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September 2016 Events

 
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Summer Series: Learn From a Leader
Event's details
August 29, 2016
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
How to Get on the Big Projects: Career Pathways into Infrastructure Program Management Sharon Jean-Baptiste, PE; Deputy Program Director, Management Processes at CH2M Hill
 
HRC Webinar
Event's details
August 30, 2016
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
VDOT District Office, Learning Center, Nansemond/Bennett's Creek Room
1700 North Main Street
Suffolk, VA , 23434

WTS is sponsoring Professional Development Mentorship/Webinar Sessions by participating in the 2016 Emerging Women Leaders Webinar Series and providing an informal mentorship opportunity in association with each webinar.
 
Summer Social and Book Discussion
Event's details
August 30, 2016
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
This casual evening social will be held at Sante' Wine Bar & Tap Room in Asheville. We will hold an optional book discussion of "Boots on the Ground, Flats in the Boardroom" during the second half of the social.
 
The Basics of Consulting
Event's details
August 30, 2016
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
SRTA
47 Trinity Avenue, 4th Floor
Atlanta, GA , 30334

The third of four professional development sessions for 2016, "The Basics of Consulting," will soon be open for registration.
 
Emerging Women Leaders On-Site Training Series
Event's details
August 30, 2016
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
The Power of Diverse Teams
 
WTS Seminar - The Future of Transportation
Event's details
August 31, 2016-September 01, 2016
All Day Event
The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center
901 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA , 24061

(540) 231-8000

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) and the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Virginia Tech Student Chapter will be hosting the Women in Transportation Seminar - The Future of Transportation from August 31 to September 1, directly following the Fifth International Symposium on Naturalistic Driving Research. The event will be held at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center in Blacksburg, VA.
 
WTS VA Tech Seminar
Event's details
August 31, 2016-September 01, 2016
04:30 PM - 04:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) and the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Virginia Tech Student Chapter will be hosting the Women in Transportation Seminar - The Future of Transportation from August 31 to September 1, directly following the Fifth International Symposium on Naturalistic Driving Research.
 
WTS-SD Mentorship Program Information Meeting
Event's details
August 31, 2016
05:00 PM - 06:30 PM Pacific Standard Time
If you’re interested in learning about our Mentorship Program, please join us on August 31st to hear about how to become a mentor or mentee.
 
WTS-DC ITS Lunch & Learn
Event's details
August 31, 2016
11:00 AM - 01:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
District Department of Transportation
55 M Street, SE
Washington, DC , 20003

Please join WTS-DC and the Intelligent Transportation Society of Maryland (ITSMD) for a co-hosted lunch and learn event.
 
Breakfast Club - September 2016
Event's details
September 01, 2016
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM Mountain Standard Time
To be determined.
 
WTS Seminar - The Future of Transportation
Event's details
August 31, 2016-September 01, 2016
All Day Event
The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center
901 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA , 24061

(540) 231-8000

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) and the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Virginia Tech Student Chapter will be hosting the Women in Transportation Seminar - The Future of Transportation from August 31 to September 1, directly following the Fifth International Symposium on Naturalistic Driving Research. The event will be held at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center in Blacksburg, VA.
 
Mentorship Mixer
Event's details
September 01, 2016
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
Eat, Drink and Connect during our Mentorship Mixer
 
East Valley Update
Event's details
September 01, 2016
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
Register today!
 
Greater D/FW Chapter: 2016 Lattes and Leadership
Event's details
September 02, 2016
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM Central Standard Time
Come join us at the Lattes and Leadership meeting with Lani Marshall from Texas Department of Transportation!
 
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WTS Toronto Area Chapter Board Meeting
Event's details
September 06, 2016
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
WTS Toronto Board Meeting
 
OK Chapter - Sept Mting
Event's details
September 07, 2016
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
Association of General Contractors
636 NE 41st Street
Oklahoma City, OK , 73105

Oklahoma Chapter September General Meeting
 
WTS-Boston September Luncheon
Event's details
September 08, 2016
11:30 AM - 01:15 PM Eastern Standard Time
Come meet Massport's Director of Strategic & Business Planning to learn about strategic and development initiatives at Massport.
 
Suit Up: Dressing for the Modern Workplace
Event's details
September 08, 2016
05:45 PM - 07:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Join us for an evening of networking, hors d'oeuvres, and professional fashion advice!
 
Chicago – Improving Mobility for All
Event's details
September 08, 2016
11:45 AM - 01:30 PM Central Standard Time
A world-class city necessitates a seamless transportation system. But, how do you accommodate the needs of all users in a region as diverse as northeastern Illinois? Join us for a discussion on the challenges and opportunities that are on the horizon for organizations working to support seamless mobility options for everyone. Panelists will discuss current trends, new initiatives and share their vision for a fully-accessible, multimodal transportation system.
 
