Technical Tours, Demonstrations

A great range of Technical Tours and Demonstrations are available to experience and learn more about Australia’s leading transport technology solutions.

Types: In-Person | Digital | On demand viewing
Some tours and demonstrations will run as in-person activities which can be experienced by delegates attending in-person. Others will run as digital activities and on demand viewing across the digital platform available for both both in-person and digital delegates.

Who Can Attend
Available for all conference delegates – pre-registration and Additional Tour Fee required for some.

Integrated Passenger Transport Network, Services and Ticketing

Digital Tour | On demand viewing

TransLink, a division of the Department of Transport and Main Roads, plans and delivers customer focussed passenger transport services which are a key part of Queensland’s single integrated transport network which is accessible to everyone.

This digital tour will showcase the high level of multi-modal integration achieved across the physical passenger transport network, payments mechanisms and traveller information services.

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Participants attending or viewing this digital tour will learn about:

  • The multi-modal passenger transport network in Brisbane and the mobility challenges and opportunities.
  • Smart Ticketing and payment solutions.
  • Passenger information across digital platforms, including technology to improve wayfinding for customers with hearing or vision impairments.
  • Queensland Rail’s Rail Management Centre.
  • Major public transport projects, including the $5.4Bn Cross River Rail project.

Host: Department of Transport and Main Roads
Learn More: Delegates can also learn more by connecting with the Department of Transport and Main Roads at the Queensland Pavilion in the Exhibition Hall and via the digital platform.

Type: Digital Tour | On demand viewing
Initial Launch Date:
Monday 12 April 2021, 12.30pm – 1.30pm AEST – thereafter available as on demand viewing via digital platform
Launch Meeting Room:
at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (bookings not required)


Safely Testing Transport Technology Innovations at the RACQ Mobility Centre of Excellence

Digital Tour | On demand viewing

The RACQ Mobility Centre of Excellence is a world-class driver training and vehicle testing facility based in Brisbane. The Centre provides a collaborative hub supporting local industry, government and academia for the development, testing and transition of technology and systems that deliver safe and sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions.

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Hear how RACQ and the Mobility Centre of Excellence are delivering safer drivers, in safer cars, on safer roads by undertaking cutting edge research and training for:

  • Autonomous vehicles and connected infrastructure.
  • Vehicle and device design, modification and safety standards.
  • Driver education, training, and behavioural testing.

A virtual tour will showcase the Centre’s real-world training and testing environments including urban intersections, off-road terrain, standardised road circuits, large vehicle manoeuvring areas and the skid pan. The road testing environments will be supported by secure research labs, presentation and meeting rooms, function spaces, and garage workshop facilities.

Host: Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ)
Learn More: Delegates can also learn more by connecting with RACQ in the Exhibition Hall and via the digital platform.

Type: Digital Tour | On demand viewing
Initial Launch Date:
Monday 12 April 2021, 2.00pm – 3.00pm AEST – thereafter available as on demand viewing via digital platform
Launch Meeting Room:
at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (bookings not required)


Cooperative and Highly Automated Driving in Virtual Reality

Digital Demo – In-Person Virtual Reality Experience

The Cooperative and Automated Vehicle Initiative (CAVI) is a Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) project that will prepare for, and accelerate, the emergence of advanced vehicle technologies with safety, mobility and environmental benefits.

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Participants on this tour will have the opportunity to experience:

  • Through virtual reality experience a drive in ZOE2, TMR’s purpose-built level four automated vehicle prototype.
  • Learn about the Ipswich Connected Vehicle Pilot (ICVP), Australia’s largest trial of Cooperative Intelligent Transport System (C-ITS) technologies.

Host: Department of Transport and Main Roads
Learn More: Delegates can also learn more by connecting with Department of Transport and Main Roads at the Queensland Pavilion in the Exhibition Hall and via the digital platform.

Type: Digital Demo – In-Person Virtual Reality Experience
Date/Time:
Daily during exhibition open hours, Tuesday 13 – Thursday 15 April 2021
Location:
Exhibition Hall – stand #25 (bookings not required)


Smart Solutions for Urban Road Network Management

Digital Tour | On demand viewing

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) uses ITS technologies to optimise the safe performance of the road network for customers. These technologies help to inform users, manage multi-modal demands, enhance user safety, and ensure the transport network is functioning at its best at all times to enable customer journeys.

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Participants viewing this tour will learn about:

  • Smart Motorways – TMR is deploying smart motorways technologies to optimise the performance of the motorway network, providing safer and more reliable journeys for customers
  • Hold the Red – This innovative safety treatment represents a new approach in smart infrastructure at signalised intersections, emphasising crash prevention over enforcement-based solutions.
  • Emergency Vehicle Priority (EVP) – EVP is a dynamic ITS solution that enables traffic lights to turn green in a safe and controlled manner ahead of an emergency vehicle’s arrival at an intersection.
  • Traffic Management Centres – How TMR’s network of TMC’s are keeping the state-controlled road network running by leading incident and network management services.
  • Ipswich Connected Vehicle Pilot – Australia’s largest on-road pilot of connected vehicles and infrastructure in the City of Ipswich.

Host: Department of Transport and Main Roads
Learn More: Delegates can also learn more by connecting with Department of Transport and Main Roads at the Queensland Pavilion in the Exhibition Hall and via the digital platform.

