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2020 ITS Maryland Virtual Annual Meeting

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ITSMD’s first ever virtual Annual Meeting, featuring presenters and panelists who will speak to the multi-faceted aspects of Crisis Response

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ITS Maryland’s first ever virtual Annual Meeting kicks off on Wednesday, October 21, 2020! This year’s speakers will touch on the multi-faceted aspects of Crisis Response, featuring content pertaining to innovation, maintenance & operations in times of crisis, and COVID-19 impacts and response.

Throughout the event, Annual Meeting attendees will have the opportunity to network through virtual meet-ups, messaging and group chats. Live Q&A periods will also follow each annual meeting session, providing meeting participants with ample opportunity to interact with session leads and with one another.

Exhbitors will present the latest in ITS technology during an virtual exhibitor lightning round and be available for follow-up at the virtual exhibitor hall throughout the day.

2020 Annual Meeting Program

8:00AM – 8:30AM - Orientation and Networking

8:30AM – 9:30AM - Welcome Address and Keynote

  • Robin Fish, Senior Project Manager with Mead & Hunt and 2020 ITS Maryland President
  • Greg Slater, Transportation Secretary, Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)

9:30AM – 10:15AM - Exhibitor Lightning Round

10:15AM – 11:15AM - Maintenance & Operations Crisis Response

  • Freight Impacts – Bill Doyle, Executive Director, Maryland Port Administration
  • Evacuation Planning – Stephen Wong, Graduate Research Assistant, University of California, Berkeley
  • MDTA Conversion to AET – Bob Jordan, Electronic Toll Program Manager, Maryland Transportation Authority (MdTA)

11:15AM – 12:15PM - COVID-19 and Innovation

  • VDOT NRO COVID Response, ATSPM Applications – Ling Li, Operations Engineering Manager, Northern Region, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)
  • UMD COVID-19 Impact Analysis Platform – Mark Franz, Center for Advanced Transportation Technology Laboratory (CATT Lab)
  • Factors Influencing Future Traffic Conditions – Glenn McLaughlin, Senior Advisor, Altus Group

12:15PM – 1:00PM - LUNCH BREAK

1:00PM – 2:00PM - Multimodal Innovation

  • Touchless Transactions with Transit – Andy Taylor, Director of Strategy, Cubic
  • Contactless Ped Detection – Harvey Alexander, Signals and ITS Maintenance Division Manager, District Department of Transportation (DDOT)
  • COVID Shared Mobility Impacts – Aaron Goldbeck, Transportation Planner and Micro Mobility Specialist, District Department of Transportation (DDOT)

2:00PM – 3:30PM - Future Traffic Impacts Panel

  • Lisa Shemer, MDOT SHA Travel Forecasting and Analysis Division Chief, MDOT State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA)
  • Matt Bonacci, Signal & Arterial Systems Deputy Program Manager, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)
  • Ryan McNary, PennDOT BOMO Traffic Systems and Performance Manager, PennDOT Bureau of Maintenance and Operations (BOMO)
  • Jorge Barrios, Senior Engineer, Kittelson & Associates, Inc.
  • Raj Paradkar, Senior Transportation Engineer, Kimley-Horn & Associates, Inc.

3:30PM – 4:30PM - Closing Message, Scholarships, and Board Announcements



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?

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 3:30 PM. Partial PDHs will be awarded for each contact hour attended.


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Have a Question?

For questions regarding this conference, please email Bailey Lozner (blozner@kittelson.com) or Robin Fish (robin.fish@meadhunt.com) .

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