Stakeholder Consultation, Turin, November 3-4

Proceedings now available

The Turin consultation is the second of 3 consortium meetings currently planned, to seek feedback on initial modeling efforts.  The first was held in San Diego (June 24-25), and the third will be in Redlands CA (December 7-8).


Jolly Hotel Ligure
Piazza Carlo Felice 85
10123 Turin
Phone +39-011 55641
Fax +39-011 535438
Rate ITL 300,000/night (approx USD 132, EUR 155 as of Oct 16)
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Status as of Oct 22: rooms are available for the nights of November 2-4, but the night of November 5 is sold out.

The meeting is being held just prior to the ITS World Congress.  Details on alternate accommodation, travel, sightseeing etc can be found at the Congress web site.


Agenda (preliminary)

Friday, November 3

1300 Kick-Off and Introductions
Dr Val Noronha, Director, Vehicle Intelligence and Transportation Analysis Laboratory (VITAL)
University of California, Santa Barbara
1330 Introduction to UNETRANS
Mr Ernest K Ott, Transportation Industry Manager
1400 Intro to the Geodatabase and data modeling in ArcGIS 8
Ms Jennifer Cadkin, GIS Application Specialist, Technical Marketing
1445 Coffee break
1500 Presentation of the draft design of the UNETRANS data model 
Mr Kevin Curtin, Department of Geography
University of California, Santa Barbara
1600 Introduction to the Transportation Object Platform (TOP) 
Dr Otto Nielsen
Danish Technical University
1730 Discussion
1830 Optional: meet for group dinner ... not provided by ESRI ... every one is responsible for their own bill

Saturday, November 4

0900 Group Discussion and preparation for breakout sessions Noronha & team
1000 Breakout meetings
1200 Lunch
1400 Breakout groups present reports
1530 Coffee break
1600 Group discussion (w/ breakout team input) Noronha
1700 Next steps for UNETRANS Noronha and Ott

Technical Contacts

For further information please contact one of the UNETRANS technical team reps (below).


Jennifer Cadkin <>
Ernie Ott <>


Kevin Curtin <>
Mike Goodchild <>
Val Noronha <>