12-14 March 2017
Grosvenor House, Dubai, UAE

Paul Copping


Chief Innovation Officer
Digital Greenwich


11:00 AM International keynote: The case for autonomous and connected vehicles – will you be system-ready?

  • Is your ITS ecosystem flexible and scalable to accommodate autonomous and connected vehicles?
  • Are we all talking the same language? Overcoming data issues to achieve the full potential of a connected environment

12:00 PM Open floor discussion: Transforming cities – what are the biggest opportunities and needs for smart city mobility and transport for businesses, cities and citizens? Participants will discuss the following areas of transformation:

  • Seamless travel: Achieving seamless travel through consistent customer service focused on a range of operations and services
  • Connected Travellers: Leveraging the connected traveller environment through deployed technologies and devices to both send and retrieve real-time information
  • Efficient Journeys: Providing each and every traveller a consistently convenient, reliable, and efficient journey from their origin to destination, across multiple modes of travel
  • Enhanced Multi-Modal Transportation Planning: Placing a system or network of systems to collect and process all available transport data for research and planning use
  • People Safety: Gearing new developments and technologies towards safety priorities in order to promote happiness and well-being for travellers

12:00 PM Discuss and explore through proven examples and get answer to pressing questions such as

  • The technology – the technology is there but how far can it be taken
    - What is realistic and what is still to futuristic?
    - Connecting the public and private space?
  • Adoption models – especially in light of Dubai’s target of 25% of journey by 2030
    - What modes – i.e. do these include the metro (and, if so, is the 25% target ambitious enough?)
    - What use cases?
    - How ready is the transport network infrastructure?
    - Full or partial autonomy?
    - Timeframe?
  • Safety – especially in light of recent accidents involving autonomous vehicles
    - What’s the safety dividend from the move to autonomous vehicles?
    - Where will it come from?
    - How quickly can this be achieved?
    - What, if any, are the new safety risks – and how to mitigate?
  • User acceptance and legalities – in light of the push from government and the readiness of the technology
    - How ready is the public to accept these new forms of transport?
    - What are the regional barriers to adopting and autonomous and multi-modal transport network?


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Paul.

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