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APRIL 2019

ACCEPT Institute organises a bi-annual conference of e-ticketing schemes who exchange experiences with respect to project implementation, technology and security. ACCEPT acts as a secretary to the e-Ticketing Scheme Association in Public transport. For more information about the Association, please visit www.e-tsap.net

The next meeting will take place in Birmingham, UK on 3rd and 4th of April 2019 and will be hosted by ITSO. 

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DECEMBER 2018

On 7th of December 2018, ACCEPT Institute signed a Letter of Intent to further roll out the ETC concept and systems with its partners Translink (The Netherlands), Arriva (The Netherlands), VDV-ETS (Germany), AVV (Germany), NVR (Germany) and ASEAG (Germany).

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SEPTEMBER 2018

6th of September 2018, Article CORDIS website: ' Major advance in EU-wide travel'; an interview with Roel Testroote (director of ACCEPT Institute). 

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JUNE 2018

27th of June 2018, Article Eurekarail: ' Techniek klaar voor internationaal treinkaartje'; an interview with Roel Testroote (director of ACCEPT Institute).

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FEBRUARY 2018

On 15th of February 2018 the cross-border pilot was demonstrated to the Minister of Transport from Nord-Rhein Westfalen (Hendrik Wüst) and the representative of the Province of Limburg (gedeputeerde Hubert Mackus). Together with the ETC project partners the following press release (in German) was issued.

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JANUARY 2018

Demonstration of the cross-border pilot and workshop on Account-Based Travelling.

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JUNE 2017

On 21 June 2017, Open Ticketing Institute together with Dutch transport operator Arriva presented the ETC project and its cross border pilot during the 'Dag van de Rail' conference in Utrecht (The Netherlands). Focus of this presentation are the cross border use cases and the benefits of Account-Based Traveling for travelers, e-ticketing schemes and operators. Please find the presentations: 'Cross-border public transport' and 'Cross-border travelling', available for download.