Autonomy Mobility World Expo 2024

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Take part in the first edition of the Territories & Decarbonised Mobility Award at the Autonomy Mobility World Expo.
 
Date March 20, 2024 
Venue Paris, Porte de Versailles
Application deadline 
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About the AutonomyTerritories & Decarbonised Mobilities Award 2024

The Territories & Decarbonised Mobilities Award is a prestigious competition designed to honor metropolitan areas that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to sustainable mobility. The award aims to highlight the achievements of areas, cities and regions that have developed innovative and sustainable transport solutions, improving the quality of life of their citizens while contributing to a greener, more connected future. The competition is structured around 6 categories. Each category focuses on a critical aspect of sustainable mobility.

Territories & Decarbonised Mobilities Award
In Numbers

1

Edition

5

Jury Members

7

Winners

18

Finalists

5

Media Partners 

5 Categories

Award for Inclusive mobility

Award for Transport Data & Innovation

Award for the promotion of new carbon-free transportation systems

Award for Mobility Infrastructure Development

Award for the decarbonization of last mile logistics

Category Details

Inclusive mobility Award

The prize is awarded to conurbations that stand out for their commitment to inclusiveness, offering optimal accessibility to their public spaces through an exemplary transport network. This contributes directly to social and environmental impact, promoting mobility for the entire population. As such, this category honors initiatives aimed at ensuring that citizens - whether they live far from urban centers, are senior citizens, disabled or simply want to get around conveniently - benefit from equitable access.
#inclusivity #accessibility #egality

Transport innovation Award

The award celebrates cities & regions that have distinguished themselves through their Innovative creativity and vision in the sector of transport. It highlights innovations that are revolutionizing mobility. This category honors communities that have introduced cutting-edge technologies, alternative transportation models or softwares  to improve the efficiency, safety and sustainability of travel, including digital innovations linked to artificial intelligence and data management.
#creativity  #artificialintelligence  #datamanagement

Award for the promotion of new carbon-free transportation systems

This category recognizes cities & regions that stand out for their commitment and communication to more environmentally-friendly modes of transport, and by investing in the electrification, shared mobility and multimodality. This category will examine the scale of the promotion of alternative modes of transport, while observing the tangible benefits resulting from initiatives to promote more sustainable mobility, including communication campaigns to raise awareness and encourage environmentally-friendly travel practices.
#Environmentally-friendlytransport  #Promotion  #Communication&awareness

Award for Mobility Infrastructure Development

This award highlights projects and achievements that promote smoother, safer and more sustainable mobility. This category honors communities that have invested in the construction of roads with car-sharing lanes, bicycle paths, public transport and electric vehicle charging stations and more to better meet the needs of their citizens. These infrastructures are designed to offer sustainable alternatives to the private car, reducing congestion, carbon emissions and journey times. These initiatives play a key role in creating more pleasant, environmentally-friendly communities.
#Infrastructureprojects   #Fluidmobility  #Reducetraffic

Supply chain decarbonization awards

In this category, we salute the efforts to improve the delivery and distribution of goods. This includes initiatives such as optimizing delivery routes, using electric or low-emission vehicles, and innovative delivery solutions such as shared logistics or smart collection points. These approaches reduce congestion, greenhouse gas emissions and delivery costs, while ensuring efficient distribution. 
#Smartcollectingfacilities  #Distributionofgoods  #Delivery

Who can apply ?

Cities, metropolitan communities, departments, regions... 

Organisations that have developed innovative projects in/for a city or an operator... 

Public transport authorities, Public transport operators, Public institutions involved in co-development mobility projects

Why participate?

Raise your voice: Showcase your innovations and share your entrepreneurial spirit Boost your image: Win the competition, gain visibility, and raise your profile worldwide Increase your media coverage: Increase your visibility with our media network

Selection Criteria 

Environmental impact

Assessment of the impact on carbon emissions reduction, air quality and preservation of the local environment. 

Quality and satisfaction

User satisfaction with our various achievements: punctuality, cleanliness, safety and efficiency. 

Innovation

Adopting technologies to revolutionize mobility, creating more connected solutions and simplifying life for citizens. 

Guest of honor

Sylvain Waserman

President of ADEME

Born in December 1967, Sylvain Waserman is a graduate of the Institut National des Télécommunications, the Institut d'Administration des Entreprises, an MBA from the Theseus Institute and ENA (2006-2008). He began his professional career with British Telecom Professional Services before joining Cegetel, where he held senior management positions from 1997 to 2005. In 2009, he became Managing Director of the local public company Réseau GDS (Gaz de Strasbourg) until June 2017, and launched the heat networks, biomethane and energy performance contracting activities to create a "territorial cluster for energy transition". 

At the same time, he was Mayor of Quatzenheim from 2008 to 2017, Chairman of the Ackerland Community of Communes from 2008 to 2013, then Vice-Chairman of the Kochersberg Ackerland Community of Communes from 2013 to 2017. From 2012 to 2015, he was also Co-Chairman of the Unis-Cité network, a pioneering civic service association. In 2015, he became Regional Councillor for the Grand Est region, chairing the Economic Development Commission from 2016 to 2017. 

Elected Modem deputy for Bas Rhin in June 2017, he is Vice-President of the National Assembly for 5 years until June 2022. During his term of office, he introduced two laws on associative commitment and the protection of whistle-blowers. He is also the author of a report on the transparency and ethics of lobbying, as part of his delegation on interest representatives. 

