1st international conference on Mobility as a Service
Tampere 28.–29.11.2017

Background

The 10th ITS European Conference in Helsinki in 2014 saw the launch of a new era in mobility. The mobility as a service –concept was defined and communicated throughout the world. Following the successful launch, Finland has played an active role in spreading the ideas of MaaS through for example the MaaS Alliance in collaboration with ERTICO and two MaaS Summit round table discussions hosted by Anne Berner, the Finnish minister of transport and communications. The 1st International Conference on Mobility as a Service (ICoMaaS) aims to enhance these efforts by updating the state of research, business and regulation related to MaaS. ICoMaaS provides the delegates inspiration and ideas for further developments in revolutionizing the everyday life of people.

Scope

The conference covers all aspects related to Mobility as a Service and welcomes both scientific papers and presentations of business cases.

The purpose of the conference is to build bridges between government, research and business and to identify knowledge gaps requiring further research. Covered topics include, but are not limited to:

Business sessions

  • Worldwide business cases
  • Business enables
  • Tools for cities and business
  • Implications for city planning
  • Extending the MaaS concept

Scientific sessions

  • Developing MaaS business models
  • Micro transit and MaaS
  • MaaS and sustainability
  • Market potentials
  • Platforms and frameworks
  • Institutional and policy dimensions
  • MaaS in cities
  • Roadmap for a paradigm shift
  • User perspectives

Special sessions

  • MaaS in rural areas
  • MaaS Summit (admission with invitation only)

Key dates

  • 31.5. Abstract submission deadline for scientific and business papers
  • 30.6. Abstract decisions
  • 30.9. Full paper deadline for scientific and business papers
  • 31.10. Full paper review comments for scientific papers
  • 28.–29.11. CONFERENCE
  • 22.12. Final paper deadline for scientific papers

 Venue

The conference will be held at Sokos Hotel Torni in Tampere

Conference Committee

Partners and sponsorship

There are numerous opportunities for sponsorship, such as:

  • Conference dinner 10000 €
  • Lunch 6000 € * 2
  • Coffee 3000 € * 3
  • Room for parallel session 1600 € *2
  • Best paper award 5000 €

For further details contact conference coordinator Kaisu Laitinen, Transport Research Centre Verne: kaisu.laitinen@tut.fi, tel. +358 50 301 6124.