The Internet of Things in Transportation and Logistics

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Hilton Orrington/Evanston Hotel, 1710 Orrington Avenue, Evanston, Illinois

This technical workshop, held in conjunction with the Fall 2015 meeting of the NUTC Business Advisory Council, discussed the current applications of the Internet of Things (IoT) in transportation and logistics settings. IoT describes a network of physical and mobile objects or “things” embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity. In a transportation system, dynamic interaction between these “things” enables vehicular communication, smart traffic control, logistics and fleet management and optimization, intelligent port operations, vehicle control, and energy, maintenance and safety management, among others. The workshop featured speakers from transportation firms, internet infrastructure companies, and technology providers for the transportation industry, and will describe applications in trucking, rail, and port operations, and more.



Presentations 

Hani S. Mahmassani
William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation
Director, Northwestern University Transportation Center
What is the Internet of Things, and Why Should
We Care?

Sunny Bajaj
Director, Telecom Engineering, Transport and Infrastructure, BNSF Railway

IoT and Big Data
Darryn Faulkner
Vice President, Latin America, Navman Wireless
The Internet of Things is Talking, Are You Ready
to Listen?
Presentation Coming Soon!
Kyle Connor
Business Development Manager, Transportation Cisco Systems, Inc.
Digital Transportation for Improved Safety, Mobility, and Efficiency