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Future Urban Mobilities

Thu, 16 May 2019, 13:30 to Fri, 17 May 2019, 13:00

FutureLearn, 1 Hawley Crescent, London NW1 8NP

Urban and Regional Economics Seminar Group (URESG) Symposium

Program

Day 1:  Can urban mobilities be sustained?

13.30 Registration
13.45 - 14.00 Welcome (The Open University)
14.00 - 14.15 Transformational or Transactional?
Leslie Budd (Open University)
14.15- 15.00 Electric and Autonomous Vehicles: challenges for the  Automotive Sector
David Bailey (University of Birmingham)
15.00 – 15.45 Sustainable Urban Mobility
Caroline Mullen  (University of Leeds)
15.45 – 1600 Tea
16.00 – 16.45 Milton Keynes as a Smart City: The MK Smart Project
Stephen Potter (The Open University)
16.45 - 17.30 Liveable Cities: The True Initiative
Sheila Watson (FIA Foundation)

Day 2:  Inter-urban challenges to mobilities

 9.45  - 10.30 Cost Benefit Analysis and measuring economic impact of transport
Dan Graham (Imperial College London)
10.30 - 11.15 The constraint of regional transport inequality on mobility
Luke Raikes (IPPR North)
11.15 - 11.30 Coffee
11.30 -  12.15 Governing the Smart Mobility Transition’
Louise Reardon (University of Birmingham)
 12.15 – 13.00 Where do we go from Here?
Christian Wolmar  
13.00 Close and Lunch

For further details: please contact leslie.budd@open.ac.uk

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