Welcome to IT-TRANS 2024

IT-TRANS – International Conference and Exhibition

IT-TRANS is the leading international conference and exhibition specialised in digitalisation and intelligent solutions for public transport. Learn and share experiences with your peers from across the world on topics such as AI, payment and ticketing, cybersecurity, data governance and many more. UITP – The International Association of Public Transport and Messe Karlsruhe have been bringing the international public transport community together in Karlsruhe for this unique event since 2008. Get ready for the future. Join us on 14 -16 May 2024, Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre, Germany.

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IT - TRANS 2024

Welcome to the IT - TRANS IN KARLSRUHE

MAY 14 - 16, 2024

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Your visit to IT-TRANS 2024

Date

IT-TRANS 2024

14.-16.May 2024

Please note:

The Messe Karlsruhe does not allow animals on the fairgrounds. Exceptions to this rule only in justified cases, such as guide dogs for the disabled or service dogs.

Opening hours

Tuesday & Wednesday

9.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Thursday

9.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.

Venue

Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre

Messeallee 1

76287 Rheinstetten

Floorplan IT-TRANS 2024

The IT-TRANS exhibition has grown steadily since it was established in 2008! For the first time we will expand the event to two exhibition halls.The new floor plans are currently being prepared. Take a first look, please find the floor planning in our download area: downloads.

Arriving by local public transport

Tickets for the FareZone 100 apply for travel to the Messe/Leichtsandstraße tram and bus stop when a trade fair is on.

By tram

Messe/Leichtsandstraße or Messe Nord tram stops

From the city centre:

  • Underground Line S2 (destination Rheinstetten).

From Karlsruhe central station:

  • From the main train station, you can take various trains to the city center to change at the Europaplatz subway station:
    • Line S1/S11 in the direction of Neureut or Hochstetten
    • Line 2 direction Knielingen Nord
    • Line 3 direction Daxlanden or Rappenwörth
  • At Europaplatz, change to Underground Line S2, direction Rheinstetten (stop Messe/Leichtsandstraße).

From Durlacher Tor:

Line S2 (destination Rheinstetten).

By bus

Messe Nord or Messe/Leichtsandstraße bus stop

From Ettlingen changefree:

  • Bus Line 106 (destination Neuburgweier Breslauer Str.)

From Rastatt:

  • Change at the Silberstreifen stop to bus route 106 in the direction of Neuburgweier Breslauer Str.

More information including fares and departure times can be found on the KVV website.

Arriving by free Messe Express

We provide a free shuttle bus between Karlsruhe Main Train Station and Karlsruhe Trade Fair Center (Main Entrance). The journey lasts approx. 20 minutes.

Arriving by rail

Karlsruhe is a hub for ICE, InterCity, EuroCity and InterRegio trains, and is located directly on the Hamburg-Frankfurt-Basel intercity line. The east-west line Karlsruhe-Stuttgart-Munich begins here too. And the high-speed TGV train takes you from Paris to Karlsruhe in just three hours.

The best way to get there.

Pay as little as EUR 55.90 (one-way) with the Event Ticket. Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH has partnered up with Deutsche Bahn to create an exclusive deal that allows you to travel conveniently to and from your Fairs and Congresses. Take advantage and make the journey time yours. Use your outward and return journeys to work, read or relax. Whatever you decide to do, your travel with the Event Ticket will be powered by 100% renewable energy. That special extra for you. Your Event Ticket at a single nationwide price, available at every DB station.

  • Event Ticket for a single journey, for use only on one specific connection (subject to availability):
    • 2nd Class EUR 55.90
    • 1st Class EUR 89.90

  • Event Ticket for single journey, for use on all connections (always available):
    • 2nd Class EUR 77.90
    • 1st Class EUR 112.90

This offer is valid until 2024-Dec-14.

CLICK HERE TO BUY YOUR TICKET

When you click on the button, you will be redirected to a Deutsche Bahn website.

You can make the most of your travel time by using your journeys to and from your destination for work, relaxation or enjoying our on-board services. You can also rest assured that your long-distance travel is completely powered by electricity generated by renewable resources. Click here for further information. Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH and Deutsche Bahn wish you a pleasant journey!The event ticket provided by Deutscher Bahn does not include the ticket for access to the exhibition or conference of Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH.

