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Final Conference A.R.T.-Forum

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The reality check on automated mobility

27. & 28. September | UNIVERSUM Bremen

ART-Forum goes out with a bang! The 14 partners from six countries of the Interreg North Sea Region share the insights and results from the last years and let you know, what really is important concerning automated mobility. The EU-project adresses risks and opportunities with regard to the impact automated road transport could have on the cities/regiosn and society. ART-Forum stands for Automated Road Transport Forum and built awareness and capacity among public stakeholders, planners and decision makers.

Day 1: StARTing Workshop || Tue, 27.09. | 17:30 – 21:00

A.R.T we ready? Let us build our automated future!

Let's create A.R.T. while having a chat and a snack! We give our final conference a kickstart with an evening event where we combine a reception, networking, and co-creation. This interactive start will challenge you to work in small groups and have the chance to build an automated solution for the nearby future. Our venue, UNIVERSUM®, provides all the options for a creative workshop and great exchange. Join us and let's bring A.R.T. to life!

Day 2: Main Conference || Wed, 28.09. | 9:30 – 19:00

State of the A.R.T.! Keep dreaming or face reality?​​​​​​​

10.00    Welcome introduction         

              Dr. Maike Schaefer, Bremer Transport Minister & Project coordination, City of Bremen
​​​​​​​10.15    Autonomous vehicles and uncertain future - Ditte Bendix Lanng, Aalborg University  
10.45    Throwback: A.R.T. we ready? Let us build our automated future! 
11.00    Sessions panel I    
             Cities learning by doing – pilots in four countries

Cities of ART-Forum sharing lessons learned on implementing autonomous applications. Autonomous shuttles in Aalborg and Mechelen, driver licence for software in Groningen and digital regulation by data sharing in Bergen.

The ART of Simulation

Insights on specific aspects of automated road transport by modelling the future mobility with data from today.
​​​​​​​Partners: Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen and German Aerospace Center (DLR, Institute of Transportation Systems)

12.30    Lunch Break           
13.30    Sessions panel II

What does the future hold – State of the A.R.T.

Insights into current developments, possible pathways of development and stakeholder views, as well as a playful approach to experience the opportunities and risks of autonomous driving.
Partners: German Aerospace Center (DLR, Institute of Transport Research), Mobile Zeiten, Robert Gordon University Aberdeen

To pARTiciapte or not – that is the question?

Who’s the expert? Recommendations of professionals enlightened with opinions of the general public.
Partners: Mpact and

15.00    Coffee Break   
15.15    HUMAN-Experiment

How does it feel to be pART of an automated traffic? Imagine a busy intersection at the heart of a big city. Lots of pedestrians, cyclists, car drivers, trams and other mobility users pass this intersection every day. We let you act in this big city as automated traffic means of transport.    

16.00    Let's face reality: Be pART of the discussion

In this session, the Forum of A.R.T. will finally come to life. The experts of the A.R.T. Forum project will exchange arguments and visions with the public based on the outcomes of the project. There is no right or wrong in this conversation, only lessons learned.

17.00    Networking & Visiting UNIVERSUM 

We are looking forward to your participation​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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