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Intelligent Transport Address & AGM

21 May @ 17:00 - 21:00

Join ITS UK on Tuesday 21 May for the second annual Intelligent Transport Address!

We are delighted to confirm that we’ll be joined by Shashi Verma, Chief Technology Officer at Transport for London, who will be giving the Address this year, presenting his vision for the future of the transport industry and how technology can support the sector going forward. His Address title is: “Smart ticketing, mobility and the future of transport: Where we are and where we’re going”.

Following the Address, there will be a panel discussion on how technology can enable a better transport sector.

Before the event, we will hold our AGM, exclusively for ITS UK Members. Non ITS UK members are welcome to sign up to the Address, but will not be allowed entry before 6pm, after the AGM has concluded.

This event will take place at Amazon’s UK HQ at 1 Principal Place, London, EC2A 2FA.

We hope you can join us for what will be an exciting evening!

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5pm | Doors Open

5.30pm | ITS UK AGM Begins

6pm | Doors Open to non-ITS UK Members

6.15pm | Welcoming Remarks

Stuart Scott, Chair, ITS UK

6.20pm | Intelligent Transport Address, titled “Smart ticketing, mobility and the future of transport: Where we are and where we’re going”

Shashi Verma, Chief Technology Officer, Transport for London

6.50pm | Panel – Reflections on the Address

7.15pm | Closing Remarks

Max Sugarman, Chief Executive, ITS UK

7.20pm | Drinks Reception

The Keynote

Shashi Verma, Chief Technology Officer, Transport for London

Shashi is Chief Technology Officer at Transport for London. After a brief time teaching at Harvard University and then working as an engagement manager at McKinsey in London, Shashi joined TfL in September 2002.

Shashi established the Corporate Finance team within TfL with responsibility for major projects and for the development of corporate strategy. He led on the development of Crossrail, a £16 billion project to build the next railway line in London, and on other projects such as the East London Line and White City, which resulted in the building of the Westfield shopping Centre.

Since 2006 Shashi has been responsible for the operation of TfL’s revenue collection system including the Oyster card, the largest smartcard based ticketing system in the world; and, advising the Mayor of London on fares and ticketing policy. In 2011 he added responsibility for integrating all customer facing activities and for running TfL’s customer service operations. Shashi has led the development of contactless payments since 2007 and implemented this successfully on TfL’s systems starting in 2012 creating a globally successful change to the payments system. In the process he has developed capability for technology development and globally leading innovation in a public sector organisation.

Since 2017 Shashi has been responsible for TfL’s integrated delivery of technology and has built a record of technology-led transformation.

In September 2021, Shashi was appointed to the Board of the Royal Mail plc as a Non-Executive Director. He is also a Trustee at the Centre for London.

Shashi has a Bachelor of Technology degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and a Master’s in Public Policy and an unfinished Ph.D. in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He taught at the Kennedy School for a year and received an award for excellence in teaching.

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21 May
17:00 - 21:00


Amazon Headquarters
1 Principal Place
London, United Kingdom
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