Monday, March 30
8:30 - 9:30 Registration & Coffee
9:30 - 10:00

Preston Auditorium

Opening of the Transport Forum

  Ms. Katherine Sierra, Vice President, Sustainable Development Network, World Bank
10:00 - 10:30

Setting the Stage for the Transport Forum

  Mr. Jamal Saghir, Director, Energy, Transport and Water, Chair of the Transport Sector Board, World Bank
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00

Keynote Address: Explaining and Controlling “Optimism Bias” in Public Investment Projects

  Mr. Martin Wachs, Director, Transportation, Space, and Technology, RAND Corporation
12:00 - 12:30 Q&A and Discussion
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:30

Transport for Trade, part 1

Chair: Ms. Mona E. Haddad, Sector Manager, Trade Department, Poverty and Economic Management Vice Presidency, World Bank
Speakers: International Trade and Transport: Responding to the Financial Crisis
Mr. Bernard M. Hoekman, Director, Trade, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PREM), World Bank
  Private Sector Perspective
Mr. Hans-Ole Madsen, Vice President Business Development, Africa/Middle East/Indian Subcontinent Region, APM Terminals
  Transport for a Global Economy - Challenges and Opportunities in the Downturn
Mr. Kurt Van Dender, Chief Economist, International Transport Forum
15: 30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30

Transport for Trade, part 2

Chair: Mr. Jorge M. Rebelo, Lead Transport Specialist, Finance, Private Sector & Infrastructure, Latin America and The Caribbean Region, World Bank
Speakers: Brazil: From the Ports We Have to the Logistics We Need
Mr. Frederico Bussinger,
President of Port of São Sebastião and Director of Tietê Waterway, São Paulo, Brazil
  Logistics and Multimodality: Pending Agenda
Mr. Luis Guasch, Senior Regional Advisor on Regulation & Competition Finance, Private Sector and Infrastructure, Latin America and the Caribbean Region, World Bank
  Logistics for Competitiveness
Mr. Ad Toet, Director, Royal Dutch Transport (KNV), Netherlands
   
Tuesday, March 31
9:00 - 10:30

PARALLEL SESSIONS:

Chinese and Indian Railway Industry; Today and Future Possibilities

Chair: Mr. Henry Kerali, Program Team Leader, Transport; Europe and Central Asia Region, World Bank
Speakers: Dedicated Freight Corridors & High Speed Rail: India’s Ultra Low Carbon Mega Rail Projects  
Ms. Anjali Goyal, Executive Director, Finance (Budget) Ministry of Railways, India
  Railways for Development: An overview of China’s Railway Development
Program

Mr. Ede Jorge Ijjasz-Vasquez, Sector Manager, Sustainable Development, Beijing World Bank Office
Mr. Paul Amos, Consultant
 

Port Cities or City Ports? Who Calls the Shots?

Chair: Mr. Michel Audigé, Sector Manager (Transport) Sustainable Development, South Asia Region, World Bank
Speakers: Costa Rica: City-Port of Limon Project 2009 – 2014
Ms. Cecilia Claudia Corvalan, Senior Transport Economist, Latin America and Caribbean Region, World Bank
  Rijeka Gateway Program: Balancing Port-City and City-Port Development
Mr. Gerald Paul Ollivier, Senior Infrastructure Specialist, Zagreb World Bank Office
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30

PARALLEL SESSIONS:

The Liveable City: Managing the Chaos through Urban Transport

Chair: Ms. Abha Joshi-Ghani, Sector Manager, Urban Development, Sustainable Development Network, World Bank
Speakers: Transport Sector Issues - Mexico City
Mr. Bernardo Navarro Benitez
, Coordinator of the Transport Cabinet of the City of Mexico, Secretary of the Administration Council for the METRO and Public Transport Systems in Mexico City
  Transformational Impact of Transport Projects in Lagos
H.E. Babatunde Raji Fashola
, Executive Governor, Lagos State, Nigeria
  Curitiba - Liveable City – Transit and Sustainable Development
Mr. Eduardo Guimaraes,
Secretary of International Relations of the City of Curitiba, Brazil
 

Air Transport: Building Capacity and Infrastructure for Growth

Chair: Ms. Folasade Odutola, Director, Air Transport Bureau, International Civil Aviation Organisation
Speakers: Egypt Airports Development Project
Mr. Michel Bellier,
  Lead Transport Specialist, Middle East and North Africa Region, World Bank
  Kenya: Northern Corridor Transport Improvement Project - Aviation Component
Mr. Anil S. Bhandari
, Senior Adviser, Africa Region, World Bank
  Aviation Capacity and Growth: Meeting the Climate and Energy Challenge
Mr. Carl E. Burleson
, Director, Office of Environment and Energy Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:30

