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· Networking
Registration and Networking
· Stage
Welcome from Generation.e and your host
Ben Pullen Kriya Gangiah
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Keynote Address - Growing Gauteng through Smart Mobility
Jacob Mamabolo
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What do we even mean by smarter mobility in the African context?
A panel to discuss and debate the very definition of smarter mobility and what that would mean in the future.
Kriya Gangiah Mesela Nhlapo Chris Kost Lance Schultz Simisola Elegba
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Startup Pitch in partnership with Arigo Investments Africa
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The benefits of trams in Africa (Keynote Presentation)
Kefilwe Mothupi Jean-François Blanc
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The benefits of trams in Africa (Panel Discussion)
Bernard Peille Tshepo Kgobe Ben Pullen Jean-François Blanc
· Stage
Startup Pitch in partnership with Arigo Investments Africa
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Financing sustainable mobility – how is transport currently being financed and what is the role of governments and development banks for more equitable financing (Panel Discussion)
Unlocking finance for a sustainable urban mobility system generates enormous benefits that can be monetized to create new income streams and raising of funds.
Gad Ashiagbor Uthman Obafemi Shitta-Bey Fatima Arroyo-Arroyo Jean Francois Nangamso Maponya
· Networking
Networking Break
· Stage
Startup Pitch in partnership with Arigo Investments Africa
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Cities reengineering themselves for a smarter mobility Africa (Panel discussion)
This session brings together city leaders and planners to explore how their job role and priorities may have shifted.
Jacob Mamabolo Sheila  Watson Bodom Matungulu Frederic John Hiten Parmar
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Startup Pitch in partnership with Arigo Investments Africa
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Integrating on-demand transport into the network (Pecha Kucha Presentation)
Judith Owigar
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What role does urban planning play for smarter mobility in Africa and what are the issues of planning for density? (Presentation)
What is the interaction between urban planning and transport? How do we manage conflicting demands for urban space?
Carol Mutiso
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Enhancing the informal transport sector - motorbike taxis (boda boda’s) and informal buses & minibus taxis (matatus). How can there be control and discipline in the informal sector? (Panel Discussion)
Disruptive technology and the sharing economy have completely transformed the mobility space.
Warren Ondanje Alex Muchilwa Henry Kamau Fulufhelo Mandane Shaun Mhlanga
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Startup Pitch in partnership with Arigo Investments Africa
· Sessions
Breakout Session 1: Creating a just transition to smarter mobility
What about the most vulnerable stakeholders such as pedestrians, cyclists, women, children, youth, elderly, and people with disabilities?
Edem Foli Valerie Geen Dex Machida Deon Cloete
· Sessions
Breakout Session 2: Apps to enhance public transport delivery and integration - Digital Transport Data
The session will cover how we can illuminate transit in African cities, through open data and mapping
Iman Abubaker Abdelrahman Melegy Enock Seth Nyamador Jacob Byamukama Owen Mwaura
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Startup Pitch in partnership with Arigo Investments Africa
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Building centres of excellence for smarter mobility in Africa to drive entrepreneurship and innovation to integrate the latest solutions into public transport (Panel Discussion)
Filling the void requires funding, capacity and long-term commitment to facilitating a just transition toward smarter systems.
Yandisa Sokhanyile Kirtida Bhana Ofentse Mokwena
· Stage
End of day wrap up
Ben Pullen Kriya Gangiah
· Stage
Registration and Networking
· Stage
Hello and welcome from Generation.e
Ben Pullen Kriya Gangiah
· Stage
Exploring Policy Options to Support Electric Vehicle Development in South Africa (Keynote)
The presentation explores the universe of policy interventions available to support electric vehicle in South Africa.
Gaylor Montmasson-Clair
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Startup Pitch in partnership with Arigo Investments Africa
Fezile Dhlamini
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Roadmap for Harnessing Electric Vehicles For Industrial Development In South Africa (Keynote)
Michael Mabasa
· Networking
Networking Break
· Stage
Organisational agility; How COVID19 has resulted in enhanced Customer Experience and technology solutions in the motoring industry.
The outbreak of COVID-19 has challenged traditional models of mobility and highlighted the need for innovation and agility in the automotive industry.
Kabelo Rabotho
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In Partnership with Nissan and naamsa | Roadmap to Electric Vehicles in Africa (Panel Discussion)
Kabelo Rabotho Remeredzai Kuhudzai Gaylor Montmasson-Clair Michael Mabasa
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Revisited: Total Cost of Ownership for Electric Vehicles in Africa (Presentation)
Understanding the current and forecasted total cost of ownership of electric vehicles is vital for any government, organisation or fleet management company
Henry Botha
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Changing attitudes towards car ownership and electric vehicles in South Africa (Presentation)
Auto Trader South Africa will share insights and trends car buyer’s attitude towards car ownership and electrification.
Ben Pullen George Mienie
· Networking
Networking Break
· Stage
Standards for Electric Vehicle Adoption – How Can Countries Work Collaboratively With Regional Integration Bodies To Capture The Early Benefits of Electric Vehicle Adoption? (Presentation)
Willem Baartman
· Networking
Networking Break
· Stage
Used Vehicles in Africa: What are some of the plans for handling the anticipated influx of older, outdated vehicles with the upcoming initiatives to ban diesel vehicles in multiple European cities? (Presentation)
