2nd Annual Conference: Openness and Mobility as a Service
26 September 2017, The Atrium, London NW1
This conference showcases practical approaches to embedding Mobility as a Service in the UK.
It is an essential event for those engaged with commissioning, developing and advising on new mobility and MaaS programmes. The programme is framed around policy and strategy and will look at the principles of openness and practical case studies to demonstrate when, how and why to apply it.
It will look at case studies including MaaS activity in Greater Manchester and the West Midlands. It also includes a workshop session, led by University College London, on benchmarking openness.
17th – 19th March 2017: Manchester. TravelSpirit Hackout
This event brought together passionate developers, digital artists, IoT experts and business savvy professionals, interested in the future space of ‘Mobility as a Service’, and want to be part of delivering this at scale, through open collaboration. Working with the UITP to bring about a global programme of city specific open source challenges. The hackout sends its winner to compete at a global hack in May 2017 UITP conference in Montréal, Canada
Friday 17th March 2017: Manchester. MaaS Reloaded
A business network event to punch through rhetoric and preconceptions about what MaaS is and what it can be. We invite you to join the conversations, ask tough questions, be ambitious and think globally about how we can truly transform mobility, not in one city, but for every person in every corner of the world.
Tuesday 27th September, Paris. Open Source Asset Build.
A Technical solutions event, organised by our partners, FabMob.
Wednesday 21st September 2016, Birmingham. MaaS conference.
MaaS networking event, put on by our colleagues, the Transport Systems Catapult – a conference with TravelSpirit ‘headlining and championing’, with an emphasis on getting more Local Authorities educated and on board!
Friday 16th September 2016: London. Community Design Workshop Stage 2 (deep dive).
Hosted at the Geovation Hub in the Future City Catapult’s Urban Innovation Centre teased out and further defined the problem areas associated with Mobility as a Service. The outcome of the workshop informed our TravelSpirit Hackout event in Manchester and guided the development of our core values, and subsequent white papers on Openness.
Tuesday 6th September 2016: Hebden Bridge, Open Smart Cities @ Wuthering Bytes
We formally launched our new organisation at our 1st Annual Conference: Community Design Workshop, at Alliance Manchester Business School, UK.
The day set off with a flying start with a key note talk from the “father of Mobility as a Service”, Sampo Hietanen, followed by an inspirational talk by Gabriel Plassat, of FabMob and then a scene setting run-through of TravelSpirit by our CEO, Alex Burrows. Lucy Yu, Mobility as a Service lead for the UK government led an expert panel on ‘overcoming the barriers to innovation in transportation’ and Alison Pilling provided an insightful talk around the £150m Transport for the North Smart Ticketing Programme.