The 22nd ITS World Congress took place in Bordeaux from 5-9 October, organised in collaboration by ERTICO (ITS Europe) and the European Commission. The topic of this year was “Towards Intelligent Mobility – Better use of Space”. The Conference gathered about 10.000 delegates from all over the world, divided in three geographical regions: Europe, America and Asia-Pacific. It was complemented by an international exhibition gathering major industrial players in the automotive and ITS sector.
EULF Transportation Pilot was present with a presentation on "“INSPIRE as a driver for up-to-date ITS digital maps in Europe – benefit assessment” , during the session "Policies and Platforms" under the topic 7: “Are Big Data and open data transport’s silver bullets?”, and with a dedicated session for project dissemination.
The session on “INSPIRE as a driver for up-to-date ITS digital maps in Europe: the transportation pilot” was moderated by Kees Wevers, TN-ITS president and partner of the pilot. The speakers included the partners of the pilot, describing the results from their peculiar perspectives, as well as an introductory speech from Claire Depré, HoU of the ITS Unit of DG MOVE and talks from representatives from Japan and US.
Link to the presentations is available here: http://tn-its.eu/session-itswc-bordeaux-151008