Melbourne says goodbye to over 11,000 visitors who participated in the 23rd ITS World Congress
14 October 2016
11,496 Visitors. 73 Countries. ITS World Congress wraps up what's now recognised as Victoria's largest non-medical event. After five days of technical tours, demonstrations, exhibitions, plenary sessions and executive forums, the 23rd World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems has come to a close today marking the second largest international association conference...
ITS World Congress celebrates innovation in the industry, awarding Transurban the annual Diversity Award
14 October 2016
Yesterday the ITS industry gathered in Melbourne at the 23rd World Congress, to celebrate an initiative that companies around the world are encouraging - embodying diversification in the workforce and supporting advances in the industry through a further commitment to women, culture and ethnicity. The second annual Award for Best Action for supporting Diversity in the ITS...
South Australia supercharges the development of liveable cities with $10m investment into Intelligent Transport systems
12 October 2016
With 10,000 people from around the world in Melbourne this week for the 23rd World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), the announcement from the South Australian Government of a $10 million investment into connected, autonomous car technology is warmly welcomed by the industry. Announced on Monday by Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan, the...
By 2020, Half of Citizens Believe They Will Use Only One Transportation App and More Than a Quarter Will Use a Self-Driving Car
12 October 2016
ITS Australia have today announced that together with the Contra Costa Transportation Authority and GoMentum Station, they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding, with the goal of sharing and supporting each other's endeavours to develop and deploy technologies which promote safer, more efficient and environmentally sustainable transportation. Through an open exchange...
Finnish Transport Code lays the ground for the future of mobility
12 October 2016
The Finnish government is removing regulatory boundaries and works closely together with companies to support new mobility innovations and services. The ways we operate, finance and regulate the transport system are changing fast. To promote the shift towards a digitalized and servitized mobility ecosystem, the Finnish government and Finnish companies are currently...
HERE indoor routing and venue mapping technology to usher delegates around the 2016 ITS World Congress
7 October 2016
With over 19,000 square metres of pillar-less exhibition space being occupied by the latest global traffic technologies at next week's Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress, the ability for the 7,000 international delegates to navigate around the event sites is paramount. It's for this reason that ITS Australia have engaged an official mobile app partner, global...
Victoria Leads The Way With Self Driving Vehicles
5 October 2016
The Andrews Labor Government has partnered with Bosch, the Transport Accident Commission and VicRoads to build the first vehicle developed in Australia with self-driving capabilities. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan today inspected the new vehicle and met with the Melbourne-based Bosch engineers who have been working for 12 months developing the car....
A World first demonstration of C-ITS in Melbourne
23 September 2016
Melbourne is to host a world first demonstration of Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) during the 23rd World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, 10-14 October. For the first time, multiple devices from multiple suppliers will come together to talk to live traffic signals on a major street in the heart of Melbourne, to showcase interoperability of...
The most liveable city in the world – will Victoria reign victorious when it comes to international mobility?
12 September 2016
A global leader in public transport operations, Jeroen Weimar, Chief Executive Officer of Public Transport Victoria (PTV) has been announced as the latest executive speaker at the 23rd ITS World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems in Melbourne this October 10 – 14, 2016. As keynote speaker of the ‘Mobility as a Service’ session, on Friday 14th October in the...
2016 ITS World Congress University Student Essay winners announced
7 September 2016
Four Australian University student winners have booked their place at the 23rd World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, in Melbourne, 10-14 October, after winning a national competition. Australian University students were challenged to write essays on vehicle technology and smart cities with the prize a complimentary pass to next month’s 2016 ITS World Congress at...
Celebrating ITS success – the 2016 ITS Australia National Awards shortlist
7 September 2016
Recognising and celebrating the contribution of recent innovations in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) to Australian society, the 2016 ITS Australia National Awards shortlisted entries have been announced. Now in their 7th year, the ITS Australia National Awards is when the industry comes together to celebrate innovation and congratulate excellence. The 2016 ITS Australia...
ITS World Congress Hall of Fame Winners from Asia Pacific region
7 September 2016
Automotive research and development, high speed rail and real time travel projects have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to intelligent transport systems in the 2016 ITS World Congress Hall of Fame Awards from Asia Pacific region. Hall of Fame winners make a significant contribution to the ITS industry and are at the forefront of innovative technology solutions...
Melbourne’s intelligent transport systems - a key contributor to a 6th World’s most liveable city title
19 August 2016
Melbourne’s perfect 100 out of 100 score for infrastructure has helped drive Melbourne’s reputation as the world’s most liveable city. The Victorian capital has now been awarded the title for a sixth successive year. ITS Australia, the peak body for the nation’s Intelligent Transport Systems industry, says it is not surprised at Melbourne’s continued run of form. "On the...
