Speakers

Front cover of the programme review document
Programme Review

Download TTF17 conference review

Speakers at TTF17


Keynote: Matthew Clark
Intelligent Mobility, 
Steer Davies Gleave
Matthew is a specialist in Intelligent Mobility at Steer Davies Gleave. His work focuses on analysis of the market for new and enhanced transport services both in the UK and worldwide with a particular focus on shared transport. He works for both the public sector and private sector building an evidence base to maximise the positive impacts of new transport technologies in our cities and towns. Based in London, Matthew works on a range of projects planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating projects involving car clubs, bike sharing, on-demand taxis, on-demand minibuses and autonomous vehicles in the UK, US and Latin America.


Giuseppe Attoma
Founder and CEO, attoma, Paris, France
Giuseppe Attoma Pepe created Attoma in Paris (France) in 1997, preaching since then the value of a structured as well as humanistic approach to Information and Interaction Design. Attoma is now a leading european consultancy (Paris, Milan, Berlin) in User Experience and Service Design with a strong expertise in the mobility domain, working with key clients such as SNCF, RATP, Keolis, Transdev, Société du Grand Paris (SGP), Île-de-France Mobilité (Paris Region Transport Authority), Grand Lyon, etc.


Paul Clemens Bart
Co-founder BART//BRATKE
Paul Clemens Bart is a German architect and designer, currently based in London. He collected a wide choice of experience in multifaceted disciplines, working at Zaha Hadid Architects, LAVA Sydney and Berlin and as a fellow at the German Institute of Science and Technology, Singapore. In 2014 Paul co-founded the research design collaborative BART//BRATKE, following ten years of collaborative work. Paul holds a diploma in architecture from Technical University of Munich and a MArch from the Architectural Association’s Design Research Lab in London. His work is committed to emerging technologies, digital methodologies and their application across scales – from urban visions to ecological mobile systems – and has been internationally published and exhibited, e.g. at the 13th Architectural Biennale in Venice and the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show.


Stefan Blachfellner
Managing Director, Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science (BCSSS), Vienna, Austria

Stefan Blachfellner also chairs the Group on Socio-Ecological Systems and Design in the International Society for the Systems Sciences, and is the Founding Editor of the journal Systema: Connecting Matter, Life, Culture, and Technology, building on his broad international experience as an entrepreneur, consultant and university lecturer in Austria, Germany, China and the USA. In 2016 he was appointed as Special Adviser of the European Commission for Mobility and Transport on Digitalization and Multimodal Transport.


Marvin Bratke
Co-founder BART//BRATKE
Marvin Bratke is German architect and designer, currently based in Berlin. Following ten years of collaborative experience in academic, research and professional projects he co-founded his speculative research office BART//BRATKE as a network of creative minds in 2014. His ongoing research and design ambitions are focused on emergent technologies in architecture and industrial design, the digital methodology relating both professions and their application in performance-orientated, mobile and ecological building systems. His award-winning work has been widely published in several journals and exhibited e.g. at the IAA Frankfurt and Munich Design Week. Marvin has been collaborating with internationally renowned office Graft, LAVA and KERE Architecture.


Veronika Egger
Owner, is-design, Vienna, Austria
Veronika is an information designer. She runs her own design consultancy, is-design in Vienna, Austria, focusing on inclusive information design for architecture, public transport and medicine. She is also an Access Consultant and advocates inclusive, user-centred design. As partner and lead partner in mobility and public transport research she has published a number of papers and presented at many international conferences.
Veronika is Board member of the International Institute for Information Design (IIID), co-founder of “design for all” in Austria, and life fellow of the Communication Research Institute (CRI).


Lisa Ehrenstrasser
Owner, iDr Design, Vienna, Austria
Lisa is a User Experience (UX) consultant, interaction designer and owner of iDr Design. In her work she focuses on the design of tangible, accessible interaction with environments and technologies. She applies user-centred design techniques and processes. She teaches at the Vienna University of Science and Technology Faculty of Informatics, serves on the Board of design for all in Austria and is a member of IIID.


Tomoya Kamijo
Designer, i-design, Japan
Tomoya Kamijo is a designer of i Design inc. which specializes in signage design of public facilities, such as railways, airports and environmental design fields. Main objective of the firm is to communicate information by developing and providing user-friendly signage systems. He has 8 years’ experience in public information design both at railway stations and at airports in Japan.
Recently he has been working as a signage expert of Ho Chi Minh City Urban Railway Construction project Line 1. He has finished the planning of signage practical drawings of 17 stations and its sign manual.


Myles Miller
CEO, Lead Up.biz, Pennsylvania, USA
Multi-national CEO, two-time Best Selling Author and Radio Host of “MylesofSUCCESS”, Myles Miller is the CEO and Founder of multi-national training and success development companies operating in over 100 countries including LEADUP, LearningBreaks and SUCCESSHQ.
Myles has over 30 years’ experience in the project management field, across multiple industries including retail, defense, state and federal government and most recently hospitality. During his varied career, he has led projects ranging in budgetary size from $100K to $500B. Myles has a BS in Business Management from Penn State University and a MBA from La Salle University in International Business Management and recently acquired his PhD from Baylor University.


