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2017 UITP Global Public Transport Summit

May 15, 2017 @ 8:30 am - May 17, 2017 @ 5:30 pm

On 15-17 May 2017, the international public transport community, including urban transport decision-makers and industry suppliers will come together in Montréal for the Global Public Transport Summit, the not-to-miss rendez-vous for urban transport professionals.

The UITP Global Public Transport Summit is a unique biennial event that covers all urban and regional transport modes. It combines a full programme of congress sessions with an extensive Exhibition of the latest solutions, innovations and products in public transport and urban mobility.


The Global Public Transport Summit is the unmissable rendezvous for any public transport professional. Now in its 62nd edition, the UITP Summit is established as the flagship event for the public transport community. Inspiring sessions create the perfect atmosphere for thoughtful debates and discussions where participants, ranging from CEOs to middle managers, have the opportunity to raise important questions and comment on controversial issues affecting their strategic and operational tasks. Do not miss! Take part in the must-attend get togethers: Welcome Reception, Wrap -Up Session, Networking Dinner,… and learn about the latest developments and trends in global public transport at the Opening Ceremony.


Featuring a huge Exhibition, the UITP Summit is known for unveiling the most important trends and developments. This edition will particularly focus on the latest innovations around the world, new players entering the sector as well as predict the future of the public transport landscape. The UITP Summit gathers public transport professionals from across the board. This is your chance to exchange ideas and challenges with likeminded colleagues, create quality relationships and network with your peers from around the world. Over the years, the event has travelled around the globe, giving its participants a chance to discover the city where the event is held and embrace its cultural aspects. This year will be no different, you will have the choice amongst several excursions around Québec and beyond. You will be able to discuss further your area of expertise during the thematic tables /networking lunches. This is also a great opportunity for you to network with your peers working in a similar field as you. Last but not least, you will be able to customise your programme to your profile and needs. Whether you are a CEO, top or mid-level manager, interested in rail, bus, emerging mobility players or other hot issues, the UITP Summit will cater for you!

A truly global event.

Every two years, the UITP Summit gathers mid– to high–level public transport professionals from over 80 countries representing some of the most renowned companies, institutions, associations and organisations.


May 15, 2017 @ 8:30 am
May 17, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
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+32-02-673 61 00
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Palais des congrès de Montréal
1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
Montréal , Québec QC H2Z 1H5 Canada
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1 514 871-8122
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