2018 AASHTO International Day



Now in its 15th year as an integral part of the ITS World Congress, AASHTO International Day is presented by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials in partnership with the US Department of Transportation. It brings together transportation officials from around the world to take on topics of consequence addressing the transportation challenges and opportunities facing public agencies. The 15th Annual AASHTO International Day (AID) will focus on “ITS - Quality of Life” and the latest ITS solutions and mobility technologies from around the world.

The event took place on Sunday, September 16, 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The agenda was as follows:

1:00 pm: Welcome Remarks

  • Welcome by Bud Wright, Executive Director, AASHTO
  • Welcome Remarks from the World Congress Organizers and Regional ITS Associations

1:20 pm: Introduction and Overview of AASHTO International Day, Bud Wright, Executive Director, AASHTO

1:30 pm: Panel 1—Topic:

“ITS - Quality of Life” and the latest ITS solutions and mobility technologies from around the world related to Mobility as a Service (MaaS)

Moderator: Carlos Braceras, Utah DOT

  • Steffen Rasmussen, Head of Department, Department for Traffic and Urban Life, City of Copenhagen
  • S.K. Jason Chang, National Taiwan University
  • Piia Karjalainen, Senior manager MaaS Alliance, ERTICO
  • Ken Leonard, US DOT, Joint Program Office
  • Leslie Richards, Pennsylvania DOT

2:45 pm: Break

3:00 pm: Panel 2—Topic:

AV Initiatives improving the Quality of Life in communities around the world: AV policies, planning, and use cases; regulatory matters and infrastructure readiness ranging from C-ITS efforts in Europe, SIP-Adus in Japan, and the V2I Deployment Coalition and other efforts in the United States

Moderator: William Panos, Wyoming DOT

  • Andreas Egense, Head of Planning and Analysis, Danish Road Directorate
  • Francois Fischer, Senior Manager ITS, ERTICO
  • Martin Knopp, US DOT, Federal Highway Administration
  • Joe Waggoner, Tampa Hillsborough Expressway
  • Jennifer Cohan, Delaware DOT
  • Hajime Amano, President, ITS Japan

4:15 pm: General Discussion, Facilitator – Randy Iwasaki

4:45 pm: A Quick Look to the Week Ahead in Copenhagen and Preview of Singapore World Congress

Source Organization Location

Copenhagen, Denmark

Event Type

  • Conference

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September 25th, 2018
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