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Press accreditation

Press accreditation for the 2017 UITP Global Public Transport Summit is available!

If your application for accreditation is approved, you will receive a confirmation email. A week before the event, you will receive another confirmation email with a bar code. On-site you will be able to print your badge using this code.

Please note:
Press accreditation is reserved for journalists in possession of a valid press card.
Questions? Please contact us.

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Press Activities

Companies wishing to organise press activities during the UITP Global Public Transport Summit are invited to contact us first in order to confirm availability (if you wish to book the press conference room) and to decide on the best moment to organise an activity.

UITP has reserved a press conference room in the Palais des congrès de Montréal. Please enquire for availability.



04.00pm – 06.00pm: Opening ceremony (level 7 / room 710)



09.30am – 10.30am: Opening of Exhibition

10.15am – 11.00am: UITP Global Public Transport Summit opening press conference with local hosts (Level 5 / press conference room)

11.00am – 11.30am: Official opening of ‘Place au Transport’

11.30am – 12.00am: Transdev press conference (Autonomous Shuttles Departure area – Place J-P Riopelle)

01:30pm-02:00pm: Bombardier Press Briefing (Level 4 / room 441)

02.00pm – 02.30pm: Syntony press conference (Level 5 / press conference room)

02.30pm – 03.00pm: STIB press conference (Level 5 / press conference room)



10.00am – 10.45am: Volvo press conference: ‘Make your city prosper – the electromobility evolution by Volvo’ (stand 2K130)

04.00pm – 05.30pm: Plenary session (level 7 / room 710)



04.00pm – 05.30pm: Closing session (level 7 / room 710)


Press Materials

Press Kit


Click below to download the press kit for the 2017 UITP Global Public Transport Summit, which includes all you need to know about the biggest event in public transport.
Press kit in ENGLISH      Press kit in FRENCH




18 May 2017 UITP Global Public Transport Summit offers a glimpse at the future of urban mobility Download
17 May 2017 UITP Awards recognise ambitious and innovative mobility projects Download
2 May 2017 UITP Summit to host World Premiere public transport innovations Download
6 April 2017 US transit visionary to give keynote at UITP Summit Download
25 March 2017 Hack to the future: global showdown in Montréal Download
25 February 2017 Digitalisation and MaaS key focus at Global Public Transport Summit in Montréal, Canada Download
25 May 2016 Countdown begins to Global Public Transport Summit in Montréal, Canada Download




16 May 2017 Public Transport Company (PTC), the joint-venture between RATP Dev and SAPTCO, signs major agreements with Mercedes-Benz and with MAN to acquire around 1,000 buses for the future Riyadh bus network. Download
15 May 2017 The S.M. Group International Inc. (SMi), Télécommunication Grimard and PowerTrunk selected to deploy the new TETRA radio network for the STM Download
15 May 2017 Le Groupe S.M. International Inc. (SMi), Télécommunication Grimard et PowerTrunk choisis pour réaliser le nouveau réseau de radiocommunication TETRA de la STM Download
15 May 2017 North American Transit Agency is Qualifying CSiT’s TRANSIS-Train On Board Communications System Powered by Kontron TRACe™ Transportation Computers Download
12 May 2017 SNC-Lavalin Rail & Transit experts congregate at the UITP Summit to discuss the future of transportation Download
12 May 2017 Les experts du marché Transports collectifs et férroviaires de SNC-Lavalin se réunissent au Sommet de l'UITP pour parler de l'avenir du transport Download
12 May 2017 Safra unveiling the most innovative bus on the market at the Global public transport summit in Montreal Download
12 May 2017 Safra présente le bus le plus innovant du marché au Sommet mondial du transport public à Montréal Download
10 May 2017 UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2017: Voith presents efficient and sustainable solutions for urban transportation Download
10 May 2017 Transdev Invites UITP Attendees to Experience Driverless Shuttle Download
10 May 2017 Transdev invite les participants au Congrès Mondial de l’UITP à monter à bord de sa navette autonome Download
8 May 2017 Transdev shares a vision for the future of mobility at the UITP world congress in Montreal Download
8 May 2017 Transdev présente sa vision de la mobilité du futur au Congrès mondial de l'UITP Download
19 October 2016 Voith SmartServices Optimize Vehicle Use and Maintenance of Buses Download


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We therefore encourage you to spread the word as much as possible about the biggest event in public transport.

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For any press enquiries or questions about press activities during the Global Public Transport Summit please do not hesitate to contact us:

Andrew Canning
Press & Media Manager
+32 2 663 66 39

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