Supported by the National Traffic Safety Committee, the first day of Smart Parking Qatar took place successfully at The Intercontinental Hotel The City, Doha. The focus was on utilizing new technologies and advanced design strategies to maximize the development, management and optimization of car parks and parking facilities in Qatar.
The Ministry of Transport and Communications, the Ministry of Municipality & Environment, the Ministry of Interior, the Public Works Authority 'Ashghal’, Qatar Rail and Qatar Foundation, attended Smart Parking Qatar. It featured a large number of exciting presentations, case studies and a panel discussion among which we can mention: “Utilizing Smart Parking Technology to advance Qatar’s national strategies” by Dr. Adnan Abu-Dayya from Qatar Mobility Innovations Center, “The future of transport and parking in Qatar” by Neil Walmsley from Arup, “Panel Discussion: Coordinating projects to ensure parking strategy is met”, and “Case study: IEGT smart parking: Automated parking solutions”.
The response to this event was hugely positive as delegates and sponsors enjoyed the high quality of the speaker panel as well as the opportunities to network with the industry’s key decision makers. “Great knowledge sharing” stated a traffic engineer from the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
Smart Parking Qatar – Day 2 will host speakers from the Ministry of Municipality & Environment, Transpo Group, KEO International, Integrated Environmental Services, Qatar Project Management, Arab Engineering Bureau Cundall Qatar, Jefferson Contracting W.L.L., and will be discussing sustainability in the parking industry including a panel discussion and 2 case studies!