Q-Park Student Award

Q-Park Student Award

The Q-Park Student Award is an award organised annually by Erasmus University Rotterdam and Q-Park.

The Q-Park Student Award is a competition open to students studying at European colleges and universities. Any bachelor or master project related to parking and/or mobility, in the broadest sense of the word, is eligible for the award.

During the event, the students who submitted the three best projects will present their results.

Date: Thursday, 9 November 2023

Theme: Urban Mobility In Transition

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Keynote speakers

Frank De Moor knows a thing or two about parking today and has a clear vision on parking (and mobility) in the future. Frank is CEO at Q-Park BV and a member of the Q-Park Student Award jury. He will present the award to the students with the best theses.


Giuliano Mingardo is specialised in parking policy and mobility management and regularly advises (local) governments and companies on these issues. He will welcome you and introduce this year's theme 'Urban Mobility & Behaviour'. Giuliano is senior researcher at Erasmus University Rotterdam.


Derk Loorbach is Director of DRIFT and Professor of Socio-economic Transitions at the Faculty of Social Science, both at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Derk is one of the founders of the transition management approach as new form of governance for sustainable development. He has over one hundred publications in this area and has been involved as an action researcher in numerous transition processes with government, business, society and science.

Lucas van Schijndel is General Manager Louwman BYD (Build Your Dreams). Electric mobility as part of the urban mobility transition: the vision of Louwman.

Event moderator

Theo Thuis is an innovator and inspirator with a more than average interest in solutions for smart cities and smart mobility. He will guide us through the event, Theo loves to challenge all guests to engage with the speakers, students and each other.


Basic event information

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  • Date: 9 November 2023

  • Agenda:

    • 13:00 Welcome reception

    • 14:00 Keynote speakers

    • 15:00 Discussion & break

    • 16:00 Student presentations & Award ceremony

    • 17:00 Networking, beverages & bites

  • Venue: Muziekgieterij

  • Address: Boschstraat 7, NL-6211 AS Maastricht