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2018 Annual Meeting   | Sep. 13-14, Indianapolis, IN

“Keeping ITS On Track”

2018 Annual Meeting of ITS Midwest

Photo Credits: Joe Skibinski, IndyCar Series

Thursday and Friday, September 13-14, 2018
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Media Center Indianapolis, IN

The 2018 ITS Midwest Annual Meeting will be held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Media Center, Indianapolis, IN. “Keeping ITS On Track” is the Annual Meeting theme. The focal point of this year’s gathering will be the actions needed to continue development and deployment of ITS and transportation technologies. The program of this two-day event will include:

Jason Goldman, ITS America

Jason Goldman, ITS America

Joe McGuinness, INDOT

Joe McGuinness, INDOT

  • Roundtable panel discussions and technical sessions on Smart Cities, connected and automated vehicles, traffic management and operations, multi-agency collaborations, work zone ITS, safety innovations, commercial vehicle operations, transit applications, incident management, federal updates, and new technologies.
  • ITS Midwest is pleased to announce that Joe McGuinness, Commissioner, Indiana Department of Transportation will provide the Keynote at the 2018 Annual Meeting in Indianapolis.
  • Also, Jason Goldman, Vice President for External Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement at ITS America will be the Luncheon speaker.
  • "Behind the Scenes" technical tour from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum.
  • Speedway Indoor Karting and 1911 Grill social event.

Be sure to take advantage of member discounts by timely renewing your membership in ITS Midwest.
Not a member of ITS Midwest? Learn more about membership benefits and join today.

Download SAVE THE DATE Announcement Posted: July 5, 2018

Meeting Registration

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED We are no longer accepting online registrations.
  • Member: $175 early bird, $225 after 9/7
  • Non-Member: $225 early bird, $275 after 9/7
  • Speaker: $175
  • Student (Student ID required): Free (lunch not included),
    $27 (lunch included)
  • Special offer: 20% discount on 2018 ITS Midwest chapter membership available to non-members registering for the Annual Meeting. Offer not available to past or renewing members.

Note that the following extras are not included in the meeting registration rates listed above:

  • The cost of the social event; for details about and how to register for the social event, visit the Social Event section.
  • The cost of the pre-event item "Tee Times at Brickyard Crossing"; for more information about this item, visit "Tee Times at Brickyard Crossing".
  • The cost of the IMS "Behind the Scenes" technical tour for more information about the tour, visit "IMS Tour".

Early bird registration ends September 7, 2018. The deadline to register online is September 11, after which only onsite registration is available. Credit cards will be accepted during onsite registration; however, please have check/cash in hand when registering onsite, in case of issues with credit card payments.



Interest in Sponsorship and/or Exhibition opportunities? Check out the Sponsorship/Exhibition section.

Meeting Program Booklet

Technical Program Booklet

The Annual Meeting Program Booklet is available for download (pdf).
Last revised September 19, 2018

Meeting Program (time schedule)

Technical Program (time schedule)

The Annual Meeting Program (schedule) is available for download (pdf).
Last revised September 19, 2018

Project of the Year 2018

This year the ITS Midwest “Project of the Year” award recognized a project in Illinois: CDOT’s Chicago Smart Mobility (CSM) Project Phase I.

For details, visit ITS "Project of the Year" 2018


The ITS Midwest Conference Outreach Committee sent out an invitation to Members and Attendees of our recent Annual Meetings to submit an abstract for presentation at the Annual Meeting. Abstract submittal is now officially closed. Thanks to everyone who submitted and will be presenting his/her thoughts and work to contribute to a shared vision of a smart and connected transportation future.

IMS Technical Tour

Technical Tour

A "Behind the Scenes" technical tour from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum will take place on the afternoon of Friday, September 14th following the annual meeting. For details, visit "Behind the Scenes" Technical Tour




For questions about lodging and general questions about the Annual Meeting, please contact Ryan Elliott at 317-532-5427 or .

For questions regarding abstracts and the Annual Meeting technical program please contact David Zavattero at 773-802-1541 or .

Gold Sponsor





TranSmart EJM


Silver Sponsors


CBB Engineering Ltd



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