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An Ivorian delegation alongside French ITS leaders including Aly ADHAM, Sponsor of the ATEC Congress.

Published the 24 January 2020 in Event

From left to right: Kinapara COULIBALY, DG of the National Bureau of Technical Studies and Development (Bnetd), BOIKÉ Meability, SOTRA CEO, Aly ADHAM, Godfather of the Congress, President of the Road-SER Equipment Union and President of Isosign Africa, Ibrahima KONE, President of ITS Ivory Coast

France's smart transport players opened their 47th congress on Wednesday morning in Paris. The meeting brings together about two thousand participants. Among them, a good dozen Ivorian actors. Discovering new solutions and sharing experiences are on the agenda.
"Mobilities : Projects and Achievements". This is this year's theme. 160 conferences 34 workshops take place around this theme. Parallel, an exhibition brings together more than 60 companies and institutions, private as well as the public.

The actors present, these are : technology providers, OEMs and integrators, industrialists, design offices, Consultants, Operators, service providers, decision-makers, local authorities and mobility authorities.
Côte d'Ivoire in the movement
Participants arrived from all over France, Europe but also Africa. That's exactly, Africa, Côte d'Ivoire acts as a leading professional in Intelligent Transport Systems (STI). For this congress, The Ivorian delegation is made up of the Directors General of the National Office of Technical Studies and Development (BNETD), quipux Africa, Abidjan Transport Corporation (SOTRA), Lagunaire Transport Corporation (Stl). The Director General of Land Transport and Traffic is expected to join his counterparts.

Start-ups are also present in the delegation. The entire Ivorian delegation was honoured when the blue-white-red ribbon was cut to mark the official opening of the exhibition.. Some of the members of the delegation will participate in an international session, Thursday.

It should also be noted that Côte d'Ivoire is holding a stand this year, at the initiative of the association ITS Côte d'Ivoire.

Bartholomew KOUAME
Special Envoy to Paris (France)