ITE 2015 International Annual Meeting & Exhibit




Register now to join transportation and allied professionals from across the United States and around the world August 2–5 at the Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, FL. The ITE 2015 International Annual Meeting and Exhibit brings together more than 1,000 attendees to listen to transportation experts, share insight and experiences, and hear about the key issues impacting transportation as well as learn about the latest products, services, and technologies from exhibitors.
 
ACCOMMODATIONS
The Diplomat Resort & Spa, 3555 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019 USA
To make reservations, please call the hotel at 1-954-602-6000. 

PROGRAM - Scroll down for information on program, seminars, guest & technical tours.

Online registration is now closed. Registrations can be made onsite. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Pam  Goodell at pgoodell@ite.org or +1 202 785 0060 ext 128.



 
 
 
 
 
 

Refund Policy: 
Full refunds will be given for cancellations received by July 10, 2015. Cancellations received between July 11–24 will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee. No refunds will be given after July 25. 

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When:
8/2/2015 - 8/5/2015
Where:
The Diplomat Resort & Spa
3555 South Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019 USA

Program

   

Saturday, 01 August 2015

 
Category:
LeadershipITE
Track:
217
Time:
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM

Sunday, 02 August 2015

 
Fee: $250.  Continuing Education – 6.5 PDHs. This course is eligible for the following certification renewals: PTOE, PTP, AICP Participants will analyze a corridor and a critical intersection in Hollywood, evaluating its potential as a multimodal street and applying interim design strategies, intersection design strategies, and street typologies, as well as other topics addressed in the Guide.  Click on the seminar title for more details.
Category:
Seminar
Track:
Room 220
Time:
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM
Category:
LeadershipITE
Track:
Room 217
Time:
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM
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Category:
Technical & Guest Tours
Time:
12:45 PM - 4:30 PM
12:45 PM
An Interactive Design Charette Workshop.  Continuing Education – 4 PDHs.  This workshop will address current developments and plans in automated vehicle technologies. Participants will break into small groups to work on design challenges in their specific area of interest, including: freeway facilities design, complete streets, transit circulation or BRT systems, urban planning, and regional planning. They will develop and share concepts for subsequent group discussion with the goal of identifying potential next steps for ITE.  Click on the seminar title for the facilitators.
Category:
Seminar
Track:
Room 216
Time:
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room 214
Category:
Program
Time:
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
1:00 PM
Room 214
Category:
Program
Time:
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
3:00 PM
Category:
Program
Time:
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM
4:15 PM
Room 214
Category:
Program
Time:
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
5:00 PM

