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Electromobility in Public Transport

16 > 26 Nov. 2021
Online, 8.00 CET time (UTC+1)
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Practical information

How does it work?

  • 8 interactive online sessions with presentations by trainers and discussions with the audience
  • Each session lasts 45 to 90 minutes max
  • Group size: 30-40 participants 
  • Online training tool used: Zoom
  • Accessible from any location and devices worldwide
  • Simultaneous Interpretation (SI) from English to Chinese will be provided in this online training

What material do I receive?

  • Presentations are made available to participants
  • Recording is not provided


All sessions will take place at 08:00 am CET time (UTC+1) equivalent to 3:00 pm China time (UTC+8).

Week 1 (16 & 18 November 2021)

  • Day 1 – Opening and Session 1: Introduction: Urban Growth, Global Climate Change and Possible Directions for the future
  • Day 1 – Session 2A: Green City Concept & Smart City
  • Day 2 – Session 2B: Why electric is the solution for urban transport? Why now?
  • Day 2 – Session 2C: Configurations and Innovations; New trends in Bus, ATAK project
  • Day 2 – Session 3: E-Buses: The market, suppliers, broad technologies

Week 2 (23, 25 & 26 November 2021)

  • Day 3 – Session 4A, 4B & 4C: Battery Technologies, Charging technologies and charging infrastructure
  • Day 3 – Session 5A: E-Taxi: The market, Advantages and challenges
  • Day 3 – Session 5B: Panel Discussion – 3 cities
  • Day 4 – Session 6: Electrification – The impact on bus operations
  • Day 4 – Session 7A: Regulation of the Electrification of Public Transport
  • Day 4 – Session 7B: Life Cycle Cost of Electrification
  • Day 5 – Session 8A: Is data driving electrification revolution 
  • Day 5 – Session 8B: Electric bus in the era of autonomous vehicles 
  • Day 5 Session 8C: Trolleybuses becoming infinite range e-Buses by IMC (In Motion Charging)

*UITP reserves the right to make amendments to the programme or any related activity at its discretion

*2021 daylight saving time in Europe will start on March 28 (Sunday) ending on October 31 (Sunday)


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