ITS America Events has announced the full programme schedule for the ITS World Congress in Los Angeles, including plenaries and diverse programmatic sessions, international forums, and product demos.
Hosted in partnership with ITS America, ITS Asia-Pacific, and ERTICO-ITS Europe, and produced by RX, the conference and exhibition will take place at the LA Convention Center from September 18-22, 2022 (Conference: September 18-22 | Exhibit Hall: September 19-22).
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“This year’s theme, Transformation by Transportation, underscores the transformative leadership role the ITS community is taking in the transportation space, said Jaime McAuley, ITS World Congress event director at RX. “Our show program and vendors reflect the diversity of the industry and how the global community is prioritising ITS solutions.”
The programming will kick off at the Opening Ceremony, which will feature a panel discussion with regional leaders on California’s ecosystem of transportation innovation and Los Angeles’ approach to transformational mobility.
The Congress Exhibition will feature a number of UK SMEs appearing on the UK Pavilion.
The plenary programme at ITS World Congress will provide attendees with critical insights from global leaders discussing the following issues:
- Tuesday, September 20
- Wednesday, September 21
- Thursday, September 22:
Other sessions in the include:
- 5G: One of the Pillars of Transformation
- Automated Vehicle Policy
- Digital Twins: Intelligent Transportation Systems at the Core of Use Cases for Infrastructure
- Ensuring Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion of ITS: Current and Future Actions
- Equitable and Accessible Transport
- Fair Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
- Fostering Tomorrow’s Workforce in Today’s World
- Innovations in Mobility
- ITS for Underserved Communities: An Overview of the U.S. DOT’s ITS4US Deployment Programme
- Sustainability and Resiliency with Mobility Network Management
- Transport’s Future Spectrum Needs
Two additional highlights are the popular State DOT Roundtable taking place on Monday, September 19 from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM PT, supported by premier sponsor HNTB Corp and supporting sponsors Velodyne Lidar and IBI Group, that features officials from state DOTs across the country, and the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) plenary session, where agency leaders from various modes at USDOT will share the latest updates during an engaging panel discussion on Wednesday, September 21, 8:00 AM -9:30 AM PT.
“The breadth of technologies we will see and talk about at ITS World Congress – technologies that are saving lives, making our transportation system more resilient, and improving mobility and access – are part of our critical digital infrastructure,” said Laura Chace, President & CEO of ITS America. “We are excited to welcome our colleagues from around the country and the world to Los Angeles to experience the power of this new digital infrastructure age.”
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ITS World Congress is also partnering with the U.S. Commercial Service at the US Department of Commerce to recruit private and public sector attendees from across the globe. Delegations representing Canada, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Germany, Singapore, France, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands, to name a few, will be in attendance. For more information on the educational sessions, plenaries, and international forums, or to register for ITS World Congress, visit: https://www.itsamericaevents.com/world-congress/.
(Picture – LA Convention Center)