Forum Day Two: Tuesday, 19 September 2017

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Start of forum registration and welcome refreshments

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Opening remarks from the session chair

Nabeel Alzaka, Executive Director, Surface Mobility Consultants

Nabeel Alzaka

Executive Director
Surface Mobility Consultants

DEVELOPING SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION MODELS

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM Understanding the impact of intelligent transport systems on transportation planning and sustainability

Narasimha Murthy, Senior Manager – Transportation Planning and Traffic Engineering, Khatib & Alami
  • Strategies for integrating ITS at the project planning phase
  • How to integrate sustainability into the transport planning phase

Narasimha Murthy

Senior Manager – Transportation Planning and Traffic Engineering
Khatib & Alami

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM Ensuring maximum efficiency of Qatar’s rail network through the use of transit oriented development and integrated transportation systems

Moen Azmi, Head of Infrastructure and Traffic Department, Arab Engineering Bureau
  • How is TOD decreasing reliance on personal vehicle ownership?
  • Urban development strategies for unlocking the potential of Qatar’s railway network

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Moen Azmi

Head of Infrastructure and Traffic Department
Arab Engineering Bureau

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Mobility as a Service (MaaS): Developing a seamless on–demand based travel platform

Susanna Zammataro, Executive Director, International Road Federation, Switzerland
  • Integrating end-to-end transportation planning through the use of apps and digital transformation
  • Using data to optimise the transportation network
  • An overview of effective MaaS pilot projects around the globe

Susanna Zammataro

Executive Director
International Road Federation, Switzerland

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM Integrating transportation models into public realm design for improved mobility

Yasir Muhyudeen Abdullah, Senior Transport Engineer, Ministry of Transport and Communications
  • Strategies for integrating transportation planning with natural systems
  • How can green infrastructure be incorporated into transportation networks?

Yasir Muhyudeen Abdullah

Senior Transport Engineer
Ministry of Transport and Communications

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM Networking break and morning refreshments

IMPROVING TRANSPORTATION AND PEDESTRIAN MOBILITY THROUGH DESIGN AND ENGINEERING

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM The future of pedestrian mobility

Nabeel Alzaka, Executive Director, Surface Mobility Consultants
  • Examining the feasibility of using alternative mobility vehicles designed to support short distance trips in urban settings

Nabeel Alzaka

Executive Director
Surface Mobility Consultants

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM Overcoming the key pedestrian safety issues associated with public transit rail services

Scott Fennelly, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Surface Mobility Consultants
  • Junction safety solutions to protect pedestrians
  • Case study: The Emaar Downtown trolley project

Scott Fennelly

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Surface Mobility Consultants

THE FUTURE OF MOBILITY

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM How is the progressive automation of motor vehicles improving road safety across the globe?

Akin Adamson, Director, Middle East Region, TRL
  • Understanding the risks associated with self-driving vehicles in the transition to automation
  • Strategies for managing the safety on a network level in the situation of traffic with various road users at different levels of automation (mixed traffic)

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Akin Adamson

Director, Middle East Region
TRL
  • Will driverless cars soon become a commercial reality?
  • An overview of the factors influencing the future of the automotive industry
  • How are socio-economic factors influencing today’s mobility consumption models?


Panellists:

Veronica Yu

Transportation Planner
Ministry of Transport and Communications

Brett Subritzky

Strategies Expert, Minister’s Office
Ministry of Transport and Communications

Dr. Fethi Filali

Head of Technology
Qatar Mobility Innovations Center

1:45 PM - NaN:NaN AM How to utilise geographic information systems for reduced congestion and improved urban planning in smart cities

2:05 PM - NaN:NaN AM How is IoT revolutionising fleet management for public transportation?

Heni Karaa, Technology Product Manager, Qatar Mobility Innovations Center
  • Strategies for integrating telematics solutions such as vehicle control, location tracking and passenger information systems
  • Integrating smart ticketing with passenger information systems

Heni Karaa

Technology Product Manager
Qatar Mobility Innovations Center

2:35 PM - 2:45 PM Chairman’s closing remarks

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Networking lunch

3:30 PM - 3:30 PM Close of forum