& coffee/ tea
|11 am||Welcome & Introduction|
|11.30 am||NTA’S plans for development of public transport in rural areas in Ireland – Anne Graham, NTA|
|11.50 am||The Role of Technology and Human Behaviour in Creating an Integrated Transport System – Tom Cullen, SIMI|
|12.10||Coffee/ Tea break|
|12.30||Workshop 1: Do passengers dream of electric vehicles? What role can new technology play in developing an integrated transport system for Rural & Urban Ireland
Workshop 2: Only losers take the bus?!? Can a national transport plan work without a change in public behaviour?
Workshop 3: Pilots ready for take-off! How to kick-start an Integrated Transport System for your area ?
|2.30||New ICT base for the Belbus in Flanders – Odette Buntinx, Lijn|
|2.50||Implementation of new flexible transport solutions in the province of Gelderland, The Netherlands – Guy Hermans, Forseti|
|3.15||Workshop 1: The Lowdown from the Low Countries What elements of the projects in Flanders and Gelderland provide lessons for an integrated public transport system in Ireland?
Workshop 2: Bending not breaking Would Irish communities accept/embrace an integrated transport system?
Workshop 3: Public Challenges – Private Opportunities. What can the private sector contribute to a flexible transport system?
|4.15||Panel Discussion/ Q&A & coffee/ tea|
|8:00||BBQ, Music & Networking event – Paris Texas Bar & Restaurant
|10.30||Welcome & Set context|
|11.00||Adapting the best elements of the Danish approach to combine several types of transportation – Finn Kock Sørensen, Flex Danmark|
|11.20||Integrating Transport at the Community Level – Brendan Finn, European Transport & Telematics Systems Ltd (ETTS)|
|11.40||Coffee/ Tea break|
|12.00||Workshop 1: We’re all in this together – right? How can we address the diverse needs of different user groups (workers, disabled, youth, elderly, visitors, socialisers, etc) in the design of a system?
Workshop 2: What are we missing? What non-vehicle infrastructure needs to be developed to facilitate a truly integrated transport system?
Workshop 3: Giant Leaps- Baby Steps. What are the next steps that need to be taken to develop an integrated transport system for rural and urban Ireland
|1.00||Wrap up/panel Discussion|