Monday, 03 August 2015

 
If you would like to bring a guest(s), please purchase these under "Additional Social Event Tickets."
Category:
Program
Time:
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
7:30 AM
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Category:
Additional Social Event Tickets
Time:
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
7:30 AM
Opening Plenary. Keynote Speaker: Manny Diaz, former two-term Mayor of Miami, Florida. Sponsored by VHB
Category:
Program
Time:
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
8:45 AM
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Category:
Technical & Guest Tours
Time:
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM
Room 214
Category:
Program
Time:
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
11:00 AM
Category:
Program
Time:
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
11:00 AM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Learning Objective: Speakers will discuss the causes of wrong way driving and associated counter measures.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 1
Time:
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
11:00 AM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Sponsored by the ITE Ethics Standing Committee and co-sponsored by the ITE Consultants Council. Learning Objective: Speakers will explore ethical issues facing our profession. Do differences exist and why? Speakers will highlight global ethical differences and discuss ways forward.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 2
Time:
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Sponsored by the ITE Transportation Systems Management & Operations Council. Learning Objective: The march to fully autonomous vehicles is changing and will continue to change how we do our jobs. This continuum will transform how we plan, design, and operate our transportation system. Key insights from leading industry representatives will be shared.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 3
Time:
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
11:00 AM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Learning Objective: What happens when objectives and interests intersect? This session will include Speakers from different design movements sharing their perspectives. Will they bring it altogether?
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 4&5
Time:
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
11:00 AM
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Category:
Program
Time:
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
12:30 PM
Invite Only
Category:
Program
Time:
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
12:30 PM
Invite Only
Time:
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
12:30 PM
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Category:
Additional Social Event Tickets
Time:
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
12:30 PM
Room 220
Category:
Program
Time:
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room 214
Category:
Program
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
2:00 PM
Room 217
Category:
Program
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
2:00 PM
Guided tours will be given of the SMART SunGuide TMC and BCTED facilities. Participants will observe and speak directly with operators and learn more about on-going projects such as the countywide “Green Lights Program” which was launched in 2010 as a major initiative for retiming signals throughout Broward County. Sponsored by RS&H.
Category:
Technical & Guest Tours
Time:
2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
2:00 PM
Can the Current Process Keep Pace with the Demand for Change. And Should It? Click on session title to view the speakers. Learning Objective: Design and operational changes to accommodate all users present interesting challenges for our system of signs, markings, and signals. Panelists will discuss if we can we develop the new system using the consensus standards building process. Don’t miss this potentially controversial and thought-provoking session.
Category:
Program
Track:
Great Hall 1
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
2:00 PM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Learning Objective: The City of Fort Lauderdale has embraced the concept of complete streets in changing policies and design to transform its downtown from an auto-centric environment into a multimodal, pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly community. This session will provide insight into Fort Lauderdale’s program and provide added value for those able to join the Tuesday morning tour.
Category:
Program
Track:
Great Hall 2
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
2:00 PM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Sponsored by the ITE Grade Crossing Committee TENC 102-02. Learning Objective: This session provides an overview of how our industry is providing for busway traffic operations and safety. Panelists will compare and contrast busway and BRT facilities and their interface with on-street alignment sections.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 1
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
2:00 PM
Conversation Circle. Click on session title to view the speakers. Sponsored by the ITE Transportation Safety Council and ITE Transportation Planning Council. Learning Objective: Participants will gain an understanding of macroscopic safety prediction in the transportation planning process. Where is it? What is the state of the practice? Which MPOs are already doing this today? What is the future of the approach?
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 3
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
2:00 PM
Learning Objective: Participants in the LeadershipITE program will present current work on their team projects, which cover a variety of topics of interest related to the ITE organization and the transportation profession. The goal of the session is to facilitate discussion and solicit feedback on the teams' ideas and preliminary findings.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 2
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
2:00 PM
Category:
Program
Time:
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room 217
Category:
Program
Time:
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
4:30 PM
Category:
Program
Time:
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
4:30 PM
Room 216
Category:
Program
Time:
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
4:30 PM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Learning Objective: What are the cyber threats to our transportation system? What happens if a major urban center’s traffic signaling system was hacked? This session will provide a candid look at what transportation professionals need to know.
Category:
Program
Track:
Great Hall 1
Time:
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
4:30 PM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Learning Objective: Session panelists will delve into an ongoing topic that has a growing and emerging impact for transportation professionals on the application of trip generation.
Category:
Program
Track:
Great Hall 2
Time:
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
4:30 PM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Learning Objective: FHWA’s EDC is a state-based model to identify and rapidly deploy proven but underutilized innovations. Its goal is to shorten the project delivery process, enhance roadway safety, reduce congestion and improve environmental sustainability.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 1
Time:
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
4:30 PM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Learning Objective: This session moves a lively virtual conversation in the ITE Community to a face-to-face discussion with the opportunity for audience participation.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 2
Time:
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
4:30 PM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Sponsored by the ITE Complete Streets Council and Pedestrian and Bicycle Standing Committee. Learning Objective: A workshop to discuss key initiatives and develop a strategic vision and action plan for the coming years for the newly created ITE Complete Streets Council.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 3
Time:
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
4:30 PM
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  The kick-off to the International Collegiate Traffic Bowl! Join fellow meeting attendees and traffic bowl contests while we enjoy some locally-inspired cuisine and cocktails before watching the Traffic Bowl.
Category:
Additional Social Event Tickets
Time:
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
6:30 PM
The kick-off to the International Collegiate Traffic Bowl! Join fellow meeting attendees and traffic bowl contests while we enjoy some locally-inspired cuisine and cocktails before watching the Traffic Bowl.

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Category:
Program
Time:
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
6:30 PM
Open to all annual meeting attendees!Come out and cheer for your favorite college traffic team at the Intercollegiate Traffic Bowl Grand Championship! The Traffic Bowl is a Jeopardy-style competition for ITE Student Chapters designed to to test students' knowledge of transportation planning and engineering topics.
Category:
Program
Time:
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 PM

