TRANSPORT Smart Class, North of England 2019: Retrospectives Round-Up


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Back on June 20th we hosted TRANSPORT Smart Class, North of England 2019 in Leeds and, as a partner, also leant our wider support to Digital Leaders Week 2019 (17-21 June) which celebrated, showcased, shared and inspired the best of digital across the UK’s public, private and non-profit sectors. Here’s what some of the participants had to say about our latest Smart Transport event:

“A valuable opportunity” – Intelligent Transport Systems Analyst, South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive/SYPTE • “Many thanks for running the Smart Class this morning. It was a very well delivered and informative event” – Project Manager, West Yorkshire Combined Authority/WYCA and Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership/the LEP • “Great event” – Sustainable Journeys Delivery Officer (Clean Air), Transport for Greater Manchester/TfGM • “Really interesting Morning” – Strategic Transportation Manager, Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council • “Good event, relevant and well run” – Principal Engineer – Highway Network Resilience & Traffic Manager, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council • “Roundtables were all enjoyable and very engaging” – Principal Traffic Engineer, Warwickshire County Council • “Really enlightening” – Principal ITS Engineering Manager, Amey Consulting • “Thank you Smart Classes for inviting me to speak at the event! It was great to hear and discuss the challenges transport authorities and local authorities face when designing frictionless and inclusive transport systems. A very engaging crowd!” – Co-Founder & CEO, CityMaaS (Innovation Sponsor) • “Thanks for running a great event” – Head of Marketing, Clearview Intelligence (Innovation Sponsor)

If you’ve missed any of the “Retrospectives” that we’ve released over the last 6 weeks, here’s another chance to gain valuable insights from our TRANSPORT Smart Class, North of England 2019 Innovation Sponsors (CityMaas, Clearview Intelligence, Imperial, Videalert and Vivacity Labs) and Keynote Supporters (Leeds City Council, Transport for Greater Manchester/TfN and Transport for the North/TfN). Just click on the presentation title of your choice to access the associated slides:

1. “Using Smart Roads to Keep Leeds Moving”
2. “AI for Accessibility”
3. “Journey Time Monitoring is Evolving – Find out how!”
4. “How to Effectively Manage and Enforce Clean Air and Low Emission Zones”
5. “Improving Traffic Insights with Artificial Intelligence”
6. “Developing an Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Network”
7. “Improving the Public Transport Customer Proposition with Smarter Data”

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

TRANSPORT Smart Class, Scotland 2019 – The V&A Dundee, 12th September 2019
TRANSPORT Smart Class, London & South East England 2019 – Browns Courtrooms, Covent Garden, London, 9th October 2019
TRANSPORT Smart Class, South West England 2019 – Radisson Blu Bristol, 4th December 2019
TRANSPORT Smart Class, Wales 2020 – Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff, 30th January 2020
TRANSPORT Smart Class, Midlands 2020 – Birmingham, 5th March 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 and strategic decision makers 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 editions above (subject to satisfying our qualification 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 solutions, data insights 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 a unique thought leadership presentation and your team of experts to host a series of deeper-dive roundtable consultations with the delegates:

If your ‘smart’ requirements are better suited to another essential sector, please consider:

• EMISSIONS & AIR QUALITY Smart Class 2H 2019 – The Bond, Birmingham, 14th November 2019
WATER MANAGEMENT Smart Class 2019 – The Bond, Birmingham, 14th November 2019
EMISSIONS & AIR QUALITY Smart Class, Southern England 2020 – Browns Courtrooms, Covent Garden, London, 15th April 2020 (Web page and registration for this event will go live from September – here’s a link to the edition we hosted in London earlier this year: EMISSIONS & AIR QUALITY Smart Class 2019)
• WASTE MANAGEMENT Smart Class 2020 – Browns Courtrooms, Covent Garden, London, 15th April 2020 (Web page and registration for this event will go live from September – here’s a link to our recent 2019 edition: WASTE MANAGEMENT Smart Class 2019)
ENERGY Smart Class – Date/Location TBC
HEALTH & ASSISTED LIVING Smart Classes – Dates/Locations TBC

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TRANSPORT Smart Class, North of England 2019

On June 20th 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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