PROGRAMME

08.30 – 10.00  Welcome Coffee and Registration Za’abeel Hall 6 & 5
10.00 – 11.00 Opening Speeches Za’abeel Hall 4
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break Za’abeel Hall 4
11.30 – 12.30 Opening Ceremony of Congress and Exhibition   Za’abeel Hall 4
12.30 – 14.00 Plenary Session 1:
Measuring and Increasing Happiness for Public Transport
Za’abeel Hall 4
14.00 – 15.00 Lunch Break Za’abeel Hall 5
14.30 – 15.00 Side Event:
A new application for predictive maintenance: the oil quality monitoring in a bus engine
UITP Stand (5G20)
15.00 – 16.30 Parallel Session 1:
Pedestrianisation and Non-Motorised Travel
Za’abeel Hall 6A
15.00 – 16.30 Parallel Session 2:
Public Transport Optimise! Using Data and Technology to Provide Exemplary Services with Less Resources
Za’abeel Hall 6B
15.00 – 16.30 Expo Session 1:
Tools for Public Transport Optimisation
Za’abeel Hall 5
16.30 – 18.00 Welcome Reception Za’abeel Hall 4

8:00 – 09:00  Welcome Coffee and Registration Za’abeel Hall 6 & 5
09.00 – 10.30 Plenary Session 2:
MENA Public Transport Projects Showcase
Za’abeel Hall 4
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break Za’abeel Hall 5
 10.30 – 11.00 Side Event:
Launch of UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2019 Stockholm
Za’abeel Hall 5, UITP Stand (5G20)
11.00 – 12.30 Parallel Session 3:
Public Transport and Meeting The Climate Challenge
Za’abeel Hall 6A
11.00 – 12.30 Parallel Session 4:
School Transport: Smart Innovations for Safety and Efficiency
Za’abeel Hall 6B
11.00 – 12.30 Expo Session 2:
E-Buses
Za’abeel Hall 5
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch Break Za’abeel Hall 5
14.00 – 15.30 Plenary Session 3:
Financing and Governance of Public Transport in the Context of Slow Economic Growth
Za’abeel Hall 4
15.30 – 16.00 Side Event:
How to match customers’ needs? Culture of service and gender responsive measures in MENA
UITP Stand (5G20)
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee Break Za’abeel Hall 5
16.00 – 17.30 Parallel Session 5:
Safety and Security in Public Transport
Za’abeel Hall 6A
16.00 – 17.30 Parallel Session 6:
Mapping and Understanding Paratransit/Hybrid / Informal Transport Systems in MENA Cities
Za’abeel Hall 6B
18.00 – 22.00 Networking Dinner Qasar Al Sultan

8:00 – 09:00  Welcome Coffee and Registration Za’abeel Hall 6 & 5
     
09.00 – 10.30 Plenary Session 4:
Public Transport into the Future
Za’abeel Hall 4
     
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee Break Za’abeel Hall 5
     
10.30 – 11.00 Side Event:
UITP Training to Advance Talent in Public Transport
Expo Forum
11.00 – 12.30 Parallel Session 7:
Smart Applications in MENA cities and Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
Za’abeel Hall 6A
     
11.00 – 12.30 Parallel Session 8:
The Future of Taxis and Ride-Hailing Apps
Za’abeel Hall 6B
     
11.00 – 12.30 Expo Session 3:
Autonomous Vehicles for Public Transport
Za’abeel Hall 5
     
12.30 – 13.00 Coffee Break Za’abeel Hall 5
     
12.30 – 13.00 Side Event:
MENA Transport Report 2017: Overview & Trends
UITP Stand (5G20)
     
13.00 – 13.30 Closing Ceremony Za’abeel Hall 4
     
13.30 – 14.30 Lunch Break Za’abeel Hall 5
     
14.15 – 17.45 Side Event:
Meeting of UITP Working Group on Informal Transport
Za’abeel Hall 6A
 
14.30 – 18.30 Technical Visit Za’abeel Hall 4

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