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Women and Urban Mobility: Moving towards a better future

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Engineering Building

Building 401 Lecture Theatre 439

20 Symonds Street

Auckland, Auckland 1010

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Women and Urban Mobility is hosted at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Auckland by Dr Subeh Chowdhury (Lecturer in Civil Engineering). The workshop is an opportunity for transport professionals, researchers and advocates to come together to discuss the key issues faced by women.

The workshop is in two parts.

This registration is for the public morning seminar:



PUBLIC SEMINAR

Part 1 is open to EVERYONE (starting at 8:45pm to 1pm). Part 1 is a public seminar with women presenters who are experts and leaders in transportation. They will discuss some of the challenges women face with the current transport system. Speakers are from a wide range of backgrounds.Presenters include:

  • Dr Roselle Thoreau from the Ministry of Transport. She will be discussing what we know about how women move in New Zealand.
  • Professor Dory Reeves from the School of Architecture will be presenting on women and urban planning. Professor Reeves has a wealth of knowledge on how the urban environment can influence women's travel behaviour.
  • Liz Halsted is the Cities, Digital and Place Shaping Leader in Arup. Her background includes policy making, engineering and transportation planning.
  • Megan Barclay is the General Manager of Be Accessible. Megan's presentation will focus on the types of barriers women with disabilities face with the current transport system.
  • Dr Subeh Chowdhury specialises in travel behaviour of public transport users. The focus of her presentation will be effect of gender of public transport use.

Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

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