Automated Mobility Conference - Changing the game of urban mobility


  
  
 
 
Automated Mobility Conference
  • Conference
24/10/2019
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Brussels
  • Belgium

About: 

Explore how fleets of shared automated vehicles can be integrated into public transport to offer an upgraded urban mobility system with better mobility options for all.

This one-day event is designed to keep you up-to-date with the latest developments in automated vehicles (AV) in public transport, specifically road transport.

Programme Preview: 

High-level panel discussion

  • AV strategy in leading cities

Sessions

  • Technical challenges of integrating AV services in public transport operations and how to solve them
  • Sharing international experiences of running AV pilots and their challenges
  • Public acceptance of AV - from customers to other road users

Why Attend?

  • International event, you’ll learn from your peers across the world
  • Get exclusive insights from running shared AV initiatives worldwide
  • Learn from the best : Discover the AV strategy of leading global cities
  • Join the discussion on the public acceptance of AV both by customers and other road users

Sponsorship

Please contact: yasin.basar@uitp.org to learn about sponsorship opportunities for your organisation at this event.

Speakers: 

Miriam Chaum, Head of Public Policy, self-driving cars, Uber Technologies (USA)

Judith Ferrando, co-director, Missions Publiques (France)

Dr.-Ing. Michael Frey | Deputy Director, Institute of Vehicle System Technology (FAST)| Karlsruhe Institute of Technology | Karlsruhe (Germany)

Vibeke Harlem, Director Mobility Services, Ruter, Oslo (Norway)

Jørgen Kjær, Business developer Automated Buses, VY Group, Oslo (Norway)

Yann Leriche, CEO Transdev North America and Head of the B2C Business Line and Autonomous Transportation Systems, Transdev, (France/USA)

Joe Ma, Deputy General Manager - Financial Controller, Shenzhen Bus Group, Shenzhen (China)

Renske Martijnse-Hartikka, Senior Project Manager, Forum Virium Helsinki, Helsinki (Finland)

Cristina Martinez Gonzalez – Deputy Head of Unit Smart Mobility and Living, DG CNCT, European Commission

Gareth Powell, Managing Director, Surface Transport, Transport for London, London (UK)

Natalie Rodriguez, Senior Project Manager, Hamburger Hochbahn, Hamburg (Germany)

Evert Schaeffer, Director for the TomTom HD Map| Traffic and Travel Information PU, TomTom International, (The Netherlands)

Koen Schietecatte, Project leader Automated transport, De Lijn, (Belgium)
Dr. Frederic Schroeder, President, World Blind Union (USA)

Robert Sjödin, NXT Project Manager, Scania (Sweden) 

Terje Sundfjord, CEO Brakar, Drammen (Norway)

Bronwen Thornton, Chief Executive Officer, Walk 21 (UK)
Emmanuel de Verdalle, ITS Programme Director, Digimobee, Exploitation Manager, ITxPT, France
Ceri Woolsgrove, Road Safety and Technical Policy Officer, European Cyclist’s Federation (Belgium)

Jeremy Yap, Deputy Chief Executive, Public Transport, Policy & Planning, Land Transport Authority (Singapore)

 

Programme: 

09.00 - 9:10    Opening 

Welcome by the local host: Representation of the State of Baden-Württemberg to the EU & UITP

  • Johannes Fischer PhD, Delegate of the Ministry of Transport, Representation of Baden-Württemberg to the EU (Germany)
  • Caroline Cerfontaine, Senior Manager, Unit Leader Mobility Governance, UITP (Belgium)

09:10 - 9:30    Keynote address: Yann Leriche, CEO Transdev North America and Head of the B2C Business Line and Autonomous Transportation Systems, Transdev, (France/USA)

In 2019, Yann Leriche co-authored a book with Jean-Pierre Orfeuil looking at how automated vehicles can serve cities. He will explain his vision on the role of cities but also mobility service providers to steer the development of autonomous mobility towards a desirable future.

 

09.30 - 10:30   High-level panel discussion: AV strategy in leading cities
This panel discussion will have cities’ operators and authorities worldwide exchange on the strategy they set up in order to take advantage of the possibilities offered by automated vehicle

Moderator: Timothy Papandreou, Founder, Emerging Transport Advisors, (USA)

Panelists:

  • Jeremy Yap, Deputy Chief Executive, Public Transport, Policy & Planning, Land Transport Authority (Singapore)
  • Vibeke Harlem, Director Mobility Services, Ruter, Oslo (Norway)
  • Gareth Powell, Managing Director, Surface Transport, Transport for London, London (UK)
  • Joe Ma, Deputy General Manager - Financial Controller, Shenzhen Bus Group, Shenzhen (China)
  • Natalie Rodriguez, Senior Project Manager, Hamburger Hochbahn, Hamburg (Germany)

 

10.30 - 11.00      Coffee break

11:00 – 12.30     Technical challenges of integrating AV services in PT operation and how to solve them
The integration of automated vehicles into the daily operation of public transport requires adaptations and the use of technological solutions. From HD cartography, to adapted infrastructure, new vehicles and fleet orchestration software this session gives an overview of different solutions.