The presentation will look at some of the plans by countries and regions to regulate used vehicles.
Jane Akumu
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Startup Pitch in partnership with Arigo Investments Africa
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What does South Africa need to do to get ready for Electric Vehicles? (Keynote)
George Mienie
· Networking
Networking Break
· Stage
Startup Pitch in partnership with Arigo Investments Africa
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The electric motorbike revolution and how to get there (Presentation)
Electric mobility is still a new concept in Africa, but it is the only solution to reducing the multiple inefficiencies
Kimosop Chepkoit
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Startup Pitch in partnership with Arigo Investments Africa
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Understanding Our Past and Building the Africa We Want - AU Agenda 2063: Finding the Electric Vehicle Fit! (Keynote)
Africa needs to explore how the use of the Electric Vehicle revolution can drive industrialisation and increase global competitiveness.
Owen Ruwodo
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In partnership with Arigo | Understanding Our Past and Building the Africa We Want - AU Agenda 2063: Finding the Electric Vehicle Fit! (Panel Discussion)
Jay Roberge Greg Ball Linda Sityoshwana Owen Ruwodo
· Networking
Networking Break
· Stage
Startup Pitch in partnership with Arigo Investments Africa
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End-to-end charging solutions for electric vehicles
Wim Elshout
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Increasing access to mobility in Africa through mini-grids: Electric vehicles + batteries + renewable energy systems (Panel discussion)
Is this the most exciting leapfrog since the arrival of the mobile phone in Africa?
Justin Schmidt Francis Romano Rebekah Shirley Remeredzai Kuhudzai Shantha Bloemen
· Stage
End of day 2 wrap up
Ben Pullen Kriya Gangiah
· Networking
Registration and Networking
· Stage
Hello and welcome from Generation.e
Kriya Gangiah Ben Pullen
· Stage
Welcome Address From the Minister of Transport for Ethiopia
Her Excellency Dagmawit Moges Bekele
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Results from the COVID Africa mobility survey (Presentation)
Janene Tuniz
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The value of walking in Africa: 70-90% of most African cities are walking but without adequate infrastructure, causing huge fatalities. What can be done to unlock the potential and improve safety? (Panel Discussion)
Chris Kost Elleni Ashebir Jim Walker Sean Cooke
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Accelerating Business in rural and peri-urban Africa through e-cargo bike sharing (Case Study)
Electric cargo bikes which are charged off-grid offer a chance for small scale businesses in rural Africa to solve first and last mile transport challenges.
Marah Koeberle
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Startup Pitch in partnership with Arigo Investments Africa
· Networking
Networking Break
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The role of cycling in Africa and the opportunity to enhance the benefits and minimise the costs (Panel Discussion)
The economic benefits of cycling through, for example increased access to job opportunities and education will be assessed in this session.
Sindile Mavundla Isabella Burczak Amanda Ngabirano Stefanie Holzwarth Mzikhona Mgedle
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Startup Pitch in partnership with Arigo Investments Africa
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Using geospatial technology to tackle transport and logistics challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa (Case Study)
Kumbirai Makanza
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One Moto (Case Study)
· Stage
Startup Pitch in partnership with Arigo Investments Africa
· Networking
Networking Break
· Stage
Bike sharing in Africa. How would it work and what are the benefits? (Pecha Kucha Presentation)
Michelle Defreese
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Alstom Smart Cities
Bruno Gutierres
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Smart cities are the key to sustainability (Panel Discussion)
This session will explore the initiatives that are making African cities smarter, enabling better movement of people and goods.
Yohnny Raich Victor Radebe Bruno Gutierres Frederic John Haya Douidri
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Startup Pitch in partnership with Arigo Investments Africa
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The rise of home delivery from the pandemic – who’s going to benefit? (Pecha Kucha Presentation)
Home delivery of food, electronic goods, and consumables has increased during the COVID 19 lockdown. What are the opportunities that come from this?
Manuel Pessanha
· Sessions
Break out session 1: Streets as public spaces
Like other public spaces, streets are a public stage where life unfolds. Streets that function as public spaces are designed to prioritize people over vehicles.
Michael R. King Tomaž Cigüt
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Break out Session 2: Exploring the latest research from African universities on smarter mobility
Carlos F Pardo Nickey Janse van Rensburg Samson Masebinu
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How can Micromobility help address Africa’s transport challenges (Pecha Kucha Presentation)
What can we learn from the recent micro-mobility boom in Europe? How can shared micromobility solutions help move people during COVID and beyond?
Haya Douidri
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Startup Pitch in partnership with Arigo Investments Africa
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Road safety and smart roads with SANRAL
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Addressing the digital divide in Africa for a just smarter mobility Africa (Panel Discussion)
In South Africa, during the COVID lockdown, there has been a huge 'digital divide' emerging which is deepening inequality.
Gad Ashiagbor Yves Nono George Mienie Louise Mathu
· Stage
End of day 3 wrap up
Ben Pullen Kriya Gangiah