Sylvain Waserman was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of the French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) by decree on July 14, 2023. 

Jury President

Claire Baritaud

Directrice Politiques, Expertise et Programmation à la Direction de l’Engagement Societal

Claire Baritaud holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from CEMEF in Sophia Antipolis. She was awarded the external doctoral competition by the École des Mines de Paris in 2015 and has also completed the auditing program in Mobility and Territories at IHEDATE. With over 20 years of experience in the field of transportation and mobility, she spent four years at the General Directorate of Infrastructures, Transport, and Mobility at the Ministry of Ecological Transition and Territorial Cohesion. Currently, she serves as the Director of Policies, Expertise, and Programming at La Poste Group.

2024 JURY MEMBERS

Karen VANCLUYSEN

Secretary General | POLIS Network

Karen Vancluysen was appointed as Secretary General of POLIS in September 2014, after having been the network's Research Director for 8 years. Prior to that, she worked as network manager at ACCESS-Eurocities and as project manager at Langzaam Verkeer, a Belgian centre for mobility management. Since 1998, Karen has been involved in European urban transport networking and policy activities, and EU research and innovation projects covering a wide range of urban mobility topics. She has been a speaker and moderator at many high-level events in Europe and beyond, on a wide range of urban mobility themes approached from the perspective of cities and the governance of innovation. POLIS is the leading European network of cities and regions on urban transport innovation. For over 30 years already, members have been working together to develop and deploy sustainable and innovative urban mobility solutions for the city of today and tomorrow. 

Christophe GRUDLER

French Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and a member of the Renew Europe group

As a historian and journalist by training, his political commitment began at an early stage of his career. He is particularly active at the local level in his hometown, Belfort, where he has been elected as a local representative several times. Within the European Parliament, MEP Grudler serves as the Vice-Coordinator of the ITRE Committee (Industry, Research, and Energy) for the Renew Europe group. Christophe Grudler takes a keen interest in energy and industry-related topics, as well as in space and defence policies. He is currently the Renew Europe shadow rapporteur on the Net Zero Industry Act (NZIA), and previously served as a rapporteur for the European Parliament on the IRIS2 satellite program. He was also the shadow rapporteur for his group on the European Industrial Strategy, and on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED). Additionally, he is a member of the Foreign Affairs (AFET) and Security and Defence (SEDE) committees. Mr Grudler is the permanent Rapporteur for Renew Europe for relations with Switzerland and Lebanon. Finally, Mr. Grudler is the Vice-President of the Sky & Space Intergroup and President of a discussion group about the future of nuclear power in Europe.  

Veronica RAMIREZ DEL VALLE

Operations director | Smart City Cluster Spain

European Doctor of Science with training in Business Creation and Management of Innovative Companies from the San Telmo International Institute with 20 years of experience in innovation ecosystems and support for SMEs in their competitive positioning strategy. Since 2016, she has been working at the Smart City Cluster, a national alliance of smart cities industry, where she holds the position of Operations Manager, promoting cooperation between SMEs in the Smart City industry in response to the challenges of cities and territories. She promotes cooperation between SMEs in the Smart City industry in response to the challenges of cities. From the cluster, she has made a strong commitment to lead as a cluster the R+D+i that has to respond to the transformation of cities, having participated in more than forty industrial research and experimental development projects...

Roelof Hellemans

Secretary General MaaS Alliance

Roelof holds a MA in Logistics and Economics as well as Master Black Belt Six Sigma. Roelof worked at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol where he became responsible for Parking and Mobility Services. In this period he was effected with the Mobility-virus: How to impact the behaviour of people. At Schiphol he introduced the first parking reservation tool in EU, implemented Revenue Management on all Mobility Services and learned and set up Customer Experience focus to impact the user expectations and behaviours. After this exited period Roelof joined Amsterdam RAI venue to become responsible for Mobility and logistics of the venue before becoming Director Parking at the municipality of Amsterdam. He learned a lot about the government and public expectations. The last years Roelof set up multiple companies, advice government and private companies in MaaS solutions and directions and worked on implementation of a National MaaS Platform within the Netherlands. Right now Roelof is working for the MaaS Alliance, a Global Non-Profit organization that is facilitating all the stakeholders in the sharing of the knowledge and the deployment of the Open MaaS Ecosystem. Within the MaaS Alliance Roelof is the poster child for renewing the Global Mobility Framework to safe the future and minimalize our current impact.  

Nafissa GOUPIL

Editor in chief | Decisions Durables

Nafissa Goupil is founder and publishing director of Décisions Durables, the reference magazine for green growth and CSR for businesses and local authorities. Sustainable Decisions, for 15 years, has been offering its readers selective monitoring and imaginative and inspiring foresight to move the needle in sectors impacted by societal, environmental and digital revolutions: mobility, energy, real estate, food, health, etc. She has spent her entire career in the information and communication sector: Kompass International, Dafsa-Primark, then she created a communications agency specializing in sustainable development and CSR, before founding Décisions Durables, in 2009 .

Benoît Muller

Director | Lab Innovation SNCF Connect & Tech

A graduate of the Finance & Strategy master's degree from Sciences Po, he began his career within a corporate finance consulting firm. Before joining the SNCF Group in 2013, first within the Group's internal consulting firm, then by joining the SNCF Digital Department, where he was in charge of programs relating to the transformation of the company's data.