Sharing innovation – creating a connected future is the theme of the first ever ITS Central Eastern Congress, which takes place from 21 to 24 September 2020 in Kazan, Russia and which will give participants the unique opportunity to promote the development and deployment of smart mobility solutions in Central Eastern Countries in Europe, the Russian Federation and CIS-countries, the Middle East, and Asia.

ERTICO CEO Jacob Bangsgaard and Congress Director Didier Gorteman visited Kazan to attend a preview day and met with the host, local authorities and current and potential partners and exhibitors.

“The ITS Central Eastern Congress will open the doors of Tatarstan to the rest of the world and offer global corporations and ITS organisations a unique opportunity to discover this important market, its innovation and international expertise”, said Jacob Bangsgaard, ERTICO’s CEO. “The 2020 ITS Central Eastern Congress will also be an opportunity for ERTICO Partners to meet and contribute. We already have Partners Huawei, Here Technologies, Dynniq and Swarco showing interest, and we once again hope to see the ERTICO Partnership united in this event”, he concluded.

“In the collaborative spirit of ERTICO, it is an honour to have the support of the Mr Ilsur Metshin, Mayor of Kazan,. His office is actively assisting ERTICO with the overall organisation of the ITS Summit, where city representatives  and industry leaders from all over the world will share innovation and ideas, discuss challenges and solutions, and  work together on creating a more connected future in our cities”, said Mr. Gorteman.

“Support is also coming from Mr Airat Khairullin, the new Minister of Information and Communications, and Taliya Minullina, the CEO of Tatarstan Investment Development Agency (TIDA), bringing together TIDA’s 150 trade association partners to promote the Congress and attract partners and exhibitors”, Mr Gorteman continued.

The official open day for the Kazan Congress will take place next spring, so be sure to keep an eye on the Congress website for further developments. Do not miss this unique opportunity to connect with ITS experts from a new emerging market and share your insights on how to leverage innovative transport and mobility solutions.

Meet us in Singapore! ITS Kazan representatives will be on the ERTICO European Pavilion stand #375 and at the Tatarstan stand #B13.