Breakfast seminars at ITRL
Curious about what’s going on in the world of integrated transport?
ITRL regularly hosts breakfast seminars on themes relevant to our research. We bring together exciting speakers from academia, companies and governmental organisations to present new ideas, research results, and cutting-edge know-how on the disruptive shifts that the transportation sector is undergoing. Themes for the seminars are centered around ITRL's research areas and focus on the future of sustainable transportation and its implications for policy and technical development.
Past Seminars - 2022
What's the point of 6G?
The Move To The Car-friendly City: How Did It Happen and What Can Be Learned
Per Lundin, Professor at Chalmers.
Societal impacts of self driving technology
Erik Almlöf, PhD student at ITRL.
Turning down the volume: Noise and its impact in urban environments
Romain Rumpler, researcher at KTH.
Digitalised transportation, from vehicle development to traffic management
Annette Hultåker, Senior Data Scientist at Scania.
How can “yellow vests” be avoided? Factors affecting citizens’ acceptance of climate policy
Sverker Jagers, Professor in Political Science at University of Gothenburg
Past Seminars - 2021
Future Battery Recycling
Marcus Martinsson, Business Area Manager Batteries, Stena Recycling, Christoffer Wahlborg, Head of Key Accounts – Automotive, Stena Recycling.
Imagination, implementation, implication Towards an introduction of driverless trucks in Sweden
With moderator Anna Pernestål, and speakers Albin Engholm, PhD Student at ITRL, Peter Smeds,Senior Advisor at the Swedish Transport Administration, and James Cooper, Business Owner Autonomous Hub-to-hub at Scania.
The Future of Public Transport Webinar: Bus drivers' view on self-driving buses
With speaker Alexander Paulsson, Senior Lecturer at Lund University and Project Leader at K2.
A modern public transport solution: Lessons learnt from self-driving buses in Barkarby
With speakers Daniel Sjöström, Business development at Nobina, Håkan Karlsson, Business development at Trafikförvaltningen SL, and Yusak Susilo, BMK Endowed Professorship in Digitalisation and Automation in Transport and Mobility System
One year later: How Covid-19 changed the landscape of transportation. With moderator Philip E. Paré (Purdue University) and ITRL researchers Erik Almlöf, Elisa Bin, Claudia Andruetto, and Liselotte Mulder.
Make way for the wealthy? Autonomous vehicles, markets in mobility, and social justice. With invited speakers Prof. Robert Sparrow & Dr Mark Howard.
Automated Vehicle Traffic Control Tower: Towards safe and connected transport systems. Panel discussion with Johan Holmqvist (Carmenta), Per-Olof Svensk (Trafikverket), Pietro Lungaro (KTH), Christian Grante (Volvo), Stig Persson (Ericsson).
Past Seminars - 2020
How can we understand electric roads? Panel discussion with Karin Ebbinghaus (Elonroad), Magnus Höglund (Scania), Gyözö Gidofalvi (KTH), Maria Bratt Börjesson (VTI/Linköping University), Mats Engwall (KTH), Björn Hasselgren (KTH).
Key barriers in MaaS development and implementation: Lessons learned from testing Corporate MaaS (CMaaS) by Mia Xiaoyun Zhao & Mia Hesselgren, both post-doc researchers at ITRL, KTH.
An overview of transport system resilience by Erik Jenelius - Associate Professor Public Transport Systems and head of the Division for Transport Planning at KTH.
Mobility Ecosystem Sprawl: Innovating for Decarbonization (9/6)
Liridona Sopjani (KTH)
How can gaming technology be used to better understand, communicate and implement future transportation? (19/5)
Christer Lindström (CEO 4Dialog and co-founder of the International Institute of Sustainable Transportation)
Will public transport be relevant in a self-driving future? (21/4)
Erik Almlöf (ITRL/Stockholm Public Transport Authority)
Sustainable Urban Innovation: The Promise and Peril of Laboratories, Experiments, and Testbeds (24/3)
Andrew Karvonen (KTH)
When Walking Becomes Wandering Enriching Automated Travel Diaries Using Biometric Information (18/2)
Robin Palmberg (ITRL) and Emilia Schwertner (KTH)
Past seminars - 2019
Autonomous Shuttles in Public Transport
Lars Polgren, Nobina
Preparing for Autonomous Electric Truck Operations: How a More Sustainable Future Can Become Reality
Benjamin Kickhöfer, Einride
Supporting Automation with an Automated Vehicle Traffic Control Tower
Frank Jiang, KTH
Disruptive Innovations and Business Models
Rami Darwish, ITRL
Future Scenarios for the Digitalized Freight Transport Sector
Albin Engholm, ITRL
Analysis of the transition to electric buses in the Stockholm Region in a system perspective
Anna Forsmark, SLL & Johan Böhlin, SLL
4G and 5G for future connected transport systems – an outlook
Håkan Olofsson, Ericsson
Governing strategies for MaaS in Nordic Cities
Kelsey Oldbury (VTI), Jacob Witzell (KTH), Karolina Isaksson (VTI)
Driverless and sustainable? The future of road freight transport
Håkan Schildt, Scania/Anna Björkman & Yuri Joelsson, Master thesis students at Trafikverket & ITRL
Past seminars - 2018
NOTGLTY: About travel behaviour changes and electric vehicle adoption
Joram Langbroek, researcher e-mobility ITRL
Future of connected and autonomous vehicles and potential threats to public transport systems
Professor Iain Docherty
Digitalization and Connectivity – new possibilities and challenges for the automotive industry and the academia
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Harald Ludanek
KTH Hyperloop: design concept for the SpaceX pod Competition 2019
KTH Hyperloop team
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Results from master theses @ITRL 2018
Smart mobility policy - understanding the discourse
Karolina Isaksson, senior research leader in Planning and decision making processes at VTI & Jacob Witzell, PhD Student in Planning and decision analysis at VTI and KTH.
Green logistics, opportunities and challenges for sustainable logistics
Maria Huge-Brodin, professor in environmental logistics, Linköping University
Inductive bus-charging - what happens when we cut the cord?
Maria Xyla, Energy Systems Analyst, Sweco
The future of self-driving vehicles and shared mobility - a psychological perspective
Margareta Friman, Professor of Psychology, Karlstad University
Designing car-sharing: learnings from KTH Mobility pool
Jenny Janhager Stier, PhD, senior researcher at Integrated Product Development at the School of Industrial Engineering and Management at KTH, Mia Hesselgren, PhD Candidate in Design and Sustainability at the School of Industrial Engineering and Management at KTH.
Autopiloten, Sweden’s first self-driving bus
Anna Pernestål Brenden, director of Integrated Transport Research Lab, Peter Hafmar, managing director of Nobina Technology Sweden
Cyber Security in Connected and Automated Vehicles
Robert Lagerström, associate prof. in software systems architecture and security at KTH
Technology Transitions — How Do They Happen?
Emrah Karakaya, assistant professor at the department of Industrial Economics and Management (INDEK), KTH
What will blockchain technology mean for mobility as a service?
Patrik Andersson, M.Sc. in Management and Economics of Innovation & Joel Torstensson, M.Sc. in Complex Adaptive Systems.
Ideas for the sustainable road - 11 vehicle concept ideas
Per Gyllenspetz, Gröna Bilister