TRANSPORT Smart Class, Scotland 2019: Retrospectives Round-Up


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Last month we hosted TRANSPORT Smart Class, Scotland 2019 at V&A Dundee. Here’s what some of the stakeholders in attendance had to say:

“A great Transport Smart Class at the V&A Dundee, looking forward to its return to Scotland. I really enjoyed the event and learnt something useful from all the presentations” – Partnership Director, Tayside and Central Scotland Transport Partnership/Tactran • “Great morning and very illuminating discussion. Thank you” – Senior Partnership Manager, South East Scotland Transport Partnership/SEStran • “Thank you for this morning. I thought the session went very well” – Interim Head of Concessionary Travel and Integrated Ticketing, Transport Scotland • “Enjoyable event, engaging conversations and plenty to follow up on” – Data Cluster Project Manager at Scottish Cities Alliance and City Development, Dundee City Council • “All of the roundtables were valuable” – Local Air Quality Management Specialist, Scottish Environment Protection Agency/SEPA • “Great Smart Class today in the impressive V&A on transport, MaaS and the latest digital technology-enabled solutions…Dynamic range of speakers” – Sales Operational Leader, Buildings & Major Infrastructure Projects Europe, Jacobs • “Great day with thought provoking presentations and roundtable discussions!” – Managing Director, Imperial (Innovation Sponsor) • “Some extremely interesting conversations surrounding transport challenges” – Business Development Manager, North Region, Videalert (Innovation Sponsor) • “It was a great event, very informative and engaging. Wonderful venue too!” – COO, Finance and Product Director, Vortex IoT (Innovation Sponsor) • “Many thanks, really enjoyed the session and looking forward to the next one” – Head of Sales, Vortex IoT (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, Scotland 2019 Innovation Sponsors (Clearview Intelligence, Imperial, Videalert, Scottish Cities Alliance and Vortex IoT) and Keynote Supporters (Tactran, Dundee City Council and Transport Scotland). Just click on the presentation title of your choice to access the associated slides:

1. “Taking MaaS to the Next Level”
2. “How is Journey Time Monitoring Evolving?”
3. “The Data Cluster – Driving Forward Innovation and Transparency with Public Sector Data”
4. “How to Effectively Manage and Enforce Clean Air and Low Emission Zones”
5. “Enabling Hyper-Local Air Quality Monitoring with Emerging Technologies”
6. “Dundee – Electrifying ‘the coolest little city in Britain'”
7. “Smart & Integrated Ticketing in Scotland”

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

TRANSPORT Smart Class, South West England 2019 – Radisson Blu Bristol, 4th December 2019
TRANSPORT Smart Class, Wales 2020 – Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff, 31st January 2020
TRANSPORT Smart Class, Midlands 2020 – Fazeley Studios, 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. We’ll also be adding these post-April 2020 TRANSPORT Smart Classes to the schedule very shortly:

• TRANSPORT Smart Class, North of England 2020 – Manchester, Date TBC
• TRANSPORT Smart Class, Scotland 2020 – Edinburgh, Date TBC
• TRANSPORT Smart Class, London & South East England 2020 – London, Date TBC

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 (A national edition, open to qualifying stakeholders from throughout the UK)
• EMISSIONS & AIR QUALITY Smart Class, Southern England 2020 – Browns Courtrooms, Covent Garden, London, 15th April 2020 (Morning) – Web page will go live shortly
WASTE MANAGEMENT Smart Class 2020 – Browns Courtrooms, Covent Garden, London, 15th April 2020 (Afternoon)
ENERGY Smart Class 2020 – The Bond, Birmingham, 12th November 2020 (Morning)
WATER MANAGEMENT Smart Class 2020 – The Bond, Birmingham, 12th November 2020 (Afternoon)
• EMISSIONS & AIR QUALITY Smart Class, Midlands & North 2020 – Sheffield, Date TBC
We’re also considering the addition of PUBLIC REALM/SMART URBAN SPACES Smart Classes!

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TRANSPORT Smart Class, Scotland 2019

On September 12th we will be casting a spotlight over Scotland, hosting our speakers discussions on how the latest digital innovations can help overcome the transport and mobility challenges faced by the city-regions of Glasgow & Clyde Valley, Edinburgh & South East Scotland, Stirling, Tay, Aberdeen, Inverness & Highlands, and beyond.


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Sponsored by
Clearview Intelligence
Vortex IoT
Scottish Cities Alliance

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