Transport Summer Summit: The challenges, the new delopments - and the international transport sector

Transport Summer Summit 2017

Transport DTU invites you to join us on May 31 for the 2017 Transport Summer Summit at DTU from 9 am to 4:30 pm.

The event will display the future of transport and transport research, and hope to see many of our stakeholders from the general public, policy makers, and fellow researchers. 

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Join us for a day where we will highlight DTU’s wide range of transport activities and DTU’s role in shaping the future of transportation – in Denmark and internationally.
See the full programme here.

Transport Summer Summit DTU

Challenges, research and new developments within transportation, mobility and sustainability


Several keynote speakers have announced their arrival and we would like to mention:

  • Andreas Egense, Head of Department Sector Analysis, The Danish Road Directorate:
    How should we plan and prioritize cost intensive infrastructure when we are facing a very different future with autonomous vehicles?
  • Prof. Avishai (Avi) Ceder, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel) and University of Auckland (New Zealand):
    Public Transport Network Connectivity - Challenges and prospects for the future
  • Chris Zegras, Associate Professor MIT Transportation & Urban Planning (USA):
    How can we enhance mobility’s contribution to human development while reducing or eliminating the negative impacts?
  • Dr. Gerhard Nowak, Partner/Vice President at Strategy& - Part of the PwC network (Germany):
    New research and novel approaches to autonomous driving and assistance systems
  • Jesper Lok, Head of a Team for Maritime Growth (Det Blå Vækstteam - DK):
    Looking into the challenges of the sector and formulating solutions
  • Martin Mose Bentzsen, Ass. Professor, DTU Management Engineering:
    AI and Autonomous Vehicles: A moral deep dive into Autonomous Vehicles and Social Robotics 
  • Mogens Fosgerau, Professor , DTU Management Engineering:
    The future of Transport Policy Appraisal: is it time for a change and in what direction should we go?
  • Nigel Wilson, Professor at MIT, Director of the MIT Transit Research Programme (MIT Transit Lab):
    The Future of public transportation
  • Peter Sorgenfrei, CEO Autonomous Mobility (Semler Group - DK):
    The future of automotive transportation: Autonomous mobility, shared mobility and sustainability
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Kropf, Seniro Vice President, Automotive Technology and Automotive Systems Integration:
  • Planning of Infrastructure for Autonomous Vehicles

Dive into research
Experience a wide range of DTU's
transport research concentrated into to short sessions - that says it all without saying much!

  • Prediction Modeling and Google Data (Filipe Rodrigues, Transport Modelling, DTU Management Engineering)
  • Fail-safety for autonomous mobility (Poul Pop, DTU Compute)
  • Smart Cities, Behaviour and Space (Tessa Andersen, DTU Space)
  • Coupling Optimization with Prediction (Dario Pacino/Allan Larsen/Rune Larsen, Management Science, DTU Management Engineering)
  • Green Ships (Harry B Bingham, DTU Mechanical Engineering)
  • Autonomous Ships (Mogens Blanke, DTU Electrical Engineering)
  • Blue INNO Ships (Magnus Gary, DTU Business)


Experience the future of transport up close
Wind Turbine Racer Exhibit
Segway Tours
Electric Vehicles
Drive Now
Guided Tours
SAFEgreen Logistics
Meet the students
DTU Road Runner Exhibit
And much more to come....

Snacks with perspective
Delicious snacks and lunch from Meyers Madhus is served throughout the day.



Wed 31 May 17
9:00 - 16:30


DTU Management Engineering


DTU, Matematiktorvet, Building 303, 2800 Lyngby