PRESS RELEASE – Mobility speakers announced for the Car Sharing Campout
3 September, 2019 – Paris, France – LGI is pleased to announce an impressive line-up of speakers for the Car Sharing Campout: Let’s Get Rolling!, for which mobility actors across Europe are rolling their way to Paris. Held at the Anticafé Olympiades the 14-15 October, the diverse line-up of speakers represents civil society groups, local governments, academia and the automotive and technology industries.
Christophe Najdovski, Deputy Mayor of Paris for Transportation, Mobility, Roadway and Public Space, will be delivering the opening keynote address. He will be accompanied by several other drivers of the mobility scene in Europe, including:
Ross Douglas, President & Founder, Autonomy & Urban Mobility Summit
Jeffrey Matthijs, Director & Coordinator, Autodelen
Marie-Xavière Wauquiez, President & Founder, Femmes en Mouvement
Massimiliano Melis, Innovation Manager, General Motors
Michael Glotz-Richter, Sustainable Mobility, City of Bremen
Adam Simkin, Head of Business Development, Autofleet
Eva Boo, Chief Innovation Officer, LGI
As Day 2 of the event will feature a “Tech Talks” session, several mobility startups are also expected to come present their pitches. The list of speakers will be updated regularly here.
“Car sharing seems to be a bit under represented on the European mobility scene, compared to other mobility solutions. Bringing together such a diverse group of speakers and attendees opens up an opportunity to share knowledge and results, potentially creating synergies”
“Car sharing seems to be a bit under represented on the European mobility scene, compared to other mobility solutions. Bringing together such a diverse group of speakers and attendees opens up an opportunity to share knowledge and results, potentially creating synergies,” said Marko Horvat, Sustainable Mobility Officer at ICLEI and also a speaker at the event.
With the aim of “getting Europe up to speed,” the speakers will provide their insights and participate in innovation-focused workshops together, helping to reduce traffic congestion and make cities more liveable.
Car Sharing Campout: Let’s Get Rolling! is organised as part of the STARS project, which has received funding from the Horizon 2020 programme under grant agreement n°769513. Registration for the camp is on a first-come first-served basis.
Based in Paris, LGI aims to foster sustainable transitions, guiding organisations through the entire innovation process. LGI’s key sectors include the environment, energy, and smart & sustainable territories, for which transport and mobility is a subcomponent. LGI has developed an expertise not only in transport policies and regulations, but also mobility market behaviours and new business models.
For more information, please contact Innovation Camp Coordinator Suzi Maurice at email@example.com