Tentative program outline for UMI 10th - CODATU XVII Conference

10th URBAN MOBILITY India conference 2017 & CODATU XVII Conference
4th to 6th November, Hyderabad
Theme : Intelligent, inclusive & sustainable mobility

Pre-event 3rd November 2017 (15:00 – 18:00)
15:00 - 18:00 Registration
Day 1 – 4th November 2017 (09:30 – 13:20)
09:30 - 11:30 Registration

11:30 - 12:00

Inaugural of the exhibition

12:00 - 13:20

Inaugural Session
  • Welcome Address by Secretary (UD), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
  • Address by Dominique Bussereau, President CODATU
  • Special Address by Ms. Elisabeth Borne, French Minister of Transport
  • Special Address  by Mr. Alain Juppé, Mayor of Bordeaux and former Prime Minister, France
  • Address by Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of Telangana
  • Release of publications on Urban Transport by Chief Guest
  • Inaugural address by Hon’ble Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs, GoI
  • Address by Hon’ble Vice President of India (TBC)
  • Vote of Thanks by Additional Secretary (UD), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs


13:20 - 14:30

Inaugural Lunch
Day 1 - 4th November 2017 (14:30 - 16:00)

Special Session 1 -

Inclusive and Sustainable Mobility

Welcome Address -  Shri D.S  Mishra, Secretary , MoHUA

Opening Remarks- Hon’ble Chief  Minister, Telangana

  • Dr. O.P. Agarwal, CEO, WRI
  • Shri N.V.S. Reddy, MD, Hyderabad Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.
  • Mr Vivek Agarwal, Commissioner, UADD, Madhya Pradesh

Vote of Thanks - Shri Mukund Kumar Sinha, OSD (UT) & E.O. J.S., MoHUA

Joint Session 1 :

"Governance, Urban Planning and Mobility"

Chairperson: Dr. M. Ramachandran,  Former Secretary, Government of India

Co-Chair: Mr. Christian Cure, Director, CEREMA (Centre for Scientific Resources, expertise and Interdisciplinary techniques providing support for State Services and Local Authorities)

  • “The transformation of the city of Bordeaux, France”, Mr. Alain Juppe, Mayor of Bordeaux and President of Bordeaux Metropolis
  • Ms. Francoise Rossignol, elected member of GART (Association of French public transport authorities)
  • Shri V. Ravichandran, Tender for Sure
  • Shri C.S. R K. Prasad, Professor, NIT Warangal

Joint Session 2 :

"Electric Mobility"

Chairperson: Dr. Sudhir Krishna, Former Secretary, Government of India

  • Shri Shashi Shekhar, Retd. Secretary, Government of India
  • Fame Policy: providing impetus to Clean Mobility in India - Joint Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry
  • Electric Mobility for the city of Hyderabad - Subash Dhar, UNEP DTU
  • Electric freight transport - SNCF

Joint Session 3

"Multimodal Integration: case studies from all over the world"

Chairperson: Dr. Mangu Singh, Managing Director, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.

Co-chair: Mr. Pedro Ortiz, Urban Planner

  • Ms. Annie Guillemot, Former president of SYTRAL (Transport Authority of Lyon)
  • Mr. Eric Diserbeau, Rennes Metropolis
  • Shri Elias George, CMD, Kochi Metro
  • Mr Amit Bhatt, WRI

Joint Session 4 :

"Inclusive planning, mobility for All "

Chairperson: Shri Brijesh Dixit, Managing Director, Maha Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.

  • Mr. Frederic Baverez, CEO of KEOLIS
  • Mr. Jean-Baptiste Gernet, deputy mayor of Strasbourg, in charge of mobilities
  • Mr. Pierre Serne, Director of the network of cyclable cities
  • Urban Poor and their Mobility Challenges –Dr Pawan Kumar, Associate TCP, TCPO, GoI
  • Bicycle Sharing Project, Mysore
Tea Break (16:00 - 17:00)
Day 1 - 4th November 2017 (17:00 - 18:30)

Special Session 2 -

Intelligent Mobility

Welcome Address -  Shri Sameer Sharma, Additional Secretary, MoHUA

Opening Remarks- Shri K.T. Rama Rao, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister, Telangana

  • Prof Shivanand Swamy, CEPT
  • Mr. Guy Lebras, President of GART (Association of Public Transport Authorities)
  • National Payment Corporation of India

