ITS Midwest Annual Meeting
ITS Midwest 2017 Annual Meeting will be held this year
at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Columbus, OH on September 28-29, 2017.
The focal point of this year’s gathering will be the Columbus Smart Cities initiative. This two-day event will consist of roundtable panel discussions, technical sessions, a social event and technical tour. Stay tuned for further details.
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For more details about past Annual Meetings, see our annual meeting webpage.
Workshop on Connected Vehicles
Webinars on Connected Vehicles
USDOT is hosting 3 free, public webinars on August 19 and 22 on the insights, challenges, and lessons learned from the first phase of the Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment Program.
In September 2016, three Connected Vehicle Pilot sites, (Tampa/THEA, ICF/Wyoming, and New York City Department of Transportation) will embark on a new phase of activity to design, build, and test the nation's most complex and extensive deployment of integrated wireless in-vehicle, mobile device, and roadside technologies. These technologies and applications have been brought together in innovative ways to have an immediate impact-save lives, improve personal mobility, enhance economic productivity, reduce environmental impacts, and transform public agency operations.
To hear from site leaders who are breaking new ground in connected vehicle deployment, please register for these webinars by visiting: www.itsa.org/comprehensiveconceptdeploymentplan.
Visit the webinar website for for details and to register.
Conferences, Meetings, & Events…
Events of potential interest to ITS Midwest members
October 29-November 2, 2017
ITS 2017 World Congress, Montréal, Canada
Register before April 28 and save up to 40%
Please also visit ITS America's list of Events (access Events menu from top horizontal navigation menu).
ITS America's webinar series and stay up to date with
intelligent transportation systems research, deployment,
and policy from industry leaders and high-ranking
government officials from around the country. Each
webinar will close with a Q&A session - submit your
questions online throughout the webinar via chat and
session moderators will pose the top questions to the
For more information: ITS America's webinar series
For more information on the TRB webinars, visit the TRB Webinars website website.
For more information on the T3 webinars, visit the ITS PCB website website.
About the T3 Webinars:
T3 Webinars are sponsored by the U.S. DOT's ITS Professional Capacity Building (ITS PCB) Program. Visit the ITS PCB website for more information about T3 and other ITS PCB sponsored learning opportunities. PDHs: 1.5.
Recordings & Transcripts
For information on recordings and transcripts of past "T3 Webinars":
» T3 Archive - ITS PCB website.
The Consortium for ITS Training and Education (CITE) eliminates the inconvenience of attending courses away from the office by providing "blended" courses through an interactive web-based format.
The fee for the course is $250 and students can register by going to the CITE web site. For more information, please contact Denise Twisdale, firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-403-4592.
The CITE and the FHWA Office of Safety have released the following interactive web-based courses.
The "Talking Operations"
Web Casts are a great opportunity to learn about the latest trends and
challenges in Transportation Management & Operations (M&O) and Intelligent
Transportation Systems (ITS).
The "Talking Operations" seminars are open to both the public and private sectors. All conferences are 12:45 - 2:30 pm ET (exceptions marked in red).
For the detailed schedule and registration information:
Talking Operations Seminars - NTOC website
A list of
past "Talking Operations" web casts is available.
Recordings & Transcripts
For information on recordings and transcripts of past "Talking Operations" seminars:
» Records and Transcripts - NTOC website
The "Talking Freight" seminars are part of a broader Freight Professional Development Program aimed at providing technical assistance, training, tools, and information to help the freight and planning workforce meet the transportation challenges of tomorrow.
To register for a seminar, please visit:
Freight Professional Development Program on the FHWA website
The seminars are sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and are held via web conference. This means that you view the PowerPoint presentations over the Internet while listening to the presenters over the telephone. There is no cost involved and you do not have to leave your desk to participate. However, registration and attendance is limited to 100 people.
The "Talking Freight" seminars are held on the third Wednesday of each month, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET/ 10:00 am - 11:30 am Pacific. The first hour of each seminar is dedicated to the presentations and the remaining 30 minutes are for audience question and answer.
For more information on the Talking Freight Seminars, visit the Freight Professional Development Program website.
Recordings & Transcripts
A list of past "Talking Freight" Webinars is available.
Recordings of past seminars, as well as transcripts and links to download the PowerPoint presentations, are available at:
» Talking Freight Seminar Series (FHWA website)
Fiber Optics for ITS, Traffic, Fire Alarm, and Communications Systems
This multi-level course presented by The Light Brigade offers three levels of certification training over five days. Students learn essential skills for the International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Fiber Optics for ITS, Traffic, Fire Alarm, and Communication Systems certification requirements.
For more information and to register:
Fiber Optics for ITS, Traffic, Fire Alarm, and Communications Systems Course - The Light Brigade web site