ITS World Congress Los Angeles

Meet us at the Nordic+ Pavilion

18. – 22. September 2022 Los Angeles CA

Meet us at the Nordic+ Pavilion. Come visit and be prepared for pitches, side-events and networking!

Welcome to the Nordic+ Pavilion

Nordic+ is part of the ITS World Congress 2022 at LA Convention Center! The Nordic+ Pavilion connects companies, startups, authorities, academia and research throughout the congress. Come visit and be prepared for pitches, side-events and networking!

Discover the latest mobility innovations from the region at the nordic+ Pavilion

Join us at LA Convention Center booth 1447

Nordic+ pavilion program

Join us at the event for talks and presentation by our Nordic partners.

LA Convention Center booth 1447


Smart and Digital Cities

11:30 AM

Triplesign VMS for Smart & Sustainable Societies
Hans-Ivar Olsson, Managing Director, Triple Sign System AB

Three layers of smart mobility – how are we going to build them?
Ville Kilpiö, Smart Mobility Specialist, Sitowise

Smart operations with autonomous plow vehicles to increase the attractiveness of 4-season bicycling
Ingeborg Olsvik, Senior Advisor, Department for Mobility and Society, Viken County Council

Implementation of new smart systems in electric and automated transportation
Heikki Rajasalo, Solution Sales Lead, Mobility & Transport, VTT

Enabling mobility with account based ticketing and payment card as ticket
Christian Aune Thomassen, WTW AS

15-minute city – smart and digital Helsinki
Sonja Malin, Senior Advisor, Helsinki Partners

Imagining the Future of Urban Mobility
Jaana Hyvärinen, Senior Manager, Strategic Foresight, KONE


Electrification

2:30 PM

How Norway became the No. 1 country in the Electric Vehicle Adaption
Ane Dalsnes Storsæter, PhD. VP R&D Tolling, Q-Free

Electrification in rural areas
Kristin Jacobsen, Advisor, Troms and Finnmark County Administration


Reverse Pitching Session

9:30 AM

Find your opportunity in the Nordics+ – reverse pitching session by the buyers
Pitchers to be released soon.


Maritime ITS

11:30 AM

Innovative data platform to enhance and optimize port calls and port data exchange
Olli Soininen, Programme Manager, Fintraffic VTS

Data Ecosystem Enabling Operative Excellence in Port Visit
Jukka Lepistö and Sanna Vainionpää, Siili Solutions

Digital Routes to Norwegian Ports support Digitalisation both on the ship and on shore side
John Morten Klingsheim, senior engineer, Norwegian Coastal Administration

Accurate port call predictions with the power of ML
Juho Pitkänen, Development Manager, Fintraffic VTS

Smart systems for increased efficiency in Ports – Vessel Traffic Management
Björn Coster, Market Manager, Vessel Traffic Servics, Kongsberg Norcontrol

Zero-emission autonomous water shuttles
Ragnhild Wahl, Director of research and innovation, ITS Norway


Data Sharing and Cooperation

2:30 PM

Next-generation open data ecosystem – growth engine for the world’s safest, smoothest and most environmentally friendly traffic
Janne Lautanala, Chief Ecosystem and Technology Officer, Fintraffic

Data management and governance within mobility ecosystems
Aki Aapaoja, Account Director, Solita Ltd

Smart Connectivity for Smarter Mobility
Nina Egeli and Hege Louise Guttormsen, Nordic Innovation

VIKING – ITS cooperation in northern European countries
Petri Antola, Specialist for traffic management and ITS, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency

Norway as a test market
Kelly Ratchinsky, Program Manager, Innovation Norway


Automated and Connected Mobility

9:30 AM

The regulation of automated and connected mobility by the road authorities in Norway
Gry H Johansen, Director, Ragnhild Bechmann, Senior Engineer, and Kamilla Kjølberg, Senior Engineer, Norwegian Public Road Administration

Real-time proactive traffic management – «Electronic bus lane» FV120 Lillestrøm
Julija Glisovic, Special Advisor, Department for Mobility and Society, Viken County Council


New Mobility Services
for People

11:30 AM

ITS and innovation in the Arctic
Per Bjørn Holm-Varsi, Head of Innovation, Troms og Finnmark fylkeskommune

Sustainable Drill & Drive. A better mass transit system making the city more accessible while cutting emissions, noise and costs.
Helen Roth, Ketil Solvik-Olsen, VIA Cluster

RUC 2.0 – A Road User Charging Solution with Flexibility and Privacy at the Core
Ane Dalsnes Storsæter, PhD. VP R&D Tolling, Q-Free

How to improve mobility, traffic safety and the environment without breaking the bank
Hans-Ivar Olsson, Managing Director, Triple Sign System AB

Road-legal remote technology for urban mobility
Enn Laansoo Jr, CEO, ELMO Rent

Using distributed acoustic sensing (DAS) for avalanche detection
Espen Lauvlund Nilsen, Troms og Finnmark fylkeskommune

Transforming mobility through Nordic collaboration
Nina Egeli and Hege Louise Guttormsen, Nordic Innovation

Norway as a test market
Rebecca Scheel, Innovation Norway


KONE workshop

12:30 PM

Join a session to workshop the flow of Urban flow by KONE at the Nordic+ Pavilion!


