Conference 16 Nov. 2015, Brussels: Smart Mobility Planning

Smart Mobility Planning – The Innovative Evaluation Toolkit

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NISTO Final Conference I 16th of November 2015. Brussels,Belgium

* Participation in the conference is free.

Invitation to European Conference

As the NISTO project is closing at the end of the year, the project partnership organises the NISTO Final Conference, which is to be held at the Represenation of the State of Hessen to the EU in Brussels on 16th November. NISTO project partners will proudly present the NISTO toolkit for smart integrated mobility planning in Europe, the first toolkit combining the Multi-Criteria Analysis (MCA), Social Cost-Benefit Analysis (SCBA), Multi-Actor Multi-Criteria Analysis (MAMCA) and target monitoring. Moreover interesting Workshops and Keynotes focussing on the keys of NISTO digitalisation, participation and sustainability in mobility planning are scheduled. International experts are going to discuss the latest developments and topics with policy makers.

Date: 16th of November 2015

Event Location:  Representation of the State of Hessen to the EU (21, Rue Montoyer, 1000 Brussels, Belgium)


12:30 PM
Arrival of the Guests & Lunch

1:00 PM
Welcome and Introduction to the Agenda
Kathleen Elsig, smartmove

1:05 PM
Claus-Peter Appel, Deputy Director, Representation of the State of Hessen to the EU
Ruut Louwers, Programme director, Interreg IVB NWE
Michael Cramer, Member of the European parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism

1:30 PM
Presentation of the EU-Project NISTO – General Introduction
Irina Weißbeck, Project Manager, Regionalmanagement Nordhessen GmbH

1:40 PM
Assessing Sustainability and Stakeholder Support for Smart Mobility Projects:
The NISTO Approach
Prof. Cathy Macharis, Vrije Universiteit Brussels

2:10 PM
The NISTO Evaluation Toolkit as Innovative Instrument for Mobility Planning
Dr. Imre Keseru, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Vrije Universiteit Brussels

2:40 PM
Coffee Break

3:00 PM
Project Market Place – Presentation of the 14 Best-Practise-Examples for Smart Mobility

3:30 PM
Different Modes of Participation in the Stuttgart21 Process –
A Major Project Between Furore and Acceptance
Prof. Dr. Thorsten Faas, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

4:00 PM
Digitalisation in Practise – Challenges & Solutions for the Future Mobility
Oliver Lünstedt, CEO, carzapp GmbH

4:30 PM
Climate Change and Mobility
Prof. Dr. Helmut Holzapfel, Advisory board for integrity and
corporate responsibility, Daimler AG

5:00 PM
Plenary Session on the Perspective of Future Smart Mobility Planning
Prof. Dr. Helmut Holzapfel, Advisory board for integrity and corporate responsibility, Daimler AG
Sandeep Shingadia, Head of Scheme Development, Centro (West Midlands ITA)
Dr. Imre Keseru, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Vrije Universiteit Brussels
Prof. Dr. Thorsten Faas, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz
Oliver Lünstedt, CEO, carzapp GmbH

5:55 PM Closure Followed by Evening Reception

Target Group:
Policy Makers and Directors, Managers, Executives from
• Public authorities
• Transport operators
• Private planning offices
from Germany, Belgium, France, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Ireland

Political Presence:
• Reception in European Parliament on the 1st December (connected to EU-day)
• Members of Parliament as hosts of the event

Project Market Place:
Presentation of the 14 Best- Practise Examples for smart mobility

Participation for free – no conference fees

Further information:

Hannah Behrens –
Project Assistance Mobility

Automotive and E-Mobility

Regionalmanagement NordHessen GmbH
Ständeplatz 13, 34117 Kassel, Germany
Tel.:   +49 561 970 62-251
Fax   +49 561 970 62-23
General manager: Holger Schach
Chairman of supervisory board: Landrat Stefan G. Reuß
HRB 13092 | AG Kassel

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About the editor:

Eric Britton
9, rue Gabillot, 69003 Lyon France

Bio: Britton is an American political scientist and sustainability activist who has lived and worked in Paris since 1969. Professor of Sustainable Development, Economy and Democracy at the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris), he is also MD of EcoPlan Association, an independent advisory network providing strategic counsel for government and business on policy and decision issues involving complex systems, social-technical change and sustainable development. Founding editor of World Streets, his latest book, "BETTER CHOICES: Bringing Sustainable Transport to Your City" focuses on the subject of environment, equity, economy and efficiency in city transport and public space, and helping governments to ask the right questions. A pre-publication edition of Better Choices is currently undergoing an international peer review during Sept.- Oct. 2017, with the goal of publication in English and Chinese editions by end-year. If you wish to participate drop a line to .

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