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Maritime Conference Center

692 Maritime Boulevard

Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

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The Conference

This year's conference will be a joint event between ITS Maryland and the Baltimore Regional Transportation Board and we anticipate well over 200 attendees - help us get to 300! Be sure to sign up now to reserve your spot at this exciting event where our speakers, vendors and panelists will highlight topics related to our conference theme: Smart Mobility: Moving Safely, Moving Ahead.

The technical conference and exhibits will be held Wednesday, October 16th at the Maritime Conference Center in Linthicum Heights, MD. Registration for the Technical Conference & Exhibit includes admission to the technical sessions and exhibits, continental breakfast, all-you-can-eat lunch buffet, afternoon break, and happy hour.

Please note that Early Registration prices end September 23, 2019 and Late Registration prices will begin September 24, 2019.

Location of the technical conference and exhibits (Wednesday, October 16, 8:00 AM):

Maritime Conference Center
692 Maritime Blvd
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

Conference Welcome Video Address

Christine Nizer, MVA Administrator

Morning Keynote Speaker

Neil Pedersen, TRB Executive Director

Lunch Keynote Speaker

Shailen Bhatt, ITS America President & CEO

Session Topics:

Session 1A: Transportation Systems Management & Operations (TSMO): State of the Practice in DC, Delaware, and Maryland
Confirmed Speakers: Kelli Raboy (DDOT), Gene Donaldson (DelDOT), Glenn McGlaughlin (MDOT-SHA)
Moderator: Brian Grandizio (RK&K)

Session 1B: Traffic Signal Operations & Safety
Confirmed Speakers: Greg Jordan (CATT Lab), Dr Sung Yoon Park (MDOT-SHA), Michael Paylor (MCDOT)
Moderator: Rene Lord-Attivor (Prince George's County)

Session 2A: Micromobility & Mobility-on-Demand Panel: Impacts to Safety, Transportation and the Built Environment
Confirmed Speakers: Abby Morgan, PhD (Kittelson & Associates), Meg Young (BCDOT), Sebastian Castellanos (New Urban Mobility Alliance), Aaron Goldbeck (DDOT)
Moderator: Severin Skolrud (WSP/MDOT-MTA)

Session 2B: Smart Traffic Signals
Confirmed Speakers: Cedric Ward (MDOT-SHA), Alvin Marquess (Jacobs)
Moderator: Keith Riniker (Sabra & Associates, Inc)

Session 3 (Plenary): Smart Mobility Panel: Industry Perspectives on a Sustainable Transportation Future
Confirmed Speakers: Michelle Maggiore (CISCO), Brian Westrom (Ford Mobility), Zareh Megerdoonian (BOSCH)
Moderator: Carole Delion (MDOT-SHA)

For speaking opportunities please contact Robin Fish (rfish@sabra-associates.com) or Bala Akundi (bakundi@baltometro.org).

Who Should Attend?

Anyone involved in transportation! The challenges lie in the diversity of the technology, which is highly interdisciplinary, ranging from physics to psychology. The ITS field includes a wide variety of professionals including web developers; information processing; vehicle manufacturers; trucking and delivery companies; transportation planners; researchers; engineers, communications, control, and electronics.

The 2019 Joint ITSMD/BRTB Annual Conference is a venue for professionals involved in planning, design, research, and implementation of Traffic Signals and Intelligent Transportation Systems to gather together for training, discussion, and networking.


Are You a Member?

Membership is by agency or firm. If you work for an ITS Maryland member - you are a member! For a listing of ITS Maryland members, please visit this website: http://itsmd.org/about-us/its-maryland-members/.

*Not a member? Join ITS MD now to receive the reduced member registration fee. For more information on how to join, click here:


How Many Professional Development Hours (PDHs) May I Earn?

Up to six (6) Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be awarded for attending the entire duration of the conference technical sessions which run from 8:30 AM to 4:15 PM. Partial PDHs will be awarded for each contact hour attended.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

There is free parking at the Maritime Conference Center. See http://ccmit.org/directions for directions. The conference center offers a free shuttle service to/from the Baltimore - Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall Airport and the North Linthicum Light Rail Station. Upon arrival at these locations, contact the conference center front desk staff at (410) 859-5700, extension "0," to make transportation arrangements.

How do I reserve Exhibitor space and what's included?

Please click on the green Tickets button above and select the appropriate Exhibitor ticket. A power outlet, skirted table, chairs, and access to our exhibitor speed dating are included.

What if I want to sponsor the conference?

All sponsorships for the 2019 Conference are sold out. Thanks for your interest and support!

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The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?


What should I wear?

Participants are encouraged to wear business casual attire. Remember that this is also a networking event, so look your best!

Have a Question?

For questions regarding this conference, please email Liz Parrish (elizabeth.parrish@montgomerycountymd.gov) or Robin Fish (rfish@sabra-associates.com).

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