When in IT-TRANS, learn about IT in EU projects

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From 1 to 3 March 2016, UITP will co-host IT-TRANS 2016 Conference and Exhibition (Karlsruhe, Germany). Organised biennially, this hub for IT solutions in the public transport industry attracts public transport practitioners of all categories. IT-related EU-funded research projects will also be there to present, discuss and exchange.

Exhibition area – do not miss events on the UITP stand (booth no. E17)!

Patrick Skoniezki (UITP) will present OPTICITIES – Interoperable IT solutions for European cities on 1 March, 15:30 – 16:00. The presentation will show how six different cities tackle complex mobility challenges in order to provide urban citizens with the best possible journey conditions and to optimize urban logistics operations.

On the following day, Yves Amsler (UITP) will take you to the IT world in rail sector while speaking about the NGTC Project and IT: what for IP based radio communications for mainline and urban rail? (2 March, 13:30 – 14:00).

We also invite you to listen to Mihai Barcanescu (UITP) on the last day (3 March, 10:30 – 11:00), who will explain the role of IT Developments in Railways’ Research and Innovation Strategies, based on the work of the FOSTER RAIL project.

Throughout the event, visit EU Projects Area at the UITP stand (booth no. E17) and help yourself with brochures and other promotional materials.

Conference – join us for inspirational sessions

During the Innovation Session: Giving customers what they need: integrated ticketing (1 March, 16:00 – 17:30), Michael Pellot, (TMB) and Juergen Ross (VBB) will explain how IT2Rail project addresses the customer with integrated ticketing solutions from an operators’ point of view: how it could contribute to achieve a common challenge: the first and last mile. They will explain their own motivations for the acceptance of this technologies and their specific expectations.

For more information, please contact Marta Van den Bergh: marta.vandenbergh@uitp.org.

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