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Conferences and Events

This page provides a listing of conferences and events that may be of interest to Operations communities, and are listed for informational purposes only. Not all conferences and events listed are open for general admission, or sponsored by the USDOT. Therefore, if you are interested in attending any of these conferences and events, you are urged to consult with the organizers beforehand. Let us know about any upcoming events by sending an email to Operations Feedback.

Conferences and Events
Date Conference/Event Location
August 10-13, 2020 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Committee on Construction 2020 Annual Meeting Virtual Meeting
August 11-13, 2020 Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) 2020 Annual Meeting & Exhibit Virtual Meeting
August 18-20, 2020 Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) 2020 Annual Meeting & Exhibit Virtual Meeting
August 19-21, 2020 International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Annual Conference & Expo - Fire-Rescue International Virtual Meeting
August 24-27, 2020 American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) Midyear Meeting Virtual Meeting
September 12-17, 2020 National Weather Association Annual Meeting Virtual Meeting
September 28 - October 2, 2020 2020 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Joint Policy Meeting: Connecting the DOTs — Committee on Environment, Transportation System Security & Resilience (TSSR), Committee on Freight, Committee on Planning & Active Transportation Virtual Meeting
September 29 - October 2, 2020 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Committee on Transportation System Operations Meeting Virtual Meeting
October 18-21, 2020 American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Convention Pinehurst, North Carolina
October 21-23, 2020 International Association of Chief of Police (IACP) Conference Virtual Meeting
October 26-28, 2020 American Meteorological Society (AMS) Washington Forum Virtual Meeting
October 26-30, 2020 Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) Annual Conference Virtual Meeting
November 4-8, 2020 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Annual Meeting Baltimore, Maryland
November 18-21, 2020 National League of Cities (NLC) City Summit Virtual Meeting
January 10-14, 2021 American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting New Orleans, Louisiana
January 24-28, 2021 Transportation Research Board (TRB) 100th Annual Meeting Washington, DC
January 29 - February 2, 2021 American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) Annual Convention and Traffic Expo Virtual Meeting
February 20-24, 2021 National Association of Counties Legislative Conference Washington, DC
March 29 - April 1, 2021 National Hurricane Conference New Orleans, Louisiana
April 11-14, 2021 American Public Works Association (APWA) North American Snow Conference Grand Rapids, Michigan
April 19-22, 2021 National Association of County Engineers (NACE) Annual Conference Riverside County (Palm Springs), California
April 25-27, 2021 Lifesavers Conference Long Beach, California
May 17-20, 2021 ITS America 2021 Annual Meeting Atlanta, Georgia
June 27-30 2021 National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) Conference and Exhibition Atlanta, Georgia
July 16-19, 2021 National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference and Exposition Austin, Texas
September 12-14, 2021 Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) Conference (Intermodal Expo) Long Beach, California