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Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Australia celebrated the achievements of the nation’s most innovative and advanced transport technologies and the organisations and individuals involved.

The Australian ITS industry gathered on Thursday evening, 23 November 2017 to be recognised by their peers for outstanding contributions to the industry and community at the 2017 ITS Australia National Awards.

Now in their 8th year, and reflecting the growing influence of ITS across transport technology decision making, ITS Australia received a record number of nominations from a wide variety of organisations for this year’s awards.

The Hon. Ben Carroll MP, Minister for Industry and Employment joined the event and presented Lauchlan McIntosh with the Max Lay Lifetime Achievement Award.

(L-R) The Hon. Ben Carroll MP,  Mr Brian Negus, Strategic Advisor, Royal Automobile Club of Victoria and Immediate Past President, ITS Australia,  Mr Lauchlan McIntosh AM

The Young Professional Award was taken out by Timothy Phillips for his work with Egis and Legacy Way Tunnel, Brisbane.

(L-R) Brian Negus, Immediate Past President, ITS Australia, Timothy Phillips, Maintenance Engineer at Legacy Way Tunnel, Brisbane and Dean Zabrieszach, President ITS Australia

 Government Award Winner – Transport for New South Wales for the Public Transport Information and Priority System (PTIPS)

(L-R) Gino Dompetrio, Chair ITS Australia Awards, Pascal Labouze, Executive Director Operational Systems, Transport for New South Wales, Susan Harris, Chief Executive, ITS Australia

Research Award Winner – The University of Melbourne for The Australian Integrated Multimodal Ecosystem

(L-R) Dean Zabrieszach, President ITS Australia, Majid Sarvi, Chair in Transport Engineering, University of Melbourne, Jeff Kasperian, iMove CRC

Industry Award Winner – Cubic Transportation Systems for the Manly Ferry Contactless Payments Trial

(L-R) Lewis Clark, Executive Director, Information and Ticketing Services at Transport for New South Wales, Tom Walker, Senior Vice President and Managing Director APAC, Cubic Transportation Systems, Donna Wieland, Federal Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development and Dean Zabrieszach, President ITS Australia

Automated Vehicle Award Winner – Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia

(L-R) Dickson Leow, Australian Roads Research Board, Anne Still, General Manager Public Policy, Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia, Dean Zabrieszach, President ITS Australia

Congratulations to all award recipients

(L-R) Susan Harris CEO ITS Australia, Majid Sarvi, Chair in Transport Engineering, University of Melbourne, Dirk Van der Meerssche, Sales and Marketing Director, Cubic Transportation Systems, Timothy Phillips, Maintenance Engineer at Legacy Way Tunnel, Brisbane, Anna Sawyer, Manager, Road Safety RAC WA, Anne Still, General Manager Public Policy, RAC WA, Tom Walker, Snr VP & MD APAC, Cubic Transportation Systems, Lewis Clark, Executive Director, Information and Ticketing Services at TfNSW, Pascal Labouze, Executive Director Operational Systems, TfNSW, Lauchlan McIntosh AM, Dean Zabrieszach, CEO/Director HMI Technologies Australasia and President ITS Australia

You can read the full release here

Max Lay Lifetime Achievement Award

Lauchlan McIntosh (AM)

ITS Australia Board of Directors is pleased to recognise Lauchlan McIntosh, Member of the Order of Australia (AM), for his outstanding contribution to improving the safety and mobility of the community. Mr McIntosh was presented the 2017 Max Lay Lifetime Achievement Award at the Awards Presentation Night on Thursday 23 November 2017. Read more

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Awards Presentation Night Dinner

Tickets – sold out

Date: Thursday 23 November 2017
Time: 6.30pm – 11.00pm
Venue: The Pavilion, Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Road, Melbourne  MAP
Dress: Business Attire

The 2017 Awards Presentation Night Dinner will be held on Thursday 23 November 2017 at the prestigious The Pavilion, Arts Centre Melbourne. Sitting beneath Melbourne’s famous spire, the Arts Centre is famous for hosting many of the world’s most talented performers and will be the perfect backdrop to celebrate achievements in the Australian Intelligent Transport Industry. The Awards Night will see 200+ industry professionals gathered to celebrate achievements. A perfect opportunity to host key business targets on your own reserved table, reward staff and network with leading ITS professionals.

Tickets and Tables – SOLD OUT

Tickets and Tables AUD
(incl GST)
Until 8 NovFrom 9 Nov
Single Ticket: Member $242$291.50
Single Ticket: Non Member$286$335.50
RESERVED Table with Logo Upgrade*
Guaranteed reserved table with logo
plus branding on Awards website and
acknowledgement by Awards MC on the night.
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Discounted rates are available for ITS Australia members.
Tickets and tables will sell out in advance. Places are strictly limited.

*Reserved Table with Logo Upgrade Package

Want to stand out from the crowd or thinking of a group booking? A Reserved Table of 10 with Logo Upgrade Package will provide your organisation with a guaranteed reserved table complete with logo branding. The opportunity to host key business targets or reward staff whilst associating your logo with the prestigious industry Awards program provides an excellent opportunity to build loyalty and strengthen your brand positioning with key decision-makers. This package upgrade provides a guaranteed reserved table of 10 in prime position, logo table branding, logo with weblink featured on the Awards website plus verbal acknowledgement by the Awards MC on the night with logo featured on accompanying powerpoint slide. [A purchase of 10 x single tickets does not provide a table that is specifically reserved for you.]

Cancellation and Changes

  • All cancellations must be notified in writing to ITS Australia and acknowledged by ITS Australia by reply email
  • Cancellations received on or before 31 October 2017 will be refunded in full.
  • No refunds are available after this date – however as an alternative to cancelling, you may transfer your ticket to another member of your organisation, please email replacement details to ITS Australia so that an accurate name badge can be printed for your colleague.
  • The conference organisers reserve the right to cancel or vary activities if minimum numbers are not reached.
  • Places are limited – tickets may sell out in advance.

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Tel: + 61 3 9646 6466

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