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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.

  • Jun 24, 2017 Call for Abstracts Abstract are now being accepted. Submit Abstract now
  • Jun 24, 2017 Project of the Year 2017 We are accepting nominations for the ITS Project of the Year 2017 Awards Submit Nomination
  • Jun 13, 2017 Lodging information available Information about the Annual Meeting hotel is now available. Book your room(s) now to get the special group discount rate.
  • May 17, 2017 Download announcement flyer

Stay tuned for further details and check our annual meeting webpage.

Ohio ITE and ITS Midwest "Fall" Workshop

SAVE THE DATE: A free Ohio ITE and ITS Midwest "Fall" Workshop will be held on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the Auditorium of the Ohio Department of Transportation (1980 W Broad St, Columbus, OH). The presentors and time of the event will be announced at a later date. Exhibitor opportunities are available. For details and to register, visit Save the Date: Ohio ITE & ITS Midwest "Fall" Workshop

ITE Illinois Section, WTS Greater Chicago Chapter and ITS Midwest Golf Outing 2017

We cordially invite you to join us for great fun at the 7th Annual ITE Illinois Section / WTS Greater Chicago Chapter / ITS Midwest Golf Outing on August 18, 2017. Deadline for applications is Aug. 11, 2017 -7th Annual ITE Illinois Section / WTS Greater Chicago Chapter / ITS Midwest Golf Outing

Workshop on Connected Vehicles

ITS Midwest is hosting a professional capacity-building training workshop on connected vehicles. Connected Vehicle 102 (CV102), Applications and Planning for Implementation will be held on October 12, 2016 at the Indiana State Police Museum in Indianapolis, IN.

Visit CV102 to download the workshop description and registration form for the workshop. Seating is limited, so please register early.

Webinars on Connected Vehicles

CV Pilot Deployment Program

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).

Training Courses, Web casts

 ITS America's webinar series

Register for 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 featured presenter.
For more information: ITS America's webinar series

TRB Webinars

For more information on the TRB webinars, visit the TRB Webinars website website.

T3 Webinars

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.

CITE and FHWA Blended Courses

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, mztwiz@umd.edu or 301-403-4592.

The CITE and the FHWA Office of Safety have released the following interactive web-based courses.

Updated list of CITE Blended Courses (CITE Consortium website)

Free "Talking Operations" Web Casts

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

Free "Talking Freight" Web Casts

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)

Classroom Training

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

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