Arriving by road

From the A5/A8 motorway (Autobahn):

Coming along the A8 from Stuttgart, drive south onto the A5, following signs for Basel. Leave the A5 at junction 48 for Karlsruhe-Süd and follow signs to "Messe“. The road name for satellite navigation systems is Leichtsandstraße (on some systems Leichtsandstrasse) in the Karlsruhe district of Rheinstetten.

From the A65 motorway (Autobahn):

The A65 merges with the B10. Leave the B10 at junction 8 and follow signs to "Messe“. The road name for satellite navigation systems is Leichtsandstraße (on some systems Leichtsandstrasse) in the Karlsruhe district of Rheinstetten

Carparks:

A total of 7000 parking spaces are available in 3 carparks on the trade-fair grounds along with a VIP/press carpark. Parking fee: € 8.00 per day

Arriving by plane

Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre has excellent connections to at least 4 airports:

Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden (approx. 30 minutes by road) and other major international airports such as Frankfurt, Stuttgart and Strasbourg (50–60 minutes by road).

Special offer: Discounted travel with Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines

Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines offer a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. We offer special prices and conditions to participants, visitors, exhibitors, invited guests as well as employees of the Contracting partner and their travel companions.

To make a reservation, please click on BOOK YOUR FLIGHTS. and enter the access code BEZLNRN in the "Offer for discounted flights" area. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available.

NOTE: Pop-ups must be enabled otherwise the booking platform window will not open.

These promotional fares are also available through your IATA / ARC travel agent. Travel agents can obtain ticketing instructions by sending an email to lufthansa.mobility@dlh.de and providing the access code as a reference.

TRAVELLING BY MOTORHOME

Are you traveling with a motorhome or caravan and would like to spend the night directly at the trade fair? We offer you the opportunity to do so in our parking lot P3. A power connection can only be guaranteed if ordered in good time.

MOTORHOME PARKING LOT RESERVATION (only in German)

Barrier-free travel

Wheelchairs reservations

Free service for your visit to the fair: Please contact the colleagues from the DRK on site on the relevant day of the fair by calling 0721-3720 5230. A wheelchair will then be brought to you for the duration of your visit to the fair. Please choose the main entrance of the fair.

Carparks

Carparks are available for you in the first row of the P1 carpark.

Trade-fair shuttle bus service

A complementary barrier-free shuttle bus service operates between the central railway station and the trade fair for the duration of the event.

Public transport

Information on the KVV’s reduced-mobility itinerary planning is available here, or please call 0721/6107-5886 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Deutsche Bahn

Please use the following service for more information about Deutsche Bahn’s rail links and train attendants:

  • Telephone number: 0180 6 512 512 (20 ct per call from German landlines, German mobile phone rates max. 60 ct per call)
  • Fax number: 0180 5 159 357
  • Email: msz@deutschebahn.com

Arriving by Bicycle

You can also reach the exhibition grounds easily and in an environmentally friendly way with KVV.nextbike - the public bike and e-bike rental system of the Karlsruher Verkehrsverbund (KVV). The rental station near the exhibition grounds is located at the tram stop Messe/ Leichtsandstraße (line S2).

RENTAL STATIONS

This is how easy it is to use the KVV.nextbike: Select the bike at www.kvv-nextbike.de or at a rental station, scan it and off you go. Please note that the number of KVV.nextbikes available is limited.

Cost of the KVV.nextbike rental bike at the basic rate:

  • 1 € per 30 min (normal)
  • 2 € per 30 min (e-bike)

The exhibition grounds are easily accessible via a well-developed and signposted network of cycle paths:

  • Karlsruhe main station: 5.5 km
  • Karlsruhe city centre: 6.3 km
  • Ettlingen centre: 7 km

Further information at www.kvv-nextbike.de.

Bicycle breakdown service

With our bicycle breakdown service, we offer you a basic set of tools and aids for quickly solving a breakdown. Be it a punctured tyre, a defective inner tube, a jammed brake or simply not enough air: call the service hotline 0721 3720-5222 for help and to borrow the equipment.

Visa service for participants of IT-TRANS

Who needs a visa for Germany?

