STEP-UP: NEW SCENARIES ON MULTIMODAL MOBILITY
INFOMOBILITY FOR SUSTAINABLE PASSENGERS’ FLOW BETWEEN ITALY AND CROATIA
THE CONFERENCE is organised as the first Training Session of STEP-UP project, INTERREG ITALY-CROATIA funded by the European Regional Development Funds. The conference aims to promote the knowledge of the fields of tourism, multimodality and ICT systems applied to passenger flows, and bring attention to development projects involving the Adriatic area between Italy and Croatia.
The invited speakers are both experts within the project partnership and external professionals, all of them own renowned experience in the field they present.
The conference will be followed by two other training sessions on topics such as info-mobility and the European perspective in the field of transport and tourism. All the sessions, held in English as official language of the project, are free and accessible remotely via webinar.
Port Network Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea
“EU projects of the Port of Trieste: several tools for a smart port”
The presentation gives an overview of the European Projects that the Port Network Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea – Port of Trieste is participating, as lead partner as well as project partner. EU projects represent a fundamental instrument to pursue the mission of the Port of Trieste and to optimise the existing port infrastructures with the final aim to make the Port of Trieste more competitive and more attractive to investors. The port of Trieste is involved in 22 co-funded projects, for an overall budget of 126.7 mln euros and an EU contribution of 32.3 mln euros in the following domains: infrastructures (3 projects), environment and energy efficiency (6 projects), port-inland optimisation (3 projects), culture (1 project), development cooperation (1 project), ICT (8 projects). With a particular focus on ICT, the following projects are presented. One project related to maritime access: INTESA – Improving maritime transport efficiency and safety in the Adriatic (Interreg Italia-Croazia 2014-2020); two projects related to road access: “PORTIS – Sustainable mobility solutions for port cities (Horizon 2020), URSA MAJOR neo (Connecting Europe Facility – CEF); four projects related to railway access and fast corridors: AlpInnoCT – Alpine Innovation for Combined Transport (Interreg Spazio Alpino), PROMARES – Promoting maritime and multimodal freight transport in the Adriatic Sea (Interreg Italia-Croazia 2014-2020), SMARTLOGI – Logistica transfrontaliera sostenibile e intelligente (Interreg Italia-Austria), COMODALCE – Enhancing COordination on multiMODAL freight transport in CE (Interreg Central), FENIX – A European FEderated Network of Information eXchange in Logistics (Connecting Europe Facility – CEF).
Dott. Ing. Valentina Boschian, Ph.D., works at the Port Network Authority of the Eastern Adriatic Sea – Port of Trieste, in the Digital Port Area. Since 2008, her expertise is focused on consultancy activities related to the analysis of ICT impact on new business cases, mainly in the field of transport and logistics. After obtaining a degree in Management Engineering and a PhD in Computer Science Engineering, she worked as a project manager in several international research projects. She is also expert in business model innovation.
Main skills: Analysis and modelling of processes; Assessment analysis (based on KPIs definition); Management of complex systems with analytical models; Analysis of business scenarios, Use Case identification and User Requirement definition; Project management, ICT applications in logistics and transportation management.
- Dottorato (Ph.D.) in Information Technology Engineering, University of Trieste (2012)
- Degree in Management Engineering and Integrated Logistics (graduation with first class honours, “110/110 e lode”), University of Trieste (2008)
- Degree in Management Engineering (graduation with first class honours, “110/110 e lode”), University of Trieste (2003).
CINZIA DE MARZO
Lawyer, specialized in European Union Law & International Sustainable Tourism Expert
“Sustainable destination management plans fostering climate change mitigation in the tourism sector, including transnational multimodal transport”
- Short overview about Paris Agreement objectives and UN Sustainable Development Goals
- Alignement to the existing EU policy framework and strategies (Coastal and Maritime tourism strategy for more Growth and Jobs, EUSAIR, A Clean Planet for all, Reflection Paper towards a sustainable Europe by 2030…)
- Geo-political context (Adriatic and Ionion Regions)
- Interregional cooperation between Croatia and Italy for promoting multimodel transports and sustainable mobility
Cinzia de Marzo, a lawyer specialising in EU Law and economy, is dedicated to sustainable tourism within the European Union. For several years now, she has been worked on the ETIS system, as an EU national expert at the Commission and as one of the people deeply involved in the implementation of EUSAIR (Adriatic-Ionian) EU Strategy. She talked with Stefan Lazic about the need for quality measurement for sustainable tourism and why is it important to work together to secure a brighter future.
Sinergia, Technical Assistance of Marche Region (STEP-UP project Lead Partner)
“STEP UP INTERREG IT-HR Project“
An overview of STEP-UP Project, INTERREG IT-HR.
