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ITS Midwest Annual Meeting

ITS Midwest will hold its 2019 Annual Meeting on Sep. 26-27 at the Doubletree Suites by Hilton Hotel & Conference Center Chicago-Downers Grove, Illinois.
For more information, please visit "2019 Annual Meeting", the official website of the 2019 ITS Midwest Annual Meeting.
The website will be updated with new information as soon as we iron out the details.

For information on past annual meetings: Past Annual Meetings (2006-2018)

ITS Midwest Webinars

ITS Midwest is pleased to welcome its membership to the relaunch of its acclaimed ITS Midwest Webinars series that will highlight agencies, researchers, products, and ITS issues and accomplishments across the four-state membership. See ITS Midwest Webinars for details.

Technical Training Opportunities:
“Improving Highway Safety with ITS”

ITS Midwest in cooperation with ITS America and the U.S. DOT Professional Capacity Building (PCB) program is pleased to offer training to ITS Midwest members and others on “Improving Highway Safety with ITS.” See below for a list of planned training courses.


The half-day training course will be offered May 22, 2019, 9:00am to 2:30pm at the OKI Regional Council of Governments, 720 East Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 in the Fourth Floor Board Room. The course is offered at no charge, however registration is required. Space is limited; registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first served basis. To register, email the completed form below to Annie Rahall at arahall@teceng.com.
ITS Midwest will provide morning and afternoon break refreshments and a box lunch to course participants. We encourage professionals involved with, or planning, connected vehicle initiatives to attend. The course is eligible for four (4) Professional Development Hours (PDHs).

For details and to register for this free event:
Technical Training Opportunity “Improving Highway Safety with ITS” May 22, 2019 (Ohio)
Seating is limited, so please register early

Questions? If you have questions, please contact Edward Williams at 513.701.9804.

Webinars/Information on Connected


CV 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.

Over the past 12 months, each site has prepared a comprehensive deployment concept to ensure a rapid and efficient connected vehicle capability roll-out. Now the three sites will embark on a new 20-month phase to design, build, and test the nation's most complex and extensive deployment of integrated wireless in-vehicle, mobile device, and roadside technologies.

For a more detailed description of CV Pilots objectives, phases, research progress, and relevant program information for public consumption, please visit: Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment Program (US DOT).

Conferences, Meetings, & Events…

Events of potential interest to ITS Midwest members

June 4-7, 2019

ITS America Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.


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.

Upcoming Webinars:

May 28, 2019 | 2:00 PM ET 
Location Intelligence for Safer and Smarter Communities
Presented by HERE Technologies: Robert Schill, Sr. Government Relations Manager; Emily Murawski, Product Manager; and Peter O’Rourke, Executive Director NAPSG
Register Now!

May 30, 2019 | 2:00 PM ET 
Planning for the Brave New World of CAV – Tools and Techniques
Presented by Iteris: Anita Vandervalk, Shayan Khoshmagham, and Glenn Havinoviski; I-95 Corridor Coalition: Virginia Reeder
Register Now!

NEW DATE: June 17,2019 | 2:00 PM ET 
Cybersecurity: Before, During, and After an Event
Presented by: Bob Butler, AECOM; Frank Reid, AECOM; and Brian Kelley, Ohio Turnpike
Register Now!

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 Blended Courses

The Consortium for Innovative Transportation Education (CITE) is a unique organization of university and industry partners with a set of shared goals and beliefs. CITE believes in furthering the goals of safety and reliability in the transportation system through training and education. CITE’s online courses provide quality, relevant materials and instruction that engage and enhance the learning process, leading to lasting retention. Training courses for continuing education units (CEU’s) are available directly through CITE. CITE’s university for-credit courses are available through our University Partners.

In spring 2018 CITE will start offering NEW Instructor-Led (Blended) Courses (registration open):
Download list of CITE Instructor-Led (Blended) Courses

See also: Updated list of CITE Blended Courses (CITE Consortium website)

All course materials are on-line but students have access to course instructors through pre-scheduled conference calls.
Cost is $250 each; $400 for two (2).


Questions? For more information, contact Denise Twisdale or Kathy Frankle.

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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