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MaaS Scotland is delighted to announce its MaaS Scotland Launch Event: Smarter, Faster, Greener.

This event will bring together a range of visionary leaders involved in the development of smarter, faster and greener mobility and we warmly invite all MaaS Scotland members and other interested parties to join us at our first conference.

MaaS Scotland Launch Event: Smarter, Faster, Greener

With thanks to our sponsors, HITRANS

Where: Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

When: 19.09.17, 9am-5pm

We’re delighted to announce the MaaS Scotland Launch Event: Smarter, Faster, Greener. This event will bring together a range of visionary leaders involved in the development of smarter, faster and greener mobility.

We are particularly honoured to welcome our Key Note Speakers, Humza Yousaf MSP, Minister for Transport and the Islands, and Sampo Hietanen, CEO of MaaS Global.

Humza Yousaf is a Member of the Scottish Parliament for Glasgow Pollok and Minister for Transport and Islands in the Scottish Government.

Sampo Hietanen is one of the founders of Mobility as a Service. Sampo will cover a variety of topics including an overview of MaaS globally and the development of MaaS Global and the Whim app in Helsinki and the West Midlands. He will be joined by the Minister and a number of other pioneering companies and organisations (see full agenda below).

The MaaS Scotland Launch Event will also address the opportunities created by the Mobility as a Service concept, as well UK and international case studies, including examples from Spain, Japan and Singapore. Most importantly, attendees will hear about the ongoing and upcoming projects in Scotland and the UK, including how you can get involved and the potential impact and rewards to be gained.

Post conference we would love you to join us for an exclusive drinks reception and refreshments to celebrate the launch of MaaS Scotland. We’d like to thank you for being part of our community, get to know you a little more, allow you to meet the MaaS Scotland team and, of course, network with our fantastic speakers and other delegates.

This event is the only one in Scotland to allow you to network with such a wide range of leading industry figures as well as find out what is happening now, in Scotland, in our MaaS community.

Tickets are now available to purchase.

This event is free for employees of MaaS Scotland members. If your organisation is not already a member then you can sign up here.

Early Bird tickets at a discounted price of £50 are available to purchase until Friday 11 August 2017. Thereafter, General Admission tickets will be on sale until Friday 15 September priced at £100.

Tickets are limited so make sure to get yours today!

A number of sponsorship and table top exhibition opportunities spaces are now available. Please contact alastair.mcinroy@technologyscotland.scot

AGENDA

09.00-09.30       Registration and coffee/tea

Session 1 – Introducing a Mobility Revolution (Chair: Neil Johnstone, Consult-NJ Ltd)

09.30-09.45       Welcome

Dr Ally McInroy, Senior Programme Manager, Technology Scotland, and Graeme Scott, Director, IBI Group

09.45-10.05       Delivering Mobility as a Service in Scotland

Dr George Hazel OBE, Programme Manager, MaaS Scotland

10.05-10.35       Mobility as a Service – The End of Car Ownership?

Sampo Heitanen, CEO, MaaS Global, Finland

10.35-10.45       Q & A

10.45-11.10       Coffee and exhibition break

Session 2 – The Role of Central and Local Government in MaaS (Chair: Prof John Nelson, Centre for Transport Research, University of Aberdeen)

11.10-11.30       MaaS – Revelation not Revolution

Krista Huhtala-Jenks, Digital Services and Mobility as a Service Markets Unit, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finland

11.30-11.50       MaaS Scotland & the KTN

Ian Osborne, Head of Complex Systems, Knowledge Transfer Network

11.50-12.00       Q & A

Session 3 – MaaS in Action: A UK perspective (Chair: Rob Furlong, Knowledge Transfer Network)

12.00-13.00       MaaS Growth to 2020 – The Transport Systems Catapult Perspective

James Datson, Senior Technologist, Transport Systems Catapult

                           Data sharing in a connected landscape – oneTRANSPORT

Tim Gammons, Director, Arup and Trevor Brennan, Strategy & Programme Manager at Hertfordshire County Council and Director of Mode Split.

