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We wanna MOVE!- Opening the door on future mobility research - Inspire Talks February 18th 2021

Updated: Sep 17, 2021

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Despite being constrained with COVID19 restrictions there will come a time when we can freely move again. In that future, new and exciting means of experiencing mobility will become available. In this month's Inspire Talks we take a glimpse on what research is happening in the Royal College of Art, The University of Tokyo and Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design to explore these futures.

Date and Time: February 18th (Thursday) 19:00 - 20:30 hrs (JST) 10:00 - 11:30 hrs (GMT)

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We'll let you know a Zoom link for participation via Peatix nearer the date.

Participation Fee: Free

Translation: Japanese will be simultaneously translated into English.

Nakano Kimihiko, who studies human-oriented mobility engineering at the Institute of Industrial Science at The University of Tokyo, will present his research on the future of communication between humans and vehicles.

From the Intelligent Mobility Design Centre at the Royal College of Art, Jiayu Wu will talk about her studies on user experience for transportation services, new mobility solutions, and future design predictions for alternative vehicle types and technologies.

We are also privileged to have a speaker from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem, Ronel Mor, who will jointly present a collaborative project with Yuri Klebanov from the DLX Design Lab, on the communication patterns between humans and public transport automated vehicles.

A casual talk session among the four speakers will follow moderated by Kentaro Honma from the Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo.

Looking forward to see you there!


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