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Presentation at Dec. 2006 Meetings in China TRANSED 2007 CANADA

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Purpose of Meeting Promote TRANSED 2007 Exchange advancements on available transportation Networking

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WHAT IS ICAT? Global Center for Accessible Transportation, central command in Montreal NGO-NPO since 1988 Established under Montreal International Board individuals from Canada, UK and US Members drawn from overall Technical Program Organizer for TRANSED 2007

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ICAT\'S MISSION " To advance an all around open transportation framework for all"

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TRANSED 2007 June 18-21, 2007, Montreal Pre-meeting program June 17 Post-gathering visit June 22 Honorary President, Hon. Lise Thibault, Lieutenent-Governor of Québec

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Host City and Venue Montréal is Canada\'s second biggest city (3.4 million) French & English dialects Accessible and advantageous for universal guests Montréal Convention Center is Venue and inns in International District, near Old Montréal & China Town Ling Suen, ICAT

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Technical Program Call for Abstracts and Evaluation Abstract audit finished on August 12, 2006 Notices of Acceptance/Rejection issued on August 15, 2006 Deadline for accommodation of papers is December 31, 2006

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Technical Program (proceeded with) Abstracts and Evaluation Process 270 modified works (257 papers, 13 notices) from 38 nations Canada 48, U.S. 38, Japan 35, U.K. 28, India 20, France 16, Sweden 15, Also from Nigeria, Nepal, Brazil, Columbia, Uruguay, Slovakia, Peru, Laos, and so on 2 from Hong Kong, none from rest of China Acceptance/dismissal rates 187 Accepted for oral presentation 83 Accepted for notice presentation 18 Rejected

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Program at a Glance

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Technical Program: Sessions Program first draft finished One Opening Plenary & 5 simultaneous tracks 13 boards/round tables on: Air go for all Accessible transportation in country regions Ageing and transport Motorized versatility helps Driving end Closing Plenary – closing comments, Conference highlights, handover to next host

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Technical Program: Tutorials Monday June 18 2007 8 AM to twelve Open to delegates just Free of charge Topics recommended: Adapting Public Transit: Ergonomic Design of Vehicles and Infrastructure, Realities of Creating Products and Services for Older Adults, Paratransit Dispatch and Management System, Practical Accessibility in Developing Countries

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Technical Program: Posters Poster corridor Grouped by points Viewing time beginning Wednesday June 20, 10 AM Exclusive review time on Thursday June 21, 10 to 11 AM Health soften up whole room on Thursday to support participation

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Technical Program: Travel Scholarships Up to 12 will be given (supporter for 3 distinguished) Mandatory necessities: Accepted dynamic 2 reference letters on work in available transportation Evaluation criteria: Quality of the theoretical and need 25 solicitations to date Travel Scholarship Application structure posted on TRANSED 2007 site Looking for more backers for travel stores

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Technical Program: Awards & Prizes William G. Ringer Award by TRB Committee ABE60 amid Gala Dinner, Wed. June 20 TRANSED 2007 Awards for: Best meeting publication (decided nearby) Best gathering paper per subject (decided ahead of time) Innovative open transport item or administration exhibitor (decided nearby and recompensed Tuesday, June 19 amid lunch) People\'s Choice Award (incorporates exhibitor, notice, board discourse, presentation, and so forth.; decided nearby)

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Technical Program: Technical Tours Tour 1 a) Sponsored by Société de transport de Montréal (STM) Visit to the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) Paratransit office   Monday, June 18, 2007 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Visit 1 b) Sponsored by Société de transport de Montréal (STM) and Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT) Visit to new open Metro stations in Laval Monday, June 18, 2007 1p.m. to 4 p.m.

