Program and registration

Digital Mobility Short Course
Dates to be announced for spring 2022.


The course is organized during five days, and has the following content:

  • fifteen 90-minute periods of lectures and laboratories
  • two afternoons dedicated to the visit of companies
  • one interactive session for questions and answers

Subject to sanitary restrictions applicable during the course dates, one in-person networking activity might be scheduled for participants from nearby regions who would like to join.

A tentative schedule is provided below.

Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5
9:30 – 11:00Travel demand modeling – Introduction to choice models, BierlaireActivity-based models: the next generation of travel demand modeling in the era of big data, BierlairePassenger Matching for ride-sharing and car-pooling, GeroliminisThe Digital Revolution – Hype or Reality?, AlahiLab: Learning to predict mobility patterns (with Python), Alahi
11:15 – 12:45Prediction of travel demand – Mobility indicators, BierlaireFrom vehicle-ownership to ride-sharing: policy implications and planning, GeroliminisLab: Simulation and optimization of transport systems, GeroliminisIntroduction to machine learning for mobility – Common mistakes, AlahiIntroduction to deep learning – tips and tricks, Alahi
14:15 – 15:45Lab: analysis of demand data (with Python), BierlaireTraffic management for multi-modal transport operations, GeroliminisPresentation by a company Presentation by a companyLab: Learning to predict mobility patterns (part 2), Alahi
16:00 – 17:30Lab: calculation of indicators (with Python), BierlaireOperational problems for car-sharing and ride-hailing, GeroliminisPresentation by a companyPresentation by a companyQ&A, all
A limited number of scholarships are available to students and full-time teaching staff (rank of instructor or higher) of academic institutions. Written requests for such scholarships should be sent to [email protected].
These requests must motivate the relevance of the course for the applicant’s research and teaching activities. Every applicant must register to the course in order to be eligible for a scholarship. If the scholarship happens not to be granted, the applicant can withdraw from the program at no cost.
Included in the fees
A certificate will be awarded at the end of the course to the participants.


For the laboratories, please make sure that Python as well as Biogeme are running on your computer.