Urban Electric Mobility

Opening Day 1 & Keynote presentations

Chair person: Oliver Lah

Session 1: Electric mobility as part of a wider transition towards sustainable urban mobility

Chair person: Oliver Lah

This session will present highlights on the role of electric mobility solutions for different modes of transport and will provide an overview on the wider sustainable development context.

Three Revolutions in Urban Transportation
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How to achieve the full potential of vehicle electrification, automation and shared mobility in urban transportation systems around the world by 2050

Lew Fulton

Session 2: E-mobility solutions in action

Short presentations focusing on innovative solutions from Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America.

Session 3: Panel debate & open discussion

Chair person: Andre Dzikus

Theme: What solutions are available and how are they implemented to move towards sustainable urban mobility? Perspectives from City Administrations.

Guiding question: What policies are needed to achieve a sustainable, low-carbon pathway for transport, what barriers have to be overcome and how would a integrated policy strategy need to be designed to provide a basis for political coalitions?

Expert panel

Input by 

- Rogerio Carvalho Silva, Belo Horizonte (Brazil)  
- Rajan Chedambath, Director CHED, Cochin Municipal Corporation 

Open discussion and co-creation on e-mobility solutions and the role of local governments to support the take-up.

Session 4: Panel debate & open discussion

Chair person: Oliver Lah

Theme: Implementing of sustainable e-mobility solutions: barriers and opportunities

Guiding question: What are the common challenges of cities and where are the differences and what are the key criteria for transferability?

Expert panel

Opening Day 2

Chair person: Oliver Lah

Session 5: Panel debate & open discussion

Theme: The role of technology in the transition towards sustainable urban mobility

Panel discussion with city representatives and practitioners focusing on different aspects (social, economic, financial, institutional)

Expert panel

Input by

- Lucie Beaumel, European Green Vehicles Initiative  
- Philippe Crist, Administrator, International Transport Forum (ITF)      

Open discussion and co-creation on what technology can deliver and the role of industry in technological innovation.

Session 6: Transport and Energy Nexus

Mobility, urban planning, energy are becoming increasingly interlinked and addressing the energy and mobility transition requires an integrated approach towards infrastructures, operations and behaviour change.

Expert panel

Session 7: Panel debate & open discussion

Theme: Governance and institutions: barriers and opportunities for sustainable transport policies

Discussion on socio-economic, political and institutional issues that help or hinder in the implementation of low-carbon mobility solutions.

Panel discussion