Vote of Thanks - Shri Mukund Kumar Sinha, OSD (UT) & E.O. J.S., MoHUA

20th Anniversary session: New Paradigms of Mobility

Chairperson: Shri S.P. Singh, Chief Secretary, Telangana

  • Electric Mobility – Shri Sumantran
  • Shift from User Financing to Beneficiary Financing -  Dr O.P. Agarwal, CEO, WRI
  • Retrospective of 20 years of mobility, Mr. Ali HUZAYYIN, CODATU
  • Perspectives in the developing world, Mr. Michel LARAMEE, CODATU
Day 2 - 5th November 2017 (9:30 - 11:00)

Plenary Session 1: Smart city and mobility

Hall 2 (TBC)

Chair: and key-note speaker: Mr. Pedro Ortiz

  • Mr. Frederic Baverez, CEO, KEOLIS
  • Mr. Jean-Baptiste Gernet, deputy mayor of Strasbourg (France)
  • Shri Sajeesh Kumar, Director Smart Cities, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
  • Shri Kunal Kumar, Municipal Commissioner, Pune
Tea Break (11:00-11:30)
Day 2 - 5th November 2017 (11:30 - 13:00)

Technical session 1:

Public Transport

Chairperson: Shri I.P. Gautam, Managing Director, MEGA

  • Urban Rail Transit for Achieving Sustainable Regional Development – Shri V.K. Singh, MD, NCRTC
  • BRTS: Shaping Tomorrow's Public Transport, an international experience – <Mr Jan De Man, Director, Bus World Academy
  • Transforming City Bus Service, Noida  - MP  Group (Sponsored Session)
  • Providing Public Transit in Small and Medium Towns - APSRTC

Technical session 2:

Land Value Capture & TOD

Chairperson : Dr Kumar V. Pratap, Economic Advisor, Ministry of Housing and Urbain Affairs

  • National TOD Policy & Implementation in India – MoUD
  • Challenges in implementing TOD in Indian Cities – UTTIPEC/ Ahmedabad
  • Implementing TOD : An international perspective – Ms Jaya Dhindaw, WRI
  • Land Value capture for station development - Mr. S.K.  Lohia, MD, SDC

Joint session 5: 

Design, funding and implementation of a tram system

[Session organized by Bordeaux Metropolis]

Chairpersons -   Ms. Anne Raimat (Bordeaux Metropolis), Mr. Etienne Lhomet

  • Presentation of Case studies from Bordeaux (Ms. Geraldine Di Matteo, Bordeaux Metropolis), and New Delhi (Mr. Vincent Lichere, Suez Consulting)
  • Experience sharing from Keolis and Egis Rail
  • Introduction of the projects in Hyderabad (Mr. Papa Rao, GHMC) and Kochi (Mr. GP Hari, KMRL)

International Scientific Committee (CODATU) Session 2

"Public transport and Citizens Preferences"

Session chair : Dr. OP Agarwal

  • Assessment of passenger satisfaction with public bus transport services: a case study of Lucknow city (India) - Dr. Sanjay K. Singh, IIM, Lucknow, India
  • Pre-determined fare structures for rickshaws when integrating with BRT systems” - Dr. Shafiq-Ur Rahman, University of Jahangirnagar, Bangaldesh;
  • Role of taxis in urban mobility of metropolitan environment: case of Delhi and Ahmedabad, India” - Prof. Shivanand Swamy, CEPT / Prof. Sanjay Gupta / Rajesh Pradhan / Shravani Sharma

Codatu session 1:

The French experience of sustainable urban development

Chair: Mr. Guy Lebras, Director of GART (Association of Public Transport Authorities)

  • Mr. Jean-Baptiste Gernet, Deputy major of Strasbourg (France)

Codatu Session 2:

Maintaining Equity in Urban Transport in Developing Countries - Issues and Challenges

  • Meeting the transport and mobility needs of vulnerable population in developing cities - Ms. Karen Lucas, Institute of Transport Studies, University of Leeds, UK; 
  • Women's safety issues when travelling on public transport in Indian cities - Mr. Ashish Verma, Dept. of Civil Engineering · Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
  • Gendered mobilities in the development context - Ms. Tanu Priya Uteng, Institute of Transport Economics, Norway.
  • Cycle rickshaws - Mr. Ramachandraiah Chigurupati, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, India.

