II European Conference on Sustainable Mobility at Universities

Conference_UMOB_Cracow

UMOB PROJECT

06/07/2018

II European Conference on Sustainable Mobility at Universities

This event is part of the European project U-MOB LIFE or 'European Network for Sustainable Mobility at University' and aims to reduce CO2 emissions in European university campuses.

The 2nd European Conference on Sustainable Mobility at Universities will take place from the 14th to the 15th of March 2017 at the Krakow University of Technology. This will be the second European platform where universities from different European countries and other territories will have the opportunity to share their needs, challenges and different solutions in the field of accessibility and sustainable mobility.

In March 2017, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona already became the first European platform of knowledge transfer and networking among European universities on sustainable mobility practices, welcoming different kind of high level expert profiles in the field of Sustainable Mobility in the 1st European Conference on Sustainable Mobility at Universities

Call for papers
We invite universities to present their experiences, both on best practices and problematic issues, regarding university transport supply and mobility. The conference topics will be as follows:

pedestrian mobility;
bicycle traffic;
public transport for campus users;
curricular system for sustainable mobility;
working time and class organization;
Land use and spatial planning (how to create a multifunctional campus? how to improve space quality? how to connect campuses with transport connections?);
more efficient car usage;
use of new technologies for university mobility;
Informational and promotional activities.

A debate will be also organized on the second day of the conference, during which the issue of cooperation for sustainable mobility between different universities as well as transport operators and units managing the transport systems will be discussed.
Please let us know about your interest in presenting your university experience/best practice by sending us a short description (abstract with max. 900 characters including spaces). The deadline for the abstract submission is September 15th, 2018. Please send the abstract to Aleksandra Faron:
afaron@pk.edu.pl.

The U-MOB LIFE European project
This conference is part of the European project U-MOB LIFE, which began in 2016 and will last for five years – until June 2021. It belongs to the LIFE Programme, the European Union's financial instrument of support for nature and climate preservation and environmental action projects throughout the EU.

The consortium is formed by: NOVOTEC Consultores, consultancy specialized in sustainable mobility and project leader; Fundación Equipo Humano, specialized in training and communication; and the following universities: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (EUR), Politechnika Krakowska (PK) and Università degli Studi di Bergamo (UNIBG).
 

 

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