25 Sep 2019

Seminar Autonomous buses: regulation and juridical aspects - REGISTER NOW

Focussing on the Belgian situation in collaboration with VIAS (the belgian institute for traffic safety).

Curious on how Belgium plans to deal with the legal aspects around the deployment of autonomous buses? What is the status of the technology? What's the vision of operators on autonomous transportation? What projects are in the pipeline?

All these subjects will be put to the front during this BUSWORLD ACADEMY seminar on 18 October 2019 in the seminar area of Busworld Europe 2019 at Brussels Expo!

Open for everyone and free of charge, but pre-registration is required!



10h00 Welcome

10h30 Set the scene

  • Welcome by Jan Deman, Busworld Academy
  • Belgian minister for mobility
  • Jean-François Gaillet, VIAS - Involvement of VIAS in the deployment of autonomous buses in Belgium (projects)
  • Keynote by Clément Delbouys, EASYMILE

11h00 When will we have autonomous buses in Belgian cities or enclosed area’s- status of technology and services – Round table discussion 

  • Jean Baptiste Latil d’Albertas - NAVYA
  • Clément Delbouys, EASYMILE
  • Dennis Mica, 2getthere
  • Dario Dessaranno, USH (Labbox)
  • Martin Koutný, Herman Elektronik, ITSG5

11h40 Coffee break

11h50 Legal Framework for the introduction of autonomous buses in Belgium

  • DG MOVE: “Is Belgium using all incentives the EC is providing?”
  • Karel Hofman & Abde Jebari: “Vision from the Belgian Ministry of Transport”

12h15 Vision of Belgian operators

  • Roger Kesteloot, de Lijn
  • Philippe Vandewauwer, MIVB

12h30 Belgian projects in the near future

  • Project in Wallonia: Louvain-la-Neuve- Xavier Tackoen
  • Project in Flanders: Zaventem Airport- Barbara Demaire
  • Project in Brussels: MIVB project in Sint Lambrechts Woluwe- Philippe Vandewauwer

13h00 Future projects of de Lijn

13h15 Lunch

14h00 Visit of the exhibition

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