Invitation: Transport and Environment Science Technology (TEST) network: Media & Govt Liaison Workshop

The Department of Transport in partnership with the University of Cape Town: Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, Centre for Transport Studies, will host a workshop to inform various stakeholders and the media about the activities and achievements of the Transport and Environment Science Technology (TEST) network, with regards to research on traffic congestion, air pollution (including greenhouse gases and noise), Non-Motorized Transport (NMT), and road safety.

Details of the workshop are as follows:

VENUE: CSIR Conference Centre: Meiring Naude Road, Brummeria, Pretoria

DATE: Thursday, 24 October 2013

TIME: 08:00-17:00

The workshop aims to mobilize a high level of co-operative effort through networking activities to focus scientific and technological research in transport, stimulate debate, awareness, co-operation and problem solving, which can contribute to the achievement of MDGs.

Gail Jennings, publisher of the Cape Town Bicycle Map (@Rideyourcity) and founder of Mobility magazine, will be speaking about Best Practice in Reporting Research Results by the Media Fraternity.

Feel free to inform your colleagues about this event.

Below please find a document summarizing the purpose of the event, draft programme and the directions to the venue.

Please confirm your attendance by 22 October 2013 to:

Ms Mandisa Olatunde (email: MahlangM@dot.gov.za ; tel: 012 309 3003) or

Mr Moshe Ramotshwane (email: RamotsM@dot.gov.za; tel: 012 309 3036) or

Ms Patronella Hadebe (email: HadebeP@dot.gov.za ;  tel: 012 309 3072)

Draft programme

CSIR Directions

TEST Invitation

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