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The deadline has been extended to Thursday 20 October 2016.

Cities and organisations can submitted their interest to arrange the European ITS Congresses 2019 and 2020 and the ITS World Congress 2021 to Ertico

If you have any queries regarding this Call for Interest, please do not hesitate to contact Mr Gorteman d.gorteman@mail.ertico.com, Director Congresses, or itstenders@mail.ertico.com

You can also contact ITS Sweden info@its-sweden.se

EU-kommissionen anordnar ett evenemang för att hitta samarbetspartners för utlysningar inom Smart Cities and Communities den 28 februari i Bryssel. Lär mer och anmäl dig  här:

https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/news/2802-brokerage-event-invitation-commitments-european-innovation-partnership-smart-cities-and

ERTICO’s success in winning proposals, together with the launch of new Platforms and continuing development of the Programmes has resulted in a marked growth in the level of activities.  For this reason we are looking for new project managers to support the Innovation and Development department under Freight and logistics.

If you are interested can you contact Ertico or ITS Sweden so will we help you to be in contact.

Det är dags att reservera tid för årets nationella ITS-konferensen!

Välkommen till årets nationella ITS-konferens. Den kommer att genomföras den 25-26 oktober och vi kommer att vara i Swecos öppna och trivsamma konferensanläggning i kontoret på Gjörwellsgatan 22 i Stockholm.

Årets tema är Digitalisering och det smarta transportsystemet/den smarta stadensamt den Svenska ITS Strategin och handlingsplanen som skall lämnas till regeringen i slutet av 2016.

Här finns programmet>>

Läs mer här>>

Världens första sjävkörande taxibilar rullar idag ut på gatorna i Singapore och börjar plocka upp folk. Det är emellertid bara en begränsad skara personer som fått möjlighet att använda tjänsten initialt. Läs mer här>>

The ”Transport & Transportation Conference” is the biggest transinfra event of its kind in Finland and will be held in Tampere at 7-8 September 2016.

The main theme of the conference is “Digitized Ecosystem of the Future Mobility”.

The conference will have around 1,000 participants and 40 exhibitors. Traditionally all the major stakeholders from the Ministry, Municipalities and Industry will be present.

Registration and further information:http://tapahtumat.tieyhdistys.fi/vaylat-liikenne/?lang=en

If you wish to learn what is going on in Finland or to connect with Finnish decision-makers and experts, this is the right forum for you.

EC Consultation on European rail network for competitive freight

You find the consultation here>>

ITS Singapore cordially invite you to attend the Singapore International Transport Congress and Exhibition (SITCE), jointly organised by LTA and UITP, from 19-21 October 2016. The theme for this year’s SITCE is “Innovating Transport for Liveable Cities” and it would be held at Suntec Singapore. Attached please find the event brochure and the partners prospectus.

The event comprises of a trade exhibition, a congress, technical visits and plenty of networking opportunities. The organisers and ITS Singapore has worked closely to provide a special rate for ITS ERTICO members to participate in this event. 

If you are going Please contact ITS Sweden and you will have a special discount code.

You can read more about the Congress here>>

You can now register for your free journalist/media press badge for the 11th ITS European Congress 2016, taking place at Glasgow’s SECC, on the 6 to 9 June 2016.

The Congress theme is “Delivering Future Cities Now”, and consists of an extensive exhibition, an adjacent area for live demonstrations and a programme of over 100 technical sessions. Here, ITS industry experts, political leaders and transport sector media will be converging to discuss and analyse current ITS issues, as well as network during an extensive social programme.

Click here for free press/media registration

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) are vital to increase safety and tackle Europe’s growing emission and congestion problems. They can make transport safer, more efficient and more sustainable by applying various information and communication technologies to all modes of passenger and freight transport. Moreover, the integration of existing technologies can create new services. ITS are key to support jobs and growth in the transport sector. But in order to be effective, the roll-out of ITS needs to be coherent and properly coordinated across the EU (Source: European Commission homepage, on ITS).

The EU EIP (www.its-platform.eu) project is carried out under the CEF ITS umbrella between 2016 and 2020 to act as a coordinating function for European ITS deployment. An important task of the EU EIP project is to create a common understanding on the current situation on European road transport corridors, and identify ITS deployment measures that could be undertaken in order to improve the performance of these road corridors. In addition, challenges to the required ITS deployment have to be identified together with activities that can be carried out in order to meet these challenges.

As a first step in this process the EU EIP project launches a survey with focus on the perceived needs for ITS measures: Are they needed in order to increase capacity or improve road safety? Or is the primary goal to ensure that road users are well informed, which will support both these aims? The scope of the survey is to get a better understanding of the general driving forces behind ITS deployment, and it is made complementary to previous studies that have been carried out.

