AUM2020: Modelling the New Urban World

AUM2020: Modelling the New Urban World

Online global workshop on 28 January 2021

Hosted by Martin Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies, University of Cambridge

(Programme overview – working version 3.0 updated 09 January 2021)

 

 

Live Programme (version 3a)

 

UK time Target location Local time(s) Theme and presentations
Session 1
3-5am GMT Oceania   CITY ANALYTICS (1)

 

Jonathan Corcoran (The University of Queensland)

Familiar strangers and urban analytics: mapping, measuring and monitoring

Hoon Han (University of New South Wales)

Vertical Land Use Mix and Industrial Ecosystem

Somwrita Sarkar (University of Sydney)

[tbc]

 

Convenor and Discussant:

Christopher Pettit (University of New South Wales)

Host:

Ying Jin (University of Cambridge)

 

Session 2
5-7am GMT China   CITY ANALYTICS (2)

 

Jieling Che (The Rising Lab, China Business Network)

Growing Trend of New First-Tier Cities in China through Big Data: Breakthrough, Diversity and Innovation

 

Frank Zhao (Shanghai MetroData Tech)

Hangzhou’s “city brain”: a bureaucratic reform about to come?

 

Haokun Fu (Beijing UrbanXYZ Technology Co., Ltd)

The Practice of Community Governance on Shuangjing International Sustainable Development Community Pilot Based on New Urban Science

 

Convenor:

Qizhao Mao (Tsinghua University)

Discussant:

tbc

Host:

Tianren Yang (University of Cambridge)

 

Session 3
7-9am GMT Japan and South East Asia   URBAN TRANSPORT IN SOCIETAL CONTEXT

 

Yoshitsugu Hayashi (Chubu University):

Economic growth, urbanisation, motorisation and environment nexus – An international perspective

 

Varameth Vichiensan (Kasetsart University)

New-Normal Residential Preference in Bangkok

 

Junyi Zhang (Hiroshima University),

Baoxin Zhai (Tongji University & Hiroshima University)

Modeling of interactions between land use and transport from a behavioral and psychological perspective – Research overview

 

Witsarut Achariyaviriya (Chubu University)

QOL-MaaS: QOL-MaaS: Factor-X cyber solution for congestion

 

Masanobu Kii (Kagawa University)

[tbc]

 

Apiwat Ratanawaraha (Chulalongkorn University)

Lifestyle changes and transport – land use innovation in Bangkok

 

Convenor:

Yoshi Hayashi (Chubu University)

Discussants:

Kazuki Nakamura (Chiba University),

Hiroyuki Takeshita (Chubu University)

Host:

Ying Jin (University of Cambridge)

 

Session 4
9-11am GMT Europe   MODELLING METHODS (1)

 

Tim Hillel, Janody Pougala, Patrick Manser, Wolfgang Scherr, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

Validating disaggregate models at an aggregate scale in a case study of mobility tool ownership in Switzerland

 

Claudio Martani, Noemi Fiorot, Andrea Gonzalz, Bryian T. Adey, Infrastructure Management Group, Institute of Construction and Infrastructure Management (IBI), ETH Zürich

Preparing offices for the age of distributed work. Evaluating the impacts of flexible designs in coping with the uncertain future demand for office space

 

Athanasios Votsis, Reija Ruuhela, Hilppa Gregow (Finnish Meteorological Institute)

Healthy, resilient, livable cities? Evidence from Helsinki’s 2018-19 heatwaves

 

Jonathan Cohen, Chalmers University of Technology; Jorge Gil, Chalmers University of Technology

Circular Economy meets Smart Cities: A general data model for waste flows in city regions

 

Discussant:

Mike Batty (University College London)

Host:

Jamil Nur (University of Cambridge)

 

Session 5
11am-1pm GMT India

 

In India:

4.30-6.30pm

CRITICAL ISSUES UNDER RAPID URBANISATION

 

Darshini Mahadevia (Ahmedabad University)

Reconceptualising Sustainable Mobility – The Housing Transport Nexus

 

Bhargav Adhvaryu (Ahmedabad University)

Public transport accessibility measurement to inform planning policy

 

Amit Patel (University of Massachusetts Boston)