Speakers

Walied Albasheer

Founder

Thabiso MALAHLEHA

Head of Strategy

Kefilwe Mothupi

Business Development Manager

Carlos F Pardo

Senior Advisor

Nickey Janse van Rensburg

Technical Manager ( PEETS ): Chemical Engineering Technology

Kabelo Rabotho

Marketing Director at Nissan South Africa

Jane Akumu

Programme Officer: Sustainable Mobility Unit at United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Samson Masebinu

Process, Energy and Environmental Technology Station

Jay Roberge

CEO at Tehama Capital Corp

Sheila Watson

Deputy Director at FIA Foundation

Warren Ondanje

VP Business Development

Victor Radebe

UA Vangelist

Yohnny Raich

Data Product Owner

Isabella Burczak

Advocacy & Events Manager at Union Cycliste Internationale

Sindile Mavundla

Co-Founder & Managing Director at Khaltsha Cycles

Warren Ondanje

VP Business Development at AMEDA

Amanda Ngabirano

World Cycling Alliance Africa Rep and Lecturer at University of Makerere

Janene Tuniz

Share the Road Programme at United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP

Francis Romano

CEO at Knights and Apps

Fezile Dhlamini

Managing Director at GreenScooter

Gaylor Montmasson-Clair

Senior Economist: Sustainable Growth at Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS)

