Speaking


GSV
July 08, 2020

GSV-Dialog „Intelligentes Management von Menschenströmen“, Invited keynote and panel discussion, Vienna, Austria. (link)





EUROPEAN CITIES MARKETING
September 13, 2019

"An iterative approach to manage human mobility”, Invited keynote at the International Seminar on Innovation in Tourism Planning: Managing Capacity, Funding and Governance Strategies in Frequently Visited Places, Vienna, Austria. (link)





VIENNA TOURIST BOARD
May 05, 2019

"Novel Approaches for Managing Crowds in Tourism”, Invited keynote at the Workshop for the Visitor Economy Strategie 2025, Vienna Tourist Board, Vienna.





OPERATIONS RESEARCH
September 14, 2018

"A Data-driven Approach for Modeling and Managing Visitor Flows", Invited talk at the International Conference on Operations Research (OR 2018), Session on Crowd Modeling and Management, Brussels, Belgium. (link)





INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
August 17, 2018

"Transport Technology Pop-Up", Workshop with invited talk at the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Washington D.C., USA. (link)





WORLD BANK
March 22, 2018

"Industry 4.0 and Emerging Economies: The Future of Manufacturing-led Development and the Demand for Skills", Panel discussion at the Regional Innovation Forum for Europe and Central Asia, Bratislava, Slovakia. (link)





TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD
January 11, 2018

"Digitalization & Crowds – New Technologies to Understand and Manage Crowd Mobility", Invited keynote speech at the Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting (TRB2018), Workshop on ITS for Crowd Management, Washington, D.C., USA. (link)




November 17, 2017

"Autonomous driving. The first step towards a sustainable change in our society through Artificial Intelligence?", Panel discussion at the Urban Vienna 2017, Vienna, Austria. (link)




WALK 21
September 19, 2017

"Analysis and Optimization of Pedestrian Flows", Invited talk at the 17th International Conference on Walking and Liveable Communities WALK21, Pre-conference Workshop on Measuring Walking, Calgary, Canada. (link)




September 13-15, 2017

"Integrated Urban Mobility Systems", 10th Local Economic Development Forum Tbilisi, Georgia. (link)




MUNICH UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES
July 5, 2017

"Pedestrian Movements - Sensing, Simulating and Validating", Invited lecture at the Department of Computer Science and Mathematics (Prof. Gerta Köster), Munich University of Applied Sciences, Munich, Germany.




June 8-9, 2017

"Mobilität der Zukunft - zu Fuß: Forschungs- und Innovationsansätze, Technologie", XI. Österreichische Fachkonferenz für FußgängerInnen 2017, "Zu Fuß nachhaltig bewegt & sicher - Mobilität der Zukunft”, Klagenfurt, Austria. (link)




VIENNA BUSINESS AGENCY
May 31, 2017

Business Treff "Automatisiertes Fahren", Project-Pitch: TransportBuddy - Autonomous Vehicle to Support Active Mobility & auto.Bus Seestadt, Vienna, Austria. (link)




FREQUENTIS
March 23, 2017

"Analysis and Optimization of Pedestrian Flows, Human Factors and Persuasive Technologies", Talk at the AIT/Frequentis Open Think Tank, Vienna, Austria. (link)




TBILISI CITY HALL
December 5, 2016

"Smart City Training", Lecture at the Architecture Office of the Tbilisi City Hall, Tbilisi, Georgia.




June 16-17, 2016

"Herausforderungen für den Fußverkehr durch neue selbstfahrende Mobilitätsdienste", X. Österreichische Fachkonferenz für FußgängerInnen 2016, "Gut zu Fuß - nahmobil aktiv & sicher", Baden, Austria. (link)




VIENNA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
April 19, 2016

"Human Centered Design for Public Spaces", Invited lecture at the Vienna University of Technology, Institute of Urban Design and Landcape Architecture, Vienna, Austria.




EPFL
March 11, 2016

"A Unified Framework for Evaluating Microscopic Pedestrian Simulation Models", Invited talk at the Transport and Mobility Laboratory (Prof. Michel Bierlaire), École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland. (link)




November 19-20, 2015

"Dynamic Crowd Solutions in the Railway Area", 11th European Railway Summit organized by Business Circle and Österreichische Verkehrswissenschaftliche Gesellschaft (ÖVG), Vienna, Austria. (link)




NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
November 12, 2015

"Understanding Crowd Behavior in Public Space", Invited lecture at the Northeastern University, Public Policy and Urban Affairs Department (Prof. Dietmar Offenhuber), Boston, MA, USA(link)




WALK 21
October 22, 2015

"How simulations can help us to design walkable spaces that respond to human needs", Walk21 Vienna 2015, Vienna, Austria(link)




ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
September 17, 2015

"How to Use Technology to Understand Human Mobility in Cities?", “How to Use Technology to Understand Urban Infrastructure and Human Mobility: A Hands-On Guide" hosted by Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines. (link)




September 11, 2015

"How To Leverage Technologies To Improve Mobility?", Invited talk at the "Future of Tokyo" event hosted by Google and Mitsubishi Estate, Tokyo, Japan. (link)




UITP
November 25-27, 2014

"An Automatic Passenger Flow Control system for Mass Transport after Large Events", UITP Mena - 2nd Public Transport For Large Events Summit, Doha, Quatar. (link)




MIT MEDIA LAB
October 10, 2014

"Impact of Mobility on the Cityscape and its People", MIT Media Lab - City Science Workshop, Boston, MA, USA.




HEART
September 2-4, 2013

"Assessing the Design of Urban Transit Vehicles using Microscopic Simulations", hEART2013 - 2nd Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation, Stockholm, Sweden. (link)