Second Annual Golf Scramble
Event's details
September 09, 2016
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM Mountain Standard Time
River Oaks Golf Course 9300 South Riverside Drive, Sandy, UT 84070
 
WTS / ITSPA PIRATES GAME!
Event's details
September 09, 2016
07:05 PM - 11:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
PNC PARK

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WTS PGH and ITSPA is jointly hosting a Pirates Game Night Out for members and their families!
 
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September Monthly Board Meeting
Event's details
September 12, 2016
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
All members are encouraged to participate in the board meetings and be active in committees.
 
Golf Lessons
Event's details
September 13, 2016
06:45 PM - 07:45 PM Eastern Standard Time
Steel Canyon Golf Course
460 Morgan Falls Road
Sandy Springs, GA , 30350

WTS Atlanta is excited to announce our 2016 Women's Golf Lessons!
 
Members-Only Reception
Event's details
September 13, 2016
04:00 PM - 06:30 PM Central Standard Time
On September 13th, WTS-LA presents a members-only program featuring some of the most important transit leaders in the nation.
 
The Economic Impact of Transportation
Event's details
September 13, 2016
11:15 AM - 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
The River Club
1 Independent Drive, Suite 3500
Jacksonville, FL , 32202

Transportation needs are changing as fast as technology. The way we plan and fund projects is requiring creative solutions.
 
Chapter Board Meeting
Event's details
September 14, 2016
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
Drake Haglan & Associates
11060 White Rock Road #200
Rancho Cordova, CA , 95670

Sacramento Chapter Board Meeting
 
WTS/ITE 2016 Joint Breakfast
Event's details
September 14, 2016
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM Central Standard Time
WisDOT SE Region Office
141 NW Barstow Street Room 314
Waukesha, WI , 53188

Join WTS and ITE for our annual joint breakfast.
 
St. Paul Book Club
Event's details
September 14, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Central Standard Time
Join us for a compelling conversation with transportation industry leaders to discuss "Boots on the Ground, Flats in the Boardroom" and grow your own leadership skills for your career. The conversation will be held at the St. Paul Central Library and facilitated by Jessica Treat (TLC) and Jessica Laabs (Kimley-Horn).
 
Women Leading Fearlessly Panel
Event's details
September 14, 2016
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM Mountain Standard Time
Join us for a conversation about how women can lead effectively in a male-dominated industry, based on the book Breaking Through Bitch by Carol Vallone Mitchell, which is about how women can shatter stereotypes and lead fearlessly. A panel of women who have been continuously successful in situations of leading predominantly male teams will provide advice and tips they’ve learned from the book, as well as their personal experiences.
 
Sept. 14 - Dress for Success Volunteer Event
Event's details
September 14, 2016
12:30 PM - 04:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Join WTS NC Triangle to give back to our community at the "Dress for Success" Volunteer Event!
 
LIFT - Lasting Impact for Tomorrow
Event's details
September 14, 2016
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Learn how women at Kimley-Horn obtain opportunities to reach their full potential as part of an exceptional team. More importantly, learn how all employees can develop their confidence and leadership abilities as they build their own practice within a collaborative, goal-driven, and supportive environment.
 
WTS-SD Annual Awards & Scholarship Gala
Event's details
September 15, 2016
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
WTS-SD Annual Awards & Scholarship Gala
 
SRDC Program Luncheon
Event's details
September 15, 2016
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Join us for a luncheon program featuring Schuylkill River Development Corporation’s President & CEO Joseph Syrnick as he presents a peek at the existing trail and greenway and a look ahead as to what’s on the horizon for development along the lower Schuylkill River.
 
Ted Talk
Event's details
September 15, 2016
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
75 Arlington Ave
Boston, MA , 02116

Please join us for a Ted Talk conversation on the "how-to's" of powerful speaking with Margaret O'Meara.
 
WTS-DC Careers in Transportation
Event's details
September 15, 2016
05:30 PM - 08:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
VDOT Potomac Conference Room
4975 Alliance Drive
Fairfax, VA , 22030

Join WTS and VDOT as professionals provide insights on professional development and a career in transportation.
 
Minneapolis Book Club
Event's details
September 16, 2016
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
Join us for a compelling conversation with transportation industry leaders to discuss "Boots on the Ground, Flats in the Boardroom" and grow your own leadership skills for your career. The conversation will be held at the Humphrey School and facilitated by Yingling Fan (UMN) and Ciara Schlichting (Toole Design Group).
 