Type: Digital Tour | On demand viewing
Initial Launch Date:
Monday 12 April 2021, 11.00am – 12.00pm AEST – thereafter available as on demand viewing via digital platform
Launch Meeting Room: at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (bookings not required)


Smartship Australia

In-Person Tour

Smartship Australia’s state-of-the-art facilities provide world-class training environments and maritime simulation services to the global maritime industry. Smartship is one of the world’s most advance maritime simulators and is giving pilots a realistic experience on the bridge of a ship in a vast array of shipping scenarios, allowing pilots to navigate in some of the world’s most challenging waters. Smartship is an international leader in maritime simulations and training, delivering strong safety outcomes and operational efficiencies for maritime related industries.

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Participants on this tour will experience and learn about:

  • Smartships’s five maritime simulators.
  • Port development and optimisation modelling.
  • Training, assessment and licencing.
  • Hands on experience with bridge and tug simulators.

Host: Department of Transport and Main Roads
Learn More: Delegates can also learn more by connecting with Department of Transport and Main Roads at the Queensland Pavilion in the Exhibition Hall and via the digital platform.

Type: In-Person Tour
Date/Time:
Tuesday 13 April 2021: 11.00am – 1.00pm / 1.30pm – 3.30pm AEST
Wednesday 14 April 2021: 11.00am – 1.00pm / 1.30pm – 3.30pm AEST
Location – Meeting Point: This tour will commence and finish at the Queensland Pavilion, located in the exhibition hall Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Capacity:
5 pax per tour
Bookings Required / Cost:
via Registration Form or onsite at main Registration Desk / AUD75.00


Cooperative ITS Day 1 and Day 2 Use Cases for Smart Cities by Q-Free Australia

In-Person Demo

Q-Free is leading the way in connected mobility solutions across the areas of Tolling, ITS and Traffic Management.

This digital demonstration will highlight a suite of urban cooperative-ITS use cases and show Q-Free’s vision for how they can improve the customer journey experience and operations of the transport network. The demonstration will run for approximately 30 minutes.

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Participants on this demonstration will travel on a circuit through Brisbane’s central business district, where they’ll learn about Q-Free Australia’s C-ITS solutions across a range of real-life journey scenarios. The demonstration will show how Q-Free’s connected mobility solutions come to life as part of the smart city ecosystem.

The C-ITS scenarios that will be highlighted includes:

  • Tolling
  • Variable speed zones
  • Traffic updates
  • Low emission zones
  • Hazard warning and intersection operations

Host: Q-Free Australia
Learn More: Delegates can also learn more by connecting with Q-Free Australia in the Exhibition Hall and via the digital platform.

Type: In-Person Demo
Date/Time: Daily, Monday 12 April – Thursday 15 April 2021 – 9.00am – 5.00pm AEST (every 15 mins)
Location – Meeting Point: This demonstration will commence and finish at the Glenelg Street entrance to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Capacity:
2 pax per vehicle
Bookings Required: via Registration Form or onsite at main Registration Desk (no additional fee)


Matilda by SAGE Automation – The World’s Smartest Transit Hub

Digital Demo | On demand viewing

Join SAGE Automation for this demonstration of the Matilda Smart Transit Hub, highlighting the features and technical aspects of the Matilda and its functions. The digital demo will provide an overview of the Matilda’s Smart City capabilities and how it is utilising shared data and IOT’s to increase mobility and accessibility for the surrounding community.

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Attendees viewing this digital demonstration will learn about:

  • An overview of the Matilda subsystems; including the Interactive display, ePaper screen, Artificial Intelligence system, KinTrans real-time sign-language system and more.
  • How the Matilda is taking the ‘Smart City’ vision and making it a reality by leveraging leading edge technologies to enable communications between people, public transport and the driverless vehicle fleet. Which as a result delivers a seamless transit service with the passenger, enhancing the transport experience.
  • The benefits of providing and utilising shared data, which allow systems like the Matilda to act as a centralised location for information to the public.
  • How systems are incorporating accessibility features into their designs, to increase the mobility in all regions.

Host: SAGE Automation
Learn More: Delegates can also learn more by connecting with SAGE Automation in the Exhibition Hall and via the digital platform.

Type: Digital Demo | On demand viewing
Location: via the digital platform


Next Generation Ramp Signalling Functionality by Transmax

In Person & Digital Demo | On demand viewing

Transmax is the solutions provider of the international award-winning ITS platform STREAMS. This demonstration will highlight the capability of STREAMS in enabling Smart Motorways with a focus on developments in ramp signalling operations.

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Participants at this demonstration will learn about:

  • The functionality and capabilities provided by STREAMS Smart Motorways
  • High-level summary of how ramp metering optimises the operation of a motorway
  • The benefits and outcomes provided through Smart Motorways
  • An appreciation for how Smart Motorways fits into the overall road traffic management optimisation landscape

Host: Transmax
Learn More: Delegates can also learn more by connecting with Transmax at the Queensland Pavilion in the Exhibition Hall and via the digital platform.

Type: In Person & Digital Demo | On demand viewing
Date/Time:
Tuesday 13 April 2021, 11.00am – 12.00pm AEST
Wednesday 14 April 2021, 11.00am – 12.00pm AEST
Thursday 15 April 2021, 11.00am – 12.00pm AEST
Meeting Room: at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (bookings not required)