IMPACT>MOBILITY and MaaS America Announce Collaboration for IMPACT>MOBILITY 2019 conference in San Diego on Nov 4-5


San Diego, CA: IMPACT>MOBILITY has announced MaaS America as the Association Partner for the inaugural North American IMPACT>MOBILITY conference and expo in San Diego on November 4-5, 2019.

IMPACT>MOBILITY is a two-day conference and expo, which will unite 300+ private and public stakeholders to confront the monetization, scalability and customer experience challenges facing the delivery of mobility as a service (MaaS) in North America. Bringing together cities, metropolitan planning organisations, mobility service providers, automakers and tech providers, the conference is built around cutting edge mobility case studies which will give the ecosystem strategies and benchmarks to move beyond pilots, towards a scalable and profitable business model for MaaS.
MaaS America is an organization founded to advance a vision of MaaS the reflects the American form of mobility - a place for stakeholders to collaborate and determine how to best to deliver MaaS using all the tools technology offers and the incentives inherent in the market.  MaaS America’s goals are to promote innovation, inclusivity and balance; improve access for solutions providers, and; create the knowledge, practices, models and frameworks that result in vibrant and successful mobility ecosystems that seamlessly work for people, the public sector and business.
Maas America Founder Tim McGuckin will be curating and moderating a MaaS America keynote panel at the conference titled, “MaaS Strategies & Policies for Today and Tomorrow.”
The discussion will tackle “how public and private can come together to create a sustainable intermodal mobility data platform and discuss key questions such as who will take responsibility and what the key challenges to deployment look like…”
Gareth Ragg, Founder of IMPACT>MOBILITY said, “We are excited to be partnering with MaaS America for our first ever North American conference. The vision we have for IMPACT>MOBILITY aligns perfectly with that of MaaS America.” He continued, “If MaaS is going to have the transformative effect that we both believe that it has the potential for, it will only be achieved by creating an integrated ecosystem of public and private stakeholders, who bring to the table what each does best. It’s about creating a business model that works for all. I know MaaS America are committed to this, and by working together we can help in uniting these communities to push the industry forwards”.
Tim McGuckin, Founder of MaaS America stated, “Mobility as a Service (MaaS) represents a new way of thinking about transport.  It has the potential to be the most significant innovation in mobility since the advent of the automobile and the smartphone.” He added, “…and just as how we move is evolving from discrete transportation modes to integrated mobility services, organizations working to advance mobility achieve better results by working together.  As such, we’re excited about the IMPACT>MOBILITY / MaaS America partnership because it embodies the spirit of collaboration necessary to truly moving the mobility ball forward.”


See the full event details here – including program and speakers

Mobility Leaders Already Announced to Speak Include:
• Dr Joshua Schank, Chief Innovation Officer, LA Metro Office of Extraordinary Innovation
• Hasan Ikhrata, Executive Director, San Diego Association of Governments
• Tim McGuckin, Founder, MaaS America
• Randell Iwasaki, Executive Director, Contra Costa Transportation Authority
• Matthew Tucker, Executive Director, North County Transit District
• Chuck Wemple, Executive Director, Houston-Galveston Area Council
• Caroline Samponaro, Head of Micromobility Policy, Lyft
• Shwetank Kumar, Chief Data Officer, Turo
• Francois Peltier, Director Open Innovation, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi
• Michael Lee Sherwood, Director of Innovation and Technology, City of Las Vegas
• Monica Hernandez, Director of Innovation & Partnerships, Sacramento Area Council of Governments
• Dan Langford, Director of Innovation, Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development
• Audrey Harris, Transport Demand Management Lead, City & County of San Francisco
• Travis Cutright, Chief Information Officer, City of Mesa
• Jim Allison, Manager of Planning, Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority
• Gary Halbert, City Manager, City of Chula Vista
• Roger Lanctot, Director, Automotive Connected Mobility, Strategy Analytics
• Boris von Bormann, Founder & Managing Partner, Renu Ventures
• Sean Hazaray, Head of Karma Mobility Division, Karma Automotive
• Shyam Sundar, Global Head of Product, AD & Vehicle Software Platform, Faraday Future
• Brenna Berman, Executive Director, City Tech Collaborative
• Jordan Davis, Director of Smart Columbus, Columbus Partnership

View to full speaker faculty here

The $300 discount on all conference passes expires on August 16. Register to attend here:

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