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

 
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Category:
Program
Time:
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM
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Category:
Additional Social Event Tickets
Time:
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM
This 10-mile bicycle ride will take you along the one-of-a-kind oceanfront promenade Hollywood Beach Broadwalk that stretches nearly two and a half miles along the Atlantic, making few stops along the way to a nature center, guided by those who are lucky enough to call this paradise home. The ride will be on both exclusive and shared bike lanes. Medium level of rider experience recommended. Bikes provides; participants should bring helmets. Sponsored by Iteris
Category:
Technical & Guest Tours
Time:
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
8:00 AM
City of Fort Lauderdale, traditionally known as the springbreak town, has established itself as a world-class international business center. The City has invested a lot in recent years, in terms of both policies and infrastructure, to transform its downtown from an auto-centric environment into a multimodal, pedestrian and bicycle-friendly community. Downtown Fort Lauderdale has become the regional activity center and attracted the group of young people, the Millennials who are driving less and looking for transportation options, to live and stay in this vibrant environment. The tour will take you through downtown Fort Lauderdale to witness this transformation, and see the exciting multimodal development and facilities, transportation innovations, and future transportation infrastructure, etc.
Category:
Technical & Guest Tours
Time:
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
8:30 AM
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Category:
Technical & Guest Tours
Time:
9:00 AM - 1:15 PM
9:00 AM
Room 303. Click on link for description.
Category:
Program
Time:
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM
9:15 AM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Sponsored by the ITE Advocacy Committee and ITE Younger Member Committee. Learning Objective: What impacts will shifting trends in vehicle miles of travel per capita have on our profession and ITE? What is ITE’s ethical responsibility as a voice of the transportation industry? Panelists discuss how and if the existing tools will need to be adapted to fit this changing landscape.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 1
Time:
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM
9:15 AM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Sponsored by the ITE Sustainability Standing Committee. Learning Objective: What is a Mobility Hub, how does it differ from Transit Oriented Development, and what are the best/emerging/promising practices for Mobility Hub planning, design, implementation and operation?
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 3
Time:
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM
9:15 AM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Learning Objective: An overview of transportation alternatives and their impacts on trips generated will be covered by panelists.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 2
Time:
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM
9:15 AM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Learning Objective: Assessing needs and applying countermeasures towards the zero deaths initiative. Review various safety tools and programs being utilized around the country.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 4&5
Time:
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM
9:15 AM
Time:
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM
9:15 AM
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Category:
Program
Time:
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM
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Category:
Additional Social Event Tickets
Time:
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM
This exciting three-in-one tour includes stops at the Miami International Airport and Miami Intermodal Center, together with an on-board Tri-Rail presentation! Miami International Airport (MIA) offers more flights to Latin America and the Caribbean than any other U.S. airport, is America’s second-busiest airport for international passengers, boasts a lineup of 100 air carriers and is the top U.S. airport for international freight. Located just east of the Miami International Airport, the Miami Intermodal Center (MIC) is a massive $2 billion ground transportation hub being built by the Florida Department of Transportation. Operated by the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA), Tri-Rail serves Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties, the fifth largest urbanized area in the United States with more than five million residents.
Category:
Technical & Guest Tours
Time:
2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
2:00 PM
Category:
Program
Time:
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
2:15 PM
Room 216
Category:
Program
Time:
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
2:15 PM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Learning Objective: Members of the ITE Delegation will share how the UK is addressing common challenges we face and how we adapt what they have done to our specific environment. Panelists will discuss areas such as transportation policy, management, funding, operations, and safety. What did we learn in London and how do we apply it?
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 1
Time:
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
2:15 PM
Conversation Circle. Click on session title to view the speakers. Sponsored by the ITE Roundabout Committee. Learning Objective: This session will discuss important aspects of modern roundabout design for potential roundabout users other than standard motorized vehicles such as bicyclists, pedestrians, ADA Accessibility, emergency vehicles, heavy vehicles, and motorcycles. Panelists will address how to successfully apply the latest techniques and best practices for accommodating and designing roundabouts for these users.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 3
Time:
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
2:15 PM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Learning Objective: To gain greater understanding of the use of adaptive traffic control strategies, specifically related to light rail transit; gain greater insights of operational experiences with the adaptive traffic signal control system, known as SCATS and understand implications and experiences of the management of maintenance and operations of the ITS end devices systems for VDOT.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 2
Time:
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
2:15 PM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Sponsored by the ITE Transportation Education Council. Learning Objective: What are the needs of employers? Hear employer perspective on the knowledge and skills that graduating engineers need for the workplace. Identify and discuss the broad spectrum of job needs and priorities in transportation nationwide; identify training and development gaps in the engineering curriculum and develop partnerships across the ITE membership to address and fill these gaps.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 4&5
Time:
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
2:15 PM
Invite Only
Category:
Program
Time:
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
3:00 PM
Room 216
Category:
Program
Time:
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
4:30 PM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Sponsored by the ITE Transportation Expert Witness Council and ITE Pedestrian and Bicycle Standing Committee. Learning Objective: Learn directly from a panel of expert witnesses on how to recognize the basis for claims against a public agency; understand the concepts of risk management in an organization and individually; utilize publications, procedures, data systems and documents to help defend against claims; and understand the importance of having a responsive approach to public safety concerns.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 3
Time:
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
4:30 PM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Sponsored by Jacobs Engineering Inc. Learning Objective: Panelists will lead a discussion on various issues associated with accessibility for visually-impaired pedestrians plus other successful roundabout innovations in Florida.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 2
Time:
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
4:30 PM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Sponsored by the ITE Parking Council. Learning Objective: A case study that includes the perspectives from the city, the consultant and the community. Panelists will discuss various means and methods of how to manage the use of on- street parking in an intensively developed complex urban location, including: parking and loading inventory, parking space utilization, public involvement techniques, parking program concessionaire management relative to the public interest, and a range of parking options that would support residents, businesses and institutions alike in this 80 block study area.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 1
Time:
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
4:30 PM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Sponsored by the ITE Traffic Engineering Council and the ITE Young Member Committee. Learning Objective: Participants will be introduced to six hot topics and/or emerging trends that are both critical to the advancement of the profession and important to the younger generation of engineers.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 4&5
Time:
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
4:30 PM
If you would like to bring a guest(s), please use Additional Social Event Tickets. What happens when ITE and YPT collaborate?The ITE/YPT Summertime Block Party, that's what! There’s no better way to relax and unwind than with a refreshing beverage with the breeze in your hair while enjoying the company of friends and colleagues. Whether you are young at heart and/or young in age, ditch your business attire for your summer casual for an evening waterside at Rival Sports Bar. We’ll have the entire venue, inside and out, so there will be plenty of space for an evening with fellow transportation professionals from ITE and the Young Transportation Professionals (YPT). Come early because the first drink’s on us! Sponsored by Stantec Consulting Services Inc.
Category:
Program
Time:
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
6:30 PM
If you would like to  bring a guest(s), please enter the appropriate number in the quantity field and click "Add."    There’s no better way to relax and unwind than with a refreshing beverage with the breeze in your hair while enjoying the company of friends and colleagues. Whether you are young at heart and/or young in age, ditch your business attire for your summer casual for an evening waterside at Rival Sports Bar. We’ll have the entire venue, inside and out, so there will be plenty of space for an evening with fellow transportation professionals from ITE and the Young Professional Transportation (YPT). Come early because the first drink’s on us!  Sponsored by Stantec Consulting Services
Category:
Additional Social Event Tickets
Time:
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
6:30 PM

