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ITS Conference 2011: "Intelligent Transport Systems in Action"

ITS Conference 2011: "Intelligent Transport Systems in Action"

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ITS Conference 2011

"Intelligent Transport Systems in Action"


Lyon Convention Centre

50 Quai Charles de Gaulle - Lyon

6 June 2011 – 9.30–17.30


The European Commission is organising on 6 June 2011 its 2nd Conference on Intelligent Transport in Europe. The objective of this high-level conference is to provide and discuss first results of the ITS Action Plan and to present the status of the implementation of the ITS Directive 2010/40/EU .

Topics to be discussed

The agenda of the European Commission ITS Conference 2011 will include the following topics:

  • Implementation progress in ITS Action Plan and ITS Directive
  • Presentation and discussion of achievements in three areas : 
    • Collaboration and coordination 
    • ITS Applications 
    • Data and Information for ITS

Who is expected to participate?

The ITS Conference 2011 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 European Union.

The Director-General for Mobility and Transport, Matthias Ruete, will open the Conference, together with representatives from the Hungarian Presidency, the European Parliament and the City of Lyon. The European Commission will outline the progress in the implementation of the ITS Action Plan and the ITS Directive, with detailed presentation on a number of key actions. Panelists from private and public stakeholders will comment on the achievements and further discuss the way forward.

The European Commissioner for Transport, Vice-President Siim Kallas, will close the Conference.

Conference Programme and Information

Conference Programme

The conference room will host approximately 300 delegates.

Interpretation in English and French will be provided.

Information on the event will be updated on the event website at regular intervals. The preliminary programme 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 Commission ITS Conference on 6 June will be followed, in the Lyon Convention center, by the Opening of the 8th ITS European Congress. All registered conference participants are welcome to attend the Opening of the 8th ITS European Congress and the following joint Evening Reception.

Application to attend

Although online registration has now closed, it is possible to register onsite while places are still available.


All enquiries concerning the Conference should be addressed to: