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A Global and Unique Platform for Public Transport Professionals

The Summit

The UITP Global Public Transport Summit is the world’s gathering place for public transport professionals to share ideas, innovate and make meaningful connections.

The UITP Summit is coming to MelbourneAustralia for its next edition from 14-17 December 2021, bringing together the greatest minds in mobility to champion a more sustainable future.

The Summit combines a diverse programme of Congress sessions delivered by high calibre decision-makers and thought leaders in public transport.

The event is also comprised of a world-class Exhibition covering up to 30,000m² of the latest innovations, solutions and products in mobility.

Don’t miss the opportunity for growth and development. Come and exploit the possibilities that result when the whole industry is brought together. Join us at the UITP Summit and seize this remarkable opportunity to connect with your customers and position yourself as a leader of urban mobility.

Melbourne, the city by the sea

Every two years, UITP chooses a new setting for the Global Public Transport Summit. The next edition will take place from 14-17 December 2021 in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne is considered the world’s most liveable city seven years in a row, and also has a passionate culture for advancing public transport.  Its public transport system enables more than 10 million journeys on trains, trams, buses, and coaches every single week. The city even boasts of having the world’s largest tram network (250km).

With an unprecedented period seeing investment of over $57 billion AUD (€34bn) for major transport , Melbourne is the place to position your brand and organisation as the leader of the public transport sector.  The UITP Summit in Melbourne is not only your gateway to tap into the Asian market, but it also a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience Australia and the wider region. Join us on the world stage, share your ideas, foster innovation and connect with other experts in the field.


UITP, the International Association of Public Transport, is a passionate champion of sustainable urban mobility and the only worldwide network to bring together all public transport modes. It has 1,800 member companies giving access to 18,000 contacts from 100 countries. The members are public transport operators and authorities, policy decision makers, research institutes and the public transport supply and service industry.

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Local host

The Department of Transport (DoT) brings together all transport modes to design, plan, deliver and operate Victoria’s transport system. Focused on outcomes that deliver more choice, connections and confidence in travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes. DoT’s vision is to meet the aspirations of Victorians for a transport system that is simple, connected, accessible, reliable, safe and supports a productive, growing economy.

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