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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
October 17-20, 2017 7th METRANS International Urban Freight Conference Long Beach, California
October 17-20, 2017 Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) Annual Conference Savannah, Georgia
October 21-24, 2017 International Association of Chief of Police (IACP) Annual Conference and Exposition Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
October 22-25, 2017 International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Annual Conference San Antonio, Texas
October 29 - November 2, 2017 ITS World Congress 2017 Montréal, Canada
November 13-17, 2017 Traffic Incident Response Week Empty Cell
November 15-18-2017 National League of Cities (NLC) City Summit Charlotte, North Carolina
January 3-5, 2018 National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTCD) Winter Meeting Arlington, Virginia
January 7-11, 2018 Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting Washington, DC
January 7-11, 2018 American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting Austin, Texas
January 26-30, 2018 American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) Annual Convention and Traffic Expo San Antonio, Texas
February 27 - March 2, 2018 AASHTO 2018 Washington Briefing Washington, DC
March 3-7, 2018 National Association of Counties Legislative Conference Washington, DC
March 5-7, 2018 National Bike Summit Washington, DC
March 26-29, 2018 National Hurricane Conference Orlando, Florida
April 18-25, 2018 Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Spring Technical Meetings Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
April 22-24, 2018 Lifesavers Conference San Antonio, Texas
April 22-26, 2018 National Association of County Engineers (NACE) Annual Conference Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
May 6-9, 2018 American Public Works Association (APWA) North American Snow Conference Indianapolis, Indiana
May 17-20, 2018 American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) National Conference Cleveland, Ohio
May 21-24, 2018 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Spring Meeting Franklin, Tennessee
June 3-6, 2018 National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) Conference and Exhibition Orlando, Florida
June 3-8, 2018 2018 ITS America Annual Meeting Detroit, Michigan
June 10-13, 2018 2018 Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (WASHTO) Annual Meeting Rapid City, South Dakota
June 17-20, 2018 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Subcommittee on Traffic Engineering (SCOTE) Meeting Denver Colorado
June 20-22, 2018 National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTCD) Summer Meeting Denver, Colorado
July 10-12, 2018 Automated Vehicles Symposium 2018 San Francisco, California
July 13-16, 2018 National Association of Counties (NACo) Annual Conference and Exposition Nashville, Tennessee
July 24-31, 2018 International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) International Annual Conference Orlando, Florida
July 30 - August 2, 2018 National Conference of State Legislatures 2018 Legislative Summit Los Angeles, California
August 4-8, 2018 Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) Annual Meeting Houston, Texas
August 8-11, 2018 International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Annual Conference & Expo - Fire-Rescue International Dallas, Texas
August 20-23, 2018 Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) 2018 Annual Meeting & Exhibit Minneapolis, Minnesota
August 27-29, 2018 Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials (MAASTO) Annual Meeting Traverse City, Michigan
September 16-18, 2018 Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) Conference (Intermodal Expo) Long Beach, California
September 16-19, 2018 "Pro Walk—Pro Bike—Pro Place" Conference New Orleans, Louisiana
September 17-21, 2018 25th ITS World Congress Copenhagen, Denmark
September 20-24, 2018 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Annual Meeting Atlanta, Georgia
September 30 - October 3, 2018 Transportation Association of Canada Conference and Exhibition Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada