Re-imagine Mobility in the Digital Age beyond Covid-19

The extended duration of the world-wide Covid-19 pandemic lockdown is fundamentally changing the way in which we see society, the nature of work and how we travel, or opt NOT to travel.  The need for social distancing and the impact of remote work on travel patterns are yet to settle and it was decided that although the Smart Mobility conference and exhibition will be postponed to 2021, a virtual conference will be hosted on the original dates in October 2020, addressing the crucial issues facing the industry at the moment and gathering collective energy to bounce back boldly and build back better.

The Smart Mobility Virtual Conference will consist of 3 modules of 2,5hours+ on three successive days. The modules are:

 

Module 1: Smart Mobility and Public Transport

(5 October 2020)

Module 2: Sustainable Safe Mobility

(6 October 2020)

Module 3: Smart Cities in the Digital Age

(7 October 2020)

Conference Programme
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Enquiries
Should you require more information, please contact carla@smartmobilityconference.com

Aim

The aim with the Smart Mobility Conference and Exhibition is to focus collective energies on implementing and managing integrated and sustainable mobility solutions in the context of the African Continent while the 4th Industrial Revolution is bringing massive disruptions, but also break-through opportunities to the fore. Africa offers a hitherto untapped market for Public Transport and Smart Mobility solutions and many global experiences can be adapted to the Continent’s unique challenges.

Theme

The conference will take place during “Transport Month” when there is added awareness regarding transport projects and initiatives. Helping us to surf along with the 4IR wave, the theme is Re-imagine Mobility in the Digital Age. Presentations on this theme will be incorporated into an industry submission to the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The 4IR Commission provides an opportunity to channel smart mobility solutions into a broader digital policy framework to identify relevant policies, strategies and action plans.

Continuous Professional Development

The conference committee is applying for the programme to be accredited to award CPD points to delegates in accordance with the new protocols by ECSA for digital events.

Smart Mobility Virtual Conference 5, 6 and 7 October 2020

Re-imagine Mobility in the Digital Age beyond Covid-19

Module 1: Smart Mobility and Public Transport

14:30 – 14:35

Welcome on behalf of hosts UATP and ITS South Africa by ITSSA CEO Dr Paul Vorster

Module overview by moderator: *Mr Makhukhu Mampuru, Head of Department, Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport (invited)

14:35 – 15:05

Opening keynote presenter: 

*MEC Jacob Mamabolo, Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport (invited)

15:05 – 16:05

Smart Mobility and Public Transport

16:05 – 16:30 Interactive session chaired by moderator, Mr Makhukhu Mampuru
16:30 – 17:00 Closing keynote presenter Mohamed Mezghani, UITP Secretary General, Brussels
17:00 - 17:15 Wrap-up and closing Freeman Masuku, Acting DDG Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport

 

Module 2: Sustainable Safe Mobility

14:30 – 14:35

Welcome on behalf of hosts UATP and ITS South Africa by ITSSA Vice President Wim Ferreira

Module overview by moderator: Kersen Naidoo, Aptymo and ITSSA Board Member

14:35 – 15:05 Opening keynote presenter Dr Gustav Rohde, CEO, Zutari
15:05 – 16:05

Sustainable Safe Mobility

16:05 – 16:30 Interactive session chaired by moderator Kersen Naidoo
16:30 – 17:00 Closing keynote presenter Richard Harris, International ITS thought leader and
member of the ITS World Congress Hall of Fame, UK
17:00 - 17:15 Wrap-up and closing Tony Huggett, ITSSA Past President

 

Module 3: Smart Cities in the Digital Age

14:30 – 14:35

Welcome on behalf of hosts UATP and ITS South Africa by UATP Secretary General Yssoufou Cisse

Module overview by moderator:  Clancinah Baloyi, Syfte Group

14:35 – 15:05 Opening keynote presenter Darren Capes FIET FIHE, ITS Policy Lead, Department for Transport, UK
15:05 – 16:05

Smart Cities in the Digital Age

16:05 – 16:30 Interactive session chaired by moderator Clancinah Baloyi
16:25 – 16:55 Closing keynote presenter  Jason Barnes, Occamsenvoy, UK
17:00 - 17:15 Wrap-up and closing Mike van Tonder, Zutari and ITSSA Past President