Meeting in Bucharest - Agenda

5MC & WGs meetings


 “Ion Mincu" University of Architecture and Urbanism

"Frescelor Hall"

Bucharest, Romania


09:00  - 09:30    Registration

09:30 – 10:00    Opening 

10:00 – 10:45    Keynote and discussion:

•Prof. Juan Carrasco (Universidad de Concepción, Chile) "What social network are we gathering? Some challenges on personal network data collection and analysis"

 10:45 – 11:15   COST & Mind-SETS Stakeholders Workshop Summary

•Prof. Laurie Pickup (RO) : Mind-sets approach

•Ms. Lucia Cristea (RO): Stakeholders workshop: summary.

 11:15 – 11:30   Coffee break

11:30 – 12:30   Comparative Survey preparation

•Mario cools (BE) : "The role of culture on travel behaviour: preliminary evidence in Belgium" 

•Preparations for the survey: assembly discussion

12:30 – 13:30   Lunch

13:30 – 15:45   WGs meeting

15:45 – 16:00    Coffee break 

16:00 – 17:30   MC meeting




09:00 – 10:30   STSM presentations 

•Matthew Hanchard (UK): Location-based services and urban navigation: a qualitative investigation of transport use in Oslo.

•Patricia Melo (UK):   Home‐Based Telework, Residential Location and Intra‐Household Dynamics.

•Helen Carter (DK): Young Peoples\` Mobilities, Socio-Spatial Networks and Urban Space.

•Reza Farahbakhsh (FR): Enhancing Urban Mobility by Leveraging Various Data Sources.

•Rumana Sarker (AT): The use of social media in public transport to understand the passenger preferences.

•Maria del Mar Alonso (ES): Use of social networks on travel decision making.


10:30 – 10:45   Coffee break

 10:45 – 12:00   WGs meeting 

 12:00 – 13:00   Lunch 

 13:00 – 16:00    Young researcher's session / Parallel WGs meetings

•Fariya Sharmeen (NL): Dynamics of Social Networks and Activity Travel Behaviour.

•Emmanouil Chaniotakis (EL): Connecting Social Networks and Mobility through Social media.

•Sabri Khouri (IL): Social Networks and the City: the influence of social networks information on the creation of new mental maps of cities.

•Anniki Puura (EE): Patterns of co-presence in geographically distant relationships.

•Peter Holecko (SK): Optimization of channel access in wireless sensor networks.

•Arnaud Adam (BE): The Brunet project: a new look within the metropolitan area of Brussels.

•Lien Bakelants (BE): Spatial and social inequalities in job accessibility – A case study in Belgium.