Smart Mobility - Day 1


Smart Mobility 2019 day 1


Panel discussion

Panel 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
Sulaiman Abdelrahman Al Hajri

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
Jonathan McKinley Hill

Smart Cities and the future of mass transit

  • Benefits of the digital economy
  • How transit can help drive the digital economy and how improving the passenger payment experience is key
  • Introduction to Visa’s Mass Transit Transaction (MTT) Model
  • How the MTT model is being deployed worldwide
Jonathan McKinley Hill, Transit Product Development Director, Visa Inc.
Abdulla Belhaif Al Nuaimi

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


Address reserved for the Ministry of Energy


Keynote Reserved for Chief Executive Officer, Etihad Rail


Keynote Bashar Al Malik, Chief Executive Officer, Saudi Railway Company

Laurence Batlle

Keynote 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 technologyo electric vehicle expansiono advancing automationo 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

Keynote 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



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Panel The intelligent transport system: integration and transformation

  • Envisioning future mobility: seizing the opportunities coming with the new mobility wave
  • Ensuring efficient, sustainable transportation for customers
  • Incorporating self-driven units
  • Balancing benefits: greater value for money vs coming at human cost
  • Supporting new applications and business models for manufacturing
Jérôme Rigaud, Chief Operating Officer, Navya Tech
Gilbert Gagnaire, Founder And Chief Executive Officer, Easymile
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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
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Panel Approaching autonomy: driving driverless

  • Embracing autonomous, driverless vehicles
  • Noting the potential cross industry challenges: cost, safety and trust
  • Preparing existing systems to coordinate requirements
  • Commissioning the complementing technology
  • Coping with already crowded infrastructure and systems
  • Prophesising societal implications
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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
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Improving vehicle efficiency, connectivity and versatility

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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
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Does on-demand mobility complement or substitute public transit?

  • Addressing the unprecedented transformation in the transportation industry
  • Investigating the technologies driving the future of mobility
  • Re-imagining transportation methods
Ahmed Hafez, Regional Director, Via
Middle East Smart Mobility II

Incorporating sustainable logistics into future strategies

  • Reasons to act on sustainable logistics
  • Improving efficiency: big data and big numbers
  • Overcoming challenges associated with choosing and implementing alternative technologies
  • Understanding what the customer actually wants
  • All wrapped up in transparency



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Panel: Presenting a new city dynamism: the circular economy and hyper collaboration

  • Combining shared mobility, autonomy, and electrification for optimal sustainable mobility
  • Promoting the use of public and shared transport systems and networks: easy and incentivised
  • Reviewing the circular economy
  • Exploring digital enablers for sustainable mobility
    • electrification
    • apps
    • MaaS
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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?
Jonathan McKinley Hill, Transit Product Development Director, Visa Inc.
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Investing in alternative energy sources

  • Diversifying from diesel with alternative fuel sources
  • Developing zero emission with electrified routes
  • Looking to liquid and natural gas and hydrogen fuel cells for power
  • Low carbon, sustainable materials for manufacturing
  • Examining battery powered and electric motor capabilities
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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
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Investing in alternative energy sources

  • Diversifying from diesel with alternative fuel sources
  • Developing zero emission with electrified routes
  • Looking to liquid and natural gas and hydrogen fuel cells for power
  • Low carbon, sustainable materials for manufacturing
  • Examining battery powered and electric motor capabilities
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Achieving sustainable development to create low carbon economy

  • Investigating the green mobility and electrification of vehicles initiatives in Dubai
  • Developing future conditions for electric vehicles through adhering to necessary policy and infrastructure changes
  • Exploring potential strategies and roadmaps required to support transport growth by 2030
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
last published: 30/Jan/19 07:35 GMT


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