Transport Tech as Game Changer?


location 77 Harrington St, Zonnebloem | 10 AM Tuesday 24 May (SAST)

Is transport tech a game changer for the planet?

You are invited to a gathering of ‘transport minds’ in a unique occasion to network, exchange ideas and interrogate the state of low-carbon transport in South Africa generally and Cape Town in particular. From cycle lanes to app development, from the state of data to the state of the planet, this session will be an opportunity to engage and help one another envision and action a future of energy efficiency and changed transport behaviour.

When: 24 May 2016 from 10:00 to 12:00 (finger lunch provided afterwards)

Where: The Glass Box, 77 Harrington Street, Cape Town

Our guest speakers is Ms Yolisa Mashilwane, Head of Public Policy for Uber South Africa, who will shed light on the potential that technology holds to radically change how we move around our cities. A short panel discussion will follow.   There will also be an opportunity to wall-mount and display materials. Please contact us if you would like space to share some of your work.   Kindly let us know if you will be attending by clicking the button at the top.

Speakers

  • yolisa mashilwane

    Yolisa Mashilwane is the Head of Public Policy Uber South Africa. In this role, Yolisa focuses on stakeholder management and strategic advice on policy matters. Yolisa has been with the Uber since April 2016 and previously worked in the government sector as a Transport Planner, responsible for the World Cup Transport Plans and the implementation of what is commonly known as the Bus Rapid Transit Systems (BRT) amongst other things. Yolisa has a great passion for Public Transport and Public Spaces. She enjoys the challenge of educating people about the importance of public transport and its impact on people's daily lives. Yolisa has an honours degree in Transport from the University of Pretoria and during her spare time she enjoys running half marathons.

Hosts

  • OpenStreetsCapeTown

    OSCT is a citizen-driven initiative, working for streets which embed and generate respect for people, regardless of who we are or how we move. #OpenStreets

  • WWF South Africa

    WWF is a non-profit organisation whose purpose is to stop the degradation of the planet and aims to build a future where humans live in harmony with nature.

  • CapeTown Partnership

    People are the soul of the city. We work with partners to manage, develop & promote Cape Town as a more vibrant, liveable and soulful African city. Let’s talk.

Location

77 Harrington St, Zonnebloem

77 Harrington St, Zonnebloem, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa

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