WDYTYG Session 1 – Directions of Travel

Three sections to this updated post:

  • Session Agenda
  • Presentations
  • Replay of Live blog

Session Agenda

  • 10:30:   Housekeeping – Hannah Bryan, Newcastle University
  • 10:35:   Welcome to Hoults Yard – Charlie Hoult
  • 10:40:   Introduction to the day – Phil Blythe, Newcastle University
  • 10:45:   Introduction to SIMM – John Polak, Imperial College London
  • 10:50: Live Blog and Tweets during the event – Justin Souter, Souter Consultancy
  • 10:55:   Session 1 – Directions of Travel, Chair – Eric Sampson, ITS (UK)
    • Digital Transport – Nick Illsley, Chief Executive, Transport Direct
    • Digital Economy – James Burke, lovle Ltd
    • How far can you go? The Twitch-Hiker’s tale – Paul Smith
  • 11:55:   Open debate on Session 1
  • 12:25:   First review of activities on digital and analogue blogs


Justin Souter

Nick Illsley

James Burke

Live Blog

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3 Responses

  1. Good point from Nick on the need for digital transport in urban areas.

    He is an analogue – not a Hannahlogue.

    Random thoughts – all in favour of those.

  2. Good point about devolution of power to the local region.

    What will digital devolution mean for regional transport. Would that be the end of a National Transport Directs?

    Nick suggests nation states are not needed in a digital age. What would happen to civil servants?

  3. […] thought James was right on the money with this presentation, which probably isn’t as good as it was in the flesh: 2. James Burke, Lovle ltd – Digital Economy View more presentations from […]

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