Yandisa Sokhanyile

Founder & Chief Digital Officer at Konecta

Valerie Geen

Wits Business School / UNIDO

Bodom Matungulu

Expert in Rail and Urban Transport Systems at The Presidency

Hiten Parmar

Director at uYilo E-Mobility Programme

Fatima Arroyo-Arroyo

Senior Urban Transport Specialist at World Bank

Ben Pullen

CEO at Generation.e

Jean-François Blanc

Solution Director for Light Rail Integrated Systems at Alstom

Yves Nono

Vice President – Mobility Solutions, Sales Region Africa at Bosch

Willem Baartman

Country Representative at African Circular Economy Network

Tshepo Kgobe

Chief Operating Officer - Gautrain Management Agency

Tomaž Cigüt

Urban Mobility Expert at United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

Owen Mwaura

Researcher in Transportation Planning and Geographic Information Systems at University of Cape Town

Owen Ruwodo

Founder at Arigo Investments

Michael R. King

Urban Planner at Traffic Calmer

Manuel Pessanha

Founder & CEO at Synertics

Kumbirai Makanza

Founder of Asambe Mobility & Renewable Energy Expert at Village Data Analytics

Linda Sityoshwana

Business Development Executive

Kirtida Bhana

Training Executive at PlasticSA

Kimosop Chepkoit

CEO & Co-Founder at Ecobodaa

Justin Schmidt

Head: New Sector Development at Absa Retail and Business Bank (South Africa)

Jean Francois

Solution Director for Light Rail Integrated Systems at Alstom

Jacob Mamabolo

MEC for Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure at Gauteng

Jacob Byamukama

Deputy Director Roads Management at Kampala Capital City Authority

Iman Abubaker

Urban Mobility Project Manager

Henry Kamau

Director at Sustainable Transport Africa

Greg Ball

Managing Director at Airco

George Mienie

CEO at AutoTrader

Frederic John

Senior Consultant at Neckermann Strategic Advisors

Enock Seth Nyamador

GIS Analyst at The World Bank

Edem Foli

Programme Manager

Dex Machida

Senior Manager, Management Consulting at KPMG

Bruno Gutierres

Director Mobility Orchestration & Collaborative Innovation

Bernard Peille

Managing Director Southern Africa at Alstom

Alex Muchilwa

Policy Manager at Opibus

Abdelrahman Melegy

GIS Project Manager at Transport for Cairo

Wim Elshout

Area Manager – ABB Group e-Mobility Solutions

Mzikhona Mgedle

Founder and Managing Director

Uthman Obafemi Shitta-Bey

Deputy Director at Lagos Metropolitan Transport Authority

Stefanie Holzwarth

Urban Mobility Specialist at UN Habitat

Simisola Elegba

Head of ITS at Lagos Metropolitan Transport Authority (LAMATA)

Shaun Mhlanga

Senior Researcher: Transport Systems and Operations at Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Shantha Bloemen

Founder at Mobility for Africa

Sean Cooke

Doctoral Researcher at University of Cape Town

Remeredzai Kuhudzai

Founder at Electric Drive Africa

Rebekah Shirley

Chief Executive Officer at Power For All

Ofentse Mokwena

Lecturer Transport Economics

Nangamso Maponya

Principal Project and Infrastructure Finance Professional at the Development Bank of Southern Africa

Michael Mabasa

CEO at National Association of Automotive Manufacturers South Africa (naamsa)

Michelle Defreese

Senior Officer at Global Green Growth Institute

Mesela Nhlapo

CEO at RailRoad Association of South Africa

Marah Koeberle

Social Venture Support e-Mobility and Circular Economy at Siemens Stiftung

Louise Mathu

Lead Consultant at Gennis Consulting

Lance Schultz

Chief Officer at Gauteng Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC)

Kriya Gangiah

TV Host and Media Personality

Judith Owigar

Smart Mobility Expert at UN Habitat

Jim Walker

Founder at Walk21 Foundation

Jehan Bhikoo

Professional Officer: Urban systems

Jeffrey Witte

Executive Director

Jean Francois

Director at Global Fund: Cities Development at Global Fund for Cities Development (FMDV)