Sinergia, Technical Assistance of Marche Region (STEP-UP project Lead Partner)
Central Department of Infrastructures and Territory, Friuli Venezia Giulia Region
“Improving maritime and multimodal transport services between Italy and Croatia: the experience in MOSES project and the expectations from ICARUS project.“
The presentation is intended to provide an overlook on the concrete contributions provided so far in the framework of Standard+ project MOSES, based on the capitalization of the previous strategic project EASEAWAY (IPA Adriatic 2007-2013), in terms of new sustainable passenger mobility options made available in the cross-border Programming area, showing two best practices developed during summer 2018, with a final focus extended also to the expected outputs of the ICARUS project, recently approved among the Standard projects, which is strongly based on the concept of Mobility as a Service.
Civil servant at Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, Central Directorate for infrastructure and territory, Coordinator of the European Programmes Unit. He graduated at the University of Trieste (Italy) in Political Sciences. He started working as free lance journalist for a regional newspaper in 1994 and kept working as free lance until 2004. In 1995 he moved to London for a six months working postgraduate experience in the Shipping management sector and then he worked from 1996 until 2000 for an Italian company as assistant technical manager (shipping sector – commercial vessels). In 2000 he moved to work for Friuli Venezia Regional administration, in the field of programmes and projects co-financed by EU.
He has worked in over 30 cooperation projects since Programming period 1999 – 2001 co-financed by EU structural funds in logistic, freight and passenger transport sectors, and acted as a co-ordinator in four of them, where selected ones are: TRANSITECTS, ALPFRAIL and ALPINNOCT (rail freight sector, Alpine Space Programme), SONORA and BATCo (Baltic – Adriatic freight transport axis, Central Europe Programme), FUTUREMED (ICT and port-hinterland freight links, MED Programme), ADB multiplatform and Acrossee (freight intermodal transport, SEE Programme) PORTUS and EA SEA-WAY (passengers mobility in Adriatic and Ionian area, IPA Adriatic Programme), MOSES and ICARUS (mobility of passengers, Italy-Croatia Programme).
He is currently managing, as project manager, the project CROSSMOBY, which is a strategic project approved in the framework Interreg Italy-Slovenia Programme, developing and promoting environmentally friendly, intermodal transport solutions for passengers across the crosss-border area.
Project manager, solution designer in ITS projects and International cooperation, Pluservice, Technical Assistance of Marche Region (STEP-UP project Lead Partner)
“The role of Mobility as a Service“
An overview on Mobility as a Service
Daniela Vasari graduated in Computer Engineering, in March 2009. She works in PluService since 2009 as Solution Designer for ITS in Passenger Transportation and since 2014 as Senior Project Manager.
She is involved in EU-International-National projects on topics such as Demand Responsive Transport, Multi-modal Traveller Information Systems, Automatic Vehicle Monitoring systems.
She is the Project Manager of several European funded projects.
MARIA PIA FANTI
Full professor of System and Control Engineering, Department of Electrical and Information Engineering of the Polytechnic University of Bari
“Electro-mobility integrated into transport and mobility networks“
Electro-mobility integrated into transport and mobility networks concerning: open problems related to alectromobility as the major factor towards transport decarbonization, two in progress European H2020 projects for electromobility underlining their strategic objectives, some developed ICT tools for electromobility (Virtual Sensors) and their implementation methodology, hyper-networks, personal mobility probability and charge price prediction.
Maria Pia Fanti is full professor of System and Control Engineering at the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering of the Polytechnic of Bari (Italy).
She received the Laurea degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Pisa (Italy), in 1983. She was a visiting researcher at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of Troy, New York, in 1999. Since 1983 she has been with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the Polytechnic of Bari (Italy), where she was Assistant Professor from 1990 till 1998 and Associate Professor from 1990 till April 2012.
Maria Pia Fanti is IEEE fellow for contributions to modeling and control of discrete event systems.
Her research interests include Discrete event systems, Petri net, consensus algorithms, networked and control systems, management and modeling of logistic systems, automated manufacturing systems, automatic guided vehicle systems, traffic networks, and healthcare systems.
Maria Pia Fanti is author of 2 books and 280+ papers including 85 journal papers including, 11 book chapters and many conference proceeding papers.
Software analyst and project manager, Pluservice, Technical Assistance of Marche Region (STEP-UP project Lead Partner)
“Intermodality for a seamless solution“
Definition of Intermodality, exploring the opportunities it offers
Short – bio
After her Master Degree in industrial engineering at the University of Bologna and an internship at IRU, Giorgia Fanesi has worked on ICT projects for PluService s.r.l. and is currently Software Analyst and Project Manager at myCicero.
