Capturing the Networked Society:
Intelligent Transport Systems - Connected, Cooperative and Automated

Tuesday March 24, 2015
TIME: 8:00 AM PDT / 11:00 AM EDT


Ericsson has long envisioned the arrival of a Networked Society: one in which connectivity brings people closer together than ever before, where collaboration is part of everyday life, and where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential.

The transport sector is facing major challenges regarding environmental impact, efficiency, safety and cost. But, advances within ICT is enabling vehicles, goods and travellers to be not only connected, but also to interact with one-another and Traffic Management in real time — enabling a truly Intelligent Transport System.

Ericsson is together with key players within Automotive, ICT and Transport working on roadmaps and solutions for how ICT can support Transport to be Connected, Cooperative and Automated — taking transport efficiency and safety to a new level.

This session will focus on the key enables needed for this transformation, and on how to cooperate to make it happen.

What Attendees will learn:

  • The vision of the Networked Society
  • How the Transport sector will be Connected, Cooperative and Automated
  • How Connectivity and Cloud will act as key enablers for taking the Transport sector to the next level
  • How to enable an ecosystem reaching out to vehicles, goods and travelers.

Who should attend:

  • Managers, Business developers and experts providing or buying ICT solutions for the Transport Sector
  • Telco managers and experts interested in where the Transport Sector is heading regarding Connectivity, Cloud and Automation




Sean Schneyer
Director M2M Solutions, North America, Ericsson

Sean Schneyer

Sean Kendall Schneyer, Director of M2M solutions, is responsible for working with M2M/IoT, mHealth and other emerging solutions for North America. During his 15yr tenure at Ericsson, Schneyer has stayed at the forefront of the industry working with a number of key technology areas as they were emerging such as Mobile Positioning, Multimedia Messaging System (MMS), IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS), IPTV & Media and currently M2M/IoT.

Prior to joining Ericsson, Schneyer was a lecturer and a published researcher at Karlstad University as part of the Distributed Systems and Communications Research Group (DISCO). His research focused on experimental transport protocols and their impacts on the network.

Schneyer holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Computer Science from Karlstad University in Sweden.


Stefan Myhrberg
Global Offering Leader, ITS — Intelligent Transport Systems, Ericsson

Aashu Virmani

Stefan Myhrberg is responsible for Ericssons offerings within ITS-Intelligent Transport Systems. Before joining Ericsson, Stefan has 20 years’ experience in the field of ITS, managing projects and business within Traffic Management, Traffic Safety and Road Tolling.



Carl Ford
CEO and Co-Founder
Crossfire Media

Carl Ford

Carl Ford is Co-Founder of Crossfire Media focused on the impact of communication technology on consumers and industry. Carl has been highlighting the key initiatives around the advances of the Commercial Internet since the beginning. From developing Product and service strategies to moderating meetings at ETSI, Carl’s 20+ years have always focused on the impact that service cost, regulatory and marketing issues have in rolling out new services.

As a community developer for Pulvermedia, Carl developed all of the VON Conference content. As an integral part of the IP Communications community, Carl has been instrumental in helping develop various trade organizations and has advised many companies on both strategic and technical issues to satisfy the needs of these company’s customers.



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