Program Videos

Monday, January 6, 2014

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Affiliate Meetings
3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration - Lobby - 4th Floor
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Opening Reception - Texas Ballroom D - 4th Floor

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m Registration - Lobby - 4th Floor
 
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Opening Session Breakfast
Texas Ballroom D - 4th Floor

Safety Briefing:
John Barton, Deputy Executive Director,
Texas Department of Transportation

Introduction:
Ted Houghton, Chair,
Texas Transportation Commission

Welcome Remarks:
The Honorable Julián Castro, Mayor,
City of San Antonio

Remarks:
The Honorable John Delaney, Congressman,
United States House of Representatives

Remarks:
Phil Wilson, Executive Director,
Texas Department of Transportation
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9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Break

 
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
General Session I-
Mobility and Emergencies: Real Stories
Texas Ballroom A - 4th Floor

Introduction:
Fred Underwood, Commissioner,
Texas Transportation Commission

Moderator:
Bob Kaufman, Chief Communications Officer,
Texas Department of Transportation 

Panelists:
Gary Ridley, Secretary of Transportation,
Oklahoma Department of Transportation

Kurt Schwartz, Undersecretary for Homeland Security,
Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety

Elizabeth Zimmerman, Deputy Associate Administrator,
Office of Response and Recovery, FEMA
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10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Break

 
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
General Session II- Back to the Futurist 
Texas Ballroom A - 4th Floor

Introduction:
Jeff Moseley, Commissioner,
Texas Transportation Commission

Speaker:
Glen Hiemstra, Founder and Owner,
Futurist.com
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12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m. Break

 
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Keynote Luncheon
Texas Ballroom D - 4th Floor

Introduction:
Ted Houghton, Chair,
Texas Transportation Commission

Keynote Address:
Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation,
United States Department of Transportation
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1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Break

 
1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
General Session III-
Tolling…An Unfolding Transportation Success Story - Part I
(Brought to you by the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association: www.IBTTA.org)
Texas Ballroom A – 4th Floor

Introduction:
Victor Vandergriff, Commissioner,
Texas Transportation Commission

Moderator:
Mike Heiligenstein, Executive Director,
Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA)

Panelists:
Thomas Bamonte, General Counsel,
North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA)

Adrian Moore, Ph.D., Vice President, Policy,
Reason Foundation

Jack Opiola, Managing Partner and President,
D’Artagnan Consulting

Closing Remarks:
Patrick Jones, Executive Director and CEO,
International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA)
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3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Break - Governor Rick Perry Remarks Play
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3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
General Session IV-
Transportation Technology:
It’s as Easy as 1-2-3
(Brought to you by the
Intelligent Transportation Society of America:
www.ITSA.org)
Texas Ballroom A - 4th Floor

Introduction:
Scott Haywood, Chief of Staff,
Texas Department of Transportation

Moderator:
Scott Belcher, President and CEO,
Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA)

Panelists:
Alexander Israel, Co-Founder and COO,
ParkMe

Joseph Kopser, CEO and Co-Founder,
RideScout

Phil Silver, Director of Strategic Initiatives,
Cubic Transportation Systems

Wesley R. Smith, CEO,
Wireless Advance Vehicle Electrification (WAVE)
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5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Break

 
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Evening Reception - Texas Ballroom D - 4th Floor

 

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration - Lobby - 4th Floor

7:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Road Hand Awards Breakfast
Texas Ballroom D - 4th Floor

Welcome:
The Honorable Nelson Wolff, County Judge,
Bexar County

Introduction:
Lawrence Olsen, Executive Vice President,
Texas Good Roads/ Transportation Association

Remarks:
The Honorable John Otto, State Representative,
Texas House of Representatives

Road Hand Award Recognition:
John Barton, Deputy Executive Director,
Texas Department of Transportation
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9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION I -
Looking Down the Road: Driving Future Travel to Texas
Texas Ballroom A - 4th Floor

Introduction:
Margo Richards, Travel Information Division Director,
Texas Department of Transportation

Moderator:
David Teel, President and CEO,
Texas Travel Industry Association

Panelists:
Erik Hansen, Director of Domestic Policy,
United States Travel Association

Drew Holmgreen, Vice President, Account Service Director,
Belmont Icehouse

Tom Schneider, Sr. Vice President, Consumer Operations,
Circuit of the Americas (COTA)

Brad Smyth, Texas Tourism Director,
Office of the Governor, Economic Development and Tourism
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BREAKOUT SESSION II -
The Sobering Reality of Drunk and Distracted Driving
Texas Ballroom B – 4th Floor

Introduction and Moderator:
Carol Rawson, Traffic Operations Division Director,
Texas Department of Transportation

Panelists:
James Carter, Assistant VP, Market Research and Analysis,
AT&T

Jenny and Sean Carter, Speakers,
WhenSeanSpeaks
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BREAKOUT SESSION III - Freight Planning and Policy
Texas Ballroom C – 4th Floor

Introduction:
Jeff Moseley, Commissioner,
Texas Transportation Commission

Moderator:
Erik Steavens, Rail Division Director,
Texas Department of Transportation

Panelists:
Rosa Navejar, President,
The Rios Group, Inc.

Colonel Len Waterworth, Executive Director,
Port of Houston Authority
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10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
General Session V - TxDOT College Challenge
Texas Ballroom D – 4th Floor

Moderator:
Jeff Austin, III, Commissioner,
Texas Transportation Commission

Panelists:
Steve Dellenback, Director of Research and Development,
Southwest Research Institute

Scott Belcher, President and CEO,
Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA)

Semi-Finalist Presentations:
"GPS: Directions to the Future" - Austin College

"Houston METRO Bicycle Rack for Rapid Transit" - Rice University

"Both Hands on the Steering Wheel" - University of Houston

Closing Remarks:
Phil Wilson,
Executive Director,
Texas Department of Transportation
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