Podcar City 2015 – Silicon Valley, USA

2015: Silicon Valley (USA)

Podcar City 9 was held as scheduled November 4-6, 2015. The first of the conference presentations has been posted into the Documents section to the right — look for the prefix ‘After’. The others will follow over the next several days.
Welcome to the 9th International Podcar City Conference – Silicon Transportation! About the conference The conference program will address the role of podcars and automated transit networks in multimodal shared mobility; and the interplay between mobility, energy, cityscape and livability. Podcar City 9 is coming November 4-6, 2015 to Silicon Valley, the home of technology innovation, automation and entrepreneurship.November 4, 5 PM

Opening reception at the Spartan Superway Design Center, 128 East St John St., San JoseNovember 5 & 6, 8 AM – 5 PM

Conference at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts (MVCPA)November 5, 7 PM
Dinner at the Adobe House, Mountain ViewPodcar City is organized by the Institute for Sustainable Transportation of Sweden and its sister organization, the International Institute of Sustainable Transportation, INIST of California, and sponsored by the Advanced Transit Association, ATRA. — Podcar City conferences have been held since 2007 in Sweden, Germany and the USA.

Expected participants and target groups. We anticipate an audience of 150-250 professionals and an additional 100 university students from several career paths. The main target groups are city planners, transit planners, consultants, architects, engineers, investors, developers and elected officlals.

Opportunities for sponsoring and participation

The Mountain View Center for the Peforming Arts will have ample space for showing products and services. Leading up to the conference, six newsletters will be sent to an audience of over 1000 professionals, announcements will be made in world calendars focusing on transportation, energy and sustainable development. Every year the PCC conference invites local, regional, national and international media and has over the years drawn significant interest

We collaborate closely with sponsors and offer high value packages, beginning up to ten months before the actual conference. For some of our standard packages, please see next page. We also do provide special packages for governments, non-profits, exhibitors and cities.


The Program Committee has received abstracts for papers, posters, and presentations. The conference program is nearing completion with details of speakers and program topics now available in the Documents section on the upper right side of the page.   Or, the brief program schedule is here.


Conference registration is the left button below. For those paying by check or European invoice, it is the only registration needed. Credit card and PayPal payments are accepted on the INIST site via the Secure Payments Button on the right. The INIST site requires a separate login solely for purpose of accepting credit card information.