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SmartTransit Congress: Driving Transit Technology Forward (Boston, United States - August 9-11, 2020)

  • ID: 4844859
  • Conference
  • Location: Boston, United States
  • 3 Days
  • Global Transport Forum Ltd
  • Conference Dates: August 9-11, 2020
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SmartTransit is the go-to event for senior transit industry figures from across North America. The event will look at how digitalization and technology is revolutionizing transit, from enhanced analytics technologies to real-time passenger information systems. SmartTransit is the event for transit executives looking to keep up with the pace of change.

This year the event will be co-located with the SafeRail Congress, a forum for railroads, transit agencies and solution providers to work together to create safe, secure and reliable networks.

A congress for those focused on transit technology discussing the most cutting-edge topics of the day:

  • Assets & Digitalization
  • Signalling Systems
  • Rolling Stock
  • Ticketing
  • Cyber Security
  • Safety
  • Positive Train Control
  • Financing Projects
  • Skills Gap & Workforce Diversity
  • Connectivity: 5G & Wifi
  • Economic Growth
  • Micro Transit
  • Artificial Intelligence & Robotics
  • Data Analytics
  • Environmentally Friendly Transportation
  • Internet of Things
  • Resilient Communications
  • Increasing Ridership
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Tuesday - March 17, 2020

9:30am Site Visits - TBC

1:00pm Networking lunch

2:00pm Interactive workshop sessions

3:00pm Networking coffee

3:30pm Interactive workshop sessions

4:30pm Networking drinks reception

Wednesday - March 18. 2020

9:10am C level plenary: Innovation  & The Modern World Of Transit

10:55am Networking coffee

11:40am Panel discussions

1:25pm Networking lunch

2:25pm Panel discussions

4:10pm Networking coffee

4:45pm Roundtable discussions

6:00pm Networking drinks reception

Thursday - March 19, 2020

9:30am Decarbonization Strategies & Electrification

11:00am Networking coffee

11:30pm Panel discussions

1:00pm Networking lunch

2:00pm Panel discussions

3:30pm End of Day 2

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Robert DiAdamo: Executive Director - MBTA Commuter Rail
Steve Hicks: Chief Technical Officer - MBTA Commuter Rail
Alla Reddy: Deputy Chief - New York City Transit
Holly Reed: Executive Director - Texas Central
Kevin Quinn: CEO - Maryland Transit Administration
Jeffrey Knueppel: CEO - SEPTA
Ed English: CEO - ELERTS
Sophia Mohr: Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) - Chief Innovation Officer
Mike Goldman: Vice Chairman - WMATA
Diogo Lousa: Director of Technology - Paratransit - MBTA
Timothy Tenne: Senior Director - Compliance - Amtrak
Mike Ogborn: Advisor - ASLRAA
Holly Arnold: Deputy Administrator & Chief of Planning, Programming, and Engineering Officer - Maryland Transit Administration
Chris Hart: Chairman - NTSB
Mike Hines: Fiber Optic Sensing Association (FOSA) - Chairman
Joe Meade: Director of Safety - Virgin Brightline
Michael Allen: Director - New Jersey Operation LifeSaver
Attilio Framarini: Senior Cyber Security Analyst - RTD Denver
Jim Baker: CEO - Xentrans
Deep Desai: Board of Directors - Fiber Optic Sensing Association (FOSA)
Chris Hart: Chairman - NTSB
Gardner Tabon: Vice President, Safety, Risk Management, and Accessible Services Management - Capital Metro
Tonya Anderson: Electronic Fare Operations Manager - Smart Media Technology and Mobile Ticketing - RTD
John Cochran: Director Technology Infrastructure - MARTA
Shirley Qian: Senior Planner - Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA)
Sarah Searcy: Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Manager - Institute for Transportation Research and Education
Alan Rowe: Project Manager, Wifi Services - Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA)
Thomas M Clifton: Director - Safety, Security and Training - Paducah & Louisville Railway
Robert Gatchell: Chief Safety Security Officer - Virgin Brightline
Chris Moores: Head of Planning - Crossrail 2
Stephane Callet: Project Manager & CBTC System Engineer - SNCF
Noormah Mohd Noor: CEO - Klia Ekspres
Ever Diaz: Digital Solutions Director - Keolis
Randy Sac: Head – Information Mgmt & Technology - Light Rail Manila
Chris Jackson: Editor in Chief - Railway Gazette
Paul Comfort: Vice President Business Development - Trapeze Group
Allen Wonder: Project Manager - WMATA
Michael Scott: Founder - Adojam
Bob Newhouser: Former Deputy Director - Strategic Initiatives - New York City Transit
Liam Henderson: Founder - Rail Innovation Group
Girija Subramaniam: Founder - Forcing Function
Alan Tilles: Attorney - Shulman Rogers
Joseph Holmes: Sales Director - Easymile
Cornel Bleoaja: Manager, Enterprise Systems Development - Trimet
Brandon Thomas: Greyline Group - Partner

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Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
606 Congress St
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Overlooking Boston Harbor, this upscale, modern hotel is 1.3 miles from Faneuil Hall and 3.4 miles from the Museum of Fine Arts.

Featuring marble bathrooms, the relaxed, colorful rooms offer flat-screens and iPod docks, plus minifridges and coffeemakers. Wi-Fi is available (fee). Some rooms add harbor views. Club rooms offer access to a lounge with free breakfast and evening appetizers, while suites include separate living areas and/or pull-out sofas.

There's a plush restaurant serving Italian food, as well as a sleek, nautical-themed bar and a cafe. Other amenities include an indoor pool, a fitness room and a sauna, plus 23 meeting rooms.

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