Program from the last CSA conference

Montreal 2017
2 days / 20 talks
Shaping the future of carsharing

May 18-19, 2017
Day 1

Thu, May 18
9 AM

Welcome and invitation

Megan Hansen
President of the Carsharing Association
9:20 AM

An exciting, innovative future ahead

Alain Flausch (UITP Secretary General)
Bodo Schwieger (General Manager, Team Red – Berlin)
Sharon Feigon (Executive Director, Shared Use Mobility Center – Chicago)
David Van Kesteren (CEO Cambio Belgium and Chairman UITP combined mobility platform – Belgium)
Kyle E Sabie (Corporate Rental Manager, Carshare Division, Enterprise – USA)
Patrick Nangle (CEO, Modo – Vancouver)

Moderated by : Kevin Mclaughlin

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Lunch break
1:30 PM

Cities and transit helping carsharing reach its full potential

Caroline Cerfontaine (Manager UITP combined mobility platform)
Guillaume Longchamps (Transportation planning advisor, City of Montreal)
Sidney Ribaux (Executive Director, Equiterre – Montreal)
Tim Barton (Senior Transit Planning Engineer, City of Vancouver)

Moderated by : Pam Cooley

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3 PM

The Carshare Mission

Jimena Pardo (CEO, Carrot – Mexico city)
Mohammed Mrani Alaoui (General Manager, Carmine – Morocco)
Shoshi Mizokami (Professor, Kumamoto University – Japan)

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4:20 PM

Mobility ecosystems and the business of carsharing

Cedric Mathieu (Director, Turo – Canada)
Stéphane Savouré (CEO, Koolicar – France)
Xavier Van Chau (Communication Leads, Uber – Canada)

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Cocktail and networking

Day 2

Fri, May 19
8:30 AM

Data is our friend – Research tells the carsharing story

Adam Cohen (Transportation Sustainability Research Center – Berkeley)
Grzegorz Wielinski (École Polytechnique de Montréal – Montreal)
Hadi Dowlatabadi , Michiko Namazu (University of British Columbia – Vancouver)
Nicolas Louvet (6T – Paris)

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10 AM

Sharing global policies – The future of carsharing

David Van Kesteren (President, Cambio Belgium – Belgium)
Justin Holmes (Director, corporate communications and public policy, Zipcar – USA)
Kyle E. Sabie (Corporate Rental Manager, Carshare Division, Enterprise – USA)
Marco Viviani (Vice-President, Strategic development, Communauto – Canada)
Peter Dempster (New market development manager, Reachnow – USA)
Tristan Sender (CEO, GoGet – Australia)
Jérémi Lavoie (Directeur Général Car2Go – Montreal)

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11:30 AM

What about small and medium sized markets?

Jean-Baptiste Schmider (General director, CITIZ – France)
Jennifer Dotson (Executive Director, Ithaca Carshare – Ithaca)
Wilson Wood (Director, Chief Sharing Officer, Vrtucar – Ottawa)

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Lunch break
2 PM

Aggregation platforms, Mobility as a service, Autonomous vehicles: They are here!

Arnd Baetzer (Board Member, Mobility CarSharing – Switzerland)
Catherine Kargas (Vice President, Marcon – Montreal)
Michel Stumpe (CEO, Free2move app – Berlin)
Sam Vermette (CEO, Transit App – Montreal)

Moderated by : Patrick Nangle

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3:30 PM

Keeping up with carsharing technology evolution. What’s the next best thing?

Alexandre Thibault (Vice President, Business Development North America, Vulog)
Eric Lapointe (CEO, ETL electronique)
Peter Soutter (CEO, Good Travel Software)
Rui Avelãs (Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Mobiag)

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4:30 PM


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