TRAINING PROGRAMME & STUDY TOUR ON ELECTRIC BUSES



  
  
 
 
  • Training
04/03/2019
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08/03/2019
Shenzhen / Guangzhou
  • China

About: 

UITP Asia-Pacific is organizing the 3rd edition of Electric Buses Training and Study Tour in China, further to the successful training programme we had in 2017 and 2018, in cooperation with Shenzhen Bus Group Co., Ltd. (SBG), the largest joint venture bus enterprise in China with a long standing history and a profound brand in Shenzhen, and Foton AUV Bus, Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd (Foton AUV), making up of more than 4,000 employees dedicating to the R&D, manufacturing and sales in bus and coach sector.  This training will take place during 4-8 March 2019 in Shenzhen and Guangzhou, plus a cultural visit to top-rated attractions in Guangzhou as well as experiencing a ride on Guangzhou’s famous BRT.

The programme will provide a classroom training in Shenzhen, and offer a Study Tour covering Shenzhen and Guangzhou to provide participants a rewarding experience to visit the Chinese city with significant electric bus usage, and the home for the top electric bus manufacturer in China. 

Similar to the previous training, the programme will offer a comprehensive overview of the electric solution for urban bus networks, from the setting of a city strategy, the choice of technology, the procurement of buses, all the way to the implementation and operation of the system.

Objectives of the Programme

  • Introduce the electric solution, the different types of technologies and  compare their benefits and drawbacks
  • Understand how to get value from electric buses looking at their economic, environmental and societal feasibility
  • Learn from experience on how to implement and run electric bus lines successfully
  • Understand the implications for operations and infrastructure

Methodology

  • Get inspired by our trainers, understand the main aspects of electric buses and learn from successful best practice
  • Participate to interactive plenary sessions with introduction by course leaders, presentation by the trainer and open discussion with participants
  • Address the topic from an international perspective, enriched by different cultural approaches and points of views
  • Participate to workshop allowing you to benefit from a unique exchange of knowledge and experience between professionals from all around the world

Target Audience

  • Project managers, engineers and other professionals eager to learn more about the technology, the implementation and the running of electric buses
  • Staff from public transport operators or authorities planning to extend a fully-electric solution to the core part of the urban bus network
  • Staff from the bus industry worldwide involved in the market uptake of electric buses
  • Professionals interested in obtaining a wider and international perspective on electric buses and eager to learn more from international best practice
  • The course welcomes junior and senior participants worldwide

 

A good level of English is a compulsory requirement to attend the training

Speakers: 

Trainers’ Profiles 

Mr. Alok Jain, former D. Operations Director of KMB Hong Kong and General Manager-Marketing of MTR Corporation and Managing Director, Trans-Consult Asia, Hong Kong

Dr. Jianping Hu, Executive Vice Chairman, China Public Transportation Association (CPTA); Founder & CEO, Shenzhen Haylion Technologies Co., Ltd.

Dr. Minxiang (Matthew) Hu, Vice President, Global Business and Engineering, Shenzhen Haylion Technologies Co., Ltd.

 

 

 

 

Programme: 

Electric Bus Training in Shenzhen | 4-5 March 2019

Key topics to be covered:

  • Introduction: An electric solution for urban bus networks
  • The impact on electric bus operations
  • Batteries, Infrastructures, and Auxiliaries
  • Development history, and promotion situation of new energy vehicles in China
  • Getting value out of electric buses
  • Getting the procurement and commissioning process right
  • Introduction of  autonomous buses - development in China and in different cities around the world

Electric Bus Study Tour in Shenzhen and Guangzhou | 6-8 March 2019

6 March – Technical visit in Shenzhen

  • Visit to SZBG’s Dispatching centre + charging facilities + brief introduction
  • Visit to PT’s advanced intelligent Control Center
  • Test ride of SZBG’s  autonomous bus
  • Visit to BYD’s battery plant in Pingshan 

7 & 8 March – Technical & Cultural Visit in Guangzhou

  • Visit to Foton’s bus manufacturing plant
  • Visit to Guangzhou bus operation 
  • Cultural visit to famous attractions in Guangzhou
  • Ride on Guangzhou BRT (optional)

 

 

 

Registration: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fees for full 5-day training & study tour include:

  • Training materials
  • Coffee breaks and lunches
  • One welcome dinner
  • High Speed Train ticket from Shenzhen to Guangzhou
  • Transportation from training venue to technical/cultural visit

For full 5-day training & study tour registration please click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fees for 3-day study tour include:

  • Lunches
  • High Speed Train ticket from Shenzhen to Guangzhou
  • Transportation during the technical/cultural visit

For 3-day study tour registration please click here

 

Terms and Conditions

Please download our Terms and Conditions here.

Please note fees do not include visa application or arrangement. Please contact your local travel agent or local China embassy for travel visa to China.

**Registration fees are transferable to another employee of the same organization but it is non-refundable.

Registration is on first-come-first-served basis as there is limited capacity for the Training and/or Study Tour. Registration will close on 15 February 2019.  All payment must be paid on or before 22 February 2019 to confirm a placement in the programme.

 

For group registration (visa enquiry and/or logistics), please contact:

Sanxi DONG 
Manager, UITP China Liaison Office
Tel: (+86 755) 8895 9188
Email: sanxi.dong@uitp.org

Speakers: 

Trainers’ Profiles 

Mr. Alok Jain, former D. Operations Director of KMB Hong Kong and General Manager-Marketing of MTR Corporation and Managing Director, Trans-Consult Asia, Hong Kong

Dr. Jianping Hu, Executive Vice Chairman, China Public Transportation Association (CPTA); Founder & CEO, Shenzhen Haylion Technologies Co., Ltd.

Dr. Minxiang (Matthew) Hu, Vice President, Global Business and Engineering, Shenzhen Haylion Technologies Co., Ltd.

 

 

 

 

Partners: 

Local Host for Training & Study Tour: 

Shenzhen Bus Group Co., Ltd. (SBG), established in 1975, is the largest joint venture bus enterprise in China with a long standing history and a profound brand in Shenzhen. As one of the three major bus operators, SBG has more than 20,000 employees, operates 333 bus routes, and owns 3,820 fully electric vehicles (2,101 battery-powered electric buses, 26 battery-powered electric minibuses and 1,693 battery-powered electric taxis). After the electrification of all vehicles, the Group will have a fleet of over 10,000 fully electric vehicles in the near future.

Study Tour in Guangzhou Supported by:

Found in 2003, Foton AUV, as a strategic business unit (SBU), is the wholly-owned subsidiary company of Foton Group, dedicating to the R&D, manufacturing and sales in bus and coach sector. Foton AUV is made up of more than 4000 people with production operations in 2 major production plants (Beijing and Guangdong) and with production capacity in excess of 20,000 units per year.

With mature NEV strengths, Foton AUV has 1032 patents related to NEV, and owned strong R&D strengths including power system integration, battery, electric control unit and vehicle control unit.  Foton AUV has a variety of products ranging from 6.5m to 18m, including 3 main categories of pure electric, hybrid electric and fuel cell. During last four years, Foton AUV has sold 17,945 new energy vehicles, accounting for approximately 60% of the gross sales.