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Industrial Track

The VEHITS Industrial Track is aimed to complemented the main conference with a dedicated area for practitioners and academics who are interested in transforming research results into practice.

The Industrial Track main goal is to bring together researchers and practitioners in order to discuss experiences and evaluate results towards a broader understanding of upcoming needs in the area of Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems.

The Industrial Track is also an excellent vehicle for companies to advertise and promote their innovative products and services, connect with other companies and engage in discussions about research and development initiatives.

This event is held in parallel with a set of related conferences that attracts more than 800 participants from more than 60 countries in all continents, creating opportunities for knowledge and technology sharing, and facilitating future collaboration networks involving industrial project partners and interested conference delegates.


Joe Gibbs

Brief Bio
Mr. Joe Gibbs is the Business Development Manager for Lero, the Irish Software Research Centre with responsibility for management of Industry Collaborative Research relationships. Mr. Gibbs has over 30 years industry experience prior to joining Lero, 15 years of which was at senior level in multinationals and SME's in Automotive R&D in the development of both after-market Diagnostic Equipment, and Vehicle Components for OEM’s and Tier 1 suppliers. He has a strong professional interest in Vehicle Telematics and in Automated Vehicles and is involved in a number of research initiatives in this area.


Connected and Autonomous Vehicles – Disruption in the Marketplace


Available soon


Industrial Track on Urban Mobility
- Safe integration of automated vehicles within the urban environment
- Mobility as a Service – the challenge of moving an individual from one point to another with seamless mobility

Industrial Track on Vehicle Security
- Secure vehicle operating in an unsecure environment
- Vehicle as a cyber physical entity

Industrial Track on Modelling
- Model based optimization strategies for predictive and adaptive algorithm development;
- Multi-scalable (from component to system) models for electric energy storage (batteries, super-capacitors, etc.) and electric energy conversion devices

Industrial Track on Safety
- Increasing Safety in Smart Vehicles through Situational Awareness and Self-Adaptation
- Safety guarantees in Autonomous Vehicles

Industrial Track on Business Models
- Platooning as a service
- How will electric and automated transport change logistics business models?


Paper Submission: October 30, 2017 (expired)
Authors Notification: December 15, 2017 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration: January 4, 2018 (expired)


Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the tracks listed above. Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex formats) are available at: Paper Templates
Please also check the Guidelines.
Papers should be submitted electronically via the web-based submission system at: http://www.insticc.org/Primoris


After thorough reviewing by the Industrial Track advisory board, all accepted papers will be published in a special section of the conference proceedings book - under an ISBN reference and on CD-ROM support - and submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), INSPEC, DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index) and Scopus. SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).

All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library


VEHITS Industrial Track Secretariat

e-mail: vehits.secretariat@insticc.org