Intertraffic announces first webinar next Tuesday 21 April on the Coronavirus impact
COVID-19 is impacting the world and a change in mobility habits is inevitable both in short term and longer term, making knowledge transfer now even more crucial.
The Intertraffic community needs to stay connected and continue to share stories, expert views and advice. So, Intertraffic is bringing you a free to attend webinar on the 21st April, which was the original opening date of Intertraffic Amsterdam.
Expert Carlo van de Weijer will interview three mobility professionals about the effect of the corona virus on mobility and on their organisation.
Intertraffic Amsterdam rescheduled
30,000 mobility professionals would have been heading off to Intertraffic Amsterdam next week. 900 exhibitors were ready to share their latest solutions and insights and a 120 session-strong Summit & Demonstration programme was lined up. However, the COVID-19 pandemic meant Intertraffic Amsterdam had no other option but to reschedule until next year 23-26 March 2021.
Although we have all found ways to work and meet remotely via Teams and Zoom, there is nothing that beats a spontaneous face-to-face meeting, a warm smile and a sense of camaraderie.
Introducing year round online activities: Webinar programme
In times like these sharing knowledge and creative ideas and initiatives is even more important. So Intertraffic will organise a number of online knowledge sessions and activities, kicking off with a webinar on Tuesday 21 April.
The webinar will highlight new aspects of the mobility transition, unexpected impacts and innovative remodelling and re-engineering concepts in changing times. Carlo van de Weijer will host this webinar interviewing Paul Speirs (PTV Group), Aurélien Cottet (Transdev) and Chris de Veer (Province of Noord-Holland and Amsterdam Metropolitan Area) on the latest developments and the impact of this crisis on the mobility industry.
Carlo van de Weijer: “In post-Corona era, will we experience a rapid return in the field of mobility towards long traffic jams, packed trains during rush hour and crowded airports? Or will our experience with conference calls make us finally decide to refuse to go back to blocked traffic. Or will some remaining fear of contamination make public transport and shared cars less popular and make people want to shift to individual modalities such as the bicycle and car? In any case we might see some trends to be leveraged by the crisis; I look forward to share the thoughts and knowledge of some experts during this webinar”
We hope you will join us online on the 21st of April. Meanwhile, stay safe, healthy and close to your loved ones!
Please look at the Programme and register here.