SUMMITS’20, 11-12 MARCH 2020

 SUMMITS’20, 11-12 MARCH 2020

SUMMITS’20 2nd International ITS Summit 

Change is Beginning on the Roads!

SUMMITS 2nd International ITS Summit organized by the Intelligent Transportation Systems Association of Türkiye (ITS Türkiye) was hold at the Conference Hall of the Information Technologies and Communication Authority in Ankara. At the Opening Ceremony Erol YANAR (ITS Türkiye President), Prof. Dr. Şahin ALBAYRAK (Keynote Speaker, Berlin Technical University), Fatma ŞAHİN (President of the Union of Municipalities of Türkiye and Mayor of Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality), Jacob BANGSGAARD (CEO of ERTICO) and M. Cahit TURHAN (Minister of Transport and Infrastructure) delivered their speeches.

After the opening session, plaques and awards were presented to the winners of the 3rd  Path of the Mind in Transportation Awards, which were traditionally held.  Award winners:

Municipal Award
Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality, Gar Main Transfer Center
Konya Metropolitan Municipality, Konya Traffic Assistant

Mobility Technology Award
Product: Anadolu Isuzu, Driver Fatigue and Distraction Detection System
Service: Car4Future
Software: Havelsan, In-Vehicle Negligence Detection System

Start-Up Award
Tytovision, Smart Driving and Smart City Assistant

Academy Award
Zuhal NALÇAKAR, A Critical Evaluation of Konya Metropolitan Municipality’s Smart Transportation Policies
Hulusi AYDEMİR, Energy Analysis and Sustainable Transportation Planning Strategies of Turkish Railways with Artificial Intelligence Systems and Energy Efficiency in Transportation

Media Award
Focus Point with Mustafa YILDIZ

Contribution to the Sector Awards

ITS Türkiye’s Special Award
Ministry of National Education, General Directorate of Special Education Institutions: There are no minor errors in the traffic

Jury’s Special Award
Şanlıurfa Metropolitan Municipality, The tour guide


  • Pre-Registration                              : 1.796
  • Final Enrollment                              : 1.449
  • Total Participants (2 Days)           : 1.462
  • Number of Stands                          : 57
  • Number of Panels                           : 5
  • Number of Speakers                      : 27 (18 Turkish, 9 International)
  • Participants Profile                         : High level managers, public personnel, private sector representatives, faculty members and students
  • International Representatives        : ERTICO, ITS Singapore, Network of National ITS Associations, ITS Estonia, Bird&Bird, Hitachi, Leeds University, Hellenic Institute of Technology