TRANSPORT Smart Class, Wales 2022 Retrospectives Round-Up


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Missed any of the “Retrospectives” from TRANSPORT Smart Class, Wales 2022 (hosted at voco St David’s Cardiff on May 26th)? If so, here’s another chance to gain valuable insights from our Keynote Supporters (Transport for Wales, Sustrans Cymru and the Cardiff Capital Region/CCR City Deal) and Innovation Sponsors (Enel X UK/Enel X Way, XeroE, Vortex IoT – part of Marston Holdings, and Conigital Group)!

If you meet our regular delegate qualification criteria* for a Transport Smart Class but were unable to join us on Cardiff Bay for the live in-person event, CLICK HERE and complete the short “Download form” at the bottom of the post to receive a unique link giving free of charge access to all of the presentation videos, recordings and slides. Alternatively, click on your preferred presentation title from below to re-visit an individual retrospective:

  1. “MaaSsive Opportunities for Modal Shift in Wales”
  2. “Considering a Shared Transport Energy System”
  3. “Using Data to Drive the Adoption of Sustainable Emission-Free Deliveries”
  4. “Data for Good – Working with Communities for Inclusive Smart Transport Futures”
  5. “Harnessing Public Transport for Smarter Asset Management”
  6. “Cardiff Capital Region’s Sustainable Transport and Mobility Ambitions in a Post-Covid, Post-Brexit and Climate Focused Era”
  7. “Autonomous Connected Electric Shared Fleets and Mobility-as-a-Service”

*Those qualifying to receive the presentation videos and rich media content from this event include commissioning, procurement, trialling and partnering leads, senior influencers, strategic decision makers and planners from: local authorities (e.g. city, borough, metropolitan, district and county councils); public and private transport operators; regional transport partnerships, sub-regional transport bodies, combined authorities, integrated transport authorities and passenger transport executives; highways authorities and road operators; government and supporting national transport agencies; fleet operators, vehicle manufacturers, parking operators, prime contractors etc.


Here’s some of the feedback from our TRANSPORT Smart Class, Wales 2022 delegates and stakeholders:

“Thank you Smart Classes for inviting me to speak on the CCR City deal sustainable transport & mobility ambitions in a post-Covid, post-Brexit & climate-focused era. A really informative and interesting morning sharing best practice and new innovation”Transport & Energy Manager – Office of the CCR City Deal, Cardiff Capital Region • “Great day today attending the TRANSPORT Smart Class Wales conference. Great content, really informative keynote speakers. All of this was only enhanced by the beautiful backdrop overlooking Cardiff Bay”Traffic & Road Safety Engineer, Gloucestershire County Council/Area Manager, Waterman Aspen • “An interesting and informative morning at Smart Classes Cardiff event at the St David’s Hotel, sharing best practice and exciting innovation. A big thank you to Smart Classes for giving Clare the opportunity to share the work we are doing at the Cardiff Capital Region and our sustainable transport and mobility ambitions”Transport Planner, Cardiff Capital Region “Thank you. I enjoyed TRANSPORT Smart Class, Wales 2022 and found it very interesting. I would definitely be interested in attending again”Area Traffic Engineer, Powys County Council “Excellent event and organisation. Good to get an update on current projects”Team Manager Regeneration Opportunities, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council/Chair of ATCM Wales “The content was helpful and relevant”Travel Officer, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council“Presentations were informative and the programme was targeted at the right level”Senior Physical Regeneration Officer, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council “The roundtable discussions were engaging and there were excellent opportunities to network”Road Safety and Business Performance Manager, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council • “It was a great morning, very interesting”Traveline Cymru 

“This was my first Smart Class and I really enjoyed. It was very insightful into the tech that is advancing transport”Transport Planner, Vectos • “Thank you. The presentations were really interesting and insightful. I’ll look forward to another event in Wales”Traffic Management Engineer, Waterman Aspen “We thoroughly enjoyed the event and learnt a lot. There were very interesting and engaging folk who had something useful to contribute. Thanks again”Intelligent Mobility Expert & Director, Waysphere/Transport Lead, ODI Birmingham “It was a good session. Thanks for your hard work in coordinating. Hope to see you again soon”Associate Director, Aecom • “I have attended TRANSPORT Smart Class Wales 2022 organised by Smart Classes. I really thank you for this kind invitation and well organised workshop on innovation and the latest technologies in Intelligent Transportation Systems. It was a great opportunity to collaborate. We thank all speakers for their presentations and experience sharing. I look forward to attending future classes”Associate Professor, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Cardiff University “It was a pleasure – thanks for having us!”Sales & Business Development Manager – E-Bus, Enel X UK (Innovation Sponsor) • “A pleasure to participate and share some knowledge among the participants on e-mobility and net zero strategies for local authorities and business in Wales”Director/Head of Sales & E-Mobility UK, Enel X Way (Innovation Sponsor) • “Great event, loved presenting to such an engaging audience”Commercial Director, Vortex IoT, part of Marston Holdings (Innovation Sponsor) • “Great event, thank you for hosting. We made some great connections and look forward to the next one!”CEO & Founder, Conigital Group (Innovation Sponsor)


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TRANSPORT Smart Class, Wales 2022

On 26th May 2022 we will be casting a spotlight over Wales, hosting our speakers discussions on how the latest digital innovations can help overcome the transport and mobility challenges faced by burgeoning city-regions including South East Wales and the Cardiff Capital Region, Swansea Bay, North East Wales/Deeside, and beyond.


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