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Technical Session 1 – Smart Communities: Improving the Quality of Life

Connected and Smarter Infrastructure” Martin Mantalvanos, CEO, RSM Technologies

Becoming a Smart City” Eric Papler, Project Manager, Transportation Technology, HDR

San Francisco’s Smart City Initiative” Darton Ito, Deputy Director for Innovation, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

Smart Charging and Electric Fleets – Their Role Toward Smarter Communities” Mike Harrigan, Senior Program Manager, Prospect Silicon Valley

 

Technical Session 2 – IoT and Cyber: The Silver Lining and the Dark Cloud in our ITS Future

Cloud Deployment of Corridor Management Systems” Greg Merritt, Systems Analyst, UC Berkeley PATH Program

“System Assurance at the Intersection and V2X” Keith Golden, CIO, Econolite

Track me if you can.. and how to trust the car next lane” Michaela Vanderveen, Qualcomm

Cyber Car: Thoughts on Risk, Attack Surface, and Protection” Kenneth Carter, Lead – Security and Intelligence Division, Parsons

 

Technical Session 3 – Cutting Edge Developments in Freight ITS and Connected Trucks

Advanced ITS Planning at the Port of Oakland: The Go Port ITS” Eric Napralla, Port of Oakland

Big Benefits of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Technology” Whitney Norman, Iteris, Inc.

Multimodal Freight Operations in a Connected Vehicle Environment” Shailesh Chandra, California State University, Long Beach

Partial Automation for Truck Platooning - Project Results” Matt Hanson, Caltrans

 

Technical Session 4 – Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: “Are we there yet?”

SPaT in Anaheim - A First Look” John Thai, Principal Traffic Engineer, City of Anaheim

GoMentum Station Program: An Update” Randy Iwasaki, Contra Costa Transportation Authority

DSRC Communication and Security Concerns in the CAV Environment” Laszlo Virag, Commsignia

San Diego’s Autonomous Vehicle Proving Ground” James Dreisbach-Towle, SANDAG

 

Technical Session 5 – Tangible ITS Implementations and Solutions for Local Jurisdictions

Multimodal ITS Projects - City of Dublin” Obaid U. Khan, P.E., City of Dublin, CA and William Lai, P.E., City of Dublin, CA

The Bay Bridge Forward - Near-Term Fixes to Move People through the Most Congested Bridge Corridor” Ashley Nguyen, Metropolitan Transportation Commission

The City of Santa Clarita’s Approach to ITS” Andrew Yi, City of Santa Clarita

The Rose Parade: ITS Support for High Profile Special Events in Pasadena” Joaquin Siques, T.E., Transportation Engineer, City of Pasadena

 

Technical Session 6 – Connected Vehicles - Perspectives on Preparation and Planning

“On-Street Architecture for Connected Vehicle V2I Communications” Ralph W. Boaz, President, Pillar Consulting, Inc.

“Innovation in Action: Deploying one the first U.S. Instances of Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Technology in Tampa, Florida” Dave Miller, Principal Systems Engineer, Siemens ITS

“North Carolina’s Connected and Automated CAV Roadmap” Kevin Lacy, P.E., CPM, NCDOT State Traffic Engineer

“Case for Agency Self-Assessment and Objectives–Based Planning for Automated Vehicle Systems” Douglas Gettman, Ph.D., Director, AV/CV Consulting Services, Kimley-Horn and Associates

 

Technical Session 7 – Making a Real Difference: The Latest in Operations   

Optimizing Intersection Offsets in Real Time using High Resolution Data and Semidefinite Relaxation Method” Dr. Christopher Flores, Director Advanced Development, Sensys Networks, Inc.

Travel Time and Flow Prediction using Machine Learning Algorithms utilized in Optimizing Traffic Coordination Plans: Santa Clara County Expressway” Shayan Khoshmagham, Data Scientist, Iteris, Inc.

