About ITS Australia | Events Program
ITS Australia delivers an active industry events program providing valuable networking opportunities for ITS professionals, branding and promotion opportunities for government and industry organisations, a platform for engagement, information and knowledge sharing and speaking opportunities. Attendance at these events are open to members and non-members, often with discounted registration rates being made available to staff of corporate members. Some networking events are also free to attend.
ITS Australia regularly participates at international events, working to promote and provide branding opportunities for corporate members and offering cost-effective solutions for members to participate as sponsors and co-exhibitors on the ITS Australia Pavilion at major international ITS events.
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ITS Australia Awards
The National ITS Australia Awards are a celebration of excellence in the Intelligent Transport Systems industry, and are proudly hosted by ITS Australia annually. The program culminates at the Awards Presentation Night Dinner held at a premium venue, with the location rotating nationally each year. Award categories include: Government Award, Industry Award, Automated Vehicle Award, Research Award, Young Professional Award. ITS Australia sponsors the recipient of the Young Professional Award to attend the following year’s ITS Asia Pacific Forum to further their networking and growth in the industry. Recipients of the awards are considered by ITS Australia for nomination for the prestigious global ITS World Congress Achievement Award. On several occasions, the Achievement Awards have been awarded to Australian organisations which is testament to the strength and diversity of the Australian intelligent transport systems industry.
National electronic Tolling and Charging Worldwide (NeTC)
Held annually, this is the one must-attend event on the calendar to stay up to date with the latest tolling trends and technology developments and to meet all the key players under the same roof. The NeTC Industry Forum has grown out of the National electronic Tolling Committee (NeTC) who focus on a collaborative approach to improving tolling in Australia. The NeTC Forum is hosted by ITS Australia to support the development of the industry, and is run by industry for industry. The Welcome Reception and Conference Dinner provide further opportunities for networking.
Australian ITS Summit
Australia’s largest gathering of intelligent transport professionals and key decision makers from industry, research institutions and government to discuss areas of mutual cooperation and new business partnerships. Held every second year, invited national and international speakers deliver keynote presentations, concurrent sessions and participate in expert panel discussions. Technical tours provide the opportunity to develop an understanding across a variety of local ITS projects and an industry showcase will feature the latest in technology and equipment. The social networking program provides opportunity to extend your networking with the opportunity for sponsors to invite key business targets as guests to enjoy premier venues across Australia.
Business Networking Events
ITS Australia Business Networking events are held throughout the year in different locations and include national and international guest speakers, government representatives, demonstrations and site tours. Open to ITS professionals, these events provide excellent networking opportunities and bookings are essential. Non-members welcome.
Thought Leadership – exclusive to Platinum and Gold Members
The ITS Australia’s Thought Leadership Series provides a unique opportunity for selected industry leaders and key Government Ministers to connect in an exclusive environment and explore community and government decision making over the next decade in Australia. Series of lunches and dinners – by invitation only.
MaaS | Mobility as a Service
The Intelligent Transport System industry is constantly evolving and Mobility as a Service (MaaS) has become one of the fastest growing sectors in the ITS industry. MaaS is a key contributor to smart transport and the liveability of our cities, suburbs and regional communities. For one day only over 150 transport technology professionals will network, do business and access industry leaders and Keynote Speakers. The MaaS | Mobility as a Service 2018 Sydney conference will for the first time in Australia, bring together senior policy makers, decision makers, practitioners and senior intelligent transport executives to explore the technology and new concepts that are driving consumer mobility choices today.
ITS World Congress
ITS Australia are represented on both the ITS World Congress and ITS Asia Pacific Boards providing opportunity to influence discussion and decision-making supporting the particular needs of the Australian industry. ITS Australia hosts the Australia Pavilion in the Expo, providing opportunities for organisations to join the Pavilion as co-exhibitors. Congress speakers include ITS Australia Platinum, Gold and Silver Members and along with several ITS Australia Board Directors. Many ITS Australia Platinum, Gold and Silver members also participate in the Expo by hosting their own showcase displays. ITS Australia hosts a Networking Cocktail Reception where invitations are highly-sought after, email ITS Australia and let us know if you are attending the congress. Further networking is available at the On-Stand Drinks function hosted by ITS Australia and held on the Australia Pavilion in the Expo. ITS Australia Platinum, Gold and Silver Member logos also displayed on the ITS Asia Pacific Stand in the Expo Hall, along with highlights of ITS Australia’s event program.
ITS Asia Pacific Forum
The ITS Asia Pacific Forum is the region’s version of the ITS Congress, heavily focused on driving business within the Region. ITS Australia participates at each Asia Pacific Forum along the same lines as the ITS World Congress (see above). In addition, ITS Australia sponsors the Young Professional ITS Australia Award Recipient from the year prior to attend the Forum.