Two months ago we hosted TRANSPORT Smart Class, London & South East England 2019 at Browns Courtrooms, Covent Garden. If you’ve missed any of the subsequent “Retrospectives” from this event, here’s another chance to gain valuable insights from our Innovation Sponsors (Imperial, Videalert, Clearview Intelligence, CoMoUK and CityMaaS) and Keynote Supporters (Transport for London, Milton Keynes Council and Transport for the South East). Just click on the presentation title of your choice to access the associated slides:
1. “Transport Innovation in London”
2. “How to Effectively Manage and Enforce CAZs and LEZs”
3. “Journey Time Monitoring is Evolving – Find out how!”
4. “Bringing it all Together: Hubbing our Mobility”
5. “AI for Accessibility”
6. “Transport Innovation in Milton Keynes – The Future’s Here!”
7. “The Role of Smart Mobility in Delivering a Transport Strategy for the South East”
Here’s what some of the stakeholders in attendance have had to say about this year’s edition and the other Transport Smart Classes we’ve hosted for London and the South East region:
“It was great to collaborate with others on how open data can help a city…Really enjoyed it, well done!” – Head of Commercial Innovation, Transport for London • “The Smart Class I attended was extremely beneficial. I went along to present information but came away with so much more, owing to being in a room full of like-minded individuals for various different organisations trying to achieve similar goals. The event was well structured and extremely informative. I would highly recommend” – Principal Bus Policy Planner, Transport for London • “A fantastic event. I learnt a lot from the innovators and keynote speakers, very insightful roundtable discussions and great networking opportunity” – Chair, Thames Estuary Partnership • “Very interesting, looking forward to attending again” – Digital Program Manager, Canterbury City Council • “Really enjoyed the session and look forward to attending future events, well done!” – Senior Strategic Transportation Officer, City of London Corporation • “Very well organised and run”/“Excellent event, very informative and useful” – Strategic Lead Commissioner/Transport and Regeneration Manager, LB Barnet • “A really great bunch of people and stimulating presentations. Found the morning really useful and am following up with several people already!” – Travel & Transport Planning Officer, Croydon Council • “Very positive and informative session” – Transport Development Manager, LB Ealing • “Useful to hear what another authority was doing” – Group Manager Transport Strategy, Hertfordshire County Council • “Going back to Luton to sell the ideas to my colleagues!” – Strategic Policy Advisor, Luton Council • “First one for me, very impressed!” – Head of Transport and Highways, Slough Borough Council • “Excellent event – and good, pacey, interactive format. Well done and thank you” – Councillor, Lead Member Highways and Transport, West Berkshire Council • “The morning was both informative and enjoyable. I learned a lot and hopefully contributed in the roundtables. The opportunity to network is very important and the ambiance of the venue made it a perfect location to meet and mix” – Commissioner for Road Safety, Westminster City Council • “It was great to get the opportunity to attend and reassuring to see how active we are in so many of the areas of discussion. Exciting times!” – Innovation Lead for Bus at Go-Ahead Group PLC/Head of Innovation and Strategy Brighton & Hove Buses|Metrobus|Spirit of Sussex Coaches • “Great event, many thanks to you and the speakers” – Principal Consultant – Smart Cities, Communities & Internet of Things, British Standards Institute • “It was a pleasure to be part of the Smart Class today together with TfL, Transport for the South East, Milton Keynes Council and other innovators in the space. Format works so well!” – CEO & Founder, CityMaaS (An Innovation Sponsor) • “We’re still getting approaches from attendees of the event. You managed to find a really engaged audience. Hats off to you!” – COO, TravelAI (An Innovation Sponsor) • “Great Transport Smart Class! Really interesting talks and a really productive day!” – Head of Partnerships, Cube Intelligence (An Innovation Sponsor)
Last week we hosted TRANSPORT Smart Class, South West England 2019 in Bristol. We’ll start releasing “Retrospectives” from that edition shortly!
In the meantime, here’s confirmation of next year’s schedule of Transport Smart Classes for smart aspiring city-regions of the UK:
• TRANSPORT Smart Class, Wales 2020 – Cardiff, 31st January 2020
• TRANSPORT Smart Class, Midlands 2020 – Birmingham, 5th March 2020
• TRANSPORT Smart Class, North of England 2020 – Manchester, 9th June 2020
• TRANSPORT Smart Class, Scotland 2020 – Edinburgh, 10th September 2020
• TRANSPORT Smart Class, London & South East England 2020 – London, 13th October 2020
TRANSPORT Smart Classes show key buyer side stakeholders how they can deploy the latest digital technology-enabled solutions, data-driven strategies and best practices to tackle their transport sector challenges (e.g. around congestion, traffic flows, air pollution and emissions, noise, first and last mile mobility, customer experience, cost effectiveness, connecting transport networks, managing and maintaining assets & infrastructure) and deliver a transport system that will allow passengers to travel efficiently, safely and with minimal impact on the environment. Delegates include commissioning, procurement, trialling and partnering leads, senior influencers, strategic decision makers and planners from progressive city, borough, metropolitan, district and county councils; public and private transport operators/service providers; sub-regional transport bodies, combined authorities, integrated transport authorities and passenger transport executives; DfT and supporting national transport agencies; prime contractors etc. Core themes range from on-demand transport and MaaS applications, EVs and e-mobility, predictive traffic management, journey time monitoring, smart parking and enforcing CAZs and LEZs, to analysing people movements, new ways of visualising data, connected and autonomous vehicles, intelligent street lighting, real-time transport modelling, and smart ticketing and fare collection.
If you’d like to secure a free delegate place at one of the Transport Smart Classes above, please click on the appropriate event link and complete the registration form at the bottom of the page (spaces are limited and subject to satisfying the qualification criteria described).
If you’re an Intelligent Transport Innovator, or your company sources or advises on digital solutions, data insights and smart best practices that can play a key role in helping buyer side stakeholders to address their transport and mobility challenges, check out our Smart Class Innovation Sponsorship Packages, which (along with a variety of other benefits) enable your speaker to deliver a unique thought leadership presentation and your team of experts to host a series of deeper-dive roundtable consultations with the delegates. If you like what you see and would like to discuss a potential sponsorship commitment for 2020, please contact us here.
If your ‘Smart’ requirements are better suited to another essential sector, please consider:
• EMISSIONS & AIR QUALITY Smart Class, Southern England 2020 – London, 15th April 2020
• WASTE MANAGEMENT Smart Class 2020 – London, 15th April 2020
• PUBLIC REALM & URBAN SPACES Smart Class 2020 – London, 13th October 2020
• ENERGY Smart Class 2020 – Birmingham, 12th November 2020
• WATER MANAGEMENT Smart Class 2020 – Birmingham, 12th November 2020
• EMISSIONS & AIR QUALITY Smart Class, Midlands & North 2020 – Sheffield, 10th December 2020
• HEALTH & ASSISTED LIVING Smart Classes – TBC