Other Cambridge events

Moving Fast: The Future of Transportation

Past event - 2017
16 May Doors open 6:30pm; Event 7:00pm-9:00pm
The Architect, 43 Castle St,
Cambridge CB3 0AH
Sold Out!
You've heard about electric cars but what else is happening in the world of transportation? Come hear how experts in research and industry are improving the way we move around our cities and across countries. We will look at easing the London commuter crush, the hidden world of road freight, and the possibilities that come with taking to the skies.

Please note that this event takes place on the ground floor and is accessible for those with impaired mobility.

What your commute says about you

How much can we tell about you from the details of just one journey? The answer may surprise you!
In this talk l will demonstrate how we can use new data sources, such as online journey planners, live transport feeds, and recorded trip trajectories, to improve our understanding of passenger behaviour.

Towards Sustainable Road Freight

Like running fresh water and electricity, managing the demands of our culture without road freight would be unfathomable. If the transport of goods by road stopped tomorrow, our urban society would cope for four or five days before mayhem broke out. Road freight currently generates about 7-8% of the UK's CO2 emissions. This talk will discuss the ways in which the road freight system can be made more sustainable.

The Future of Aviation - How to Make It Low Carbon

The aviation industry has incrementally gotten greener, however, recent improvements have barely dented the challenges associated with CO2 emissions. I will describe what is preventing some newer technologies, such as electric and solar-powered aircraft, from being available now. I will also discuss other disruptive technologies, especially the Airlander — an aviation hybrid that is part airship and part airplane.
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