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The 2nd Israeli Smart Transportation Research Center Annual Conference
The 2nd Israeli Smart Transportation
Research Center Annual Conference
July 03-04, 2022 | Technion

ISTRC Booth at the EcoMotion Main Event 2022
ISTRC Booth
at the EcoMotion Main Event 2022
May 11, 2022

Israel Innovation Authority & ISTRC Webinar on Smart Transportation - Research Opportunities
ISRAEL INNOVATION AUTHORITY & ISTRC WEBINAR ON SMART TRANSPORTATION
RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES
February 06, 2022
Recorded Event

The 2nd Israeli Smart Transportation Students Conference
THE 2ND ISRAELI SMART TRANSPORTATION STUDENTS CONFERENCE
December 15, 2021
Recorded Event (Keynote)

Look Ahead - Sensing for Autonomous Vehicles
ISTRC ACADEMIC WORKSHOP
“LOOK AHEAD – SENSING FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES”
November 08, 2021
Recorded Event

ISTRC Professional Committees Workshop 2021
ISTRC PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES WORKSHOP
November 02, 2021
Recorded Event
Corona-Research-Webinar
SPECIAL WEBINAR
ISTRC “CoroNa” Research Reports
July 21, 2021
Recorded event

The 1st Israeli Smart Transportation Research Center Annual Conference
The 1st Israeli Smart Transportation
Research Center Annual Conference
June 21, 2021
Recorded event

Big Data & The National Travel Demand Model Webinar
SPECIAL WEBINAR
Big Data & The National Travel Demand Model
June 01, 2021
Recorded event

EcoMotion Week 2021
EcoMotion Week 2021
May 18-20, 2021
Empowering & Developing Human Capital in Smart Mobility

Meet the Consortia - Special Webinar
SPECIAL WEBINAR
Meet the Consortia
May 04, 2021

 

ISERD’s Introduction to Horizon Europe Calls for Proposals for Smart Transportation - Special Webinar
SPECIAL WEBINAR
ISERD’s Introduction to Horizon Europe Calls for Proposals for Smart Transportation
April 28, 2021
Recorded event
Moving Upward to the Future of Transport: URBAN AIR MOBILITY Webinar
SPECIAL WEBINAR
Moving Upward to the Future of Transport: URBAN AIR MOBILITY
March 24, 2021
Recorded event

 

Round Tables - The Tel Aviv Metro Plan: Planning, Economic and Social Aspects
ROUND TABLES
THE TEL AVIV METRO PLAN: PLANNING, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL ASPECTS
Hosted by the Aaron Institute for Economic Policy, the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya – IDC and ISTRC
February 28, March 03 and 09, 2021
Recorded event
ISTRC 2020 Webinar Series
2020 WEBINAR SERIES
4 Webinars led by Professional Committee Chairs
Recorded event

 

 

THE 1st ISRAELI SMART TRANSPORTATION STUDENTS CONFERENCE
THE 1ST ISRAELI SMART TRANSPORTATION STUDENTS CONFERENCE
December 3, 2020
Recorded event
Meet the Industry
“Meet the Industry”
SPECIAL WEBINAR
November 03, 2020
LAUNCH EVENT
LAUNCH EVENT
June 03, 2020
Recorded event

ISTRC Booth at Ecomotion Week 2022

ISTRC Booth at the EcoMotion Main Event 2022

DATE: May 11, 2022

DETAILS:

The ISTRC booth at the EcoMotion Main Event on May 11th 2022 provided a glimpse into the Israeli academy and hosted students teams competing in international car racing competitions.

People who visited us learned about opportunities for academy-industry collaboration and research funding in the Smart Transportation domain.

MORE INFO>>


Israel Innovation Authority & ISTRC Webinar on Smart Transportation - Research Opportunities

Israel Innovation Authority & ISTRC Webinar on Smart Transportation – Research Opportunities

TARGET AUDIENCE: All Researchers in the Smart Transportation domain (from academy, industry R&D, etc.)

DATE: February 06, 2022

DETAILS:

The Israel Innovation Authority together with the Israeli Smart Transportation Research Center (ISTRC) conducted a dedicated webinar on Smart Transportation, aiming to promote collaboration between the academy and the industry researchers.

During the webinar, the Israel Innovation Authority presented their funding programs, following ISTRC’s presentation of the Center’s open Call for Research. The two opportunities are complementary to each other.

RECORDING: On the Israel Innovation Authority’s YouTube Channel

More detailed information about the webinar can be found HERE.