                           MaaS in the West Midlands

Chris Lane, Head of Smart Travel, Transport for West Midlands

Panel discussion

13.00 – 13.50     Lunch and exhibition break

Session 4 – MaaS in Action: A Global perspective (Chair: Dr Steve Cassidy, ESP Group)

13.50-14.50       Barcelona’s T-Mobilitat: Deploying MaaS in a Smart City

Michael Mooney, Smart Cities Strategy, Fujitsu

                              MaaS project experiences: Success factors towards intermodal mobility management

Geert Vanbeveren, Head of Sales and Business Development for Innovative Technologies, Siemens AG

                              Telecoms Infrastructure and Connectivity Underpin MaaS: The Singapore Project

Tom Walls, CEO, Ciqual

                              Panel discussion

Session 5 – Scottish Project Showcase (Chair: Graeme Scott, IBI Group)

14.50-15.30       Opportunities for MaaS in the Highlands

Ranald Robertson, Director, HITRANS

                             NaviGoGo: Delivering MaaS in Scotland

                              Dr Steve Cassidy, Director, ESP Group

15.30                   Closing address – Humza Yousaf MSP, Minister for Transport and the Islands

15.40                   Drinks reception, networking and exhibition

17.00                   Close

 

Why should I attend?

Attending the MaaS Scotland launch event is a fantastic opportunity for policy makers, transport providers, technology providers and other industry enterprises to get involved with a significant disruptive force in the provision of mobility.

About our sponsors

HITRANS

HITRANS is the statutory regional transport partnership covering most of the Highlands and Islands. HITRANS focus on the delivery of integrated, multi-modal, transport solutions and work with both public and private sector partners to deliver our statutory Regional Transport Strategy.

HITRANS have delivered initiatives which have made significant transport improvements in our region. These include major projects, bus improvements, access active travel project and a travel information collaboration on behalf of our partner Councils. Interventions like these have ensured that RTPs, in partnership with the Scottish Government, constituent Councils, and others have played a key role in delivering solutions that promote sustainable economic growth, address social exclusion, and carbon reduction. HITRANS are working with partners to investigate the potential for MaaS in the Inverness City Region and within our islands and see huge benefits that could be realised by making services more accessible, better coordinated and more flexible to meet users’ travel demands

ESP GROUP

ESP Group makes life simple for millions of transport users by supporting passengers on every step of their journey. The Group consists of three leading organisations: Journeycall delivers blended unscripted contact centre support, fulfilment services, delay repay and passenger assist services; Systex is a systems development company and smartcard bureau; and Viaqqio provides future mobility design services, visioning and IP creation.

As well as being the largest dedicated transport contact centre in the UK, ESP Group is the UK’s leading smart card personalisation and bureau service. Together these ensure that customers’ travel cards, tickets and concessionary passes can be ordered easily and dispatched swiftly. Providing customers with the support they need to make their mobility work for them, be that on the phone, via webchat, email or social media, and designing mobility services which will change the way we travel, ESP Group places the travelling public at the heart of the company. ESP Group delivers high quality support to passengers every step of the way: today, tomorrow and in the future.

ESP Group makes life simple for millions of transport users by supporting passengers on every step of their journey, it is the UK’s leading smart card personalisation and bureau service that ensure that customers’ travel cards, tickets and concessionary passes can be ordered easily and dispatched swiftly. As well as being the largest dedicated transport contact centre in the UK it provides future mobility design services, visioning and IP creation. ESP Group delivers high quality support to passengers every step of the way: today, tomorrow and in the future.

About Technology Scotland and ScotlandIS

MaaS Scotland is hosted by Technology Scotland and ScotlandIS, two of Scotland’s leading trade associations focusing on Emerging & Enabling Technologies and the Digital Economy.