APTA is currently offering certification hours for the following organizations.



The Registered Continuing Education Provider (RCEP) is a nationwide portal for education and career recordkeeping. It is a merger of quality education providers and engineers, surveyors, and related Architecture/Engineering/Construction (A/E/C) industry professionals into one comprehensive education management system. RCEP is a one-stop solution for keeping you up-to-date with continuing education requirements, finding educational offerings from quality providers, and managing your continuing education activities – anytime, anywhere. APTA provides professional development hours (PDH) for specialized sessions.



The Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) is an independent entity formed to govern and administer the Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) certification programs. The CPPO and CPPB programs are highly regarded and respected among procurement professionals and employers involved in the public sector. To date, the UPPCC has certified well over 10,000 professionals primarily within the U.S. and Canada, but in other nations around the globe. APTA provides contact hours for specialized sessions which can be used for certification or re-certification.

2019 APTAtech Conference

Approved Continuing Education Sessions

Professional Development Hours (PDH) for Professional Engineers

Monday, September 16

  • Improving Operational Efficiency with Digital Asset Management (9:15-10:15 am) – 1.0 PDH
  • Connected or Not: That’s the Problem! (10:30-11:30 am) – 1.0 PDH
  • Stay Ahead of the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Curve (1:30-2:30 pm) – 1.0 PDH

Tuesday, September 17

  • What is AV? Transit Industry’s Responses (9:15-10:15 am) – 1.0 PDH
  • Using Technology to Improve Electric Bus Operations (10:30 – 11:30 am) – 1.0 PDH
  • Technologies for Vehicle Automation and Connectivity (TVAC) Roundtable Session (2:30-3:45 pm) – 1.25 PDH

Professional Development Hours (PDH) for Procurement Professionals

Monday, September 16

  • Modern Fare Payment: From Integration to Innovation (10:00-11:30 am) – 1.0 PDH
  • Lessons Learned – Fare System Implementations and Operations (1:30-2:30 pm) – 1.0 PDH

Tuesday, September 17

  • Innovative Customer-Focused Apps (1:15-2:15 pm) – 1.0 PDH
  • Lessons Learned for Operations Technologies (1:15-2:15 pm) – 1.0 PDH

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or contact José Reyes at (202) 496-4848.

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