Programme

March 7, 2017

8:30 to 9:00 h

Registration

9:00 to 9:30 h

Opening session

Janet Sanz, Fifty Deputy Mayor, Ecology, Urban Planning and Mobility

Pedro Díez, Director of the Civil Engineering School of Barcelona

Jordi Segalàs, Director of the University Research Institute of of Sustainability Science and Technologies

9:30 to 10:30 h

Opening Address

The new mobility

Samuel I. Schwartz, President SSC GPO Group

10:30 to 11:00 h

Coffee break

11:00 to 12:45 h

The new city model in Barcelona

Introduction

Janet Sanz, Fifty Deputy Mayor, Ecology, Urban Planning and Mobility

Improving the quality of the air

Mireia Gascon, Researcher, ISGlobal

Mobility in the urban model

Ton Salvadó, Director Urban Model, Ajuntament de Barcelona

Bus, metro and bicycle lane network

Manuel Valdés, Deputy Manager of Mobility and Infrastructures, Ajuntament de Barcelona

The Tram connection project

Oriol Altisench, Coordinator, Diagonal Tramway Connection Project, Ajuntament de Barcelona

12:45 to 14:00 h

The Barcelona model in debate

Francesc Magrinyà, Professor of Urban Planning DECA UPC

Jordi Julià, Consultant in Mobility and Transport, Transfer Enginyeria

Ethienne Lhomet, director de Des Villes & Des Hommes

Mariana Faver, Vereniging Deltametropool Rotterdam

Klaus Dietrich Matscke, DirectorTramway Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG)

14:00 to 15:00 h

Lunch-time

Mobility in city habitability improvement

 15:00 to 15:45 h

Introduction

Mercedes Vidal, Councillor for Mobility, Ajuntament de Barcelona

The tramway and urban space planning

Carme Ribes, Architect and urban planner

Miguel-Yur Mayorga, Professor of Urban Planning DECA UPC

15:45 to 16:45 h

Network Integration

Salvador Rueda, Director Urban Ecology Agency of Barcelona

Enric Cañas, CEO, Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona

Alvaro Nicolás, Mobility Advisor, Ajuntament de Barcelona

16:45 to 17:30 h

Innovation in public transport policies

Francesc Robusté, Full Professor Transport DECA UPC

Manel Villalante, Deputy Director Barcelona Regional

17:30 to 18:30 h

The Tram’s capacities as a response to social, environmental and residential demands

Ricard Riol, President of Platform for Public Transport (PTP)

Maria García, Platform for Air Quality (PQA)

Albert Recio, Vice-President FAVB

March 8, 2017

8:30 to 9:00 h

Opening doors

9:00 to 9:30 h

Opening

Enric Fossas, Rector of the UPC

Ada Colau, Major of Barcelona

9:30 to 10:15 h

Introduction

The Tram is back

Joan Carles Salmerón, Director Terminus CET

New urban policies

Josep Bohigas, Managing Director Barcelona Regional

6 Panels for 6 cities

10:15 to 11:15 h

Lyon and Bordeaux: The Tram as a bet to organize metropolitan mobility in the big cities of France

Coordinator

Miriam Villares, Professor of urban planning DECA UPC

Speakers

Antonio González, Director of Urban Planning Department, Agency territorial dynamic, Bordeaux

Ethienne Lhomet, Director of Des Villes & Des Hommes – Sustainable Mobility Consulting Company; Former Director Mission Tramway Bordeaux

11:15 to 11:45 h

Coffee break

11:45 to 12:45 h

Rotterdam and Amsterdam: Netherlands; the tramway basic to public transport

Coordinator

Daniel Rodríguez, Professor of urban planning DECA UPC

Speakers

Joan Moreno, Professor of Escola d’Arquitectura del Vallés, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

Mariana Faver, Vereniging Deltametropool Rotterdam

12:45 to 13:45 h

Zaragoza: The Tramway as a key factor in restoring environmental and urban quality

 

Coordinator

Elisabet Roca, Professor of urban planning DECA UPC

Speakers

Ana M. Moreno, General Director Zaragoza Tramway

Abel Ortego, Researcher CIRCE

Jesús Arcos, Architect, Aldeayjover architecture and landscape

13:45 to 14:45 h

Lunch-Time

14:45 to 15:45 h

Sydney: The Tramway through the middle of the city center

 

Coordinator

Robert Vergès, Associated Professor of urban planning DECA UPC

Speakers

Clement Guibert, Expert Consultor Light Rail Transdev·Australasia

15:45 to 16:45 h

Berlin: The Tramway is back in west Berlin

 

Coordinator

Ricard Riol, President of Platform for Public Transport (PTP)

Speakers

Wanja Borchert, VCD Nordost

Klaus-Dietrich MatschkeDirector of tramways in Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG)

16:45 to 17:45 h

Florence: The new Tramway, from rejection to success

 

Coordinator

Josep Mercadé, Professor of urban planning DECA UPC

Speakers

Alessandro Scarnato, Doctor in Architecture and Historian

17:45 to 18:30 h

Conference’s conclusions and Presentation of the Barcelona Manifest

Pere Macias, Strategic Manager, Diagonal Tramway Connection Project

Pere Calvet, World vice president, UITP