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HEROSmaterMobility

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Achieving smarter and electric mobility for the creation of better connected and sustainable societies

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08:00
  1. 60 mins
    Gear up for the morning with registration and refreshments
09:00
  1. 15 mins
    Official Opening of the Smarter Mobility Africa 2019 Summit
09:15
  1. 15 mins
    Opening keynote
09:30
  1. 10 mins
    National Anthem
10:00
  1. 60 mins
    Mobility is a key challenge for the development of a city. With rapid urbanisation and increased motorization rate, the need for smarter mobility solutions has risen due to increasing traffic congesti ...
11:00
  1. 30 mins
    Morning recharge with refreshments and networking
11:30
  1. 60 mins
    Globally we are starting to better understand the negative consequences of living in cities that are polluted, noisy, congested, and in some cases, inaccessible to certain groups of people. This has p ...
12:30
  1. 60 mins
    The 2020s will be the decade of the Electric Vehicle. A dramatic move away from Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicles is expected to happen and by 2025 only plug-in electric vehicles are likely to ...
13:30
  1. 60 mins
    Get Fully Charged with Lunch
14:30
  1. 60 mins
    The automotive industry is undergoing a radical transformation, with most carmakers agreeing that the next 10 years will bring more change than the previous century. This sector is forecasted to rapid ...
15:30
  1. 60 mins
    Integrated Rapid Public Transport services are the mobility wave of the future and one of the viable options that can ensure sustainable and efficient congestion relief in cities and districts. The im ...
07:30
  1. 50 mins
    Morning refreshments and networking opportunities
08:20
  1. 10 mins
    Quick speech from MCs to launch day 2 
08:30
  1. 30 mins
    Traveling without money and relying on the kindness of people, the journey from the Netherlands in an electric car to Sydney, Australia, showcased the possibilities of sustainable mobility. Hear about ...
10:00
  1. 60 mins
    Africa has the opportunity to be at the forefront of green growth and low-carbon industrialisation by pioneering new technologies and taking quantum leaps towards the economy of the future. We’ll be a ...
11:00
  1. 30 mins
    Morning recharge with refreshments and networking
11:30
  1. 60 mins
    In big African cities, paratransit services are responsible for the majority of public transport ridership, accounting for over 70 percent of all transit rides. Whatever we call them, whether it is Da ...
12:30
  1. 60 mins
    Today’s transportation sector depends almost entirely on the use of non-renewable fossil fuels and contributes more than 20 percent of the carbon footprint towards global emissions. The development of ...
13:30
  1. 60 mins
    Get fully charged with lunch
14:30
  1. 60 mins
    Despite its environmental benefits, the amount of smarter mobility options and electric vehicle use in Africa is still very limited. Slow penetration in developing countries and countries with emergin ...
15:40
  1. 20 mins
    Closing ceremony the Smarter Mobility Africa 2019
16:00
  1. 30 mins
    Afternoon refreshments and networking
16:30
  1. 90 mins
    Launch of the Electric Vehicle Road Trip Africa 2019

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