Program for the Nordic+ 26 September

Venue: Kista Science Tower, address Färögatan 33 Kista

1030-1100 Registration

1100-1200 Welcome opening & Keynote Speakers

Welcome and introduction by CEO for ITS Sweden Christer Karlsson

Estonia: Mr. Ph.D. Dago Antov, professor of transport planning,Tallinn Technical University: ”Estonia as ITS Test Lab”

Finland: MS. Maria Rautavirta,Ministry of Transport and Communication. Digital Transformation in Finnish Mobility sector

Sweden: Mr. Olle Isaksson, Head of Strategy Management IoT Ericsson AB – Ericsson Operations and Development within the transportation area. Lessons learnt and potentials.

1200-1245 Lunch – mingle

1245-1345 ITS Development,

As the introduction of this conference there will be an overview of ITS activities in each country. A focus will be on existing national projects as well the potential of Nordic co-operation, EU-projects etc. as catalysts for implementations.


Mr. Veli-Matti Lahti from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd – the ”Overview of Intelligent Transport in Finland”


Mr.Indrek Gailan , Ministry of Economical Affairs Transport Planning Department – the ”Overview of Intelligent Transport in Estonia”


Mr. Per Wenner, Swedish Transport Administration – the Swedish ITS Strategy, Connected and Autonomous Driving an Overview

1345-1500 ITS Development to be continued

Data as the enabler of innovative products and services in ITS. Data is the fundament for all types of services and as such an enabler for services as Maas, logistics, connected vehicles etc. We will elaborate challenges and possibilities together with some speakers from each country and discussions with the delegates in the session.

Some examples will be discussed. How to collect data?  How much it is publicly available and the conditions for this?  How do you build the environment? How is this data available to private companies? Are there any business models based on it? Is it already possible to earn money? The cooperation between Waze/Google and the Swedish Transport Administration and more.

Moderator: Mr. Risto Kulmala, Liikennevirasto/Trafikverket, Finland.

Speakers will be:

Finland: Mr. Matti Seimola, Mediamobile Nordic – Thinking data out of the box and making good business and Mr. Erik Kanerva, Shareit – VAMOS – a pear-to-pear mobility ecosystem and rural services

Estonia: Mr. Gaspar Anton, Reach-U – Mobile mapping for automated road asset management and Mr. Robert Filic, Proekspert – ” Seamless payment solution in multi-modal public transportation”.

Sweden: Mr. Per-Olof Svensk, Swedish Transport Administration ”The eco-system of data exchange” and Mr. Anton Fitzthum, Kapsch TrafficCom – Enabling Mobility-as-a-Service initiatives on local, regional and national level.

After the session there will be a short walk from the venue at Kista Science Tower to Ericsson House, ”Modemet 1”, house 9, Blåfjällsgatan 4, Kista.

1530- 1630 Ericsson House, presentations, demonstrations and Q&A

There will be combined presentations and demonstrations of different topics. The session starts with some short views from representatives from Sweden, Finland and Estonia.

Host: Ericsson AB

Examples of topics to be elaborated

5G and new possibilities that come with it – if you have any good examples

– Drive Sweden Innovation Cloud – a Nordic perspective

– Cyber security for connected and autonomous driving – are there any companies who are dealing with it?

1630-1730 Networking at Ericsson

Arrangement via the ITS organisations from each Country.