London meeting  |  Agenda


Wednesday, November 9th 2016

Chadwick Building, Room G08 (entrance via South East Entrance)

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09:00                Registration

09:30 – 09:45   Welcome and opening, Prof. Pnina Plaut

09:45 – 11:30   “Social Media and Big Data analysis” Panel and discussion

Moderator: Prof. Pnina Plaut

 •Dr. Ed Manley (UK): Travel cards (Oyster)  (For presentation see the Forum section)

•Dr. Stefano Pensa (IT): Twitter and urban planning 

•Mr. Emmanouil Chaniotakis (EL): Facebook, 4SQ, Twitter & Transportation planning (For presentation see the Forum section)

•Dr. Ainhoa Serna (ES): Semantic analysis

•Dr. Peter Holecko (SK): Sensors of human mobility


11:30 – 12:00   Presentation and discussion: Real time travel data

•   Mr. Kenneth Bone and Dr. Odette Lewis : A Multi-Channel, Integrated, Real-Time Travel Data Assembly and Processing System


12:00 – 13:00   Lunch

13:00 – 17:30   Working Groups internal discussions (with a Coffee break at 15:00)

                        WG1 :  Social networks and travel behaviour analysis 

                        WG2 :  Scenario building and simulations 

                        WG3  :  Urban Analysis

                         WG4 :   Dissemination, uptake and policy measures 

18:30    Dinner   (Spaghetti House, 15 Goodge Street, London W1T 2PQ)


Thursday, November 10th 2016

09:30 – 10:30   Keynote and discussion: 

                        Prof. Michael Batty (UCL, UK): “A Science of Cities: Historical Precedents, Contemporary Challenges, Open Questions”

10:30 – 10:45   Coffee break

10:45 – 11:30   Report from WGs 

11:30 – 11:45   Towards Horizon 2020 proposals

11:45 – 12:30   MC meeting 

12:30 – 13:30   Lunch

13:30 – 15:00   Training school and STSM reports:

                      •Arch. Yuval Rubinstein (IL): Training school summary

                     •Dr. Jingya Yan (CH): The growth of Natural cities from the Nighttime Light data in Switzerland.

                     •Mr. Francisco Javier Diez de los Rios Mesa (ES): Study of the interpretation and decision making around mobility by different typologies of passengers.

                     •Prof. Silvana Stefani (IT): Opinion dynamics models and complex networks. 

                     •Prof Ana Margarida Barreto (PO): Predicting Changing Travel Behaviour. 

15:00 – 15:15   Coffee break

15:15 - 17:00   Internal work: Work Groups internal work – continue OR Edited book chapters writing in groups



Friday, November 11th 2016 

Progress in Transportation and Urban Analytics

Workshop in CASA