Energy and Transport Joint Plenary 1: Technology & Energy Innovations for Clean Transport 

Chair: Mr. Jamal Saghir, Director, Energy, Transport and Water, Chair of the Transport Sector Board, World Bank
Speakers: Mr. Csaba Csere, Former Editor-in-Chief of Car and Driver
  International Renewable Energy Agency - IRENA
Ambassador Irene Freudenschuss-Reichl, Director General for Development Cooperation Ministry for European and International Affairs, Austria
  Transport Energy Outlook 2008
Mr. Lew Fulton,
Senior Transport Energy Analyst, International Energy Agency
  PROTRAM: Federal Mass Transit Program & UTT: Urban Transport Transformation Project, México
Mr. Carlos Mier y Terán, 
Coordinator to support the Federal Massive Transport Program of FONADIN, Mexico
  Renewable Energies in the Transport Sector
Mr. Hein Winnubst,
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Government of Germany
15: 30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30

Energy and Transport Joint Plenary 2: Food, Fuel & Financial Crises: Energy and Transport Sector Challenges and Responses

Chair: Mr. Marc Juhel, Sector Manager, Transport and Mr. Lucio Monari, Sector Manager, Energy; Energy, Transport and Water Department, Sustainable Development Network, World Bank
Speakers: Implications of Global Financial Turmoil for Financing Energy Investment
Mr. Mansoor Dailami,
Director, Development Prospects Group, World Bank
  Customized Financial Solutions
Ms. Gloria Grandolini,
Director, Banking and Debt Management Group, World Bank
  MIGA: Mitigating Political Risks in Infrastructure Projects
Ms. Edith Quintrell,
Director, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
  Infrastructure: Crisis & Response
Mr. Bernard Sheahan
, Director, Infrastructure Division, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  The Financial Crisis and its Impact on the Oil & Gas Industry
Mr. Lew Watts,
Special Advisor to Chairman, PFC Energy
Wednesday, April 1
9:00 - 10:30

Transport: People and Institutions

Chair: Ms. Caroline Kende-Robb, Sector Manager, Social Development, Europe and Central Asia Region, World Bank
Speakers: Social Dimensions of Transport
Ms. Caroline Kende-Robb, Sector Manager, Social Development, Europe and Central Asia Region, World Bank
  Transforming Life in Rural Yemen Through RAP
Mr. Hakim Aghbari, Program Director for the Rural Access Program, Ministry of Public Works and Highways, Yemen
  Toilets, Benches, and Trees: Addressing the Needs of the Laobaixing - The Liaoning experience
Dr. Shomik Mehndiratta, Senior Transport Specialist,  East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank
10: 30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30

Empowerment through Institutional Development in Transport Projects

Chair: Mr. Marc Juhel, Sector Manager, Transport; Energy, Transport and Water Department, Sustainable Development Network, World Bank
Speakers: Madhya Pradesh Road Development Corporation: A Case Study of ADB Assistance for Institutional Development in the Transport Sector in India
Mr. Prodyut Dutt, Senior Transport Specialist, Asian Development Bank
  Poverty Alleviation of Rural Poor : An Approach in Bangladesh
Engr. M. A. Quader
, Project Director, RTIP, LGED, Dhaka, Bangladesh
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:00

The Future of Infrastructure Financing - Panel Discussion

Moderator: Mr. Robert Puentes, Senior Fellow and Director, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution
Panelists: Mr. Ravi Bugga, Senior Manager for Transport, International Finance Corporation
  Transport: Invisible Force - Visible Impacts
Mr. Mervin Chetty
, GM Strategy, Security and SHEQ, Transnet Port Terminals, South Africa
  Carbon Finance: Ideas for transportation infrastructure
Mr. Terry Gallagher
, Vice President, Emissions Trading, Kaufman Brothers
  Public Private Partnerships and Performance Based Infrastructure
Mr. Allan T. Marks
, Partner, Global Project Finance Group Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
16: 00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30

Transport Policy - Panel Discussion

Moderator: Mr. Jamal Saghir, Director, Energy, Transport and Water, Chair of the Transport Sector Board, World Bank
Panelists: Mr. Hakim Aghbari, Program Director for the Rural Access Program, Ministry of Public Works and Highways, Yemen
  Mr. Frederico Bussinger, President of Port of São Sebastião and Director of Tietê Waterway, São Paulo, Brazil
  Mr. Yeshey Zimba, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Works and Human Settlement, Bhutan
17:30 Closing Remarks
Mr. Jamal Saghir, Director, Chair of the Transport Sector Board, and Mr. Marc Juhel, Sector Manager, Transport; Energy, Transport and Water, World Bank

 

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