The Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT) is accepting proposal for speakers at the ACT International Conference, to be held in New Orleans, LA, July 30 – August 2, 2017.
Our 2017 conference will attract 500 TDM professionals and practitioners from across the United States and around the globe, representing public and private sector employers and providers of services and programs, universities and non-profit organizations, as we gather to share best practices and emerging innovations, engage with colleagues, and take part in intensive training workshops, discussions and educational tours.
ACT wants to hear from you!
If you have expertise and real-world experience to share through a presentation, participation on a discussion panel, poster display or conducting a training session on an important current topic before the largest gathering of TDM professionals in the world, this is your opportunity to help shape the future of our industry.
Desired Session Themes and Topics
New Trends and Innovations– new technologies and approaches to advancing TDM, including:
mobility as a service
integrated transportation information and payment systems
new service delivery models
Local and Regional Flavor – TDM and mobility programs and initiatives that are specific to the New Orleans and Gulf Coast areas. These may include:
Transportation System Challenges – Developing solutions and responses to a variety of challenges facing commuters and our transportation systems. Session themes may include:
Climate Change and Resiliency
Emergency Preparedness & Response
Progressive Parking Policies
Suburban and Rural TDM – planning, implementing and operating mobility services for non-urban environments and areas where public transit services are limited or non-existent.
Last mile/Gap Service
Expanding biking/pedestrian options
Marketing & Communications – Promotion of transportation options is central to the administration of TDM programs. ACT is looking for presenters to share their successes and work on the following topics:
New Marketing Initiatives
Abstract submissions due: December 16, 2016
Initial selection notifications: February 15, 2017
Download ACT 2017 Call for Speakers Abstract Submission Instructions.