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Plenary 3

How do we imagine and invest in walkable cities for the future?

May 27(Thu.), 202109:00~10:20(KST) / 20:00~21:20(EDT) / 01:00~02:20(GMT)

Session Description

How we move has always impacted on the development of our urban fabrics, from walkable old cities to motor-dependent urban sprawl. What will shape our old and new cities as we move into the future? This session will explore what is helpful, what is necessary and what is possible to build into our urban forms?

Moderator

  • Lloyd Wright Senior Urban Development Specialist, Asian Development Bank

Speakers

  • Rodney Tolley Conference Director, Walk21

Plenary 4 **Korean Session**

Pedestrian Policy and task for the better Seoul

May 27(Thu.), 202110:30~11:50(KST) / 21:30~22:50(EDT) / 02:30~03:50(GMT)

Moderator

  • Jaeick Shim Senior Researcher, Department of Road Transport, Korea Transport Institute

Speakers

  • Shinhae Lee Senior Research Fellow, Department of Transportaion System Research, The Seoul Institute
  • Sunghoon Oh Senior Research Fellow, Department of Planning and Coordination Architecture and Urban Research Institute

Plenary 5

The Future of Research for Walking VREF Session

May 27(Thu.), 202113:00~14:20(KST) / 00:00~01:20(EDT) / 04:00~05:20(GMT)

Session Description

Co-organised with the Volvo Research and Education Foundation (VREF) this session will bring together academics from around the world to focus on the critical questions we need to be framing and exploring over the next few years about walking as a mode of transport. The session will seek to foster collaboration and engagement on what are the knowledge gaps and the opportunities for addressing them.

Speakers

  • Henrik Nolmark Director, Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF)
  • Lorraine D'Arcy Senior Lecturer, Department of Sustainable Transport and Mobility, Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin)
  • Sangjin Han Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Transport Safety, Korea Transport Institute

Oral Presentation 2

Community co-creation and health promotion campaigns

May 27(Thu.), 202114:30~15:50(KST) / 01:30~02:50(EDT) / 06:30~07:50(GMT)

Session Description

How do we motivate people to walk more? This session will explore a range of initiatives from street improvements to tech to engage the local community in improving their streets and to walk more.

Speakers

  • Trey Park Team Member, ChangeWalk
  • André De Wit Advisor Mobility, Municipality of Rotterdam
  • Salih Alansari Founder, CEO, Health Promotion Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Hirotaka Koike Professor, Utsunomiya Kyowa University
  • Richard Vinc Nicolay Santoso Application Developer, Koalisi Pejalan Kaki

Oral Presentation 3

Walking and Public Transport - Benefits and impacts

May 27(Thu.), 202116:00~17:20(KST) / 03:00~04:20(EDT) / 07:00~08:20(GMT)

Session Description

The symbiotic relationship between walking and public transport is well established but ensuring walkable catchments does not automatically follow. This session will explore the benefits and opportunities through work from India, Norway, Bangladesh, Colobmia and South Korea.

Moderator

  • Ben Rossiter Executive Officer, Victoria Walks

Speakers

  • Helge Hillnhütter Associate Professor, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Shaila Islam Assistant Professor, Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology, Gazipur, Bangladesh
  • Francisco Burgos Project Director, Mobility and Transport Department in Colombia, IDOM Consulting, Engineering, Architecture SAU
  • Seungkook Wu Team Director, Senior Researcher, Department of Road Traffic Operation and Pedestrian Mobility Research, Korea Transport Institute

Plenary 6

The Future of Research for Walking; VREF Session

May 27(Thu.), 202117:30~18:50(KST) / 04:30~05:50(EDT) / 09:30~10:50(GMT)

Session Description

Co-organised with the Volvo Research and Education Foundation (VREF) this session will bring together academics from around the world to focus on the critical questions we need to be framing and exploring over the next few years about walking as a mode of transport. The session will seek to foster collaboration and engagement on what are the knowledge gaps and the opportunities for addressing them.

Speakers

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