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International Round Table Conference for Commemorating the Establishment of Metropolitan Transport Commission (MTC)

Date
July 2, 2019 (Tue.) 10:00 ~ 16:30
Place
The Westin Chosun Seoul
Manager
GurJoong KIM    /    +82-44-211-3365
Attachments
[MTC]INVITATION.pdf

Transport problems in metropolitan areas are causing not only inconvenience of people but also negative impacts on city competitiveness.

 The Korean government has newly established Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) on March 19th, 2019, in order to solve the ever-worsening transport problems in metropolitan areas.

 International Round Table Conference is organized to discuss various issues and future directions of MTC with domestic and international experts.



 



CONFERENCE PROGRAM

10:00 Registration



Opening Ceremony 10:00 ~ 10:30

Opening Remarks

- Jaehak Oh, President, The Korea Transport Institute (KOTI)

Welcoming Remarks

 - Keechoo Choi, Chairman, Metropolitan Transport Commission

 - Sigon Kim, President, Korean Society of Transportation

 - Huduk Yoon, Member of National Assembly





Session 1: Cases of Australia & Europe 10:30 ~ 12:30

Theme

 Metropolitan Transport Issues and Policies

 - Governance and Role of MTC

 - Securing Finances and Strategic Investment

Presentation 1

 Overview of Metropolitan Transport Issues and Policies in Korea

 - Junsik Park, Head of Center for Metropolitan Transport, KOTI

Presentation 2

 Providing multi-modal mobility in Brisbane, Australia-challenges, successes, and lessons

 - Simon Washington, Head of CEE, Univ of Queensland

Presentation 3

Policy Directions for Establishing a Metropolitan Transport Authority for Korea’s Capital Region: case of Île-de-France Mobilités and Transport for London (TfL)

 - Tatiana Samsonova, Policy Analyst, OECD-ITF

Discussion

Moderator

 - Jaehak Oh, President, KOTI

Discussants

 - Lei Zhang, Professor of CEE, Univ of Maryland

 - Ali Haghani, Professor of CEE, Univ of Maryland

 - Sukwhan Ahn, Director General for Metropolitan Transport Policy Bureau, MTC

 - Jinhyuk Chung, Vice-chairman, Korean Society of Transportation

 - Jewha Park, Director General for Transportation & Construction, Daejeon City

 - Sangho Choo, Professor, Hongik University

 - Kabsung Kim, Chief Advisor, Smart City Special Committee under the Presidential Committee on 4th Industrial Revolution



 



12:30 ~ 14:00 Lunch Break



 



Session 2: Cases of USA & Korea 14:00 ~ 16:00

Theme

Metropolitan Transport Issues and Policies

 - Governance and Role of MTC

 - Securing Finances and Strategic Investment

Presentation 1

 Issues, Governance, and Funding in Metropolitan Area in Washington D.C.

 - Lei Zhang, Professor of CEE, Univ of Maryland

Presentation 2

 Issues, Governance, and Funding in Metropolitan Area in NY

 - Jose Holguin-Veras, Professor of CEE, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Presentation 3

 Role of MOLIT and Local Governments in Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Mobility

 - Jeongwhon Yu, Professor, Ajou University

Presentation 4

 Investment Policies for Efficient Metropolitan Transport in Korea

 - Jinseok Choi, Head of Division for Railway Safety·Industry Research, KOTI

Discussion

Moderator

 - Sigon Kim, President, Korean Society of Transportation

Discussants

 - Simon Washington, Head of CEE, Univ of Queensland

 - Tatiana Samsonova, Policy Analyst, OECD-ITF

 - Heesoo Kim, Director General for Metropolitan Transport Infrastructure and Operation, MTC

 - Eungrae Cho, Senior Research Fellow, Gyeonggi Research Institute

 - Wonho Kim, Director/Senior Research Fellow, The Seoul Institute



 



16:00 ~ 16:30



Summary & Concluding Remarks

 - Nakmoon Sung, Chief Director for Dept. of Comprehensive Transport, KOTI