European Pavilion

The European Pavilion (stand 1713) is a joint effort between ERTICO ITS Sweden and ITS Finland with active participation from our respective Partners. Once again the European Pavilion will be a networking and meeting hub in the exhibition area with ERTICO staff and Partner representatives on hand to meet and discuss opportunities… with of course once again excellent coffee!

From the ERTICO side Rasmus Lindholm Head of Partnership Services and Acting Head of Communications and Anna Limbrey Partnership Services Manager will be available to make introductions facilitate meetings and explain the ERTICO Partnership and how best to take advantage of and benefit from ERTICO services.

ERTICO Partners displaying on the European Pavilion are: Logica Q-free Swedish Transport Administration ACS a Xerox Company Satellic Newcastle University and NXP. Each company will have a representative on the European Pavilion ready to explain their products and services.

ERTICO Partners

Eighteen ERTICO Partners have stands in the exhibition hall. See the simplified map on the last page for details.

TomTom (1365) Robert Bosch (1665) IBM (1865) Swarco (1971) Peek Traffic(2265) NEC Corporation (2357) Kapsch TrafficCom USA (2347) Honda (2239) BMW (2037) PTV (1832) Panasonic (1641) Mitsubishi (1343) Continental (1219) Toyota (1723) DENSO (1925) ACS a Xerox company (2121) Siemens (1903) AustriaTech (1703).

The Network of National ITS Associations

The Network of National ITS Associations will come together in Orlando along with other National ITS Associations at a meeting organised by the regional ITS Associations. As well as updating each other on regional activities the meeting will focus on the topic of traveller information and will provide the opportunity for National ITS Associations to exchange information and viewpoints on this substantive issue. In addition several members of the Network of National ITS Associations will be exhibiting their products and services in Orlando. Anna Limbrey Partnership Services Manager and ITS Network Coordinator will be happy to expand on the Network of National ITS Associations’ activities – please ask for her at the ERTICO stand or contact her by email.

FOT-Net 4th International Workshop

Sunday 16 October at the Hilton Orlando
Round tables start at 8:00 a.m. Plenary session starts at 12:00 noon with lunch

FOT-Net was established by the European Commission to provide one strategic networking platform in order to address common issues related to the practical organisation set up and follow-up of FOT results. A series of Round Tables will be organised at FOT-Net’s Fourth International Workshop addressing FOT issues that have been identified as of high priority. During the afternoon session conclusions from the round tables will be presented and discussion will be open to the general FOT community who will validate these conclusions. General objectives of this workshop include:

  • Reinforce the global FOT network in order to exchange knowledge best practices and foster cooperation for FOT activities
  • Support the coherent development and implementation of FOTs at European and International level
  • Increase the cooperation between FOT activities and their stakeholders leading to faster and effective take up of Intelligent Transport Systems and Services

To attend this event please contact Irina Silva

You can also ask for Irina Silva at the ERTICO stand at the Congress.

International workshop on vehicle communications

7th International Workshop on Vehicle Communications for Safety and Sustainability

When:  Friday 21 October 2011
Where: Hilton Orlando Lake Mizell room Orlando Florida U.S.A.

The workshop will be held right after the ITS World Congress.
Selected panellists from around the world will provide their views on many issues including global harmonisation that face the development and deployment of vehicle communications technologies and associated applications of Co-operative Intelligent Transport Systems.

Please ask for Paul Kompfner at the ERTICO stand or contact him by

Austria goes to America

The Austrian hosts of the 2012 ITS World Congress are organising a community booth where companies operators and public bodies (the Austrian Ministry of Transport Innovation and Technology AustriaTech Austrian Institute of Technology Asfinag AMV Networks ITS Vienna Region Fluidtime Efkon and Advantage Austria) will present their newly developed ITS solutions.

The agenda for activities at the Austrian booth includes a variety of special sessions: on Monday 17 October from 5 PM to 6:30 PM the Austrians invite everyone to a toll-free “meet & greet” at booth 1703. Women are a central issue at the ITS Vienna 2012 so there will be a session on “Women in ITS” from 1:30 PM to 3 PM on Wednesday 19 October. A third session deals with the subject “ITS Vienna 2012” on 20 October from 1:30 PM to 3 PM.
Any changes in the agenda will be tweeted so make sure to follow them on Twitter or contact Rita Michlits.

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Original Publication Date: Wed 31 Aug 2011