WTS Distinguished Speaker Series


2023 DSS

WTS Distinguished Speaker Series

The WTS International Distinguished Speaker Series highlighted the voices of top-level experts, speakers, authors, and academics, speaking on topics crucial to equity diversity, and access in transportation. WTS members, partners, and transportation stakeholders learned about the history of travel, social justice, designing equitable infrastructure, gender-based policy and research, civil service, and much more. Distinguished Speaker Series sessions are eligible for CM credits from APA.


WTS Member: Complimentary
WTS NonMember: $49

March 21, 2024  | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

Marian Liou Headshot
Marian Liou | Director of Arts and Culture, Smart Growth America 

Hear from Marian Liou, the Director of Arts and Culture for Smart Growth America on her work and initiatives from the organization.


Register Now


June 11, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

Danielle Arigoni Headshot
Danielle ArigoniManaging Director for Policy and Solutions, National Housing Trust and author, Climate Resilience for an Aging Nation

Join us as we hear from Danielle Arigoni, author of Climate Resilience for an Aging Nation and Managing Director for Policy and Solutions at the National Housing Trust.

Register Now


Fall 2024 Speakers to be announced



Dr. Mia Bay

American Historian and Author, Traveling Black: A Story of Race and Resistance 

Dr. Missy Cummings

U.S. Navy Fighter Pilot; former Safety Adviser, NHTSA; and Scholar

Sarah M. Kaufman

Director, NYU Rudin Center for Transportation

Veronica O. Davis, PE

Engineer, transportation expert, and author: Inclusive Transportation: A Manifesto for Repairing Divided Communities


Questions? Contact [email protected]