Thursday 7 April 2016 from 9am to 4.15pm


Registration and welcome coffee/tea


Isabelle Schirmer, VMIF founder

Welcome and scene setting from the Commune de Bagnes
Eloi Rossier President of the Commune de Bagnes


Session 1 – Outlook  New Trends and Innovations in Shared Mobility

Nicolas Louvet, CEO, 6 t, consulting and research firm in mobility

New services and new business models available to local governments, companies
and private individuals
Who will prevail in the future: global specialists in car-sharing, ride-sharing and on demand
​transport or regional platforms aggregating different types of shared mobility offers?


Session 2 – Projects and Innovative Solutions: carsharing,
ridesharing and hybrid or multi-service platforms

Lessons learned from ridesharing in ‘Arc Jurassien’ since 2011
Giorgio GiovanniniGeneral Manager, Mobilidée Sàrl

Taxito, connecting public and private transport in rural areaa
Martin Beutler, Founder and Manager

YoCar! Free floating electric car sharing project
Walter Cruz, Founder

Catch a Car! First results of the free floating experiment by Mobility Carsharing in Bâle​
Luis-Miguel Gomez, Mobility CarSharing AG

MOPeasy, a combined carsharing/ride sharing solution for local governments and enterprises
Bruno Flinois, President


11h15    Coffee/tea break


Session 3 – Mobility Issues in the Commune de Bagnes and the Last Mile Project in Verbier

Patrick Bruchez (Councilor) and Tristan Larpin (urban planner Commune de Bagnes)


Session 4 – Panel Discussion on the evolution of shared mobility in

Growth drivers? Market segments growing the fastest?
Is demand driven by local governmentscompanies or private individuals?
What is the share of e mobility in shared mobility?
What are the service and technology innovations?
Who are the new entrants?

Discussion facilitated by
César Conforti, Professor at HEIA-Fr and director of the ‘team+’ consulting firm

Panellists, in addition to previous speakers:

Professor Pini, Director of the Observatory for Mobility of the University of Geneva (OUM)

Christian Hänggi, President of the Swiss Association of Transport Engineers and Experts
(SVI) and Director Transitec Sa


Lunch at the W hotel


Session 5 – Mobility Policy in the Valais Canton​

Vincent Pellissier, Chief Engineer for the Canton and Head of the Department for roads,
transport and waterways (SRTCE)


Session 6 – Public Transports, can public morph into
‘on demand transport’?

Cristal Solution : electric and bimodal transport system
Jean François Argence, Director for New Mobilities, Lohr Industry Group

On demand public transport, the ‘agile bus’ project for Chablais Agglo
Philippe Gentizon, Director RR&A, Roland Ribi & Associés SA, consulting firm, mobility and urban planning

Session 7 –  The bike, an alternative or a complement to ‘4 wheelbased solutions’?

​From VeloPass to PubliBike, what are the success factors for shared mobility solutions based
on bikes?
Vincent Pellissier, VeloPass co-founder


Session 8 – Telecommunications and technology as enablers of

‘How can Big Data support Mobility?’ Case studies in Montreux and Pully
Raphael Rollier, Swisscom SA., head of the Smart City programme

‘Ecovillages’ Forum and its Hackathon 2016:  Access, mobility and services for mountain
Didier Faure, Eco Villages Les Diablerets

Questions and Answers.
Concluding Remarks


Departure for Martigny for participants who would like to join the Swiss Mobility Days at
the CERM in Martigny to:

Test electric and hybrid vehicles in the test drive area of the Swiss Mobility Days;


Participate in a tour of the Energypolis EPFL – Valais Wallis demonstration station together with the participants to the Scientific Symposium organised on 7 April by the Swiss Mobility Days. The demonstration station includes a ‘redox flow’ type vanadium battery which stores excess electricity and generates hydrogen. It is planned to combine the battery with a fast charging station for electric vehicles and a hydrogen recharge station for vehicles powered with hydrogen fuel cells.


For more information:


Swiss Mobility Days will organise transport from the CERM in Martigny to the Energypolis
EPFL – Valais Wallis demonstration station and back to the CERM after the tour.