NICTA heads to 21st Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress in Detroit: 7-11 September 2014
This September, in front of more than 10,000 of the world’s leading transportation policymakers, researchers, high-tech innovators and business professionals at the ITS World Congress in Detroit, NICTA will unveil its latest innovations that are injecting Smart ICT into the complex world of transport infrastructure.
Members of NICTA’s Infrastructure, Transport and Logistics team are leading 20 sessions at the Congress, showcasing how NICTA’s research is making transport networks safer, more efficient and more sustainable. The team will demonstrate how its efforts are currently influencing public policy, decision-making and fostering wealth creation for the wider economy.
Seven NICTA speakers will present in, and/or moderate sessions, at the congress on subjects including:
Mobility in smart cities
Improving sustainability through Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)
Traffic incident management based on ‘anomaly detection’
Data-driven traffic and public transportation modelling
Smart parking systems, open data initiatives in public transport
Optimisation of FMCG profits through smart distribution management
The future of connected vehicles
NICTA’s Intelligent Fleet Logistics (IFL) business has won a coveted place at the ITS World Congress Investor Matching event. This event provides competitive young companies and entrepreneurs with the best cutting-edge ideas in sustainability, safety and mobility in transportation with the opportunity to pitch their ideas for funding. IFL’s “Cost to Serve” product suite optimises margin contribution, distribution and operating costs for fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies, and has already proven a success with Australian companies.
ITS World Congress is the leading global event focusing on innovation in transport systems, bringing together public and private sector organisations with innovators and researchers. Australia will host the Congress in Melbourne in 2016.
THE DETAILS: 21st ITS World Congress
When: 7-11 September 2014 Where: Cobo Centre, 1 Washington Blvd. Detroit, MI 48226 Stand: ITS Australia Stand number 1728
NICTA speakers and moderators:
Mr Rob Fitzpatrick - Director, Infrastructure, Transport and Logistics Business Team Dr Glenn Geers - Technology Director, Infrastructure, Transport and Logistics Dr Phil Kilby - Research Leader Mr Ronnie Taib - Senior Research Engineer Dr Dean Economou - Technology Strategist Dr Chen Cai - Senior Researcher Mr Andrew Purchas - Business Leader, Intelligent Fleet Logistics
NICTA is co-exhibiting with ITS Australia, at Stand 1728. In addition to its driving simulator experience, demonstrating new tools to monitor and measure driver inattention – a leading cause of crashes – NICTA will offer access to a wide range of other research projects for Detroit’s enquiring minds.