6th Y4PT World Youth Meeting Montreal 2017

6th Y4PT World Youth Meeting Montreal 2017

Y4PT Transport Hackathon

This is the Y4PT’s flagship event, happening every two years, in the framework of the UITP Global Public Transport Summit series (http://www.uitpsummit.org/), gathering a selected international group of young people with different backgrounds and a common interest in promoting sustainable mobility worldwide. Several activities will take place during the 6th Y4PT World Youth Meeting Montreal 2017 (http://www.y4pt.org/projects/youth-meeting/montreal-2017/), namely:

1st Y4PT Global Transport Hackathon

The world’s first ever global transport hackathon will bring together Canada-based talented hackers along with the best hackers coming from each Y4PT Local Transport Hackathon, previously held in different cities around the world. More information at http://www.y4pt.org/projects/hackathon .

Y4PT Science Fair at the UITP Summit

Entries resulting from the 1st Y4PT Global Transport Hackathon will be showcased during the 3-day UITP Summit. Congress and exhibition visitors will have the opportunity to have a closer look at the projects and their authors, and to vote for their favorite one. The People’s Choice Award will be delivered to the most popular hackathon entry.

Y4PT Young Leader Award 2017

After UITP Milan 2015, a new edition of the UITP Awards will be held at UITP Montreal 2017, with a category exclusively dedicated to the young leadership around the world. Further information at http://www.y4pt.org/projects/awards .

Y4PT at Health-related Sessions of the UITP Summit

Once again Y4PT will take part of the health-related session at UITP Montreal 2017,  performing as a speaker and showcasing a paper-based poster, to share with the audience the experience of the Y4PT Breathable Cities World Campaign (http://www.y4pt.org/projects/campaigns/healthy-mobility/breathable-cities/).

Y4PT Spot at the UITP’s Exhibition Stand

Y4PT will have a dedicated space inside the UITP Exhibition Stand to showcase the Y4PT’s achievements during the last two years, since UITP Milan 2015 until UITP Montreal 2017, and also to welcome and host UITP members that are willing to better know about Y4PT and its portfolio of products and services.

Y4PT at the Opening or Closing Ceremony of the UITP Summit

Either at the Opening or the Closing Ceremony, the Y4PT Youth Delegates will conduct an emotional performance to wrap-up the results of the Global Hackathon.

Release of the 2nd Edition of the Y4PT Idearium (2015-2017)

A new edition of the Y4PT Idearium (http://www.y4pt.org/projects/idearium/) will be produced, as a 2-year period report of activities, to be accountable to UITP members and general audience about results and the impact of Y4PT Foundation at local and global scale.

Further information on the 6th Y4PT World Youth Meeting Montreal 2017, please contact:

Mrs. Alessandra GORINI
Co-Founder and Executive Director of Y4PT Foundation
alessandra.gorini[at]y4pt.org

Mr. Sebastián PERNET
Co-Founder and Treasurer of Y4PT Foundation
sebastian.pernet[at]y4pt.org