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Call for Poster Session Presentations

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Austin is leading the challenge in tuning into the future of transportation. The 2016 WTS Annual Conference, Tune in to the Future of Transportation, will consider and share personal and professional development challenges and opportunities, discovery and review of new technologies and the changes in supply and demand that may revolutionize how we utilize, access, fund and develop our transportation network. 2015 has seen the first testing of autonomous vehicles and trucks within the U.S., the evolution of alternative travel options with changes to the transportation sharing economy, and continued discussions on how we can fund our next generation of transportation projects, improvements and maintenance. These future and continuing challenges for enhancing mobility and choices will be explored through the attached conference tracks.

If you are involved in the cutting edge of new technologies, tools, policies and options, and are leading the ‘future of transportation,’ we want to hear from you. Please consider sharing your insights and solutions in a poster presentation at the 2016 WTS Annual Conference in Austin, Texas, May 2016.  

Selected participants will display a 36” x 48” informational poster throughout the duration of the conference in a dedicated poster gallery room.  The poster gallery will be available for prevue Wednesday, May 18 from 10:00 am-5:00pm, Thursday, May 19 from 7:00 am-7:00pm and Friday, May 20 from 7:30 am-2:00 pm.  The official presentation time will be Thursday, May 19 from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm. The poster gallery will be accessible during all conference-scheduled breaks for those wish additional presentation time. Presenters are expected to stay during the official poster session time so that conference attendees have the opportunity to ask questions. The poster session is intended to be casual and conversational; there will be no formal presentations. 

The poster gallery set up is Wednesday, May 18th.  We are requesting all posters be on display by
7:00 am Thursday, May 19th.

Full conference registration and attendance is not required to be a poster session presenter. 

Please submit this application by Tuesday, March 1, 2016, to posterabstracts@wtshotchapter.org.

For questions, please contact Lisa Loftus-Otway at 512-232-3072 or loftusotway@mail.utexas.edu

Please review the 2016 conference tracks and complete the application HERE.

 

Thank you in advance for your valued participation!

 

 

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