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  • Nuno Quental
    EcoMobility Changwon 2011 World Congress on Mobility for the Future of Sustainable Cities Where transport leaders will meet 22-24 October 2011, Changwon,
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 25, 2011
      EcoMobility Changwon 2011
      World Congress on Mobility for the Future of Sustainable Cities
      Where transport leaders will meet

      22-24 October 2011, Changwon, Republic of Korea

      ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability - and the City of Changwon invite you to register at the EcoMobility Changwon 2011 congress. Find out more about the congress at http://www.iclei.org/ecomobility2011

      Congress themes and program
      Take a look at the latest program!

      Plenary topics will feature:
      - EcoMobile cities around the world
      - Mainstreaming EcoMobility
      - Envisioning the future EcoMobile city
      - Instruments and business models for EcoMobility

      In parallel sessions, a special focus will be given to:
      - Bicycle sharing systems
      - Innovations such as e-mobility and intelligent transport systems
      Visions for overcoming physical, institutional or financial barriers
      - City Challenges Workshops concentrating on innovative solutions tailored to the particular needs of cities
      - Doubling the market share of public transport

      Other reasons why you should attend
      - Network with leading city government officials, businesses, and organizations to form partnerships for future EcoMobility endeavors;
      - Participate in the GIZ training "Implementing bike-sharing systems" on 24-25 October (participation restricted to 25 participants);
      - Get to know various components of EcoMobile solutions and products, and talk to experts, producers and service providers at the marketplace;
      - Experience Changwon's award winning NUBIJA system, the host city's bicycle sharing program. For more information visit NUBIJA website  and download ICLEI case study.

      Confirmed Mayors and city officials participating as speakers:
      Young Gyu Kwon (Seoul), Park Wan-Su (Changwon), Yum Tae-Yeong (Suwon), Stephen Yarwood (Adelaide), Helena Hećimović (Koprivnica), Masashi Mori (Toyama), Brian Shanahan (Melbourne), Fernando Nunes da Silva (Lisbon), Mohammad-Bagher Ghalibaf (Tehran), Catarina Freitas (Almada), Devecz Miklos (Budapest), and Sukhumbhand Paribatra (Bangkok).

      Speakers from other organizations and businesses include:
      - Speakers from international and governmental organizations include Kee Yeon Hwang (KOTI), Rae Kwon Chung (UNESCAP), Manfred Breithaupt (GIZ), and Lloyd Wright (ADB).
      - From the non-governmental arena, Michael Repogle (ITDP), Li Shanshan (ITDP China), Bernhard Ensink (ECF), Waltraut Ritter (Hong Kong Foresight Centre), Bert Fabian (CAI Asia), Cornie Huizenga (SloCaT Partnership), and Dawn Chui (UITP) are confirmed.
      - Speakers with a research background include Carlo Ratti (MIT), Peter Newman (Curtin University), Florian Lennert (LSE) Shivanand Swamy (CEPT University), and Pan Haixiao (Tongji University).
      - From the business community, speakers include Eric Britton (New Mobility), Christian Häuselmann (Swisscleantech), Robert Stussi (Perform Energy), and Hendrik Mlasowsky (Choice GmbH).

      Register now! Refer to the website for more information, including practical information on how to easily get to Changwon.

      Nuno Quental
      EcoMobility Officer
      ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
      World Secretariat
      Kaiser-Friedrich-Str. 7
      53113 Bonn
      skype: quental.nuno
      Tel.: +49-228 / 97 62 99 26
      Mobile: +49-157 / 891 891 54
      Fax: +49-228 / 97 62 99 01
      World Congress on Mobility for Sustainable Cities
      Republic of Korea, 22-24 October 2011
      Registration now open!
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