Transportation Talk - Spring 2017

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Credit: The City of Toronto

Credit: The City of Toronto

#ITEToronto2017 |

Plenary Sessions for #ITEToronto2017 Are Taking Shape! Not to be Missed Sessions Featuring Brent Toderian and Experts from Canadian Health Community Registration is now open for #ITEToronto2017 and the conference is quickly shaping up to be a truly not-tobe-missed transportation event for 2017. In addition to a technical program providing solid professional development and training opportunities, CITE and ITE have put together stellar plenary sessions. On Tuesday, August 1, the Power Lunch sponsored by Stantec focuses on the future of autonomous vehicles with Dr. John Leonard, Area Lead for Autonomous Driving Studies, Toyota Research Institute and the Samuel C. Collins, Professor of Mechanical and Ocean Engineering and Associate Department Head for Research, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT (Cambridge, MA US). Continuing on Tuesday, the afternoon plenary session features an in-depth and interactive conversation on the link between transportation and public health. Presenters in this session are Ms. Leslie Meehan, AICP, MPA, Director, Office of Primary Prevention, Tennessee Department of Health (Nashville, TN US), Dr. David Mowat, MBChB, MPH, FRCPC, Senior Scientific Lead, Population Health, Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (Toronto, ON), and Dr. Eileen de Villa, Medical Officer of Health for the City of Toronto. Don’t sneak out of #ITEToronto2017 early! As the capstone to the conference, Brent Toderian, Founder, TODERIAN Urbanworks, promises to provide thought-provoking and provocative remarks during the Closing Plenary on Wednesday, August 2. Using a TED-talk format, Toderian will discuss what a true multi-modal city does (and doesn’t) look like. This session is guaranteed to have attendees talking well past its conclusion so plan to be there to listen live! For complete information on the Joint ITE/CITE 2017 Annual Meeting and Exhibit, visit

Jeffrey F. Paniati, P.E. (F) Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, ITE

Gene Chartier, M.A.Sc., P.Eng. (F) Chair, Local Arrangements Commitee

Register today for the Joint ITE/CITE 2017 Annual Meeting and Exhibit: Spring 2017 |ofTransportation Talk Watch this video to hear first hand from fellow ITE members about the value attending!


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