Program 2018

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International Congress 2018


New mobility and the transformation of our cities

Here you can find the draft program. The final agenda will be released beginning of June.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

7:30 pm

Welcome Get-together at Stuttgart City Hall

Monday, June 18, 2018

8:00 am

Registration (Stuttgart City Hall / Rathaus)

Coffee, tea and snacks

9:15 am

Moderation and opening

Kathleen Elsig (Switzerland), Director Smartmove

9:30 am

Opening speeches

Fritz Kuhn, Mayor of Stuttgart

Roland Ries, Mayor of Strasbourg

10:15 am

Keynote "Cities without cars?! The future of urban mobility"

Prof. Dr. Stephan Rammler, Institute of Transportation Design, Braunschweig University of Art

10:45 am

Keynote "Urban Mobility: Daimler´s vision for the future"

Klaus Entenmann, Chairman of the Board of Management, Daimler Financial Services AG

11:15 am

Short coffee break

11:40 am

Keynote "Mobility innovation in cities: Avoiding pitfalls, embracing opportunities"

Karen Vancluysen, Secretary General of POLIS network

12:15 am

Question & answer session

with speakers and audience, following introduction to parallel sessions

1:00 pm


Exhibition presenting mobility projects, innovations and organizations, 3rd floor

2:30 pm

Parallel Sessions

Session 1: The city as laboratory for mobility innovations and experiments
Session 2: New mobility – a challenge for urban planning
Session 3: Smart traffic, less pollution and new businesses with innovative city logistics

4:45 pm

Resume of the day

5:15 - 5:30 pm

Information on the evening event and the 2nd congress day

6:00 pm

Transport to the SSB Tramway Museum

(meeting point: entrance of City Hall Stuttgart)

7:00 - 10:00 pm

Evening event at the SSB Tramway Museum

Veielbrunnenweg 3, 70372 Stuttgart (Bad Cannstatt)

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

8:30 am

Breakfast at Stuttgart City Hall

9:30 am

New developments and services in urban public transport

Best practices from European cities - co-organized with EUROCITIES network

11:00 am

Coffee break

11:30 am

Sustainable mobility: Challenges and innovations from the perspective of Latin America and Africa

12:30 pm

Wrap-up and introduction to afternoon program (site visits)

1:00 pm


2:30 – 6:00 pm

Site visits in Stuttgart

Site visit 1: The Pedelec city – tour with electric bicycles
Site visit 2: Multimodal public transport tour
Site visit 3: Innovative city logistic pilots
Site visit 4: Shortcuts in the city: “Stuttgart steps” tour (Stäffele)

Landeshauptstadt Stuttgart
Public Corporation
Represented by
Mayor Fritz Kuhn

Marktplatz (M) 1
D-70161 Stuttgart

© Cities for Mobility 2018