World Congress Hall of Fame Awards The World Congress Hall of Fame Awards recognize the highest standards in achievement from the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific in the high-tech transportation community across the categories of Industry, Local Government, and Personal Lifetime Achievement. Recipients are selected annually from each region based on their leadership and performance in the transportation technology arena. For biographies on this year’s award winners as well as details on when the awards will be presented, download the ITS World Congress 2017 event app sponsored by ERoad or visit ITSWorldCongress2017.org.
Lifetime Achievement Award
Americas Michael C. Doyle, Chairman & CEO, Econolite Group, Inc.
Asia-Pacific Datuk Ir. Hj. Ismail Bin Md Salleh, Director General, Malaysian Highway Authority
Europe Christer Karlsson, CEO, ITS Sweden
Local Government Award
Americas Colorado Department of Transportation
Asia-Pacific Taipei City Government, Chinese-Taipei
Europe Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finland
Americas Savari, Inc.
Asia-Pacific Touch’n Go
Partnership Talking Traffic
Dynniq, Sweco, Swarco, Vialis, Royal HaskoningDHV, Ziut, Ko
Hartog Verkeerstechniek, KPN, Be-Mobile, Ericsson, Simacan,
Siemens, Flitsmeister, Locatienet, MTVNL, The Netherlands
World Congress Technical & Scientific Papers Awards
Americas Technical: AM-TP1094 An Enrollment and Registration Service for Secure V2X in ITS
Authors: Pino Porciello, Brian Romansky – TrustPoint Innovation Technologies Ltd., Canada; David Michelson – University of British Columbia, Canada; Tony Qiu – University of Alberta, Canada
Scientific: AM-SP1337 Synthetic Time Series Technique for Predicting Network-wide Road Traffic
Authors: Kartik Kaushik, Cinzia Cirillo, Partha Lahiri, Ying Han – University of Maryland, United States
Asia-Pacific Scientific: AP-SP0858 Prediction of Potential Human Intention Using Supervised Competitive Learning
Authors: Masayoshi Ishikawa, Mariko Okude, Takehisa Nishida, Kazuo Muto – Hitachi, Ltd., Japan
Technical: AP-TP0846 Learnings Arising from the Fusion of Traffic Data from Multiple Sources
Author: David Johnston – Intelligent Transport Services, Australia
Europe Scientific: EU-SP0784 Modelling and Planning Charging Infrastructure for Electrically Driven Buses
Author: Hubert Buechter – Fraunhofer-Institute for Material Flow and Logistics, Germany
Technical: EU-TP0794 Sharing and Cataloguing Field Operational Test Datasets
Author: Sami Koskinen – VTT the Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland
EU-TP1053 Multi-Modal Activity-Based Models to Support Flexible Demand Mobility Services
Author: Patrizia Franco – UK Transport Systems Catapult, UK
World Congress Student Essay Competition The Student Essay Competition, sponsored by Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®), encourages engineering students to help advance transportation technologies by sharing their ideas and concepts in an original essay. The winning essay will be selected based on the thought-provoking insights expressed about the future of the intelligent transportation industry. The winning student will receive a $1,000 cash prize and complimentary registration, including air and hotel expenses, to attend ITS World Congress 2017. This year’s topic for the 2,000-word essay is: “How do you envision the city of the future (10-year horizon) will address transportation through the use of new innovative technologies?” Student Essay Competition award ceremony Sunday 29 October from 12:30 – 14:00 during the ITS America Board of Directors Meeting.
2017 ITS America State Chapter Award The ITS America State Chapter Award is given annually to the State Chapter(s) that has/have demonstrated a superb level of programming, fostered the highest qualities of leadership amongst members, advocated for ITS solutions at the state and regional levels, and provided outstanding value overall to their membership. ITS America’s Board of Directors and State Chapters Council recognize the Best Outstanding Chapter and the chapter with the greatest growth in its membership each year. The State Chapter Awards will be presented at the ITS America State Chapter meeting on Sunday 29 October.
ITS America Hall of Fame Awards The ITS Hall of Fame was established to recognize members whose contributions to the profession and service to ITS America has been significant, substantial, and long-standing. Inductees are selected annually based on their leadership in the intelligent transportation arena. Recipients personify achievement of the ultimate standards for a leader in the ITS field, including but not limited to being an outstanding leader in the organization(s) he or she has led; a thought leader in the ITS field; and a champion of the ITS vision The ITS America Hall of Fame Award will be presented at the ITS America Board of Directors meeting on Sunday 29 October.