Transport Smart Class, North of England 2018: Retrospectives Round-Up


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Over a month has passed since we hosted TRANSPORT Smart Class, North of England 2018 at the Radisson Blu Edwardian in Manchester. Here’s what some of the stakeholders in attendance had to say:

“It was a pleasure to contribute to this very well organised event. Great format!” – Transport for Greater Manchester  • “Thanks for organising. The format worked well, and a good choice of topics, in the right level of detail”, Transport for the North • “A very useful event, well worth the time spent. All the presentations and roundtables were valuable”, Blackpool Council • “Thank you for organising. Presentations and roundtables were excellent”, North East Combined Authority • “Excellent event”, North Yorkshire County Council • “It was a great event and superb networking opportunity”, Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions

For those of you who missed any of the seven “Retrospective” releases, here’s another chance to gain valuable insights from our Innovation Sponsors (Conigital, Imperial, ODI Leeds, Sparta Digital and Videalert) and Keynote Supporters (TfGM, TfN and WYCA).

Click on the presentation title of your choice to access the associated slides (this is the order that they were delivered on the day):

  1. “Developing Mobility as a Service (MaaS) for Greater Manchester”
  2. “Delivering Autonomous Vehicle Solutions at High-Traffic Destinations”
  3. “How to Effectively Manage and Enforce Clean Air and Low Emission Zones”
  4. “The Importance of User Engagement in the MaaS Industry”
  5. “How Open Data and Collaboration Can Help to Deliver Growth in the Bus Industry”
  6. “Ticketing, Payment and Information Solutions in West Yorkshire – Case Studies and Lessons Learnt”
  7. “Cross Industry Collaboration to Enable Smarter Travel in the North”

Also, check out the Transport Smart Classes we have scheduled for other smart aspiring city-regions of the UK:

Transport Smart Classes show key buyer side stakeholders how they can deploy the latest digital technology-enabled solutions 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. Qualifying delegates include commissioning, procurement, trialling and partnering leads, senior influencers and strategic decision makers from progressive city, borough, 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. If you’d like to secure a free delegate place at one of the editions above (subject to satisfying our registration criteria) please complete the registration form at the bottom of the appropriate event page.

If you’re a Smart Transport innovator, or if your company sources or advises on digital technology-enabled solutions and best practices that play a key role in helping buyer side stakeholders across UK city-regions to address their transport and mobility challenges, please ask about our Transport Smart Class sponsorship packages, which enable your speaker to deliver an unique thought leadership presentation and your team of experts to host a series of deeper-dive roundtable consultations with the delegates:

Core themes/priority fields of innovation represented at Transport Smart Classes range from on-demand transport and MaaS applications, predictive traffic management, smart motorways, 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, digital railways and smart ticketing and fare collection.




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TRANSPORT Smart Class, North of England 2018

On July 11th we will be casting a spotlight over the North of England, hosting our speakers discussions on how the latest digital innovations can help overcome the transport and mobility challenges faced by city-regions of the Northern Powerhouse and beyond.


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