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ITS Midwest Annual Meeting

ITS Midwest will hold its 2019 Annual Meeting on Sep. 26-27 at the Doubletree Suites by Hilton Hotel & Conference Center Chicago-Downers Grove, Illinois.
For more information and to register, please visit "2019 Annual Meeting", the official website of the 2019 ITS Midwest Annual Meeting.

For information on past annual meetings: Past Annual Meetings (2006-2018)

ITS Midwest Webinars

ITS Midwest is pleased to welcome its membership to the relaunch of its acclaimed ITS Midwest Webinars series that will highlight agencies, researchers, products, and ITS issues and accomplishments across the four-state membership. See ITS Midwest Webinars for details.

Technical Training Opportunities

ITS Midwest in cooperation with ITS America and the U.S. DOT Professional Capacity Building (PCB) program is pleased to offer training to ITS Midwest members and others.

No courses are currently scheduled. Please check back soon with us for future training opportunities.

Webinars/Information on Connected Vehicles

CV Pilot Deployment Program

In September 2016, three Connected Vehicle Pilot sites, (Tampa/THEA, ICF/Wyoming, and New York City Department of Transportation) will embark on a new phase of activity to design, build, and test the nation's most complex and extensive deployment of integrated wireless in-vehicle, mobile device, and roadside technologies. These technologies and applications have been brought together in innovative ways to have an immediate impact-save lives, improve personal mobility, enhance economic productivity, reduce environmental impacts, and transform public agency operations.

Over the past 12 months, each site has prepared a comprehensive deployment concept to ensure a rapid and efficient connected vehicle capability roll-out. Now the three sites will embark on a new 20-month phase to design, build, and test the nation's most complex and extensive deployment of integrated wireless in-vehicle, mobile device, and roadside technologies.

For a more detailed description of CV Pilots objectives, phases, research progress, and relevant program information for public consumption, please visit: Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment Program (US DOT).

Conferences, Meetings, & Events…

Events of potential interest to ITS Midwest members

March 16, 2020
Market Workshop: Insurance | Hosted by the Mobility on Demand Alliance and MaaS Alliance
CMAP Chicago

October 4-8, 2020

2020 ITS World Congress | #ITSWC20, Los Angeles Convention Center | Los Angeles, CA


Please also visit ITS America's list of Events (access Events menu from top horizontal navigation menu).

Training Courses, Web casts

 ITS America's webinar series

Register for ITS America's webinar series and stay up to date with intelligent transportation systems research, deployment, and policy from industry leaders and high-ranking government officials from around the country. Each webinar will close with a Q&A session - submit your questions online throughout the webinar via chat and session moderators will pose the top questions to the featured presenter.

Upcoming Webinars:

For more information: ITS America's webinar series

TRB Webinars

For more information on the TRB webinars, visit the TRB Webinars website website.

T3 Webinars

For more information on the T3 webinars, visit the ITS PCB website website.

About the T3 Webinars:
T3 Webinars are sponsored by the U.S. DOT's ITS Professional Capacity Building (ITS PCB) Program. Visit the ITS PCB website for more information about T3 and other ITS PCB sponsored learning opportunities. PDHs: 1.5.
Recordings & Transcripts
For information on recordings and transcripts of past "T3 Webinars":
» T3 Archive - ITS PCB website.

CITE Blended Courses

The Consortium for Innovative Transportation Education (CITE) is a unique organization of university and industry partners with a set of shared goals and beliefs. CITE believes in furthering the goals of safety and reliability in the transportation system through training and education. CITE’s online courses provide quality, relevant materials and instruction that engage and enhance the learning process, leading to lasting retention. Training courses for continuing education units (CEU’s) are available directly through CITE. CITE’s university for-credit courses are available through our University Partners.

In spring 2018 CITE started offering NEW Instructor-Led (Blended) Courses (registration open):
Download list of CITE Instructor-Led (Blended) Courses

See also: Updated list of CITE Blended Courses (CITE Consortium website)

All course materials are on-line but students have access to course instructors through pre-scheduled conference calls.
Cost is $250 each; $400 for two (2).


Questions? For more information, contact Denise Twisdale or Kathy Frankle.

Free "Talking Freight" Web Casts

The "Talking Freight" seminars are part of a broader Freight Professional Development Program aimed at providing technical assistance, training, tools, and information to help the freight and planning workforce meet the transportation challenges of tomorrow.

To register for a seminar, please visit:
Freight Professional Development Program on the FHWA website

The seminars are sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and are held via web conference. This means that you view the PowerPoint presentations over the Internet while listening to the presenters over the telephone. There is no cost involved and you do not have to leave your desk to participate. However, registration and attendance is limited to 100 people.

The "Talking Freight" seminars are held on the third Wednesday of each month, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET/ 10:00 am - 11:30 am Pacific. The first hour of each seminar is dedicated to the presentations and the remaining 30 minutes are for audience question and answer.

For more information on the Talking Freight Seminars, visit the Freight Professional Development Program website.

Recordings & Transcripts
A list of  past "Talking Freight" Webinars is available.
Recordings of past seminars, as well as transcripts and links to download the PowerPoint presentations, are available at:
» Talking Freight Seminar Series (FHWA website)

Classroom Training

Fiber Optics for ITS, Traffic, Fire Alarm, and Communications Systems

This multi-level course presented by The Light Brigade offers three levels of certification training over five days. Students learn essential skills for the International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Fiber Optics for ITS, Traffic, Fire Alarm, and Communication Systems certification requirements.

For more information and to register:
Fiber Optics for ITS, Traffic, Fire Alarm, and Communications Systems Course - The Light Brigade web site

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