WTS Workshops & Webinars

WTS International strives to provide opportunities for both professional and personal advancement and development for both members and non-members of our organization. Our workshops and webinars, offered at a discounted rate for WTS members, feature industry experts from all levels and fields of transportation to discuss growth, allyship, corporate responsibility, environmental justice, the future of transportation technology, research deployment and engagement, and more. 

These sessions are eligible for CM credits from APA.



Upcoming WTS International Workshops


WTS Connects: Member Meetups

WTS Connects is a program designed specifically for WTS Members to connect, learn, and discuss with each other around specific leadership content. WTS Connects has two program options: WTS Connects for Members and WTS Connects for Executives. The hour-long sessions will include a presentation from renowned speakers and facilitators on topics like leadership, communicating your value, and power of micro-habits, followed by breakout groups for reflection and discussion. Member Exclusive.

WTS Executives: Register for May 15th Session with Amber Simonsen - POSTPONED until later date

All WTS Members: May 22nd Session with Sandy Weaver

Register Now


Workshop: Building a Career Game Plan

Workshop brought to you by Next Pivot Point 
July 25, 2024 |  2:00 PM ET 

Julie Kratz

Women with a plan win. In fact, their chances of success are 80% higher. In this workshop, Julie Kratz, Next Pivot Point, will lead a collaborative discussion for participants to learn alongside one another. Her engaging approach welcomes story and strategy sharing across diverse groups. Participants walk away with tangible commitments to take action on right away.



Together, we will learn how to:
- Craft Your Purpose Statement
- Set Tangible Goals
- Prioritize Aspirational Competencies
- Determine Your Critical Action Steps

Register Now



Past Programs


Webinar: Engaging with TRB - A Primer for WTS Members

Industry Partner Webinar brought to you by the Transportation Research Board
January 25, 2024 | 2:00 PM ET - 3:00 PM ET

Did you know that every year, TRB publishes over 200 reports, engages more than 8,500 active volunteers, has around 500 standing committees and expert panels, initiates more than 140 research contracts, and hosts the TRB Annual Meeting—a transportation research conference with 13,000+ attendees? During this webinar, TRB leaders will provide WTS members with an overview of TRB and will discuss how you can make TRB a key part of your professional life—whether by attending the TRB Annual Meeting, bidding on TRB contracts, using TRB reports to learn about and implement best practices, or by nominating yourself to get involved in one of TRB’s committees or panels—which span all modes of transportation.

Featured Speakers:

  • Victoria Sheehan, Executive Director, TRB
  • Marci Greenberger, Airport Cooperative Research Programs Manager, TRB
  • Claire Randall, Senior Program Officer, TRB

SESSION RECORDING AVAILABLE on WTS International's YouTube Channel.


Webinar: Technology Solutions in Transportation

Strategic Corporate Partner Webinar brought to you by Jacobs
December 6, 2023

Over the last decade, technology has transformed many aspects of transportation.  From transit fare collection to traffic counts, technology provides solutions to problems that seemed insurmountable in previous years.  Join us for a panel discussion about the impact of technology in transportation, and what we can expect in the future.
Featured Speakers included moderator Jennifer Basset-Hales, Jacobs; Dorothy Heatwole - Safety Transportation Manager, Oklahoma Department of Transportation; Sam Kaur - Manager of Revenue and Grants Administration, Orange County Transportation Authority; and Laura Schewel, Streetlight Data.

Webinar: The Path to a Vibrant Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Ecosystem

Strategic Corporate Partner Webinar brought to you by HNTB
December 4, 2023 

Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) is “taking off” and adding a new dimension to mobility services. Advancements have been underway from the use of drone technology to the movement of people and cargo via electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Some states have been at the forefront of this progress as they develop policy and strategic initiatives to provide for a safe and vibrant ecosystem that best serves their residents, businesses, and visitors. Join panelists from three states with deep histories in aviation as they share their AAM journey and vision for the future. Featured Speakers included Beth Kigel - Vice President, HNTB; Grayson Ardies - State Director, Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission; Preeti Choudhary - Executive Director, DriveOhio and Rebecca Gallas - Director of Aviation, NCDOT.