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Transforming Transportation 2017

January 12, 2017 to January 13, 2017
World Bank Headquarters, Washington, DC, United States of America

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Transforming Transportation 2017 will take place from January 12 - 13, 2017 at the World Bank headquarters in Washington, DC. 

This year’s theme for Transforming Transportation is "Beyond Commitments: Sustainable Mobility for All" and will focus on how we can transform transport and ensure sustainable mobility at scale. Transportation is a key agent in urban life and development, and therefore, a major pathway to creating sustainable cities.


Day One January 12, 2017

  • 7:30-9:00 Registration and Welcome Coffee 
  • 9:00-9:45 Welcome Address & Keynote Speech 
  • 9:45-10:45 Plenary 1: Harnessing Sustainable Mobility – Transforming Transportation for All 
  • 10:45-11:00 Coffee Break
  • 11:00-12:30 Plenary 2: Updating the Narrative – Transport, Access, and the Economy 
  • 12:30-2:00 Lunch 
  • 2:00-3:30 Breakout Sessions: 1A: Implementing Transit Oriented Development 
  • 1B: Transforming Urban Mobility in Africa
  • 1C: Paths to Funding: Financing Sustainable Mobility
  • 1D: Accessibility for All
  • 3:30-4:00 Coffee Break 
  • 4:00-5:30 Plenary 3: Vision Zero 
  • 5:30-6:00 Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship 
  • 6:00-7:00 Cocktail 

 2 Day Two January 13, 2017

  • 8:00-9:00 Registration and Welcome Coffee 
  • 9:00-10:30 Plenary 4: How is Technology Disrupting Mobility? 
  • 10:30-11:00 Coffee Break 
  • 11:00-12:30 Breakout Sessions: 2A: New Mobility - Policy and Regulations 
  • 2B: Leveraging Open Data Partnerships to Transform Transportation
  • 2C: City for the People - Reclaiming Public Spaces
  • 2D: Transport-Energy Nexus
  • 12:30-2:00 Lunch 
  • 2:00-3:30 Breakout Sessions: 3A: Creating Better Transport Demand Management Strategies for More Accessible and Cleaner Cities 
  • 3B: The Path toward a Low-Carbon Transport World 3C: Innovation in Transport Logistics – Drivers and Implications
  • 3D: Pecha Kucha – 10 Cities from the Global Road Safety Initiative
  • 3:30-4:00 Coffee-Break
  • 4:00-5:00 Plenary 5: Closing Session 
  • 5:00-5:30 Closing Remarks

Please check for regular updates, and tune in to social media at #TTDC17

If you find you are no longer able to attend, please contact Carrie Dellesky at Thank you!


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