Introducing iRoute 2022
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Our Featured Speakers.
Odette Buntinx has extensive experience in passenger transport. As developer of new concepts she was co-creator of the first demand responsive transport systems (DRT) in Flanders at De Lijn.
Dr Brian Caulfield is an Associate Professor and Head of Discipline in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Trinity College Dublin.
Coordinator of the citizens' bus project in the municipality of “Oberes Glantal”. The Bürgerbus is a volunteer project. Citizens drive for citizens. We leave two days a week and pick up at the front door.
Gareth Makim is an Assistant Principal Officer in the Rural Strategy Unit of the Department of Rural and Community Development, with responsibility for the national rural development policy, across government.
Brendan Finn is an independent transport consultant, with over forty years of experience in the sector. He has worked extensively in Europe, Asia and Africa, dealing with institutional frameworks, organisation and operations of public transport systems.
Jim Power has worked as an economist in the private sector for over 30 years. He is owner manager of Jim Power Economics, an economic and financial consultancy, which he set up in 2009.
Tim is the Director of Public Transport Services in the National Transport Authority of Ireland. In this role Tim’s team has responsibility for managing the provision of all State subsidised bus, train and tram services in Ireland.
Since 2014, Martin Schiefelbusch is in charge of establishing and managing the Centre for New Public Transport Concepts at NVBW, the state mobility agency of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Andrea Lorenzini is a transport consultant working at MemEx since 2017. His areas of expertise include shared mobility and public transport, urban and rural mobility, smart cities and urban logistics.
Giorgio Ambrosino is the Managing Director of MemEx Srl an independent engineering company working in Urban mobility, Public Transport, Urban Logistics, and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS).
Lucie Kirstein is a transport researcher with several years of experience in policy advice with a focus on regulation, competition and energy.
Hildegarde Naughton TD serves as a Minister of State in two Irish Government Departments:- Department of Transport & Department of Environment, Climate & Communications.
Jackie Meally is General Manager of Ring a Link Rural Transport / Local Link delivering rural services in County Carlow, Kilkenny, South Tipperary, Wicklow and North Fingal.
Starting off as Business Development Executive, Internet Marketing Specialist and Marketing Product Manager before my “biggest and scariest move” – to the Family Business – JJ Kavanagh & Sons.