Moderator: Emmanuel de Verdalle, ITS Programme Director, Digimobee, Exploitation Manager, ITxPT, France

Speakers:

  • Evert Schaeffer, Director for the TomTom HD Map| Traffic and Travel Information PU, TomTom International, (The Netherlands)
  • Robert Sjödin, NXT Project Manager, Scania (Sweden)
  • Frédéric Saffroy, Autonomous Vehicle Project Coordinator, Transdev Rouen, France
  • Pierre Chehwan, VP Strategic Alliance & Institutional Relations, Navya, France

12:30  - 13:30     Lunch break

 

13.30 – 15:00     Sharing international experiences of running AV pilots
This session will provide an international overview of testing shared automated mobility services and help to identify the opportunities but also the challenges that arise.

Moderator: Isabelle Vandoorne, Deputy Head of Unit sustainable and intelligent transport, DG Move, European Commission

Speakers:

  • Dr.-Ing. Michael Frey, Deputy Director, Institute of Vehicle System Technology (FAST) Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe (Germany)
  • Miriam Chaum, Head of Public Policy, self-driving cars,  Uber Technologies (USA)
  • Renske Martijnse-Hartikka, Senior Project Manager, Forum Virium Helsinki, Helsinki (Finland)
  • Jørgen Kjær, Business developer Automated Buses, VY Group, Oslo (Norway)
  • Terje Sundfjord, CEO Brakar, Drammen (Norway)

15.00 – 15.30     Coffee Break

15.30 – 16:45     Public acceptance of AV’s - from customers to other road users
Shared automated vehicle services will co-exist with other modes of transportation like walking, cycling, public transport … but how will the general acceptance of this new mode of transportation be? How will customers accept and adopt them? This session will be the opportunity to discuss this with representatives from different backgrounds.

Intro presentation:  Tomorrow, our lives with driverless and automated mobility, Judith Ferrando, Missions Publiques

Moderator: Timothy Papandreou, Founder, Emerging Transport Advisors, (USA)

Panelists:

  • Ceri Woolsgrove, Road Safety and Technical Policy Officer, European Cyclist’s Federation (Belgium)
  • Bronwen Thornton, Chief Executive Officer, Walk 21 (UK)
  • Dr. Frederic Schroeder, President, World Blind Union (USA)
  • Cristina Martinez Gonzalez – Deputy Head of Unit Smart Mobility and Living, DG CNCT, European Commission
  • Koen Schietecatte, Project leader Automated transport, De Lijn, (Belgium)

16:45 – 17:00     Learning points and closing – Mohamed Mezghani, Secretary General, UITP

 

Registration: 

Limited places, reserve your seat now!

UITP Members Non-Members
€325 €525

Prices exclude VAT

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Practical information: 

The conference will be held:

Representation of the State of Baden-Württemberg to the European Union

Rue Belliard 60-62, 1040 Brussels, Belgium

How to go: 

Take Metro line 1 or 5 to Malbeek and follow the map

 

Accommodation

Through our official housing partner, the Brussels Booking Desk, we provide reduced hotel rates for the Automated Mobility Conference.

Book through the simple-to-use reservation website or with helpful and friendly booking agents.

Please note: the Brussels Booking Desk is the only official housing company associated with UITP. While other hotel resellers may contact you to offer accommodation for your trip, they are not endorsed by, or affiliated with the event and entering into financial agreements with such companies can have costly consequences.

Book your accommodation online !

Send an email request or call the Brussels Booking Desk : 0032 2 552 00 05 (Monday to Friday, during office hours, CMT) – contact person : Charlotte Viaene

Official Hotel Event Rates will begin to expire on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019.

 

 

 

Speakers: 

Miriam Chaum, Head of Public Policy, self-driving cars, Uber Technologies (USA)

Judith Ferrando, co-director, Missions Publiques (France)

Dr.-Ing. Michael Frey | Deputy Director, Institute of Vehicle System Technology (FAST)| Karlsruhe Institute of Technology | Karlsruhe (Germany)

Vibeke Harlem, Director Mobility Services, Ruter, Oslo (Norway)

Jørgen Kjær, Business developer Automated Buses, VY Group, Oslo (Norway)

Yann Leriche, CEO Transdev North America and Head of the B2C Business Line and Autonomous Transportation Systems, Transdev, (France/USA)

Joe Ma, Deputy General Manager - Financial Controller, Shenzhen Bus Group, Shenzhen (China)

Renske Martijnse-Hartikka, Senior Project Manager, Forum Virium Helsinki, Helsinki (Finland)

Cristina Martinez Gonzalez – Deputy Head of Unit Smart Mobility and Living, DG CNCT, European Commission

Gareth Powell, Managing Director, Surface Transport, Transport for London, London (UK)

Natalie Rodriguez, Senior Project Manager, Hamburger Hochbahn, Hamburg (Germany)

Evert Schaeffer, Director for the TomTom HD Map| Traffic and Travel Information PU, TomTom International, (The Netherlands)

Koen Schietecatte, Project leader Automated transport, De Lijn, (Belgium)
Dr. Frederic Schroeder, President, World Blind Union (USA)

Robert Sjödin, NXT Project Manager, Scania (Sweden) 

Terje Sundfjord, CEO Brakar, Drammen (Norway)

Bronwen Thornton, Chief Executive Officer, Walk 21 (UK)
Emmanuel de Verdalle, ITS Programme Director, Digimobee, Exploitation Manager, ITxPT, France
Ceri Woolsgrove, Road Safety and Technical Policy Officer, European Cyclist’s Federation (Belgium)

Jeremy Yap, Deputy Chief Executive, Public Transport, Policy & Planning, Land Transport Authority (Singapore)

 

Partners: 

 

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