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Technical Tours (proceeded with) Tour 2 a) Sponsored by Nova Bus, Agence métropolitaine de transport (AMT) Accessible worker rail ride to Nova low floor transport manufacturing plant in St-Eustache Friday, June 22, 2007 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Limit for 80 people (20 people in wheelchairs) Tour 2 b) Sponsored by Van-Action Visit to Van-Action vehicle adjustment production line Friday, June 22, 2007 10 a.m. to 4 p.m

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Social Program Included in enrollment: Montréal City Highlights Tour – Sunday, June 17, 2007 Welcome Reception – Monday, June 18, 2007 Gala Dinner – Wednesday, June 20, 2007 Also accessible: Suggestions for private visits – Tuesday, June 19, 2007 Travel tips and bundles – visits previously, then after the fact TRANSED 2007

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Exhibition "Mission for Universal Mobility in Transport" Prospectus sent to all Committee Members Online Registration and Interactive Floor Plan Two days: Monday and Tuesday, June 18-19, 2007 One day open to the general population: Monday, June 18, 2007 Ten out of twenty-eight potential exhibitors affirmed Canada Pavilion (government and commonplace) Other nations welcomed to take an interest and showcase specialized advances

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Sponsorship outline sent to all Committee Members Information on TRANSED site Seven patrons affirmed to date - $101K Canada and nearby organizations just supporters to date Seeking sponsorships from different nations, including help for go for representatives from own nations or others to go to

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Registration Call for enlistment: October 2006 Early-flying creature enlistment due date: April 15, 2007 Delegate - $550 ($650 after April 15) Committee Member - $550 Senior/understudy/non-benefit association – $350 ($400 after April 15) Student – no function - $275 ($300 after April 15) Attendant - $175 ($200 after April 15) One-day enlistment - $175

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Accommodation Holiday Inn Select Montréal Center-Ville $179 single/twofold; +$10 for each extra individual 2 minutes from tradition focus 150 rooms (14 available) saved Holiday Inn Midtown $145 single or twofold; $15 more for each extra individual 15 minutes from tradition focus 50 rooms (4 available) saved University Residences Negotiate to save 20 rooms (5 available) Approximately $69 10 minutes from tradition focus

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Transportation & Information on ground exchanges for air terminal, prepare or transport stations gave on site and at purposes of landing Welcome counters to be staffed by TRANSED 2007 volunteers to help delegates Accessible transportation accommodated Montréal City Highlights Tour and specialized visits Accessible transportation accessible amongst inns and tradition focus, on interest Approximately 40 sites connected to TRANSED 2007

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TRANSED 2010 One proposition got Evaluate in Jan. 2007 Exhibit stand saved Handover arrangement

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Mark Your Calendar! Directing Committee Meeting, Montreal, Oct. 2006 Call for Registration, Nov. 2006 Deadline for Papers/Posters, Dec. 2006 Early Bird Registration, April 2007 Tours, Exhibition & Conference June 17-22 2007 Ling Suen, ICAT

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How Can You Help? Offer mailing records & data to broadcast TRANSED 2007 Act as patrons, exhibitors, accomplices and representatives Contribute thoughts, remarks, desires Come to TRANSED 2007and visit Montréal! Ling Suen, ICAT

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Contact Information TRANSED 2007 Secretariat Transport Canada Intergovernmental Affairs and Accessibility, TRANSED Place de Ville, Tower C 330 Sparks Street, Ottawa ON K1A 0N5 Canada Email: transed@tc.gc.ca Phone: Tel: 1-800-665-6478 (Canada just) or +1 613-941-0980 TTY: 1-800-823-3823 (Canada just) or +1 613-998-5368 Fax: (613) 991-6422 site: www.tc.gc.ca/transed2007 Ling Suen, ICAT

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The International Center for Accessible Transportation is satisfied to give help with Chinese. It would be ideal if you send email citing "TRANSED Enquiry" to : S. Ling SUEN International Center for Accessible Transportation 8 Riverside Drive, Suite 1004, Saint Lambert, Quebec, Canada J4S 1Y5 Mobile: (514) 898-1916 Tel/Fax: (450) 466-4305 E-mail: access@icat-ciat.org www.icat-ciat.org