Georgia Transit Association
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Griffin, Ga 30223

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Working Detailed Conference Agenda

 

 

 

12/7/16

Time

Room Assignment

Topic & Presenters

Board meeting

9-11am

Empire 1

Board Members Only

Registration Opens

10am-Noon

Atrium

N/A

Conference Start

Noon-1pm

Atrium

"State of Transit" - Robert Hiett

BREAK/Transition

1-1:15pm

Move from Atrium to Foundry Building

Breakout Session 1

1:15pm-2:15pm

Empire 2

Panel Discussion: Transit Funding/Planning

 

1:15-2:15pm

Oconee 1

Panel Discussion: Technology and RideShare

 

1:15-2:15pm

Willow

GDOT ROOM

Transition

2:15-2:25pm

Foundry

Beverage and Snack Service

Breakout Session 2

2:25-3:325pm

Empire 2

Panel Discussion: Intercity Bus Systems

 

2:25-3:25pm

Oconee 1

Commuter Options

 

2:25-3:25pm

Willow

GDOT ROOM

Transition

3:25-3:35pm

Foundry

 

Breakout Session 3

3:35-4:35pm

Empire 2

FTA Updates & FTA Discussion on Procurement

 

3:35-4:35pm

Oconee 1

Panel Discussion: Flipping the Switch on System-wide Service Changes

 

3:35-4:35pm

Willow

GDOT ROOM

Transition

4:35-4:50/5pm

Move from Foundry Building to Atrium

Welcome Reception

4:50/5pm-6:30pm

Atrium

Butch McDuffie Emcee

New Member Reception

5-5:30pm

Atrium

Justin Rison, Host

Dine Around Town

6:30pm

Athens Restaurants

N/A

12/8/16

Time

 

Topic & Presenters

Breakfast

8-9am

Atrium

GTA Nominations Ballot

Transition

9am-9:15am

Move from Atrium to Foundry Building

Breakout Session 1

9:15am-10:15am

Empire 2

Case Studies: Athens Transit Feasibility Study and  SunTrust Park

 

9:15am-10:15am

Oconee 1

Panel Discussion: Connecting Transit, Workforce Development & Economic Development

 

9:15am-10:15am

Willow

GDOT ROOM

BREAK/Transition

10:15am-10:30am

Foundry

Beverage and Snack Service

Breakout Session 2

10:30am-11:30am

Empire 2

General Manager Roundtable Led by FTA

 

10:30am-11:30am

Oconee 1

Panel Discussion: Bus Issues/BusMaintenance

 

10:30am-11:30am

Willow

GDOT ROOM

Transition

11:30am-11:45am

Move from Foundry Building to Atrium

Lunch/Awards

11:45am-12:45pm

Atrium

 Keynote: Scott Bogren, CTAA; President's Award

Transition

12:45pm-1pm

Move from Atrium to Foundry Building

Breakout Session 3

1pm-2pm

Empire 2

Grassroots/Community Engagement

 

1pm-2pm

Oconee 1

Mobility Management: Rides to Wellness

 

1pm-2pm

Willow

GDOT ROOM

Transition

2pm-2:15pm

Foundry

 

Breakout Session 4

2:15-3:15

Empire 2

Panel Discussion: Connecting Business with Transportation Solutions

 

2:15-3:15pm

Oconee 1

2) Technology/Safety

 

2:15-3:15pm

Willow

GDOT ROOM

Transition

3:15-3:30pm

Grand Hall 1 - 5

Beverage and Snack Service in Grand Hall 1 - 5

TRADE SHOW RECEPTION

3:30pm-6:30pm

Grand Hall 1 - 5

Exhibitors and Sponsors

Breakout Session 5

3:30-4:30

Empire 2

Panel Discussion: Transit Governance

 

3:30-4:30

Willow

GDOT ROOM

Reception

4:30 - 6:30

Atrium

 

Casino Night

6:30 - 9:30

Atrium

Butch McDuffie Emcee; Door Prize Drawings

12/9/16

Time

 

Topic & Presenters

Breakfast/Elections/Awards

8:30-9:30

Atrium

GTA Committee Roundtable; Frank Hill Award; GTA Awards

Transition

9:30-9:45am

Foundry

Move from Atrium to Foundry Building

Breakout Session 1

9:45am-10:45am

Empire 2

Panel Discussion: The Impact of Urbanization on Georgia

 

9:45am-10:45am

Oconee 1

Panel Discussion: Rural & Human Services Transit Services (RHST) Cooridination

 

9:45am-10:45am

Willow

GDOT ROOM

Break/Transition

10:45am-11am

Foundry

Beverage and Snack Service

Breakout Session 2

11am-Noon

Empire 2

Panel Discussion: Transition Funding for Rural On-Demand Systems Trending Urban

 

11am-Noon

Oconee 1

Panel Discussion: Operational Excellence and the Future of Transportaion

 

11am-Noon

Willow

GDOT ROOM

Trade Show Breakdown/Box Lunch

Noon

Atrium

 

Board meeting

1-3pm

Empire 1