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1st Conference Day

Thursday 2 November 2023

Venue: Conference and Cultural Center of the University of Patras

8.30 - 9.15

Registration and welcome coffee


9.15 - 9.45

Conference Welcome

Moderator: Marina Kouta

Christos Bouras, Rector of the University of Patras

Athanasios Triantafyllou, Chairman of the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Patras

Yorgos Stephanedes, Professor emeritus of the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Patras

Papantoniou Panagiotis, President of HITE

Fokion Zaimis, Deputy Governor of Entrepreneurship, Research and Innovation, Region of Western Greece

9.45 - 10.45

Session I: C-Roads Greece: C-ITS Harmonization In Europe

Moderator: Athanasios Ballis

C-Roads Greece project delivers C-ITS interoperable services in Greek highways

Athanasios Ballis, I-SENSE

Pilot results of C-Roads Greece

Natalia Kalfa, Attikes Diadromes

Intelligent Traffic Management On Motorways: Shockwave Estimation

Aristotelis Ganos, Marina Kouta, Konstantina Marousi, University of Patras

C-ITS enabled traffic management technologies and Evaluation results

Evangelos Mitsakis, Areti Kotsi, HIT-CERTH

10.45 – 11.25

Session II: Freight and Logistics Solutions

Moderator: Evangelos I. Kaisar

Investigating the COVID-19 disruptions in freight transport and supply chain

Georgopoulou Christina, Amprasi Vasiliki, Papantoniou Panagiotis, University of West Attica

Autonomous Delivery Vehicle as an Enabler of Resiliency to a E-grocery Delivery Network

Dan Liu, Evangelos I. Kaisar

11.25 - 11.45

Keynote speaker: Petros Ioannou, University of Southern California

Connectivity and Central Coordination for System Optimality

11.45 - 12.15

Coffee Break


12.15 – 12.55

Session III: Innovation in Intelligent Mobility and Supply Networks

Moderator: Petros Ioannou


One Stop Shop for online reservations and data analytics to facilitate the use of SSTPAs in Greece

Georgia Ayfantopoulou, Yorgos Stephanedes, Giorgos Kokkonis, Afroditi Stamelou, Vasileios Mizaras, Dimitra Chondrogianni, Leonidas Bakouros

IBTTA’s Outlook on Emerging ITS Technologies

Bill Halkias, President Elect - 1st VP at International Bridge Tunnel & Turnpike Association (IBTTA)

The Patras Drone Declaration I

Yorgos Stephanedes, Professor emeritus, University of Patras

Vassilis Agouridas, Head of EU Public Co-Creation & Ecosystem Outreach (AIRBUS Urban Mobility)


Keynote speaker: Evangelos I. Kaisar, Florida Atlantic University

Freight Transportation: Noteworthy Practices from Europe and U.S.

13.15 - 14.15

Session IV:  C-ITS Applications and Results

Moderator: Bill Halkias

Empowering European ITS Data Exchange: The Impact and Significance of National Access Points

Chrysostomos Mylonas, Maria Stavara, Evangelos Mitsakis

CTMaaS: An innovative platform for C-ITS-enabled dynamic Traffic and Fleet Management as a Service

Areti Kotsi, Vasileia Klimi, Evangelos Mitsakis

FRONTIER EU Project: Next generation traffic management for empowering CAVs integration, cross-stakeholders collaboration, and proactive multi-modal network

Natalie Kalfa, Attikes Diadromes S.A., Paiania, Greece Georgia Gkioka, Institute of Communication and Computer Systems, National Technical University of Athens

Large scale deployment of C-ITS: Impact assessment results of the C-Roads Greece pilot

Areti Kotsi, Evangelos Mitsakis

Constructing a Conscious HMI for Safer Travel within a C-ITS Environment

Emmanuel Vasilopoulos, Theodoros Theodoropoulos Athanasios Ballis, Lazaros Giannakos, Ilias Panagiotopoulos, Angelos Amditis

SYNCHROMODE: Advanced traffic management solutions for synchronized and resilient multimodal transport services

Areti Kotsi, Evangelos Mitsakis

14.15 - 15.00

Networking Lunch


15.00 - 17.00

Session V: Deeptraffic Workshop: Collaborative intelligent transportation systems for traffic and mobility management

Moderator: Evangelos Mitsakis

Welcome and introduction

Yorgos Stephanedes, University of Patras

Collaborative Intelligent Systems Transport (C-ITS) and Traffic Management


Presentation of the National Cooperative Smart Mobility Innovation Formation & Logistics

Vassilis Mizaras, HIT - CERTH

Innovative Traffic Management solutions and products

Evangelos Mitsakis, DEEPTRAFFIC

Interactive session with the audience: "Needs and requirements for the application of new technologies for more efficient traffic management"

Participation of all participants, Coordination: Areti Kotsi, Evangelos Mitsakis, Vassilis Mizaras

17.00 - 18.00

Session VI: Safe Intelligent Systems & Consciousness Society

Moderator: Ierotheos Zacharias

Investigating the correlation of mobile phone use and unexpected incidents in urban areas

Papantoniou Panagiotis, Siouna Dimitra, Pavlou Dimosthenis, Adam Maria-Panagiota, University of West Attica

Dynamic control of mixed-used transit priority lanes in congested urban networks

Dimitrios Tsitsokas, Nikolas Geroliminis

An overview of challenges and opportunities of utilizing emerging mobile phone dataset for mobility applications: The case study of Helsinki

Charalampos Sipetas, Zhiren Huang, Alonso Espinosa Mirelles de Villafranca1

Digital Twins and the City of the Future: Sensing, Reconstruction and Rendering for Advanced Mobility

Gerasimos Arvanitis, Konstantinos Moustakas

On the use of dense low-cost sensor networks of PM 2.5 for the estimation of local emissions and the development of a warning system

Georgios Kosmopoulos, Orestis Panagopoulos, Andreas Kazantzidis


Dinner – My Way Hotel


End of 1st day

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