Program

Subsequently you find the program of the UMD that is still updated regularily.

Wednesday, November 13th

09:00

Welcome

Host, Governing Major Berlin

09:30

The German Mobility Policy

requested: Cem Özdemir, Chairman of the Committe on Traffic and Digital Infratsructure of the German Bundestag

10:00

Parade of Cities (various Cities from different Continents)

confirmed: Berlin, Abuja – NIGERIA (Mr. Emmanuel John), Brno – Czech Republic (Mr. Lukáš Báča), Koprivnica, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Theran, Casablanca

requested: Cape Town, Dubai, Kyiv, Lagos, London and others

Cities characterizing their

  • city’s mobility (culture, status)
  • mobility challenges in the city
  • basic ideas to improve the city’s mobility
  • vision for city’s mobility in 10 years, 20 years, …

12:30

Lunch, Talk & Exhibition

Common Artistic Activities (Cities Portraits) #01/03

13:30

Continuing the Parade of Cities or

World Café – Casual Discussions about the topics of the UMD

14:30

Break, Talk & Exhibition

15:00

Doing Together to Provide a Greater Value: Smart Cities and Smart Mobility

Stéphane Barbier, CDO TRANSPOLIS, Lyon – FRANCE

 

City’s Panel

Common Artistic Activities (Cities Portraits) #02/03

17:00

Drinks & Talks

17:30

Evening Guest Lecture:

The Biology of Mobility

Dr. Arndt Pechstein, Agile Coach | Management Consultant | Business Culture Catalyst, Berlin – GERMANY

18:30

Prosecco Reception & Party

Thursday, November 14th

09:00

Session Day I

  • Investment Climate
  • E-Mobility and Fuel Choices
  • E-Charging Infrastructue
  • Autonomous Driving
  • Blockchain in Mobility
 

Topic on Investment Climate, to be announced

Martina Macpherson, ESG Risk/Legal Expert @IHS Towers, President @NFSM, London – UNITED KINGDOM 

 

Investments in Urban Mobility Infrastructure

Manfred Kupka, Managing Director at BRICs Real Estate Advisor, Hamburg – GERMANY 

 

The power of an International Network to Transfer Knowledge on Circular Economy

David Greenfield, Managing Director at SOcial, ENvironmental & EConomic Solutions (SOENECS) Ltd., Brighton – UNITED KINGDOM

 

Topic on Resilient Smart City Development to be announced

Mr. Lars Minth, Advisor in Resilient Smart City Development at AsianMayorsForum, Heimenschwand – SWITZERLAND

 

… more to come

10:30

Coffee, Talk & Exhibition

11:00

Batterie Changing Station with SCS Hub: The Solution for E-Charging Problems

Prof. Dr. Dieter Flämig, CEO INFRAMobility-Dianba GmbH, Berlin – GERMANY

 

The Human Factor in Mobility

Dr. Meike Jipp, Head of “Human Factors” Department at German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Berlin – GERMANY

 

… more to come

 

Panel Discussion: Autonomous Driving

Zeina Nazer, Co-Founder of Cities Forum, London – UNITED KINGDOM

 

Introduction to the afternoon Dialogue Sessions

Robert Knight, Career Transition and Leadership Development Coach, UNITED STATES/GERMANY

12:40

Lunch, Talk & Exhibition

13:40

Dialogue Sessions (partly parallel, 90 min. each):

Moderated sessions discussing main problems, hurdles and barriers to overcome, possible and/or successful solutions and experiences about:

  • E-Charging Infrastructure
  • African Cities Session
  • Autonomous Driving
  • Investment Climate for large Infrastructural Projects
  • Asian Major’s Forum
  • … and more

15:10

 

