The Knowledge Summit 2023 focused on knowledge cities and the fifth industrial revolution (5IR), which represents a new era of human advancement through the integration of physical, digital, and biological systems. With the power of artificial intelligence, robotics, 3D printing, and other emerging technologies, 5IR is expected to have a significant impact on various industries, including health care, manufacturing, transportation, and energy.
November 22, 11:00 GST
The Future Of Urban Transportation
Guillaume Thibault, partner with Oliver Wyman’s Transportation and Services Practice, moderated this panel exploring the future of urban transportation, focusing on how consumer eco-consciousness influences transport choices, emphasizing electric public transit, government-backed EV adoption, and smart urban mobility solutions.
The session covered:
- The increased environmental consciousness among consumers and its implications on transportation preferences
- The importance of public transportation and its future with the implementation of electric buses and trains
- The role of government policies in accelerating the move to electric and driverless cars
- The imprelementation of smart city solutions for urban transport