WTS International Events

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2023 Distinguished Speaker Series

The WTS International 2023 Distinguished Speaker Series highlights 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 will learn about the history of travel, social justice, designing equitable infrastructure, gender-based policy and research, civil service, and much more.

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2023 Transportation YOU Capital Summit

The WTS Capital Summit, a signature program of Transportation YOU, offers students an opportunity to meet transportation industry thought leaders, government and administration officials, and college students beginning their own career journeys in the industry. Historically, the Summit brings high school-aged mentees and transportation professional mentors to the Washington, D.C. area for a 4-day summer program of tours, lectures, and interactive experiences showcasing careers in transportation. Students register to attend the Summit through WTS Chapters.

The 2023 Capital Summit will be held June 2529 at the University of Maryland, College Park.

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WTS Member Meetups

WTS Member Meetups are monthly events exclusive to WTS members, designed for networking and collaboration on topics such as 2023 Chapter events and initiatives; innovations in the transportation industry; recruitment and retention; and more! Attendees can also ask questions and provide tips, suggestions, and advice to other WTS members.

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Signature Leadership Training 

WTS International Signature Leadership Training prepares women to lead the future of the transportation industry by developing professionally and learning how to manage others effectively; for the advancement of the transportation industry as a whole and for those who use it.

2023 Signature Leadership Training will be held October 10–14 in Washington, D.C.

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Chapter Leadership Development

WTS Chapter Leadership Development is an annual program focusing on developing chapter-level volunteer talent. WTS Chapter leader participants do "deep dives" into WTS organizational processes; creating local and grassroots goals for the support of the mission and vision of the association, building personal relationships with fellow leaders from across North America, and strengthening the skills necessary to manage with confidence, purpose, and integrity.

2023 Chapter Leadership Development will be held November 14–16 in Newport Beach, CA.  

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2023 WTS International Annual Conference

Thank you to all of those that joined us at the 2023 WTS International Annual Conference: The Great Intersection in Atlanta, GA! Save the date for the 2024 Annual Conference: The Crescent City — May 8–10, 2024 in New Orleans, LA.

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2023 WTS Spring Policy Symposium

WTS International gathers public, private, and non-profit leaders to discuss key decisions in transportation policymaking, affecting gender, equity, workforce development, and community engagement. 

Thank you to all those joined us at the 2023 Spring Policy Symposium. Stay tuned for information on the 2024 Spring Policy Symposium.