Mexico to Drive Innovation in Sustainable Mobility Solutions during Frost & Sullivan's Growth, Innovation and Leadership Event

The inaugural GIL 2016: Mexico will showcase a thought-provoking Urban Mobility Think Tank

Feb 11, 2016, 10:34 ET from Frost & Sullivan

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mexico has been at the forefront of transforming its mobility system in recent years, in an effort to unravel new economic opportunities. The capital, Mexico City, has been remodeled through implementation of sustainable mobility solutions such as private vehicle restriction, rapid transit system, etc. Furthermore, backed by ambitious development projects, leaders of the country are envisioning the next stage of evolution of Mexico as the hub of Latin American mobility infrastructure.

On the 2nd of March, 2016, during Frost & Sullivan's Growth Innovation and Leadership 2016: Mexico congress, thought leaders will discuss new investment areas and business models in the country. The Urban Mobility Think Tank will feature key speakers Xavier Treviño, Mexican Director for the Institute of Transportation & Development Policy (ITDP), Deputy Laura Ballesteros, General Coordinator of the New Mobility Model for Mexico City and Ricardo Weder, LATAM CEO for Cabify who will share exclusive insights on the Opportunities and Challenges of Mobility Models in Mexico.  

"The automotive industry is at the forefront of adopting new mobility business models in response to consumer requirements for 'on-demand' mobility. In addition, convergence of cross-industry eco-systems is leading to new market entrants and disruptors in e-Hailing, shared mobility and integrated first-to-last mile aggregators,'' explains Lisa Whalen, Americas Automotive & Transportation Vice President, who will lead a workshop on the Future of Mobility in the afternoon.

Frost & Sullivan experts and regional automotive decision makers will discuss sustainable mobility solutions and shape next steps towards visionary innovation in this sector. Furthermore, Airton Cousseau, Managing Director for Nissan Mexicana, will be closing the event with an exceptional speech on the Future of Mexico.

GIL 2016: Mexico is set to be the platform to explore new growth paths by leveraging best-practice strategies, interactive workshops, panel discussions, knowledge sharing and networking.

"The Mexican automotive market is at the helm of growth in the Latin America region. Along with market growth and new investments, dynamic consumer needs offer opportunities to diversify service offerings, respond to mobility bottlenecks and enhance value-added solutions – all aimed at seamless, flexible, cost-effective mobility," comments Lorena Isla, Automotive & Transportation Senior Research Manager.

The Mexican government in its endeavor to overcome bottlenecks in mobility is looking towards enterprises pioneering innovative business formats and support industry transformation. The event will showcase such innovations, sustainable initiatives and the potential of Mexico to become the economic powerhouse of Latin America.

Our Gold Event Sponsors Impartner, Interactive Intelligence, Genesys and Unify, as well as our Silver Event Sponsor Airwatch will support us through this Mexican Journey to Visionary Innovation.

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