UPDATE: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Registration is open for the 2017 Western States Forum!
The 12th annual Forum will be held June 20 – 22 in Yreka, California. The event offers an unparalleled opportunity to network with other professionals involved with rural transportation technologies, and exchange in-depth, technical information on how various ITS technologies are engineered and implemented in rural areas. The Forum encourages learning and discussion about the benefits of ITS technologies as well as the successes and problems of different rural ITS solutions.
The following technical presentations and demonstrations are currently on the 2017 Forum agenda:Applying Asset Management to Intelligent Traffic and Public Safety Radio Systems
Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures
Jim WhalenNevada Department of Transportation
Installing DSRC Systems for Vehicle to Infrastructure Applications
Jamie MackeyUtah Department of Transportation
ITS Firmware for the Advanced Transportation Controller
Blaine LeonardUtah Department of Transportation
Mobile Devices as Remote Data Collectors - Realities of Real-World Use Cases Including Distracted Driving Detection
Doug SpencerOregon Department of Transportation
PPPoE Security on Networks Utilizing Ethernet Interfaces
Dr. Anurag Pande, Stephen LakowskeCal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Radar Technology for Distinguishing Between Bicycles and Cars
Lonnie Hobbs, Jeremiah PearceCaltrans District 2
WeatherShare Phase 4
Martha Styler, John SlonakerCaltrans Headquarters, Traffic Operations
Doug Galarus, Daniell RichterWTI
With the networking opportunities, in-depth and relveant technical prgram, excellent location, low cost, and quality facilities, this will be an event you won't want to miss!
The Forum is only a few months away and attendance is limited. Please register by May 19th! Visit www.westernstatesforum.org or download a brochure for more information and detailed registration instructions.