Michigan mobility to be shared in Melbourne
11 August 2016
A global leader in connected vehicle technology, Kirk Steudle, Director of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has been announced as the latest executive speaker at the 23rd World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in Melbourne, 10-14 October, 2016. Responsible for Michigan's near 10,000 mile state highway system and 4,000 state highway bridges...
Australian and international speakers added to the 2016 ITS World Congress program
25 July 2016
There are now less than three months until the 23rd World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, Melbourne, 10 -14 October 2016, and the program is shaping up to deliver above and beyond. Following the recent confirmation of Jack Dangermond, Founder and President of global mapping technology company Esri as a Keynote plenary speaker, the Congress program has adding...
Australia’s autonomous vehicle industry to be recognised with new award
21 July 2016
The current fascination with autonomous vehicles and their future application has led to the introduction of a new national industry award. ITS Australia has introduced a new category for its 2016 National Awards specifically to recognise Australian organisations researching, testing and developing autonomous vehicles. The Autonomous Vehicle Award, sponsored by ADVI...
ITS continues to innovate, as Diversity Award is celebrated at upcoming World Congress
11 July 2016
The Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) industry is proud to celebrate diversity in the workforce, bringing the Diversity Award to a World Congress for the second successive year. First introduced in 2015, this year’s ‘2016 Award for Best Action for supporting Diversity in the ITS Workforce’ Award is open to any global organisation which welcomes employees from all backgrounds...
Esri Founder and President Jack Dangermond announced as keynote speaker for 2016 ITS World Congress in Melbourne
15 June 2016
Jack Dangermond, Founder and President of Esri – the leader in the global digital mapping industry – has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the 23rd ITS World Congress in Melbourne, 10-14 October.
Mr. Dangermond and his wife Laura founded the company in 1969, with a vision that, ...
Queensland dishes up a taste of things to come at Smart City Summit and Tolling Forum
31 May 2016
The world’s most innovative transport technologies to connect and enhance smart cities were showcased last week at the Smart City Summit and National electronic Tolling Conference (NeTC), hosted and organised by ITS Australia. Nearly 400 ITS leaders had an appetite for the latest ITS developments as they converged on Brisbane to hear over 55 speakers at two back to back...
ITS Australia National Awards 2016, Call for nominations now open
26 May 2016
The excitement continues for ITS Australia this year with the 7th annual ITS Australia National Awards, to be held on Friday 14 October at Melbourne Cricket Ground, celebrating the culmination of the World Congress in Melbourne. The ITS Australia National Awards are designed to recognise both industry expertise and promote the wider Australian ITS industry. A significant...
ITS Australia welcomes NTC regulatory options as automated vehicles come closer
17 May 2016
Reviewing the findings of the National Transport Commission (NTC) Discussion Paper ‘Regulatory Options for Automated Vehicles’ released last week, ITS Australia welcomes the opportunity to address regulatory barriers to increased vehicle automation in Australia. With the development of automated vehicles increasing rapidly, the NTC's Discussion Paper also highlights the...
ITS Australia launches University competition to find future intelligent transport systems leaders
17 May 2016
ITS Australia has launched its first ever university competition to encourage Australian graduates to submit solutions for next generation intelligent transport systems (ITS). The lucky winners will be given the opportunity to attend the ITS World Congress 2016 – an event that brings the world’s leading ITS professionals together in Australia for the first time in over...
BMW Vice President confirmed for ITS Smart Cities Summit, hosted by ITS Australia and Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads
17 May 2016
ITS Australia is pleased to announce that Vice President for Quality Management, BMW Group, Volker Richter will present at this month’s Connected Autonomy in Smart Cities Summit, Brisbane, 23&24 May 2016. The event, hosted by ITS Australia in partnership with the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads, will explore the development of Smart Cities and their...
ITS Australia hosts Technical Tours to showcase the world’s most liveable city
9 May 2016
The 23rd Intelligent Transport System (ITS) World Congress to be held in Melbourne this October 10 - 14 invites attendees to experience Melbourne’s advanced transport system from within.A selection of Melbourne’s most innovative transport organisations will guide attendees through Technical Tours in Melbourne as well as Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland New Zealand. Participants...
Autonomous vehicle trial continues to fuel South Australia drive for Intelligent Transport Systems.
6 May 2016
Integrating Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) into South Australia was the focus of a recent ITS Australia showcase event, on Tuesday 27 April, 2016, at the Royal Automobile Association of South Australia. A full house heard presentations from Minister Stephen Mullighan, Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, and ITS leaders at the latest state-based Business Networking...
Registrations now open for 2016 World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems in Melbourne
18 April 2016
Now is the time to book your place at the 23rd World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). The five-day annual Congress will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 10-14 October 2016. Proudly hosted by ITS Australia, on behalf of ITS Asia Pacific, ERTICO and ITS America, the World Congress is themed ITS – Enhancing Liveable Cities...
