International Conference in Seville, Spain | 15-17 May 2013

International Conference in Seville, Spain | 15-17 May 2013

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THE CITY and Venue

Seville is the artistic, cultural and financial capital of southern Spain with a city population of just over 700,000, making it Spain’s fourth largest city. The wealth of history in Seville combined with its modern architecture makes it an inspiring city to visit. Seville tourist information

The venue hotel is the Meliã Sevilla
A 4 star superior hotel catering for both business clients and leisure visitors. It offers superior quality facilities in its central Seville location, 100 meters from bus stop, tram stop, metro station and train station, and in walking distance from many tourist attractions.

THE Co-hosting Organisations

AECA-ITV is the Spanish association representing 54 organisations performing mandatory periodical technical inspections (PTI) of in-use vehicles in Spain. Note “ITV” is Spanish for “PTI”.

VEIASA is an Andalusian government company established in 1990. It manages all PTI stations of Andalusia of which there are 54 stations with a total of 182 inspection lines.






THE Theme and Topics

Over 40 speakers from International Regulatory Bodies, Administrators, Operators, Vehicle Inspection Equipment Manufacturers and more, have provided the participants with information on current best practice and future vision on the theme, sub-themes and workshop topics.

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The Theme of the conference was: “Strategies for Benefiting Roadworthiness”.

Three sub-themes covered in moderated plenary sessions:

Challenges of new technologies for technical inspections
Making PTI more attainable for developing countries
Type approval and PTI/RSI standards; an integrated approach for the future

Three interactive workshops will cover the two first sub-themes, and “Advances in Test Equipment”.

THE Technical Visit

Learn and see about Spanish mandatory state of the art technical in-use vehicle roadworthiness inspections, in a brand new VEIASA inspection station.
The Spanish Inspection Regime
Passenger Car Inspection
Truck inspection
Moped inspection
Agricultural tractor inspection by a mobile unit

THE Programme

14 May – Tuesday
Early registrations, starting by 14.00
15 May – Wednesday
CITA General Assembbly in the morning (CITA Members ONLY!)
Technical Visit, a morning and a afternoon session
Welcome Evening at the Royal Alcazar in the Seville city center
16 May – Thursday
Full day of Plenary and Workshop sessions
Partners programme – Grazalema Natural Park
Gala Dinner with a flamenco performance
17 May – Friday
Full day of Plenary and Workshop sessions
Partners programme – Sightseeing Seville