9:00-10:30 Mayors’ Plenary
This plenary consisted of presentations and dialogue among a diverse and international group of mayors and to create constructive discussion that local government leaders can learn from and apply in order to better integrate EcoMobility into policies and plans for their cities.
Chair: Konrad Otto-Zimmermann, Creative Director, EcoMobility World Festival 2013
- Yeom Tae-Young, Mayor of Suwon, Republic of Korea (part 1- part 2)
- Martin Haag, Vice Mayor of Freiburg, Germany
- Park Wan-su, Mayor of Changwon, Republic of Korea
- Daisaku Kadokawa, Mayor of Kyoto, Japan
- Hugo Ruiz, Mayor, Lagos de Moreno, Mexico
- Krishna Gaur, Mayor of Bhopal, India
- Shyh-Fang Liu, Vice Mayor, Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei
- Wei Lian Zhang, Vice Mayor, Jilin City, China
11:00-13:00 Parallel sessions
C1 – Social inclusion through EcoMobility: Automobile dependent transport projects often tend to create social exclusion and create social inequity. Urban transport can also be a means to create socially inclusive and equitable cities by adopting the principles of EcoMobility.
Moderator: Heiner Monheim, Professor of Urban Planning and Transport, University of Trier, Germany
- The Experience of Travel as a social component of mobility: Carlosfelipe Pardo, Director, Despacio, Colombia
- Gender equity in transportation: Mi-hye Chang, Korea Woman's Development Institute, Republic of Korea
- Mobility in Mumbai: Towards social exclusion?: Trupti Amritwar Vaitla, Chief of Operations, Mumbai Environmental Social Network, India
- Social inclusion through transport in an Indian context: Anuj Malhotra, Director, Center of Green Mobility, Ahmedabad, India
- Promoting Social Inclusion through Active Travel: Greg Mews, Active Living Coordinator, The Heart Foundation, Canberra, Australia
- Promoting EcoMobility as a Social Inclusion Strategy (Part 1- Part 2): Jessica Tantalean Noriega, Special Project for Non-Motorized Transport, Department of Urban Transport, Municipality of Lima, Peru
C2 – Implementing EcoMobility: This session featured the required institutional arrangements for implementing EcoMobility and discussed various innovative means for executing EcoMobility projects in cities.
Moderator: Florian Lennert, Director, InnoZ, Germany
- Institutional Setup for Implementing Transport: Manfred Breithaupt, Senior Transport Advisor, GIZ, Germany
- Provision of Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles in Berlin: Wilfried Nünthel, District Councillor for Urban Development, Berlin-Lichtenberg, Germany
- Implementing EcoMobility in Suwon: Heungsoo Park, Head of Transport, Suwon, Republic of Korea
- Ultra Low Cost EV Charging Infrastructure Building Method: Sunggyu Geo, EV Infrastructure Network Research Center, Republik of Korea
- FoodLogica: Anke de Vrieze, Project Leader, FoodLogica, CITIES Amsterdam, Netherlands
C3 - Low-carbon cities and mobility (Low-carbon Cities Forum, session 1): Transportation is the major source of CO2 emission in cities. How can we transform urban mobility as part of the great low-carbon strategy of the cities?
Moderator: Gil Penalosa, 8-80 Cities, Toronto, Canada
- Ching-Fu, Chen, Director-General of Transportation Bureau, Kaohsiung City
- Daisaku Kadokawa, Mayor, Kyoto City
- Hiroyoshi Yahagi, Director fo Environment Bureau, Saitama City
- Liu Jian, Vice Director of Planning Bureau, Xiamen City (Part 1- Part 2)
- Amit Bhatt, Strategy Head, EMBARQ India
15:00-17:00 Parallel sessions
- D1 – Innovative instruments in transport: Innovation in urban transport broadens the extent of service that current transport systems offer. Presenters informed the audience of the various innovative aspects currently being implemented in cities to increase the appeal of EcoMobility.
Moderator: Robert Stüssi, Perform Energy, Portugal (View presentation)
- Cloud Taxi: An Innovative Service for Public Transport: Jason Chang, Professor, National Taiwan University
- Challenges and worldwide context of E-Mobility (Part 1- Part 2): Robert Stüssi, Perform Energy
- Connected Commuting: Naureen Kabir, Director, New Cities Foundation
- Creating a market for low carbon mobility - the experiences of Stockholm, Sweden: Jonas Ericson, Project Leader - Clean Vehicles, City of Stockholm, Sweden
- D2 – Promoting public health through EcoMobility: EcoMobility and health are strongly connected; transport choices have a direct effect on individual psychological and physical health, and eliminate polluting forms of mobility.
Moderator: Manfred Neun, President, European Cyclists' Federation
- Active Travel: The Perfect Medicine: William Bird, Dr.med, CEO, Intelligent Health
- Improving Public Health Through Walking: Bronwen Thornton, Development Director, Walk21, United Kingdom
- Public health and mobility in a broader perspective: The Despacio approach: Carlosfelipe Pardo, Director, Despacio, Colombia
- A Study on the Impacts of residential Neighborhood Built Environment on Personal Health Indicators: Hyungun Sung, Research fellow, KOTI, Republic of Korea
- Health and Urban Transport: Ritchie (Chee) Anne Roño, Clean Air Asia
D3 - Low carbon cities and energy (Low-carbon Cities Forum, session 2): Cities are responsible for 71% of global energy related CO2 emissions. And the statistics will increase to 76% if they do not take actions. What kind of options and strategies can have to be low-carbon?
Moderator: Hyuk Jae Son, President, Suwon Research Institute, Republic of Korea
- Hee-eun Kang, Director, Seoul City, Republic of Korea
- Jungsam Lee, Head of Environment Policy Division, Gwangju Metropolitan City
- Bat-Erdene Togooch, Vice Mayor, Ulaanbaatar City, Mongolia
- Wang Zhong Yuan, Researcher, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Weihai City, Shandong Province, China
17:30-19:00 Session 3 of Low-carbon Cities Forum
Low-carbon cities in East Asia (Low-carbon Cities Forum, session 3): How cities are responding to the challenges of the climate change? What are their stategies?
Moderator: Konrad Otto-Zimmermann, ICLEI East Asia Secretariat