The Role of Information Technologies in Transportation Services: Promises and Perils of Big Data

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 12:00to13:00
Webinar, CA

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Our first Lunch&Learn session of the year features a lecture by Professor Manish Shirgaokar on how information technologies, including phone applications and social media, may be leveraged to enhance mobility and the accessibility of transportation services. We will explore both the opportunities and challenges that data from information technologies offer.


12:00-12:05 PM Welcome & Introductions
12:05-12:45 PM Lecture
12:45-12:55 PM Moderated Q&A
12:55-1:00 PM Closing and upcoming sessions


This is an online webinar hosted on Zoom. To receive details to enter the event, please register


Photo of speaker Manish Shirgaokar


Manish Shirgaokar is an assistant professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Colorado Denver. He conducts research at the intersection of social equity and transportation, with a focus on travel issues among older adults, women, immigrants, and low-income households. He has published on cases in the US, Canada, and India. At the University of Colorado, he teaches seminar and lab-based courses in transportation planning/policy, data analytics, and geographic information systems. You can learn from his website and Twitter.

What are Lunch&Learn's?

The CAnD3 Lunch&Learn series is designed to introduce our Fellows, team members, and partners to emerging research on topics related to population dynamics and population aging. These modules will cover the Four CAnD3 Population Aging Axes: (1) family and social inclusion; (2) education, labour and inequality; (3) migration and ethnicity; and (4) wellbeing and autonomy.

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