Codatu session 3:

Challenges of developing mass transit systems in developping countries

  • Presentation of the Safe Access Manual and workshop, by Mr. Rajeev Malagi, WRI
  • Case study of Kochi and Presentation of the booklet on “The Experience of Kochi Metro project a great contribution to the history of Indian metros”, by CODATU and AFD
Lunch (13:00 - 14:30)
Day 2 - 5th November 2017 (14:30 - 16:00)

Technical session 3:

Shared Mobility

Chairperson : Shri B.I. Singal, Former Director General, Institute of Urban Transport

  • Mobility Management in Mega Cities using shared Mobility options – Mr Bhavish Aggarwal, PDG et co-fondateur, OLA
  • Bus service : an option of shared Mobility – Ms Suchitra, Shuttle
  • Regulating IPT – TERI/ Center for Public Policy Research

Technical session 4:

Financial planning

Chairperson : Shri. Navin Mittall, Secretary (UD), Telengana

  • Public financing of urban transport – Niti Aayog/ Shri Manoj Singh
  • Balancing Bankability and Affordability in Urban transport projects – PWC/ Deloit
  • Financing urban rail through PPP – CEO, L&T
  • PPP in city bus service – Chandramaul Shukla, CEO BCLL/ Sandep Soni, CEO, AICTSL

International Scientific Committee (CODATU) 1:

"Equity and exclusion in transport"


Session chair : Pedro Ortiz

  • Resilience of excluded people: resourcefulness, social strategies and sustainable mobilities at Rabat Sale (Morocco)” – Ms. Meryem Achraf, INAU, Morocco

  • The two faces of mobility in Cotonou (Benin): a nightmare for poor people - Dr. Placide Badji, TIEG EEIG, Cotonou, Bénin

CODATU session 4:

How to take transport projects as an opportunity to develop social urban projects and public spaces ?

  • Mr. Thierry Gouin, Cities and territories, CEREMA, France
  • Mr. Thibaut Descroux, Town planning agency of Lyon, Urbalyon, France
  • Dr. Julien Allaire, Director of international affairs at Transitec, France
  • Mr. Pablo Salazar Ferro, CODATU

International Scientific Committee (CODATU) 6:

Big Data for transport planning

Session chair :Mr. Vivek Ogra

  • Estimating missing path on trajectories trip by using Bluetooth technology - Mr. Thana Potanon, University of Nihon, Japan;

  • Can big data contribute to improve our quality of life in big, congested cities? - Prof. Marcela Munizaga, University of Chili;

International Scientific Committee (CODATU) 4:

Traffic management

Session chair : Mr. K. V. Krishna Rao, IIT Mumbai

  • Traffic flow analysis in emerging country (India) - Tsutomu Tsuboi, Nagoya Electric Works Co., Ltd / Noriaki Yoshikawa, Cyber Creative Institute Co., Ltd.

  • Analysis of pedestrian spatial and temporal noncompliance behavior at signalized intersections in India - Dr. Marisamynathan S, IIT Bombay / Prof. Perumal Vedagiri, Transportation Engineering Division, IIT Mumbai;

  • Potentials of TDM applicability in the university of Ibadan community - Dr. Olusiyi Ipingbemi and Dr. Olawale Akogun, Université d'Ibadan, Nigeria.

International Scientific Committee (CODATU) 3:

"Travel safety"

Session Chair :Dr. Charles Rivasplata

  • Children’s School Travel and Safety Behaviour in Two Cities in South Western Nigeria - Dr. Olaniran Olawole, Université Obafemi Awolowo, Ile-Ife, Nigeria;
  • The road safety issue in the agglomeration of Abidjan (Ivory Coast) - Mr. Yao Godefroy Konan, Ministry of Transports, Ivory Coast;

  • Road safety and wealth of a country: which link? The example of Tunisia - Mr. Mohamed Souleiman Ouannes, University of King Faisal, Saudi Arabia.

