09.00 Arrival and refreshments

10.00 Welcome and conference aims

                Mattias Höjer, CESC/KTH and Tom Rye K2

                Peter Woodward, Conference facilitator, Quest Associates                                   

          Passenger Information to go – The next generation of journey planner

                Stephan Sünderkamp, HaCon, Hannover 131121 - Travel Information Symposium - Stephan Sunderkamp.pdf (pdf 8.9 MB)

          Why open transit data matters for environmental urban transport in Africa:

          a Nairobi case study

                Jackie Klopp, Columbia University, New York (pdf) 131121 - Travel Information Symposium - Jackie Klopp.pdf (pdf 1.4 MB)

12.50 Lunch         

13.50 Human traits and technological possibilities in the advancement of travel


                Glenn Lyons, University of West England, UWE Bristol 131121 - Travel Information Symposium - Glenn Lyons.pdf (pdf 1.5 MB)

          The monitoring and forecasting of air quality to impact people’s travelling


                Jianping Wu, Tsinghua University, Beijing 131121 - Travel Information Symposium - Jianping Wu.pdf (pdf 2.9 MB)

          Emerging messages for urban travel information developments

                Group and plenary discussion with expert panel consisting of:

                Catherine Kotake, Director of Mobility, Trafikverket

                Lars Backström, CEO, Västtrafik

                Claes Herlitz, Head of Transport Engagements, Ericsson

                Sonja Forward, Senior researcher, The Swedish National Road and

                Transport Research Institute

17.00 Close        

17:30 Dinner platter and mingle


Stephan Sünderkamp HaCon, Hannover
Passenger Information to go - The Next Generation of Journey Planners

HaCon develops software solutions for traffic, transport and logistics. HaCon has established itself as one of the leading European player for planning, scheduling and information solutions. In Sweden  HaCon delivers the software used in Stockholms Public Transport trip planner, ResRobot, Västtrafik and 

Jackie Klopp, Columbia university, New York
Why Open Transit Data Matters for Environmentally Sustainable Urban Transport in Africa: A Nairobi Test Case

Jackie Klopp is Associate Professor at the Center for Sustainable Urban Development, Earth Institute at Columbia University in New York. Her work focuses on sustainable urban land-use and transportation planning and governance in Africa. Trained in physics (AB Harvard) and political science (PhD McGill), she is currently part of an inter-disciplinary "Digital Matatu" team that is creating an open access GTFS data base for Nairobi’s paratransit system.

Glenn Lyons, University of West England - UWE Bristol
Human traits and technological possibilities in the advancement of travel information

Glenn Lyons is Professor of Transport and Society at the University of West England, Bristol, UK. His research areas include a focus upon how developments of the information age are affecting social practices and travel behavior. A particular theme of his research has been user needs from and reactions to travel information provision. He is a former secondee and expert advisor to the UK Department for Transport in this field and more recently has led work examining how social media and open data are stimulating user innovations in travel information services.

Jianping Wu, Tsinghua university, Beijing
The Monitoring and Forecasting of Air Quality to Impact People’s Traveling Behavior

Jianping Wu is Professor in the School of Civil Engineering at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, and the director of Tsinghua University-Cambridge University and MIT low carbon alliance centre for future transport research. He is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Southampton, the UK. He holds the prestigious “Chong Kong Scholar Professorship” awarded by the Ministry of Education of China. Professor Wu’s research interests include: i) Road users behavior and microscopic simulation, ii) Sustainable transport systems and low carbon transport, and iii) Smart city and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). 

There will also be a panel discussion, more details and times will be published when available

Moderator: Peter Woodward

Belongs to: Centre for Sustainable Communications
Last changed: Dec 05, 2013