DUBAI, 19th July, 2016 (WAM)–The UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, is setting the stage to host one of the most highly anticipated exhibitions of the year – NATRANS Expo 2016; which will be held from 25 to 26 October at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

The event will be hosted under the patronage of Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuami, Minister of Infrastructure Development, and Chairman of the Federal Transport Authority – Land and Maritime.

The two-day event will feature the most advanced technologies across a wide range of applications in today’s smart cities; from Road & Traffic, smart parking solutions, automatic incident & real time traffic telemetry, signals, nationwide interoperable ETC systems, metro & rail infrastructure projects, maritime and ports, security solutions to green city buses and autonomous vehicles.

Industry leaders such as Honeywell, Mitsubishi, Hyperloop, Fybr, Lean Park, Omnix International and many more will be showcasing their latest innovations and solutions at the event that aims to offer the right combination of inter-industry collaboration and public and private sector investment that will drive growth and ultimately improve access and quality of the region’s infrastructure.

Omnix International will also be showcasing its autonomous vehicle EZ10 which was jointly built with Easy Mile. Mamoun Arsan, General Manager of Omnix International said: “EZ10 is a battery-powered electric vehicle that moves in both directions because it has no specific front or rear, and can run up to four hours with AC on a single charge, while without AC it can run for up to 10 hours. We believe that NATRANS Expo is the perfect venue for showcasing EZ10 and our other solutions for smart transportation and smart cities”.

Two Technical Conferences will be running parallel to the event; one conference will be discussing sustainable transportation and one will be dedicated to IoT in transportation. The conferences aim to be the industry’s meeting point for all top transport professionals. It will deliver a diverse line up of industry experts, academics and market leaders with more than 75+ speakers from 30 countries and over 300 delegates.

Both conferences will discuss the very latest in the future of transportation systems. Key topics include: Smart Infrastructure, Future of Parking, Smart Ports and Planes, Hyperloop, walkability, IoT implementation and the 2030 vision, to name a few.

NATRANS Expo is organised by Fleming. and with the support of the Federal Transport Authority Land and Maritime. With Last Mile Consortia as the platinum sponsor, Honeywell as the Gold Sponsor, Lean Park as the parking innovation partner and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies as the Strategic Partner. Several big players in the market will also be participating at the event, such as Omnix, Fybr, Aeromobil, Mitsubishi, XRAIL, Emirates Driving Company and Tactical Partners AECOM and ATKINS.