Nadine Moritz
Research Associate, Logistikum, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Nadine Moritz is Research Associate at Logistikum Steyr. She acquired her Master’s degree in “Supply Chain Management” at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. Currently, she is employed as a Research Associate with the Logistikum Steyr, Austria, and involved in the development of the Urban Mobility Laboratory “MobiLab Upper Austria”. In this context, she is dealing with the elaboration of a concept regarding creative environments triggering innovation. Besides this, Nadine is trying to promote multimodal dangerous goods transport in the course of the Interreg Central Europe project “ChemMultimodal”. Hereby, the focus is put on the identification of potential modal shift volumes in close cooperation with relevant actors along the transport chain.


Christian Nordström
Design Manager, Ruter, Oslo, Norway
Christian Nordström studied print technology at Gjøvik University College (Norway) and information design at the University of Reading (UK). He previously worked at Suunto Oy (Finland), being responsible for the design and development of product manuals and packaging. Christian has since 2013 worked at the public transport authority for Oslo and Akershus counties, Ruter As (Norway), starting as an information designer and now working as design manager. He is involved in digital-, print-, industrial- and service design projects.


Gerhard Nussbaum
KI-I Competence Network Information Technology to Support the Integration of People with Disabilities, Linz, Austria
Gerhard Nussbaum is researcher at the KI-I and is responsible for project management and technical issues. He studied computer science at the Johannes Kepler University Linz and received his degree in 2003. His current research work is related to the use of information and communication technology to enable the integration of people with disabilities. It concerns the field of assistive technology as well as accessibility and usability of modern IT and the Internet. Furthermore he is specialized in environmental control, smart environments and toy accessibility.


Tony Pearce
VP Smart City Sales, T-Kartor, Sweden
Tony Pearce has extensive experience with some of the world’s best known Pedestrian Wayfinding systems, including London, New York, Toronto and Birmingham (UK).
With a design education from England, he has spent the past 17 years working with wayfinding and public transport information for Swedish firm T-Kartor.
His roles have included cartographer, graphic designer, project manager, business development manager and (currently) VP Smart City Sales.


Judith Preinesberger
Research Associate, Logistikum, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Judith Preinesberger is Research Associate at Logistikum Steyr. Judith holds a Master’s degree in “Supply Chain Management” from the University of Applied Science Upper Austria. She wrote her master thesis on the topic “Critical Success factors for the implementation of a mobility living lab in the region of Upper Austria” and currently works for the Logistikum Steyr as a Research Associate in the field of “Urban Mobility Living Labs”. In this context, she is dealing with the development of the Urban Mobility Laboratory “MobiLab Upper Austria”.


Franz Pühretmair
KI-I Competence Network Information Technology to Support the Integration of People with Disabilities, Linz, Austria
Franz Pühretmair is scientific and managing director of the KI-I. He was involved in numerous national and European research projects and was speaker at various international conferences. His current research work is based on the aim to improve the life situation of people with disabilities. In addition to information and communication technology for people with disabilities, including assistive technology, he focuses on accessibility and usability of modern IT, software, documents and the Internet, as well as accessible communication ranging from understandable information (Easy-to-Read) to Augmentative and Alternative communication(AAC).


Mandar Rane
Industrial Design Centre, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Mandar Rane is an Associate Professor at Industrial Design Centre (IDC), IIT Bombay. He is a specialist in communication design and his research concerns are on efficient organization of information and message design. His current focus is on theoretical aspects of Semantics and communication theory, to rationalize them with practice (design of communication messages).
You can learn more about his academic as well as professional work on his personal website: www.mrane.com


Shalini Sahoo
Royal College of Art, London, UK
Shalini Sahoo’s work spans from doing material and colour innovations for the automobile industry in Germany, to working as a barefoot designer with craftspeople in India and Pakistan. Apart from this, she teaches design in various universities in Germany and in the Indian sub-continent. In her works Shalini always seeks to understand the larger metaphor. Her intrinsic capacity to map the coherent elements of a project at the macro level and use this as the basic structure for finding solutions has helped her develop the method of Systems Design Analysis (SDA). She is at present doing her PhD in harmonising Human Material Interaction within interiors of public transportation at the Royal College of Art in London.


Markus Schroeppel
Professor for graphic design, design theory, signage and visual communication at the HMKW Hochschule für Medien, Kommunikation und Wirtschaft, University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany
Former Creative Director in internationally operating design-agencies for cross-media communication
concepts like guidance for the Department of Non-Aviation, Düsseldorf International Airport [DUS] or observing, examining and testing of existing signage systems, like the City Airport Bremen [BRE].
Researcher for effects in guidance and routing systems at an early stage, to develop new and unusual ways of orientation in a humanistic and generation spanning manner.


Helmut Schrom-Feiertag
Scientist, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Helmut Schrom-Feiertag has specialized for more than 10 years in analysis, modeling and simulation of pedestrian behavior, wayfinding behavior and evaluation of guidance systems in the context of urban transportation. Currently his research focuses on traffic simulation for Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) applications in the context of participatory planning and behavior analysis, for a better understanding how people interact with their physical environment and how different sources of information influence their behavior.


Doris Wiederwald
AustriaTech, Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology
Doris Wiederwald is a Senior Expert for Mobility Innovation and Policy at AustriaTech, a community-oriented company owned by the Austrian Federal Government and aims to maximise the social benefits of new technologies in transport and traffic and generate economic benefits by optimizing the future traffic situation. In her work she focuses on urban mobility and assumes the position as National Contact Point for the Urban Mobility Labs (UML), an initiative launched and funded by the Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology.