Graduated from Systems Engineering at the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM). Director in various companies developing technologies for transport and mobility. Vice President of Technologies at the Mexican Association of Transportation Engineering (AMIT). Associate (2001) in the International Union of Public Transport (UITP) workshops in Mexico. Founder of Intelligent Transportation Systems, AC (ITS Mexico) in 2007, current president. Permanent Advisor/Director of global companies of ITS technologies and mobility. Academic of various universities in mobility technologies and logistics platform.
José Azcárate, President, ITS Mexico
Héctor Manuel Bonilla, Coordinador, Instituto Mexicano del Transporte
Civil Engineer graduated from the Universidad Iberoamericana, with PhD studies at the Higher Technical School of Roads, Canals and Ports, of the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain. At the IMT, he is responsible for directing institutional strategies that allow the edition, publication and dissemination of the standards, manuals and recommended practices of the Regulations for Transportation Infrastructure of the SCT and its updates. He has participated in different standardization committees, subcommittees and working groups, such as the National Consultative Committees for Standardization of Land Transport, Maritime and Port Transport, Air Transport, Public Safety and Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities, in order to develop, among others, official Mexican standards and Mexican standards related mainly to transportation infrastructure. He is a member of the Mexican Association of Land Road Engineering, the Mexican Society of Geotechnical Engineering and the World Highway Association. He was part of the Mexican Organizing Committee of the XXIV World Road Congress, in which he served as general rapporteur.
Arturo Cervantes, President, ANASEVI
Surgeon from UNAM with Master's and Doctorate degrees in public health from Harvard University. From the Federal Health Secretariat, he was responsible for the design and implementation of the Mexican Road Safety Initiative (IMESEVI). He directed the first National Program for Road Safety in Mexico and founded the National Breathalyzer Program, promoting the formation of the National Network of Road Safety Auditors and the National System of Road Safety Trainers of IMESEVI. At the international level, he promoted Mexico's adherence to the United Nations Global Plan for Road Safety and the Decade of Action for Road Safety. He was a representative for Mexico in the Group of Friendly Countries of the United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety and founder of the Ibero-American Road Safety Observatory OISEVI. He promoted the National Road Safety Strategy 2011 – 2020, enacted into Law in 2011 and is the recipient of the 2012 National Road Safety Award, granted by the National Association of Private Transport of Mexico. He currently also serves as coordinator of the Observatory for the Decade of Action for Road Safety.
Bernardo Baranda, Regional Director for Latin America, ITDP
Bernardo has developed his professional career advancing the improvement of urban accessibility, mainly through projects, publications, interviews, and events. In 2006, he joined the Institute for Transportation and Development Policies (ITDP), a nonprofit organization that advises governments on projects for a more efficient, sustainable and equitable mobility of people in cities, and he currently coordinates said organization’s offices in Mexico and Brazil. In addition to a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), he obtained an MSc in Transport Engineering from the IHE-TU in Delft, Netherlands, and another one in Management and Implementation of Development Projects from the University of Manchester, in the United Kingdom. He is a teacher of the Master’s degree program in Urbanism at UNAM and of the Master’s degree program in Urban Development at Centro University.
Daniel Corte, CEO, BDI Parking
Professional in the parking industry, member of the IPMI (International Parking and Mobility Institute) with 20 years of experience in companies in the field and as an independent consultant. Expertise in business unit management, KPI and control tools. He has worked in the search and opening of new businesses; logistics, supplies and security programs, as well as the implementation of new technologies.
Salvador Fernández del Castillo, Coordinator of the Urban Development and Mobility Committee, College of Civil Engineers of Mexico
Civil Engineer from UNAM, Senior Management of IPADE Companies. Professional Director of Infrastructure and Building Projects. General Director of construction companies with participation in more than 500 construction projects. Advisor in the design and construction of important real estate developments. Professional expert in Project Management and expert in Urban Development.
Francisco Javier García, Director of Mobility and Transportation, CONUEE
He obtained his B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechanical engineering from the Faculty of Engineering of the UNAM, and completed studies in the specialty of Electrical Engineering (currently Mechatronics) in the auto parts industry in Germany and the corresponding diplomas in Alternative Energies in Italy (IFOA - University of Bologna) and Senior Management at the Universidad Iberoamericana. Mr. García Osorio, who has worked as a researcher, consultant and production planning engineer, is a professor at UNAM and Universidad Marista. He has more than 20 years of experience in the area of energy saving and efficient energy use. In his positions as Director of Energy Saving in Transportation, Director of Energy Supply and Demand Management, and in his current position as Director of Mobility and Transportation of the National Commission for the Efficient Use of Energy (CONUEE).
Edgar Alonso Pineda, CEO of the Consulting Firm P&R Consultores
Civil Engineer with studies in Senior Management from the Universidad Iberoamericana and a Master's Degree in Territorial Planning and Environmental Management from the University of Barcelona. He has more than ten years of experience in the development of planning, feasibility and implementation studies of mobility and transportation projects, infrastructure works, and commercial, housing and mixed-use real estate projects. He is a specialist in developing models and methodologies to perform diagnostics, technical and operational evaluations to optimize and increase the added value of public and private projects. He has participated in studies for high impact projects such as: Line 1 of the Buenavista - Cuautitlán Suburban Railway, Line 5 of the CDMX Metrobus, Corredor Ecovía Lincoln - Ruiz Cortines in Monterrey, Par Vial Morones Prieto - Constitución in Nuevo Leon, among others. He has also acted as consultant and advisor to several regional and urban toll road concessionaires, including the Circuito Exterior Mexiquense, Autopista Urbana Norte, Viaducto Elevado Bicentenario, Autopista Querétaro - Irapuato, among others.
Nicolás Rosales, President, Mexican Association of Transportation and Mobility
Law degree from La Salle University. Partner of Corredor Insurgentes S.A de CV, the first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) operator in Mexico City. Since 2010, at the AMTM, he has been responsible for managing strategic partners focused on solving the different problems of urban centers and transportation systems in Mexico and Latin America, as well as linking the AMTM with government agencies and NGOs, national and international. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Union of Public Transport, Latin America Division.
Miriam Téllez, Professor and Researcher, UACM y UNAM
Civil Engineer, Master's Degree in Engineering, experience in Transportation Planning and Operation, Traffic Engineering, Transit and Transportation solution proposals in CDMX and in the Mexican Republic. Professor at the UACM in Engineering in Urban Transport Systems and in the Bachelor of Urbanism at UNAM. Miriam has given training to public transport operators. Additionally, she has participated in the implementation of traffic light models through the SEDESOL-UNAM agreement. Research lines: energy and transportation, sustainable urban mobility, citizen participation and gender, transportation modeling.