With this mail we kindly invite you to participate in this web-based survey (21 questions, 15-30 minutes). You can access the survey directly through this link:

https://www.research.net/r/EU_EIP_ITS_Potential

Complementary information is provided in the appended informative annex, which also includes a printout of the survey. We appreciate your answers not later than 31 May, as the results will be presented and discussed at an EU EIP workshop in Glasgow 8 June, in conjunction with the ITS Europe congress.

The ITS Europe congress that 2016 will be in Glasgow 6 to 9 has now opened their registrations. You can read more and register here: http://glasgow2016.itsineurope.com/

ITS Sweden har blivit inbjudna att lämna synpunkter på
”SOU 2016:28, Vägen till självkörande fordon – försöksverksamhet”

Delbetänkandet kan laddas ner via denna länk >>
eller Vägen till självkörande fordon – försöksverksamhet SOU 2016:28 (pdf 881 kB)

Vi är tacksamma att få höra era synpunkter så att vi kan inkludera dem i vårt svar.

Vi behöver era kommentarer via mail innan den 5 juli 2016 till:
christer.karlsson@its-sweden.se

Den 17 maj kl. 09:30 kommer ITS Sweden att ha sin årliga förenings och bolagsstämma i Stockholm på Radisson Blu – Royal Viking, Vasagatan 1.

Ni anmäler er till maria.simmins@its-sweden.se senast den 9 maj 2016

Vi kommer i anslutning till Stämmorna även att ha en presentation av arbetet med den Svenska ITS Strategin och handlingsplanen.

 

Man har startat olika arbetsgrupper för arbetet med Världskongressen 2018 som kommer att vara i Köpenhamn.
ITS Sweden koordinerar den Svenska arbetsgruppen och vill bjuda in er alla till ett möte den 11 april mellan 13.30-16.00 på Trafikverket i Malmö.
Observera att man måste registrera sig för att delta på mötet. maria.simmins@its-sweden.se
Vi kommer även att sända mötet via webinar, vv se nedan.
——————–Registrering till webinar————-
Register now!
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4107949537644155908
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
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Following an invitation of the Commission, industry representatives and public authorities have today agreed on a shared vision for the coordinated deployment of Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) in Europe. This is an important step towards connected cars as C-ITS enable vehicles to communicate with each other and with the infrastructure. This can notably improve road safety and reduce congestion.

You can read more here>>

Vi är glada att välkomna AcobiaFLUX som ny medlem hos ITS Sweden! AcobiaFLUXs bredd, arbetssätt och stora närvaro inom ITS kommer att stärka vår organisation.

Läs mer om AcobiaFLUX här >>
Länk till hemsidan>>

Evaluation of Regulation (EU) 913/2010 concerning a European rail network for competitive freight

You can read more here>>

Do not forget
Call for Papers closes tomorrow – on Wednesday 13 January 2016!
Headline topics for paper submission and session proposal:

  1. Challenges and Opportunities of Big Open Data
  2. Smart Cities and New Urban Mobility
  3. Vehicle and Network Safety
  4. Environmental Sustainability
  5. Cooperative and Automated Vehicles
  6. Mobile Applications
  7. Future Freight including Aviation and Maritime
  8. Policy, Standards and Harmonization

Visit the congress website for the additional 50+ sub-topics and more information on how you can submit your paper or session proposal: www.itsworldcongress2016.com

Dear Colleagues,

ERTICO office is currently looking at different opportunities on EC H2020 funding calls where we would like to work more actively with public authorities / cities on promoting C-ITS deployment. An ERTICO coordinated proposal on developing an ‘’ITS Knowledge – Sharing – Deployment community and marketplace’’ is currently in development.

EC H2020 funding call – MG 6.3 support action – Deadline: 26 January 2016

The aim of this project is to develop a C-ITS Knowledge – Sharing – Deployment community and marketplace with education – training tools and guidance measures as an instrument to support authorities (at Inter and Intra levels) in the implementation of ITS. In addition, this project will support authorities plans, specify and procure ITS systems, make informed decisions, choose the right technology in order to efficiently deploy ITS.

We would like to welcome you to join this consortium as an associated partner. If you are interested, please fill in the Letter of Support document enclosed in the email and send to Mrs Lina Konstantinopoulou l.konstantinopoulou@mail.ertico.com in scanned version by 11th January. She also remains at your disposal should you require any further information regarding the proposal objectives, work plan and benefits.
Thank you in advance for your reply and looking forward to developing and exchanging ideas with you to further promote C-ITS deployment!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Arkiv
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