SWOhio Board Meeting
Event's details
September 16, 2016
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
HDR Office
9987 Carver Road, Suite 200
Cincinnati, OH , 45242

Southwest Ohio Chapter Board meetings are typically on the 2th Friday of every month. Meetings may be moved to accommodate other WTS events.
 
TrYOU Kickoff Celebration
Event's details
September 17, 2016
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
If you had endless resources, how would you improve the stations in Center City?
 
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Guest Speader Ms. Martha McClees
Event's details
September 20, 2016
05:30 PM - 08:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Norfolk Town Point Club
101 West Main Street, Suite 300
Norfolk, VA , 23510

Martha McClees, representing the light rail informational campaign, Virginia Beach CONNEX, will join us to speak on the Virginia Beach referendum question, "Should Virginia Beach City Council spend local funds to extend Light Rail from Norfolk to Town Center?"
 
Raising Your Profile to Move Beyond the Boys' Club
Event's details
September 21, 2016
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM GMT Standard Time
Dr. Suzanne Doyle-Morris will be leading this interactive workshop which has been a firm favourite since it accompanied her first book, “Beyond the Boys' Club”.
 
WWTS Madison Sept 2016 Breakfast
Event's details
September 21, 2016
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM Central Standard Time
Original Pancake House
5518 University Avenue
Madison, WI , 53705

Please join Wisconsin WTS for breakfast on Thursday, September 21, at the Original Pancake House.
 
Greater D/FW Chapter: 2016 Annual Golf Tournament
Event's details
September 21, 2016
01:00 PM - 06:00 PM Central Standard Time
Please join us at the Texas Star Golf Course for our 14th Annual Golf Tournament. All proceeds from the tournament benefit the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS), Greater Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter’s Professional Development and Scholarship Funds. This year’s event will feature a complimentary shot with our new golf ball air canon on the 15th hole, a challenging Par 5.
 
Fort Collins transportation experience
Event's details
September 21, 2016
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM Mountain Standard Time
Fort Collins' first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route, MAX, opened May 2014. The implementation of MAX has changed how transit is viewed in Fort Collins, and TransFort, the operator of MAX, has learned many lessons along the way. The most recent complement to MAX is Fort Collins Bike Share, which opened April 2016. One of the newest bike share systems, the unique system is a collaboration of the City, Bike Fort Collins and Zagster
 
Luncheon
Event's details
September 21, 2016
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
Bi-monthly Luncheon - Fogo De Chao
 
Transportation Trivia!
Event's details
September 21, 2016
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM Central Standard Time
Join WTS MN for an engaging evening of trivia near the University of Minnesota with a surprise (and local transportation celebrity) host! You won't want to miss it!
 
WTS Board Meeting - September 2016
Event's details
September 22, 2016
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM Mountain Standard Time
UTA, 669 West, 200 South
 
Chicago WTS - 2016 ANNUAL AWARDS
Event's details
September 22, 2016
05:00 PM - 09:00 PM Central Standard Time
Keynote speaker, Ms. Emily Castor, Director of Transportation Policy at Lyft and WTS Greater Chicago will be honoring the winners of our 2016 Annual Awards on the evening of September 22, 2016.
 
Transportation YOU: Sept 22
Event's details
September 22, 2016
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
ITRE @ NCSU Centennial Campus
909 Capability Drive, Research Building IV, Room 2600
Raleigh, NC , 27606

Join us at the next Transportation YOU mentor program for the kickoff of our 2016-2017 program year!
 
WTS Central Florida Annual Banquet
Event's details
September 22, 2016
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Join us for the 19th Annual Frankee Hellinger Scholarship & Awards Banquet. Keynote speaker: Florida Department of Transpotation Secretary, Jim Boxold.
 
WTS PDS 2016
Event's details
September 23, 2016
09:30 AM - 04:30 PM Central Standard Time
Maggiano's Little Italy
10910 Domain Dr #100
Austin, TX , 78759

Join the WTS-HOT Chapter for a day-long focus on the role of transportation finance
 
Network Up! Breakfast with Dave Genova - Sept. 23
Event's details
September 23, 2016
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM Mountain Standard Time
There are two chances this fall to network up and join Dave Genova for breakfast. Each session is limited to the first 30 people, so register today!
 
WTS September Lunch Program – Aspects of Sound Tra
Event's details
September 23, 2016
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
Please join the WTS Puget Sound Chapter as we kick off another year of programs! The September lunch program will focus on perhaps lesser-known program and policy aspects of the Sound Transit 3 System Plan that will be on the ballot in November.
 
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Motivational Monday Webinar - Sept 26
Event's details
September 26, 2016
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Online

Raleigh, NC , 27601

Webinar Series
 
Durham Bike + Ped Implementation Plan and ELF Tour
Event's details
September 27, 2016
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Join us for a presentation on Durham's Bike + Pedestrian Implementation Plan followed by a tour of Organic Transit operations facility.
 
