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Smart Mobility & the Future City: A Digital Think Tank by ICTC Presentation

February 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm AST

The Digital Think Tank by ICTC invites you to a Virtual Presentation on Smart Mobility and the Future City.

About this Event

You’re invited to join the Digital Think Tank by ICTC for two world-class presentations on Smart Mobility and the Future City.

How do modern technologies and their implementation in emerging smart cities play a vital role in shaping the future of transportation? Join us for an hour of thought-provoking presentations as we dive into how people are working to make mobility smarter for the future of our cities.

Our distinguished guests are:

  • Graham Cavanagh – Senior Planner, New Mobility at TransLink
  • Marie-France Laurin – Director of Business Development, Generation AV, Stantec Autonomy



1:00 pm – 1:05 pm ET: Opening remarks

1:05 pm – 1:25 pm ET: The New Mobility: Policies & Strategies for Transportation Innovation – Graham Cavanagh

1:25 pm – 1:45 pm ET: New Mobility, a Cocktail of Solutions – Marie-France Laurin

1:45 pm – 2:00 pm ET: Question and Answer

You will have the opportunity to directly engage with our speakers on this content through an online chat.


Graham Cavanagh

Senior Planner, New Mobility at TransLink

Graham Cavanagh is a Senior Planner at TransLink – the transportation authority for Metro Vancouver in British Columbia – working on new mobility policy and strategy within the Strategic Planning and Policy division. Graham has a decade of planning experience in the public, private, and non-profit sectors contributing to complete streets projects in NYC under Commissioner Sadik-Khan and Mayor Bloomberg, transportation master plans consulting with Sam Schwartz Engineering, international policy exchange as an Alexander von Humboldt German Chancellor Fellow, and advancing bus rapid transit and transit oriented development with the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP). Currently, Graham is drafting several sections of the 30 year vision Transport2050, oversees a Canadian academic partnership & funding program called the New Mobility Lab and supports his team on several pilot demonstration projects such as the Shared Mobility Compass Card (as a first step toward MaaS), on-demand microtransit, and a digital governance strategy for the region.

Marie-France Laurin

Director of Business Development, Generation AV, Stantec Autonomy

Marie-France leads business development activities for Stantec GenerationAV™, our autonomous vehicle (AV) consulting arm focused on accelerating AV adoption. Passionate about new mobility, she has spent most of her career exploring mobility trends, technologies and providers, and synergies between them to help people bring ideas to life.

Work in AV technology, ride sharing, the internet of things (IoT), and smartphone tech have prepared Marie-France for the next big mobility revolution. She believes in the power of AVs and the new mobility ecosystem to enhance communities through improved accessibility and affordability. Building on industry best practices, she knows people are what ultimately drives the success of any mobility program. Through collaboration and integration, we can bring about a safer and more equitable world driven by the evolution of mobility.



February 2, 2021
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm AST
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Nova Scotia Canada