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Modelling World 2014 Conference Programme
5 June
John Major Room
Pakistan Room
Australia Room
Registration opens in the main England Suite exhibition area
Tea & Coffee served
Plenary: Evolving analytical approaches to regional and national infrastructure projects

Chair: Tom Van Vuren, Mott MacDonald
  • Dominic Walley, Director, Connected Economics
  • Henry Overman, Professor of Economic Geography, London School of Economics (LSE)
Morning tea and coffee served in the England Suite exhibition area

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Modelling for walking and cycling

Chair: Tom Van Vuren, Mott MacDonald

  • Yaron Hollander, Policy Appraisal & Sub-Regional Modelling Manager, Transport for London
    Moving cycling into mainstream transport assessment
  • Rachel Aldred, Senior Lecturer in Transport, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, University of Westminster
    Why has modelling often marginalised cycling? Views from the Modelling on the Move series
  • James Woodcock, Senior Research Associate, Public Health Modelling, UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR), University of Cambridge
    Modelling cycling: health, culture and complexity
Current and future challenges and opportunities

Chair: Oliver Charlesworth, Citilabs

  • Peter Jones, Professor of Transport and Sustainable Development,University College London
    Beyond the limitations of current transport modelling approaches
  • John Miles, Arup/Royal Academy of Engineering Professor of Transitional Energy Strategies, University of Cambridge
    Intelligent mobility: modelling the future
  • Dr Alex Erath, Future Cities Laboratory (FCL), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Singapore ETH Centre
    Visualising and analysing agent-based model data for decision support
Big data and urban analytics for future mobility

Chair: Miller Crockart, PTV Group
  • Rick Robinson, Executive Architect, IBM Smarter City solutions
    Big data, open data and telepathy: technologies for smart, human-scale cities
  • Paulo Humanes, Director, Business Development at PTV Group, & Devrim Kara, PTV Group
    Modelling sustainable, liveable and safe cities
  • Josep Maria Aymamí, Senior Project Manager, TSS-Transport Simulation Systems
    It's about (real) time: simulation-based decision support systems
Modelling Intelligent Transport Systems

Chaired by Graham Fletcher, Transport Systems Catapult

  • Prof John Beckford
    Modelling Intelligent transport systems - A highly complex system
  • Richard Bradley, Technical Director, Mouchel
    Achieving agility in transport modelling
  • Mark Ruddy, COO Transport Systems Catapult
    The Transport Systems Catapult last year and next
Lunch served in the main England Suite exhibition area

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Modelling to support local and regional transport infrastructure delivery for growth

Chair: Dominic Walley, Director, Connected Economics
  • Chris White, Transport Modelling, Mott MacDonald
    How can a very high value for money transport scheme have a negative Benefit Cost Ratio (BCR)?
  • Ian Palmer, Head of Modelling & Analysis, Transport for Greater Manchester
    Transport investment decisions for growth: lessons from Greater Manchester
  • Pedro Abrantes, Senior Economist, pteg
    Urban transport for growth and jobs
Modelling & dynamics

Chair: Paul O'Neill, Managing Director, Intelligent Data
  • Simon Shepherd, Professor of Transport Modelling & Policy Design, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds
    System dynamics: applications in transportation
  • Helen Bowkett, Head of Transport Evidence, Welsh Government
    Agent Based Modelling: what it can bring to our models
  • John Swanson, Associate, Steer Davies Gleave
    Urban dynamic model: demonstrating how transport investment will help regenerate your city region
Into the unknown: inspiration and discussion

Chair: Tom Van Vuren, Mott MacDonald

Presenters include:
  • Dr Scott Le Vine, Research Associate and transportation planner, Faculty of Engineering, Imperial College London
    Prospective travel-demand impacts of high levels of road vehicle automation
  • Ed Manley, Research Associate, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, UCL
    Flows, behaviour and networks: movement and change
  • Paul Copping, TRL
    The challenges of low latency traffic modelling (IoT) to support autonomous surface transport
  • Pete Sykes, Director, PS-TTRM
    Representing Transport Systems Catapult: Model analysis without model run-time
  • Roger Himlin, Principal Transport Planning and Economics Advisor, Highways Agency
    Putting pedal to metal: The HA's traffic modelling strategy
Afternoon tea and coffee served in the England Suite exhibition area
Afternoon plenary: a challenging debate
Improving communication: how modellers, planners and decision-makers interact

Chair: Andrew Forster, Editor, Local Transport Today

  • Ian Drummond, former Assistant Director of Transportation at Leicestershire County Council
  • Tom Worsley, former DfT Chief Economist and Visiting Fellow in Transport Policy, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds
  • Pierre Schmitz, Polis (formerly Brussels Mobility)
Drinks reception on the Kia Oval roof terrace
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