Meetings and Events

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We look forward to regularly convening and participating in meetings and events related to New Mobility in order to build stronger networks and partnerships between industry, entrepreneurs, academia, and government throughout the region and beyond.

 

Upcoming Events

 

New Mobility Forum: Governing our New Mobility Future

On Jan. 7, 2019 we're hosting the second annual New Mobility Forum dedicated to shaping the future of automated, connected, electric, and shared mobility in Metro Vancouver.

This year, the forum brings together leaders in government, industry, and academia from Canada and beyond to explore how should we govern our new mobility future and how we should regulate, manage, and deliver transportation in Metro Vancouver and BC to ensure that we’re leveraging the potential of automated, connected, electric, and shared mobility while avoiding the pitfalls.

The forum will feature:

  • Interactive discussions on governing ride-hailing, automation, and Mobility-as-a-Service in BC.
  • Updates on the Smart Cities Challenge bids.
  • Report out on the outcomes of our inaugural Open Innovation Call and announce the theme for the next call.

Join us for this important discussion and help to shape the New Mobility agenda in Metro Vancouver. For information about registration, please email newmobility@translink.ca.

 

Past Events

 

Bike Sharing in the Metro Region Panel Discussion

On June 28, 2018, TransLink and PIBC South Coast Chapter are hosted a discussion panel on bike sharing in the Metro Vancouver region. Speakers from Mobi, SFU, TransLink, and U-bicycle will talk about progress, challenges, and opportunities for growing bike share.

 

New Mobility Symposium

On June 13, 2018 the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA), in partnership with TransLink as the local host, held the New Mobility Symposium in Richmond, BC. The symposium provided an opportunity for New Mobility leaders and professionals from across North America and internationally to share the latest developments in urban mobility. It also served as a unique educational experience for planners, transit leaders, and municipal leaders who are considering the role of transportation network companies in their cities, and looking for ways to work together to meet their objectives and those of their stakeholders.

For more information and to register, visit the CUTA website.

 

New Westminster Innovation Week

In Feb. 2018, the City of New Westminster held their annual Innovation Week, in partnership with TransLink around the theme of transportation.

In addition to supporting a transportation-data hackathon, a technology business networking event, and a public lecture, TransLink worked with New Westminster to support a full-day Transportation Forum aimed at professionals, elected-officials, and engaged members of the community.

The Transportation Forum was focused on three key areas: automated vehicles, electric vehicles, and open data.

For more information read the Transportation Forum Report.

 

Regional New Mobility Forum

On Dec. 4, 2017 TransLink hosted the inaugural New Mobility Forum in Metro Vancouver. This event brought together provincial, regional and municipal government officials, academia, and the businesses and entrepreneurs delivering many of the New Mobility services in the region and beyond. The aim of this ongoing Forum is to build the relationships, consensus and trust necessary to channel the technology-driven disruption happening in the transportation sector today towards building communities that are sustainable, livable, and just.

More information can be found in our New Mobility Forum Report and Forum Slide Deck.

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