Smart Mobility || - Day 1

Middle East Smart Mobility II, Tuesday 26 February 2019


Hiroshi Saijou

Designing transportation of 2050: disruption from the inside

Panel Designing transportation of 2050: disruption from the inside
  • Outlining what transport and infrastructure systems will need to cope with rising demand, nationally and internationally
  • Driving economic growth with advanced groundbreaking transportation infrastructure
  • Adapting to key industry challenges in creating a digital roadmap
  • Pioneering ‘smart’ strategies to disrupt and enhance the industry:
    • adapting to the rate of automation
    • improving efficiency
Jan Pettersson, Head of Electrified Roads Project, Swedish Transport Administration

Transportation 2050: rethinking urban planning for a digital, technological future

  • Harnessing technology to provide safer, reliable and more efficient services: ‘mega-efficiency’ in megacities
  • Managing and implementing advanced digital innovation for an enigmatic future
  • Using technology to optimise public transport routes, reduce vehicle congestion and increase passenger safety
  • Creating an ecosystem of value with adjacent transportation provider partnership
  • Facilitating a ubiquitous global logistics network

Integrated mobility: from visionary concept to ground-breaking reality

  • Establishing strategic partnerships for seamless urban mobility and rapid distribution of goods: realising strategic mobility objectives and how to get involved
  • Generating intelligent networks from port to port for efficient, sustainable, cost effect transport
  • Looking at the future of hubs and the impact on transport infrastructure and economic growth
  • Leveraging digital tools and sound consultancy for smooth planning, implementation and operation
Reserved for sponsor

Ministerial address reserved for H.E. Dr Abdulla Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development, Chairman, Federal Transport Authority - Land & Maritime, UAE


Ministerial address reserved for H.E. Mr. Kalifa bin Saeed Al-Abri, Assistant Secretary General, Economic & Development Affairs, GCC General Secretariat


Ministerial address reserved for H.E. Dr Rumaih Al Rumaih, President, Public Transport Authority, President, Saudi Railways Organisation


Ministerial address reserved for H.E. Dr Hesham Arafaat, Minister, Ministry of Transport, Egypt


Ministerial address reserved for H.E. Shri Rajen Gohain, Minister, Ministry of Railways, India


Fit for future urbanisation: intelligent, digitalised and disruptive transportation business models

  • Harnessing disruptive mobility through policy and regulation
  • Defining ‘smart urbanisation’ and integrating intelligent transport and infrastructure
  • Providing economic growth and effective, efficient public services with digital
  • Distributing smart projects and capitalisting on technology
    • electric vehicle expansion
    • advancing automation
    • human and machine interaction
  • Enabling and experimenting with microtransit strategies: improving first and last mile connections with on-demand, flexible sharing structures
  • Complementing urban livability, sustainability and connectivity with smart mobility and the digitalisation of networks

 A new era in transport: serving smart, digitalised economies

  • Meeting the new challenges of emdedding urban transport with innovative, competitive technology
  • Establishing network-wide digital integration and leveraging digital processes
  • Adopting smart systems for seamless operations and experiences and applying a multi-disciplinary service models
  • Equipping existing infrastructure, systems and assets with digitalised characteristics, tools and capabilities
  • Adapting business models to embrace new and advancing technologies
  • Investing in long term growth: discussing how smart, digitalised transport impacts economic and urban development
Reserved for platinum sponsor
Khaled Abbas Sayed
Middle East Smart Mobility II



Panel discussion
Middle East Smart Mobility II

Panel: Optimising urban planning with digital intelligence

  • Increasing capacity using existing infrastructure
  • Assessing challenges in urban accessibility
  • Integrating cross-industry, multimodal hubs
  • Reviewing the post-deployment benefits to cities, populations and transport
Stephen Goldie
Middle East Smart Mobility II

Evaluating transit orientated development (TOD): the new urbanism norm

  • Looking to the trends driving trends towards TODs
  • Noting the components of transit orientated development
  • Creating collaborative economies and revitalising urban areas: the role transport plays
  • Assessing the benefits of TODs on the economy, environment and lifestyles
  • Reviewing the opportunities for transport operators
Yannis Mylopoulos
Middle East Smart Mobility II

Supporting contemporary norms in social infrastructure

  • Adapting networks and infrastructure to shifting social paradigms
  • Evaluating socio-economic fabrics, developments and trends and impact on digital transportation demands
  • Predicting the impact of major capital infrastructure investment on urban planning and communities
Middle East Smart Mobility II

Spatial development: improving urban and regional development

  • Using spatial data management and building information modelling (BIM) strategies for effective strategic planning
  • Generating optimal route planning
  • Developing sustainable communities around terminals and stations
  • Embedding tools for data capture, processing engineering models and visualsising architectural modelsReserved for sponsor


Panel discussion
Middle East Smart Mobility II

Panel Reaching ticketless, cloud-based travel

  • Moving away from traditional ticketing norms and facilitating the future of smart ticketing
  • Integrating mobility payments and unlocking the revenue potential
  • Implementing digital standards to enable multimodal ticketed journeys
  • Which smart ticketing technology offers the best revenue protection?
Andrew Rippon
Middle East Smart Mobility II

Dynamic pricing and advanced ticketing structures: the digital fare

  • Adjusting fares in real time to reflect actual capacity, demand and ability to pay
  • Applying the capabilities of machine learning to business structures dynamic pricing for individual passenger preferences
  • Harnessing real-time data, sophisticated computing power and algorithms for fare calibration
  • Applying the digital infrastructure for movable, mobile, digital fares
Middle East Smart Mobility II

Integrating ticketing tech: increasing ease, access and revenue

  • Noting how next generation communication and seamless ticketing technology can contribute to overall revenue
  • Integrating loyalty programmes into mobile payments and ticketing platforms
  • Evaluating the role of payment and ticketing systems in digital traveller habits
  • Overcoming challenges in mobile responsive design, engagement and use
Middle East Smart Mobility II

The electronic, digital payments system: frictionless transactions

  • Facilitating multi-platform, multi-device purchases
  • Improving user experience with consistency across multiple channels
  • Supporting effortless transactions between consumers and merchants
  • Integrating mobile payment and digital wallet services
  • Deploying tech platforms to enable the acceptance of all payment types across multiple channelsReserved for sponsor
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