Matthew W. Daus, Esq.

IATR President, USA

Tom Moody,

Head of Policy and Service Development, Transport for London, UK

Dr. Clare Linton,

 
Researcher (Policy), Urban Transport Group, UK

Stephan Anescot,

MaaS Global, UK

Sylvain Haon,

UITP Knowledge & Membership Services Director, Belgium

Kaan Yildizgoz,

UITP Training Director, Belgium

Jaspal Singh,

Head of UITP India Regional Office

 

 

 

 

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