The programme will consist of three sub-sessions: (1) ‘Mobility Transition and its Spatial Implications’, (2) ‘Revaluing Public Space’, and (3) ‘Urban Design in the Context of Automated Mobility’.

Location:  TU Delft, Faculty of Architecture and The Built Environment, Berlagezaal

09:00 – 09:30  Check in, coffee and tea

09:30 – 10:00  Introduction to the conference by Prof. Rients Dijkstra

10:00 – 12:00  Session 1: Mobility Transition and Its Spatial Implications – chaired by Dr. Víctor Muñoz Sanz

Dr. David Hamers: Exploring futures of urban regions and their transport systems by multi-dimensional scenario
Dr. Dominic Stead: The Transition towards Autonomous Mobility
Prof. Rients Dijkstra and  Anca Ioana Ionescu: Robocar and the Re-Designed Street 

Panel Discussion 1

12:00 – 13:00  Lunch break

13:00 – 15:00  Session 2: Revaluing Public Space– chaired by Prof. Rients Dijkstra

Salvador Rueda: Shared Streets and Livability, The case of Barcelona Superblocks
Dr. Ir. Frans van de Ven: Calculation and Co-creation of Climate Resilient and Attractive Urban Space
Florian Boer: The Value of Green-Blue Space in the City: Livability, Climate Change, Revenues.

Panel Discussion 2

15:00 – 15:15   Coffee and tea break

15:15– 17:15   Session 3:  Urban design in the Context of Automated Mobility– chaired by Dr. Dominic Stead

Prof. Nico Larco: The Urbanism Next Research Initiative: Understanding the Impacts of Emerging Technology on Cities
Dr. Mathias Mitteregger and Ph.D. Emilia Bruck: The Driverless City and Its Discontents, Exploring alternative urban futures through normative-narrative scenarios
Arthur Scheltes: Driverless vehicles, a major game changer in urban mobility. Where are we now, and where to go?

Panel Discussion 3

17:15 – 17:30  conclusions by Prof. Rients Dijkstra followed by drinks