James McCommons

Associate Professor · Movable Type Management

All Aboard! On this trip, you'll rekinkle an appreciation for effective, efficient and passenger-friendly mass transportation policies

High-Speed Rail Transportation Policy Mass Transit Public Policy Passenger Rail

Michael Knodler Jr.

Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Affairs, College of Engineering / Director of Transportation Center / Civil and Environmental Engineering · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Michael Knodler's main areas of research and teaching are related to transportation safety, operations, design, and education.

Transportation Engineering Traffic Operations Driver Behavior (Older & Younger) Transportation Safety Pedestrian & Bicycles

Kari Watkins

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Kari Watkins' research interests revolve around multi-modal transportation planning and the use of technology in transportation.

Complete Streets Design Traveler Information Transportation Planning Smart Cities Sustainable Communities

Bern Grush

Strategy | Vice President Innovation · Grush Niles Strategic | PayBySky

Transportation innovator, writer, speaker. Deployment and social policy: automated vehicles, parking, mobility as a service, & road tolling.

Autonomous Vehicles Self-driving cars Driverless cars Parking Reform Road Tolling

Kip Hawley

Author and Security Specialist · Movable Type Management

An expert on Global Security and counterterrorism, former Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration

Security & Technology Transportation Security Counterterrorism Aviation Security Policy

Simon Anderson

Applied Foresight Keynote Speaker · Venture Foresight LLC

Keynote Speaker | Applied Foresight Consultant | Award-Winning Author

Keynote Speaking Future of Work Emerging Technology Future Trends Transportation

Jeffrey Miller

Dean of College of Engineering and Computer Sciences · Southern Utah University

Dr. Jeffrey Miller serves as the dean of the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences at Southern Utah University.

Computer Programming Ethics in Driverless Cars Vehicular Communications Software Engineering STEM Education and Learning

Allan Zarembski

Professor of Practice Civil and Environmental Engineering; Director, Railway Engineering and Safety Program · University of Delaware

Prof. Zarembski has expertise in railroad track engineering and railroad safety.

Railroad Track Engineering Railroad Safety Derailment Analysis Wheel-Rail Interaction Rail Inspection

Francis Ortiz Ocaña

Ceo & Founder · Crea Solutions

A Smart Citizen in an Augmented World. Geolocated, Virtualized and ready to share knowledge about Disruptive Tech and Smart Everything.

Governance Internet of Things (IoT) Destination Marketing Virtual Reality (VR) Geolocation

Patricia Mokhtarian

Professor, Civil Engineering · Georgia Tech - COE

Patricia Mokhtarian has specialized in the application of quantitative methods to the study of travel behavior for more than 30 years.

Commuters' Responses to Congestion or to System Disruptions The Need to Travel for Its Own Sake Impacts of Land Use on Travel Impacts of Telecommunication on Travel Multitasking Attitudes and Behavior During Travel

John Leonard, Ph.D.

Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Professor Leonard teaches databases, user interfaces and video game design. Research interests cover modeling, analytics and visualization.

Modeling and simulation of traffic and transportation systems Traffic flow theory and traffic engineering Intelligent transportation systems Institutional Research Studies of higher education institutions

Robert McCann

Professor · University of Toronto, Department of Mathematics

Professor McCann's research focuses on optimal transportation and its applications within and outside mathematics.

Mathematical Physics Mathematical Economics Convex Analysis Geometry Optimization

Joseph F. Coughlin

Director, MIT AgeLab · Massachusetts Institute of Technology

You're not getting older, you're getting better! MIT's AgeLab Director explains how changing demographics will impact business & government

Aging Social Innovation Gerontology New Technology Understanding the Impact of Place On Well-Being

Norman Garrick, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department · University of Connecticut

Professor with a focus on civil engineering, transportation behaviors, parking, public transit, and bicycle lanes.

Shared Spaces Transit Planning Urban Planning Civil Engineering Urban Street Networks

Fred Carstensen, Ph.D.

Professor · University of Connecticut

Professor Fred Carstensen is an expert in the areas of public policy, economic history and economics.

Finance Public Policy Economic History Economics

Tiffany Muller Myrdahl

Urbanist and Feminist Geographer · Simon Fraser University

Specializes in equity and inclusion. Uses policy analysis and collaborative research with women and LGBTQ people to examine urban change.

Geographies of social difference (with an emphasis on gender and sexuality) Municipal Social Inclusion Policy Qualitative and Mixed Method Research Oral history methods for research and policymaking

Lynda Friesz-Martin

President · Lynda Friesz Public Relations, Inc.

Energetic, dynamic speaker that connects Social Media to Traditional Public Relations Campaigns

New Media and Transportation Integrating Social Media in Your Communication Strategy Strategic Communications

Paulina Jaramillo

Professor · Carnegie Mellon University

Paulina Jaramillo is currently involved in research to understand the social, economic and environmental implications of energy consumption.

Sustainable Engineering Engineering and Public Policy Electric Power Systems Green Design Energy

Eric Jackson, Ph.D.

Executive Director, CTI and Director CTSRC · University of Connecticut

Autonomous Vehicles Safety data integration and analysis Transportation Data Systems Web-based data collection, distributuon, and analysis Remote sensing and geographic information systems

Xilei Zhao

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Xilei Zhao focuses on developing and applying data and computational science methods to tackle problems in transportation and resilience.

Machine Learning Public Transit Hurricane Evacuation Community Resilience Artificial Intelligence