Tuesday, July 5, 2016

APTA's 2016 Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, 11-14 September




The 2016 Annual Meeting is scheduled for September 11-14, 2016, at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE, 900 W Olympic Blvd. and L.A. Convention Center.

About APTA's Annual Meeting

APTA's Annual Meeting is the flagship event for public transportation professionals to engage in workshops, join tours, and network with colleagues. Keynote speakers and educational sessions explore hot topics, including transformative technology, community building, innovative funding and finance, safety, workforce development, worldwide mega projects, and more.
Who should attend: public transportation agency and business leaders, board members, representatives of governmental agencies, manufacturers, suppliers, and consultants 

Schedule At A Glance

The 2016 Annual Meeting is scheduled for September 11-14 in Los Angeles at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE and L.A. Convention Center
Hosted by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, APTA's major policy & management conference attracts public transportation leaders and managers from all sectors. Join the discussions with your colleagues to share best practices. Register early for this opportunity to network with colleagues and learn from one another.
 
NOTE: This schedule is preliminary and subject to change. Stay tuned for additional conference information, committee meetings, and full program details.
 
>see Committee Meetings to view the list of scheduled meetings to date
 
Last updated: July 1, 2016​
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Saturday, September 10   Sunday, September 11   Monday, September 12   Tuesday, September 13   Wednesday, September 14   

Saturday, September 10

7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

American Public Transportation Foundation (APTF) Golf Tournament

"Golfing for a Cause"
Shotgun Start: 7 a.m.
Location: DeBell Golf Club, 1500 E. Walnut Avenue, Burbank, CA 91501

Visit www.aptfd.org for more information & to register your foursome(s). 
All proceeds from the tournament will benefit the APTF Scholarship Fund. 

QUESTIONS?
 Contact APTA's Brandon Roccio at broccio@apta or 202.496.4859.
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Committee Meetings

- APTA Board of Directors | 1 - 5 p.m.
 
 
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

TECHNICAL TOURS

Sign up on site at the host information desk for the tour of your choice.
 
- Metro’s Sustainable Bus Facilities - Division 13 and El Monte Station | 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. | 50 person limit
- Iconic Union Station: Past, Present and Future | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (also on Sunday, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.) | 40 person limit
- Where Magic Meets Metro - New Construction Projects at Universal City/Studio City Station and North Hollywood Station | 2 - 4 p.m. | 40 person limit
- Metro Art Moves! | 2 - 5 p.m. (also on Sunday, 2 - 5 p.m.) | 40 person limit
 
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Conference Registration Desk

    Conference bags sponsored by WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
    company logo 
     
    Conference lanyards sponsored by AECOM
    company logo 
  • Host Information Desk

1 - 5 p.m.

NTI TRAINING: Understanding ADA

The course is available to all APTA Annual Meeting registrants at no additional charge.
>stay tuned for course details and registration information
 

Sunday, September 11

7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Committee Meetings

- Legislative Committee | 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 
8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Conference Registration Desk

  • Host Information Desk

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

TECHNICAL TOURS

Sign up on site at the host information desk for the tour of your choice.

- Iconic Union Station: Past, Present and Future | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (also on Saturday, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.) | 40 person limit
- Metro Regional Connector, Crenshaw/LAX Transit Line Construction Projects | 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. | 25 person limit
- From Delis to K-Town to the Walk of Fame: Metro's Red Line | 1 - 5 p.m. | 40 person limit
- Metro Art Moves! | 2 - 5 p.m. (also on Sunday, 2 - 5 p.m.) | 50 person limit
 
1 - 2:15 p.m.

This is APTA

Getting involved, using APTA’s resources
2:30 - 3:45 p.m.

GOVERNING: Transit Board Members as Impactful Leaders

Learn about current trends in public transportation and expand your governance skills at this program designed exclusively for transit agency board members
6 - 8 p.m.

Welcome to Los Angeles Reception at the Products & Services Showcase

(tickets required)

Monday, September 12

7 - 8 a.m.

Coffee Service

7 - 8:15 a.m.

Committee Meetings

7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Conference Registration Desk

  • Host Information Desk

  • Moderators/Speakers & AV Preview Room

  • TCRP Information Center

8 - 9 a.m.

OPENING GENERAL SESSION: Where Public Transportation Goes, Community Grows

General Session sponsored by Proterra, Inc.
company logo 
9 - 10 a.m.

GENERAL SESSION: Your Brain is Good at Inclusion...Except When It's Not

Keynote Speaker: diversity guru Dr. Steven L. Robbins 
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

- Discussion session with Dr. Steve L. Robbins
- Congress & the Federal Transportation Agenda
 
11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

PRODUCTS & SERVICES SHOWCASE

(includes lunch; tickets required)

>see 
Exhibitor Information/Registration for details and to register
 
2:15 - 3:15 p.m.

GENERAL SESSION: USDOT Secretary Anthony Foxx

Join us for an hour with U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx
3:45 - 5:15 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

- AdWheel Awards Ceremony
- Transportation Projects: Driving Economic Growth
 
 
5:30 - 7 p.m.

Committee Meetings

Tuesday, September 13

7 - 8 a.m.

Coffee Service

7 - 8:15 a.m.

Committee Meetings

8 - 9:15 a.m.

GENERAL SESSION: 2016 Political Overview

Keynote Speakers: political pundits Paul Begala & Michael Murphy

Sponsored by Business Member Activity Fund
 
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Conference Registration Desk

  • Host Information Desk

  • Moderators/Speakers & AV Preview Room

  • TCRP Information Center

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

GENERAL SESSION: A Conversation with FTA and FRA

10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

- APTA/COMTO DBE Assembly
 
 
12:15 - 2:15 p.m.

APTA AWARDS CEREMONY & LUNCHEON

(tickets required)
Lunch co-sponsored by Genfare and APTA
company logo 
3 - 4:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

3:30 - 5 p.m.

Leadership APTA: Celebrating Tomorrow's Leaders

Class of 2016 leadership project presentations and graduation + welcoming the class of 2017
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

American Public Transportation Foundation Scholarship Awards

How does your organization attract students to a career in public transportation? Come hear new ideas from the APTF scholarship winners.
6 - 7 p.m.

Committee Meetings

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Leadership APTA Reception

Wednesday, September 14

7:30 - 9 a.m.

WEDNESDAY WAKE UP BREAKFAST: "Boots on the Ground, Flats in the Boardroom"

Transportation Women Tell Their Stories
(tickets required)
7:30 - 10 a.m.
  • Conference Registration Desk

  • Host Information Desk

  • Moderators/Speakers & AV Preview Room

  • TCRP Information Center

9:30 - 11 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions

9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

TECHNICAL TOURS

Sign up on site at the host information desk for the tour of your choice.

- Southern California Regional Rail (Metrolink) | 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
| 40 person limit
- LAND TO SEA: Metro Blue Line to Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | 50-75 person limit
- LAND TO SEA: Long Beach Transit’s Multimodal Operations on the Waterfront | 11 a.m. - 2p.m. | 55 person limit
 
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

CLOSING GENERAL SESSION: Integrating Innovation into the Fabric of Your Organization

12:30 - 5 p.m.

Committee Meetings

1:30 - 5 p.m.

FTA WORKSHOP: MAP-21 Capital Investment Grants Program

The workshop is available to all Annual Meeting registrants at no additional charge.
>stay tuned for workshop details and registration information
 




(Source: http://www.apta.com/mc/annual/Pages/default.aspx)

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