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Wednesday, 26th June 2013 - 17:00

ITS United Kingdom promotes UK ITS at the 2013 European ITS Congress in Dublin

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The 2013 European ITS Congress was held this month in Dublin. 

ITS (UK) organised a pavilion stand in the exhibition associated with the Congress, where four ITS (UK) Members showcased themselves, and where the 200 UK visitors could base themselves and catch up with colleagues.  The event was attended by a total of 1700 people.

The ITS (UK) Members on the stand were:   Mouchel, MIRA, IBI Group and INRIX.  A steady stream of visitors attended the stand and found out more about the capabilities of these four, as well as collecting general UK ITS information.

ITS (UK) was also involved in promoting two sessions at the Congress:  one themed on using ITS to support disabled travellers, and one on boosting the presence of women in the ITS profession.

ITS (UK) has very close ties with ITS Ireland, including sharing several member organisations, and had supported the Irish colleagues by taking an active part in the Host Country planning committee for the event.

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Photo shows the ITS (UK) exhibition stand at the Dublin Congress.

 

 

ENQUIRIES:

 

For further information, please contact:

 

Jennie Martin

ITS (UK)

Tel:

+44(0)20 7709 3003
Email:
mailbox@its-uk.org.uk

 Notes to editors:

ITS UNITED KINGDOM, the UK association for the promotion of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), is a not-for-profit public/private sector association financed by members' subscriptions, and provides a forum for all organisations concerned with ITS. We work to bring the benefits that ITS can offer in terms of economic efficiency, transport safety, and environmental benefits to the United Kingdom - and at the same time expand the ITS market.

The membership, over 150 UK organisations, comprises Government Departments, Local Authorities, Police Forces, consultants, manufacturing and service companies, and academic and research institutions.

Members benefit from ITS United Kingdom activities including seminars, workshops and regular news dissemination. ITS United Kingdom encourages discussion on issues such as public/private co-operation, standards, legislation, information provision and new technology.

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