Programme

Taking place at the QEII Centre in London on 1-2 November 2018, the Intelligent Transport Conference will investigate how technology will shape the future of transport; improve air quality, operations, improve performance and the customer experience. The conference will also discuss future technologies, forms of transportation and what the future of mobility may look like. Speakers from across the globe will explore how and why industry decision makers operate the way they do, and examine how technology is changing the dynamics of transport.

The 2018 programme commences each day with plenary sessions,before breaking into two streams: Mobility for Today and Tomorrow and Technology and the Passenger Experience. Stay up-to-date with the latest speaker and topic announcements by subscribing to Intelligent Transport (it’s free and only takes a minute).

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Day one

10:10 - Editors Opening Address

Speaker(s):
Luke Antoniou, Editor, Intelligent Transport

10:15 - Opening plenary: Intelligent Transport Today

Speaker(s):
Brian Masson, Director, Multi Modal Transport Solutions Ltd
Shane Hymers, Principal Bus Policy Planner, Transport for London (TfL)
Carlos Gonzalez, Strategic Partner Manager, Google UK
Leon Daniels, Former Managing Director, Surface Transport TfL

11:00 - Public transport: why getting it right matters and how technology can help

Speaker(s):
Lilian Greenwood MP, Chair of the Transport Select Committee, UK Parliament

11:20 - Fact vs fiction debate: What is the real future of transport?

Speaker(s):
Christian Wolmar, Writer
Dr Tom Voege, Policy Analyst, International Transport Forum
Chris Perry, UK Lead, MaaS Global
Matthew Hudson, Head of Strategy Technology and Data, TfL

12:00 - Basel SBB: how to deal with a congested traffic hub

Speaker(s):
Sebastian Ropers, Director Business Development, ASE AG

12:15 - Panel Discussion: Investing in the Future of Transport

Speaker(s):
Torsten Klimke, Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission
James Nettleton, Principal InMotion Ventures, Venture Capital Fund of Jaguar Land Rover
Jeremy Long, CEO - European Business, MTR Corporation Limited
Michael Liebreich, Chairman, Liebreich Associates and Founder and Senior Contributor, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Mobility for Today and Tomorrow
Chairperson: Brian Masson

Technology and the Passenger Experience
Chairperson: Johan Herrlin

14:00 - Cyber security in the transport sector

Speaker(s):
Michal Cieslik, Head of Department Security and Service, Wiener Linien

14:30 - Smarter-planned infrastructure – all together now!

Speaker(s):
Alistair Lenczner, Director & Leader, Expedition and Lead on HS4Air

15:45 - Panel discussion: Presenting multimodal journey information and improving passenger experience

Speaker(s):
Neil Farr, MD of Acquire Digital , representing AVIXA™
Claudio Cassarino, Managing Director, Metro Service
Arnd Baetzner, Member of the Board of Directors, Mobility Cooperative
Arja Aalto, Specialist, Passenger Traffic, Finnish Transport Agency (FTA)

16:15 - The role of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the future of transport

Speaker(s):
Sharon Moore MBE, Industry Technical Leader for Travel & Transportation, IBM

16:55 - Panel discussion: What is the role of ride-sharing in a multimodal society?

Speaker(s):
Konsatantin Trofimenko (PhD), Director of Centre for Research of Urban Transport Problems, Institute of Transport Economics and Transport Policy Studies
Jenny Milne, Director, JLM
Asiya Jelani, Business Development Director - DRT, Arriva UK Bus
Rafael Cuesta, Head of Innovation, Transport for Greater Manchester

Day two

08:45 - Brexit and the future

Speaker(s):
David Leeder, Managing Partner, Transport Investment Limited TIL

09:30 - Panel Discussion: Are the public ready for AI?

Speaker(s):
Torsten Klimke, Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission
Christian Wolmar, Writer
Mark Westwood, CTO, Transport Systems Catapult
Dr Tom Voege, Policy Analyst, International Transport Forum

Mobility for Today and Tomorrow
Chairperson: Jenny Milne

Technology and the Passenger Experience
Chairperson: Ian Wright

11:00 - Panel discussion: Technology: market for the suppliers’ industry or real benefit for the customers?

Speaker(s):
Carol Schweiger, Chairperson , New England ITS & President, Schweiger Consulting
Gian-Mattia Schucan, Founder & CEO, FAIRTIQ AS
Christina Hvid, CEO, Rejseplanen A/S
Ivan Grumelli, ICT Manager, Arriva Italy

11:35 - Panel discussion: The pivotal role of transport in creating a smart city

Speaker(s):
David Hytch, Technical Lead, Calmac Ferries
Anne Grünkorn, Managing Director of LogPay Mobility Services,, LogPay Mobility Services GmbH
Ivo Cré, Director Policy & Projects, Polis
Oliver Bratton, European Operations Director, MTR Corporation

11:40 - Panel discussion: The role of sustainable transport in reducing congestion and improving air quality

Speaker(s):
Paulo Monteiro Rodrigues, Vice-President, Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry
Asiya Jelani, Business Development Director - DRT, Arriva UK Bus
Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Journeys
Carol Unwin, Vice-President, Strategic Opportunities, T-Systems

12:20 - Case study: How to deliver first-class service disruption information

Speaker(s):
Andrea Giuricin, CEO TRA Consulting, University Milan Bicocca, Vis. Prof. China Academy Railway Sciences

12:40 - Open loop and account based ticketing: What is the passenger and operator appetite for it?

Speaker(s):
Gordon Hanning, Head of Concessionary Travel and Integrated Ticketing, Transport Scotland

14:00 - An ISO55001 Asset Management framework for high Speed Railway Infrastructure

Speaker(s):
Joao Rocha, Senior Asset Manager, Network Rail (High Speed) Ltd

14:20 - BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) solutions

Speaker(s):
Mark Cartwright, Director, Centaur Consulting Limited

14:30 - Panel discussion: The practical application of MaaS

Speaker(s):
Carol Schweiger, Chairperson , New England ITS & President, Schweiger Consulting
Chris Perry, UK Lead, MaaS Global
Brian Masson, Director, Multi Modal Transport Solutions Ltd

15:15 - Panel discussion: How the future of mobility is solving the first- and last-mile problem

Speaker(s):
Jaime Ruiz Huescar, E-mobility Manager and smart city projects coordinator, Local Energy & Climate Change Agency of Murcia City Council
Jan Lüdtke, Head of Global Partner Success, ViaVan
Sebastian Hofer, Business Development, Hamburger Hochbahn AG

15:35 - Measures to counter terrorism on transit systems

Speaker(s):
Andy Oppenheimer, Counter-Terrorism Consultant, Editor-in-Chief, CBNW Xplosive