Draft agenda for the next INTALInC workshop – University of Cape Coast, Ghana

On 22nd – 23rd May, INTALInC members will meet at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana for a workshop, ‘Transport and Mobilities: Meeting the Needs of Vulnerable Populations in Developing Cities’. A draft agenda is now available here.

The workshop will bring together members from across the Network and will include a series of presentations by local and international stakeholders, as well as an opportunity to conduct fieldwork in Cape Coast.

Set-up meeting – Leeds, UK – 22 & 23 Feb 2017. 

Led by University of Leeds.

Focus: the overall aims of the network programme, agree specific objectives and establish existing thinking about social impacts and equity in transport.

Workshop Summary

Workshop 1 – Cape Coast, Ghana – 22 & 23 May 2017.

Co-led by Durham and University Cape Coast.

Focus: mobility concerns and needs of children and young people.

Workshop 2 – Dhaka, Bangladesh – 19 & 20 August 2017

Co-led by University of Leeds and University of Asia Pacific

Focus: mobility concerns and employment accessibility needs of low income women in the context of their everyday lives and caring responsibilities

Workshop 3 – Lagos, Nigeria – 26 & 27 October 2017

Co-led by University College London and Lagos State University

Focus: relationships between urban transport, poverty and well-being, building on a research project led by UCL in Nigeria.

Workshop 4 – Makarere, Uganda – 23 & 24 January 2018

Co-led by University of Manchester and Urban Action Lab, Makerere University

Focus: user needs and preferences of physically challenged persons and pregnant women, mobility options (motorcycle taxis, over-crowded mini buses, narrow sidewalks).

Final dissemination event – University of Oxford, UK – 3 & 4 May 2018

Led by University of Oxford

Focus: discuss and identify common insights and contributions to to academic thinking; finalise recommendations for future policy and identify ways in which the spatial transferability of exemplar projects and best practice interventions can be enhanced; to co-produce a listed of future research and activity priorities

Project end – 30th June 2018