Friday, July 2, 2010

The Future of Mobility - Shanghai Expo 2010

pic-grp-shexpo-0510.jpgThe City of Bremen and GTZ presented three workshops at the “The Future of Mobility - Options for Sustainable Transport in a Low Carbon Society" at the Bremen Stand in the Urban Best Practice Area at the Shanghai Expo from May 24th to 26th, 2010. The workshops were scheduled from 2 to 5 pm and focused on the following three key topics for sustainable urban transport:

Day 1 - Mon, 24th: Transport and Urban Development
Day 2 - Tue, 25th: Low Carbon Mobility for Cities
Day 3 - Wed, 26th: The Role of Electric Vehicles

More than 80 participants attended the event. Participating experts and practitioners discussed a vision for sustainable urban mobility with a global perspective. After the events participants joined in for further discussions and exchanged their experience and knowledge on the subject. Download a PDF of the Agenda in English or Chinese.
Day-wise agenda and the presentations made are available below:
Day 1, 24th May 2010:
2. Integrated Planning of Urban Quarters and Transport Systems
Prof. Albert Speer, Albert Speer & Partner GmbH
3. Urbanization and Planning in China
Prof. Pan Haixiao, Department of Urban Planning, Tongji University
4. Towards Liveable Cities – International Experiences
Manfred Breithaupt, GTZ

Day 2, 25th May 2010:
1. Urban Transport Challenge: Transport Development and Low Carbon Policies in China
Prof. Pan Haixiao, Department of Urban Planning, Tongji University

2. Carbon responsible transport strategies in Bremen
Michael Glotz-Richter, City of Bremen

3. Low Carbon Mobility Stockholm, Sweden
Gustaf Landahl, City of Stockholm

4. Case: SPINNING WHEELS – the revival of the bicycle
Signe Madsen, City of Odense

5. Opportunities for Urban Transport in International Climate Negotiations
Daniel Bongardt, GTZ


Day 3, 26th May 2010:
1. Introduction
Michael Glotz-Richter, City of Bremen

2. The Trend of NEV and Incentive Policies in China
Dr. Wu Zhixin, China Automotive Technology and Research Center

3. Moving towards the future: National Platform for Electromobility in Germany
Christian Hochfeld, GTZ

4. Prospects for and Effects of E-Bikes in Chinese Cities 
Dong Shen, Tsinghua University

5. The Challenge of Designing Electric Cars
Dr. Tobias Giebel, Volkswagen Research Lab China