The Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Australia Student Essay Competition is designed to inspire Australian university students to take an active interest in the application of advanced technologies to improve transport systems, while providing a chance to attend the 23rd World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems in Melbourne, 10-14 October, 2016.
ITS Australia is giving students the opportunity to promote their work and their University by attending the 2016 World Congress in Melbourne this year. It will be an opportunity to attend sessions, meet speakers and exhibitors and attend discussions, demonstrations and technical tours. This money-can’t-by experience will be educational and an opportunity to build networks and contacts with ITS specialists in Australia and around the world.
Only open to students enrolled at accredited Australian Universities.
Essay Topics (select 1)
Topic 1: Describe how autonomous and connected vehicle technology can result in significant improvements to our transport systems?
Topic 2: Describe how existing and future ITS deployments can help realisation of Smart Cities that are sustainable and liveable?
Submission Deadline – Friday 29 July 2016
How to Submit
All submissions must be made online by the deadline date: Friday 29 July 2016.
For essays – All essays must be submitted as a single PDF file.
For videos – Students must submit a link to view their video online, with the actual hard copy video file to be kept on stand-by if requested by ITS Australia.
Click here to complete the submission form and to obtain the Cover Page.
Six students, each representing Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania, will be selected as the official winners and will receive the following:
Essays will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
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