The membership of the 2012 ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems and Services) Video Competition Expert Committee has been confirmed. High level ITS figures from the America Asia Pacific and Europe have come together to select the three finalists in each category ahead of the final vote held at the ITS World Congress held in Vienna 22-26 October 2012.

Hermann Meyer CEO ERTICO – ITS Europe said on behalf of his colleagues from the 2012 ITS Video Competition Expert Committee “We are all most excited about the 2012 ITS Video Competition in recognition of the potential of the medium in driving forward the deployment of ITS and thus contributing to safer cleaner and more efficient travel. ITS offers real solutions now to today’s travel challenges – we should use every medium and opportunity to reflect this”.

The 2012 ITS Video Competition encourages the effective use of videos to reach out to citizens and policy makers showing the potential and need of ITS to create a better future with less accidents fewer fatalities and injured people less congestion cleaner and more comfortable mobility.

The 2012 ITS Video Competition Expert Committee will judge the ITS videos submitted by companies universities public authorities and other organisation in the two categories – videos directed at the general public and videos directed at the ITS community – in order to produce three finalists in each category. The finalists will be shown during the VIP dinner at the ITS World Congress and the VIPs will vote for the winners.

Submissions remain open until Friday 7 September end of day.

The members of the 2012 ITS Video Competition Expert Committee are:

  • Hermann Meyer CEO ERTICO – ITS Europe
  • Scott Belcher President and CEO ITS America
  • Hajime Amano President ITS Japan
  • Pawel Stelmaszczyk Head of Unit – ITS DG MOVE European Commission
  • Juhani Jaaskelaainen Adviser for ICT for Transport and Energy DG CONNECT European Commission
  • Ingolf Schaedler Deputy Director General Ministry for Transport Innovation and Technology Austria
  • Jennie Martin Chairman the National Network of ITS Associations

See all the ITS videos here. To submit a video or for more information click here.

The 2012 ITS Video Competition follows on from the success of the inaugural 2011 Video Competition culminating at the European ITS Congress in Lyon. The winner was “Young Thoughts on Future Travel” by the Stockholm City Traffic Administration.

For more information contact Henry Wasung.

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Original Publication Date: Wed 05 Sep 2012