UITP MENA Division Meeting & Seminar



  
  
 
 
  • Seminar
19/02/2019
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19/02/2019
Jeddah
  • Saudi Arabia

About: 

Several major public transport initiatives are underway in Saudi Arabia, including mega public transport projects in Riyadh, in addition to progressive development in regulation and policy. The event is kindly hosted by Public Transport Athority of KSA. The PTA has emerged as an effective and leading public transport authority setting a successful example in the MENA Region and beyond. 
The UITP MENA Division meeting (previously called Assembly) is a gathering of all UITP members in the region that takes place every two years. The meeting highlights the work of UITP in MENA and is also complimented by a seminar. As part of this tradition, the seminar with participation from regional and international stakeholders provides a platform for members to share experience, network, and learn about emerging issues affecting public transport. The seminar provides an excellent opportunity for the KSA to showcase recent achievements and discuss the latest challenges faced by KSA.  
 

Programme: 

8:30 – 9:00    Registration and Welcome Coffee

9:00 – 9:40    Opening Ceremony

  • Rumaih Al Rumaih, President, Public Transport Authority, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Khaled ALHOGAIL, Chairman UITP MENA, MD and CEO Saptco, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Keynote Speech:  Mohammed Mezghani, Secretary General UITP , Brussels, Belgium
  • Sponsors Recognition

 

9:40 – 11:00  Division updates 2017 – 2018   

  • Introduction:
  •                            Khaled ALHOGAIL, Chairman UITP MENA, MD and CEO Saptco, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Achievement in 2017 – 2018 and plan for 2019- 2020 :

Ayman Smadi Director UITP MENA & CTE Director

  • UITP Global Updates and Upcoming Activities :

Jerome PourBaix, Senior Director Global Growth, UITP Brussel, Belgium

 

11:00 – 11:20     Coffee Break

 

11:20 – 1:00     Saudi Public Transport Projects Updates

 

1:00 – 13:00     Lunch

 

13:00- 14:20    Changing Landscape of Urban Mobility

14:20 – 14:40   Coffee Break

 

14:40 – 15:00   How to make it work?

  • Organization
  • Regulation
  • Financing

 

15:00 – 15:30  Wrap up and Closing

15:30 – 17:30  Technical Visit to Haramain high Speed Railway 

Registration: 

 

 

Member

300 €

Non-member

400 €

Member « developing nations »*

250 €

 

Please register online or contact dure.shewar@uitp.org .

Practical information: 

Contact Person:

Dure Shewar 

Event & Training Manager UITP MENA Office

dure.shewar@uitp.org

Phone: +971 544113471

 

Visa:

For Visa information please contact 

Maryam George 

Office Assitant UITP MENA Office 

Maryam.George@uitp.org

Phone:   +9714 2905584

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