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  • Sangjin Han

    Centre for Transport Safety, Korea Transport Institute
    Senior Research Fellow

    Plenary 7 **Korean Session**

    Seoul pedestrian safety policy

    Oral Presentation 6

    Understanding and creating safe places for people to walk

    Sangjin Han

    Centre for Transport Safety, Korea Transport Institute
    Senior Research Fellow

    HAN Sangjin is currently working as a senior research fellow in the Korea Transport Institute (KOTI) for more than 20 years. His research fields include road safety, pedestrian transport, transport big data, transport and climate change. He has worked for International Transport Forum (ITF) as a seconded expert from KOTI and has organized official sessions in the ITF summit 2012 and 2013, and ran the sub-working group committee within IRTAD (International Road Traffic Accident Database).

    Recently he has studied on setting the national road safety target and actively working on reducing default speed limits in urban roads. He is an author of the book titled , and translated books such as and in Korean. He has also contributed on developing transport big data platform in Korea.

    He received his B.Sc. in University of Seoul, M.Sc. from Seoul National University and Ph.D. from University College London in the U.K.
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  • Youngjun Han

    Department of Transportation System Research, The Seoul Institute
    Associate Research Fellow

    Plenary 7 **Korean Session**

    Seoul pedestrian safety policy

    Youngjun Han

    Department of Transportation System Research, The Seoul Institute
    Associate Research Fellow

    Dr. Youngjun Han is an Associate Research Fellow in the Department of Transportation System Research at the Seoul Institute. His research interests cover Smart Transportation, Intelligent Transportation System, and Traffic Safety based on the traffic flow theory, modeling, and Big-data analysis. Especially, he provides various insights of future transportation system with the social economics changes such as advent of Smartphone, platform business, and emerging infectious diseases. Recently, he led a research for ‘Urban Infrastructure Response to the Pandemic’ and suggested a vision of future city structure, transportation system, and environmental issue in Post-Covid era. He is also an experienced engineer in urban planning with over 8 years of experience in city development at Korea Land and Housing Corporation. He majored in Urban Planning and Engineering and hold BS and MS from Yonsei University, and earned a Ph.D. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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  • Helge Hillnhütter

    Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
    Associate Professor

    Oral Presentation 3

    Walking and Public Transport - Benefits and impacts

    Plenary 6

    The Future of Research for Walking; VREF Session

    Helge Hillnhütter

    Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
    Associate Professor

    Helge Hillnhütter is associate professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in the Institute of Architecture and Planning. His research focuses on the role of urban environments to support active mobility modes and walking to access public transport. He works as a peer reviewer for several scientific journals, is a member of the Walk21 Advisory Board and Director of Walk21 Europe. Hillnhütter is frequently invited to national and international conferences as a presenter and keynote speaker. He has experience from planning practice in countries as Tanzania, China, Bahrain, UK and Norway.
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  • Stefanie Holzwarth

    United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)
    Associate Urban Mobility Specialist

    Oral Presentation 5

    Measuring Walking: the invisible asset and how to make it more visible

    Stefanie Holzwarth

    United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)
    Associate Urban Mobility Specialist

    Stefanie Holzwarth is an Associate Specialist in the Urban Mobility Team at UN-Habitat. She is trained in urban planning and has been working on sustainable mobility projects for more than 6 years, providing technical advice, knowledge and advocacy to governments around the world. In her work, she supports broad consultation processes of stakeholders to develop mobility strategies that are adapted to local needs, avails international expertise and best practices, and is also involved in capacity building, training events and city-to-city exchanges. Previously she worked in an urban development project at GIZ. Stefanie is a passionate cyclist and regularly participates in Open Streets Activities or Critical Mass Events to create awareness of pedestrians’ and cyclists’ rights to shared urban roads.
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  • Joohee Hong

    Department of Pedestrian Policy Division, Seoul Metropolitan Government
    Professional Engineer

    Plenary 4 **Korean Session**

    Pedestrian Policy and task for the better Seoul

    Joohee Hong

    Department of Pedestrian Policy Division, Seoul Metropolitan Government
    Professional Engineer

    Joohee Hong has served in the Seoul Metropolitan Government(SMG) and the Seoul institute for 18 years as a traffic Engineer. Her main duty is to establish the City’s Walking Policy and carry out various projects such as road diet and improvement of the pedestrian environment.
    Also, she has worked on various topics of urban transportation issues including green transportation, improvement of congestion sections and traffic axis, protection of transportation-vulnerable population as well as communication in large-scale businesses.
    She holds a bachelor’s degree from Hanyang University, and a master’s degree from Seoul University. She is currently enrolled as a Ph.D. candidate from Seoul University.
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