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Programme Wednesday

 powerpoint presentations

 challenge sessions

Please note that the programme is still preliminary and changes may occur!


08.00-13.30 | Registration - Trajectum

 | Excursions 

 | Lunch + visit exhibition - Trajectum

 | Kick-off Pressure Cooker Session - Room 2.7/2.8
Moderator | Ineke Spapé

Start of the Pressure Cooker Session in which mobility students will have to come up with solutions and recommendations for complex mobility cases from the City of Kassel, Groningen, Rome and the Province of Limburg. The various cities will start the session by describing their mobility case, which will be followed by discussions and brainstorming sessions in an open area. Feel free to pull up a chair and join in.

Ineke Spapé on behalf of the city of Kassel
Michael Myles - Groningen Bereikbaar
Franceso Lacorossi & Fabrizio Benvenuti - Agenzia Mobilita Roma
Bas Braakman & Nedo Oroz - Province of Limburg

 | Exhibition open - Trajectum

13.30-15.15 | Opening Session - Auditorium 2

Moderator | Simone van Trier

Welcome by EPOMM President | Robert Thaler
Welcome by the City of Maastricht | alderman John Aarts
Speech from the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the EnvironmentProgramme Director Beter Benutten (Optimising Use Programme) 
Speech from European Commission | Director Investment, Innovative & Sustainable Transport at DG MOVE, Herald Ruijters

Inspiring keynote speech on Happiness and Mobility | Leo Bormans
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15.15-15.45 | Coffee break - Trajectum

15.45-17.15 | Focus session A

Room 2.1
P1 - What makes a city liveable?
Creative planning for Liveable cities | Chair: Aljaz Plevnik 
• Planning and designing mobility for a dense, but liveable city: a new era for traffic engineering | Mark Degenkamp - City of Utrecht
• Towards a sustainable mobility future of Greek islands: opportunities, difficulties and challenges | Alexia Spyridonidou - DAFNI Network of Sustainable Greek Islands
• What makes Malmö livable? | Amanda Neleryd - City of Malmö

Room 2.7/2.8
P3 - Behavioural insights: how rational are we? 
Better understanding through data and surveys | Chair: Ineke Spapé
• The Swiss National Stated Preference Study on Transport Behaviour 2015 | Matthias Kowald - Hochschule RheinMain
 Understanding mobility behavioral shifts due to the economic crisis: the case of Agioi Anargyroi & Kamateron | Ioannis Koliousis - University of Piraeus & Ortelio
• EMPOWER - stimulating sustainable travel via incentives and the use of ICT | Marcel Meeuwissen - City of Enschede, Tineke Hof - TNO

Room 2.9/2.10
P4 - Smart collaboration - finding common interests 
Smart company collaboration I | Chair: Panos Coroyannakis
• Just give it a try! Trial periods are an effective way to market sustainable transport | Sally Londesborough - Valpastin Oy
• DSM and Vodafone about the opportunities and the importance of greening mobility management | Daan Bieleveld - DSM, Nataschja Zaal - Vodafone
• Don´t guess, ask! using a market survey to promote sustainable mobility for the workplaces | Sara Lukkarinen - Motiva Ltd.

Room 0.8
P6 - Future mobility lab 
A shared and electric future | Chair: Tom Norbech
 Carsharing in rural area: partnerships with operators to disseminate the service everywhere ! | Maxime Jean - Cerema
• A new deal towards Austrian electric future has been commenced | Iris Ehrnleitner - Austrian Federal Ministry of Environment
• Community Based Electric Car Sharing in Aarhus | Gustav Friis - City of Aarhus, Mobility Department

Room 2.11&2.14
C1 - What makes a city liveable? 
The challenge of parking | Chair: Don Guikink
• Parking policies and sustainable cities: which role can national governments play? | Jorrit Nijhuis - Ministry of Infrastructure & Environment
• How to visualize the real cost of parking in Sweden? | Andreas Nordin - City of Malmö, Amanda Neleryd - Dialogenheten

18.00-19.30 | Welcome reception
Welcome by Provincial Executive  | Eric Geurts