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BUSWORLD: ONE MONTH TO GO!
 
BRUSSELS, 21 SEPTEMBER 2017
 
UITP and Busworld Europe have joined forces to bring you an unmissable event: with
only one month to go until our conference drives the debate on the bus industry.
 
The two day conference - in conjunction with Busworld Europe 2017 Exhibition - will
take place in Kortrijk bringing together two world class events.
 
Under the theme “Integrate + Connect!” several leading industry figures will discuss
topics such as digitalisation, electrification, automation and new service concepts.
 
During our conference you will be able to attend the Chinese eBus session where
four top level speakers will give an overview on the introduction of the E-Bus in China
(Monday 23rd). Senior figures from the Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Company and the
Shenzen Bus Group will discuss the deployment and technology behind this exciting
industry development.
 
You will also be able to view the launch of the UITP bus design charter for innovative
electric buses - holding its world premiere during the event (Tuesday 24th).
Many key topics will be discussed with over 40 speakers from across the bus sector
and beyond.
 
This is an exciting time in the public transport sector - from the development of
autonomous vehicles to the roll-out of large electric bus fleets - this conference will
engage the industry and deliver innovative concepts for all who attend.
 
By attending Busworld you will get the complete picture of what’s happening in the
bus sector; network with experienced bus operators and get fresh, cutting edge
concepts to take back to your organisation.
 
This collaboration is not to be missed – make it your Busness to attend!
For more information, please visit: http://www.uitpxbusworld.uitp.org/
 
 

PRESS RELEASE

BUSWORLD: LEADING INDUSTRY FIGURE TO GIVE KEYNOTE SPEECH
 
BRUSSELS, 21 SEPTEMBER 2017
 
Leading industry figure Alok Jain has been confirmed as keynote speaker for the
UITP-Busworld International Bus Conference (23-24 October 2017) in Kortrijk, Belgium.
As Managing Director of Trans-consult Asia Limited – overseeing research and
consultation in the field of transport planning for almost a decade – Alok Jain brings
a wealth of experience to this exciting event.
 
Trans-consult Asia believe that “mobility is about moving people, not vehicles”
making Alok Jain well placed to speak about the changes and developments taking
place across the sector.
 
Mr Jain brings 36 years of experience from across engineering, planning, marketing,
directorship and lecturing to our stage. He has served on transportation committees
and provided consultancy services on transport marketing and operations across the
globe.
 
Mr Jain has held senior positions with organisations such as the Kowloon Motor Bus
Co., one of the largest privately held bus companies in the world and MVA Asia
Limited, a global transportation specialist and leading market research company.
As public transport faces both serious challenges and exciting developments, our
keynote speech will engage those in attendance and further the debate going
forward.
 
As a regular speaker on multi-modal integration, public transport pricing and
financing, Mr Jain has many views on the public transport industry and will be
delivering a keynote speech – on Monday 23 October – not to be missed.
For more information, please visit: http://www.uitpxbusworld.uitp.org/
And for a Question & Answer session with our keynote please visit: http://www.uitp.org/news
 
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