Program and registration

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

Program

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
Scholarships
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.

Organisation

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