ITE Annual Meeting & Exhibit and Transportation Camp
Pamela Goodell, Marketing Senior Director, ITE
The ITE 2016 Annual Meeting & Exhibit, taking place August 14-17 at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, CA, will feature sessions focusing on embracing the rapid change taking place in the transportation profession. Plenary sessions bookend the conference, taking a big picture look at the impact and implications of the explosive evolution of technologies on transportation from both the private and public sector, featuring executives from HYPERLOOP, Uber, the Federal Highway Administration, and the Seattle Department of Transportation.
The 26-plus technical sessions highlight thought leadership and success stories overall as well as featuring the wealth of transportation innovation taking place in California. Subject matter in these sessions cover safety considerations such as Vision Zero, traffic engineering and operations, and signal and signal systems among other transportation concerns. In addition, non-technical sessions concentrate on developing leadership capabilities and personal branding.
In addition to these sessions, the ITE 2016 Annual Meeting & Exhibit features several new and returning activities, including:
Transportation Camp: Taking place on Sunday, August 14, this conference will connect all types of transportation professionals and give everyone an opportunity to voice their outlook, ideas, and opinions on how we can work together to create better communities and positively affect the quality of life for millions of people. Registration for Transportation Camp is only $35 and is separate from overall event registration.
Technical Tours: This year’s meeting offers three tremendous “get out and experience” opportunities to see what is happening in the local community first-hand.
Post-Conference Workshops: Four four-hour workshops delve deeper in to subject matter that doesn’t fit into 60- or 90-minute sessions.
Exhibit Hall: A popular and traditional part of ITE’s annual meetings, more than 50 exhibitors will demonstrate their products, services, and software. The list of current exhibitors can be found at http://bit.ly/AM16Exhibitors.
ITE Collegiate Traffic Bowl Grand Championship: An annual favorite, this Jeopardy-style competition among ITE student chapters will crown the championing team.
ITE Awards Lunch: A not-to-be-missed celebration of transportation excellence. Attendees will recognize the accomplishments and achievements of their fellow professionals.
Networking opportunities also are a centerpiece of this meeting providing attendees with the chance solidify current relationship and make new contacts during the event. Two receptions (one on Sunday and one on Tuesday) plus multiple networking breaks provide ample time for attendees to share insight and expertise.
Prospective attendees are strongly encouraged to register for the ITE 2016 Annual Meeting & Exhibit by June 30 to take advantage of best pricing and to make their accommodation reservations by July28, the deadline for the ITE group rate at the Anaheim Marriott.
For more information on the ITE 2016 Annual Meeting & Exhibit, please visit http://www.ite.org/annualmeeting.