The 4th International Conference “Role and Place of Intelligent Transport Systems in Toll Highway Network of the Russian Federation. Current Development Trends” (ITSONROAD) is supported by Autonet National Technology Initiative. Implementation of the National Technology Initiative (NTI) is one of the key tasks set by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on December 4, 2014, in his Address to the Federal Assembly. AutoNet is one of the 9 NTI markets responsible for unmanned road transportation based on the development of sensor systems, and software for recognition of road situations and transport management. It is an ecosystem that unites representatives of business, science, education, government, international partners and associations in the relevant segments of the market. It is aimed at development of a competitive industry in the field of transport telematics and logistics of people and things.