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									        2007 AMPO ANNUAL CONFERENCE: Addressing Metropolitan Planning
        Opportunities
        The 2007 Agenda is broken into 7 Tracks with Peer Learning opportunities throughout.
        The Tracks this year are: Thinking Regionally, New Requirements in Action, Technical
        Talk, Stewardship for Transportation Planners, Interactive Technologies, Keys to MPO
        Success, and The MPO Checkbook.
        DRAFT AGENDA

        Tuesday, October 2nd
Times                      Session                   Speakers
8:00am – 9:00am            Pre Conference
                           Registration Only


9:00am-5:00pm              A Charette with Dan       Dan Burden, Walkable Communities
                           Burden: Hands-On
                           Training in the Field
                           (The Riverdale
                           Project)

12:00pm – 5:00pm           Getting Elected           Center for Urban Transportation Research
                           Officials Up-To-
                           Speed: The Jeopardy
                           Way


12:00pm – 5:00pm           Exhibitor Set-Up



3:00pm – 5:00pm            AMPO Board
                           Meeting

        Wednesday, October 3rd
Times                                          Session              Speakers
8:00am – 6:00pm                                Registration



8:00am-8:30am                                  Breakfast
                                               Exhibit Area
                                               Opens


8:30am-10:30am                                 Policy Meeting       Chair: Charlie Howard, Puget Sound
                                               (Open to AMPO        Regional Council
                                               Members)             Vice Chair: Ashby Johnson, H-GAC

8:30am-10:30am                                 Technical Meeting    Chair: Tyler Meyer, Greensboro MPO
                                               (Open to AMPO        Vice Chair: Kuo-Ann Chiao, NYMTC
                                               Members)
Wed. Times Cont.    Track              Session              Speakers
10:45am – 11:45pm                      Joint Policy &       Discussion will touch upon the priorities
                                       Technical Meeting    of each Committee, in preparation for the
                                       (Open to All         next transportation bill.
                                       Attendees)
12:00pm – 1:15pm                       Lunch – Welcome      Invited Speakers




1:20pm – 3:00pm     Thinking           Scenario Planning    Hannah Twaddell, Renaissance Planning
                    Regionally                              Group & Chris Evilia, Waco MPO

                                                            Charles Trainor, COMPASS

                                                            Jill Locantore, DRCOG
1:20pm – 3:00pm     New Requirements   Federal Update       Michael Culp & Robert Ritter, FHWA
                    in Action
                                                            Charles Goodman, FTA

                                                            Victor Austin, FTA
1:20pm-3:00pm       Stewardship for    Climate Change:      Sponsored by the AMPO Air Quality
                    Transportation     Planning Ahead       Work Group
                    Planners
                                                            Moderator: Diane Turchetta, FHWA

                                                            Ben Rasmussen, Boston MPO (invited)

                                                            Ron Kirby, MWCOG

3:00pm – 4:00pm     Peer Learning      Topic: Best          Presentation by:
                                       Practices            Penelope Weinberger, Texas
                                                            Transportation Institute

                                                            These 1-hour sessions will consist of
                                                            short presentations to set the framework
                                                            for peer discussions, giving attendees a
                                                            chance to identify their own challenges
                                                            and exchange ideas.

3:00pm – 4:00pm     Peer Learning      Topic: Coordinated   Presentations by:
                                       Services             David Schilling, ARC Wendy Klancher
                                                            & Beth Newman, MWCOG

                                                            These 1-hour sessions will consist of
                                                            short presentations to set the framework
                                                            for peer discussions, giving attendees a
                                                            chance to identify their own challenges
                                                            and exchange ideas.
Wed. Times Cont…       Track               Session           Speakers
3:00pm – 4:00pm        Peer Learning       Topic: Public     Presentation by: The Louis Berger Group
                                           Private
                                           Partnerships      These 1-hour sessions will consist of
                                                             short presentations to set the framework
                                                             for peer discussions, giving attendees a
                                                             chance to identify their own challenges
                                                             and exchange ideas.
3:30pm – 4:00pm                            Break



4:00pm – 5:00pm                            Exhibitor Panel   Exhibitors

4:00pm-5:00pm                              General           Election of Board Officers
                                           Membership
                                           Meeting

6:00pm –10:00pm                            Opening Night     The Clinton Library (Tour & Reception)
                                           Reception &
                                           Presentation of
                                           Annual Awards
                                           honoring
                                           excellence in
                                           transportation
                                           planning


        Thursday, October 4th
Times                   Track              Session           Speakers
7:30am – 6:00pm                            Registration

7:00am-8:00am                              Breakfast



8:00am-10:00am          Interactive        Emerging          Andres Ferrate, terraIMS
                        Technologies: A    Technology –
                        Planner’s Arcade   Innovations in    Atri Sen and Matt Diez, IEM, Inc.
                                           Geospatial
                                           Technology
8:00am-10:00am          Thinking           Freight & Land    Caroline Marshall, ARC
                        Regionally         Use
                                                             Howard Mann, NYMTC

                                                             Denise Bunnewith, First Coast MPO

8:00am-10:00am          Keys to MPO        Effective         Jeff Kramer, CUTR
                        Success            Organization &
                                           Structure         Kent Anderson, Indiana MPO Council

                                                             John Sprowls, FTA

                                                             Bruce Spear, Cambridge Systematics
Thur. Times Cont…   Track              Session               Speakers
10:10am-12:00pm     Interactive        Using TELUS: An       TELUS
                    Technologies: A    Interactive Session
                    Planner’s Arcade
10:10am – 12:00pm   The MPO            Finance               Dan Lamers & Michael Burbank,
                    Checkbook                                NCTCOG

                                                             Gary Maring & Iris Ortiz, Cambridge
                                                             Systematics
10:10am – 11:10am   Peer Learning      Topic: Energy         Presentation by: TBD
                                       Sustainability
                                                             These 1-hour sessions will consist of
                                                             short presentations to set the framework
                                                             for peer discussions, giving attendees a
                                                             chance to identify their own challenges
                                                             and exchange ideas.
11:10am-12:00pm     Peer Learning      Topic: Asset          Presentation by:
                                       Management            Robert Ritter, FHWA

                                                             These 1-hour sessions will consist of
                                                             short presentations to set the framework
                                                             for peer discussions, giving attendees a
                                                             chance to identify their own challenges
                                                             and exchange ideas.

