Interdisciplinary Public Lectures – Spring Term 2021
Society on the Move: The Digital Transformation of Mobility
Progress of digitalization has been affecting mobility related aspects of individuals, society, and systems. Associated promises range from the improvement of citizen well-being, economic efficiency gains, more sustainable livelihoods, to opening up new extra-terrestrial endeavours.
In this lecture series both, scholars and industry representatives will offer their perspectives on questions such as: What challenges and potential pitfalls are associated with the digitalization of mobility? Will we become too dependent on technology? How can these developments be beneficial to society?
Thursday, 18:15 - 19:45 – Online
The events are open to the public, free of charge and take place digitally via Zoom.
Please register by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will send you the Zoom link approx. 48 hours before the event.
March 4, 2021 (Host: Dr. Javier Hidalgo Carrio, Department of Informatics, UZH)
Tom Sulzer, Co–Founder, Sulzer & Schmid Laboratories AG
March 25, 2021 (Host: Prof. Dr. Jess Snedeker, Institute for Biomechanics, UZH/ETHZ)
Armin Curt, Full Professor, Ordinarius for Paraplegiology, University of Zurich
April 15, 2021 (Host: Dr. Tumasch Reichenbacher, Department of Geography, UZH)
Rahel Stöckli, Business Development Executive, Teralytics AG
Luciano Franceschina, CTO and co-founder, Teralytics AG
April 29, 2021 (Host: Dr. Tumasch Reichenbacher, Department of Geography, UZH)
Daria Martinoni, PhD, Head SBB Region East, SBB
May 20, 2021 (Host: Prof. Dr. Jess Snedeker, Institute for Biomechanics, UZH/ETHZ)
David Bruce Matchar, Inaugural Director of the Programme in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Medical School (Singapore)
June 3, 2021 (Host: Dr. Javier Hidalgo Carrio, Department of Informatics, UZH)
Pantelis Poulakis, ExoMars Rover Mobility System Engineer, European Space Agency, Automation & Robotics Section (Netherlands)
UZH Digital Society Initiative / Community Mobility