In partnership with the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA)
UITP North America Forum 2023
The UITP North America Forum is an annual conference aimed to offer the North America region UITP’s worldwide resources for global connectivity and knowledge, bringing together the most current information and developments for our urban transit industry.
This year’s Forum will be multimodal including automated, shared, and micro mobilities and it will also feature several in-person networking opportunities, enabling instant connectivity between industry suppliers and transit operators.
UITP’s global presence, institutional knowledge, network via its members enables this conference to bring together experts with the most current and relevant information.
A sneak peak into the future of transportation
JTA Autonomous Vehicle Network Technical Tour
JTA is on the leading edge of implementing autonomous vehicles into the public transportation sector.
The Test and Learn program within JTA’s Automation & Innovation division leverages the resources of the JTA, along with key partnerships with local institutions, to provide insight and feedback for a future of using autonomous transit vehicles in its overall public transportation system.
North America Forum participants will get a behind the scenes look at how we got here and how we are moving forward with this innovative program.
Registration for the Tour is closed.
Why Should You Attend UITP NAF 2023?
Meet and exchange most current information with global transit executives, innovators and seasoned experts
LIFE IMPROVEMENT IMPACTS
Explore the importance and expanded functions of stations – how they enhance not only transit but appearance and quality of urban life
Hear the key lessons learned and concerns from global perspectives regarding cybersecurity
Explore micro and demand based mobilities and how they would interact with traditional transit
REDUCING CARBON FOOTPRINT
Discover new approaches to the decarbonization of urban transit, with a focus on e-buses and the connected necessary technology and parameters for successful deployment
RAPID RAIL GROWTH
Discuss the evolution and innovations of light rail globally, and its rapid growth in North America Region
Transit’s essential role and responsibility in ensuring better accessibility, social equity and justice
ENGAGE & COLLABORATE
Engage with UITP’s local and worldwide staff to share knowledge, and enhance personal connectivity
Partners & Sponsors
Nathaniel P. Ford Sr.
Jacksonville Transportation Authority, CEO
Jacksonville Transportation Authority, Board of Directors Chair
NJ Transit, UITP North America Chair
Jacksonville Transportation Authority, Vice President of Automation
Northwestern University Transportation Center, Director
Ruter AS, Vice President Mobility Services
Federal Transit Administration, Deputy Administrator
Houston Metro, Chief Innovation Officer
North America Kone, Head of Major Projects
GIRO INC., Vice President Operations for Asia, Austraila and North America
Indra, Urban and Interurban Transport Director
North County Transit District, CEO
Moovit, North America General Manager
MV Transportation, Chief Sales Officer
Denver RTD, CEO
Rail Canada, Vice President
Central Ohio Transit Authority, President & CEO
MTA Metro-North Railroad, Senior Advisor for Organization Resiliency
TFL London, Chief Safety Health & Environment Officer
UITP, Head of Mobility Enablers Unit
UITP, Rail Manager
Greer Johnson Gillis,
Jacksonville Transportation Authority, SVP and Chief Infrastructure & Development Officer
UITP, Head of North America Office
Chicago Transit Authority, President
Automated Mobility Thematic Area, Leader
UITP, Senior Manager
Sporveien Trikken AS, CFO
National Transit and Rail Leader, WSP
North America Cylus, Director of Business Development and Alliances
ITS America, President & CEO
Jacksonville Transportation Authority, Director of U2C Programs
Secretary of Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Chair TRB
Michael D. Compel
Account Manager, GIRO
COO, Alameda-Contra Costa Transit
Keolis, Director of Evolving Mobility
Executive Vice President, Major Projects, Keolis North America
RATP Dev USA, CEO
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