National Rural Transportation Conference Agenda

Posted on: June 1st, 2011 by Carrie Kissel

Wednesday, August 24

  • 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Workshop: Sustainable Communities Approaches (Dalbey and Nelson)
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Welcome and Opening Plenary Session: Federal Town Hall
  • 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Special Plenary Session: How to Compete for TIGER Grants and Other Federal Funding (All presenters)
  • 3:15 – 4:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions
    – Lessons Learned from Starting an RPO
    Fiol
    Lorenzo
    Shifflet

    – Air Quality Conformity for Rural and Small Metro Regions
    Biondi

  • 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Excellence in Regional Transportation Awards Reception

Thursday, August 25

  • 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Excellence in Regional Transportation Award photo session
  • 8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast
  • 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. RPO America Peer Symposium: Sharing Innovations in Regional Transportation Planning
    Cockrell
    Cole
    Elliott
    Hiett
    McCullough
    Saylor
    Turnoy
  • 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breakout sessions
    – Sustainable Development
    Poulsen
    Rue

    – Planning with Transit at the Table
    Moreau
    Scott
    Sprowls

    – Freight and Regional Economic Development
    Davis
    Steele

  • 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon: The Future of Statewide and Regional Transportation Planning
  • 1:45 – 2:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions
    – Peer Accountability

    – Putting Census Information to Use
    Bond
    Weinberger

    – Rural Transportation Safety
    Kissinger
    Mason

  • 3:00 – 4:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions
    – Mobility in Rural and Small Metropolitan Regions

    – Scenario Planning Training Session
    Kaesler
    Sanderson

  • 4:30 – 5:00 p.m. RPO America Annual Business Meeting, immediately followed by the National RPO Council of Peers Meeting
    Ruffalo
  • 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception

Friday, August 26

  • 8:00 – 9:15 a.m. Networking Breakfast and Conversation Cafe Roundtable Discussion Session
  • 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Special White House Tour

Agenda subject to change. For a printable version of the agenda, click here (PDF).

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