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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
February 25-28, 2020 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) 2020 Washington Briefing Washington, DC
February 29 - March 4, 2020 National Association of Counties Legislative Conference Washington, DC
March 15-17, 2020 Annual National Bike Summit Arlington, Virginia
March 15-17, 2020 Lifesavers Conference Tampa, Florida
April 1-7, 2020 Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Spring Technical Meetings Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
April 6-9, 2020 National Hurricane Conference Orlando, Florida
April 19-22, 2020 American Public Works Association (APWA) North American Snow Conference Cleveland, Ohio
April 19-23, 2020 National Association of County Engineers (NACE) Annual Conference Baldwin County, Alabama
April 20-24, 2020 2020 National Work Zone Awareness Week Empty Cell
April 21-23, 2020 American Meteorological Society (AMS) Washington Forum Washington, DC
May 26-29, 2020 2020 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Spring Meeting Kansas City, Missouri
May 31 - June 3, 2020 International Parking Conference and Expo San Antonio, Texas
June 3-6, 2020 American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) National Conference Raleigh, North Carolina
June 7-10 2020 National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) Conference and Exhibition Detroit, Michigan
June 14-17, 2020 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Committee on Traffic Engineering Meeting Virginia Beach, Virginia
June 17-19, 2020 National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTCD) Summer Meeting Virginia Beach, Virginia
June 28 - July 1, 2020 2020 Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (WASHTO) Annual Meeting Salt Lake City, Utah
July 6-10-2020 International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Forum & Expo Reno, Nevada
July 13-15, 2020 Northeast Association of State Transportation Officials (NASTO) Annual Conference Hartford, Connecticut
July 17-20-2020 National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference and Exposition Orlando, Florida
July 19-24, 2020 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Committee on Maintenance Meeting Westminster, Colorado
July 27-30, 2020 National Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP)/Tribal Technical Assistance Program (TTAP) & National Transportation Training Directors (NTTD) Conference Seattle, Washington
July 27-30, 2020 Automated Vehicles Symposium 2020 San Diego, California
August 4-7, 2020 Walk/Bike/Places 2020 Conference Indianapolis, Indiana
August 8-13, 2020 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Committee on Construction 2020 Annual Meeting Bellevue, WA
August 9-11, 2020 Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) Annual Meeting Mobile, Alabama
August 9-12, 2020 Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) 2020 Annual Meeting & Exhibit New Orleans, Louisiana
August 9-12, 2020 National Rural ITS Conference New Orleans, Louisiana
August 10-13, 2020 National Conference of State Legislatures 2020 Legislative Summit Indianapolis, Indiana
August 17-19, 2020 Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials (MAASTO) Annual Meeting Chicago, Illinois
August 19-22, 2020 International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Annual Conference & Expo - Fire-Rescue International Phoenix, Arizona
August 26-28, 2020 American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) Midyear Meeting Minneapolis, Minnesota
August 30 - September 2, 2020 Public Works Expo New Orleans, Louisiana
September 12-17, 2020 National Weather Association Annual Meeting Tulsa, Oklahoma
September 13-15, 2020 Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) Conference (Intermodal Expo) Long Beach, California
September 15-17, 2020 The National Work Zone Management Conference Herndon, Virginia
September 23-25, 2020 American Public Works Association (APWA) Western Snow and Ice Conference Loveland, Colorado
September 27-30, 2020 Transportation Association of Canada Conference and Exhibition Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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 New Brunswick, New Jersey
October 4-8, 2020 ITS World Congress 2020 Los Angeles, California
October 17-20, 2020 International Association of Chief of Police (IACP) Conference New Orleans, Louisiana
October 26-30, 2020 Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) Annual Conference Minneapolis Minnesota
November 4-8, 2020 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Annual Meeting Baltimore, Maryland
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