Why visit

  • Over recent years Smart Sustainable Cities and Sustainable Transport have figured both on the conference agenda and on the exhibition show floor. It is now time to spread the net wider and launch, alongside All-Energy, a new co-located event - Smart Urban Mobility Solutions.

    SUMS 2017, which will include an exhibition and a two day conference programme, will focus on the growing demand for new and emerging smart mobility technologies within existing transportation infrastructures, just one of the many challenges facing today’s cities. In this age of rapid change, intelligent strategies are required and efficient use and control of mobility solutions are of prime importance. The Transport System Catapult puts the estimated global market value at £900 billion by 2025.

    Transport in Scotland: the next 10 years

    “Transport is changing dramatically with the advent of new technologies, changing demand patterns and the challenges of addressing climate change. As the national transport agency, Transport Scotland is at the forefront of dealing with these challenges.

    How do we capture the nation’s vision for transport; what should our transport strategy be for the next period; and what will transport look like in 10 years’ time? And, as a key demand, what is transport’s role in supporting the wider economy.

    This session will involve insights into Transport Scotland’s role; how we see our National Transport Strategy evolving; how we gear up to the next ‘great leap forward’ in transport technology; and how we meet Climate Change Plan commitments centred both on technology and behaviour change. This will be a highly interactive session, so bring your ideas and prepare to be heard!”

    – Transport Scotland on the first session in the SUMS 2017 conference

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    • Connected vehicles
    • Highly and fully automated driving
    • Sensor technologies and data collection
    • Data communications, storage, modelling and visualisation
    • Multimodal journey planners and traveller information services
    • Demand-responsive transport
    • Smart Parking technologies
    • Public transport tracking for passengers’ information
    • Fleet tracking / improved fleet management
    • Incident response technologies
    • Observation and monitoring technologies
    • Emissions reduction and environmental considerations
    • Noise reduction strategies
    • Low carbon vehicles, including EVs, hybrid, hydrogen
    • Charging/refuelling infrastructure and energy management
  • SUMS 2017 attendees will include representatives from cites, local/regional/national governments and authorities, as well as:

    • Transport authorities
    • City and transport infrastructure contractors
    • Decision makers and advisors from private ventures
    • Large utility groups
    • Technologists
  • Just like All-Energy in previous years, there will be a display area for smart and sustainable urban vehicles, boosted by other displays from SUMS providers.

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