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Electromobility in Public Transport

4 > 11 May. 2023
Online, 8.00 CEST time (UTC+2)
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An online course on Electromobility jointly hosted with Shenzhen Bus Group

UITP Academy is launching an online course on Electromobility, starting on 4 May and ending 11 May 2023 with our Regional Training Center, Shenzhen Bus Group (SZBG) which has achieved full electrification. This course features 9 interactive online sessions.

Shenzhen Bus Group is the largest and oldest public transportation operator in Shenzhen, China. After achieving full electrification, with 6,053 electric buses in 2018, SZBG has now become the largest new energy public transport operator in the world. SZBG has also been trialling electric self-driving buses on open and mix-traffic roads since 2017, with zero accidents to date.

The training and all training materials will be provided in English, and Simultaneous Interpretation (SI) from Chinese to English will be provided during this online training. A good level of English is a compulsory requirement to attend the training except Chinese participants.

Reach your objectives

  • Introduce the electric solution, the different types of technologies and compare their benefits and drawbacks
  • Understand how to get value from electric buses, Electric Cars or other modes looking at their economic, environmental and societal feasibility
  • Plan for Electrification which is widely considered as a viable strategy for reducing oil dependency and the environmental impact of transportation
  • Learn from experience on how to implement and run electric solution in the city
  • Understand the implications for operations and infrastructure
  • Learn about the implementation and running of electric modes
  • Learn about the infrastructure for Electromobility
  • Discuss the performance of an electric solution with a practical application during our dedicated workshop
  • Listen the best practices from around the world

Why choose an online course?

  • Interact with public transport professionals from across the world
  • Be time efficient, with 9 sessions over a 2-week timespan
  • Flexibility to join the sessions from any location in the world, at work or at home

A top-level methodology

  • Participate in interactive online sessions which includes an introduction by course leaders and open discussions with participants
  • Exchange your current practices and experience with your peers
  • Each theme will be approached as followed:
    o Basic principles and conceptual approach
    o State of the art development and innovations
    o Good practices examples
    o Interactive exchange between participants and experts

UITP Training Programmes and all related processes are certified for ISO29990:2010 – the standard for learning services for non-formal education and training.

Who is it for?
  • Project managers, engineers and other professionals eager to learn more about the technology, the implementation and the running of different electric modes
  • Staff from public transport or authorities planning to extend a fully electric solution to the core part of the urban network
  • Staff from the industry worldwide involved in the market uptake of different electric modes
  • Professionals interested in obtaining a wider and international perspective on electrification and eager to learn more from international best practice

Inspiring trainers

Our skilful trainers are composed of international experts and professionals with extensive experience and knowledge in the strategic, operational and technological areas of electric buses, taxis and new mobilities.

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