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American Public Transportation Association

 Schedule At A Glance

APTA's Transit Board Members & Board Support Seminar is offered exclusively to governing board members and  administrative support staff for boards and commissions of APTA-member public transportation systems. The seminar is scheduled for July 22 - 25, 2017, at the Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603.

NOTE: The Board Support Seminar has been approved for 1 CMC Experience or 1 MMC Professional Contribution point per educational day for a possible 4 points by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC).

* Denotes sessions and events for both board members and board support staff

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Saturday, July 22   Sunday, July 23   Monday, July 24   Tuesday, July 25   

Saturday, July 22

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Registration*

The Millennium Parlor, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
10 - 11:30 a.m.

APTA Chair & President's Roundtable*

Monroe Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
New legislation, the regulatory environment, association initiatives, and members' hot topic
 
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lunch on your own

1:15 - 2:30 p.m.

Lessons Learned from the 2017 International Study Mission on Safety Culture, State of Good Repair, and Innovative Operations*

Monroe Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
Insights, perspectives, and observations from Hong Kong, Singapore, and Tokyo
2:45 - 4 p.m.

Public Transportation: An Overview of the Industry, Key Federal Programs, and Legislative Processes (Board Members)

Monroe Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
6 - 7 p.m.

Welcome Reception*

Adams Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton

Sunday, July 23

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast*

Foyer, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Registration*

The Millennium Parlor, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

OPENING GENERAL SESSION: Where Public Transportation Goes, Community Grows*

Monroe Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
Warm welcomes from Chicago and APTA
 
10 - 11:30 a.m.

Maximizing the Board Member/Board Support Relationship*

Monroe Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Board Support Luncheon

Adams Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
12 - 2 p.m.

Lunch and Interactive Discussions (Board Members)

Foyer, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
1:30 - 5 p.m.

Contextual Leadership Part 1 (Board Support)

Adams Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
(Part 2 is on Monday, July 24, 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
3:30 - 5 p.m.

Safety Culture: Leading from the Top (Board Members)

Monroe Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton

Monday, July 24

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast*

Foyer, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
8:30 - 10 a.m.

Building a Rock-Solid Transit Board-CEO Working Relationship (Board Members)

Monroe Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Contextual Leadership Part 2 (Board Support)

Adams Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
(Part 2 is on Sunday, July 23, 1:30 - 5 p.m.)
10:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Inclusion, Opportunity & Equity: It Starts at the Top (Board Members)

Monroe Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
12 - 1 p.m.

Lunch (Board Members)

Monroe Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton

Lunch co-sponsored by Genfare and MCI

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12:30 - 2:15 p.m.

Working Lunch – Useful Techniques for Performance Evaluations, Job Description Updates, Succession Planning (Board Support)

Adams Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton

Lunch co-sponsored by Genfare and MCI

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1:30 - 4 p.m.

Technical Tours (Board Members)

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Introduction to International Institute of Municipal Clerks (Board Support)

Adams Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
3:30 - 5 p.m.

CTA Board Room Tour (Board Support)

Tuesday, July 25

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast*

Foyer, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
8:30 - 10 a.m.

Educational Sessions

  • Oversight and Accessibility: Updates from the FTA (Board Members)

    Monroe Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
  • Records Management (Board Support)

    Water Tower Parlor, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
10:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Parliamentary Procedures Review (Board Support)

Water Tower Parlor, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Trends in Transpotation Finance (Board Members)

Monroe Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
12 - 1:30 p.m.
  • CLOSING LUNCHEON: Implementing Your Conference Take-Aways (Board Support)

    Water Tower Parlor, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
  • CLOSING LUNCHEON: Innovation and Disruption in Urban Mobility (Board Members)

    Monroe Room, 6th Floor, The Palmer House Hilton
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