Call for Papers is officially open – Submit your entry for the 23rd ITS World Congress 2016
The call for papers for the 23rd World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems 2016 is officially open. With the Congress theme set to explore “Enhancing Liveable Cities and Communities”, the deadline for submission closes January 13, 2016.
Along with the overarching theme, sub themes of the Congress are:
CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF BIG OPEN DATA Collection, transmission, and analytics including crowd sourced and V2X data. Privacy and inter-agency issues. Evolution from sparse infrastructure based sensor to ubiquitous vehicle based sensing and real-time predictive traveller information.
SMART CITIES AND NEW URBAN MOBILITY User experience, quality of travel, connectivity and traveller information, future traffic management. Changing models for vehicle use sharing and ownership. Seamless mobility and public transport. Rural areas.
VEHICLE AND NETWORK SAFETY Interventional systems for connected vehicles. Smart, safe infrastructure and support for augmented or automatic vehicles.
COOPERATIVE AND AUTOMATED VEHICLES Increasing augmentation of human driver capabilities. Convergence of sensing, communications and automatic control. Infrastructure requirements for an increasingly automated fleet.
MOBILE APPLICATIONS Seamless connectivity and convergence of mobile devices and transport platforms. Traveller information, payment, ticketing, crowd sourcing, incentivisation, gamification.
FUTURE FREIGHT Efficiency of the freight task, automated freight and logistics. Differentiated quality of service and last mile efficiency. Multi modal approaches and interfaces.
POLICY, STANDARDS AND HARMONIZATION Supportive technology and regulatory frameworks for accelerated deployment and benefit harvesting