Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transport

23-27 July 2012 | The Ritz-Carlton, Santiago, Chile

Organized by Departament of Transport Engineering and Logistics of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Exhibitors´ List

Giro Canada

GIRO Inc. (Le Groupe en Informatique et Recherche Opérationnelle) develops and implements integrated software solutions for planning and managing transport-related operations. Our products combine advanced operations research optimization techniques with powerful data management tools that bring tangible benefits. Established in Montréal, we serve customers in the Americas, Europe, Australia, and Asia with a special focus on public transit and postal operations. Today, GIRO Inc. employs approximately 230 full-time staff in our Montréal offices. Close ties with Montréal's research centers, universities, and colleges ensure the continued superiority of our optimization tools. In addition, GIRO has earned an excellent reputation for timely delivery of proven software and the quality of our post-implementation support.

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Caliper USA

Caliper Corporation, founded in 1983 and headquartered in Newton, MA, is a technology leader in the development of geographic information systems (GIS) and transportation software. Caliper is also a highly regarded consulting and R&D provider offering professional services in quantitative management consulting, transportation, and decision support systems development. Caliper software products are supported with extensive technical services in GIS applications and training, database development and software customization. Caliper is the developer of the TransCAD® Transportation Planning Software, TransModeler® Traffic Simulation Software, and Maptitude® Geographic Information System Software packages.

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IVU Germany

With some 300 engineers, IVU Traffic Technologies AG has for over 30 years ensured punctual and reliable transport in the world’s large metropolises. In growing cities people and vehicles are constantly on the move – a logistic challenge calling for intelligent and secure software systems. Based on the standard products of the IVU.suite, IVU develops customised IT solutions for public passenger and goods transport and transport logistics. IVU systems plan, enhance and control the deployment of vehicle fleets and staff, support the selection of locations and ensure that election results are calculated correctly. IVU products are being used by over 500 customers worldwide - be it in the form of an integrated all-round solution from a single source or interface-compatible components in a wide variety of system landscapes.

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INRO Canada

INRO designs and develops the world's most powerful and proven transport planning technology. INRO software is built to handle the rigors of complex transport systems; to account for the diverse technological, social, and economic challenges facing planners today. Our focus on professional methodologies ensures that planners can rely on the credibility of our models, and our flexible tool-kit approach gives planners the freedom to adapt and customize models to suit local needs. The Emme travel demand forecasting platform, the Dynameq dynamic traffic assignment package, and the STAN strategic freight-planning platform are collectively used in over 1000 organizations in more than 70 countries, including half of the world's largest cities.

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PTV AG Germany

The PTV Group provides cutting-edge software technology and consulting to enable customers to meet their mobility needs. It helps people plan and manage traffic and transportation, provides them with the latest traffic reports and assists them in optimising their long-term resource allocation. Since 1979, our independent corporate group has been a leading provider of products and solutions for travel, traffic and transportation planning. Our Karlsruhe headquarters acts as a development and innovation centre with tight links to research and educational institutions. We additionally maintain shareholdings and subsidiaries in Germany, Europe and every continent in the world. To satisfy the increasing Latin American demand, PTV AG will strengthen its local presence with the opening of a new subsidiary: PTV América Latina with headquarters in Mexico City is starting its business on 1 April 2012. The aim is to offer cities, engineering offices and universities advanced software solutions and professional consulting services for traffic and transportation planning, and thus improve both mobility and quality of life in Latin America.

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Nokia’s mission is simple: Connecting People. Our goal is to build great mobile products that enable billions of people worldwide to enjoy more of what life has to offer. Our challenge is to achieve this in an increasingly dynamic and competitive environment. Ideas. Energy. Excitement. Opportunities. In today's mobile world, it feels like anything is possible - and that's what inspires us to get out of bed every day.

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Important Dates

27 April 2012 Early registration
15 May 2012 Registration for Technical Visit in Curitiba and Bogota
30 June 2012 Regular registration
23–27 July 2012 Conference

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