The Oliver Wyman Forum Announces Inaugural Session of the Global Mobility Executive Forum on November 26 and 27, 2019 at Station F in Paris

Oct 22, 2019

Event organized with the University of California, Berkeley, and in collaboration of more than 50 partners

Under the high patronage of the President of France, 300 global mobility leaders, startups, public decision-makers and academic representatives will set the foundation for the mobility platforms of the future and create alliances to build mobility for the cities of tomorrow. A white paper published following the conference will be the cornerstone of this initiative

A new global ranking of the cities best prepared to adapt to the mobility of the future will be unveiled

PARIS…The Oliver Wyman Forum, in collaboration with UC Berkeley, is pleased to announce the inaugural session of the Global Mobility Executive Forum on November 26 and 27 at Station F, gathering global mobility leaders, startups, key public decision-makers and academic representatives to discuss “Building tomorrow’s mobility with data alliances.”

The President of France, Mr. Emmanuel Macron, attentive to the complex issues around the mobility revolution, has placed this important event under his high patronage.

This inaugural session will take place in the presence of Ms. Valérie Pécresse (Ile de France Region Chair), Mr. Jean-Eric Paquet (European Commission Director), Mr. Jeremy Yap (Deputy Chief Executive, Land Transport Authority of Singapore) and Mr. Eric Labaye (Ecole Polytechnique Chair).

Attending this event will be 50 executives of leading corporations, such as Bird, BlaBlaCar, BMW, BNP Paribas, Bouygues, Europcar Mobility Group, Orange, RATP, Siemens Mobility, SNCF, Transdev, Thales, and Volocopter (see complete partner list below). Eight plenary sessions and 20 breakout workshops will focus on the most critical issues. The goal of the forum is to encourage cross-player collaboration and build global mobility ecosystems. Following the event, an executive summary will be published.

Guillaume Thibault, Transport & Services Partner at Oliver Wyman Paris and Executive Director of Global Mobility Executive Forum Paris, says “The commitment of the event partners testifies to the importance of the game-changing shifts in the flow of people and goods engendered by the digital revolution, and the desire to meet these challenges by creating alliances to develop the mobility of tomorrow.”

A new global ranking of the cities best prepared to adapt to the mobility of the future developed in collaboration with UC Berkeley, will be unveiled during the forum.

“The city is the right arena to invent the mobility of the future as we move toward 2030 and witness the gradual emergence of competing geographical ecosystems;” indicates Professor Alexandre Bayen of the Institute of Transportation Studies of UC Berkeley.

The index is based on pioneering research covering several dozen indicators to encompass every form of mobility and aims to set a new standard of excellence in comparing global cities faced with tomorrow’s challenges.

The forum will also be an opportunity to honor 50 startups working on the mobility of tomorrow, with displays, presentations and workshops, as well as celebrate the two-year anniversary of Moove Lab, Station F’s benchmark startup acceleration program for the mobility sector.

In addition to the first Global Mobility Executive Forum held in Paris, the Oliver Wyman Forum will feature seven sessions across the globe, upcoming next in San Francisco, Dubai and London in 2020. A white paper will be available following the culmination of these events.

The event plenary sessions will be open to the press by advance reservation only (space limited) at gmefparis@oliverwyman.com by November 5, 2019.

Global Mobility Executive Forum, Paris Partners (non-exhaustive list)

Aéroports de Paris – Edward Arkwright, Deputy CEO

Bird – Patrick Studener, VP and Head of EMEA

BlaBlaCar – Frédéric Mazzella, Founder and President

BMW – Rainer Feurer, Senior VP Mobility and Energy Services

BNP Paribas Real Estate – Thierry Laroue-Pont, Chairman and CEO

Bombardier – Daniel Desjardins, Chairman Bombardier Transport

Bouygues Group – Olivier Roussat, Deputy CEO and President of the board of Bouygues Telecom

Clear Channel – Philippe Baudillon, President France and President of International Smart Cities

COFREX – Erik Linquier, CEO and Commissaire Général of Pavillon Français at Dubaï 2020

Cerema – Pascal Berteaud, General Director

Cyberlex – Elise Dufour, President – Gilles Rouvier, Vice President

École polytechnique – Eric Labaye, President

EDF – Marc Benayoun, Group Executive Director Clients and Services

ETH Zürich – Kay Axhausen, Professor

Europcar Mobility Group – Caroline Parot, CEO

European Commission – Jean-Eric Paquet, Directeur Général de la direction “Recherche et Innovation”

European Investment Bank – Ambroise Fayolle, Vice President

Fabrique de la Cité – Cécile Maisonneuve, President

Faurecia – Patrick Koller, CEO

Ferrovie dello Stato International – Filippo Scotti, CEO

Futura Mobility – Jean-Jacques Thomas, President

Geodis – Marie-Christine Lombard, CEO

Good Energy – Juliet Davenport, Founder and CEO

Ile-de-France Mobility – Laurent Probst, General Director

Inria – Bruno Sportisse, President and CEO

Keolis – Jean-Pierre Farandou, Executive Chairman

Lagardère Travel Retail – Dag Rasmussen, Chairman and CEO

Moovit – Nir Erez, Co-founder and CEO

Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition – Antoine-Tristan Mocilnikar, Ingénieur Général des Mines

Navya – Etienne Hermite, CEO

Octopus Electric Vehicles – Fiona Howarth, CEO

Oliver Wyman – Scott McDonald, CEO

Orange – Fabienne Dulac, CEO France

RATP Group – Marie-Claude Dupuis, Strategy, Innovation and Development Director

Région Ile-de-France – Valérie Pécresse, President

Renault Group – Arnaud Molinié, Senior VP Mobility services

Siemens Mobility – Sabrina Soussan, CEO

Singapore Land Transport Authority – Jeremy Yap, Deputy Chief Executive Public Transport, Policy and Planning

SNCF – Patrick Jeantet, CEO of SNCF Réseau and Deputy President of SNCF board

Société du Grand Paris – Bernard Cathelain, Board Member

ST Engineering – Augustine Syn, Senior VP Europe

Systra – Pierre Gosset, Chief Technical Officer

Thales – Philippe Keryer, Executive Vice-President, Strategy, Research and Technology

Transdev – Thierry Mallet, Chairman and CEO

UC Berkeley – Alexandre Bayen, Director of Institute of Transportation Studies

Volocopter – Florian Reuter, CEO

Wabtec Transit – Lilian Leroux, President

Zenobe – James Basden, Founder Director

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