Program of EVIM2018

See the agenda, the topics of panel sessions and the timing below.

This is a draft program! Revisit the page frequently to get updated with the latest changes. 

The motto of the EVIM Summit in 2018:

«Decarbonizing mobility!..»

Keynote speeches below will relate to the topics of panel sessions and agenda.

EVIM Summit 2018 (March 1-3):

Sustainable Mobility, Transport, Infrastructure and energy

Key topics:

  • Transport and infrastructure sustainability. Environment for life. Decarbonisation & climate change
  • E-Mobility: land, water, air. Public transport
  • Active and X-treme mobility. Two- and three-wheelers, micro mobilities.
  • Shared and collaborative mobility as a service
  • New logistics, passenger and delivery services. City and intercity transportation.
  • Future automotive industry and vehicle technology. Advanced drivetrain technology. Electric vehicle global and national testing & compliance standards
  • Trends in batteries and energy storage, battery management systems, battery thermal management
  • EV charging. Development of charging infrastructure
  • Energy generation, grid, consuming and efficiency
  • Digital solutions, data and connected smart city mobility. Immersive technologies: virtual (VR) & augmented reality (AR) in the future of mobility, sustainabl
  • Broadband Internet connection trends. 5G prospects.
  • e engineering, autonomous driving, flying drones (UAV) and automated robots.
  • Autonomous vehicles and drones
  • Hydrogen and alternative fuels

Key areas:

  • The Economic Strategy: market, development, investments and business models, new workplaces.
  • The Innovations: updating reality through acceleration of development and comprehensive improvement of infrastructure system
  • The Financing: sources, programs and support
  • The Policies and Regulations: business environment and legal framework, regulation, legislation and incentives.
  • The Business Models: customer needs meeting the latest available opportunities
  • The Technology: components, manufacturing and products
  • The Best Practices and Solutions: implementations, achievements and examples of success
  • The Culture and Impact: changing reality of mass culture from awareness, to attitude, behavior and action

The program of the summit is interdisciplinary and is built on the synergy of the key topic in key areas of development. The businesses and stakeholders of the three industries are connected on the EVIM Summit with the aim of acceleration of common development and growth

SSIDD Conference 2018 (March 3):

Smart and Sustainable City Infrastructure

Note! The points of this agenda are also to be applied for a speech topic on the main program of EVIM Summit with a condition that the topic will be related to the development, innovations or issues of mobility and related topics.

  • City development: sustainable approach to planning of territories, building and function. Urban biodiversity and environment. Life quality and safety.
  • Buildings: engineering and architectural integration of renewable energy sources, e-mobility and digital solutions
  • Energy supply and consuming. Changes in user/grid interaction and management. Renewable energy in a new electricity market context. New technologies and approaches of management. Prosumption practice.
  • Transport: e-Mobility for public transport, services, businesses and individuals. Powering e-mobility. Logistics. Emergency services logistics. Traffic management. Smart Charging infrastructure
  • Waste management and land rehabilitation.
  • Digitalization and interactivity of infrastructure
  • Accessibility, removing obstacles and development of inclusive approach


Day 1, 01.03.2018, Thursday

What’s on board?

  • Keynote speeches and presentations
  • Plenary sessions
  • Expert panel sessions
  • Networking
  • CEO meeting
  • Summit’s exhibition and active demonstrations
  • Startup and researchers program
  • Excursion
  • EVIM Art Project
  • External activities of EVIM Youth Program (evening)

8.30-9.00 Registration and morning coffee. Acquaintance of participants. Review of booths from sponsors and exhibitors. Networking time.

9.00-10.00 Opening the summit. Welcoming words from official guests, sponsors and thanks from the organizers.

10.00-11.00 Expert panel session I

Decarbonizing mobility! How sustainable mobility is changing our lives? The trends, policies and regulations.