Day 2 - 5th November 2017 (16:30 - 18:00)

Technical session 5: 

Intelligent transport systems

Chairperson : Ms Nupur Gupta, World Bank/ Shri I.C Sharma National Project Manager, SUPT

  • Improving road safety using ITS –  Bangalore/ Nishi Mittal, Division of Environment and Road Traffic Safety CRRI
  • Role of ITS in Urban Mobility – DIMTS/ KSRTC
  • ITS – Ms Jyot Chaddha, WRI
  • Smart City bus service  – Volvo (Sponrisé)
Research symposium 1  
Research symposium 2  
Research symposium 3  

International Scientific Committee (CODATU) 13 :

Public transport applications [FR] 

Session chair : Mr. Etienne Lhomet

  • Renewal of the vehicle fleet and sustainable development in Ivory Coast - Mr. Yao Konan, Ministry of Transport, Ivory coast;

  • A life cycle analysis of urban public transport systems in Indian cities - Mr. Sharif Qamar, TERI, India;

  • Public Transport of dedicated corridors and mobility in the major urban centers of North Africa: case study of Rabat-Sale (Morocco) and Constantine (Algeria) - Ms. Imane Harkat, LAUTES, Algeria;

International Scientific Committee (CODATU) 7 :

Transport and Energy

Session chair : Ms. Akshima Tejas Ghate, TERI

  • Impacts of fuel consumption reduction by hybrid car promotion in Bangkok - Prof. Atsushi Fukuda, University of Nihon, Japan

  • Relationship between PM10 and urban territorial accessibility conditions in Manizales (Colombia) 2012-2015 - Diego Escobar Garcia, National University of Colombia / Carlos Cadena Gaitan, University EAFIT / Jonny Alexander Tamayo, National University of Colombia.

International Scientific Committee (CODATU) 8 :

Transport and urban planning

Session chair : Mr. V.Pathak

  • The relationship between transport, housing, and urban form: affordability of transport and housing in Indonesia - Ms. Yulia Dewita, Dr. Matthew Burke, Dr. Barbara Yen, University Griffith, Australia
  • Impact of regulatory framework in urban mobility systems : the case of Brasil - Prof. Rosário Macário.

Day 3 - 6th November 2017 (9:30-11:00)

Plenary session : Metro Rail

Chairperson : Shri Durga Shankar Mishra, Secretary, ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India 

  • Metro Rail Policy and its implication of Urban Rail transit : an overview - MoUD
  • Taking the Metro to People’s Doorstep – Dr O.P. Agarwal, CEO, WRI
  • Financing Options for Metro & Land Value Capture - MTR
  • PPP Options for Metro – TFL / Cross Rail
  • Keolis and RDTA
Tea break (11:00 - 11:30)
Research symposium 4  
Research symposium 5  
Research symposium 6  

Joint session 6:

Alternatives to mass transit systems

  • “The role of SOTRAL”, Mr. Michel Tindano, Lomé (Togo)
  • KfW (TBC)
  • Light Metro in urban Transport Sector, Shri S.D. Sharma, Director (Business Development, DMRC

CODATU session 6:

Session Organized by WCTRS

  • Challenges of Climate Change mitigation and adaptation in cities of developing countries, Mr. Ashish Verma

International Scientific Committee (CODATU) Session 9:

Round table : Boosting transport research and education in developing countries

Co-chairs : Prof. Rosário Macário and Prof. Shivanand Swamy, CEPT University

  • Prof. Rosário Macário
  • Prof. Shivanand Swamy
  • Prof. Ali Huzayyin
  • Dr. Charles Rivasplata

International Scientific Committee (CODATU) Session 10 :

Urban freight transport

Session chair : PK Sikhdar 

  • The role of Urban freight transport in the development of an inclusive mobility in Douala (Cameroun) - Prisca Lablonde Tene, Olinga Joseph Magloire, Douala City council / Wabo Herve, Freelance.

  • E-commerce and its impact on travel behaviour of shoppers in two metropolitan cities of India - Prof. Sanjay Gupta, SPA, India - Prof. Sanjay Gupta, SPA, Inde.

  • Assessment of freight vehicles characteristics: the case of Delhi - M. Leeza Malik, Prof. Geetam Tiwari, Mr. Ashwami Kumar, IIT Delhi, India

  • Influence of urban forms variables on urban freight trip generation models - Dr. Nilanjana Bakshi, Prof. Geetam Tiwari, Prof. Nomesh Bolia, IIT Delhi.