Sustainable Logistics Transformation

2:30 PM

Sustainable Transformation to non-carbon and intelligent transport
Rafael Åman, Research Team Leader, Smart vehicle fleets, VTT

Innovative and sustainable logistics solutions for safe and attractive neighborhoods – Fornebu hub
Ingeborg Briseid Kraft, project leader, innovative and sustainable logistics solutions, Viken County Council

How can Norwegian municipalities use their purchase-power to make their own supplies zero emission and energy neutral?
Thomas Sirland, Senior Advisor, Department for Mobility and Society, Viken County Council

Green Coding – eco-friendly approach to run and implement software
Julia Heiskanen, Director Consulting Services and Anni Litmanen, Director Consulting Services, CGI

Efficient, profitable and environmentally friendly logistics from road to sea through port 2030
Elisabeth Skuggevik, Senior Advisor, Norwegian public road administration

Connect with organizations at the Pavilion

Applied Autonomy

"Knowledge, Solutions, and Services for Autonomous Transportation"

Olav Madland
CEO
olav.madland@appliedautonomy.no
+47 46446900

Aventi

"Profitable Solutions by Combining Knowledge and Technology"

Terje Hundere
CEO
terje.hundere@aventi.no
+ 47 90599960

Business Finland

Smart Mobility and Batteries from Finland

Ulla Lainio
Commercial Counselor, Business Finland Washington DC
ulla.lainio@businessfinland.fi
+13322230027

CGI

"Insights You Can Act On"

Anni Litmanen
Director Consulting Services
anni.litmanen@cgi.com
+358 504355232

ELMO Rent

"Remotely Controlled Car"

Enn Laansoo Jr
CEO and presenter at the Nordic+ Pavilion about the urban mobility solutions

Raili Somelar
CMO

Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency

Fintraffic

"Safe, smooth and environmentally friendly mobility in Finland"

Janne Lautanala
janne.lautanala@fintraffic.fi
+358 407725355

Helsinki Partners

Your guide to doing business in Helsinki, Finland!

Sonja Malin
Senior Advisor
sonja.malin@helsinkipartners.com
+358 400175636

Hyke

"The future of urban mobility"

Bjørn Utgård
CEO
bjorn@hyke.no
+4792088057

Innovation Norway

"Sustainable Growth and Exports for Norwegian Businesses"

Kelly Ratchinsky
Program Manager
Kelly Ratchinsky@innovationnorway.no
+1 4153709113

KONE

Improving the flow of urban life

Jaana Hyvärinen 
Senior Manager, Strategic Foresight 
jaana.hyvarinen@kone.com 
+358 50 3257408

Kongsberg Norcontrol

"Maritime Surveillance"

Per Tankred Nilsen
Sales Manager
per.tankred.nilsen@knc.kongsberg.com
+47 90037790

Ministry of Transport and Communications

"Finnish well-being and competitiveness"

Nordic Innovation

"Transforming mobility through Nordic collaboration"

Nina Egeli
Head of programme – Senior Innovation Adviser
n.egeli@nordicinnovation.org
+47 97520537

The Norwegian Coastal Administration

"We Take Responsibility for the Fairway"

John Morten Klingsheim
Senior Engineer
jmk@kystverket.no
+47 911 32 002

Norwegian Public Roads Administration

"Smart and Continuous Road Transport System for All of Norway"

Gry Horne Johansen
Regulation and Authority, Road Transport
gry.johansen@vegvesen.no
+47 97089420

Q-Free

"The Prime Mover in Intelligent Traffic Solutions"

Vegard Thomassen
Vice President Norway Operations
vegard.thomassen@q-free.com
+47 994 37 887

Siili Solutions

Thought leader in maritime data ecosystem thinking and solutions enabling operative excellence in port visits

Jukka Lepistö
VP, Strategic Domains
jukka.lepisto@siili.com
+358 40 801 8759

Sitowise

The Smart City Company

Milla Lötjönen
Director
milla.lotjonen@sitowise.com
+358 445320611

Solita

"Data Weaves Traffic Services Together"

Aki Aapaoja
Account Director
aki.aapaoja@solita.fi
+358 407444823

City of Tampere

"Sustainable and intelligent transport system utilizing digitalization and intelligent transport solutions"

Mika Kulmala
Project Manager
mika.kulmala@tampere.fi
+358 503826455

Traficom

Triplesign

"Triplesign Solar VMS - An ITS tool for sustainable traffic management of Smart Cities"

Hans-Ivar Olsson
Managing Director
hans-ivar@triplesign.com
+46 707 51 20 28

Troms og Finnmark Fylkeskommune

"Innovation and smart mobility in the Arctic"

Espen Lauvlund Nilsen
Project Manager, Transport Division
espen.nilsen@tffk.no
+47 951 56 161

Via Cluster

"Safe, Smart and Sustainable Transport Infrastructure"

Helen Roth
CEO
helen@viacluster.no
+47 47262374

Viken Fylkeskommune

"Implement innovative solutions for urban freight and smart mobility"

Hanne Botten
Section Manager – Future Transport
hannebo@viken.no
+47 91326518

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

"Beyond the obvious"

Heikki Rajasalo
Solution Sales Lead
heikki.rajasalo@vtt.fi
+358 505830609

WTW AS

“Smart ticketing, your payment card is your ticket”

Christian Aune Thomassen
CTO
christian.thomassen@wtw.no
+47 93213659