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Relations between motorization technologies and urban mobility

by Richard Meckien - published Oct 24, 2013 05:45 PM - - last modified Oct 24, 2013 05:46 PM

The topic will be discussed at the meeting that the IEA will promote on November 1, at 11 am, in the Auditorium of the MAC.

Trânsito em São PauloOn November 1, at 11 am, IEA’s Innovation and Competitiveness Observatory - NAP (OIC) will hold the meeting ‘As Novas Tecnologias de Motorização e os Desafios da Mobilidade Urbana’ (‘New Motorization Technologies and the Challenges of Urban Mobility’).

At the event, that will take place in the Auditorium of USP’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC), production engineer Roberto Marx will make a presentation on the scope of the new motorization technologies in the context of the challenges of urban mobility and discuss the eventual end of combustion engines.

Marx is a professor at the Department of Production Engineering of USP’s Polytechnic School (POLI) and studies the mobility management in large urban centers.

The discussant of the meeting will be mechanical engineer Olympio de Melo Alvares Junior, an expert on the control of vehicular pollution, having worked for the Environmental Company of the State of São Paulo (CETESB) and the National Association of Public Transport (ANTP). Moderation will be in charge of Mario Salerno, coordinator of OIC and professor at POLI.

The event is free, open to the public and will be broadcast live on

Photo: Agência USP