Senior Associate for Development and EU projects, City of Šibenik (STEP-UP project Partner)
“Improving passengers’ mobility, new ideas and methods to ensure sustainable mobility“
Ideas and ways to improve passenger mobility in the city. Basically, every city due to its specific morphological, cultural, social and economic features has to develop specific transport solutions that suits the needs of local resident living in it. Which are the crucial steps to do it? An indication about where to start and how EU funds can help us to resolve this issue. The City of Šibenik as an example: what it has done so far and what is planned next.
Petar Mišura graduated on the faculty of Economics and enrolled postgraduate studies in ”Finance and Banking” at the Faculty of Economics and Business in Zagreb. After graduation, Petar Mišura enrolled Ph.D. “Economics” at the Faculty of Economics and Business in Split. At the beginning of his career, he worked at the Central Bureau of Statistics. After his experience, he started to work at the Jadranska Banka and soon after, at the Croatian Telecom (Hrvatski Telekom) where he completed the additional education in the field of the project management. In 2011 he became the first head of the newly established administrative department of the city of Sibenik for the Economy, Entrepreneurship, and Development, where he remains working until today. From 2013 to 2018 he worked as the assistant to the Head of the office and from 2018 he works as the acting chief of the office.
Architect, PhD at Engineering and Architecture Department at the University of the Studies of Trieste
“Smart Cruise Destination“
The research introduces the concept of smart cruise destination in order to manage in an innovative way the cruise tourist flows. The network of cruise destination is based on the principle of sustainable tourism. It considers a framework consisting of a combination of distributed knowledge, data and models. Through this framework, the stakeholders have the possibility to base on sound and rational bases all decisions concerning policies, infrastructure development and the managing system. Moreover, the smart cruise destination is based on the evolution of the well-known tourism destination concepts with the aim to enhance both the residents’ wellbeing and tourists’ enjoyment and satisfaction. To fulfil this aim, the knowhow of experience economy is adopted in different scale.
Sara Carciotti is a young Italo-Slovenian architect specialized in exhibit design. After her master degree she has worked in the Architectural industry for a long period. Her international experience covers a wide range of projects and competitions from home units, commercial and retail mixed-use projects to urban design and sustainable strategy planning. After Venice, Paris and Ljubljana she has started the PhD program at the University of Trieste where actually works with the group of the prof. Ukovich. She is mostly focused on projects regarding urban mobility, people mobility and tourist’s wellbeing.
Director for Quality of Touristic Areas, Emilia Romagna Region (STEP-UP project Partner)
“The beauty of small villages. Intermodality: the path to encounter it“
When you can only move with your private vehicle to reach the historic villages you arrive in small towns, where it becomes difficult to move and park. When in this situation the desire to visit authentic places arises, to discover the true traditions and the soul of a community that is different from the usual, once you have chosen a real place that you would like to know … often you give up. What is the waiver due to? The frustrating idea of having to plunge into traffic and get back to parking problems. That’s why we need a new intermodality, along the coast and towards the small charming villages of the hinterland.Train, bicycle and public buses are the means that, interconnected and made available and usable by smart technologies, can bring new travelers to the discovery of art, history, nature and local products, and contribute to the economic development of small towns without altering their features.
Laura Schiff is graduated in Agricultural Sciences in 1977 at the University of Bologna, with specialization in territorial planning. She held the positions of Manager of the Planning Office of the Mountain Community of the Appennino of Bologna and that of Head of the floriculture sector and public green. From 1991 to 2017, she was the urban quality manager of the tourist resorts at the Tourism Department of the Emilia-Romagna Region. From 1991 to 2017 he designed and managed numerous projects – both at the regional and European level – for sustainable development of tourist areas for the creation and enhancement of new tourist products. From 2017 she directs the Communication, promotion, coordination of European projects and special projects of the Emilia-Romagna Region; is coordinator for the Italin Regions for managing important projects financed by the Ministry of Tourism, with the purpose of deloping the Network of Italian Historic Villages, Landscapes and Accessible Tourism.
Consultant for EU Projects, Zadar Airport (STEP-UP project Partner)
“Cultural routes – a potential for info-mobility services“
The presentation will consist of three parts providing context and information for utilizing info-mobility services in current touristic trends.First part will elaborate what Cultural routes are, focusing mainly on the EU initiative of Cultural Routes, but also will elaborate how this touristic/business model can be developed on local/regional/europe level.Second part will focus on current touristic trends and developments. Cultural routes as a cultural tourism service fits in well with current trends, strategic priorities such as sustainability etc.Finally, third part will focus on how can info-mobility services fit in the Cultural routes and what are the best ways to approach it.
Vanja Lipovac has master degree in cultural sociology (2015). Shortly after, he started an internship in Zadar County department for EU projects and development, where he participated on preparation and implementation of several national and international EU projects.
After finishing a year of internship he started working as a project manager for „Foster children rights“ project, financed from European social funds. After the project ended, he started working as a consultant for EU project for Driope. He is mostly focused on projects regarding urban mobility, intermodality, info-mobility and sustainable development.