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In the future...

how will we travel?


Events at a glance

Our programme of activity investigated how to provide futuristic and sustainable transportation for the world.

Global Transportation has been undergoing a revolution. On the UK Pavilion, we reimagined how we move people, goods and resources around the globe and how technology and innovation can drive transport towards a more sustainable future.

We explorined a time where space travel is common, autonomous vehicles and mass airborne transportation is truly viable and hyperloop systems are the norm.

We convened Industry experts to explore the social, environmental and economic issues that accompany our need to travel cleanly and efficiently, and how these new methods of transport will transform the industry and our lives.  

Global questions our programme explored included: 

  • How we will provide futuristic and sustainable transportation for the world?  

  • How and where we will travel in the future? 

  • How will intelligent and sustainable transport networks for people and goods work?  

  • What does autonomous travel really mean for us? 

Our activity comprised of a number of elements:


19 – 20 November 2021

Exhibits, displays and digital content brought the UK travel industry to life through the achievements, capabilities and future of the sector.

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21 November 2021

The aim of the Student Workshop was to focus on new ideas to attract students to study in the UK, through engaging workshops, aimed at local students and the general public. Cardiff University’s ‘Decarbonising Travel through Electrification’ workshop demonstrated and discussed the use of electricity as a transport fuel and how it will change and influence the future of travel. 

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22 November 2021

The summit sessions consisted of keynote speeches and moderated panel discussion, with audience Q&A. We delved into a variety of topics, including the revolution of transportation and how technology and innovation can drive transport toward a more sustainable future. The summit was a hybrid event with sessions live streamed and content available on-demand post event. 

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23 November 2021

Inspirational leaders from the travel industry shared their stimulating insights in a programme of dynamic, short keynote presentations. Key topics included autonomous vehicles, efficient freight delivery and what is possible in the world of powered flight.

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Hear a selection of UK industry experts discuss innovations and challenges to the travel, and transport industries. Aimed at a global audience of all ages, these will be energising and insightful discussions. Topics include how airplane seats and experiences are changing and the future of human spaceflight.

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Learn more about how the UK will showcase new innovations and look to the future for how we will travel and live with new technology and sustainable approaches to transport.