It has been nearly two years since the pandemic, large parts of the world are emerging from lockdown and slowly restarting the economy. City centers which have been eerily deserted are starting to show signs of life. Even with offices, restaurants and shops reopening, it is obvious that things are far from being back to normal. The experience of lockdown, with its limitations to urban mobility, has underlined a new important aspect of the issue of proximity applied to urban everyday life.
Nevertheless, the questions are for how long the recovery will take, what the next normal will look like, and what this means for our transportation, urban model/design, mobility systems, road safety as well as socio-economic characteristics and environment impacts such as decarbonization remains unclear.
In response to this, Asian Transportation Research Society (ATRANS) in collaboration with International Association for Traffic and Safety Sciences (IATSS) joint organizing 14th ATRANS Annual Conference on “Transportation for a Better Life: Future Potential of Transportation and Urban Model Post COVID Era” in searching for potential policy measures for this uncertain future.
9:00 – 9:10 Introducing and welcoming Message
Executive Director, IATSS
9:10 – 9:20 Welcome Message
Minister of Finance, Thailand
9:20 – 9:30 Opening Remark
ATRANS Honorable Advisor, Nihon University, Japan
Moderator of Session 1
Chairman of RIRS and Emeritus Professor, University of Tsukuba and visiting professor at Nihon University, Japan
10:20 – 10:40 Speaker 1: “Smart Cities in Japan: Achievements and Challenges”view document
University of Indonesia, Former Deputy Governor of DKI Jakarta for Trade, Industry and Transportation, Indonesia
10:40 – 11:00 Speaker 2: “Thriving with Transport and Urban Systems in Post Covid Era: Indonesia Perspectives”view document
President, Bellwether Advisory Inc., The Philippines
11:00 – 11:20 Speaker 3: “Public Transport Reforms: A Journey on Three Axes of Competition, Ownership, and Regulation”view document
Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
11:20 – 11:40 Speaker 4: “Urban development and mobility in Thailand post-Covid: Whither are we bound?"view document
ATRANS Board, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Moderator of Session 2:
Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo, Japan
13:10 – 13:30 Speaker 1: “Benefits and Problems in Digital map for Autonomous Driving: From Our Research Experiences”view document
Senior Executive Vice President, Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, Thailand
13:30 – 13:50 Speaker 2: “Digital Transformation in Smart Mobility”view document
School of Integrated Innovation (ScII), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
13:50 – 14:10 Speaker 3: “Case studies and challenges in real-world deployment of digitization platform in Smart Mobility”view document
National Energy Technology Center (ENTEC), Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation
Moderator of Session 3:
Economic Affairs Officer, Transport Research and Policy Section, UNESCAP
14:35 – 14:55 Speaker 1: “Transport Policies to support Climate Action in Asia”view document
Project Director ‘NDC Transport Initiative for Asia‘ Climate Coordination (2410), Asia/Pacific, Latin America/Caribbean, GIZ, Germany
14:55 – 15:15 Speaker 2: “Zero Carbon Transport by Mid Century – Rhetoric or Reality?”view document
Assistant to the President for Sustainability, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand
15:15 – 15:35 Speaker 3: “Decarbonizing road transport to Zero-emission pathways for electric vehicles (EV)”view document
Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Thailand
17:20 – 17:30 Speaker 5 & Moderator of Session 4: “Thailand Road Safety Related to Global Road Safety Plan”view document
Graduate School of Education, The University of Tokyo, Japan
16:00 – 16:20 Speaker 1: “Traffic Safety Education for Young Road Users: Implications from the IATSS Project in Cambodia”view document
Chairman, Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Juntendo University, Japan
16:20 – 16:40 Speaker 2: "Sleep apnea as a health-related cause of accidents"view document
Research & Evaluations Lead, Safe System Solutions Pty Ltd., Australia
16:40 – 17:00 Speaker 3: “Road Safety Leading & Management: Transferring Learnings from Australia”view document
Ubonratchathani University, Thailand
17:00 – 17:20 Speaker 4: “Understanding Traffic Safety Culture of Thai Youngsters”view document
ATRANS Hiyari Map is a road safety application designed to introduce and educate people about the difference between a risk spot and a dangerous spot on the road, as well as to encourage everyone to share those spots near their homes or anywhere by pinning them on the app's map.
Risk spot is the spot that can lead to danger.
Dangerous spot is the spot that people has ever been accident and people died by the way.Visit Here
ATRANS Media has just create by under Asst. Prof. Dr. Varameth Vichiensan's project in 2021. Then Asian Transportation Research Society begins to create our social media for Road Safety Study for the first time.
Now we have 4 channels for our activities via below buttons:Visit Facebook Visit TikTok Visit Clubhouse Visit Youtube Visit Twitter
and was established to provide research grants to its members to conduct researches on transportation, traffic safety, issues related to transportation problems, energy and environment. Since 2007 up until present, ATRANS has granted 17 research projects. The summary report of ATRANS research projects can be downloadable via its website.