Hear what our past attendees have to say...


"A great event"

Jeff Knueppel, General Manager, SEPTA

“I thoroughly enjoyed the SmartTransit Congress. The topics were relevant and the networking was incredible.  I learned something every day of the session. Time well spent.”

Michael J. Rock, Acting Director, System Safety and Security, SCRRA

“SmartTransit had a very good range of guest speakers. There is something to be learnt, no matter what you do in the industry.”

William Whitford, Director of Business Development, Local Motive and Electronics Group, Wabtec


“The focus of Global Transport Forum's events, and the quality of the attendees, makes it the industry’s only must attend event.”

Alan Tilles, Chairman, Joint council on Transit communications

“The key speakers, case studies, technical seminars, panels and exhibitors were very informative! I was able to bring back information to assist with our response to submittals and IT issues.”

Dana Owens, IT Project Manager, NJ Transit

“Excellent event! Very valuable to meet so many people in the Industry in such a short time frame. I’m looking forward to the next edition already.”

Tom Ceunen, Sales Director, OTN Systems

“The best conference organiser out there. Best events I’ve been to. Excellent.”

George Hacken, Senior Director, Vital Systems, NYCT

"The speakers were excellent and sessions very good. I would certainly be interested in attending again”

Michael Walk, Acting Director of Operations Planning & Scheduling, Maryland Transit Administration

“It is a great networking platform where you get updated about the newest technologies in the industry.”

Constantin Zachrau, Sales Manager, Lufthansa Systems

“Global Transport Forum's events in North America are the ideal place for me to network with professionals in the Rail Industry.” 

Tom Ceunen, Sales Director North America, OTN Systems


"The event was well organized. Everyone was very friendly and easily approachable. I would definitely attend again."

Peter Kito, Sales Manager, Japan Radio Co., Ltd.


“SmartTransit is a “must attend” event for anyone in the field of transportation. It allowed me to see what others are doing in their cities and metropolitan areas.”

Crystal Scott, Contract Administrator, Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS)


“The speakers were relevant and excellent, and the opportunity to interact, ask questions and network with attendees was easy.”

Clarence Kemper, Business Development Manager – Park & Ride, SkiData Inc


“I was in awe during my first experience here! I will be at next year’s SmartTransit Conference.”

James Acker, Sales Director, SEPTA


“The agenda was really up to date with the latest trends in this industry. Presentations covered a good level of detail such as the technical challenges of communications in modern times”

Eugenio Lucente, Application Engineer, HUBER+SUHNER AG

“I was impressed with how well everything was done.  I made excellent contacts and I learnt valuable information that will help us in achieving our goals. I also enjoyed the “Dinner with Strangers” evening.  It was a great way to make new contacts and have a pleasant evening. The event was well organized and a pleasure to attend.”

Robert Stewart, Chairman, National Association of Railroad Passengers


“No Improvement necessary. Very informative presentations and I will attend again.”

Ben Murray, Systems Engineer, Firetide Inc