2019 NCITE Transportation Symposium

December 11, 2019
8:00 AM - 3:45 PM
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Continuing Education and Conference Center Room 155
1890 Buford Ave
St. Paul, MN 55108
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NCITE will be hosting a 1-day Transportation Symposium on December 11, 2019.  The Symposium will provide attendees with presentations, 6.0 PDHs, and networking opportunities. The cost includes lunch.

The Surface Lot 104 next to the CECC will be closed during our event.  Parking options nearby include Surface Lot S108 ($5) or Gortner Ave Ramp ($7).  To get the $7 rate at Gortner Ave Ramp, press "LOST TICKET" button upon exiting.  

The schedule is listed below:

Time Session Presenter Moderator
8:00-8:20 Check-in and Coffee/Donuts (in Room 155)    
8:20-8:30 Opening Remarks Jeff Preston, Jeremy Melquist  
8:30-9:30 Traffic Control Plan Development Summit Ken Johnson, Jeff Morey - MnDOT Jeremy Melquist
9:30-10:00 Identification Process for Proposing County Projects at Intersections Luis Flores, Dakota County
10:00-10:10 Break    
10:10-10:30 The popularity of navigation apps and Impact on Traffic Operations Scott Poska, Alliant Kevin Peterson
10:30-11:00 How to Speak Roundabout Joe Gustafson, Washington County
11:00-11:30 Leveraging VISSIM into a BUILD Grant Joe DeVore, KLJ
11:30-12:30 Lunch and Networking    
12:30-1:15 Minneapolis Signal System:815 Opportunities to Support City Goals Allan Klugman, Minneapolis Jeremy Melquist
1:15-1:35 Is it worth it?  Capturing Return on Investment for Transportation Projects Paul Morris, SRF
1:35-2:20 Communicating Technical Traffic Concepts with Citizens Kristi Sebastian, Dakota County
2:20-2:30 Break    
2:30-3:10 Evaluation of alternative unsignalized intersection geometries in lieu of a traditional signalized intersection Michael Schrader, Ph.D. Joe DeVore
3:10-3:35 Transforming Minneapolis – it Starts with Hennepin Avenue Becca Hughes, Allan Klugman - Minneapolis
3:35-3:45 Closing Remarks    
3:45 Adjourn to Happy Hour (Insight Brewery)    

If you have any questions about the Symposium, please email [email protected] or [email protected].


$50.00 NCITE Member

$75.00 Non-Member

$20.00 Student Ticket