ITS United Kingdom opens 2015 National Awards nominations

Thinking Highways
By Thinking Highways December 3, 2014 16:56

ITS United Kingdom opens 2015 National Awards nominations

2014 winner of the Rees Hills Award for Outstanding Personal Contribution, Keith Keen, with ITS (UK) President Steven Norris

ITS United Kingdom (UK) has opened its 2015 National Awards nominations. ITS (UK) makes up to four annual Awards for excellence in ITS:

  • The Rees Hills annual award for personal contribution
  • The young ITS professional of the year award [1]
  • Scheme or product of the year award
  • The Forward Thinking award for innovation

The awards are open to any organisation or individual with a UK business office and that has a significant UK ITS content.  For this and other purposes, ITS (UK) identify ITS as the use of IT and communications technologies for surface transport applications.

The nominations will be judged by an eminent panel of ITS professionals chaired by ITS (UK) President and former Transport Minister, Steven Norris.  The Panel Members are:-

Professor Nick Hounsell, University of Southampton
Janet Cooke, London TravelWatch
Fraser Somerville, Atkins
Neal Skelton, ITS United Kingdom
Jon Masters, Transportation Professional
Jackie Davis, Bristol City Council
Helen Blood, Imtech Traffic & Infra

The award will be made by Steve at the ITS (UK) Traffex Dinner in Birmingham on 21 April 2015 (tbc).

Nominations are now welcome. A nomination form is available at www.its-uk.org.uk. The closing date for nominations is 1 March 2015.


[1] The nominee must have presented at an ITS (UK) meeting or event prior to April 2015

Thinking Highways
By Thinking Highways December 3, 2014 16:56