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2019 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium

Event Details
LOCATION

Ames, Iowa

VENUE

Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50010

DATES

August 21, 2019 — August 22, 2019

Event Contact
Judy Thomas
InTrans, Aurora, MTC
515-294-1866
jathomas@iastate.edu

Description

The Iowa Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration, and the Institute for Transportation at Iowa State University co-sponsor a biennial Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium. This event usually attracts approximately 350 transportation researchers and professionals from several different states and a few other countries as well. This symposium provides an opportunity for participants to network with their peers, learn about advancements and applications in their respective fields, and anticipate future research directions.

Keynote Speaker

Bo WangBo Wang is a mobility analytics manager working at Global Data Insights & Analytics (GDIA) organization at Ford Motor Company. He is leading a team of data scientists and developers building AI-driven solutions and products from inception to production. He has led several mobility analytics projects at Ford, including SPIN electric scooter, micro-transit operation, connected vehicle, and smart city analytics. Wang received his B.S., M.S., and PhD in transportation engineering from Iowa State University.

Tentative Program

Day 1 | Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

TimeEvent Details
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Welcome/Opening Remarks

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Keynote Speaker: Bo Wang, Mobility Analytics Manager, Ford Motor Company

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Concurrent Session 1

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Concurrent Session 2

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Break

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Concurrent Session 3

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Poster Session and Reception

Day 2 | Thursday, August 22, 2019, 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

TimeEvent Details
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.Concurrent Session 4
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.Break
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Concurrent Session 5

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Hosted by the Iowa Department of Transportation and Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation

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