The conference took place from 12 to 13 December 2023 in Skopje, North Macedonia, and brought together a diverse group of experts, policymakers, and stakeholders in the field of ITS but also the ministers in charge of transport from the 6 South East Europe Parties, together with Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine and high representatives from the European Commission (DG MOVE). The conference featured insightful sessions and discussions, culminating in the signing of the Declaration on Intelligent Transport Systems pledging the commitment to the deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems.
The first day hosted high-level speakers, including the Ministers, Deputy Ministers and Secretaries in charge of transport, while the second day was reserved for technical sessions. Technical sessions featured panels on Intelligent Solutions for Road Transport, Innovations in Rail Transportation and multimodality solutions, and Intelligent Solutions for Waterborne Transport.
ITS Serbia members participated in the conference, sharing their experience with other fellow participants including ITS Austria and ERTICO representatives. ITS Serbia was presented during the discussion as a good example of the first ITS Nationals Network member in the region. Other regional partners representatives were interested to hear about the newest member, planned activities and future cooperation possibilities. ITS Serbia is grateful to the host of the conference – the Transport Community and all the participants for the warm welcome. We are looking forward to future events and joint activities in promoting the deployment of ITS technologies in the region.