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To foster cross-fertilisation and replication OPTICITIES organises 2 type of events:

  • Tutorial sessions: presentation by tasks leaders of project’s results, methodologies and challenges; debates with the audience
  • Study visits: onsite demonstration of project’s achievements


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The Schedule is presented to you in a table. You can see the agenda, and a light program of what will be presented in each study visits or tutorial session. All major Opticities upcoming events are lightely detailed in this section and especially the next tutorial session in Brussels and next study visit in Gothenburg (Sweden).

EventLocationDate ScheduleAgenda
Tutorial session #4Brussels12 October 201609h00 - 16h30


- OPTICITIES open ITS system

- Multimodal dataset and standardisation

- Multimodal urban navigators

- Traffic prediction tools and connecting mobility app with in-car system

Study visit #4Gothenburg27 October 201609h00 - 16h00

- Introduction to OPTICITIES project

- Gothenburg activities and achievements

- Onsite visits and live demonstrations:

  • Onsite visit with live demo of Soft Prio tram switching
  • Live demo of Road Works application and information handling for traffic information
  • Experiences from trials of OPTICITIES Multimodal travel planner



OPTICITIES held a Study Visit in Lyon on 10 March 2016. Agenda included:

  • Transport policies assessment in urban areas
  • Massive road data creation: urban network mapping
  • Use of traffic prediction into Lyon Métropole Traffic Management Centre
  • Multimodal travel planner
  • Real-time car pooling
  • Seamless continuity between smartphones and in-car navigation systems

All presentation material is available within the Online Forum.



OPTICITIES held a Tutorial session in Bordeaux on 5 October 2015, during the ITS World Congress. Agenda included:

  • Data Access Policy and Contractual Arrangements
  • Multimodal travel planner
  • OPTICITIES Open ITS System: Model Architecture of the OPTICITIES Multimodal Urban Mobility Database; Towards Data Standardisation for Multimodal Urban Mobility
  • OPTICITIES Communication Between In-Car Navigation and Mobile Devices

All presentation material is available within the Online Forum

OPTICITIES presentation team at the Tutorial Session in Bordeaux

From left to right: Jorge Alfonso Kurano (UPM), Christophe Duquesne (AURIGE), Patrick Mercier Handisyde (EC - DG RESEARCH), Jean Coldefy (Grand Lyon), Yanying Li (ERTICO), Peter Staelens (EUROCITIES), Jean-Laurent Franchineau (VEDECOM)