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Transforming Transportation 2016
January 14-15, 2016Washington D.C.

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The World Bank Transport and ICT Global Practice and the EMBARQ mobility initiative of WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities invite you to Transforming Transportation 2016.

At the World Bank Headquarters, Washington, DC

Thursday January 14 - Friday January 15, 2016

Engage on Twitter with hashtag #TTDC16

Day One

January 14, 2016                            

8:00-9:00       Registration and Welcome Coffee                                                                      

9:00-9:30       Welcome Address                                                                                                                                    

9:30-10:00     Keynote Speaker: Conclusions of COP 21                                                           

10:00-11:15   Plenary 1: How Can Transport Systems and Urban Systems Help Fulfill International Commitments toward Sustainable Development?                                                      

11:15-11:45   Coffee-Break                                                                      

11:45-1:00     Plenary 2: How Can National Governments Support Implementation of International Commitments through National Policies and Regulations?                                 

1:00-2:00       Lunch                                                           

2:00-3:30       Breakout Sessions:                                  

            (1)          Building Compact Cities by Integrating Land Use and Transport Planning                        

            (2)         Integrating Transport Governance across Multiple Municipalities

            (3)         Making Twinning Work for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

            (4)         Pecha Kucha-style 1: Women’s Safety in Public Transport                                                                                                                  

3:30-4:00       Coffee-Break                      

4:00-5:40       Plenary 3: How Can the Private Sector Support Implementation of the International Agreements in Transport and Urban Development and What Can National Governments Do to Enable Them?                                                                                                                                                                   

5:40-6:00       Plenary 4: Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship                                                                                                

6:00-7:30       Cocktail 

Day Two

January 15, 2016                                                               

8:00-9:00        Registration and Welcome Coffee                                                                                                       

9:00 - 10:30    Plenary 5: Road Safety and the UN Sustainable Development Goals                                                                                                         

10:30-11:00    Coffee-Break           

11:00 - 12:30  Breakout Sessions:           

(1)          Improving Data Management in the Transport Sector 

(2)          Funding and Financing Urban Mobility: Innovative Approaches

(3)          Comparing Implementation of Integrated Transport Services

(4)          Pecha Kucha-style 2: Making Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Inclusive and Equitable                                                                                                                       

12:30-2:00      Lunch                                   

2:00-3:30        Breakout Sessions:

(1)          New Initiative on Clean and Eco-Mobility

(2)          Shared and On-demand Mobility Services: A Regulator’s Dilemma 

(3)          Urban Freight: From Plan to Practice      

(4)          Designing Cities towards Greater Road Safety             

3:30-4:00       Coffee-Break                                                                                                          

4:00-5:00       Call for Action: How to Bring the Various Initiatives Together                                                                                               

5:00-5:30       Closing Remarks