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Day 1: Tuesday 21 April 09:30 Exhibition Opening Keynote Steve Norris, president, ITS United Kingdom Patrick Troy, British Parking Association 10:15 Traffic Open Products and Specifications (TOPAS) Keith Manston, head of product management, Siemens Adrian Gray, head of highways, Hampshire County Council This session will explain how the TOPAS type approval process of traffic control equipment will work. 10:45 The 2015 TSRGD: Where Are We Now? Simon Morgan, chair, Institute of Highway Engineers’ Traffic Signs Panel Delegates will hear about the biggest change to traffic signing legislation since the 1960s. 11:15 Smarter, Leaner, Stronger: What Next for Highways England? Graham Dalton, chief executive, Highways England (HA) Mr Dalton will assess the priorities for the new company and illustrate some of the differences that suppliers can expect over the next five years. 12:00 Old problems, New approaches Martin Andrews, head of consultancy services, Siemens David Pregon, product manager, Siemens Speakers will examine how stretched authorities can meet operational requirements through innovations in technology & service delivery. 13:00 Developing your Skills through Professional Qualifications Sue Stevens, director of education, CIHT Visitors will find out how to gain recognition for their skills and knowledge through a CIHT professional qualification. 14:00 Planning for Cycling John Parkin, professor of transport engineering, Centre for Transport and Society, University of the West of England Mr Parkin will highlight CIHT’s new guideline on Planning for Cycling and discuss how to increase take up of the sustainable transport mode. 14:30 The Smart Travel Solution to the Urban Travel Challenge Harry Scrope, managing director, Brompton Bike Hire Delegates will hear about the fast expansion of Brompton Bike Hire across the UK. 15:45 Planning for Cycles Matt Sweeting, head of network development, Highways England (HA) Attendees will gain an insight into plans to encourage more cycling on the strategic road network. 17:00 Exhibition closed Exhibitor Roundup 26 ITS REVIEW Annual Review 2015 Day 2: Wednesday 22 April 10:00 HMEP Matthew Lugg, director of public services, Mouchel Alan Taggart, head of asset management, Mouchel David Nicholson, director of highways & engineering, Oldham Borough Council Speakers will discuss a new selfassessment questionnaire used to determine how much capital road maintenance funding local highway authorities receive. 11:00 Driver Education - from Cradle to Grave, it’s just a Question of When... John Clarkson, head of sales and marketing, RedSpeed International The seminar will explore what makes drivers behave the way they do, and the technology aimed at keeping them safe. 11:30 Bridge Inspection Practice and Advanced NDE Technologies in Japan and the US Koji Mitani, president & CEO, NEXCO-West USA, Inc The presentation will highlight the differences in bridge inspection practices between two countries. 12:00 UK Activities in Connected and Driverless Vehicles Brian Matthews, head of transport, Milton Keynes Council Mr Matthews will examine the connected and autonomous vehicle agenda, including driverless car trials in Greenwich, Bristol, and Milton Keynes/Coventry. 13:00 ITS (UK) and the IET present - Lunchtime Debate: Have We Reached Peak Car? Phil Goodwin, emeritus professor of transport policy, UCL & UWE Dr Ivo Wengraf, research analyst, RAC Foundation Speakers will debate why DfT road traffic forecasts been overestimated ever since 1989, and whether driverless vehicles will make private car ownership less relevant. 14:00 CIHT/Lafarge Tarmac Health and Safety at Work Award Andrew Sharp, A one + Attendees will hear about the NO STRIKES IPV Awareness Training programme developed by A one +. 14:30 CIHT/Colas Technological Application Award Ian Patey, Mouchel This seminar will examine how the BB3 team has successfully delivered a Smart Motorway scheme between junctions 5 and 8 of the M6 in the West Midlands. 15:00 CIHT/EM Highway Services Streets Award Elaine Kramer, Lambeth Council The session will look at transformation of a London back road into Van Gogh Walk: a clean, safe street where children now play and residents meet. 15:30 CIHT/Ringway Innovation Award Joan Chileshe, Atkins This presentation will explain work by Atkins to assess risk of structural failure, and design strengthening measures for the Tame Valley Viaduct near Birmingham. 17:00 Exhibition closed Day 3: Thursday 23 April 11:00 Express Ways the Future? Dave Stones, divisional director, Highways England Delegates will hear about the concept of Expressways, which will improve management of traffic on some of England’s busiest A roads over the next five years. 12:00 Supporting BIM compliance in 2016 Will Barron, product director, Keysoft Solutions Mike Shilton, product director, Keysoft Solutions Keysoft Solutions will highlight how traffic planners and engineers can increase their BIM compliance, without significant expenditure. 14:00 Getting it Right First Time Alex Wright, southern sales manager, Instarmac This session will focus on the benefits of first time permanent road repairs and how they reduce whole life costs and improving long term performance. 15:00 Journey Management John McCarthy, technical director, Atkins Mr McCarthy will discuss a ‘system of systems’ technology-enabled approach to creating ambient and responsive capability across different journey types and users. 16:30 Exhibition closed Seminar timetable ◆ A team from 3M will be at stand D50 to discuss ANPR systems for parking, average speed and journey time measurement and road user charging. ◆ Clearview Traffic Group will be displaying its smart city solutions, including innovations in VMS management and use of traffic data as a service, at stand E21. ◆ Meanwhile guests at stand E12 can find out about Colas’ new, full colour, scaleable matrix signs and its latest advances in safety for road workers. ◆ On stand B31 Kapsch TrafficCom will demonstrate its ‘V2X’ communication system for road users and operators, and its DYNAC traffic management software. ◆ Mobile VMS will show off solar powered variable message signs, CCTV and traffic sensors alongside traffic management software and ITS for road work zones at stand Z10. ◆ Q-Free TDC will be at stand F41 to exhibit a range of ITS solutions for traffic detection, management and enforcement, tolling and connected vehicles. ◆ Attendees can visit Smart CCTV – a value added reseller of traffic data collection technologies, incident detection, safety and security systems – at stand J61. ◆ StarTraq will showcase its ‘Dome’ software, which is used manage traffic offence data including overstay parking and bus lane contravention, at stand C20. ◆ On stand B10 Swarco will premiere its latest traffic controller for the UK market, the ITC-3, alongside traffic management solutions, variable message signs and more. ◆ Recently merged Variable Message Signs and Techspan Systems, and sister company CA Traffic, will exhibit LED display and traffic monitoring solutions at stand E70. ◆ Wavetronix will exhibit its accurate and reliable multi-lane radar system SmartSensor HD, which has been proven at thousands of installation sites, at stand J62. ◆ Westcotec will show off its on-road flood alert system, which combines a sensor with an intelligent LED sign to display height of water ahead, at stand F52.


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