An award will be made in connection with the ITS World Congress in Copenhagen 2018, for the best action taken to promote the creation of an ITS workforce which reflects the clients and users of the ITS being supplied and managed. Depending on your location and your organisation, this will involve addressing ratios of genders, ethnicity, ages, religious orientations, sexual orientations, etc. The award is open to any organisation or individual anywhere in the world.
The submissions will be judged by an eminent panel of ITS professionals representing the three regions of the ITS world:
Americas – Sharon Easley, e-squared, US, and Barry Pekilis, National Research Council, Canada
Asia Pacific – tbc
Europe & Africa – Maarja Rannama, ITS Estonia and Jeff Marengwa, City of Hamburg (invited)
Please send your idea in the form of a one-page Word document to firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 9 September 2018. The document should include metrics that your organisation has been tracking in terms of its progress in promoting diversity.
Nominations are now welcome to email@example.com
The closing date for nominations is 9 September 2018
2017 – Arup (UK)
2016 – Transurban (Australia)
2015 – Mouchel (UK)