08.30 - 09.30

Registration and coffee

09.30 - 09.45

Welcome address

Speakers :
Steve Norris, President ITS (UK) and former Transport Minister, ITS (UK)

09.45 - 10.30

ITS in the West Midlands

• TfWM Remit
• Projects:
- why are we doing this?
- What has been done?
- Lessons learnt

Concentrating on how the projects were procured, implemented and funded

Speakers :
Mike Waters, Director of Policy, Strategy and Innovation , Transport for West Midlands

10.30 - 10.45

The end user’s view

• Passenger/road user needs and frustrations
• What has been done
• What ITS can do to make things better, and how we should frame our thinking

Speakers :
Lee Rowbotham , Senior Stakeholder Manager, Transport Focus

10.45 - 11.15

Coffee break

11.15 - 12.15

The ITS (UK) Summit Oxford-style debate

"This house believes that we are in the last years of private vehicle ownership and shared mobility is the only sustainable future for transport”


Supporting the motion:

  • Dr Alastair McInroy, Senior Programme Manager, Technology Scotland

  • Ben Lawson, VP Mobility and Project Development UK and Ireland, Enterprise Rent A Car


Opposing the motion:

  • Andy Graham, Owner White Willow Consulting and Chair, ITS (UK) Connected Vehicles Forum

  • Catherine Bowen, Senior Policy Advisor, BVRLA


12.15 - 13.30


13.30 - 14.30

Interactive session - Using budgetary and political constraints to your advantage

• Prioritising funding for a new transport project
• Adjusting project scope to align with priorities
• Integrate social and sustainable values alongside commercial success
• On conclusion of this session delegates will understand further budget pressures, identify influencers and understand ways to achieve greater success in their own work

Delegates will work on scenarios on each table and different solutions will be presented and compared at the end

Speakers :
Teresa Jolley, Creative Director, DEFT153

14.30 - 14.45

ITS (UK) Student essay award winner -

  • The importance of involving older people in the design and development of transport of the future

Speakers :
Shuo Li , Research Associate, Newcastle University

14.35 - 14.40

ITS (UK) Student Essay Award winner -

  • The Implications of Autonomous Vehicles and the impact to modelling

Speakers :
Jo Lungley, Apprentice Transport Planner, Jacobs

14.45 - 15.15

Afternoon Tea

15.15 - 15.30

Collaboration in the industry

• Changes in how customers engage with service providers impacting transport
• End to end journey influences customer satisfaction
• Collaboration from all stakeholders on the consumers journey key to customer satisfaction
• Examples of effective collaboration in other industries
• How can we learn from these?

Speakers :
David Powell, Head of ITS, Cubic Transportation Systems

15.30 - 15.45

A safe system for CAV: Brief history of other transport innovation

• CAV will not be an “ipad moment”
• Incremental changes, and how they are introduced
• What is being done already

Speakers :
James Bulleid, ITS Systems and Infrastructure Director, WSP

15.45 - 16.00

Safety and the digital twin

• Benefits of the digital twin
• Embracing technology
• Right first time
• Lean construction
• Visulisation and productivity

Speakers :
Colin Brookes, Commercial Director, Gaist

16.00 - 16.15

Safety on smart motorways … and digital roads

• Very positive safety results from the first five years of smart motorways ‘all lane running’ schemes
• Important findings in light of recent press coverage
• Safety expected to improve further with new developments as smart motorways transition to digital roads

Speakers :
Dr Jill Hayden, Technical Director, Transportation UK & Europe Engineering , Design and Project Management, Atkins Global

16.15 - 16.30

Closing remarks

Speakers :
Jennie Martin, Secretary General, ITS (UK)
Darren Capes, Intelligent Transport Systems Policy Lead, Department for Transport


Close of conference