Author:
Kristjan Karron

Data Science Seminar - Smart Sustainable Mobility and Communities

We are happy to invite you to the next Data Science Seminar on 28 November in the Delta Center. The topic of the seminar will be smart sustainable mobility and communities.

The seminar focuses on how smart urban technologies and designs can make a significant contribution to the sustainable development of cities and their communities through a direct impact on urban spaces and mobility. 

The seminar is organised and moderated by Associate Professor Amnir Hadachi, Head of the Chair of Distributed Systems at the Institute of Computer Science. The seminar will feature the following speakers:

  • Age Poom, Head of Mobility Lab and Associate Professor in Urban Environment, University of Tartu, Department of Geography
  • Taavi Tammiste, Co-Founder & CTO of Fyma
  • Peeter Vassiljev, Lecturer in Social Geography, Estonian University of Life Sciences
  • Naveed Muhammad, Associate Professor of Autonomous Driving, University of Tartu, Institute of Computer Science
  • Andres Sevtšuk, Head of the City Design and Development Group and Associate Professor of Urban Science and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Venue: large auditorium (1037) of the Delta centre, Narva mnt 18, Tartu. This is a networking event; all participants are expected to attend in person.

The event starts at 15:45 with gathering and coffee and will end by 20:00.

Register here!

The seminar programme is as follows:

15:45 Gathering, coffee, networking
16:10 Opening words 

16:15 - 17:30 Session I

16:15 "Autonomous driving: developments and challenges" Naveed Muhammad (UT)
16:40 "How do Landscape Architects collect park usage data?" Peeter Vassiljev (EMÜ)
17:05 “Practical usage of computer vision data in physical spaces” Taavi Tammiste (Fyma)
17:30-18:00 Networking break with coffee and snacks

18:00 - 19:00 Session II  

18:00 “How can spatial data science support healthy and sustainable urban mobility?” Age Poom (UT)
18:25 "NYC Walks: A model of sidewalk-level pedestrian mobility for peak traffic periods." Andres Sevtšuk (MIT)
18:50 Closing Remarks

19:00 - 20:00 Networking, snacks and drinks continues until 20:00 and beyond

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