Jackson Mutonga

Senior advisor

George Mienie

CEO at AutoTrader

Fulufhelo Mandane

Regional Head: Dealer Relationships at ABSA Vehicle and Asset Finance

Her Excellency Dagmawit Moges Bekele

Minister of Transport

Henry Botha

Head: Strategy & Business Analytics

Haya Douidri

VP EMEA at Superpedestrian

Gad Ashiagbor

Lead Moderator at AfricaNEV

Elleni Ashebir

Program Manager: Cities and Urban Mobility at World Resource Institute

Deon Cloete

Lead SAIIA Futures Programme

Chris Kost

Director at Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP)

Carol Mutiso

Project Officer at Transport Climate Strategy

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Alstom

Mobility by nature

Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport

Improved mobility and accessibility in Gauteng

AutoTrader

SA's No.1 Trusted Motoring Marketplace

SANRAL

SANRAL On-Road services

Absa

Banking for individuals and businesses.

Arigo

Inspiring African Startups to Drive the EV Revolution

Nissan South Africa

Move Beyond

Neckermann Strategic Advisors

We help teams navigate and succeed in The Mobility Revolution

Autofleet

The first ever Vehicle as a Service platform for fleets

RMI

Retail Motor Industry Organisation

ACDC Dynamics

Electrical Mobility

UNEP Share the Road Programme

Walking and Cycling in Africa

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

For a Better Urban Future

Association for Electric Mobility & Development in Africa (AEMDA)

Accelerating Sustainable Mobility in Africa

ICLEI Africa

Local Governments for Sustainability

Siemens Stiftung – E-Mobility Program

Accelerating Business in rural and peri-urban Africa through e-cargo bike sharing

Sustainable Transport Africa

Supporting initiatives that improve the environmental sustainability and safety of our transport sector

INTUITIO OU

Intelligent Transport Technology

Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EVRT) Africa

Inspiring transformation to smarter mobility with an epic adventure

Smarter Mobility Africa 2021

The most creative smarter mobility event in Africa

Asambe Mobility

Let's go Together

EBikes4Africa.org

Mobilising African Communities

Scooter

The future of electric mobility

Langa Bicycle Hub Showcase

Langa Bicycle Hub Showcase

ONE MOTO

Electric Vehicles

NeedEnergy

Using Data Intelligence to Provide Energy Solutions.

Synertics GmbH

Driving productivity in the mobility industry

SafariShare

An alternative to public Transport in Uganda

UcanShuttle

Automating Transportation for Enterprises, Transportation Companies and Commuters

EV ECOSYSTEM TECHNOLOGIES

Consulting company specializing in electric vehicles solutions

Easy Matatu

Redefining public transport throughout Africa

Walaa Long Distance Ride Sharing App

South Africa's biggest long distance ridesharing platform

EXPENDO!

We Make It Happen!

FIKA CLEAN MOBILITY

Electric Taxi (Boda Boda)

Twende Mobility

Peer to peer mobility network from Kenya to the world

RMOBILITY

Digital carpooling application in Benin

EV Charge

MiA AC Charge Station

Kiri EV

Leading the electric transportation revolution across Africa

Blue Ocean Ventures

Transforming science and engineering into scalable, equitable, and sustainable industrial solutions

New Electric Life

Bringing the first Electric Scooter, Motorcycle & Vehicle Renting Hub to South Africa, Africa & Europe !

My 62 – a product of Quick Tap Uganda

Seamless Public transport for all

Mobility “e” Innovation presented by EWI2 (Pty) Ltd

Affordable mobility in action

Zembo

The African Solar Motorcycle

LULA

Company Commuting in Africa the sustainable way

KOMIUTA

Africa’s Intelligent Mobility as a Service Platform

Moja Ride

Mobility-as-a-Service for emerging markets

Harmonise Yoga

A path to Self Expression, Healing and Balance