2017 Annual Meeting Program Schedule

Monday, October 9


Session Title

Speaker Name

8:15 – 9:15 AM

Opening Session


President’s Welcoming Remarks

Mike Holt, WSP

Public Policy Driving Intelligent & Transformational Transportation

Dan Ronan, ITS America

10:00 – 11:30 AM

Session 1: Vendor Innovation Presentations – (Movie Theme-Austin Powers)

Sam Harris

Connected Vehicle Technologies Deployed in Atlanta and Marietta, GA

Peter Ashley, Applied Technology

Advance Dilemma Zone

Jan Seigler, WaveTronix

Innovations in ITS Solutions

Paul Fellows, Global Traffic Technologies

Analysis Of Travel Times, O&D Impacted by Event Based Migration – Solar Eclipse 2017

Mark Pittman, Blyncsy

1:00 – 2:30 PM

Session 2: Coastal ITS Projects – (Movie Theme-Titanic)

Scott Zehngraff

Savannah Port Projects

Lee Beckman, Georgia Ports Authority

TIM Strategies for Intracoastal Waterway Bridges

Bob Murphy, AECOM

Savannah Regional Traffic Operations Program, SRTOP

Mike DiSanza, AECOM

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Session 3: Connected Vehicles – (Movie Theme-Fifth Element)

Keith Strickland

Recent Developments in Connected Automated Vehicles and Installation of CV Roadside Units in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Dan Baxter, Stantec

Michigan Test Sites – Transition from Research to Reality

Scott Shogan, WSP

C/AV Perspectives from Across Industries

Martha Eddi, KCI


Tuesday, October 10


Session Title

Speaker Name

8:15 – 9:45 AM

Session 4: Smart Cities – (Movie Theme-Good Will Hunting)

Grant Waldrop

City of Atlanta – Smart City Deployments

Keary Lord, Atkins
Faye DiMassimo, City of Atlanta

What Does Zero Highway Fatalities Really Mean

Andy Boenau, Alta Planning

SPaT Challenge

Joe Averkamp, Conduent

10:15 – 11:45 AM

Session 5: Past/Future ITS Experience Panel Discussion – (Movie Theme-Men in Black)

Bayne Smith

Local DOT Representative

Tom Sever, Gwinnett County

Local DOT Representative

Brook Martin, Cobb County

GDOT Representative

John Hibbard, GDOT

Consultant Representative

Ingrid Birenbaum, Atkins

11:45 – 12:00 PM

Closing Session


President’s Message

Mike Holt, WSP