Seattle ITS Network Upgrade” Jason Cambridge, Seattle Transportation Operations Center

Oregon DOT’s ITS Philosophy” Dennis Mitchell, PE, Senior ITS/Transportation Engineer, DKS Associates

 

Technical Session 8 – Accepting the SPaT Challenge

Overview of the SPaT Challenge and Utah DOT’s Perspectives” Blaine Leonard, Technology and Innovation Engineer Utah DOT

Maricopa County Anthem SMARTDrive Deployment Experience” Faisal Saleem, Traffic Engineer, Maricopa County DOT (Arizona)

SpAT – Which Standards Matter?” Larry Head, Professor, University of Arizona

Connected Vehicle Deployment in a Live Environment in California” Ben McKeever, Research Engineer, California PATH

 

Technical Session 9 – Where the Rubber Meets the Road – Real Results in the Age of Performance-Based Operations

Data Visualization Applications in Performance Measurement Programs” Tiffany Barkley, Iteris, Inc.

Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measure System: Case Studies”Craig Anderson, Live Traffic Data LLC

Freeway Travel Time Reliability; Metrics, Causes and Impacts” Michael Mauch / Alexander Skabardonis, University of California, Berkeley

Using High Resolution Data to Determine an Accurate Arrival-on-Green Percentage” Josh Pilachowski, PE, Ph. D, Transportation Engineer, DKS Associates

 

Technical Session 10 – ICM Progress in California

I-80 Smart Corridor: Can ICM Bring Relief?” David Man, Caltrans District 4 and Randy Durrenberger, Kimley-Horn and Associates

Managing the OC Triangle through ICM” Morteza Fahrtash, California Department of Transportation- District 12

Changing the State One Corridor at a Time” Joe Butler, Program Manager, PATH / UC Berkley

Caltrans Connected Corridors Program and Corridor System Management/Pilot Project” Nick Compin, Chief, Strategic Development, Caltrans HQ

 

Technical Session 11 – The Absolute Latest in the Advancement of Transit System Technologies

Innovative Transit Signal Priority Enhancements” David Kobayashi, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority

A Cloud-Based Model for TSP: TSP-as-a-Service” Elliot Hubbard, DKS Associates

Deploying Transit Priority and Queue Jumps Across Multiple Jurisdictions: The AC Transit Line 51 Experience” Wil Buller, Transportation Engineer, AC Transit; Ryan Dole, Project Engineer, Kimley-Horn and Associates

Accessibility Assistance for Impaired Riders” Divyesh Jadev, Manager, IBM Research

 

Technical Session 12 – Closing the Gap: Innovative First / Last Mile Solutions

An Implementation Strategy for Community-Based Mobility Hubs” Adam Dankberg, Kimley-Horn and Associates

Ford GoBike and Bay Area Transit” Kara Oberg, Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Carpooling to BART with Scoop” Bob Franklin, San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART)

Partnering with TNCs for First/Last Mile: A Transit Agency’s Perspective” Christy Wegener, Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority

 

Technical Session 13 – Funding ITS: Whose Responsibility is it?

Funding ITS in the Los Angeles Region” Edward Alegre, Senior Manager, Los Angeles Metro

Prioritizing ITS Funding Statewide” Norma Ortega, Chief Financial Officer, CalTrans

ITS Funding Strategies in the San Francisco Bay Area” Theresa Rommell, Assistant Director for Programming and Allocations, Metropolitan Transportation Commission

The Current National ITS Funding Picture” Kevin Gay, Acting Director of Transportation Management, Federal Highway Administration

 

REGIONAL CHAPTERS


New local chapters can be established by a chapter champion, on basis of support from the Intelligent Transportation Society of California (ITSCA) Board. Formally recognized regional chapters are listed below.

Greater Los Angeles

This chapter serves Los Angeles and vicinity. If you would like get involved with the LA Chapter, contact Tiffany Huang at tiffany.huang@kimley-horn.com.

 
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Mission Statement


The mission of the Intelligent Transportation Society of California (ITSCA) Young Professionals Group (YPG) is to foster a community of future leaders in transportation technology by providing a forum for continued education, knowledge sharing, and professional development for young or new professionals in the intelligent transportation industry.