Wednesday, 05 August 2015

 
Click on session title to view the speakers. Sponsored by Econolite. Learning Objective: What’s new in intersection design? Speakers will discuss impact and implications of new intersection designs.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 1
Time:
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
8:30 AM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Sponsored by the ITE Roundabout Committee. Learning Objective: Panelists will review different ways that people are building roundabouts and the challenges transportation professionals are facing.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 3
Time:
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
8:30 AM
Click on session title to view the speakers. Learning Objective: With the ongoing expansion of the Panama Canal and growing international freight, there is renewed interest in Florida to improve multimodal connections and become a global hub for trade, logistics, and export-oriented manufacturing.  This session will review South Florida’s key freight and logistics initiatives and provide and in-depth virtual tour of the one of the nation’s busiest ports.
Category:
Program
Track:
Diplomat 2
Time:
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
8:30 AM
Click on session title to view the speakers.
Category:
Program
Time:
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
10:15 AM
Fee: $250. This seminar provides planners, engineers and other members of the professional design community with technical complete streets design tools and guidance necessary to use the flexibility and creativity that is often necessary to create complete streets projects that serve all users. It will build on information presented in the previous Complete Streets Design Implementation seminar, incorporating hands-on design work for participants. Attendees will learn how to apply the design flexibility that exists in current national design guidance and standards in selecting and applying geometric design controls, criteria and cross section elements to meet complete streets goals. Click on the seminar title for more details.
Category:
Seminar
Track:
Diplomat 2
Time:
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
1:00 PM
Credits: 4 PDH/4 CM Organized by Institute of Transportation Engineers, National Complete Streets Coalition/Smart Growth America, Association of Pedestrian & Bicycle Professionals Facilitators: Jeff Riegner, PE, PTOE, AICP – Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP and Marshall Elizer, PE. PTOE – Gresham, Smith and Partners This workshop provides planners, engineers and other members of the professional design community with technical complete streets design tools and guidance necessary to use the flexibility and creativity that is often necessary to create complete streets projects that serve all users. It will build on information presented in the previous Complete Streets Design Implementation seminar, incorporating hands-on design work for participants. Attendees will learn how to apply the design flexibility that exists in current national design guidance and standards in selecting and applying geometric design controls, criteria and cross section elements to meet complete streets goals.
Time:
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
1:00 PM

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