Annual Conference


Hilton Austin
May 18-20, 2016

The Annual Conference is the flagship WTS networking event of the year. It attracts hundreds of corporate and governmental industry leaders worldwide. Private corporations, public agencies, and government officials invested in every transportation mode will exhibit, present, learn, and network. Eight distinct events, including an opening night reception and a banquet dinner, will showcase the tremendous leaders represented. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to be part of the one and only multi-modal conference of the year!

New for 2016:

- More breakout sessions!
- More technical tours!
- Two professional development workshops!
- Extended poster gallery!
- More networking time!
- Inaugural WTS Honorable Ray LaHood Award!

Submit your Poster for the 2016 WTS Annual Conference - Poster Session!

Plan ahead... get your employer on board now!

Need to ask for resources from your employer? Use these templates to help make your case, public sector and private sector versions have been created-- Public Sector Justification Letter   Private Sector Justification Letter


2016 Keynote Speakers



Lilly Ledbetter is an author, lecturer, editor, and feminist activist. Thanks to her hard work and persistence, United States Congress passed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act in 2009 to relax the timeliness requirements for the filing of a discrimination suit so long as any act of discrimination, including receipt of a paycheck that reflects a past act of discrimination, occurs within the 180 day period of limitations




Jacy Good is an advocate and public speaker for cell-free roads. Good has been featured as a "Hero Among Us" inPeople magazine and in a January 2015 piece on CNN’s The Human Factor, among many dozens of other print and television profiles.