ITSWC Webinar Series

The Congress Webinars series promote #ITSDubai2024 Congress to the ITS community and give a taste for what comes ahead in September 2024.  The webinars will focus on the Congress theme and topics, the plenary sessions, and other pertinent programme information. Get ready to explore #ITSDubai2024 with us!

Webinar 1: Decarbonising Urban Mobility

27 March 2024 | 14:00 - 15:00 CET

Join us for the inaugural webinar on Decarbonising Urban Mobility, bringing together industry representatives, policymakers and public authorities driving implementation. Read more here!


  • Joost Vantomme – CEO, ERTICO – ITS Europe; 
  • Vladimir Vorotovic – Director of Innovation and Deployment, ERTICO – ITS Europe; 
  • Suzanna Kraak, Policy Officer, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission; 
  • Young-Jun Moon, Ph.D., Professor & ISO TMB, ITS Asia-Pacific; 
  • Carol Schweiger, President Schweiger Consulting LLC, ITS America
  • Khaled Al Awadhi, Transportation Systems Director, Roads and Transport Authority
  • Mika Kulmala, Project Manager, City of Tampere

Webinar 2: Navigating the challenges of Clean & Eco Mobility

16 May 2024 | 14:00 - 15:00 CEST

In this webinar, experts from the European Commission and from around the world will discuss some of the measures that are being developed to overcome some of the main challenges of clean and eco mobility. Read more here


  • Rita Bhandari – Senior Manager | Congress Programme & Project Communications, ERTICO-ITS Europe
  • Jean-Charles Pandazis – Senior Manager of Clean Mobility, ERTICO-ITS Europe
  • Adel Shakri – Director of Planning & Business Development, Public Transport Agency, Roads and Transport Authority, UAE
  • Erik van Vulpen – Deputy Director, Centre for Technology Infusion, La Trobe University, Australia
  • Leslie S. Richards – CEO and General Manager of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), US
  • Axel Volkery – Deputy Head of Unit Sustainable and Intelligent Transport, European Commission DG MOVE, Belgium
  • Dr Emrah Kinav – R&D and Innovation Management Expert, Ford Otosan, Turkey

Webinar 3: CCAM - More Than the Sum of Its Parts

27 June 2024 | 14:00 - 15:00 CEST

Join us for this webinar as we delve into some of the intricacies of Cooperative, Connected, and Automated Mobility, and the journey from innovation to real-world deployment. Read more here!


  • Rita Bhandari – Senior Manager | Congress Programme & Project Communications, ERTICO-ITS Europe
  • Stephane Dreher – Lead of CCAM, ERTICO-ITS Europe
  • Ismail Zohdy – Expert on Future and Innovative Mobility, Roads and Transport Authority, UAE
  • Max Lemke – Head of the IoT unit, European Commission DG CONNECT, Belgium
  • Robert Sykora –  Director for Europe, Ohmio Group, Luxembourg
  • Steve Dellenback – Vice President R&D, Southwest Research Institute, US
  • Ryota Shirato – Senior Vice President, ITS Japan, Japan