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Kia Oval, London

4 June 2015

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India Room

Plenary: Lies, damn lies and data

Welcome address: Richard Hancox, Deputy Divisional Director for Transport Planning Consultancy, Systra

Chair: Tom Van Vuren, Divisional Director, Mott MacDonald

Using new data sources: challenges and opportunities for transport modellers

Dr Ed Manley, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London

Simon Hania, Vice President of Privacy and Security, Tom Tom

Neil Taylor, Associate, Integrated Transport Planning, and lead contributor to The Transport Data Revolution report​


  • Causality versus correlation

  • Good and bad data: data protection, privacy and legal issues

  • Data access, data handling and data skills 


Morning Break: Tea & Coffee Served in the Main Exhibition Hall Area


Delegates choose from 1 of 4

India Room

John Major Room

Double Box 56/57

England Suite

Understanding changes in travel demand

Chair: Luis Willumsen, Consultant

Urban mobility and movement patterns
Professor Mark Birkin, Director, Leeds Institute for Data Analytics, Consumer Data Research Centre 

Trends in travel demand and their causes
Simon Nielsen, Head of Strategic Analysis, Transport for London

Not car-less, but car later
Peter Jorritsma, senior researcher at KiM Netherlands Institute for Transport Policy Analysis

Evidence review of car traffic levels in Britain: a rapid evidence assessment
James Fox, RAND Europe

Improving the appraisal cycle

Chair: Nick Benbow, Director, Business Consulting, Systra

Clear narratives and context: improving the strategic case
Dr James Laird, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds

Using POPEs (Post Opening Project Evaluations) to improve our understanding of the need to improve transport models
Phil Richards, Director for Transport Modelling, Atkins

Cycling Infrastructure modelling and appraisal: London’s Cycle Superhighways case study
Peter Hewitt, TfL Road Space Management Outcomes Delivery, Area Performance Manager for Central London

LSTF monitoring and evaluation
Mark Abram, Head of Evaluation, Local Economics, Department for Transport


Future Data 

Chair: Paul O'Neill, Managing Director, Intelligent Data

New data sources: privacy, disruption and transformation 
Nick Bromley, Intelligent Mobility Consultant

Exploring commuting and mobility through visualisation
Dr Alasdair Rae, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Sheffield

No third parties: data-compliant movement monitoring
Colin Hagan, Red Ninja Studios

Maximising the use of ANPR data in model validation and calibration
Alan Robinson Traffic & Transportation, Hatch Goba 


Modelling for intelligent mobility

Modelling for a driverless future

Series of presentations followed by a panel discussion

Chair: Neil Fulton, Programme Director, Transport Systems Catapult

The challenges and opportunities in autonomous vehicle modelling
Rhiannon Hedingham, Senior Technologist, Transport Systems Catapult

Roads strategy: planning for a driverless future
Peter Lee, Senior Policy Lead, Technology R&D, Department for Transport

Modelling driverless cars: operational needs and forecasting transport benefits
Shaleen Srivastava, Divisional Director, Jacobs

The effect of autonomous vehicles on city mobility
Koenraad Verduyn, Director of Europe and Africa ,PTV

From Mars to Milton Keynes: modelling for autonomous space vehicles and support for earth-based vehicles
Roger Ward, SCISYS


Lunch: Served in the Main Exhibition Hall Area


Delegates choose from 1 of 3

India Room

John Major Room

Double Box 56/57

England Suite

City Information Modelling (CIM)

Chair: Serbjeet Kohli, Steer Davis Gleave

Urban form and multi-modal mobility patterns 
Jorge Gil, TU Delft

Integrated Urban Modelling: the growth of UK and international cities
Ed Parham, Associate Director, Space Syntax

An integrated approach for city-wide modelling
Josep M. Aymamí, Senior Project Manager, TSS-Transport Simulation Systems

Towards an integrated urban model supporting quality urban environments
Chris Sharpe, Director, Holistic City


Decision-making tools: supporting collaboration

Chair: Tom Van Vuren, Mott MadDonald

A transparent visualisuation and analytics framework for large-scale spatial data
Dan Florian, Executive Vice President, Software and Solutions, ​Inro Software

From demographics to demand: regional multi-modal models
​Barry Colleary, Senior Transport Planner, National Transport Authority, Ireland, & Dr David Connolly, Director for Technical Development​, Systra

Empowerment through playable models: lessons from gaming 
John Polak, Professor of Transport Demand and Head of the Centre for Transport Studies, Imperial College London

Understanding alternative scenarios, uncertainty and risk
Luis Willumsen, Modelling, Transport and Forecasting Consultant


Future data

Chair: Paul O'Neill, Managing Director, Intelligent Data

Taking mobile data forward 
Chris Wroe, Lead Transport Analyst, Telfonica, & John Allan, Director, Northern England, Systra 

Big data for transport networks and logistics 
Per Olof Arnäs, Chalmers University of Technology 

Data-driven solutions for planning
Antonio Pisano, Director, Marcel Mauer Architecture

New data sources and data fusion
Anan Allos, Director, Transport Planning & Management​, Atkins

Mobile phone data: new data collection requirements and opportunities
Siamak Khorgami, Principal Consultant, Transportation​, with Reza Tolouei, Aecom


Bringing models to life

Chair: Hugh Neffendorf, Managing Director, Katalysis

Innovative visualisations in transport
Martin Pett, Principal Technologist, Transport Systems Catapult

Bringing complex transport data to life through visualisation
Dave Ladbrook,Chief Operations Officer & Hal Bertram, CTO, ITO World

The power of visualisation to aid decision making and influence stakeholders
Glynn Barton, Head of Road Space Management Outcomes Delivery, TfL

Potential uses for VR and AR in transport modelling and simulation
Prof Robert J Stone, Chair in Interactive Multimedia Systems, Birmingham University                 

Followed by panel discussion





Afternoon Break: Tea & Coffee Served in the Main Exhibition Hall Area


India Room

Afternoon plenary: Multi-modal studies 10 years on – what was good, what was bad, and do we need them in the future?

Chair: Andrew Forster, Editor, Local Transport Today

  • John Dowie, Director for strategic roads and smart ticketing, Department for Transport
  • Martin Tugwell, Programme Director, Tri-counties Alliance
  • Jo Baker, Integrated Transport Division, Mott MacDonald


Drinks Reception: Hosted by Systra, held on the fourth floor roof terrace



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