25 - 27 May 2022

A three day conference programme

Aside from the exhibition, Intertraffic Istanbul 2019 offered an action-packed conference and workshop programme which offered a perfect setting for business gatherings and learning opportunities. Experts presented high impact topics related to smart mobility and the connection between today’s and tomorrow’s mobility.


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Day 1

Smart mobility in a smart society context

Traffic flow is one of the biggest problems in cities nowadays. The challenge is to develop smarter cities with adequate technology to facilitate day to day life of the community. Integretion of the existing structures is key to create sustainable projects.

Presented by: ISBAK and Eindhoven University of Technology
Speakers: Mr. Mustafa Eruyar, Business Strategy & Development ISBAK and Mr. C. van de Weijer, Director Smart Mobility Eindhoven University of Technology

Smart transport systems solution partners

Gençaga Karakas, General directorate of Highways, head of traffic safety department
Erkan Dorken, Aselsan head of traffic, automation and Health Systems Group
Mehmet Ömerbeyoglu, Intetra general manager
Umut Aydin, Ortana general manager
Erwin Blancquaert, Flir intelligent transportation systems product manager

Traffic Safety and Management

What guardrails can do for two-wheeled vehicles, "Biker Friendly Barrier"

Presented by: Steel Guardrail and Road Restraint Systems Organisation- Turkish Motorcycle Platform- The General Directorate of Highways- The General Directorate of Security

Tolga Hakan - General Directorate of Security Traffic Education and Research Department Branch Manager
Kaan Örs - Steel Guardrail and Road Safety Systems Association President
Bekir Ilıcalı - Palye A.Ş. General Manager

Day 2

Mega Cities Mega Projects

There are many ongoing and upcoming mega projects in Turkey. With a population of over 80 million people, one of the biggest goals of these projects is solving transportation challenges. Improving the traffic flow in the country will also contribute to the economic development. Mayor governmental stakeholders will present the vision of Turkey with regards to these million dollar projects.

Presented by: Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure - Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality- The General Directorate of Highways- Leading Contractor Companies

Yunus Emre Ayözen - Head of Transportation Department, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality
Mert YAYGEL - Head of Department of Transportation, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
Kürşat Çapar - Managing Director, BURULAŞ AŞ

AUS Applications

The influence of Big Data in the Traffic Technology Industry.

Presented by: ITS Turkey (AUSDER) / ITS Netherlands

Mrs. M. de Vreeze – Director ITS Netherlands 
Delia Dimitriju - Transport Systems Catapult Strategic Development Director
Maksim Liksutov - Deputy Mayor of Moscow, Head of the Department of Transport and Development of Road Infrastructure of the City of Moscow

Transformation Projects for Public Transportation

Renewal of the vehicle fleet, efficiency of the lines and ensuring accessibility are key topics to improve public transportation systems. The Department of Transportation implemented vehicle tracking systems, smart stations, and improved disability friendly vehicles for the safety and comfort of all transport users. It resulted in more accessible lines and reduction of travel time.

Presented by: Department of Transportation

Alper Kolukısa - Metropolitan Municipality
Erol Beşe - Mardin Metropolitan Municipality Head of Transportation
Özgür Dayı - Ordu Metropolitan Municipality Head of Public Transportation
Erdal Uygun - Edirne Municipality Transportation Services Manager

Is Mobility as a Service (MaaS) the way forward in turkey & MENA region?

Speakers: Zeina Nazer – Doctoral Researcher University of Southampton 

Day 3

Masters on debate / transportation strategies and education

Mert Yaygel, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Head of Transportation
Prof. dr. Mustafa Ilicali, Member of Parliament (22 / 26), Istanbul Commerce University Lecturer
Prof. dr. Emre Aysu, Head of Okan University - Bandırma University
Assoc. Dr. Halit Özen, Yıldız Technical University Faculty Member

Pedestrian and Bicycle Practices

"Priority for Pedestrains, Priority for Life" the motto of the Pedestrian Association in Turkey. They have officially named this year, the year of pedestrian priority in traffic. The ambition is to provide technological equiment for pedestrian crossings.

Presented by: Pedestrian Association - International Federation of Pedestrians 

Tolga Hakan- General Directorate of Security Traffic Education and Research Department Branch Manager
Fatma Garip DİLBER - İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Transportation Planning Branch Manager
Tanzer KANTIK - Chairman of Pedestrians Association
Merve Akı - WRI Turkey Urban Mobility Manager