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Meet our transport policy experts at this week’s ITS World Congress

More than 10 000 smart mobility professionals meet in Copenhagen from 17-21 September for the world’s biggest conference on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS).

Experts of the International Transport Forum (ITF) at the OECD are on site. They will present ITF work. are available for media questions.

ITS is a summary term for the application of information technologies to transport. Advances in ITS are a major driver in the ongoing revolution in human mobility.

The International Transport Forum is a transport policy think tank for 59 member governments. Its ITS-related work focusses on the link between innovation and public policy: What regulatory frameworks are needed for new transport solutions to benefit society as a whole?

ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim will give a keynote on "Mobility as a Service" and participate in a roundtable with ministers on the future of mobility.

You can meet our experts at the ITF stand (E 009, behind the VIP Lounge) throughout the week from Monday 17, September as well as the at these events :

Monday, 17 September

10:00-10:30   
“Mobility as a Service” Summit Kick-off with keynotes by Anne Berner, Finnish Minister of Transport and telecommunications, Violeta Bulc, European Commissioner for Transport, and Young Tae Kim, ITF Secretary-General
(Bella Center, 1st floor, Rooms 18+19) 
 
10:30-13:00
“Multimodal infrastructure” breakout session of the MaaS Summit, with Philippe Crist, Advisor Innovation at ITF
(Bella Center, 1st floor, Rooms 18+19) 
 
From 18:15
Media availability ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim
ITF stand (E 009, behind VIP Lounge)

18:30-19:00   
Blockchain and Beyond: Encoding 21st Century Transport
Presentation and Q&A with Philippe Crist, Advisor Innovation, ITF
ITF stand (E 009, behind VIP Lounge)
New ITF report available at our stand!
 
19:30-20:00
The Shared-Use City: Managing the Curb
Presentation and Q&A with Philippe Crist, Advisor Innovation, ITF
(ITF stand, E 009, behind VIP Lounge)
New ITF report available at our stand! 

Tuesday, 18 September

10:00-11:00h
VIP tour of the demonstration and exhibition area with IT Secretary-General Young Tae Kim (tbc)

10:30-11:00   
Automated Vehicles and Safe Systems
Presentation and Q&A with Philippe Crist, Advisor Innovation, ITF
(ITF stand, E 009, behind VIP Lounge)
New ITF report available at our stand!
 
13:00-13:20
VIP group photo with participants of High-Level Roundtable
(Hotel Bella Sky, Tower 2, 1st floor, Rooms 180/181)
 
 13:20-15:00
Three High-Level Roundtables with ministers, mayors and officials/industry.
ITF Secretary-General Young Tae Kim will speak during the Ministerial Stream.
(Hotel Bella Sky, Tower 2, 1st floor, Rooms 180/181)
 
13:30-15:00   
Connected, Cooperative and Sustainable – How Cities can Accelerate
Cycling through Intelligent Mobility Solutions
Panel discussion organised by the City of Copenhagen, with Philippe Crist, Adviser Innovation ITF
(ITS Forum/Exhibition area ()
 
15:30-18:45   
Transforming Freight Movement through ITS
Workshop with Philippe Crist, Advisor Innovation, ITF
(Room Europe M4 B6)

Wednesday, 19 September
 
13:30-16:30   
Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies for Transport and Mobility
Workshop organised by Ertico, the European Commission and ITF; with Philippe Crist, Advisor Innovation, ITF
(Room 19)

Media Contact: Michael Kloth, +33 (0)1 45 24 95 96