Residents of EU countries do not require a visa to enter the Federal Republic of Germany. Residents of all other nationalities are required to have a visa to enter Germany. The European Community has abolished visa requirements for visits of up to 90 days for some of these countries. You can find an up-to-date list of all countries that require a visa and those that do not on the website of the Federal Foreign Office.

Visa Application

To ensure that you receive your visa in due time before the trade fair/exhibition starts, we recommend you apply for your visa as early as possible. Applications can be made up to three months before you enter the country. General information about visa regulations is available on the website of the Federal Foreign Office. The specific visa regulations for entry to Germany and details of the documents you need to provide when applying for a visa can be found on the websites of the German missions abroad. Visa applications must generally be submitted in person to the German embassy or consulate responsible for your place of residence, together with all necessary documents. When applying for a visa, exhibitors are requested to submit an exhibitor admission document from the trade fair company; in this case, the visa can be issued free of charge.

As a rule, you will need the following documents for your visa application:

  • Confirmed travel booking (flight, bus, train and hotel bookings)
  • Proof of health insurance
  • For exhibitors: additionally exhibitor pass, stand invoice
  • For visitors: additionally entrance ticket

Official invitation letter from the exhibition organizer

In a directive transmitted per e-mail in July 2013, the Federal Foreign Office informed the visa offices of German embassies and consulates worldwide that, as a matter of principle, an official invitation letter from the trade fair organizer is no longer required when applying for visas for trade fair visits in Germany. Please refer to this information when applying for your visa. In case the visa section responsible for issuing your visa should nonetheless request that an official invitation letter be presented, please send us your personal data in good time by e-mail using the INVITATION FORM. You can request letters of invitation at the earliest three months before the event begins.

Please also note the following instructions when applying for a letter of invitation:

  • Your personal data is taken directly from the online form. No changes or corrections can be made by us.
  • If your invitation letter contains incorrect data, you will have to fill in the online form again.
  • The invitation letter will be sent to you by e-mail as a pdf document. Sending by fax is not possible.
  • The processing time is up to 10 days and cannot be accelerated.
  • Please check your spam folder before contacting us about undelivered invitations.

We ask for your understanding that we do not process individual requests for invitations.

Info booth

At the Infopoint in the action hall, you will find information on restaurants and hotels in the area as well as a preview of upcoming trade fairs. The information counters in front of the halls will be happy to help you personally with any questions you may have about the current event.

Barrier -free exhibition

There is also a “toilet for everyone” at the exhibition. This toilet is specially conceived for use by people with multiple handicaps. It is additionally equipped with a lifter and an emergency-call mechanism. This toilet is open during the regular opening hours of the current event on the Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre.

Wheelchairs:

  • Free service for your visit to the fair. Please contact the colleagues of the DRK on site on the relevant day of your visit by calling 0721 3720 5230.
  • A wheelchair (without electric drive) will be brought to you for the duration of your visit to the fair (subject to availability).

WiFi/Internet

Free WLAN access

As a registered user, wireless Internet access is available for you free of charge throughout the entire campus during the trade fair.

Free WLAN on the trade fair’s campus

You will need a WLAN-capable device of your own with a Web browser function.

Please note the following details:

  • To use the free WLAN, you need a WLAN-capable device with the globally common WLAN Standard IEEE 802.11 n/ac..
  • When there are large numbers of simultaneous users, reception is not guaranteed at every location on the campus.
  • The bandwidth per device is maximally 8 Mbit/sec. However, depending on the momentary traffic in the hall, the bandwidth may be less than this maximum.
  • One user /device can go online with a mobile device for maximally 4 hours.

Premium Wi-FI

If you need higher bandwidth, we recommend that you order our premium Wi-Fi for the highest online demands (without bandwidth restriction). A fee will be charged for this service. You may purchase it either online or in the Business Centre at Entrance West. How do I connect to the WLAN?

EC automats

Karlsruhe Trade Fair makes available for its visitors an EC automat directly on the fair’s campus. The automat is located in the Events Hall at the main entrance. This automat dispenses cash without a fee for customers with accounts at Volksbank. This is also true for customers of savings banks in the city of Karlsruhe-Ettlingen, but not for customers of savings banks outside this district or customers of other banks.

