23 October

10.00-12.30 OPENING - PLENARY SESSION 1: JOURNEY TOWARDS INTEGRATED ELECTRIC BUS SYSTEMS

  • Welcome 

Pere CALVET, UITP President, Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC), Barcelona, Spain

 

  • Keynote speech

To be announced

Chair: Thomas FONTAINE, Deputy General Manager - Chief Technical Officer, Keolis, Lyon, France

  • Asset management a key success factor for the development of e-bus

​Thierry WAGENKNECHT, Technical Director, Transports publics genevois (TPG), Geneva, Switzerland

  • Insights in Europe’s largest electric bus operation – how understanding your data will improve reliability and reduce costs

Aleta VERRIPS, PR & Marketing Manager, ViriCity, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Experience in the construction of infrastructure for an electric bus line

Josep ARIÑO, Responsable de mantenimiento de Instalaciones y Nuevos Proyectos, TMB, Barcelona, Spain

  • Optimised charger management in a bus depot - case of complete electrification

Natalia KOZDRA, Marketing and Communication Director, Ekoenergetyka-Polska Sp. z o.o., Zielona Góra, Poland

LANGUAGES: EN FR DE ES

12.30-14.00 Lunch and Exhibition Visit

14.00-15.30 PARALLEL SESSION 1 - ROLLOUT OF LARGE FLEET E-BUS OPERATIONS

Chair: Marc VANHOUTTE, Corporate Bus Fleet Director, Transdev Group, Paris, France

  • Strategy, the total cost of ownership and the operational constraints

Christophe MARTIN, Responsable material roulant groupe, Groupe TEC, Jambes, Belgium

  • Focus on RATP bus fleet's energy transition: plan bus 2025

Damien JEANNEAU, Responsable d'études au Département Matériel Roulant Bus , RATP Group, Paris, France

  • Presentation title to be confirmed

David SORG, Project Manager, Verkehrsbetriebe Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

  • Electric – Don’t Forget Hydrogen!

David YORKE, New Technology, Training and Projects Manager, Tower Transit Group, London, United Kingdom

LANGUAGES: EN FR DE ES

14.00-15.30 PARALLEL SESSION 2 - IMPROVING CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE FOR BUS PASSENGERS

Chair: to be announced

  • Improving punctuality by mining bus location data

Roger WILSON, Public Transport Consultant, Sydney, Australia

  • Marketing campaign and social media spreads 'love' to boost bus ridership

Andres PINATE, Marketing Director, Vectalia, Alicante, Spain

  • Measuring Service Quality in Urban Public Transportation Using Smart Card Boarding Data

Ümit KUVVETLI, Statistician, ESHOT, Izmir, Turkey

LANGUAGES: EN ES

14.00-15.30 PARALLEL SESSION 3 - CONTRACTING FOR EFFICIENT BUS NETWORKS

Chair: to be announced

  • Contracting for efficient bus networks-Case Study of Delhi, Capital City of India

Chandra Kant GOYAL, Associate Vice President (Road Transport), Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System Ltd (DIMTS), New Delhi, India

  • Edirne Municipality Urban Public Transport Optimization Project

Ayhan SENTÜRK, Supervisor, Public Transport Department, Edirne Municipality, Edirne, Turkey

  • Contracting & franchising models in the Sweden Bus Sector

Anna GRÖNLUND, Deputy Managing Director, Sveriges Bussföretag , Stockholm, Sweden

LANGUAGES: EN ES

15.30-16.00 Coffee Break

16.00-17.30 PARALLEL SESSION 4 - GROWTH OF ELECTRIC BUSES IN CHINA

Chair: to be announced

  • Introduction to the deployment & technology of E-Bus in China 

Bo NIU, CEO, Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co. Ltd., Zhengzhou, China

  • Performance evaluation of hybrid electric buses in Changzhou 

Jianchen CAI, General Manager, Changzhou Transit Group, Changzhou, China

  • Electrification of the urban transport system - Pervasive Application in China and major trend

   Dr. Jianping HU, Executive Deputy Chairman, China Public Transportation Association (CPTA), Beijing, China

  • Presentation title to be confirmed

    Huinong WANG, General Manager, Shenzen Bus Group, Shenzen, China

   LANGUAGES: EN FR DE ES

16.00-17.30 PARALLEL SESSION 5 - RETHINKING SERVICE DEFINITION AND BUS NETWORK DESIGN

Chair: to be announced

  • Data and routeplanning: bus network planning for a growing city

Leon DANIELS, Managing Director Surface Transport, Transport for London (TfL), London, United Kingdom

  • Shaping a new bus network : Grand Paris des Bus

Patricia BASTARD, Director of Development - Partner, Yellow Window, Paris, France

  • Mode-Blind Transit Networks are High-Capacity Transit Networks

Tiffany CHU, Co-founder, Remix, San Francisco, United States of America

  • Electric-Bus Fleets – Meeting their special planning, scheduling and operations challenges  

Simon FORTIER, Account Manager, GIRO Inc., Montreal, Canada

LANGUAGES: EN ES

16.00-17.30 PARALLEL SESSION 6 - WHEN IS BUS THE RIGHT MODE?

Chair: Guido BRUGGEMAN, Senior Transport Consultant, Public transport consultancy services, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Mode-shift: from bus operation based and planned to be rail based in future

Abdulmuttalip DEMIREL, Advisor to Secretary General (Transportation), Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality, Kocaeli, Turkey

  • Decision support tool for strategic choice between tramways and bus rapid transit (BRT)

Mathias CUREAU, Consultant, Trans-missions, Tours, France

Other speaker to be confirmed

LANGUAGES: EN ES

18.00 Welcome Reception

EXHIBITION OPEN UNTIL 19.00

 

 

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