$300 – $1,400

2021 IMSA Forum & Expo

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$300 – $1,400

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Greater Columbus Convention Center

400 N High St.

Columbus, OH 43215

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IMSA's Annual Forum & Expo bringing together the Public Safety industry for certifications, education, collaboration and friendships.

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Join us in Columbus, Ohio at the Greater Columbus Convention Center for our Annual Forum & Expo August 2-4, 2021. We are proud to be celebrating IMSA's 125th Anniversary and look forward to celebrating with you!

Health & Wellness

IMSA, in collaboration with the Hyatt Hotel, Greater Columbus Convention Center and Fern, our decorator, will be implementing CDC recommended social distancing policies and guidelines throughout the entire event. Due to COVID-19 the IMSA Forum and Expo is subject to changes. If you feel uncomfortable attending our event in person we understand and will look forward to seeing you in Orlando, FL July 2022.

By clicking the "register" button you understand IMSA, Hyatt Regency and the Greater Columbus Convention Center will not be held liable if you do contract COVID-19.

Registration Options & Event Information

Don't hesitate to register today! Due to capacity regulations we have to restrict the number of attendees. Once our capacity number is met, the system will notify you immediately if you are waitlisted. Once a spot opens up, you will be automatically notified and given a link to register. There will be a 24 hour limit once you are notified, be sure to respond right away once you have been cleared off the waitlist. Questions can be directed to membership@imsasafey.org.

~IMSA MEMBERS - please read: Use your IMSA ID as your PROMO for $100 off your registration fee. You MUST put your registration item in the cart first then scroll to the top of the page and look for the PROMO CODE box. Another value added benefit of IMSA membership! Email membership@imsasafety.org if you do not know your Member ID.

Why not register and join today? Enjoy the benefits of IMSA with discounted registration fees along with additional benefits through the end of the year! The IMSA New Member Half Year Membership offer is only available to individuals who have not been a member of IMSA in the last 2 years (2019, 2020).

In addition to your class or session, all registrations include:

  • access to the expo
  • morning and afternoon breaks
  • 2 lunches
  • Opening Reception - 2 drink tickets and lite fare
  • 125th Anniversary Reception - 2 drink tickets, lite fare and gift
  • closing breakfast
  • conference App
  • conference tote bag that includes a face mask, hand sanitizer and other conference related items

NOTE: Registrants of certification courses may attend the technical or leadership sessions once they have completed their class and exam and moderator has dismissed them.

Cancellation Policy

IMSA will refund your full conference registration fee provided written notice is sent to Dawn Donson ddonson@imsasafety.org.

THERE WILL NOT BE ONSITE REGISTRATION OFFERED - YOU MUST PRE REGISTER ONLINE.

Certification Class - IMSA's exclusive certification classes which includes instruction and certification exam.

All classes run from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Monday and Tuesday except for IMSA/FOA Certified Fiber Optic Technician. That class runs 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday and Tuesday and 8:00 am to 12:00 pm on Wednesday.

IMSA/FOA Certified Fiber Optic Technician

  • IMSA Member - $1,300
  • Nonmember - $1,400
  • IMSA Member + IMSA New Member Half Year Membership - $1,350

Traffic Signal Technician Level I

  • IMSA Member - $660
  • Nonmember - $760
  • IMSA Member + IMSA New Member Half Year Membership - $710

Traffic Signal Field Technician Level II

  • IMSA Member - $660
  • Nonmember - $760
  • IMSA Member + IMSA New Member Half Year Membership - $710

Roadway Lighting Technician Level I

  • IMSA Member - $660
  • Nonmember - $760
  • IMSA Member + IMSA New Member Half Year Membership - $710

Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Technician

  • IMSA Member - $660
  • Nonmember - $760
  • IMSA Member + IMSA New Member Half Year Membership - $710

Technical and Leadership Presentations - Earn CEC through IMSA technical presentations. These sessions offer the latest information on products and services in the public safety industry and include question and answer segments. The Leadership presentations do not offer CEC but provide an opportunity for IMSA current and future Section leaders to further their knowledge to help advance their Section. Whatever the reason for attending, the benefits are endless!

All presentations run from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday and Tuesday and 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on Wednesday.