As transportation technology rapidly evolves, young professionals in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) are eager to understand emerging technologies, trends, and transportation strategies that are being developed and implemented worldwide that could change the landscape of the industry. To promote a community of transportation professionals that are socially connected and capable of sharing ideas, technologies, and knowledge, the YPG aims to be inclusive to all who work in the industry, creating a variety of events relevant to traditional ITS professionals and developers and entrepreneurs of vehicle technology.

Through YPG, young professionals can grow their understanding of local projects and initiatives through mutual learning.

About the Young Professionals Group


small YPG logoThe mission of the Intelligent Transportation Society of California (ITSCA) Young Professionals Group (YPG) is to foster a community of future leaders in transportation technology by providing a local forum for continued education, knowledge sharing, and professional development for young or new professionals in the intelligent transportation systems (ITS) industry. For more detail, refer to our Mission Statement.

How to join

Young, young-at-heart, and those new to the ITS industry are welcome to join. You can sign up for our mailing list, or you can join us at our upcoming events listed on the Events Page.

Contact us

 If you have any questions, you can email us anytime at ypg@itscalifornia.org. You can also get in touch with us through our pages on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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ATTENTION GOLFERS!

ITS California has reserved a limited number of places for our golf outing on the day before the Annual Meeting kicks off. It’s a great way for you to meet up with your peers and enjoy a relaxing morning of golf. There will some prizes for closest to the pin and longest drive along with some other goodies to add to the fun!

THERE ARE JUST A FEW OPEN SLOTS REMAINING FOR THE GOLF OUTING SO SIGN UP NOW – DON’T MISS OUT!

  

Please SIGN UP HERE or contact Jeff Spinazze 281.269.6587 with any questions.

  
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Thank you for attending our meeting in San Francisco.  Make sure you plan to attend our 2018 ITS California Annual Conference in Anaheim.
 

 

 

Join us to experience: 

·  Over 500 attendees from public and private sector organizations and academia;

·  13 technical sessions on cutting edge technologies (and low cost solutions) for surface transportation;

·  54 exhibits with a dedicated exhibit hall session, exhibitor reception, raffles, and featuring new this year extended exhibit hall hours;

·  Top industry keynote speakers from leading public and private sector organizations in advanced transportation technologies;

·  Connected/autonomous vehicle (CAV) demonstrations;

·  Tours of the El Camino Testbed and the Bay Bridge;

·  ITStraining (topic to be announced);

·  The ever-popular Technology Showcase with a revised, faster pace and raffle prizes;

·  The ThirdAnnualCalifornia511 Coalition Roundtable; and

·  Countless opportunities for networking, including three receptions!

 

This is the premier event for advanced technologies in surface transportation in the U.S.  As always,

access to our exhibit hall is  FREE for public sector employees,  please  register in advance.  

This is the best value in the industry.  We hope you will join us!

 

 

SPONSORSHIP AND EXHIBITOR OPPORTUNITIES
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Support ITS California and raise your profile in the industry. With over 500 attendees and a mailing list of nearly 3000 industry professionals, sponsorship of the Annual Conference and Exhibition is an ideal opportunity to raise awareness of your company in California. 
Platinum:  Full page advertisement and one delegate pass.                   $3,000
Silver:        Quarter page advertisement and one delegate pass.            $2,000
Bronze:      Program listing and one delegate pass.                                   $1,000
 

The exhibit hall has grown by 10% again this year to 54 booths.  The exhibit hall is central to our event where vendors, consultants, and public sector agencies share the latest in transportation technologies and strategies.  EXHIBIT HALL IS SOLD OUT!  Booths are sold each year on a first-come first-served basis.  Add your name to the wait list to be alerted of 2018 opportunities when sales open.   Please click here to sponsor, or if you are already an exhibitor, to register extra delegates for your booth.

CLICK HERE FOR EXHIBIT HALL GUIDE

 
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