UITPANZ Electric Bus Training

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With most metropolitan areas targeting zero-emission environments, an increasing number of cities and transport companies are considering a fully-electric solution for their urban bus network. 

In this context, UITPANZ is offering members a two-day course in electric bus training, providing a comprehensive overview of the electric solution for urban bus networks, as well as practical strategies on key issues. 

Topics include:

  • Configurations and innovations in the urban bus sector

  • E-bus technology and charging infrastructure

  • E-bus implementation and the market

  • Developing an electric bus operation and procuring electric buses

  • Fuel cell and battery technologies

  • The power of data in electric bus operations

  • The impact on operations

  • Introduction to tender procedure

  • Getting the procurement process right

  • Auckland Transport's low emission bus roadmap

  • Panel Q&A


The training will be led by UITP global bus expert and former Bus Services Manager of RET Jen Fongers, along with Deputy General Manager from Shenzhen Bus Group Joe Ma.

Confirmed speakers also include:

  • Darek Koper, Manager Bus Services, Auckland Transport
  • Natasha Santha, Principal, L.E.K. Consulting
  • Toby Roxburgh, Managing Director, Electromotiv
  • Nathan Dunlop, Head of Market Strategy, Tritum

The format incorporates the benefits of an intimate classroom setting combined with an interactive, thought-provoking agenda, filled with real case studies, panel Q&A's and group work. 


Pictured: Presenters Jen Fongers and Joe Ma


Member rate: $1650

Non-member rate: $2100


NOTE: Registrations close 30 October, 2019.

Practical information: 

Date and Time

Wed 6th Nov 2019, 8:45 am - Thu 7th Nov 2019, 4:45 pm


Transport Canberra Offices

496 Northbourne Ave, Dickson ACT 2602, Australia


Lara Rudd, Event & Membership Coordinator



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