Annual Programme for 2018

A number of activities have already been planned for 2018 to support knowledge sharing in the ITS industry. Several of the ITSSA events will also be accredited for CPD points for members. Please diarise these events. More events will be added to the calendar. If you have suggestions for topics to be discussed, please send a mail to paul@itssa.org.

Connecting the Dots – Transport Data and Cyber Security

Threats to transport data are escalating by the hour. This is true for personal data on transport Apps such as the hack of 57 million Uber accounts. This risk is also very real for all other operators and authorities.

The concept of “Smart Cities” revolves around the interconnection of different operators from domains of activity such as transport, energy, health and infrastructure, who all rely on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) systems to collect, retrieve, process, and exchange data in order to improve their services and the quality of life of citizens.

To date, the focus was more on interoperability and less so on safeguarding data. Given the escalating threats, Cyber Security has therefore become an area of vital interest for ITS professionals.

This poses the challenge: How do we “connect the dots” and do so safely and securely?

ITS-Excellence

This workshop will explore the action steps towards a Virtual Transport Data Warehouse. We need find ways to move to a situation in the transport and data management area where the whole is more than the sum of the parts.

Delegates will earn a full CPDS point from this workshop.

The workshop will be hosted in Gauteng area on 14 February 2018. Please diarise the date.

  • If you believe you can contribute to this topic, you are cordially invited to submit an abstract (no more than half a page) to do a presentation. The deadline for abstracts is 13 December.
  • If you are interested in sponsoring or hosting the event at your venue, please click here.

Go Green – Go Smart Transport Conference and Exhibition

Implementing and Managing Integrated and Sustainable Transport Systems by Aligning Transport, Land-use and Economic Planning

Diarise the date: 13 - 15 June 2018
(Please cancel the initial date of 10 - 12 October 2018 to avoid conflicting events)

The i-Transport and UATP Go Green – Go Smart Transport Conference and Exhibition is co-hosted by ITS South Africa and the UATP and is supported by ITS Africa. This partnership released significant synergies and exceeded expectations. This flagship conference and exhibition will again take place as a co-operative project to assist the Public Transport, Intelligent Transport and related sectors in pursuing our shared strategic objectives.

Book your Stand

The “Go Green – Go Smart” Conference and Exhibition – hosted by ITS South Africa, the UATP and ITS Africa ion 13 – 15 June 2018 – invites you to book exhibition space. This is the premier event for ITS and Public Transport. Be sure to benefit from the opportunities!

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