ISTRC Professional Committees Workshop 2021

ISTRC Professional Committees Workshop 

TARGET AUDIENCE: Smart Transportation researchers (academy, industry and public sector)

DATE: November 02, 2021

LOCATION: Bar-Ilan Center for Smart Cities, Bar-Ilan University 

DETAILS:

The ISTRC Professional Committees Workshop aims to facilitate networking and recommend topics for the ISTRC Annual Call for Research.
Information about the nine ISTRC Professional Committees can be found HERE.

RECORDING: On Bar-Ilan Centre for Smart Cities Facebook  

DETAILED PROGRAM >>


ISTRC "CoroNa" Research Reports Webinar

ISTRC “CoroNa” Research Reports
Special Webinar

DATE: July 21, 2021

CHAIR: Prof. Yoram Shiftan, ISTRC

DETAILS:

Upon the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Israeli Smart Transportation Research Center initiated a Call for Research named “CoroNa” for research proposals targeting transportation and coronavirus.

A total of 38 proposals were submitted from 13 academic institutions, of which 6 proposals won a total of ILS 550,000, involving 14 researchers from 5 academic institutions in Israel.

Click HERE to see the research topics, the names of the researchers and the academic institutions that won the “CoroNa” Call for Research.

This webinar presents the research that was carried out by the six winners of the “CoroNa” Call for Research.

RECORDINGFull webinar or specific lectures via the links below

Opening Words
Prof. Yoram Shiftan
, ISTRC

Transportation preferences during COVID19 epidemic
Prof. Gil Luria and Dr. Hadas Marciano, University of Haifa

Passenger behavior in a Level 3 autonomous vehicle used to transport Corona patients
Prof. Eyal Yaniv, Bar-Ilan University

Examining travel behavior changes among users of car-sharing services in times of COVID-19 outbreak
Prof. Tomer Toledo, Technion

Pedestrian walking patterns and traffic in Tel-Aviv, Israel, during COVID-19 quarantine and exit-quarantine policies, using BT sensor technology
Prof. Pnina Plaut and Dr. Sagi Dalyot,
Technion

Spatially-explicit modeling of SARS-CoV-2 spread by public transport
Dr. Ido Klein, Dr. Aleksey Ogulenko and Prof. Itzhak Benenson,
Tel Aviv University

Autonomous charging system
Prof. Amir Shapiro, Shmulik Edelman and Yotam Regev, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Closing words
Prof. Yoram Shiftan, ISTRC


Big Data Webinar

BIG DATA & THE NATIONAL TRAVEL DEMAND MODEL
Special Webinar

DATE: June 01, 2021

CHAIR: Dr. Ayelet Gal-Tzur, Big Data and Data Analytics Professional Committee Chair, ISTRC

DETAILS:

The webinar’s goal is to present a Ministry of Transport project for the development of the Israel National Travel Demand Model, based on a Big Data-driven demand analytics system, in which cellular data was used to estimate the amount and distribution of trips in Israel.

RECORDINGFull webinar or specific lectures via the links below

Introduction
Dr. Ayelet Gal-Tzur

Greetings
Vladimir Simon, Director, Economic Planning and Research Department, Ministry of Transport and Road Safety

Demand analytics – the methodology, the product and future applications
Dr. Israel Feldman
, Chief Scientist, Mobi – Mobility Insight

The National Travel Demand Model and its importance to plan development and implementation
Shuki Cohen, CEO, MATAT – Transportation Planning Center Ltd.

Big Data production – regulatory, business and preparatory challenges
Lior Lapid, Head of Product Development Department, Pelephone
Dov Ganor, CEO, Mobi – Mobility Insight

The potential and challenges in using Big Data for promoting the transportation system’s goals
Dr. Sagi Dalyot, Technion, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Limor Shmerling Magazanik, Israel Tech Policy Institute
Dr. Natan Pinhas, Transportation Research Institute, Technion


Ecomotion Week 2021 ISTRC Virtual Booth

Empowering & Developing Human Capital in Smart Mobility at ECOMOTION WEEK 2021

DATE: May 18-20, 2021 

MORE INFO: Ecomotion Week 2021 Portal

DETAILS:

In the ISTRC virtual booth we hosted academy representatives who provided a glimpse into challenges and initiatives of student teams and offered the opportunity to collaborate with them:


2021 Meet The Consortia Webinar

MEET THE CONSORTIA
Special Webinar

DATE: May 04, 2021

CHAIR: Tchiya Allon, ISTRC

DETAILS:

This webinar was designed to introduce to the Israeli Smart Transportation community two Consortia: AVATAR and ANDROMEDA: their goals, members, focus areas, activities and outcome.