ITS Australia to tackle tolling technology at Brisbane Forum
14 April 2016
With the much debated user-pays system still at the top of the news agenda, the National electronic Tolling Conference (NeTC) Forum is the perfect platform for local and international industry experts to come together and showcase solutions for the Australian market. Hosted annually by ITS Australia and with major sponsors Kapsch and Cubic, this must attend event...
Honda, TAC headline ITS World Congress as new International drawcards are announced for Melbourne
16 February 2016
Today, ITS Australia has announced leading car manufacturer Honda as the latest premier exhibitor to come on board for the 2016 ITS World Congress in Melbourne, 10-14 October. Honda will join leading experts in mobility as up to 7,000 delegates from around the world come to the world's most liveable city to discuss leading-edge global mobility solutions, connectivity and...
Driverless is the new black - ITS Australia showcases what’s to come in automated vehicle technology
16 February 2016
Drawing more than 200 professionals from intelligent transport systems (ITS) and related disciplines, ITS Australia hosted the first in a series of ITS showcase events, last ...
Call for Papers is officially open – Submit your entry for the 23rd ITS World Congress 2016
3 December 2015
The call for papers for the 23rd World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems 2016 is officially open. With the Congress theme set to explore “Enhancing Liveable Cities and Communities”, the deadline for submission closes...
Talking around the table with Donna Wieland
8 October 2015
Taking part in the second high level round table session of the Congress, Ms Donna Wieland, from the Australian Government Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, will be presenting...
Australian company, Queensland Transport and Main Roads enter the ITS Hall of Fame
7 October 2015
Winners of ITS Australia’s National Industry Awards, Queensland Transport and Main Roads were formally recognised on stage last night, winning the Hall of Fame award in the local government category for their work on...
Cohda Wireless and ITS Australia put on a performance for Australian Deputy Prime Minister, The Hon. Warren Truss
Day one kicked off yesterday; with ITS Australia co-exhibitor Cohda Wireless unveiling their game changing technology in V2X connected car systems for the first time globally. A new technology creating immediate value for early adopters, V2X-Radar is a revolutionary product that...
ITS Australia takes a leading delegation to Bordeaux ahead of the 2015 ITS World Congress
With some of the world's global leaders in transport technology set to descend on Bordeaux in October for the 22nd Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress, ITS Australia is taking with them their own delegation of headline acts...
ITS Australia Awards 2015 - Call for Nominations are now open
A celebration of excellence in intelligent transport systems, nominations are now open for the 6th annual ITS Australian National Awards, to be held at the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday 18 November...
RACV and Intelematics Announced as Premier Partners for ITS World Congress 2016
Hosting the 23rd annual ITS World Congress in Melbourne next year, ITS Australia have announced the Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV) and Intelematics Australia as Premier Partners for the event...
ITS Australia Announce TCA as Official Demonstrations Partner for the 23rd Annual ITS World Congress
Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Australia has today announced Transport Certification Australia (TCA) as the official demonstrations partner for the 23rd annual ITS World Congress, to be held in Melbourne from 10-14 October 2016...
ITS Australia Student Scholarship initiative – winners to participate in the 23rd ITS World Congress
15 June 2015
As part of the 23rd ITS World Congress to be held in Melbourne, Australia in 2016, event host Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Australia initiated a scholarship program for students in the Asia Pacific region and an ITS Future Innovators Club to foster young ITS professionals...
Highlights for Australia from the ITS World Congress High Level Policy Roundtable
19 September 2014
Australia was represented at the High Level Policy Roundtable by Australian Government General Manager of Land Transport Productivity Michael Sutton and Intelligent Transport Systems Australia President Brian Negus...
Message from the 2014 ITS World Congress – “enhancing human capability – not replacing the human”
19 September 2014
The strong Intelligent Transport System Australia delegation attending the 21st ITS World Congress contributed to the program, exhibition and to meetings of senior professionals. The major insight we gained from this World Congress was that “ITS policy will be more collaborative”...
ITS Australia appoints MCI Australia for 2016 ITS World Congress
21 November 2013
ITS Australia has appointed global events company MCI Australia to manage and market the 23rd Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress to be held 10 to 14 October 2016 in Melbourne, Australia...
ITS Australia appoints global ambassadors for 2016 ITS World Congress
21 November 2013
ITS Australia has launched its international ambassador program to help promote the 23rd Intelligent Transport systems World Congress to be held 10 to 14 October in Melbourne, Australia...
2016 ITS World Congress goes to Melbourne, Australia
9 May 2012
At its 9 May meeting in Tokyo the ITS World Congress Board of Directors has confirmed that Intelligent Transport Systems Australia (ITS Australia) will host the 23rd ITS World Congress in Melbourne in October 2016...
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