Cloakroom and digital lockers

Use of the cloakroom service is free of charge on the exhibition grounds. Lockers are available in the basement using a 1 euro deposit coin. You will find digital lockers in the entrance area (main entrance) on the left-hand side. 12 of 24 LiveLockers are equipped with the possibility to charge batteries of mobile devices. After opening the LiveLocker, you will find

  • a 220V/16A socket to connect your own power supply units, e.g. for charging laptops or bicycle batteries, and,
  • a USB type A and a USB type C socket with a combined output of 18W.

You can reserve these in advance for your stay at live-locker.com.

There is a charge of 5 euros per day for their use.

Charging station for electric cars

Four charging stations for electric vehicles (type 2 plugs up to 22 kW) are available to visitors to Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre in car park P1; charging costs €6. Please note: There is a charge for access to car park P1. The charging stations cannot be reserved.

Pets

Messe Karlsruhe does not allow animals on the exhibition grounds. Exceptions are guide dogs for people with disabilities, guide dogs for the blind and service dogs.

Lost and Found

Lost and dropped off items are collected by our control room. Phone: +49 721 3720 5222

If you do not find what you are looking for, please contact the Lost and found office of the city of Rheinstetten, Phone: + 49 7242 9514 350. Or to the Lost and Found Office of the City of Karlsruhe, Phone: + 49 721 133 3310.

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Discover Karlsruhe now

Karlsruhe is a vibrant city located between the Black Forest, the Vosges Mountains and the Palatinate Mountains in the Rhine plain. With over 310,000 inhabitants, Karlsruhe is not only a cultural metropolis, but also a technology region and a science center. The quality of life in Karlsruhe is remarkably high and the region is experiencing a real boom. The city can be aptly described as a "think tank with a way of life" and impresses with its numerous multifaceted offers. Discover the hospitality of Baden and the French-influenced way of life. Here you can enjoy the mild climate, benefit from a wide range of cultural activities, explore excellent shopping opportunities and experience culinary highlights. Our staff will be happy to provide you with insider tips!

If you would like to find out more about your stay in Karlsruhe, the Karlsruhe Tourist Information Office is an excellent place to go.

Six good reasons why IT-TRANS and Karlsruhe are a perfect match:

Karlsruhe is the central German hub for information technology and digitalisation

More than ten universities - from technology and economics to art and music – are based in Karlsruhe. But did you know that the region is also home to the first and largest computer science faculty in Germany? The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is a world-renowned research university, and one of thirteen "Universities of Excellence" in Germany. KIT not only offers degree programmes in industrial engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering, but also spearheads exciting mobility enterprises, including the TEMPUS urban bus platooning project. Karlsruhe is home to the FZI Research Centre for Information Technology, too. It’s renowned for its work on autonomous shuttles, as well as the Fraunhofer Institute for Security in Information Technology, which was honoured with the German Mobility Award in November 2023 for its MobileCityGame project.

The city is home to a unique network of technology, business and science

It is not for nothing that we speak of the Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion: the fan-shaped city is home to forward-thinking public authorities, industrial companies and transport operators committed to taking sustainable public mobility to the next level. One example of the region's innovative strength is the DAKIMO project, which aims to use AI to make intermodal journeys even more sustainable and seamless. Fraunhofer IOSB, INIT, INOVAPLAN, KIT and the KVV transport association are among those involved.

Karlsruhe plays a pioneering role in terms of mobility and sustainability

State Secretary Elke Zimmer recently called Karlsruhe a pioneer in the contemporary reorganisation of traffic areas, and this is particularly true of Karlsruhe city centre. In a ground-breaking urban development project, the city centre is subject to ongoing analysis with a focus on quality of life and is gradually being transformed in terms of parking, deliveries, car-free zones, cycling and pedestrian traffic. Part of the large-scale project will see the creation of an underground tramway and car tunnel that will ease tram and car traffic in the city centre, and thus create more space for pedestrians and cyclists.

Karlsruhe is the German capital of female empowerment!

