WSP to attend “ITS World Congress 2019”

A delegation of WSP experts will attend the ITS World Congress #ITSWC19 from October 21-25 in Singapore. 

Our experts will join the 10,000+ attendees to discuss advanced transport technology developments that are transforming urban landscapes. Thirteen members of our Intelligent Transport team are involved in the following sessions:

Executive Session:

Autonomous Vehicles in Public Transportation – Separating Hype from Reality 
Mara Bullock
will moderate this session. 
ES 03, Nicoll 3
Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at 16:00

Special Interest Sessions:

Communicating the Benefits of Innovative Technology
David Alderson
will discuss the challenges of learning what the innovative technology is, forming a message about the technology that is understandable to the average person, and sharing the message via various media and social media outlets.
SIS 03, Room 329
Monday, October 21, 2019 at 09:00

Delivering on Proactive Congestion Management 
Scott Benjamin, Matthew Gallaugher and Andy Hooper
will discuss multimodal transport of people & goods. The discussion will share perspectives from Australia and New Zealand on congestion management. 
SIS 41, Room 327
Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 09:00

Putting ITS in its Place: Place-Centric Approach to Technology Deployment 
Graham Pointer and Mary Haverland
will explore multimodal transport and how we plan and design future-ready places?
SIS 47, Room 327
Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 11:00

Technical Sessions:

National ITS Systems Planning and Deployment
Scott Benjamin
will discuss bridging the policy-to-implementation gap to drive innovation.
TS 05, Room 312
Monday, October 21, 2019 at 9:00

Technologies for Travel Demand Management 
David Ungemah
will moderate this session.
TS 08, Room 310
Monday, October 21, 2019 at 11:00

Towards Automated Driving with Connected Vehicle Trials 
Steve Kuciemba
will moderate this session.
TS 14, Room 311
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 9:00

Policy Framework for Connected & Automated Vehicles
Mara Bullock
will discuss connected and automated vehicles – preparing a region for a revolution in mobility.
TS 22, Room 324
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 14:00

Next Generation Standards: Opportunity to Improve on Prior Success
Julien Marr
will discuss pavement markings for machine vision.
TS 28, Room 312
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 16:00

Standards, Policies and Frameworks for Testing and Validating Safety of Automated Vehicles 
Stephanie Barton
will moderate this session.
Ian Patey will discuss connected vehicles and driver distraction – disentangling the ethics.
TS 30, Room 325
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 16:00

Road Pricing as an Effective Tool to Manage Travel Demand 
Dirk van Amelsfort
will discuss congestion pricing in Vancouver, Canada.
TS 42, Room 309
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 16:00

Future Transport Systems 
Stephanie Barton
will discuss future mobility: the impact of changing working patterns.
TS 44, Room 311
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 16:00

V2X Communication Technologies & Cooperative Systems II 
Nigel Nielsen
will discuss Ipswich connected vehicle pilot: cloud-hosted central facility.
TS 57, Room 309
Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 14:00

Technology & System for Safety and Enforcement II  
Ian Patey
will present connecting vehicles to a digital twin, he will also present Hannah Steele’s paper about new opportunities in assessing tunnel safety risk.
TS 58, Room 310
Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 14:00

On October 21, WSP experts will present how our powerful System Dynamics platform can help guide new mobility decisions today. Register your interest to attend: https://forms.gle/Yb42ucwMhx8VXa7w9 

We look forward to connecting with clients and partners during the event. See you there.  

More information on the 2019 ITS World Congress