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Connected Corridor Seminar (13 July 2017)

12 May 2017


09:30-15:00 · 13 July 2017 · IET Birmingham: Austin Court

About this event

The first in a series of Connected Corridor events run in collaboration with Highways England.
This event is will be an informative seminar session bringing together aspects of connected corridor trials from a national infrastructure, local authority and automotive industry perspectives. The session is also interactive, presenting opportunity for attendees to discuss the user needs of a connected corridor, the challenges, the anticipated data becoming available and how it might be utilised.

Further events are expected to present the results of the Highways England connected vehicle projects, potentially utilising the available data, the form of a Hackathon.


09:30 Registration and refreshments
10:00 Welcome and Introduction
10:10 Highways England Connected Corridor Project - Phil Proctor, Principle Engineer, ITS Group, Highways England and Jonathon Clough, Connected Corridor Programme Manager, Highways England
10:40 Industry Presentation - Speaker TBC
11:10 Refreshments and networking
11:30 End user focussed presentation - Speaker TBC
12:00 Newcastle Connected Corridor - Simon Edwards, Senior Researcher in Inclusive Mobility, Newcastle University and Graeme Hill, Researcher in Transport (MESSAGE Project), Newcastle University
12:30 Lunch and networking
13:30 Breakout workshop
14:30 Event summary
15:00 Event closes

Reasons to attend

  • This event offers the chance to gain CPD re the connected corridor V2X projects.
  • Opportunity to hear about Highways England activities in ITS and connected corridor projects.
  • Network with transport sector professionals.

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