The EnviroInfo 2018 is the 32nd edition of the long standing and established international and interdisciplinary conference series on leading environmental information and communication technologies.
Combining and shaping national and international activities in the field of applied informatics and environmental informatics in making the world a better place for living, the EnviroInfo conference series aims at presenting and discussing the latest state-of-the-art development on ICT and environmental related fields.
Mistra SAMS first annual report covers 2017. During the programme's first year, researchers have attended conferences, round-table discussions with decision-makers, Almedalen week seminars and much more. Follow the link below to download the report.
The EU-funded competition TRA VISIONS 2018 has just awarded prizes to its young researcher winners at the end of the Opening Ceremony on Monday 16th April (12-12:30pm) of the 2018 Transport Research Arena (TRA 2018). Young researchers from all over Europe submitted innovative concepts in order to enhance smart, sustainable and integrated transport and mobility of people and goods. Mistra SAMS researcher Katrin Lättman came in second place in the cross-modal transport sector.
At the 5th ICT4S conference in Toronto later this year, Mistra SAMS researchers Anna Kramers, Tina Ringenson, Liridona Sopjani and Peter Arnfalk will present their paper: AaaS and MaaS for reduced environmental and climate impact of transport - Creating a framework to identify promising digital service innovations for reduced demand and optimized use of transport resources
Intermetra Business & Market Research Group has just released a study on combined mobility from a costumer perspective. The study was conducted on behalf of Samtrafiken, Västrafik, The Swedish Transport Authority, and Keolis.
How could blockchain technology be a foundation for designing a combined Mobility as a Service platform that benefits all of the involved stakeholders? A recent lunch seminar at ITRL explored this question.
KTH Royal Institute of Technology celebrated the 100th anniversary of its campus area in October 2017, and researchers from Mistra SAMS gave presentations on their work as part of the celebration. The talks were filmed and the videos are available now.
On the 24th of January KTH and ITRL in a larger consortium led by Nobina have started with the first long-term trial of self-driving buses. The bus line runs in Stockholm (Kista) from Kista Galleria to Scandic Victoria Tower and it is the Nordics first self-driving bus on the public road in regular traffic.
Mistra SAMS researcher Anders Gullberg has, along with Christian Landgren of Iteam, written an open letter to the Swedish Transport Administration, urging the agency to the engine of digitalization in Sweden.
Mistra SAMS yearly conference took place October 26-27 at Balingsholm hotel in Huddinge. Representatives from the consortium participated in the two-day conference and workshop. Each work package presented their progress, and the attendees considered different living labs Mistra SAMS might work with next year.
Mistra SAMS international scientific advisory panel visited Stockholm October 5-6, and held talks in their respective fields during a morning seminar on the 6th. The talks ranged from the impact of uber to the importance of configuring the child user.
Cities are critical for global development and are key to realising a sustainable future. Meanwhile, their environmental impact is significant. Transportation in and around cities causes a large proportion of the total carbon emissions. The emergence of new accessibility and mobility services is something that radically can make a difference in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Every two years his Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf invites researchers and decision-makers to discuss environmental issues. This year, Mistra's CEO Åke Iverfeldt participated in a talk with Darja Isaksson and journalist Erika Bjerström on the topic of "Environment - a social issue. What is the current agenda?"
On the 13-17 of August, Katrin Lättman, researcher in Mistra SAMS WP4, participated in Thredbo15, International Conference Series on Competition and Ownership in Land Passenger Transport. The conference took place at Stockholm School of Economics and was co-organized by VTI.