LIVE Q&A SESSION: Travel Post COVID-19 - Alternative views from leading academics | October 2020
Date: Thursday 15 October 2020
Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm AEDT Sydney & Melbourne, 11.30am Brisbane, 12.00pm Adelaide, 9.30am Perth, 2.30pm New Zealand.
Tickets: Free event - in collaboration with ATRF, ITE-ANZ & TAS
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Following on from the webinar on the 8th of October, join Professor David Hensher and Professor Graham Currie for a live Q&A session.
This follow up session brings together Australia's leading transport academics to discuss their ground breaking research on one of the most important questions in transport today; how will Covid-19 affect the future demand for transport in Australian cities.
If you missed the first event you can view the webinar recording and access their presentations below.
Prof David Hensher | Founding Director of the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies at The University of Sydney
Professor David Hensher is Founding Director of the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies at The University of Sydney. David is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences (FASSA), Recipient of the 2009 International Association of Travel Behaviour Research (IATBR) Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition for his long-standing and exceptional contribution to IATBR as well as to the wider travel behaviour community; Recipient of the 2006 Engineers Australia Transport Medal for lifelong contribution to transportation, recipient of the Smart 2013 Premier Award for Excellence in Supply Chain Management, the 2014 Institute of Transportation Engineers (Australia and New Zealand) Transport Profession Award, and the 2016 Award for Outstanding Research as part of the inaugural University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. In 2018 David was selected as one of 25 academics at the University of Sydney who have made a significant impact through engaging with industry and government (ranked one of 12 with High Impact). David is also the recipient of the 2019 John Shaw Medal which honours an industry champion who has made a lasting contribution to Australia's roads. He has published over 675 papers in leading international transport and economics journals as well as 16 books. David is Australia’s (and worldwide) most cited transport academic with over 58,000 citations of his contributions in Google scholar and a Scopus index more than twice any other transport academic. In 2017 MIT ranked David Hensher number 1 globally as a transport researcher, and number 6 on unique collaborations. David has had, since COVID-19, over 2,690,562 media cites. He is currently running a 2 year plus research project on working from home and implications for travel activity and revisions to strategic transport models. The project is partnered with iMoveCRC, TRM Qld, TfNSW and WADoT.
Professor Graham Currie FTSE | Professor of Public Transport, Director Public Transport Research Group, Monash University Australia
Graham directs the Monash University, Public Transport Research Group which in 2015 was identified as top group in Australia and in the top 3 research groups in the world in this area. Graham is Chair of the Light Rail Transit Committee at US Transportation Research Board and a member of the Research Advisory Board for Singapore LTA and the Swedish Centre for Research on Public Transport. He has won numerous research prizes including best paper; 14th World Conference on Transport Research and the William W Millar prize at the TRB conference (twice ; the only person ijn the world to ever have done this). Graham is an elected fellow of the Academy of Technology Science and Engineering. In 2020 Graham was awarded the Australian Transport Medal by the Engineers Australia, Transport Australia Society.