The 2nd Qatar Smart Ticketing and Transport Forum

The 2nd Qatar Smart Ticketing and Transport Forum, organized the 26th of April after a successful first edition in 2016.

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MENA is the fastest growing region in the world in terms of infrastructure, including public transport (metro, tram, bus, and rail) both at intra- and international levels. Public transport is seen as a key strategy by the MENA decision makers to face increasing environmental challenges, to insure an equilibrated territorial development and to increase the welfare and human development of the citizens.

Seamless travels across various regional and national operators and networks, deployment of smart ticketing solutions that provide secure and easy management of urban multi-applications (public transport, banking, parking, leisure, etc.), new digital services to inform and guide travelers, anywhere, at any time, are key points to significantly increase the attractiveness of public transport.


This event is the focal point for the debate and the discussion concerning these challenges and to facilitate the emergence of innovative solutions that stimulate the sound development of public transport. It will be organized in the City of Doha, emblem for a large number of international environmental and development high-level meetings and that is set to host a large number of the venues for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.


The conference will offer to all participants a large overview of the main hot topics and structuring issues for the future of the public transport. It will be a unique opportunity to discover the last developments in these matters, such as Account Base Ticketing, mobile solution interoperability, security, certification, new tools for Customer Relationship Management, Use-Cases showing that the Smart City is yet realty thanks to Public Transport involvement in sustainable digital applications. This major event of the ITS (Intelligent Transport System) industry will gather smart ticketing specialists, high profile representatives of renowned international companies and decision-makers from Middle East transport authorities.