12:15pm-1:30pm                         Working Lunch         AMPO “Townhall” Meeting – Electronic
                                       Sponsored by          Polling to Help Shape Policy Priorities
                                       Neighborhood
                                       America


1:40pm-3:00pm       Interactive        What MPO              Howard Slavin, Caliper Corporation
                    Technologies: A    Managers Should
                    Planner’s Arcade   Know about
                                       Travel Modeling
                                       and Computing

1:40pm-3:00pm       Stewardship for    Smart Growth &        Graham Jones, Martin/Alexiou/Bryson
                    Transportation     Land Use              PLLC
                    Planners
                                                             Stephen Williams, Nashua RPC

                                                             Jerry Blair, East-West Gateway COG

                                                             Sam Seskin, CH2MHill

1:40pm-3:00pm       New Requirements   Security              Atri Sen & Beverly Williams, IEM, Inc,
                    in Action
                                                             Ed Elam & Elaine Wilkinson, Gulf
                                                             Regional Planning Commission,

                                                             Christy Willhite, H-GAC
3:00pm – 3:30pm                        Break
Thur. Times Cont…       Track            Session               Speakers
3:40pm –5:15pm          Technical Talk   Integrating M& O      Sponsored by the AMPO Operations
                                         into your Plan: The   Work Group
                                         Practitioners
                                         Perspectives          Brian Hoeft, RTC of Southern Nevada

                                                               Jon Makler, Metro
3:40pm – 5:15pm         Keys to MPO      Communications –      Mark Sattler & Robert Hall, NCTCOG
                        Success          External &
                                         Internal              Greg Brooks, West Third Group

                                                               Robert Keeth & Allen Ibaugh, Volusia
                                                               County MPO
3:40pm – 4:30pm         Peer Learning    Topic: Access         Presentations by:
                                         Management            Karen Seggerman, CUTR and Minh Le
                                                               & Richard Magee, Metroplan

                                                               These 1-hour sessions will consist of
                                                               short presentations to set the framework
                                                               for peer discussions, giving attendees a
                                                               chance to identify their own challenges
                                                               and exchange ideas.
4:30pm -5:30 pm         Peer Learning    Topic: Getting        Presentation by:
                                         Projects Funded –     Amanda Wilson & Chad Edwards,
                                         Making It Happen      NCTCOG

                                                               These 1-hour sessions will consist of
                                                               short presentations to set the framework
                                                               for peer discussions, giving attendees a
                                                               chance to identify their own challenges
                                                               and exchange ideas.

5:00pm-7:00pm                            Evening Duck          The Duck Master leads the Peabody
                                         Ceremony and          ducks down the red carpet at 11:00AM
                                         Beverages             every morning and 5:00PM each
                                                               evening. A conference attendee will be
                                                               the Honorary Duck Master for the
                                                               evening. Join us in the Lobby, with hors
                                                               devours and drinks to follow.




        Friday, October 5th
Times                   Track            Session               Speakers
7:00am -8:00am                           Breakfast
Friday Times Cont…   Track              Session             Speakers
8:15am – 10:00am     Technical Talk     How Regional ITS    Sponsored by ITS America
                                        Architectures
                                        Impact the          Moderator: Robert Jaffe, Consensus
                                        Existing MPO        Systems Technologies Corp.
                                        Processes
                                                            Emiliano Lopez, FHWA

                                                            Jeff Brummond, Iteris

                                                            Nancy K. Harvieux, WAMPO
8:15am – 10:00am     The MPO            Programming         Robert Stanley, Cambridge Systematics
                     Checkbook
                                                            Chuck Chappell, Wasatch Front Regional
                                                            Council

                                                            Blair Sells, TranSystems & WAMPO

                                                            Jim Brogan, Cambridge Systematics
Times                Track              Session             Speakers
8:15am-10:00am       Thinking           Transit Planning    Darin Allan, FTA
                     Regionally
                                                            Mariia Zimmerman, Re-Connecting
                                                            America

                                                            Graham Jones, Martin/Alexiou/Bryson
                                                            PLLC

                                                            Chris Wornum, Cambridge Systematics

10:00am-10:30am                         Break



10:30am – 12:00pm    Technical Talk     MPO Role in         Moderator: Cindy Burbank, Parsons
                                        Linking Planning    Brinckerhoff
                                        & NEPA
                                                            Dan Thomas, NC DOT

                                                            Charlie Howard, Puget Sound Regional
                                                            Council

10:30am – 12:00pm    Stewardship for    Health & Physical   Paul Hamilton, Tri-County RPC
                     Transportation     Activity
                     Planners                               Harrison Rue, Charlottesville –
                                                            Albemarle MPO

                                                            Jon Makler, Metro

10:30am – 12:00pm    New Requirements   Engaging Your       Anne Morris, PBS&J
                     in Action          Community
                                                            Terri Schorzman, COMPASS

                                                            Bob Frey, MA Executive Office of
                                                            Transportation
12:00pm-1:00pm                          Lunch

								
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