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Behavioural Science in Transport

Seminar

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This free-to-attend seminar will introduce behavioural science and insights, indicating the huge scope for applying them in transport. The seminar will be useful to system designers, transport planners, local and national government officials, and anyone with an interest in transport, especially from a people perspective.

Date and Time

05 November 2018 - 09:30-17:00

Location

London, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the Automotive & Road Transport Systems TPN. Contact Ashley Rowe at ARowe@theiet.org or on +44 (0)1438 765537 for more information.


About this event

The seminar will introduce behavioural science and insights, indicating the huge scope for applying them in transport. It will explain how they have been applied in real situations, using a people-centred approach, showing how technological advances will change the way we travel.

Topics to be addressed include:

  • Results from behavioural insight trials, including how these insights and people-centred approaches are being embedded at DfT.
  • Gamification and active travel.
  • Behaviourally-informed interventions at Highways England
  • Cyberhygiene and human issues in cybersecurity.

Programme

09:30  Registration and refreshments       

10:00

Welcome and introduction: Dr John Walker, IET ARTS TPN, ITS(UK) Road User Charging Interest Group,  Transportation Research  Group, University of Southampton

10:05

Keynote speaker

10:35 

Speaker

11:05

Refreshments and networking

11:30 

Speaker

12:00

 Speaker

12.30

Speaker or Panel Discussion

13:00 

Lunch and networking

14:00 

Speaker

 14:30 

 Speaker

 15:00

 Refreshments and networking

 15:30

 Speaker

 16:00

  Speaker

 16:30

 Panel discussion and Chairman’s closing remarks   
 Professor Alan Stevens, IET ARTS TPN, University of Southampton  

 17:00

 Event closes

  

Reasons to attend

The seminar will be useful to system designers, transport planners, local and national government officials, and anyone with an interest in transport, especially from a people perspective.

Behavioural psychology is becoming more influential in many areas. This is demonstrated by Richard Thaler, one of the main proponents of Behavioural Psychology, who won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Economics, based on his work in this area.

Continuing Professional Development

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This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.

Additional information

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