Daniella Gera Margaliot, Smart Mobility Initiative at Israel’s Prime Minister’s Office

Moshe Avrahami, Israel Innovation Authority

Erez Nur, Avatar Consortium

Dr. Rony Ohayon, Andromeda Consortium


ISERD logo

ISERD’s Introduction to Horizon Europe Calls for Proposals for Smart Transportation
Special Webinar

DATE: April 28, 2021

DETAILS:

The Israel-Europe Research & Innovation Directorate (ISERD) together with ISTRC conducted an introduction to the Horizon Europe Programme’s Calls for Proposals in the Smart Transportation domain.

To get the most out of the webinar, please check the LIST OF TOPICS in advance.
The webinar was held in HEBREW.

RECORDING: Full webinar


URBAN AIR MOBILITY WEBINAR 2021

MOVING UPWARD TO THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORT: URBAN AIR MOBILITY
Special Webinar

DATE: March 24, 2021

CHAIR: Prof. Jack Haddad, Technion

DETAILS:
The webinar’s goal was to introduce various upcoming challenges, opportunities and perspectives in Urban Air Mobility.

RECORDING: Full webinar or specific lectures via the links below

Opening Words
Daniella Gera Margaliot, Deputy Managing Director, Smart Mobility Initiative at Israel’s Prime Minister’s Office

Factors Affecting the Adoption of Urban Air Mobility
Prof. Dr. Constantinos (Costas) Antoniou
, Technical University of Munich

Exploring Areas of Interest for Academic Contribution in UAS/UAM Domains – Present and Future
Roni Zehavi
, CEO, Rontali

Designing Swarms of Autonomous Drones
Prof. Alfred M. Bruckstein
, Technion and David Dovrat, Technion

Urban Aerial Mobility – Today (NA’AMA Initiative) and Tomorrow
Dror Ben-David
, Subject Matter Expert for the NA’AMA Initiative, Matrix IT

How Far Two eVTOLs Should Be Subject to Communication Uncertainties
Prof. Quan Quan
, Beihang University

Macroscopic Traffic Flow Control for Urban Air Mobility Systems
Prof. Jack Haddad
, Technion


ROUND TABLES
THE TEL AVIV METRO PLAN: PLANNING, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL ASPECTS

WATCH ROUND TABLE #1 February 28, 2021

WATCH ROUND TABLE #2 – March 03, 2021

WATCH ROUND TABLE #3 – March 09, 2021

DETAILS:

The event was hosted by the Aaron Institute for Economic Policy, the Reichman University (IDC Herzliya) and ISTRC, and was chaired by Prof. Omer Moav, Tiomkin School of Economics and Aaron Institute, IDC.

The objective of the round tables was to introduce to the Israeli audience the importance of the Metro plan as the core of the Tel Aviv Metropolitan Area Transportation Strategic Plan, its impact on mobility, economy, and quality of life.

DETAILED PROGRAM>>


Meet the Industry Webinar

MEET THE INDUSTRY
Special Webinar  (in Hebrew)

DATE: November 03, 2020

CHAIR: Tchiya Allon, General Manager, ISTRC

DETAILS:

The Israeli Smart Transportation Research Center facilitated a special webinar tailored to support the center’s first Annual Call for Research 2020/21.
The webinar was designed to promote collaborative research and to provide a glimpse into the industry.
Companies active in the Smart Transportation field presented their areas of interest, challenges and their potential contribution to research.
Target Audience:  All Academic Researchers


ISTRC Launch Event

LAUNCH EVENT

DATE: June 03, 2020

RECORDING: Launch Event on the center’s YouTube Channel

DETAILS:

Greetings
Dr. Anat Bonshtien, Chairwoman and Director, Smart Mobility Initiative
at Israel’s Prime Minister’s Office

Powering Public Mobility
Dr. Oren Shoval, Co-founder and CTO, Via

The Israeli Smart Transportation Research Center (ISTRC) – Presentation
Prof. Yoram Shiftan, Head, ISTRC and Tchiya Allon, General Manager, ISTRC
Presentation

The Rapidly Changing Landscape of Traveler Behavior and Values:
Emerging Technologies and an Unexpected Pandemic
Prof. Ram Pendyala, Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering
and the Built Environment, Arizona State University
Presentation