Sometime this year the populations of 59 metropolitan areas in the world will exceed five million people — a 50 % increase from 2001. What does that mean for transportation?
As readers know, we talk a lot about smarter transportation on the blog and the challenges that need to be addressed to improve our transportation systems.
This Thursday, October 7, Gerry Mooney, IBM General Manager of Global Government and Education will host a virtual event on the topic of smarter transportation. He will by joined by a range of experts in the field to discuss solutions that can help address transportation issues as a whole not just piece by piece. The panels will also include a live Q&A session.
Here’s a rundown of the panels:
Improve the Traveler Experience – Panelists include Frost & Sullivan, IBM and Motorola
Urban Mobility and the Influence of Technology in Transportation – Panelists include Regional Plan Association, Intelligent Transportation Society of America and Transportation for America.
Predict Demand and Optimize Assets – Enterprise Asset Management for Transportation – Panelists include Motorola, Zebra and Total Resource Management (TRM).
You can find the full agenda here, which begins tomorrow afternoon at 1 PM Eastern.
We hope that you will have an opportunity to join us for some or all of what is sure to be an interesting conversation.
Please register here.