The Australian ITS industry is being invited to ensure talent and achievements are duly recognised, with ITS Australia has calling on Australian governments, industry and academic institutions to nominate cutting edge projects and high achievers operating in the transport technology industry for its 2017 National Awards.
“The transport, innovation, research and technology sectors are invited to identify their major accomplishments and nominate project teams and stand-out individuals for the 2017 ITS Australia National Awards,” said ITS Australia President Brian Negus.
Now in its 8th year, the ITS Australia National Awards recognise professional ITS expertise and raise industry awareness across all levels of government and community. The Awards highlight the significant enhancements made by the transport technology industry to the liveability of our cities and communities, personal and private mobility, vehicle safety, transport infrastructure and network sustainability.
The 2017 Presentation Night will be held at The Pavilion, Arts Centre Melbourne on Thursday 23 November. Categories include Industry, Government, Research, Automated Vehicles Award (sponsored by the Australian Driverless Vehicle Initiative -ADVI), the Young Professional Award and for Lifetime Achievement (Max Lay Award).
Additional benefits of winning include the chance of Industry and Government Award winners being considered by ITS Australia for recognition at the 2018 ITS World Congress. The winner of the Young Professional Award receives a sponsorship by ITS Australia to attend the ITS Asia Pacific Forum, next year in Japan.