Save the Date for Our Final Conference!

Please join us for the Final Virtual Conference of the mobil.LAB Doctoral Research Group on September 14th, 2020 from 11:00 to 18:00. Our thirteen doctoral fellows will share the results from their research projects and invite you to join in the day's discussion on how we might approach Changing Unsustainable Mobility Cultures.

We are hosting this conference on Remo Conference and the virtual doors open at 10:30. For information on how join visit our conference website:

The free virtual event is financed by the Hans Böckler Foundation and is hosted by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Nürtingen-Geislingen University (HfWU). Anyone interested in joining the dialog is welcome to join us! 

Virtual Conference Program

10:30:  Doors Open

                 Join early, set up your virtual badge, and  and start connecting on the tables.

11:00 - 12:30:  Welcome Session

  Introductions from our Speakers Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gebhard Wulfhorst and Prof. Dr. Sven Kesselring

Keynote from Prof. Dr. Henrike Rau
Title: Mobility Cultures in Transition: Infrastructure, Policies, and Everyday Practices

13:00 - 15:00:   Parallel Sessions I

Session I-A
Session I-B

The boring behaviors of everyday?
Understanding how people practice mobility

(read the abstracts)

D(r)iving into a sustainable future?
Analyzing ways to new mobility and automotive concepts

(read the abstracts)


Moderator: Dr.-Ing. Benjamin Büttner

Individual lives, shared living: The role of place-based communities in a mobile world
Julie Magelund

Where am I going? How am I going?: Wayfinding in Public Transit
Anthony Ferri

What types of interactions do bicyclists experience in Munich’s bicycle lanes?
Cat Silva

Moderator: Dr.-Ing. Montserrat Miramontes

Car states in motion: Negotiating mobility in industrial politics
Michael Mögele

New ways to mobility concepts based on biocybernetic systems modelling and simulation
Gabriele Harrer-Puchner

System analysis of on-demand mobility services
Christian Assmann

15:30 - 17:30:  Parallel Sessions II

Session II-A
Session II-B

Equitable and eco-friendly? 
Planning tools for sustainable mobility

(read the abstracts)

Who’s driving, who’s driven? 
Exploring shared and automated mobilities

(read the abstract)


Moderator: Dr.-Ing. Matthew Bediako Okrah

The interrelationship between transport, land use and noise
Nico Kühnel

Carbon-based accessibility instruments: visual tools for low carbon mobility options
Julia Kinigadner

Spatial fairness assessment of the allocation of bike-sharing supply
David Duran Rodas

Assessing Pedestrian Impacts of Future Land Use and Transportation Scenarios
Qin Zhang

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Dominic Villeneuve

Non-commercial carsharing: Sharing beyond profit
Luca Nitschke

Automated driving and politics of displacement
Eriketti Servou

Taxi driving in Mumbai: Disruption or business as usual?
Tobias Kuttler

17:30 - 18:00:  Closing Session

                   Input from Conference Observer Prof. Dr. Justin Spinney
  Final Open Discussion around our theme: Changing Unsustainable Mobility Cultures  

18:00 - 19:00:  Stay for Conversation 

                   Feel free to stay online for another hour to connect with the other conference participants.


Go to to read abstracts on the PhD fellow's presentations and join the conference.

  →  Download the the Save the Date program flyer here.