The 2nd Israeli Smart Transportation Research Center (ISTRC) Annual Conference is hosted by the Transportation Research Institute (TRI) at the Technion in honor and memory of Prof. Joseph (Yossie) Prashker and his research.  

The Prashker family contribution to the organization of the conference and hosting the distinguished guests is highly appreciated.

In addition to Prof. Prashker's contributions to transportation planning research and outstanding research achievements, he also served as Chief Scientist for the Israeli Ministry of Transportation (MOT) and as an adviser to the IDF on logistics and transportation.

The goal of the conference is to connect research in smart transportation with advanced practice. Bringing together leading experts and promising young researchers. The scope of the conference includes all aspects of transport systems analysis, including:

  • Vehicle and transport modes
  • Traffic management and control
  • Innovative transportation services
  • Policy, transportation planning and smart cities
  • Road users’ behavior
  • Mobility safety and security
  • Big data and analytics
  • Automation and connectivity
  • Models and algorithms


July 3-4, 2022


Technion, Grand Water Research Institute


Researchers from academia, industry and government who are involved in research on Smart Transportation


Registration is free of charge, but it is required.
Registration deadline is June 20, 2022.


See link below.

Student participation on both days is highly recommended. Hence, we will (partially) reimburse the stay cost at Haifa for students arriving from Israeli universities outside of Haifa and from abroad. Please send your request by email to until June 30, 2022.

Local Organizing Committee at the Technion:
Jack Haddad, Yoram Shiftan, Shlomo Bekhor and Tomer Toledo