14th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons
Europe, News, June 25 2015
LISBON: The 14th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 28 to 31 July 2015.
The 14th TRANSED conference will be hosted by Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), a prestigious school of Engineering, Science and Technology of the Universidade de Lisboa,
IST, well known by its short name Técnico, created in 1911, is the largest and most reputed school of Engineering, Science and Technology in Portugal.
Research and Development at Técnico is performed in institutes, research centers and research groups, among which CESUR, Centre for Urban and Regional Systems, at the Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Georesources, where the group of researchers hosting the Conference belongs.
The TRANSED 2015 International Conference has received the formal endorsement of representatives of all stakeholders, namely: Government, Public Administration, Foundation for Science and Technology, Universities, and Transport and Infrastructure Operators, who will support the conference in several aspects.
The main objective of the Conference remains to promote and encourage the development of transport services and systems that meet the needs of people with some sort of disability through the exchange and dissemination of knowledge and experience. Participants should expect to obtain information on new cases and experiences, new knowledge, new opportunities to cooperate, added value contacts to enhance their networks and last but not least return home with effective new knowledge development that will enable a more ambitious aim setting and manage for inclusive access for all types of temporary or permanent disabilities.