  • IMSA Member - $500
  • Nonmember - $600
  • IMSA Member + IMSA New Member Half Year Membership - $550

Possible Technical Sessions planned speakers and topics approved to date, in no particular order (final list pending)

  1. "Next Generation Traffic Signal Control ", Presented by Bob McQueen/Bob McQueen and Associates
  2. "Street Equity: The Favorable Side Effect of Active Monitoring Technology ", Presented by Ben Reynolds/Sentinel Transportation Systems Certifications Available to get CEC: All Traffic Signal Certifications, CEC Hrs: 1
  3. "The Thought Process for Successful Diagnostics ", Presented by Tim Kinnon/Coastal Traffic, Inc. Certifications Available to get CEC: All Traffic Signal Certifications, CEC Hrs: 1
  4. "Networking and IP Communications ", Presented by Tim Kinnon/Coastal Traffic, Inc. Certifications Available to get CEC: All Traffic Signal Certifications & Fiber, CEC Hrs: 1
  5. "Safer Streets for Bicyclists and Pedestrians ", Presented by Bob Le Suer/Sensys Networks Certifications Available to get CEC: All Traffic Signal Certifications, CEC Hrs: 1
  6. "Keeping Your Signals Clear During Winter Weather ", Presented by Brent Katauskas/MoboTrex Certifications Available to get CEC: All Traffic Signal Certifications, CEC Hrs: 1
  7. "Touchless Buttons, Apps, or APS? ", Presented by Matt Baker/Polara Certifications Available to get CEC: All Certifications, CEC Hrs:1
  8. "2021 Developments in Traffic Signal Preemption and Collision Avoidance Technologies - Where Science and Safety Intersect ", Presented by Dave Gross/Collision Control Communications, Inc. Certifications Available to get CEC: All Traffic Signal Certifications, CEC Hrs: 1.5
  9. "AASHTO MASH and FHWA Implementation ", Presented by Mike Frey/Frey Manufacturing Corp. Certifications Available to get CEC: All Certifications, CEC Hrs: 1
  10. "Safety Benefits of Intelligent Warning Systems and Flashing Sign Systems ", Presented by Dan Skites/TraffiCalm Systems Certifications Available to get CEC: Signs, CEC Hrs: 1
  11. "ATC Equipment for Your ITS Needs Today and for Your Future ", Presented by Ralph W. Boaz/Pillar Consulting, Inc. Certifications Available to get CEC: All Traffic Signal Certifications, CEC Hrs: 4
  12. "Impact of Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Technology on the Traffic Control Systems Maintenance Workforce ", Presented by Dave Bergner/Monte Vista Associates, LLC Certifications Available to get CEC: All Certifications, CEC Hrs:1
  13. "How to OWN Your Network ", Presented by Jamie Gilbert/gba Systems Integrators, LLC Certifications Available to get CEC: All Traffic Signals & Fiber, CEC Hrs: 1
  14. "The Advantages of Enhanced LED Signs ", Presented by Andy Pedersen/TraffiCalm Systems Certifications Available to get CEC: Signs, CEC Hrs:1
  15. "Radar Camera AI Sensor for Monitoring & Safety ", Presented by Stef Liller/Integrity Communications Solutions, Inc. Certifications Available to get CEC: All Certifications, CEC Hrs: 1
  16. "Optimizing Traffic Control Operations for Safer and Smarter Intersections ", Presented by Michael Villafuerte/Econolite Certifications Available to get CEC: All Certifications, CEC Hrs: 1
  17. "Leveraging Cloud-Based Technologies for Optimizing Roadway Safety and Efficiencies ", Presented by Farhad Pooran/Econolite Certifications Available to get CEC: All Traffic Signal Certifications, CEC Hrs: 1
  18. "Future Sensor Technology Requirements for Safer Intersections and Traffic Signal Control Strategies ", Presented by Jason Robinson/Econolite Certifications Available to get CEC: All Traffic Signal Certifications, CEC Hrs: 1
  19. "Why the Future of Safer Roadways Depends on the IoT-ITS Integration ", Presented by Barry Einsig/CAVAita Econolite Certifications Available to get CEC: All Traffic Signal Certifications, CEC Hrs: 1
  20. "Why Conflict Monitors Should Be Tested ", Presented by Ben Hartley/Athens Technical Specialists, Inc. Certifications Available to get CEC: All Traffic Signal Certifications, CEC Hrs: 1

Note: More sessions may also be added. Visit our website for all updates.

Guest - Attendees may register a guest to attend the breaks, lunches and receptions. Due to COVID restrictions, we can not allow guests in any of our certification or technical/leadership sessions. If you plan to attend any of the sessions or classes, you must purchase an appropriate ticket.

  • $300 per guest

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IMSA Host Hotel

Book your overnight stay at our host hotel - Hyatt Regency Columbus with our event special pricing of $175+tax/fees per night. Call to reserve your room(855)516-1090 or click on the link above. Be sure to mention Group Code: G-IMSA for special pricing.


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Columbus, OH 43215

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