ITS America 2014: 21st World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems

ITS America 2014: 21st World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) will host the 21st World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems from September 7-11, 2014 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan.

This year’s theme is “Reinventing Transportation in our Connected World”.

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) will host the 21st World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems from September 7-11, 2014 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan.

This year’s theme is “Reinventing Transportation in our Connected World”.

The World Congress will feature ITS America’s Annual Meeting and Exposition, which will host interactive technology showcases on Michigan’s Belle Isle, more than 250 programmatic panels, roundtables, and interactive town hall sessions, a 350,000 square-foot exhibition, and numerous networking and media events with ITS industry leaders from across the world.

The ITS World Congress alternates each year between the Americas, Europe and Asia. The event brings national, regional and local officials together with global transportation innovators, business leaders, investors, researchers, and entrepreneurs with the goal of advancing high-tech solutions to improve transportation safety, efficiency, sustainability and connectivity.

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder will be the Chair of the World Congress Honorary Committee, Michigan DOT Director Kirk Steudle will serve as Vice Chair; the Honorary Committee features Mayors Mike Duggan and Eddie Francis, federal, state and local elected officials, and industry leaders including Mary Barra, Bill Ford, Sergio Marchionne, Roger Penske and Dan Gilbert. The event is produced by ITS America in partnership with ERTICO-ITS Europe and ITS Asia-Pacific.

Registration is free to all credentialed trade, business, and consumer reporters who work in the transportation, technology or business fields.

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