Connected Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) & Intelligent Mobility (IM)

13 Feb 2017
Connected Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) & Intelligent Mobility (IM)
Roger Cruickshank
Global Director of Transport for Atkins Acuity
Ian Machen
Head of Intelligent Mobility (IM) and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)
 Date: 13th February 2017
Time: 6.00 p.m - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Auditorium, 1st Floor, Block 11, The British University in Dubai.
Dubai International Academic City  

Event Brief:
A world with Driverless Vehicles is fast approaching and Dubai expects to play a major role in this Future Transport phenomena moving forward. As a global expert in integrating technology and infrastructure, Atkins is already pioneering intelligent mobility solutions in projects worldwide. We are supporting the RTA as the city prepares for electric vehicles, helping Colorado achieve its vision for RoadX and leading on two UK connected and autonomous vehicle research projects, Venturer and Flourish.  To explore in more detail the impacts of introducing CAVs into our cities, BUiD is pleased to welcome two of Atkins' locally based Transport experts - Roger Cruickshank and Ian Machen to present and take questions on this fascinating topic.

About the speakers:

Roger Cruickshank is the global director of transport for Atkins Acuity. He has over 25 years experience advising on a wide range of transport projects, from inception through to implementation, in both the public and private sectors globally. He expertise are in developing unique solutions and demonstrating key project benefits. He has technical expertise on integrated transport projects, ports and airports, transport policy, public transport and urban planning programmes. Roger has a degree in transportation engineering and is a member of the Atkins Fellowship, promoting technical excellence in the transport sector.






Ian Machen head of Intelligent Mobility (IM) and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) team in the UAE. Ian is a Chartered Engineer and has been based in the UAE since 2010 and was previously with Atkins UK.

Ian's background has been based around network management and the tools to enable this within the transportation industry. He has designed built and operated a number of control centres and enhanced performance by implementing standardisation through the roll out of process and complimenting software tools.

Ian has recently delivered a number of high profile IM and ITS based projects across the Middle East; this has included strategic advice on the implementation requirements for electric vehicles and autonomous parking systems, transport network improvement, public information and control centre improvements.




For further information, call 04-279 1400

The British University in Dubai

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