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ITS Conference 2010

"Intelligent Transport in Europe – Putting the Commission's Plan into Action"


Bedford Hotel

135-137 rue du Midi, 1000 Brussels

22 June 2010 – 9.30–17.30


The European Commission is organising its first Conference on Intelligent Transport in Europe in Brussels on 22 June 2010. The objective of this high-level conference is to provide first hand information on the implementation of the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Action Plan and to debate  the deployment of ITS in Europe in the framework of the forthcoming ITS Directive.

Topics to be discussed

The agenda of the European Commission ITS Conference 2010 will include the following topics:

  • Implementation priorities of the ITS Action Plan
  • The expected impact of the forthcoming ITS Directive
  • EU instruments in support of ITS deployment
  • The importance of the ITS data dimension and the key challenges for achieving efficient traffic and travel information services
  • The barriers to and options for the deployment and integration of ITS applications.

Who is expected to participate?

The ITS Conference 2010 will bring together high-level representatives from the European institutions and key stakeholders from the public and private sectors of the ITS community in the EU.

The European Commissioner for Transport, Vice-President Siim Kallas, will open the Conference, together with representatives from the Spanish Presidency, the European Parliament and the European Economic and Social Committee. The Director-General for Mobility and Transport at the European Commission, Matthias Ruete, will outline the progress in the implementation of the ITS Action Plan and the forthcoming ITS Directive.

Conference Programme and Information

Conference Programme pdf - 866 KB [866 KB]

The conference room will host approximately 250 delegates.

Interpretation in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian will be provided.

Information on the event will be updated on the event website at regular intervals. The preliminary program shall be posted and regularly updated. The final programme will be distributed at the event.

Participation to the Conference is free of charge. Travel and accommodation costs will be at the participants' expense.

Please note that the Conference on 22 June will be preceded on 21 June at 18.30 by an evening reception to be held at  Hotel Bedford. All registered conference participants are welcome to attend (see registration using the online application form).

Application to attend

It is no longer possible to register for the ITS conference due to the high number of applications that have been received.


All enquiries concerning the Conference should be addressed to: