The Future of Transport in Cambridge (a Cambridge Network event)
Transport is important to us: access between our homes and the places we go is already a challenge in Cambridgeshire. The way we get around may be very different in the future. View, share and discuss ideas and opinions at an event on Thursday 30th November.
|Dates||30 Nov 2017 - This event is in the past.|
|Opening times||2.45pm - 5.30pm|
|Venue||Postdoc Centre @ Eddington, 105 Eddington Place|
|Organiser name||Louise Rushworth|
Please note: This event is now fully booked but you can log in and add yourself to a waiting list by clicking on the Book Now button. We will notify you if places become available.
Cambridge is growing and will grow more. The city and surrounding areas has to accommodate the increasing needs of local travel. In this event we would like to explore what is technically possible – whether that is ‘last mile delivery’ drones, Mobility As A Service, bikes, autonomous vehicles or even tunnels!
Key speakers will be:
- Are tunnels the future of transport in Cambridge? Prof Lord Robert Mair, University of Cambridge
- Travel in Britain in 2035: Charlene Rohr, RAND Europe
- Connecting people and places, Rachel Stopard, Greater Cambridge Partnership
- Travel to work, Andy Williams, AstraZeneca
- Trialling autonomous pods on the guided busway, Richard Fairchild, RDM
- DelivAir concept for last mile delivery, Nathan Wrench, Cambridge Consultants
Plus lots of exhibitors including: Tesla, PA Consulting, Cambridge Connect, Cambridge Electric Transport, Hubl and more.
The event will focus on:
- the size of our challenge
- some of the evidence collected recently
- potential future scenarios
- ideas being developed here and elsewhere
Registration from 2.45pm (please note: this is a slightly earlier time that initially advertised)
3 - 4.30pm: Presentations
4.30pm discussions and questions, with time for meeting the exhibitors, networking and refreshments.
We will be there until 7pm for those wishing to stay on and discuss ideas.
Exhibition space available:
If you have any technology or ideas that is designed to alleviate and improve transport difficulties, whether in Cambridge or elsewhere and would like to be considered for exhibition stand / poster space please get in touch.
Who should attend?
This session is designed to give businesses, residents and anyone interested in this area a forum to share ideas and potential developments.
This event is being run in conjunction with the Greater Cambridge Partnership, Smart Cambridge and AstraZeneca.
You may also be interested in:
The Hack the City Wayfinding Challenge on 25th November. Winning entries will have a stand at this event.
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