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Autonomous transportation – Challenge in digitalisation and solution to sustainability?


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Welcome to this KTH networking event, where we will have stimulating presentations and discussions around ideas on how to make future transportation more sustainable, discuss obstacles and solutions, and identify research challenges and collaboration opportunities.

Time: Tue 2022-09-20 09.00 - 14.00

Location: KTH Campus, Teknikringen 1, Gradängsalen or online

Language: English

Lecturer: Several


9.00-9.05 Welcome, Platform directors Tobias Oechtering and Magnus Burman

9.05-10.25 Session 1: Future directions and societal challenges

  • 9.05-9.40 Trafikverket, Hamid Zarghampour - A Roadmap - Digitalisation of the Road Transport System and Q&A
  • 9.40- 10.10 Short talks by Region Stockholm - Gabriella Nilsson, IVL - Mats-Ola Larsson, SEI - Maria Xylia
  • 10.10-10.25 Podiums discussion with speakers

10.25-10.45 Coffee break

10.45-11.55 Session 2: Needs and solutions 

Industry short talks and podium discussion:

  • Scania - Mansoureh Jesmani
  • Ericsson - TBC
  • Einride - Christofer Laurell
  • Univrses - Jonathan Selbie
  • PostNord - Ravi Kiran-Kotty
  • Podium discussion with speakers

12.00-12.30 Session 3: Academic approaches

KTH short talks: 

  • ITRL 
  • Digital Futures
  • TRENoP
  • Climate Action Centre

12.30-13.45 Lunch - conversations - coffee break

  • Thematic discussions in pre-assigned smaller groups over lunch with several speakers/representatives such as Trafikverket/Olof Johansson and others.

13.45-14.00 Closing - Summary


This workshop is jointly organised by the KTH Research Platforms on Digitalization  and Transport