Awards Presentation Night Dinner – 23 November 2017 Melbourne

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Nominations for 2017 Awards have closed

Nominations for 2017 have closed, reviews are underway and the shortlist of candidates will be announced in October.

A record number of nominations were received this year across all categories, and the Awards Committee thanks all submitters for their time and effort. This year’s record number of nominations is a positive reflection of the increased confidence, strength and profile of the Intelligent Transport Systems industry in Australia. It reaffirms Australian ITS capability and our position as a world leader in ITS.

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Transport technology achievements to be recognised at ITS Australia National Awards 2017

The ITS Australia National Awards are a celebration of excellence in the Intelligent Transport Systems industry, and are proudly hosted by ITS Australia annually.

The National ITS Awards program is a major ITS Australia initiative to recognise professional ITS expertise and to raise awareness across all levels of government and community about the benefits of ITS technologies to  our cities, economy, environment, transportation and  everyday lives. Winning an award is a prestigious industry achievement and a valuable marketing tool. Winners of the Industry and Government Awards will be considered for nomination by ITS Australia for the chance to be recognised at the 2018 ITS World Congress for an Asia Pacific Achievement Award.

“The Intelligent Transport Systems industry plays an increasingly important role in safer, more efficient and sustainable freight and people movements, and the ITS Australia National Awards recognises those who make significant industry contribution. I look forward to participating at this year’s Awards and meeting winners, nominees and ITS industry leaders,” Treasurer Tim Pallas MP, Victoria State Government and ITS Australia Awards Presentation Night Keynote Speaker

Awards Presentation Night Dinner

Date: Thursday 23 November 2017
Time: 6.30pm – 11.00pm
Venue: The Pavilion, Arts Centre 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

Tickets and Tables AUD
(incl GST)
Until 8 NovFrom 9 Nov
Single Ticket: Member $242$292
Single Ticket: Non Member$286$336
RESERVED Table with Logo Upgrade*
Guaranteed reserved table with logo
plus branding on Awards website and
acknowledgement by Awards MC on the night.
Reserved Table with Logo: Member$3,080$3,580
Reserved Table with Logo: Non Member$3,520$4,020

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.]

Enquiries to

ITS Australia
Tel: + 61 3 9646 6466
Email: admin@its-australia.com.au


2017 Award Categories

Government Award

  • Developed or deployed a significant new innovative ITS system or service over the course of the previous year.
  • Can demonstrate deliverability over the course of the previous year.
  • Whose new system and/or service fostered advanced deployment of ITS services.
  • Has been developed or deployed in Australia.
  • Is an organization that plays a leading role in the ITS Community.
  • Has delivered benefit to the Australian community.
  • Winner to be considered for nomination by ITS Australia for chance to win the ITS World Congress Asia Pacific Government Award at the ITS World Congress 2018.

Industry Award

  • Developed or deployed a significant new innovative ITS product or service over the course of the previous year.
  • Can demonstrate deliverability over the course of the previous year.
  • Whose product and/or service played a key role in accelerating development and deployment of ITS in its region.
  • Has been developed or deployed in Australia.
  • Is an organisation that plays a leading role in the ITS Community.
  • Has delivered benefit to the Australian community.
  • Winner to be considered for nomination by ITS Australia for chance to win the ITS World Congress Asia Pacific Industry Award at the ITS World Congress 2018.

Automated Vehicle Award

  • Developed or deployed a significant new innovative product, system or service that has supported
    the aim of accelerating the safe and successful introduction of driverless vehicles to Australian roads.
  • Can demonstrate deliverability over the course of the previous year.
  • Has been developed or deployed in Australia.
  • Has delivered benefit to the Australian community.
  • Can demonstrate potential to be adapted for use in other parts of the world.
  • Automated Award is sponsored by the Australia and New Zealand Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI).

Young Professional Award

  • A young ITS professional who through their student and working career in Australia has shown a passion and dedication for working towards excellence in ITS.
  • ITS Australia is proud to provide funding towards travel, accommodation and registration to attend the 16th ITS Asia Pacific Forum 2018 to be held in Fukuoka Japan, 8 – 10 May 2018.
  • To be eligible, entrants must be under 30 years of age (as at 31 December 2017) and be working in the ITS field and/or or undertaking graduate or post graduate studies at an accredited institution within Australia.
  • New to this year, previous Young Professional nominees can re-apply provided the age criteria is still met (excluding previous winners).

Research Award

  • Recognises organisations for their key contribution to a research activity that significantly adds to the development and deployment of ITS Technology in Australia.
  • Open to universities, research organisations and designated research units of commercial organisations or government.
  • Research has appeared in or is eligible for inclusion in a peer reviewed journal or trade publication.
  • Research relates specifically to ITS and is original in subject, or method of enquiry, or outcome/s.

Max Lay Lifetime Achievement Award

Recipients must personify achievement of the ultimate standard for a leader in the ITS field. They must be an:

  • Outstanding leader in the organisation/s he or she has occupied.
  • Outstanding leader in the ITS field.
  • Champion of vision of ITS and its fulfilment within and beyond the ITS community.

This award is determined by the ITS Australia Board of Directors and while nominations are not usually called, suggestions may be forwarded for consideration.

NOTE: All nominations across all categories must be substantially different from any previously submitted nomination in earlier years.

Who Should Apply

Intelligent transport system technology researchers, developers, infrastructure providers, manufacturers and young ITS professionals are encouraged to submit.

IMPORTANT NOTE

The same product, system or service cannot be re-submitted across multiple awards, rather you are required to choose the most appropriate award for your nomination from the list of awards available. Multiple submissions from the same organisation are permitted provided the product or service is different.


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