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Artificial Intelligence in Public Transport

28 Sep. > 13 Oct. 2021
Online, 10:00 am CEST time (UTC+2)
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This online course builds on a year-long research project on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Mass Public Transport conducted at the UITP Asia-Pacific Centre for Transport Excellence in Singapore. More than 100 experts from authorities, operators, industry providers and academics contributed to the research in providing insights on the future of AI in public transport and helping define key building blocks for the sector to successfully embark in their AI journey. The extensive knowledge collated during the research together with experience from early AI adopters in public transport and beyond will be shared during the online training. The course also includes a special session on the New perspectives and developments with the Covid-19 crisis.

Reach your objectives

The aim is to teach and discuss the possible applications of AI in public transport. Trainers and guest speakers will address the topic with a reduced coverage of the technical know-how.

  • Understand and discuss the concept of AI and Machine Learning
  • Broaden your knowledge and perspective on possible applications of artificial intelligence in public transport by learning and sharing experience with professional leaders
  • Learn about the possible opportunities for making public transport modes more efficient and customer oriented with artificial intelligence applications
  • Understand the impact of new technology and how organisations can leverage on the opportunity
  • Learn from best practices from around the world: showcases from local operators, authorities and the industry
  • Learn about approaches, challenges and possible causes of failures in implementing AI projects in the public transport industry

Why choose an online course?

  • Interact with public transport professionals from across the world
  • Be time efficient, with 7 sessions over a 3-week timespan
  • Flexibility to join the sessions from any location in the world, at work or at home

A top-level methodology

  • Get inspired by our trainers, understand the main principles of artificial intelligence from successful best practices
  • Participate to interactive plenary sessions with introduction by course leaders, presentation by trainers and open discussion with participants
  • Address topics and issues from an international perspective, enriched by different cultural approaches and points of views
  • Participate in practical exercises ‘in the field’ allowing you to apply the principles and methods learnt during the training course
  • Benefit from a unique exchange of knowledge and experience between professionals

UITP Training Programmes and all related processes are certified for ISO29990:2010 – the standard for learning services for non-formal education and training.

Who is it for?

  • Public transport managers and engineers in operation, strategy, planning, maintenance and IT/innovation departments
  • Data scientists/analysts, modellers seeking to have a better understanding of public transport market needs
  • Staff from strategic management
  • AI companies’ employees with particular interest in public transport market
  • Staff from public transport operators or authorities responsible for the planning, implementation & running of AI and automation related services
  • The course is suitable for participants from companies worldwide

Inspiring trainers

All UITP trainers are top level transport and mobility professionals with extensive experience in public transport and operations from different regions of the world. In addition, UITP invites guest speakers to illustrate specific solutions, practices and case studies.

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