11.00-11.15 Break

11.15-12.00 Expert panel session II

Earning from global challenges: the market for sustainable businesses

12.00 – 13.00 Plenary session I

Keynote speeches

13.0014.00 Break for networking and review of the exhibition.

14.00-15.00 Expert panel session III

Development of charging infrastructure. Integrating European mobility: the future single EV space from Baltic Sea to the Balkans without obstacles

15.00 – 16.00 Plenary session II

Keynote speeches

16.00-16.15 Break

16.15 – 17.30 Plenary session II

Keynote speeches

17.30 Startups and Researchers Presentations

18.00 Day 1 closing

Day 2, 02.03.2018, Friday

International Exhibition Center

What’s on board?

  • Keynote speeches and presentations
  • Plenary sessions
  • Expert panel sessions
  • Networking
  • Summit’s exhibition and demonstrations
  • EcoDrive Exhibition and active demonstrations
  • Startup and researchers program
  • Test drives
  • EVIM Art Project
  • EVIM Award 2018
  • External activities of EVIM Youth Program (evening)

9.0010.00 Registration and morning coffee. Networking time.

9.30-10.30 Opening EcoDrive Exhibition and the second day of the summit. Welcoming words from official guests, sponsors and thanks from the organizers.

10.30-11.00 (reserved)

11.00-11.45 Expert panel session III

Mobility freedom to everyone in smart cities. Shared mobility, digital services and public transport.

11.45 – 13.00 Plenary session III

Keynote speeches

13.00 – 14.00 Break for networking, review of the exhibition and test drive

14.00 – 14.45 Expert panel session IV

Future automotive industry. How the countries of the region contribute? Ukraine will produce electric vehicles?

14.45 – 17.15 Plenary session III

Keynote speeches  

17.15 Startups and Researchers Presentations

17.4518.00 EVIM Award ceremony

18.15 Day 2 closing

Day 3, 03.03.2018, Saturday (the 3rd of March is a working day in 2018 in Ukraine)

What’s on board?

  • SSIDD Conference 2018 Kiev
  • Keynote speeches and presentations
  • Roundtable sessions
  • Networking
  • Summit’s exhibition and demonstrations
  • Startup and researchers program
  • EVIM Art Project
  • EVIM Award 2018
  • External activities of EVIM Youth Program (evening)

A joint discussion on acceleration of development the sustainable infrastructure complex in aspects of smart and sustainable urban planning and functional architecture of buildings, stimulating of zero emission transport use, integration of renewable energy sources, accessibility, digital solutions, creating shared and circular economy for better cities and economic success.

The roundtable will contain keynote speeches, Q&A and discussions.

9.00-9.30 Registration

9.30 Roundtable session: “Sustainable infrastructure: creating a happy user experience, new opportunities and economic success.”
Joint interdisciplinary view of infrastructure as an integrated environment for human life, development of society and economy: realities and future of growth, structure, strategy. Sharing and circular economy model of city. Challenges, achievements and experience in Ukraine, Central and East European countries.

  • Sustainable infrastructure development: business and market aspects
  • City as a human environment and a framework for economic activity
  • Sustainable urban planning: infrastructure for happy users’ experience and economic success
  • Sustainable buildings: how to implement in new projects and renovations. Ideas, practice and technology
  • Sustainable energy: potential of cities as generating facilities of the national energy grids
  • Sustainable transport: urban mobility, cities interconnection, supply and waste logistics
  • Accessibility or city for everyone. Effortless use of buildings and infrastructure

10.30 Break for coffee and networking

11.00 Roundtable session (continue): “Updating reality: making steps to the better infrastructure.”

11.00 Section 1: 
Static infrastructure as a framework:

  • City, Buildings, Accessibility
  • Right to safe environment and equal opportunities
  • Environment, Biodiversity and Ecological Network
  • Road network and pedestrian spaces

12.30 Time for lunch and networking. Exhibition review

13.30 Section 2: 
Active infrastructure as a function:

  • Sustainable Transport and Renewable Energy
  • Rights to energy and mobility
  • Digitalization and Infrastructure Interactivity
  • Traffic management and parking
  • Circular economy. Waste management, removal and prevention

15.00 SSIDD: Startup and Researchers Presentations Program

16.00 Workshop for architects (tbc): “Integration of renewable energy sources and electric mobility elements into architectural objects”

17.00 Closing and thanks

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