Coffee, Talk & Exhibition

Common Artistic Activities (Cities Portraits) #03/03

15:40

Excursion 01: Leave for the Battery Changing Station

16:30

Experiencing the Battery Changing Station

18:00

Leave for the Tourboat Trip from Battery Changing Station

19:45

UMD Evening Dinner

Restaurant on the banks of the River Spree

Friday, November 15th

09:00

Session Day II

  • Urban Planning
  • Micro-Mobility
  • MaaS & Traffic Management
  • Mobility Culture & Mobility Solutions
  • Project Governance & Legal Background

 

Open Internet of Mobility Marketplace

Boyd Cohen, Ph.D., LEED AP, Climate Strategist, Vancouver – GERMANY

 

Topic on Public Transport and Commuting to be announced

Martina Löbe, DB Netz AG, Berlin – GERMANY

 

Topic on Parking and Urban Development to be announced

Frank Beckmann, Consulting Partner at ParkenPropertyPartner, Berlin – GERMANY

 

The Paradox of Traffic Management

Sebastian Heise, COO Graphmasters GmbH, Hannover – GERMANY

 

… more to come

10:30

Coffee, Talk & Exhibition

11:00

Topic on Transport Planning to be announced

Dr. Florinda Boschetti, Senior Project Manager, Polis Network, Brussels – BELGIUM

 

Topic on Bikeable Cities and Urban Planning to be announced

Raluca Fiser, President at World Cycling Alliance, ROMANIA

 

Urban Governance and Transition 

Dr. Gabriele Wendorf, ZTG (Center for Technology and Society) at TU-Berlin, Berlin – GERMANY

 

Topic on Investments and Urban Governance to be announced

Antonio Cantalapiedra, Founder@Woonivers (Fintech Startup), Madrid – SPAIN

 

Panel Discussion: Investments and Developements in Mobility

Jaime Ruiz Huescar, Co-Founder of Cities Forum, London – UNITED KINGDOM

 

… more to come

12:45

Lunch, Talk & Exhibition

13:30

Start-Up Show

14:30

Introduction to the afternoon Dialogue Sessions

Robert Knight, Career Transition and Leadership Development Coach, UNITED STATES/GERMANY

15:10

Dialogue Sessions (partly parallel, 90 min. each): Moderated sessions discussing main problems, hurdles and barriers to overcome, possible and/or successful solutions and experiences about:

  • 2nd Berlin Mobility Talk: Electromobility in Berlin; Charging, Smal Vehicles, Last Mile Distribution
  • The Paradox of Traffic Management (experts: Graphmasters GmbH)
  • Session run by The Drivery
  • Legal Aspects & Governance of Mobility Change
  • … and more

16:40

Drinks, Talk & Exhibition

17:10

Dialogue Results (in plenum)

Robert Knight & Moderators

17:40

Leisure Time

Saturday, November 16th

09:00

Session Day III

  • Mobility Solutions
  • Start-Up Ceremony
  • Wrap-Up of the UMD 2019
 

Gyroscopically Stabilized Monocaps on Rural Railways

Thorsten Försterling, Landeseisenbahn Lippe e.V., Extertal-Bösingfeld – GERMANY

 

The Development of Synchrotrains

Uwe Stahn, Synchrotrain, Berlin – GERMANY

 

… more to come

10:30

Coffee, Talk & Exhibition

11:00

Topic on Innovative Micro-Mobility Solutions to be announced

Sven Kindervater, CMO citkar GmbH, Berlin – GERMANY

 

Charging Infrastructure with used Solar Panels

Robert Schöneberg, Suncrafter, Berlin – GERMANY

 

New Mobility Berlin

Rolf Mienkus, insel-projekt.berlin UG, Berlin – GERMANY

 

Social Shared Mobility

Franziska Weiser, Founder and CEO of Carré Mobility UG, Frankfurt – GERMANY

 

… more to come

 

Start-Up Ceremony, Awards Show

12:15

Finger Food & Exhibition

12:45

Fishbowl Discussion: Summarizing the UMD 2019

13:30

Closing Ceremony