Busworld Academy is looking for speakers at the Busworld Academy Congress Latin America in december 2017

Since the Busworld Academy congress was a huge success in the previous edition, it will be organised for a second time during the Busworld Latin America 2017 exhibition in Medellin, Colombia

To attract speakers with fresh, innovative, cutting edge ideas, concepts, case studies and best practices, a 'Call for papers' is open until the 15th of June 2017.

The title of the congress will be:'Passenger focused mobility'.

Main proposed topics are:

  • Mobility as a Service & passenger comfort including bus design, integrated ticketing systems, modular and high capacity bus design and first & last mile solutions.
  • Contributive technologies towards even more sustainable buses & coaches, technologies & business models for implementation of zero emission bus transport.
  • Improving passenger & driver safety: technologies, training methods, including road safety, anti-criminality and anti-aggression measurements, anti-terror protection…
  • Market analysis: City Transport - Transport on Demand - Long Distance - Coach Tourism - incoming, inkeeping & outbound.
  • Improving public transport through adapted road infrastructure, city planning, state of the art terminals, digitalisation, camera systems,…Including BRT systems (best practices & experience exchange), Bus priority schemes & Network design (infrastructure buslanes, traffic light management) including how to plan bus services in fast growing cities: answering high density of demand, planning future transition to high capacity.
  • Contracting & franchising models
  • Image & marketing of the Bus & Coach sector services

Practical guidelines for the abstracts:

  • If the author & co-author represent a bus-coach constructor or supplier who might be an exhibitor at the Busworld Latam exhibition 2017, priority will be given to exhibitors.
  • All abstracts must be submitted throughthis online form.
  • Abstracts can be either in English or in Spanish
  • Abstracts must be 300 words or less (max 1 A4 page)
  • Abstracts should include a brief presentation of the author and of the institute/company/authority he or she represents.
  • OEM's and industry are encouraged to submit co-authored abstracts featuring their customers.

If you need more information, you can send a mail to: academy@busworld.org


  1. December 5-6, 2017
  2. Medellín Colombia

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