6 July 2017 Programme - The King's Centre, Oxford

"Digital Transport Exchange is going to be an outstanding opportunity to see the whole data supply chain in one place if you are planning digital investments this year" - Jonathan Raper, Director, Transport API


Registration opens in The Atrium


Cherwell Room

Introduction and welcome from hosts Oxfordshire County Council

ITS Workshop in association with ITS UK, the Transport Technology Forum, Transport Systems Catapult and Elgin

Traffic technology: what lies beyond UTMC, and what will it take to get there?

Chaired by Steve Gooding, Director, RAC Foundation, with:

Daniel Ruiz, dynniq and Chair, Transport Technology Forum

Andy Graham, White Willow Consulting

Shane O'Neill, Elgin

Llewelyn Morgan, Oxfordshire County Council

Jonathan Raper, Transport API

Eifion Jenkins, Transport Systems Catapult

Nic Cary, DfT

Ian Cornwell, Technical Director, Mott MacDonald

Ruth Anderson, Oxfordshire County Council


Plus contributors and panellists from ITS-UK and Tom Tom

Issues will include:

  • The increasing range of technology systems available for traffic managers

  • Procuring an effective system for an acceptable cost

  • Enabling different systems to work together

  • Achieving an effective competitive marketplace and avoiding supplier lock in

Under Chatham House-style rules, the workshop participants will seek answers to sector-defining questions including:

  • What is holding back the practical implementation and roll-out of digital technologies that are already here?

  • Are the barriers regulatory, commercial or cultural?

  • What are the top five industry enablers which the industry itself should get behind?

  • What are the areas where we need help, from national government?

  • How can the Transport Systems Catapult help to move things forward?


Tea & Coffee Served in the Networking Zone


Cherwell Room

Ask the Experts

Plenary session: the real value of digital infrastructure

Chair: Jonathan Raper, Transport API

  • Supporting public authorities in the alignment of supplier demand 

  • Ensuring that systems can exchange data quickly, simply and cheaply

  • Leaving functional innovation to the creativity of suppliers

    Panellists include:

  • Walter Tuttlebee, Transport Data Initiative

  • Jennie Martin, Secretary General, ITS-UK

  • James Datson, Transport Systems Catapult

  • Giles Bailey, Travelspirit Foundation

  • Llewelyn Morgan, Oxfordshire County Council

  • Nic Cary, DfT



Drinks and networking, with 'Ask the Expert' tables


Day 1 Close

7 July 2017 Programme

The programme remains in development, please check back for updates and new participants soon


Registration opens in Thames Hall


Thames Hall Seating Area

Plenary session: Transport digital infrastructure – why we need to act now

Keynote: Dr Graeme Smith, Chief Executive, Oxbotica

Short presentations from expert panellists, followed by facilitated discussion

  • For the travelling public: Nic Cary, head of Data Policy, DfT

  • For cities: Clare Linton, Reseracher (Policy) Urban Transport Group 

  • For growth: Eifion Jenkins, programme director, Transport Systems Catapult

  • For good value: Jonathan Raper, Transport API 


Thames Hall Seating Area

Workshop 1: How can we open up and share transport data?  

Keynote: Ash Wheeler, Director, IoT Business Development, InterDigital and oneTRANSPORT – Providing a global market place for transport and city data 

Short presentations from expert panellists, followed by facilitated discussion

  • Laura Peacock, Head of Innovation, Oxfordshire County Council

  • Julie Williams, CEO, Traveline

  • Giles Bailey, director, Stratageeb

  • Neil Taylor, Integrated Transport Planning and co-author of The Transport Data Revolution for Transport Systems Catapult




Tea & coffee in the Networking Zone


Thames Hall Seating Area

Workshop two: How can we best collaborate to improve personal mobility?

Keynote: Fred Jones, Head of Cities, Uber: The long view – more people in fewer cars

Short presentations from expert panellists, followed by facilitated discussion

Engage with public authorities earlier: ​Richard Harris, Europe Director, HMI Technologies

Support local authorities in decision-making: Dr Anna Bonne, head of sector (transport), Institution of Engineering and Technology

Urban Analytics to integrate planning and operation: Ed Parham, Director, Space Syntax

Make it safe to share: Bryan Marshall, Nominet



Thames Hall Seating Area

Workshop 3: What do we need to do next?

Keynote and facilitator: Dr Walter Tuttlebee OBE, Transport Data Initiative 
Assemble the evidence and make the case

Short presentations from expert panellists, followed by facilitated discussion

Forge innovation partnerships
Gillian Iverson, Atkins

Create new business models 
Ben Stewart, Managing Director, Caution Your Blast

Design your data analysis to extract real value
Dr Paul Hewson, Senior Data Scientist, City Science

Realise the strategic benefits  of new technology to improve urban mobility
Russ Yell, Steer Davies Gleave

Create better open access models
Malcolm Morgan, Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA), Leeds University





Lunch in the networking zone


Thames Hall Seating Area

Workshop 4: How can we secure more and better transport digital infrastructure

Keynote: Daniel Chick, Zipabout
Helping transport operators understand and communicate with customers

Short presentations from expert panellists, followed by facilitated discussion

Aggregating and integrating
Daren Rapley, business development, Ito World 

Crowdsource, analyse and act upon travel-behaviour data in real time
Peter Lindgren, Travel AI

Creating open collaborations between technologists, data providers and mobility operators
Alexander Thomas, Service Delivery, Data & Transport, Transport for London

Use big, real-time data and actionable location intelligence from machine learning
Ken Hart, CEO, Snowdrop Solutions



Refreshments in the Networking Zone


Thames Hall Seating Area

Workshop 5: A digital infrastructure action plan from Oxford and the region

Lessons from Oxfordshire and regions on becoming a leader in smart city planning and mobility

Moderated by: Dr Stuart Wilkinson, Head, Knowledge Exchange and Impact Team, Research Services, University of Oxford

Introduction by: Llewelyn Morgan, Service Manager; Infrastructure, Innovation & Development, Oxfordshire County Council

Participants will include:




Transport Systems Catapult





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