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Hosting of visit of Province of Noord-Holland --- 17th April 2019

Updated Apr. 26, 2019
The 15 members of the delegation of the Province of Noord-Holland in the Netherlands visited Kyoto and ITEC at Doshisha University on April 17th.

According to Ms. Jeannet van Arum - Weggemans, the delegation leader, one of their responsibilities is the planning and operation of a road network of roads in metropolitan and rural areas. They are running an extensive program on Smart Mobility and are a front runner in the Netherlands on cooperative road vehicle systems, including real-time communication with traffic lights. They had done pilot projects with vehicles from Mercedes, Toyota and Nissan. With political responsibilities as their board is elected by Dutch voters, they are also interested in economic and societal impacts. According to Professor Bart van Arem, Delft University of Technology, the invited speaker at SIP-adus Workshop 2018 and the scientific advisor in the delegation, socio-economic impact assessment is important for the effective deployment of smart mobility systems and services. The objective of the delegation is to share experience and learn from developments in Smart Mobility in Japan.

Professor Miyoshi, Director-General of ITEC and his team had a meeting with them and exchanged a lot of useful information for both ends.

Afterwards They had lunch with ITEC staffs at “will”, French restaurant on the 7th floor, Kambaikan.
Delegation of Province of North Holland
The 15 members of the delegation of the Province of Noord-Holland in the Netherlands visited Kyoto and ITEC at Doshisha University on April 17th.

According to Ms. Jeannet van Arum - Weggemans, the delegation leader, one of their responsibilities is the planning and operation of a road network of roads in metropolitan and rural areas. They are running an extensive program on Smart Mobility and are a front runner in the Netherlands on cooperative road vehicle systems, including real-time communication with traffic lights. They had done pilot projects with vehicles from Mercedes, Toyota and Nissan. With political responsibilities as their board is elected by Dutch voters, they are also interested in economic and societal impacts. According to Professor Bart van Arem, Delft University of Technology, the invited speaker at SIP-adus Workshop 2018 and the scientific advisor in the delegation, socio-economic impact assessment is important for the effective deployment of smart mobility systems and services. The objective of the delegation is to share experience and learn from developments in Smart Mobility in Japan.

Professor Miyoshi, Director-General of ITEC and his team had a meeting with them and exchanged a lot of useful information for both ends.

Afterwards They had lunch with ITEC staffs at “will”, French restaurant on the 7th floor, Kambaikan.