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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Borderlands Trade and Transportation Technologies Conference

All Day Event

Borderlands Trade and Transportation Technologies Conference


This one-day event is brought to you by Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and the City of Tucson, Pima Association of Governments, the Arizona Council for Transportation Innovation and Visit Tucson to bring leaders and technical experts in industry, government and academia together to understand the implications of emerging transportation technologies and how they can be applied to revolutionize the safe movement of people and goods and to enhance cross-border trade.


This conference takes a closer look at the future of freight and logistics, cyber security and how new technologies are transforming long-distance truck travel and container port operations. How this rapidly changing freight transportation environment may impact the state and Sun Corridor megaregion's transportation system and economic competitiveness is critical for us to consider as we prepare for the future.


Some of the topics to be addressed include:


How does technology make international ports of entry safer and more efficient for the flow of commercial vehicles?

How do drone, robot or crowd-sourcing technologies impact the last leg of product delivery?

How will technological changes influence planning for future transportation infrastructure to the borders and beyond?

Top reasons to attend this conference:


BUILD YOUR NETWORK – Meet local, state and national thought leaders and technical experts from industry, government and academia, and share your vision for achieving technological advances in transportation.

GAIN KNOWLEDGE – Learn from a variety of presenters who will share best practices, data, case studies and innovative transportation technologies in action, and take your new knowledge to a new level.

GATHER INSIGHTS – Discover the latest trends and developments in transportation-based technologies, “connected” societies and emerging research that will dramatically change the flow of goods, and influence the effects on transportation safety and security.

UNDERSTAND IMPACTS – Gain awareness of regulatory implications, potential new transportation efficiencies and how the Sun Corridor megaregioncan position itself as a transportation technology leader that directly supports regional economic vitality and sustainability.

BUILD SOLUTIONS – Take this gained knowledge and understanding and apply it to everyday engineering and planning practices for your business, jurisdiction or entity and initiate the development of long-term collaborative solutions.

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