The 9th European ITS Congress will take place in Dublin Ireland under the theme ITS: Delivering for European Competitiveness through Sustainable Mobility. The European Congress to be held in the Convention Centre Dublin in June 2013 will be the major ITS event in Europe with several thousand delegates from the continent and beyond gathering in the Irish capital to discuss and showcase the latest transport solutions.
Hermann Meyer ERTICO CEO and David O’Keeffe ITS Ireland Chair signed the contract for Dublin 2013 on Friday 27 January 2012 during the launch meeting of the host organising committee in the presence of important industry players and Irish government representatives including Alan Kelly T.D. (Minister of State for Public Transport).
The Congress which takes place during the Irish Presidency of the European Council will focus on the following topics:
- Delivering ITS in an economically-constrained environment
- Connecting ITS to the people (information systems)
- Cooperative mobility
- Demand management
- More efficient travel (for people and goods)
- Safer Travel
- Facilitating modal shift
For more information please contact Didier Gorteman CFO & Director Congresses ERTICO – ITS Europe.
To visit the ITS Ireland website click here.
Read more about Dublin 2013 in the Irish Times here.
Back row (from left to right):
Brian Maxwell (Principle Engineer Roads Service Northern Ireland)
Didier Gorteman (CFO & Director Congresses ERTICO)
Gunter Zimmermeyer (Chairman ERTICO)
Alan Kelly T.D. (Minister of State for Public Transport)
Jennie Martin (ITS UK / Network of National ITS Associations)
Michael Phillips (Director of Traffic and City Engineer Dublin City Council)
Brendan O’Brien (Head of Technical Services (Traffic) Dublin City Council)
David Laoide-Kemp (vice-chair ITS Ireland)
Front row (seated):
Hermann Meyer (CEO ERTICO)
David O’Keeffe (Chair ITS Ireland)
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Original Publication Date: Mon 30 Jan 2012