to Mar 1

2018 Minnesota Transportation Conference

This event is a save the date for the 2018 Minnesota Transportation Conference scheduled from Feb. 27th through March 1st, 2018.  

Event to be held at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato, MN. 

More information to be posted when it becomes available.  Please visit http://mntransportationconference.org/ for additional details.

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7:30 AM07:30

Cyber Security

  • MnDOT Training and Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The material is intended for professionals working with surface transportation systems.  Each of the subject areas could be a course on its own, and is constantly changing as expected for the technologies evolving under competitive pressure.  This course is intended to help transportation professionals improve their understanding and offer tools that are useful for learning more about cyber security and resilience.  Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to better analyze the complex and rapidly changing technologies associated with the broad discipline of cyber security, as well as list the tools that are useful for learning more about cyber security and resilience.

The USDOT's ITS Joint Program Office is offering Cyber Security trainings at ITSA State Chapters across the country through its Professional Capacity Building Program (PCB).  ITS MN and MnDOT are eager to provide this Cyber Security Training to Minnesota.

This educational opportunity is only available to ITS Minnesota members, at NO ADDITIONAL COST.  This membership benefit includes course materials and continental breakfast.  If you are not a 2017 ITS Minnesota member, please JOIN NOW at http://www.itsmn.org/join/.

For current ITS Minnesota members, please note that space is limited, so click here to register for the event

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28th Annual CTS Transportation Research Conference

The 28th Annual CTS Transportation Research Conference will convene researchers and practitioners from Minnesota and the Upper Midwest to highlight new learning, emerging ideas, and the latest innovations in transportation. Attendees will learn about research findings, implementation efforts, and engagement activities related to a variety of transportation topics.

For more information, please visit the conference webpage at: http://www.cts.umn.edu/events/conference/2017

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to Nov 2

ITS World Congress 2017

  • Palais des congrès de Montréal (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The ITS World Congress 2017, produced by ITS America in conjunction with ITS Canada and co-organized by ITS Europe and ITS Asia-Pacific, brings together global leaders in intelligent and transformative transportation to showcase and evaluate the latest innovative concepts, active prototypes, and live systems. Academics, researchers, policymakers, businesses, entrepreneurs, investors, implementers, and the media—thousands of people from the transport, automotive, telecommunications, and technology sectors—will engage in robust discussions and spirited debates as to how this rapidly changing and ever-expanding industry is addressing the very real challenges facing our mobile, connected societies today and in the future.

A highlight of the event will be the Smart Cities Pavilion. As a designated section of the Exhibit Hall, the Pavilion will highlight Smart Cities from around the world, continuing the discussion and debate around how policy can advance the future of integrated mobility, how transportation is moving to the center of the Internet of Things and how technological solutions and the IoT are changing cities. It will serve as a learning laboratory and feature information about leading international smart cities.

ITS World Congress 2017 will offer cutting-edge keynotes and educational programming presented by intelligent transportation experts from all over the world. Technical Papers will address technical subjects as well as the institutional, business, and economic aspects of intelligent transportation and supporting systems. The educational program will also feature Full Scientific Papers, focused on research and scholarship, as well as Special Interest Sessions.

As part of this event, Congress organizers are planning to feature live demonstrations of ITS technologies. The City of Montréal will create a virtual testbed on the streets adjacent to the Palais des congrès. This test bed will include an arterial loop circling the Palais and a section of a nearby limited access highway that will be equipped with DSRC roadside units integrated with local signal controllers to support demonstrations of Connected Vehicle technologies.

The ITS World Congress 2017 exhibit hall will showcase the latest advances and solutions in an ITS market that is projected to reach $143 billion by 2020. The event will offer participants and companies—representing the entire spectrum of an ever-growing ITS world—unparalleled opportunities for B2B and B2G networking and business growth.

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to Oct 27

2017 Toward Zero Deaths Conference

This conference provides a forum for sharing information on best practices in engineering, enforcement, education, and emergency medical/health services and for identifying new approaches to reducing the number of traffic fatalities and life-changing injuries on Minnesota roads.

For general information about the conference, including topics covered, intended audience, and the annual awards presentation, please visit the statewide conference page.

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to Oct 18

ITS Minnesota 23rd Annual Fall Forum

Each year, the Fall Forum provides public and private sector attendees presentation, exhibition, learning, and networking opportunities.  The focus of this year's Fall Forum includes Smart Cities, Autonomous and Connected Vehicles, and Connected Corridors, and will feature industry-leading speakers from across the country.  Presentations will include:

  • Future of Autonomous Vehicles by Brad Stertz of Audi
  • Smart Cities Columbus, OH by Katie Ott Zendher of HNTB
  • Smart Cities Minneapolis by Jon Wertjes from the City of Minneapolis
  • Self-Driving Cars and the Last Mile Challenge by Jesus Martinez from the Southwest Research Institute
  • Colorado RoadX Connected Corridor by Peter Kozinski of the Colorado DOT
  • 3M™ Connected Roads Enabling Intelligent Infrastructure by Colin Sultan of 3M™

The full agenda for the ITS Minnesota Fall Forum can be found by clicking here.  

Registration is now open for the event and can be found by following the web address:. http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eeaejf4e75da7352&llr=ggs5ybrab

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ITS MN / NCITE Tour of US Bank Stadium

Come visit the USBank Stadium to tour the stadium’s Security Operations Center (SOC) and Joint Operations Center (JOC). Billy Langenstein, Director of Event Services, will discuss how his staff works with other agencies, such as MnDOT, City of Minneapolis, and Metro Transit, to efficiently manage event traffic.  Please note this event is free of charge for all ITS MN Member firms and agencies. 

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to Jan 31

ITS Project Management Design Course

  • MnDOT Shoreview Training and Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This 1½ day ITS Project Management Design course is designed to enable the participants to obtain a high level of understanding of the fundamental concepts and MnDOT standard design practices related to the design and construction of Intelligent Transportation Systems within Minnesota. New technical information related to MnDOT Systems Engineering, standard specifications, special provisions, and sample plan set resources will be presented. Emerging technologies such as Connected and Automated Vehicles will also be covered.

Please click here to download the registration form for the event.  Registrations will close on January 16, 2017.

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27th Annual CTS Transportation Research Conference

The University of Minnesota's Center for Transportation Studies (CTS) is hosting the 27th Annual CTS Transportation Research Conference, which is a one-day event held on Thursday November 3rd on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis.

The conference convenes researchers and practitioners from Minnesota and the Upper Midwest to highlight new learning, emerging ideas, and the latest innovations in transportation. Attendees will learn about research findings, implementation efforts, and engagement activities related to a variety of transportation topics.

Please go the CTS Event page to register and learn more information about the conference.

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