TRANSPORT Smart Class, London & SE England 2020: Retrospectives Round-Up


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Missed any of the “Retrospectives” from TRANSPORT Smart Class, London & South East England 2020? If so, here’s another chance to gain valuable insights from our Innovation Sponsors (Padam Mobility, CityMaaS and Pavegen) and Keynote Supporters (England’s Economic Heartland/EEH, Kent County Council and London Borough of Barnet)…

If you meet our regular delegate qualification criteria* for a Transport Smart Class but were unable to join us back on October 13th, CLICK HERE to complete the short “Download form” and we’ll e-mail you a unique link giving you free of charge access to all of the presentation videos, recordings and slides from this event. Alternatively, click on the presentation title of your choice from below to re-visit an individual retrospective:

  1. “Connecting People, Transforming Journeys”
  2. “DRT – Best Practices in Shared Mobility for Lower Density Areas”
  3. “Mind Over Mode Shift – MaaS and the Future of Public Transport in Kent”
  4. “Revolutionising Accessible Living through AI and Data with Personalised Products and Services”
  5. “Town Centres and the Suburban Renaissance – Possibilities, Pitfalls and Potential Innovation (What will the Future look like for Parking?)”
  6. “Converting Footsteps into Energy, Data and Rewards”

*Those qualifying to receive the rich content from these presentations include: commissioning, procurement, trialling and partnering leads, senior influencers, strategic decision makers and planners from key buyer side stakeholders, including: local authorities and municipalities (e.g. city, borough, metropolitan, district and county councils); public and private transport operators/service providers; regional transport partnerships, sub-regional transport bodies, combined authorities, integrated transport authorities and passenger transport executives; government and supporting national transport agencies; fleet operators, vehicle manufacturers, parking operators, prime contractors etc.


Here’s what some of the stakeholders in attendance had to say about TRANSPORT Smart Class, London & South East England 2020:

“This was my second Smart Class event and, again, I found it very informative and an excellent opportunity to engage with stakeholders” – Head of Data Policy, Analytics and Data Division, Department for Transport • Thank you for inviting me to a very well organised and interesting event yesterday, you had brilliant speakers and a great agenda” – Senior Transport Planner, Milton Keynes Council Great to be involved in a face-to-face event – arrangements worked very well. Well done for a very well organised Covid safe event. Great presentations and so good to have a chance to network again!” – Programme Director, England’s Economic Heartland, and President, Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation • Highlight of the week – TRANSPORT Smart Class, London & SE England 2020, one of the first events to be held in a Covid-safe physical format. I’ve missed so much the face-to-face collaboration and sharing of ideas! I had the pleasure of learning about the challenging present and future of transport and mobility from innovation experts. It was an excellent networking opportunity to discuss ongoing projects whilst engaging in roundtable sessions led by the speakers. Absolutely insightful to learn about strategic regional level initiatives and partnerships, forward thinking leadership within the public sector and specific solutions. Networking 100% useful as well. Great work by Smart Classes to enable all this. From larger to smaller local scale, I totally recommend this Smart Class!” – Senior Placemaking Project Manager, Croydon Council Excellent event with informative presentations from sector leading experts…and brilliant, insightful keynotes” – Associate Technical Director, Transport Planning and Development, Arcadis

Thank you for the opportunity to be a keynote speaker” – Public Transport Project Manager & Lead for MaaS in Kent, Kent County Council Today, I’ve attended my first face-to-face event since March! Very refreshing to say the least! Thanks a lot to the team at Smart Classes for making it happen in such uncertain times. Great speakers and insightful presentations from both public and private sectors” – Senior Consultant, New Mobility, The Steer Group/Currently working for Transport for the South East developing the TfSE Future Mobility Strategy An actual, real-life, conference. How I’ve missed the registration pastries! Nice to see the sector bringing new models to bring people together” – Chairman, The Rail Innovation Group, and Rail Transport Planner, Transporting Cities Yesterday we saw our CEO & Founder speaking at our very first physical event since lockdown restrictions. We are so thrilled to have been a part of one of the first Covid-secure transport events! Thank you…really enjoyed being part of it” – Head of Marketing, Pavegen (Innovation Sponsor) • Great organisation with PPE” – Co-Founder & CEO, CityMaaS (Innovation Sponsor) • “I just wanted to say how much we appreciate all the after event work you are doing” – Head of Business Development & International Partnerships, Padam Mobility (Innovation Sponsor)


Here’s our updated schedule of Smart Classes for the year ahead (subject to revision in the event of a future national or localised lockdown):

Looking further ahead, we’re also planning to host the following Smart Classes in 2022 (in addition to our various 2022 Transport, Emissions & AQ, Waste Management and Public Realm editions):  WATER MANAGEMENT Smart Class 2022 (Birmingham), ENERGY Smart Class 2022 (Birmingham), HEALTH & ASSISTED LIVING Smart Class 2022 (London). It’s also worth noting that we’ve pencilled in (additional to our usual Transport editions around the UK) a dedicated TRANSPORT Smart Class for Northern Ireland (Belfast, provisionally March 2022).


Like to learn more about our Smart Class events and how you can potentially participate? Click here to discover the market context of Smart Classes and for descriptions of our Transport, Emissions & Air Quality, Waste Management, Public Realm & Urban Spaces, Energy, Water Management and future Healthcare editions.

Buyer side stakeholders (e.g. councils/local authorities, transport authorities, public transport operators, waste collection authorities, utilities, government agencies, prime contractors etc) satisfying the qualification criteria described on the individual event page (click selected Smart Class from the schedule above) can apply for a free delegate place by completing the “Registration form” located at the bottom of that page.

Up to 5 innovators/solution vendors can be accommodated at each Smart Class in an “Innovation Sponsor” capacity: Peruse the Event Sponsorship page for full details on “Smart Class Innovation Sponsorship Packages”. Check out our Testimonials page (or individual Smart Class event pages) for feedback from previous delegates, sponsors and supporters.


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TRANSPORT Smart Class, London & South East England 2020

On 13th October 2020 we will be casting a spotlight over London and South East England, hosting our speakers discussions on how the latest digital innovations can help overcome the transport and mobility challenges faced by the capital, it's hinterland, burgeoning smart city-regions of the South East and East Anglia, and beyond.


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