4th UITP India Bus Seminar

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UITP India presents its flagship annual event on Bus “4th UITP India Bus Seminar” supported by Association of State Road Transport Undertakings. Scheduled on 24-27 August 2020, the event will witness representation from state transport undertakings, private bus operators, financing institutions, ministries involved in Bus landscape of India and other industry players.

The seminar will also encompass key national and international speakers sharing their knowledge and experiences on various topics of Covid-19 impact on bus sector and the road to recovery, Innovation, Digitalisation, Artificial Intelligence in bus operations, planning and designing for electric Bus System & Governance and Financing intruments to sustain Bus Operations. 

Attending the Bus Seminar is a perfect opportunity to gain and share knowledge from various national and international players from the Bus domain.

The seminar would be held online due to current Covid -19 situation  








Day 1: 24 August, 2020

11:00-11:30 IST

07:30- 8:00 CET

Inaugural Session 

Welcome note – Mohamed Mezghani, Secretary General UITP

11:30 - 12:45 IST

08:00-09:15 CET

Plenary Session: Covid-19 impact on bus sector and the road to recovery

Moderator: Ange Anczewska, UITP Australia and New Zealand

  • Bus Representative-Public Transport Victori
  • Mr Shivayogi C Kalasad -Managing Director- KSRTC, 
  • Mr Arun Bothra -Managing Director- OSRTC & CRUT
  • Mr Abhishek M Pathak-Managing Director and CEO-MP Enterprises


Day 2: 25 August, 2020

13:00 - 14:30 IST


09:30-11:00 CET

Technical Session I: Innovation, digitalisation and AI in bus operations 

Moderator: Henriette Cornet, Knowledge and Innovation, UITP

  • Data driven performance improvement in Bus Operations- Case Study- Luc Van Wijngaarden, Zight, Netherlands
  • Implementation of digital payments in MSRTC- Rahul Toro, MSRTC, India
  • Integrated ticketing platform for seamless mobility in South Korea- Joanne YuT Money Co Ltd, South Korea
  • Barriers for Smart Payments in India – S Srinivas AUM Infotech, India
  • Transitioning to Mobility as a Service – Guido Di Pasquale , UITP, Belgium
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Day 3: 26 August, 2020

17:00-18:30 IST


13:30-15:00 CET

Technical Session II : Planning and Deployment of Electric Bus System

Moderator: Eleonora Pazos, Head of Latin America, UITP

  • Barriers and Enablers for E-Bus in India- C Shikha, BMTC, India
  • Electric Bus Deployment in Latin America - Juan Carlos Gonzales, MTT, Chile
  • E-bus story so far-Learnings from FAME I and II: Presentation by Ravi Gadepalli, UITP, India
  • Performance Monitoring of electric buses- Alvaro Santiago , CUTSCA, Uruguay
  • Training need assessment for E-Bus- Laghu Parashar GIZ, India

Day 4: 27 August, 2020

14:30- 16:00 IST


11:00-12:30 CET

Technical Session III : Governance and Financing instruments to sustain Bus Operations

Moderator: Sue Chan  – Head of Asia Pacific, UITP

  • Data driven performance and contract monitoring – C K Goyal, DIMTS
  • Public Transport Service Contracts-Learnings from Europe and approach for India – Guido Bruggeman, MELA LANKA
  • Governance and performance monitoring through tech integration-Rajiv Aggarwal, Uber
  • Bus Contracting and performance monitoring – Singapore- SBST*
  • Improving readiness of Government Bus operators to attract low cost financing-Swati Khanna KfW, India
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Concluding Remarks





UITP Member - Free

Non Member  -  INR 630  (Pay Here)

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(Please note the link for attending the seminar for each session would be sent a day before the session to registered UITP members and registered & paid non UITP members)

For any queries please write to rupa.nandy@uitp.org  



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