Public sector smart mobility conference attendees announced

public sector smart mobility
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IMPACT>MOBILITY, the sustainable smart mobility conference set to take place in Amsterdam on 24 and 25 June, has announced its first tranche of attendees.

The event, described as Europe’s first mobility data summit, will focus on the continued development Mobility as a Service (MaaS) projects in cities across the EU. Among the speakers confirmed for the conference are Chris Snyder, CEO of on-demand public transport service ViaVan; Lizann Tjon, Smart Mobility Programme Manager for the City of Amsterdam; and Christian Maertins, New Mobility Evangelist at Volkswagen AG’s Smart Mobility Unit.

25 delegates have been announced, representing municipal authorities, public transport and MaaS providers, vehicle manufacturers and smart mobility technology platform operators. Among the confirmed attendees are:

  • Project Manager, MaaS Programme, Ministry of Infrastructure and Water, Netherlands;
  • Transport Services Manager, City of Helsinki;
  • Head of Ticketing, City of Brussels, Société de Transport de Bruxelles;
  • Director of Operations, Neighbourhoods and Sustainability, Glasgow City Council; and
  • Chief Strategist, Connected and Automated Transports, Swedish Transport Administration.

Representatives from the public and private sector will be able to network and build relationships to facilitate the development of future urban MaaS projects. The agenda includes topics such as:

  • Harnessing vehicle interaction data to drive the smart city;
  • Providing real world test beds for autonomous vehicles;
  • Empowering citizens in the formulation of transportation policy; and
  • Implementing smart parking strategies to drive revenue and reduce congestion.

Luke James, Head of Content for IMPACT>MOBILITY, said, “With 3 months still to go until the event I am delighted to announce such great support from some of the biggest cities and public transport leaders in Europe. In order to deliver mobility as a service it is imperative that cities and private mobility service providers work together over crucial issues including data, policy and business models. These are the first 25 public leader attendees, but you can expect a lot more to be announced over the coming weeks.”

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