Carsharing Conference 2020//
May 28-29 in Vancouver

Shifting mobility. Driving change. Accelerating impact.
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2020 Program

Carsharing organizations, city officials, transportation planners, tech platform companies, insurance companies and others in the evolving shared mobility ecosystem are welcome to attend.

Call for research and presentations

You are invited to submit an abstract of your presentation for a plenary session or a research paper, to provide industry stakeholders with insight to help inform strategy and policy to future-proof the sector.
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Conference

Schedule


Wednesday

May 27

7 pm – 9 pm : Welcome gathering

Thursday

May 28

7:30 am : Registration and breakfast
8:30 am : Conference Day 1
5:30 pm : Sponsor Exhibits
6:30 pm : Evening reception


Friday

May 29

9:00 am : Conference Day 2
4:30 pm : Closing

Detailed

Program


May 28

Day 1

7:30 am : Registration and breakfast

8:30 am : Opening

9:00 am : Is carsharing having a mid-life crisis? The evolution of carsharing from infancy, adolescence and adulthood.

9:30 am : The personal car is still king: Getting past the constraints and on to a path of accelerated growth and impact.

10:45 am : Break

11:15 am : Collaborate, create and conquer: Roll up your sleeves in this interactive ideation workshop designed to develop a tangible action plan towards accelerated growth.

12:30 pm : Lunch

2:00 pm : Pecha kucha with purpose: An energetic session where you’ll hear best practices from CSOs around the world.

3:30 pm : Break

4:00 pm : Parallel sessions
A: Tech talk: Technology driven innovation for carsharing – what’s happening today, for tomorrow.
B: Think global, act local: How smaller CSOs can leverage hyper-local strategies to advance their mandate.

5:30 pm : Sponsor Exhibits

6:30 pm : Evening reception


May 29

Day 2

9:00 am : Integration innovates; Hear from TransLink, Vancouver’s transport authority, on their collaborative approach with carshare providers.

9:30 am : And the winner is… Hear from award-winning carshare cities. What are they doing right that others aren’t (yet!).

10:45 am : Break

11:15 am : The role of carsharing in a thriving transportation ecosystem.

12:30 pm : Lunch

2:00 pm : It’s all in the numbers: An academic perspective on carsharing, its impacts, limitations and opportunities.

3:30 pm : Break

3:45 pm : Electrifying our future: How to make the economics of EVs in carshare fleets work.

4:30 pm : Closing