Since 2022, Karlsruhe has been the place to be for women in the digital industry. That was the year that the Digital Female Leader Awards #dfla, initiated by Tijen Onaran's company Global Digital Women (GDW), took place in Karlsruhe for the first time. And so began the start of a cooperation between the City of Karlsruhe, Messe Karlsruhe and GDW. It’s a perfect match, with Karlsruhe home to the Federal Court of Justice and the Federal Constitutional Court, and also a bastion for women's rights and equal treatment. At IT-TRANS, our partner, the Women in Mobility network, gives women in public transport a voice for enhanced visibility and diversity in the industry.

As a UNESCO City of Media Arts, Karlsruhe has a lot to offer beyond public transport and mobility

In 2019, Karlsruhe became the first and only city in Germany to ever have been awarded the title of Creative City of Media Arts by UNESCO. Anyone strolling through Karlsruhe will not only encounter media art in the Centre for Art and Media ZKM, but also in public buildings, leisure and work spaces throughout the city. Karlsruhe combines historical buildings, a rich cultural landscape and a flourishing creative scene with technology, science and business – hence the connection to IT-TRANS.

There is so much more to discover before and after IT-TRANS!

No matter how exhausting trade fairs can be, an interesting city is always invigorating. So while in Karlsruhe, how about visiting the Centre for Art and Media ZKM? You can also discover the extensive historical collections in the Badisches Landesmuseum, or explore Alter Schlachthof, a vibrant new creative centre with a colourful mix of start-ups, crafts, coworking and cafés.

Headline Speakers at the Conference

Speaker

Victoria Markewitz

Director of Partnerships Via Transportation Germany

Speaker

Rebecca Bissell

Director of Information Technology Transport for London United Kingdom

Key topics of the IT-Trans 2024

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is rapidly growing in development – and within public transport management, enhancing services, and optimising operations and maintenance, the conversation continues. What are the implications for the sector when it comes to the growth of AI? And what do these developments mean for operators, industries, authorities, and new mobility services?


At IT-TRANS you can expect discussions on:

  • AI at the service of urban public transport
  • The impact on staff and the labour market
  • Asset management
  • Maintenance
  • Energy efficiency

Payment and Ticketing

As new mobility patterns and business models appear, the need for ticketing and payment systems to be flexible, open and interoperable is vital. Authorities and operators face the challenge of understanding how new technologies can be integrated into existing systems and infrastructures - and expanded into new mobility services to best meet future market demand


At IT-TRANS you can expect discussions on:

  • MaaS integration and customer centricity
  • Changing fare models and policies
  • National integrated ticketing schemes
  • Data sharing
  • Standards in ticketing Sustainability in ticketing

Cybersecurity

As transportation systems rely more on digital technologies, they become susceptible to cyberattacks and the risk to sensitive data, disrupted services and when it comes to OT systems, an impact on safety. Strong cybersecurity safeguards not only protects commuters, critical infrastructure and systems, they help the sector to grow in the crucial area of public and stakeholder trust


At IT-TRANS you can expect discussions on:

  • Network security and resilience
  • Cyber impact on safety
  • IT and OT integration
  • The human factor
  • Safeguarding electric buses

Data standards and governance

Interoperability and data exchange are enablers for a seamless door-to-door travel ecosystem that covers all mobility services. Common data exchange standards are key to facilitate the integration of different mobility options and creating a trusted mobility governance where different actors cooperate. Data standards will make it easier for public transport providers to meet the ever-changing mobility demand of travellers.


At IT-TRANS you can expect discussions on:

  • Public transport data models
  • Successful data exchange standards implementation cases
  • Public transport travel information and journey planning
  • MaaS
  • Data harmonisation
  • Latest mobility data policy and governance initiatives in Europe

Digital Transformation

Following the global pandemic, there are changes in passenger expectations and travel patterns, presenting a significant challenge to organisations in how they integrate digital services and optimise operations. Digital transformation, by using new technology and data, is a key enabler to addressing market demands, change business processes, and to improve services. The public transport sector needs to adapt to this growing transformation.

Did you know?

Digital transformation is not a one-time exercise, but a continuous adaptation to changing technological capabilities, markets, and customer demands (KU Leuven, Belgium, 2022. Best practices for digital transformation based on systematic literature review)


At IT-TRANS you can expect discussions on:

  • Operational excellence
  • Digitalisation capabilities and skills
  • Optimisation of e-fleet operation and energy management
  • Data driven operations and maintenance
  • Greener cities and lower emissions
  • Cost savings and efficiency

Connectivity, 5G and telecommunications

5G technology is revolutionising public transport by elevating the passenger experience with improved connectivity and minimal latency. It has the potential to transform the sector by enabling operators to optimise operations, including the implementation of dynamic planning and predictive maintenance. With new developments, there is great potential for connected and automated mobility solutions to advance.


