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Wednesday, September 7 • 9:45am - 12:45pm
Urban Mobility: In Hot Pursuit of the Perfect City 75% FULL

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Cities worldwide are in hot pursuit of more optimal means and modes of moving people and goods in, out, and around.  Match the fact that current infrastructures are unable to sustain, yet alone meet growing demand, and the need to innovate is now!  Will the promise of new new technologies finally be the end of brutal congestion, unsafe roads, inequitable and inaccessible systems?  



Join a team of experts in an interactive session emulating City Innovate’s “Collider” methodology involving all participants in a co-creation of the perfect city.




Moderators
avatar for Gert Christen

Gert Christen

Chief Operating Officer, City Innovate Foundation
Gert Christen is an international expert in building and growing technology businesses. He has lived and worked in Asia, Europe, North & and Latin America. Before returning to California, he was the CEO of BlueLion and Startzentrum Zurich, two Swiss startup incubators and founder of Startupfair. He also founded the Department of Entrepreneurship at HWZ University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration in Zurich, anchoring... Read More →
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Carlos Cruz-Casas, P.E.

Assistant Director, Transportation Strategic Planning, Miami-Dade Department of Transportation & Public Works
Carlos joined the recently merged Miami-Dade Department of Transportation & Public Works to lead the Transportation Strategic Planning Division. His primary focus is to introduce mobility innovation to Miami-Dade County and plan for a fully integrated transportation system. His career includes both public and private sector experience ranging from conceptual design to implementation of pedestrian, bicycle, transit, traffic and safety projects... Read More →
avatar for Pieter J. Fourie

Pieter J. Fourie

PhD Researcher, Engaging Mobility, ETH Zurich, Future Cities Laboratory
Pieter Fourie is a simulation modeller specializing in transportation. Previously he developed integrated transport/land-use models for decision support to South African metropolitan planning authorities at the South African Council of Scientific and industrial Research (CSIR). He is responsible for population synthesis and transport demand assignment for the agent-based transport demand model implemented at the Future Cities Laboratory of the... Read More →
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Susan Shaheen

Co-Director, Transportation Sustainability Research Center, UC Berkeley
Susan Shaheen is a co-director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC) of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California (UC), Berkeley. She is also an adjunct professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at UC Berkeley. She was the first Honda Distinguished Scholar in Transportation at the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis from 2000 to 2012. She served as the Policy and Behavioral... Read More →

Wednesday September 7, 2016 9:45am - 12:45pm
Sutardja Dai Hall - Bechtel Boardroom (6th floor) UC Berkeley