Intelligent Transport Systems invites global leaders to Melbourne

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) has invited thought leaders from Asia, Europe, USA and Australia to meet in Melbourne at a free half-day business exchange and networking event on Friday, 2 May.

Convened by ITS Australia, the meeting will provide updates on ITS developments and deployments across four continents, including innovations for vehicles and infrastructure, legislative initiatives, telematics technologies and plans for the ITS World Congresses in Detroit in September this year.

ITS Australia Chief Executive Officer, Susan Harris, said the prominent position enjoyed by the nation’s intelligent transport systems industry is reflected in the large number of international ITS leaders joining Australian colleagues at the event.

Presentations will be made by the Secretary General of ITS Asia Pacific and Chief Executive Officer of ITS Japan, Hajime Amano; the President and Chief Executive Officer of ITS America, Scott Belcher; Secretary General of TTS Italy Olga Landolfi; and China Ministry of Transport Research Executive, Weiyun Jiao.

Australians addressing the audience include Interim Chair of the Australian Intelligent Transport CRC, Alex Grant; VicRoads Director Road Operations, Dean Zabrieszach,; Chief Executive of Intelematics, Adam Game; HERE Oceania Enterprise Business Development Manager, Rohan Fernando; ITS Australia President Brian Negus and Chief Executive Office,r Susan Harris.

“Australia’s strengths as a technology innovator and advanced deployer of ITS are widely recognised. Working at a global level enables the Australian ITS industry to forge strong links with international ITS organisations, including peak national and government bodies, major product developers and marketers, and academic and research teams,” said Susan Harris.

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