Seminar and Book Launch: Gendering Smart Mobilities

Time: March 4th, 2020 - from 12.00 - 18.30
Place: Danro conference room, Rue du Trône 98 / 8 floor, B-1050 Brussels

Organized by :  The Gendering smart mobilities in the Nordic region project*


12.00 - 13.00:  Arrival and light lunch

13.00 – 13.15: Welcome by Christina Marolda and Margrethe Auken (tbc)

13.15 - 13.30: Gendering smart mobilities  and transport modalities

  • Short presentation by the  editors: Tanu Uteng, Hilda Rømer Christensen, Lena Levin

13.30 - 14.30: Smart mobility for all?

  • Dr. Claudia Nobis: Smart mobility for all? Gender issues in the context of new mobility concepts.
  • Prof. Ulf Mellström and ass. Professor Dag Balkmar: The place of emotions, gender, masculinity and power in smart mobilities

14.30 – 15.00: Coffee

15.00 - 16.30: Gendering smart biking and walking

  • Tanu Uteng : The Gendered dimension of Multi Modality. Exploring the Bike Sharing Scheme in Oslo.
  • Avrill Maddell : Smart Gendered Mobilities Economic Migrants in Bristol.
  • Tiffany Lam: Cycling London. An intersectional Feminist Perspective,  
  • Hilda Rømer:  Is Smart Always Digital? The Rollator as Gendered and Age Based Innovation.

16.30 - 17.30: Planning, Policy and Lessons Learned – panel 

  • Lena Levin: Introduction: How to Integrate Gender and diversity in the Future of Smart Mobility.
  • Isabelle Vandoorne, Deputy head of Sustainable and Intelligent Transport DG Mobility and Transport
  • Irina Patraxcu, Grant Partnership and Communications Director, ERTICO  Ertico
  • Professor Andree Woodcock. PI of the TINNGO project.

Discussion and whats next ?

17.30 - 18.30 : Wine reception : book launch and mingling.

*The project, Gendering smart Mobilities in the Nordic Region, funded by The Joint Committee for Nordic research councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NOS-HS 2018 - 2019).
Read more about the project