Public Lecture Series of the Community Mobility

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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 digital-mobility@dsi.uzh.ch. We will send you the Zoom link approx. 48 hours before the event.

Program

 

March 4, 2021 (Host: Dr. Javier Hidalgo Carrio, Department of Informatics, UZH)

Autonomous Drones in the Renewable Energy Sector: A Success Story

Tom Sulzer, Co–Founder, Sulzer & Schmid Laboratories AG

 

March 25, 2021 (Host: Prof. Dr. Jess Snedeker, Institute for Biomechanics, UZH/ETHZ)

ZurichMOVE: Activity Counts

Armin Curt, Full Professor, Ordinarius for Paraplegiology, University of Zurich

 

April 15, 2021 (Host: Dr. Tumasch Reichenbacher, Department of Geography, UZH)

Mit Mobilfunkdaten zu besseren Mobilitätslösungen (in German)

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)

Digitalisierung – Der Schlüssel zur Mobilität der Zukunft (in German)

Daria Martinoni, PhD, Head SBB Region East, SBB

 

May 20, 2021 (Host: Prof. Dr. Jess Snedeker, Institute for Biomechanics, UZH/ETHZ)

Mobility in the Face of Fall Risk: the Case for Digital Solutions

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)

The ExoMars Mobility Subsystem for Roving and Walking on Mars

Pantelis Poulakis, ExoMars Rover Mobility System Engineer, European Space Agency, Automation & Robotics Section (Netherlands)

 

Organization:

UZH Digital Society Initiative / Community Mobility

Contact: digital-mobility@dsi.uzh.ch