MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Australia announced the nominees for the ITS Australia National Awards 2019 today (14 October).
The awards are given in five categories: Government Award, Industry Award, Research Award, Young Professional Award, and Automated Vehicle Award, sponsored by the Australia & New Zealand Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI).
Now in their 10th year, the annual ITS Australia National Awards recognise both individual and team accomplishments from the year, celebrating innovation and excellence in the industry.
Hosted by ITS Australia, the awards will be presented in Adelaide on Thursday 21 November 2019 at Adelaide Oval.
Nominees for the ITS Australia National Awards are determined by a ten-person judging panel made up of intelligent transport systems professionals, representing industry, government, and academia.
Gino Dompietro, Awards Committee chair, said: “Each year Australia’s ITS industry impresses us with the increasing breadth, quality, and volume of work that is submitted for an award. That continues to be true in 2019. After much deliberation, we are delighted to announce this year’s nominees for the ITS Australia National Awards.”
This year’s Awards feature an expanded number of nominees compared to previous years, reflecting the growing number of submissions received. For the first time this year there are seven nominees for the Young Professional Award.
Susan Harris, ITS Australia Chief Executive Officer, said, “Each year, we in the industry continue to be impressed by the incredible diversity of talent that is emerging in our industry. This year’s nominees for the Young Professional Award represent the very best of that talent. ITS Australia is proud to support their burgeoning careers in transport technology.”