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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

Please note! This program is temporary and speakers are yet to be confirmed.


9.00-9.05 Welcome, Platform directors Tobias Oechtering and Peter Göransson

9.05-10.25 Session 1: Future directions and societal challenges

Session chair: Tobias Oechtering

  • 9.05-9.40 Trafikverket (Olof Johansson) - 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 

Session chair: Nicole Kringos

Industry short talks and podium discussion:

  • Scania
  • Ericsson (Håkan Olofsson)
  • Einride
  • Univrses
  • PostNord
  • Podium discussion with speakers

12.00-12.30 Session 3: Academic approaches

Session chair: Peter Göransson

KTH short talks: 

  • ITRL (Jonas Mårtensson) 
  • Digital Futures (James Gross, Gyözö, Gidofalvi, György Dan) 
  • TRENoP (Mikael Nybacka) 
  • Climate Action Centre (Francesco Fuso-Nerini)

12.30-13.45 Lunch - conversations - coffee break

Session chairs: Ricardo Vinuesa & Jayanth Raghothama

  • Thematic discussions in pre-assigned smaller groups over lunch with several speakers/representatives

13.45-14.00 Closing - Summary


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