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  • Aida Kaffel Rodriguez

    Walk21
    Consultant

    Oral Presentation 5

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

    Aida Kaffel Rodriguez

    Walk21
    Consultant

    Aida Kaffel is currently working with Walk21 on their global data and policy analysis work. She leads the research on data
    for international indicators for measuring walking and policy examplars. Aida has worked with WHO on various research
    assignments, especially about Walking and Cycling, and with other UN agencies and international organizations in several
    countries. She holds a Master Degree in International and European Law from the University of Geneva (Switzerland),
    a Master degree in International Business Law from the University of Barcelona (Spain). She is a lawyer from the
    University La Sabana of Bogotà (Colombia).
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  • Anne Kerr

    Mott MacDonald Hong Kong Limited
    Managing Director, Greater China

    Plenary 8

    Data and how we know what to want

    Anne Kerr

    Mott MacDonald Hong Kong Limited
    Managing Director, Greater China

    Leading Mott MacDonald’s Global Strategic Initiative for Cities providing expertise in visioning, master-planning and delivery of developments at local, national and cross boundary. Also Managing Director for Greater China. In both roles involved in developing roadmaps, development strategies as well as detailed plans for (and delivery of) integrated developments (both new and redevelopment/regeneration) for communities, landuse and transportation, innovative technologies, and resource management in more than 30 countries. Advises governments, developments and agencies on policy matters and strategies to deliver integrated solutions for the built environment – always putting people first. Has provided advisory services to a number of eco-city and smart city developments, mixed use communities, transit oriented developments and entertainment districts and for various other master-planning developments around the world, and provides inputs to Regional goals in support of sustainable development goals and particularly SDG 11.
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  • Jongmin Kim

    Department of Pedestrian Policy Division, Seoul Metropolitan Government
    Professional Engineer

    Plenary 7 **Korean Session**

    Seoul pedestrian safety policy

    Jongmin Kim

    Department of Pedestrian Policy Division, Seoul Metropolitan Government
    Professional Engineer

    From 2004, Jongmin Kim has been working as a public official in charge of transportation in Seoul.
    Kim successfully carried out tasks for public transport system in Seoul, dealing with issues involving fee, route, and management. At the same time, Kim identified special measures for transport during the G20 summit in 2010 and the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit.
    In the past five years, Kim has been in charge of pedestrian safety in Seoul; Kim oversees and implements policies to reduce traffic accidents that involve children, which is one of the major issues in Korea.
    Kim graduated from Korea University in 2003, and earned a master's degree in transportation planning from Seoul National University in 2005.
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  • Hirotaka Koike

    Utsunomiya Kyowa University, Japan
    Professor

    Oral Presentation 2

    Community co-creation and health promotion campaigns

    Hirotaka Koike

    Utsunomiya Kyowa University, Japan
    Professor

    Hirotaka Koike is a professor of transportation planning at Utsunomiya Kyowa University in Japan. He graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1964 and obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Washington, Seattle, in 1970. Before the current position, he worked for the University of British Columbia and B.C. Research in Vancouver, Canada. In 1985 he returned to Japan and taught at Utsunomiya University and now an emeritus professor. He is a registered professional engineer and works for many committees in national, provincial, and municipal governments.
    His research interests include pedestrian, bicycle, public transport, traffic safety, and urban planning. He is the chairman of the Traffic Safety Council in Utsunomiya City since 1999. He is instrumental in planning the new LRT system in Utsunomiya, which will open for service in 2023.
    He has been a frequent participant in many international conferences, including Walk21 and Velo-city.
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  • Etienne Krug

    Department of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention, World Health Organization (WHO)
    Director

    Plenary 1

    Global Imperatives for supporting more walking and creating walkable cities

    Etienne Krug

    Department of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention, World Health Organization (WHO)
    Director

    Dr Krug is Director of the Department for Social Determinants of Health at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. He leads global efforts to prevent violence and injuries, to address social determinants of health and promote healthy ageing. He oversees the development of intergovernmental resolutions and global reports, the implementation of multi-country development projects, and advocacy campaigns. He chairs the International Organizing Committee for World Conferences on Injury Prevention, the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration and co-chairs the Executive Committee of the Global Partnership to End Violence against Children. He is a member of the Editorial Board of several scientific journals. Before joining WHO, Dr Krug worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, USA, with Médecins sans Frontières and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Dr Krug holds a degree as Medical Doctor from the University of Louvain in Brussels, Belgium and a Masters Degree in Public Health from Harvard University and has received many awards.
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