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The Future of Urban Mobility

COVID-19 has forever changed smart cities and urban mobility. In the third installment of the Global Mobility Executive Forum, we're tackling this challenge head-on.

Where: Virtual event

When: September 29 and 30, 2020

Overview: The third event in a global series designed to build a community of mobility leaders, this program will consist of a keynote presentation, interactive panel discussions, and presentations about how recent events have shifted the evolution of urban mobility and smart cities. This two-day event will discuss how these changes will impact the future of mobility and what cities can do to prepare for the changes to come.

Agenda: September 29, 2020

Keynote Address: Delivered by Eleni Kounalakis, 50th Lieutenant Governor of California


Presentation: The Future of Mobility and What's at Stake

Expert panel | Long-Term Implications for Mobility: How the mobility industry is pivoting, the pace of changes to come, and the long-term implications

Breakout Sessions:

  • Powering the New Mobility: The impact on the energy industry in light of the rise in electric and autonomous vehicles and mobility-as-a-service
  • Balancing Assets and Liabilities: The disruption of and new solutions for the insurance and financial services sectors
  • Moving Our World: The impact of the New Mobility on automakers, transportation providers, and industrial products and suppliers
  • Keeping Us Healthy: The healthcare industry’s reaction to mobility substitutes such as telehealth and the implications of autonomous vehicles for healthcare

Agenda: September 30, 2020

Keynote Address: Delivered by Sarah E. Feinberg, Interim President of New York City Transit

Presentation: Cities that are Paving the Way for Urban Mobility Readiness

Expert panel | Mobility and Smart Cities: Why mobility is essential to the design of smart cities and this dynamic has changed in recent months

  • Breakout Sessions:
    • Shifting from Tech Laggards to Enthusiasts: The technologies that are most likely to disrupt the livability of cities
    • Fostering a Sharing Economy: How sharing economy firms can work with public services and cities to regulate the sharing economy
    • Emphasizing Resilience: How cities can use mobility and smart city policies to become more resilient in the face of new threats
    • Remaining Compliant: How mobility regulation has led to the successes and pitfalls of government-led pilots and incentivization regulation

    Interested in learning more? Contact us here.

    About the Global Mobility Executive Forum Series

    Held in cities around the world, the Global Mobility Executive Forum is a series of events designed to convene leaders from businesses, start-ups, academia, as well as financial, public, and social institutions worldwide to prepare for the complex challenges posed by the revolution sweeping global mobility. Programs are designed to offer an interactive experience that fosters collaboration, builds partnerships, and uncovers new ideas.

    The series kicked-off in Paris in November 2019 where it convened over 500 industry leaders, and was followed by a virtual program for the European mobility community in June 2020. It will travel to San Francisco, Dubai, and other global cities at the forefront of the mobility revolution when it is safe to do so.