Urban Mobility Hackathon Opening Ceremony

April 15, 2021


Join us in the Opening Ceremony at Urban Mobility Hackathon on 15th April 14:00-15:30 EEST to celebrate together the opening of the event and find inspiration!

The Opening Ceremony will be a public event for the whole Baltic mobility ecosystem, not only the hackathon participants. There you will have a chance to gain insights on tackling current mobility issues and facilitating new solutions, including fostering smart data management, as well as discover the experts' thoughts on the future of urban mobility in the next 10 years and beyond. 

This public event is open for all.

Location: Facebook Live, Delfi.lv Live

14:00 (EEST)

Opening words

- Mārtiņš Staķis, Mayor of Riga

- Govert Jan Bijl de Vroe, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Latvia

- Viesturs Celmiņš, Managing director of VEFRESH

14:10 (EEST)

Presentations on enabling smart and sustainable mobility

Presentations by representatives of the Netherlands and EIT Urban Mobility

- Ger Baron, Chief Technology officer at City of Amsterdam on “How smart urban data management in Amsterdam has encouraged innovations in public transport and micromobility?”

- Sanneke Mulderink, Co-Founder & COO of Tranzer, Lynxxx on “Tranzer keeps our cities flowing”

- Bence Huba, Regional Innovation Scheme manager at EIT Urban Mobility on “Mobility for more livable urban spaces – the mission of EIT Urban Mobility”

14:40 (EEST)

Panel discussion with the presenters

Moderated by Viesturs Celmiņš, Managing director at VEFRESH

15:00 (EEST)

Baltic ecosystem discussion round on mobility innovations

Discussion participants:

- Zane Bojāre, Head of Marketing at Startup Wise Guys, Co-creator at Riga TechGirls 

- Karen K. Burns, CEO & co-founder at Fyma

- Donat Ponamariov, Founder & CEO at Viezo

Interested in this event?