Polis members' attendance at the forthcoming 4th European Conference on Sustainable urban mobility planning (SUMP) on 29-30 March in Dubrovnik

The program of this 4th edition of Europe's largest Conference on Sustainable urban mobility planning is very rich and promises to offer a variety of approaches at multiple parallel sessions.

The Polis network is well represented by several of our members. We hope that we have not overlooked any of them in the program overview.

Wednesday, 29 March

Opening Plenary Session

Marianne Thys, Brussels Capital Region "Goods transport: a key component of urban mobility"

Session A2: SUMPs for cities with very large numbersof tourists (Moderator: Florinda Boschetti, Polis)

  • Urban Mobility planning and tourist flows in the city of Rome - Francesco Iacorossi, Roma Servizi per la Mobilità

Session B2: National programmes to support SUMP development and implementation

  • SUMP policy framework in Flanders, Belgium: more than 15 years of experience and improvement - Dominique Ameele, Flemish Region

Session D2: Low cost, big impact measures and how toconvince politicians that they are worthwhile

  • How to sell the SUMP idea - good and bad practice in Budapest - Tünde Hajnal, BKK - Budapesti Közlekedési Központ (Centre for Budapest Transport)

Thursday, 30 March

Opening Plenary Session

  • Christophe Najdovski, Deputy Mayor of the City of Paris, France "The sustainable urban mobility policy of Paris"

Session B4: Intelligent technology in urban mobility – how IT solutions can help to achieve SUMP objectives

  • Data as an asset: an open platform for transport data in Madrid - Sergio Fernández Balaguer, Empresa Municipal de Transportes de Madrid (EMT)

Session D4: How does the idea of SMART Cities fit tothe SUMP approach? (Moderator: Karen Vancluysen, Polis)

  • Integrated governance and financing tools to boost smart innovation - Karen Vancluysen, Polis

The final conference program is available here.