Conceptualizing Slums and Cities as Networks: Implications for Urban Planning and Public Health

 

MS Raghavendra (Centre for VENUS & Ashoka School of Planning and Architecture)

India’s Urban Water Infrastructure: Need for Policy on Permeable Cities

 

Shweta Manchanda (School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi)

Addressing Energy Consumption in India’s Housing Sector

 

CS Raghuram (Trilogue Studio and C R Narayana Rao Consultants)

[tbc]

 

Discussant:

Marcial Echenique (University of Cambridge)

Host:

TBC

 

Session 6
1-3pm GMT Africa and Latin America   THE WORLD’S METROPOLITAN REGIONS: OVERVIEW AND CASE STUDIES

 

Rafael H. Forero H (Policy, Legislation and Governance Section, UN Habitat)

[tbc]

 

Maria Tellez Soler (Policy, Legislation and Governance Section, UN Habitat)

[tbc]

 

[Others tbc]

 

Discussant:

Remy Sietchiping (Policy, Legislation and Governance Section, UN Habitat)

Host:

Ying Jin (University of Cambridge)

 

Session 7
3-5pm GMT UK   NEW MODELLING FRONTIERS

 

Corrine Mullay (University of Sydney)

Challenging policies that prohibit public transport use: travelling with pets as a case study

 

David Simmonds (David Simmonds Consultancy)

Land use and transport modelling for COVID-19 mitigation

 

David Metz (University College London)

A study of the M25 demand and supply evolution – implications for model predictions and validation

 

Discussant: Marcial Echenique (University of Cambridge)

Host: tbc

 

Session 8
5-7pm GMT Europe   MODELLING METHODS (2)

 

Juste Raimbault, CASA, University College London

Michael Batty, CASA, University College London

Building and validating modular urban transportation models using scientific workflow systems

 

Ahmed H. M. Eldesoky (Università Iuav di Venezia),

Nicola Colaninno (Politecnico di Milano)

High-resolution air temperature mapping in data-scarce areas by means of low-cost mobile measurements and machine learning

 

Gael Lederrey, Timm Hillel, Michel Bierlaire, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

Synthetic population generation using GANS and expert knowledge

 

Discussant:

Mike Batty (University College London)

Host:

Kaveh Jahanshahi (ONS and University of Cambridge)

 

 

Session 9
7-9pm GMT N America   MODEL OF URBAN ACTIVITIES

 

Rounaq Basu, Joseph Ferreira, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

How do car-lite policies impact housing mobility choices? A LUTI microsimulation analysis

 

Nael Alsaleh, Department of Civil Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

Bilal Farooq, Department of Civil Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

Spatio-temporal Demand Modelling for On-Demand Transit Services

 

Xiaohu Zhang, Joseph Ferreira, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Sensitivity analysis of housing market simulation

 

He He, P. Christopher Zegras, Massachusetts institute of Technology (MIT)

Temporally explicit models of firm behaviour

 

Convenor and Discussant

Joe Ferreira, MIT

Host:

Ying Jin (University of Cambridge)

 

Session 10
9-11pm GMT Trans-Atlantic   THE ECONOMICS OF CITIES

 

Saeed Shakib, Jason Hawkins, Mark Purdon, Khandker Nurul Habib (University of Toronto)

Development of an Integrated Land Use and Transportation Model for Planning Deep Decarbonization in the Greater Toronto Metropolitan Region, Canada

 

Aya Badawy (University of Manchester)

Simulating Section 106 negotiations in UK using agent-based modelling

 

Janody Pougala, Tim Hillel, Rico Krueger, Michel Bierlaire (EPFL)

Parameter estimation for an integrated choice model of daily activity scheduling

 

Andrii Parkhomonko, University of Southern California,

Matthew Deventhal, Claremont McKenna College

Spatial Implications of Telecommuting

 

Discussant:

Jamil Nur (University of Cambridge)

Host:

Ying Jin (University of Cambridge)

 

 

 

Timelines for the online AUM2020 global workshop

 

18 September 2020 Call for presentations launched
18 December 2020 Deadline for submitting abstract for and draft pdf of presentations
6 January 2021 Confirmation of presentation selection
27 January 2021 Submission of final pdf presentation and optional presentation recording
28 January 2021 Online global workshop day