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Sustainable public transport for social and economic development

PROGRAMME

08:00-08:40 REGISTRATION & REFRESHMENTS
08:40-08:45 Chair’s Welcome

08:45-09:05
09:05-09:25

Keynote Addresses:

Dr. Dayo Mobereola: Managing Director LAMATA
Planning and Delivering Sustainable Mobility in an Emerging Economy

Dr. Aminu Yusuf: Director General NITT
Human Capacity Development in Nigeria’s Public Transport: The Role of NITT

SESSION ONE 

 

09:25-09:45

 

09:45-10:05

 

10:05-10:25

 

 

10:25-10:35

Moderator: Dr. Tunde Arosanyin

Engr. Gbenga Dairo: Director of Public Transport LAMATA
Selecting the Appropriate Transport System

Kayode Khalidson: Urban Transport Coordinator NIAF
Creating an Effective Legal and Regulatory Framework for Successful Urban Transport Provision

Jose Tonato: Chief Urban Development Officer, AFDB
Financing Africa’s Urban Transport: Establishing Viable Public Private Partnerships

Q&A

SESSION TWO

 

10:35-10:55

 

10:55-11:15

 

11:15 -11:20

Prof. Babatunde Agbola: Director of Physical Planning, University of Ibadan
Effective Integration of Transport and Land-Use Planning

 James Aggrey-Annan: Country Manager, Sambus Geospatial Ltd
Using GIS Technology to Enhance Transport Planning, Road and Traffic Management

 Q&A

 11:20-11:40

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENTS BREAK

SESSION THREE

11:40-12:00

 

12:00-12:30

 

12:30-12:50

12:50-12:55

Ian McGrane: Associate Director, Integrated Transport Planning Ltd
Planning for Bus Mass Transit: – Understanding Your Customer, Know Your Market and Set Objective
Bus Operators Forum
Samuel Onyishi: CEO, Peace Mass Transit 
Babatunde Disu: Former MD, Lagbus Asset Management Company
Frank Nneji: CEO, ABC Transport Plc
Adeyemi Adeyemo: Head of Business Development, E-Purse Systems Ltd
The Future of Smart Ticketing and E-Payment Solutions in Nigeria:
Q&A
 12:55-14:00

LUNCH & NETWORKING BREAK

SESSION FOUR

14:00-15:00

 

 

State Government’s Project Updates
Moderated by Kayode Khalidson

FCT Abuja: Wilson Unogwu, Director, Mass Transit, FCT Abuja
Lagos State: Engr. Peter Akinwunmi & Dr. Desmond Amiegbebor, LAMATA
Kano State: Najeeb Abdussalam, Director KUTPO

15:00-15:15 NETWORKING & REFRESHMENTS BREAK

SESSION FIVE

 15:15-15:35

15:35-15:55

15:55-16:15

Adeseyi Sijuwade, MD, Nigeria Railway Corporation
Transforming Passenger Rail Travel in Nigeria

Kayode Olowu: CEO, Multi Modal Transport Technologies Ltd
Water Transport Infrastructure Development – Challenges and Opportunities

Niyi Oguntoyinbo: CEO, Metro Taxi
Changing the face of taxi services in Nigeria

16:15-16:35 NETWORKING & REFRESHMENTS BREAK

SESSION SIX

 16:35-17:45

 

Building ITS Capacity in Nigeria: The Opportunities and Challenges
Hosted by ITS Nigeria
Moderated by Dr. Desmond Amiegbebhor

Joshua A. Odeleye: Assistant Director, NITT
The Relevance of an ITS Society in the National ITS Infrastructure Development

Olayemi Dickson:Research Officer, National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM)
The Priority Areas for ITS Deployment in Nigeria’s Road Environment

Ayodeji Asaju: Assistant lecturer, Lagos State University School of Transport
The Role of ITS in Urban Traffic Gridlock Management

Q&A

17:45-18:00 Closing Remarks: Dr. Dayo Mobereola
18:00 End of Conference