The 2018 i-Transport & UATP Go Green – Go Smart Conference and Exhibition boasted a program with excellent international, regional and local presenters and a representative exhibition demonstrating innovations and new developments in the transport arena.
The conference was hosted at Gallagher Conference center in Midrand
The Plenary Session on 19 June was opened by the Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Dr Ismail Vadi, followed by the Secretary General of the International Public Transport Association (UITP), Mr Mohamed Mezghani. The countries represented by the subsequent speakers included South Africa, Namibia, Germany, Botswana, UAE and the UK to give a wide-ranging perspective of transport developments.
At the Conference Dinner the biennial ITS Award for Excellence was awarded to WhereIsMyTransport (WIMT). The other nominations were Mobility Centre Africa, GoMetro and Rea Vaya.
20 June had the delegates reflecting on integrated, seamless transport. The conference structure then moved away from two parallel streams for ITS and Public Transport and instead had combined sessions on Mobility as a Service (MaaS), Big Data, Sustainability in Transport, Moving People and Making it Work.
Partners in this Conference, were iTransport, UATP, ITS Africa, Maas Africa, Roads and Transport Gauteng Province, Gautrain, Mercedes Benz, Syntell, SICE, lúla, Traffic Management technologies, TSA International, ZF
Santie Korf Photography had the pleasure to be the official corporate event photographer, working alongside the highly acclaimed Carla de Jager of Carlamani Conferences and Events. The chair person heading up the organizing of this successful was Mr Paul Vorster, CEO ITS South Africa.
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