Busworld Academy North America 2020


 

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Opening Session - Sponsored by Prevost

Video Welcome from U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao
Video Welcome from Matthew Baldwin, Deputy Director-General for Mobility and Transport Coordinator for Road Safety and Sustainable Mobility, European Commission
Comments by Executive Director UN-Habitat 
 

CEO Panel: The State & Future of the North American Bus & Motorcoach Market - Sponsored by Motor Coach Industries

Keynote: Veerender Kaul, Frost & Sullivan
Moderator: Ben Blunt, Concord Coach Lines
Panelists: Roman Cornell, ABC Companies (Van Hool) 
Ian Smart, Motor Coach Industries (New Flyer)
François Tremblay, Prevost (Volvo)
Deniz Cetin, TEMSA
Ryan Popple, Proterra

Technological Challenges & Trends in Electric-, CNG/LNG- & Hydrogen Powertrains - Sponsored by ABC Companies

Moderator: Jan De Man, Busworld Academy
Panelists: Daniel Gage, NGVAmerica (National Gas Vehicles for America)
Erik Bigelow, Center for Transportation and the Environment
Becky Knox, Edison Electric Institute
JP Pelletier, Motor Coach Industries (New Flyer)
Dr. Gary Horvat, Navistar
Jeff Madura, Van Hool
Jean-Pierre Geelen, Yellow Window

Implementing Electric & Alternative Fuel Bus & Motorcoach Operations 

Moderator: Scott Bogren, Community Transportation Association of America
Panelists: Marc Vanhoutte, (Retired) Transdev (Amsterdam Airport Region)
Joachim Reinhard Danchell, Movia (Copenhagen)
Bill Deville, Capital Area Transit System (Baton Rouge)
Darryl Spencer, Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Malin Lindberg, Public Transit ity (Stockholm)
Darin Welt, Washington Metro Area Transit ity (Washington, D.C.)
Amy Cummings, RTC of Washoe County (Reno, Nev.)

Driver Hiring, Training & Monitoring Best Practices - Sponsored by Motor Coach Industries

Moderator: Don DeVivo, DATTCO, Inc.
Panelists: Dr. Peter Lawrence, Fairpoint Central School District
Dr. Geert Wets, Transportation Research Institute, Hasselt University (Belgium)
Luis Pedrero, Global Passenger Network (Spain)
Loretta Bitner, U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
Mauro Gaspar, SGM Meeting Solutions (Argentina)

Public & Private Cooperation & Coordination Between Cities, Transit & Private Bus Operators

Moderator: Charlie Zelle, Jefferson Lines
Panelists: Dr. Joseph Schwieterman, DePaul University
Anna Grönlund, Swedish Federation for Bus and Coach Operators
Scott Bogren, Community Transporation Association of America
Joachim Reinhard Danchell, Movia (Copenhagen)
Darin Welt, Washington Metro Area Transit ity (Washington, D.C.)

Autonomy & “Mobility-As-A-Service” in the Bus & Motorcoach Industry

Keynote & Moderator: Marko Javornik, Voyego by Comtrade
Mobility-as-a-Service Panelists: Marc Hofmann, CheckMyBus
Polina Raygorodskaya, Wanderu
Curt Simon, Omaha Metro 
Pierre Gourdain, Flixbus USA
Eric Reese, Bytemark, a Siemens Company
Autonomous Vehicles Panelists: Alberto Lacaze, Robotic Research
Dan Finley, Pacific Western
Jack Hall, Contra Costa Transportation ity
Brian Wynne, Association for Unmanned Vehicles International