International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons

Svayam, an initiative of S.J.Charitable Trust, India is proud to announce that the 13th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED 2012) will take place in India from September 17-21, 2012. The theme of the conference is “Seamless access for all: Universal Design in Transport system and built infrastructure, a key element in the creation of livable cities.”

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The TRANSED conference is designed to review advances in research, profile international breakthroughs, and explore perspectives for technological innovations in response to the mobility challenges of an ageing population and persons with disabilities. It also aims to examine ways to address challenges associated with improving mobility and transportation needs for the elderly and disabled.

We look forward to welcoming you to India. India has enchanted and intrigued the world since times immemorial. Not only is India known for its legendary hospitality that it extends to one and all but the sights and sounds of India enthrall people from across the globe.

Let’s make Incredible India… Accessible India!

Sub Themes

* Role of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)
* Best practices and innovations
* Accessible tourism: Conservation, access to the historic and natural heritage
* Environmental impact, sustainability, and accessibility of integrated multimodal systems
* Accessible Bus Rapid Transit
* Highway design and safety
* Pedestrian mobility & safety for livable communities
* Rural access and mobility
* Implementation, monitoring and enforcement
* Others

Language
The conference will be held in English & Hindi.

Hosts, co-sponsors, etc.:
* Svayam, An initiative of S.J.Charitable Trust, India
* Government of Delhi
* Ministry of Transport, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi
* Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India
* Transportation Research Board (U.S.)

TRANSED 2012 secretariat
Svayam (An initiative of S.J. Charitable Trust)
Jindal Centre, 12, Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi-110066, India
TELEPHONE: +91 11 41462285
FAX: +91 11 26170691
EMAIL: editor@svayam.com
WEBSITE: www.transed2012.in

Contact:
Project Coordinator: Ms. Mohini Chugh – mohini.chugh@jindalsaw.com

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