04th - 06th November 2017 Hyderabad, India

Till date, 9 events of UMI have been held since 2008. The last event was held from 08th to 11th November 2016 at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar Gujarat. The theme for 2016 was “Planning Mobility for City’s Sustainability”. Approximately 4400 participants registered for the conference, including about 50 foreigners, comprising urban transport experts, practitioners, resource persons, researchers, scholars and senior government officials from India and from 24 foreign countries including the United States of America, Australia, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands, Singapore, Sweden. Switzerland, United Nations, etc. Representatives from 23 state governments, several urban local bodies, parastatals as well as academia, students, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and private sector participated in the conference. About 1% of participants were foreign nationals, 15% students, 36% from urban local bodies and 48% from other organizations. As part of the Conference, CEPT University, Ahmedabad coordinated the Research Symposium which was organized on 9th and 10th November, 2016 in which selected research work in the field of urban transport was disseminated through 20 presentations.

The 10th edition of UMI 2017 is scheduled to be held from 4th to 6th November, 2017 at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC), Hyderabad jointly with CODATU, a French organization and Govt. of Telangana. The theme selected for the Conference is on “Intelligent, Inclusive and Sustainable Mobility”. Current issues of national importance will be discussed through presentations from nationally and internationally distinguished speakers and panel discussions covering different aspects of urban transport. Proceedings of the conference along with presentations and photos will be uploaded after the event.


About CODATU

CODATU is a French organization which promotes sustainable urban mobility in the developing world. Since 1980, every 2-3 years, CODATU is organizing International Conferences on urban transport with the aim of promoting sustainable urban mobility policies in emerging cities. Each time, this event takes place alternatively in a city of Africa, Asia, Europe or Latin America. By organizing this Conference in cooperation with local and international partners, CODATU aims at bringing together academics, researchers, practitioners, local authorities, private sector and civil society to discuss persisting challenges and future opportunities, and to share experiences to boost international cooperation.


International Scientific Committee

For each conference, CODATU establishes a dedicated International Scientific Committee who supervises the Call for Abstracts and the selection of papers. This year, 160 abstracts have been received and around 50 papers will be presented during the Conference, on the topic “Transport for Inclusive Urban Societies”.

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