Lunch (13:00 - 14:30)
Day 3 - 6th November 2017 (14:30-16:00)

Technical session 6:

Urban transport and environment

Chairperson : Ms Ashvini Bhide, Managing Director, Mumbai Metro/ Shri P.S. Kharola, Managing Director, Bangalore Metro

  • Climate resilient policies in transport sector – Sh. A.K. Mehta, AS, MoEF/ Mr Ravi Shankar Prasad, Joint Secretary, MoEF
  • Challenges in implementing SDGs, Paris Climate Agreement – Mr Conrnie Huzenga, SLoCAT
  • Sustainable Urban Transport in Achieving Smart, Resilient and Low Carbon Cities – Ms Sunita Narain, CSE
  • Circular Economy - Shri S.A. Verma, General Manager – Environment, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

CODATU Session 5:

Innovative funding solutions for Urban Mobility

Session Chair - Mr. Bernard Rivalta, CODATU

  • “Who pays what in Urban Transport”, Thierry Gouin, CEREMA
  • The role of the digital revolution
  • Case studies from Dakar (Senegal), New Delhi (Delhi Metro), Kochi Metro

Codatu session 6: 

Challenges of climate change mitigation and adaptation in cities of developing countries

  • Prof. Tetsuhiro ISHIZAKA, University Nihon, Japon
  • Dr. Ashish Verma, IISc Bangalore, Inde
  • Prof.Fukuda Atsushi
  • Dr. Tsutomu Tsuboi

International Scientific Committee (CODATU) 11 :

Transport of vulnerable citizens

Session chair : Ms. Rosario Macario

  • The role of transport in providing access to disabled youth: the case of Capet Town - Dr. Charles Rivasplata. San jose State University / Dr. Marlene Le Roux, Artscape

  • SOTRAL: which solution for persons with reduced mobility in Lomé? - Dr. Messan Vimenyo, University of Lomé, Togo.

  • Mobility constraints of children in Bangladesh: a study on travel to school in Dhaka city - Dr. Shafiq-Ur Rahman, Mr. Noor Ali Shaha, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh;

  • Social exclusion of disabled public transport users: insights from Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea - Dr. Oliver Page, Independent Transportation Safety Specialist, USA.

Joint session 7:

Road safety

Chairperson -  Shri R.K. Singh, Chief Engineer, Lucknow  Metro

  • Shri T. Krishna Prasad, Police, Andhra Pradesh
  • CRRI
  • Traffic management, Mr. Julien Allaire (Transitec)
  • Road safety, Mr. Ramzi Salame, Lebanon

International Scientific Committee (CODATU) 12 :

Informal transport

Session chair : Mr. Moazzem Hossain

  • Informal transport in urban fringes of Africa: an analysis based on the role of motocycles in the suburban areas - Mr. Assogba Guezere, University of Kara, Togo;

  • Gentrification in paratransit - Dr. Pablo Salazar Ferro, independant consultant for CODATU;

  • User’s perception of increasing operations of electric rickshaw (toto) service: case of Uttarpara, India - Ms. Suranjana Chaudhuri, Indian IIEST, India.

International Scientific Committee Session 5:

Equity and exclusion (II)

Session chair – Mr. Krishna Rao

  • Ms. Arundhathi, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India / Ms. Sarah Zia, independent journalist.
  • Ms. Maitreyi Yellapragada, Independant planning resercher, USA / Prof. Subhi Sonal, Université de Reva, India;
  • Dr. Diogo Pires Ferreira, Université IUAV de Venise, Italie / Prof. Romulo Orrico Filho, Université Fédérale do Rio de Janeiro, Brésil.

International Scientific Committee (CODATU) 14 :

Planning for transport

Session chair : Prof. Marcela Munizaga

  • Integrated transport network model for strategic planning and management of Delhi transportation system – Madhuri and Alias Kurian

  • Travel patterns in indian districts: does population size matter? – Ms. Deepty Jain, TERI University / Prof. Geetam Tiwari, IIT Delhi

Validectory session (16:00-17:00)
  • Welcome Address by Secretary (UD), Government of Telangana

  • Special Address by President, CODATU

  • Address by Minister, Government of Telangana

  • Presentation of Awards for Excellence in Urban Transport & Urban Mobility Awards by Minister of State (UD), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, GoI and Minister, Government of Telangana

  • Valedictory Address and Launch of UMI 2017 by Minister of State (UD), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, GoI

  • Vote of Thanks by Additional Secretary (UD), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs




An Event of the Indian Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), with the support of the Government of Telangana

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