2019 Conference Topics

The two day dedicated 2019 SUMS Conference programme will cover topics on:

  • Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)
  • Artificial intelligence / Machine learning
  • Automated vehicles
  • Autonomous systems: trials 
  • Bridging the gap between active travel and ULEVs – e-bikes, cargo bikes, quadricycles etc
  • CAVs: driver acceptance and human factors
  • CAVs: functional safety
  • Charging/refuelling infrastructure and energy management 
  • Communications and connectivity
  • Connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs): policy
  • Connected vehicles/technologies: project updates
  • Cyber security
  • Data processing technologies
  • Delivering vehicle sharing services models including car clubs and other models
  • Demand-responsive transport


  • Emissions reduction and environmental considerations
  • Fleet tracking / improved fleet management / ADAS
  • Low carbon vehicles, including EVs, hybrid, and hydrogen
  • Multimodal journey planners and traveller information services e.g MAAS (mobility as a service)
  • Noise reduction strategies
  • Physical and digital infrastructure
    - Smart parking technologies
    - Smart payment technologies
  • Public transport tracking for passengers’ information
  • Routing
  • Sensor technologies 
  • Testing and validation
  • Other – we need your ideas
    - Panel suggestions (theme and speakers)
    - Speakers you would like to see invited (and why)
    - Other topics/sessions you would like to see at the conference


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