CityMobil2 Project is a European example that inspires us according to the “Stimulating the uptake of space data” booklet, whose content greatly supported the relevant discussions during the Competiveness Council in Brussels, during the Netherlands Presidency of the Council of the EU. Get more inspired with such examples and ideas from different countries across Europe clicking down here!
The preliminary programme of the 23rd ITS World Congress that will be held in Melbourne Australia, on October 2016 is now available at the following link: http://www.itsworldcongress2016.com/files/ITS16_preliminary_program_June_2016_1.pdf
The preliminary program provides detailed information relating to congress sessions and more! We recommend that you take the time to peruse the session information now available.
Don't miss this international event in the area of ITS. Registration is open. Book before 5 September 2016 to take advantage of the standard rates. Learn more at: http://www.itsworldcongress2016.com/
With the theme “Delivering future cities now”, ERTICO – ITS Europe is organising the 11th ITS European Congress in Glasgow (www.itsineurope.com) with the support of the European Commission. The event will take place on 6-9 June 2016 at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), the country largest exhibition venue. This year’s theme focuses on increasing connectivity, bringing new services to users and improving communication in a sustainable way. Maximising benefits of ITS to the user will be highlighted throughout the Congress, the Exhibition and the Demonstrations with thousands of participants including public administrations, industry and ITS-related organisations showcasing technologies and services available to “deliver future cities now”.
A very interesting video by ITS Hellas member, ERICSSON, about the deployment of a Connected Traffic Cloud to enhance road safety.
Join this post-Congress wrap-up webinar summarising the key moments that made the 22nd World Congress & Exhibition on ITS a great success!
The Congress conclusions and outcomes presented by Professor Eric Sampson are based on inputs prepared by the team of Rapporteurs drawn from all regions.
When: Friday 13 November
Register now for the 9:30-10:30 (CET) session
Register now for the 16:00-17:00 (CET) session
The Proceedings of the Congress are accessible here for delegates, speakers and exhibitors; exhibition visitors or others interested in purchasing them can do it following this link.
About the ITS World Congress 2015
ERTICO – ITS Europe is proud to have organised the ITS World Congress 2015 (5–9 October 2015) in partnership with the European Commission, ITS America and ITS Asia-Pacific. The Congress was hosted by TOPOS Aquitaine on behalf of the City of Bordeaux, Bordeaux Metropolis, the Departmental Council of the Gironde and the Aquitaine Region and with the strong support of the French Ministry of Transport, ITS France, CEREMA and IFSTTAR.
The European Mobility-as-a-Service Alliance has been launched
The ITS Hackathon took place at the ITS World Congress in Bordeaux, from Tuesday 6 to Thursday 8 October 2015, and it was co-organised by the MOBiNET project and Michelin Bibendum Challenge, in partnership with eSafety Aware and FIA. The Hackathon invited academics from universities and research centres, start-ups, app developers and service providers to develop innovative services and applications using the MOBiNET platform and the data sources and services that the Platform provides.
The participants used the MOBiNET platform facilities and worked on real case studies in order to find solutions to existing problems. The participants received technical support by representatives of the MOBiNET consortium, such as DLR, ICCS and Aalborg University. The ITS Hackathon basic goal was to make the team work on a European dimension, thus facilitating the development of a large shared mobility e-marketplace. It was focused in two different areas: Intelligent Mobility (sponsored by MOBiNET) and Road Safety (sponsored by eSafetyAware).
Winners of the ITS Hackathon received monetary prizes and the opportunity to develop their concept into an operational service and demonstrate it at the European ITS Congress in Glasgow in 2016.
The Jury, which included representatives of Michelin, ERTICO, FIA, Allianz Global Telematics, ITS Finland,HERE, Glasgow City and Uber, declared as winners the following:
- Bobby (10,000 euro and incubation): an application that becomes a personal assistant and sends via SMS, traffic information and delays on the bus or train, while it allows the user to book parking or bike sharing, so as to facilitate and speed up the daily commute (for example, the route from home to work etc.).
- AllGreen (10,000 euro) is an app that monitors the vehicle's speed and the rate of emission of C02 in a fun way, suggesting a way to drive more carefully and responsibly.
- Sensity (3 x months incubation): is a kind of social mobility, or in other words a collaborative platform for sharing behaviors and mobility experiences. Members have the opportunity to vote geotagged mobility services. It also lets you organize events between people who are located at the same area or who are making the same trip and share route information based on feedback and user ratings.
Don’t let the learning and innovation stop with the World Congress. Use the proceedings to relive and build upon the informative and thought-provoking research, ideas and innovations presented at the World Congress to continue moving ITS forward!
Access the Proceedings through the following link and learn more about the latest innovations in the area of ITS worldwide: https://proceedings.itsworldcongress.com/