- Join Frost & Sullivan to debate and discuss the future of urban mobility with parliamentarians and industry executives
LONDON, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One week to go before Frost & Sullivan's two-day interactive workshop Urban Mobility 3.0: New Urban Mobility Business Models will take place at the House of Lords and the Siemens Crystal Building in London. The two-day event will highlight the future of personal and freight mobility, analyse the impact of global Mega Trends on the industry and discuss new emerging business models and ways of working with the 'City as a Customer' concept. Panellists and delegates will also touch upon new initiatives and infrastructure trends as well as urban logistics with a focus on the increasing opportunities with eRetailing.
Starting at 4.00 p.m. in the afternoon of Wednesday, 19th June 2013, the debate at the Houses of Parliament will kick-off with a keynote by Mr. Stephen Hammond MP, Under-Secretary of State for Transport, and a debate chaired by Lord Richard Andrew Rosser, Speaker from the frontbench on Transport and Home Office Teams, which focuses on the Death of the car and rise of new mobility business models in the Urban Environment.
The debate is divided into a 'public' versus a 'personal' transport panel. Richard de Cani from Transport for London (TfL), will be supported by Anthony Smith of Passenger Focus, making up the 'public transport' panel. The opposing 'personal transport' panel will consist of Mr. Robert Henrich, Daimler Mobility Services, Mr. Etienne Henry, Nissan International S.A., Dr. Markus Schramm of BMW AG as well as Mr. Sarwant Singh of Frost & Sullivan.
The day will close with a Future of Mobility Excellence in Best Practices Awards Banquet at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in St. James.
The second day of the workshop on Thursday, 20th June 2013, will commence at 8.45 a.m. at the Siemens Crystal Building in London's Royal Victoria Docks.
The day features seven different panel discussions focussing on:
- Key Mega Trends and their Impact on the Future of Mobility
- Vehicle Manufacturers' Mobility Strategy
- Evolution of Car Sharing in Europe: Perspectives from Car Sharing Operators
- Mobility Integration and New Mobility Business Models of Emerging Players
- Future of Car Retailing
- Autonomous Driving: Semi-autonomous Driving to Driverless Cars and Public Transport Solutions
More panel speakers include:
Barry Sheerman MP, Member of Parliament for Huddersfield
Alain Uyttenhoven, Toyota Motor Europe
Gary Winstanly, Siemens Mobility
Frerk-Malte Feller, Zipcar Europe
Tony Douglas, BMW AG
Manoella Wilbaut, DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation
Derek de Bono, Valeo
Simon Daum, Deutsche Bahn Mobility Logistics AG
Prof. Richard Parry-Jones CBE, UK Automotive Council
Jorn Madslien, Edelman
Alex Stephany, Parkatmyhouse.com
Eva Helmeth, Mobility International
Joost Mortier, Nederlandse Spoorwegen
Kenan Aksular, Athlon Car Lease International B.V.
Alberto Cavvagioni, IVECO
Ian Marson, LeasePlan UK
Michael Reinicke, Carpooling.com
Rohit Taiwar, Fast Future
Hans Ristner, Volvo Group
Chris Reeves, MIRA Ltd.
For more information, visit: www.urbanmobility.gilcommunity.com.
The brochure for the event can also be found on Slideshare:
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