ITS World Congress 2017 (Intelligent Transportation Systems)

October 29, 2017 — November 2, 2017 — Montréal, Quebec

In collaboration with Transport Canada and other partners, the NRC measured aerodynamic drag and fuel savings during computer – assisted truck platooning test track trials.

The 24th ITS World Congress 2017 brings together global leaders in intelligent and transformative transportation to showcase and evaluate the latest innovative concepts, active prototypes, and live systems. Thousands of people from the transport, automotive, telecommunications, and technology sectors will engage in robust discussions and spirited debates as to how this rapidly changing and ever-expanding industry is addressing the very real challenges facing our mobile, connected societies today and in the future.

On October 30th at noon – join NRC ITS Team Leader Barry Pekilis for a round-table discussion entitled "Smart Cities: Think Big, Start Small, Act Fast"

On October 31st at 13h15 – join NRC bluff-body aerodynamics expert Brian McAuliffe as he discusses "Recent International Progress on Truck Platooning"


Marie-Chantal Ross,
Telephone: 613-993-8220

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