Reinhard Pfliegl
Reinhard Pfliegl

General Chair, 2012 ITS World Congress


1975 - 1977
University of Vienna (Postgraduate Studies - Secondary Education for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) - degree of Mag. rer. nat.

1974 - 1980
Technical University Vienna, Institute of Experimental Physics (Postgraduate Studies) - degree of Dr. techn. (1978)

1964 - 1972
Technical University Vienna (Physics and Material Science) - degree of Dipl. Ing.


2011 - present
Chair ITS World Congress Oct. 2011 in Vienna
General responsibility for Congress Program, Demonstration Program, International Relations

2005 - 2010
Managing Director, AustriaTech, Ltd.
Development and implementation of numerous projects in transport, logistics and information technologies (e-logistics).

2002 - 2010
Secretary of INA/PIANC (International Navigation Association) section Austria

2001 - 2008
Chairman of Scientific Council of ARSENAL RESEARCH, Vienna

2001 - present
Member of OVN Scientific Council (Austrian Association for Navigation)

2001 - 2002
Chair and Founding member for the Development of the ITS Faculty for Intelligent transportation Systems at University for Applied science, Vienna

2000 - present
Lecturer University for Applied Science, ITS Department

2000 - 2004
Head of Technology Department, Österreichische Wasserstraßen-Gesellschaft mbH - via donau (former: Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH. für Telematik und Donauschifffahrt - via donau), Vienna
Development and implementation of numerous projects in transport, logistics and information technologies (e-logistics). 1999 - present
Member of Committee for Engineering Standards 220 (Telematics) of Austrian Institute for Standards

1995 - present
Evaluator in several European technological programs (Transport, Telematics, Extended Enterprises, etc.)

1995 to present
Contract Partner and Project Manager in numerous European projects within Framework Programs 4 and 5 for Research, Technological Development & Demonstration (Transport, Telematics) and ICS (Transport & Logistics).

1980 - 2000
Employment with ALCATEL AUSTRIA (till 1987 ITT AUSTRIA)
Development of Telecommunication systems for voice and data, high speed data networks, mobile communications networks, development of GPS applications , development of applications for transport, traffic and logistics.

1980 - present
University Lecturer, Diploma and Internship Tutor for different Technical and Business Schools and Universities
Telecommunication systems, satellite navigation systems, Telematics applications for transport, Intelligent transport systems (ITS)