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Informa
8-10 December 2014
Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre

Agenda

13 November 2016, Zone A
Middle East Smart Mobility Summit
10:30 Chairman’s welcome address
Akin Adamson, Middle East Director, Transport Research Laboratory - Qatar
10:45 The race is on: where are we with driverless technology
Simon Spooner, Partner – Corporate Team, Osborne Clarke LLP - UK
11:15 Economic context of smart city: creating new opportunities for the private sector to supply smart technology
Andrew Rippon, Senior Consultant, NeXGen Group - UAE
11:45 Keynote Address: Leveraging big data and AI to improve traffic safety for the smart city of the future
Dr. Atef Garib, Senior Traffic Expert, Abu Dhabi Police - UAE
12:15 Enabling smart city with IoT technologies
Dr. Nafaa Jabeur, Assistant Professor, German University of Technology - Oman
13:00 Lunch Break
14:00 Real world smart city projects: implementation strategy and global case studies
Lukas Dukkef, CEO, CROSS Zlin – Czech Republic
15:00 Autonomous vehicles – adoption and potential Impact in the GCC Region – UAE case study
Nabeel Al Zaka, Chief Executive Officer, Surface Mobility Consultants - UAE
15:30 Smart public transport based on a realistic large-scale European project               
Dr. Ansar-Ul-Haque Yasar, Transportation Research Institute (IMOB), Hasselt University – Belgium
16:15 Multimodal integrated sustainable smart travel systems: the way forward
Dr. Khaled Abbas, Professor and Former Dean, Egypt National Institute of Transport - Egypt
17:00 Think of Vehicles as society systems!
Soeren O. Ekelund,
Founder & Chief Technology Officer, NeRve - Next Road Vehicle - Denmark
18:00 End of Day
 
14 November 2016, Zone A
Middle East Smart Mobility Summit
10:30 Chairman’s welcome address
Akin Adamson, Middle East Director, Transport Research Laboratory - Qatar
10:45 Transport informatics & big data: new findings, developments and announcements
Dr. Elhadi Shakshuki, Professor, Acadia University – Canada & Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks
11:15

Panel Discussion: Collaborative multi-modal transportation – Economic and societal implications
Chairperson:
Dr. Ansar-Ul-Haque Yasar, Transportation Research Institute (IMOB), Hasselt University – Belgium
Participants:
Benjamin de Terssac, Founder, Carpool Arabia – UAE
Dr. Khaled Abbas, Professor and Former Dean, Egypt National Institute of Transport – Egypt
Bob Youakim, Founder and CEO, Passport Inc., 
Khristian Gutierrez, Chief Business Development Officer, Passport Inc., - USA

Abstract: This panel presents the design of an agent-based model by defining different phases and steps to move from solo driving to carpooling. It analyses various effects of agent interaction and behaviour adaptation of a set of candidate carpoolers.

12:00 Beyond smart cities towards wise cities: harnessing the power of IoT, big data, open data, open-service innovation models
Dr. Hossam Abdelgawad, Director& Senior Transport Expert, SETS North Africa - Egypt 
12:30 Lunch Break
13:30 Technology development for V2X and automated vehicle
Hidehiko Akatsuka, Director, DENSO International Asia PTE Ltd - Japan
14:00 ITS, V2X, Tolling and Enforcement – How do these technologies fit together in the future
Luke Normington, Head of Enforcement and Tolling, Siemens – Germany
14:45 Modelling of road traffic noise in Sharjah city in the United Arab Emirates
Khaled Hamad, Assistant Professor of Transportation Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Sharjah - UAE
15:15 Revisiting V2X technology for the UAE
Faheem Gill, Founder, dashroad - UAE
16:00 End of Day
 
15 November 2016, Zone A
Middle East Parking Summit
10:30 Chairman’s welcoming address
Nabeel Al Zaka, Chief Executive Officer, Surface Mobility Consultants - UAE
10:45 The future of parking
Joe Ruggero, Vice-President of Global Development, Park Assist - USA
11:15 Efficient solutions from the real estate developer perspective
Moderated by Nabeel Al Zaka, Chief Executive Officer, Surface Mobility Consultants – UAE
  • The value impact of parking facilities at residential and commercial sites; how does the value of the real estate improve when you add parking?
  • Discussing segmented parking in major, multiuse developments
  • Does the real estate value change when there is paid parking as opposed to free parking?
  • How does paid parking on the street impact the value of nearby parking facilities and associated real estate?
Panellists:
Scott Fennelly, Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer, Surface Mobility Consultants 
Martin Tillman, Director of Transport Planning, AECOM
Muhammad Binghatti Al Jbori, Chief Executive Officer, Binghatti Developers
12:15

Parking: Mobile technology is king throughout the entire value chain 
Bob Youakim, Founder and CEO, Passport Inc., 
Khristian Gutierrez, Chief Business Development Officer, Passport Inc., - USA

12:45 Improving quality of life with smart parking management
Jan Schulte, Head of International Business Development, Cleverciti Systems GmbH Starnberg - Germany
13:30 Lunch Break
14:30

Ticket-less parking technology: revenue improvements for car park operators and convenience for end users
Pushkaraj Mahajan, Product Manager, HUB Parking Technology FAAC Middle East - UAE

15:15 International smart parking deployments: differences, benefits and best practices from around the world
Balu Subramanya, Founder & CTO, CivicSmart & Gretchen Effgen, Executive Vice-President, CivicSmart – USA
16:00 End of Day

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