At IT-TRANS you can expect discussions on:

  • 5G deployment in public transport
  • Smart connectivity and V2X communication
  • 5G for smart maintenance
  • Path to 6G technology
  • Mitigating spectrum fragmentation and governance

Shared mobility and MaaS

With a growing number of solutions, from shared bikes to flexible transport solutions, the shared mobility has brought attractive options to citizens and emerged as a game changer for the sector. Dizzy from too many choices? To help you navigate, MaaS promises to take away the hassle of finding and accessing the most suitable mobility option.


At IT-TRANS you can expect discussions on:

  • Latest innovations in Shared Mobility and MaaS
  • Multimodal digital and physical infrastructures
  • Passenger experience and customer-centric design
  • Inclusion and accessibility
  • Usability of applications

Autonomous Mobility

Automation presents opportunities for public transport, but the integration of autonomous vehicles (AVs) into the mobility system requires collaboration on technical objectives. What are the best practices worldwide for integrating AVs into the public transport system? How do you best orchestrate fleets in an efficient and sustainable way?


At IT-TRANS you can expect discussions on:

  • Operation and technology best practices for AV deployments
  • Fleet orchestration: Integration of automated & autonomous mobility solutions in the whole public transport ecosystem
  • Data sharing and security, public-private collaboration for harmonisation of data exchange

Figures from 2022

Innovations at IT-TRANS for 16 years

The event, which has been jointly organized by UITP - International Association of Public Transport - and Messe Karlsruhe every two years since 2008, brings together decision-makers and industry experts to exchange information on digital solutions and to discuss and develop new innovations. The last IT-TRANS took place in person again at Messe Karlsruhe from May 10 to 12, 2022. You could experience the entire event on site or take part in a selection of sessions online.

Exhibition visitors

Around 6500 guests from 71 countries visited this year's IT-TRANS, 70% of them for the first time. In addition, 95% of visitors rated the exhibitors' presentations as very good.

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Conference participants

Around 800 conference participants and 130 online guests.

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Speakers

International leaders and speakers during the three-day conference.

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Exhibitor

International exhibitors from 33 countries

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Quotes

What our visitors think about us.

Speaker

Andrew McArdle Booker - Marketing Manager Transport, Crane Payment Innovations, Switzerland

"We are completely satisfied with the Exhibition and will be back next time. It is a very focused event that gives us the opportunity to meet a lot of key suppliers and our customers. Other big advantages are the compact exhibition layout of IT-TRANS and of the Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre itself making it simple and quick to get around."

Speaker

Renée Amilcar - UITP President

"The advancement of technology has triggered a digital revolution in the public transport sector. By harnessing the benefits of digitalization, we can make operations more efficient and user-friendly and create the best possible urban mobility services. By driving innovative ideas forward, we can achieve the best outcome: A better experience for all passengers."

International conference and trade fair for intelligent solutions in passenger transportation

Meet leading decision-makers and experts from across the public transport sector at IT-TRANS from May 14-16, 2024. Explore important topics such as AI, autonomous mobility, cybersecurity and data exchange. IT-TRANS is the leading international conference and trade fair for intelligent passenger transport solutions, providing a unique platform for sharing expertise and developing new partnerships to actively shape the future of passenger transport.

Mobility in Karlsruhe

The future belongs to ecological and intelligent smart city concepts that combine mobility, sustainable energy systems and digitalization. In the Karlsruhe mobility region, leading partners from industry, research and the public sector have joined forces to master these highly complex challenges. The region offers the perfect ecosystem to promote innovation. The city has developed sustainable and efficient mobility systems that are flexible and demand-oriented and combine different modes of transport. Passengers can reach their destination - quickly, conveniently, safely and in an environmentally friendly way - even across the border into Alsace in France. Innovative mobility solutions such as the tram-train system developed and successfully tested in Karlsruhe are used throughout Europe and worldwide.