Columbus Sonja Simpson Reception
Event's details
September 27, 2016
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
WTS Columbus Reception Honoring Sonja Simpson new ODOT District 5 Deputy Director. Tuesday, September 27, 2016.
 
Greater D/FW Chapter: 2016 Fall Professional Devel
Event's details
September 27, 2016
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
This discussion gives listeners a better understanding of the human trafficking epidemic, how it affects their communities, and what the transportation industry can do to help eradicate modern day slavery.
 
Lunch & Learn: NC Transportation Policy Update
Event's details
September 28, 2016
11:45 AM - 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Join us for an update on the General Assembly’s actions on transportation related legislation, provide insight into what the future might hold for transportation policy in North Carolina, and how we can help shape the outcome.
 
WTS Central Florida September Board Meeting
Event's details
September 28, 2016
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
WTS Central Florida September Board Meeting. NOTE: Due to the annual banquet, this meeting has been postponed from Sep. 21 to Sep. 28th and will be held via conference call. Stay tuned for call-in instructions.
 
WTS-OC Monthly Luncheon
Event's details
September 28, 2016
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM Central Standard Time
Promenade & Gardens
1570 Scenic Ave
Costa Mesa, CA , 92626

WTS-OC Monthly Luncheon Featuring Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC)
 
Inaugural WTS Northwest Region Conference
Event's details
September 29, 2016-September 30, 2016
05:00 PM - 04:30 PM Mountain Standard Time
Please join us this September in Seattle for the first-ever transportation conference hosted by the WTS Northwest Region. During the event, attendees will have the chance to network, hear from panels of local, regional and national transportation leaders, and learn about an exciting new public-private collaborative working to identify innovative mobility solutions.
 
Learn from a Leader: Kansas Turnpike Authority
Event's details
September 29, 2016
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
YaYa's Euro Bistro
7021 W. 135th Street
Overland Park, KS , 66223

Join WTS-KC for the next installment in our Learn from a Leader series, as KTA Director of Marketing & Communications, Rachel Bell, shares ways in which the Kansas Turnpike is changing the customer experience
 
WTS Women's Leadership Roundtable
Event's details
September 29, 2016
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
AECOM
500 Enterprise Drive
Rocky Hill, CT , 06067

Join us for a candid conversation about career paths and industry challenges and successes.
 
Networking & Presentation
Event's details
September 29, 2016
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Please join WTS-Maine Chapter for networking and an informal presentation by Janine Bisaillon-Cary, President of the Maine International Trade Center (MITC). Ms. Bisaillon-Cary will speak with us about MITC’s role in the Maine economy, what led her to MITC, and her current position.
 
2016 Northwest Region Conference
Event's details
September 29, 2016-September 30, 2016
NORTHWEST_REGION
All Day Event
The WTS Northwest Region Conference is a gathering of insightful professionals, top government officials, and our future transportation innovators and leaders to gain critical knowledge and elevate important discussions of current and developing multi-modal transportation topics relevant to the states of the region!
 
NORTHWEST_REGION September WTS Reading Group
Event's details
September 29, 2016
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM Pacific Standard Time
Please join us in September when we will host a special Reading Group as part of the WTS Northwest Region Conference.
 
WTS-DC Book Club
Event's details
September 29, 2016
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
American Society of Civil Engineers
101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Suite 375 East
Washington, DC , 20001

WTS-DC invites you to discuss "Off Balance: Getting Beyond the Work-Life Balance Myth to Personal and Professional Satisfaction."
 
September Luncheon
Event's details
September 29, 2016
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
Featuring Marvalette Fentress Hunter of 3D Visions Planning Consultants, LLC
 
Boat Tour featuring the 2016 Directors at Large
Event's details
September 29, 2016
05:00 PM - 07:30 PM Central Standard Time
Join WTS-LA, Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach to network with the WTS-LA Directors at Large and prominent industry leaders during an evening boat cruise through the ports!
 
WTS Annual Casino Night Katie Dusenberry Fundraise
Event's details
September 30, 2016
06:00 PM - 10:00 PM Central Standard Time
Save the Date!
 
2016 Northwest Region Conference
Event's details
September 29, 2016-September 30, 2016
NORTHWEST_REGION
All Day Event
The WTS Northwest Region Conference is a gathering of insightful professionals, top government officials, and our future transportation innovators and leaders to gain critical knowledge and elevate important discussions of current and developing multi-modal transportation topics relevant to the states of the region!
 
NORTHWEST_REGION
Atlanta Women's Build
Event's details
October 01, 2016
07:30 AM - 03:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
WTS Atlanta is excited to announce its first community service event!
 
 
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