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 Program At A Glance

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Sunday, July 29   Monday, July 30   Tuesday, July 31   Wednesday, August 1   

Sunday, July 29

10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

A Multimodal Tour

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Registration

Lower Lobby, Lower Lobby Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

Lanyards sponsored by GIRO Inc.

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1 - 4 p.m.

Sustainability & Transit-Oriented Development Tours


 
3 - 5 p.m.

Tabletop Displays

Grand Ballroom Foyer, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

Monday, July 30

7 - 8 a.m.

Networking Breakfast

Grand Ballroom Foyer, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Registration

Lower Lobby, Lower Lobby Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
7 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Tabletop Displays

Grand Ballroom Foyer, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
8 - 8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Grand Ballroom A-B, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre


8:30 - 10 a.m.

TransLink Host Forum

Grand Ballroom A-B, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

Session sponsored by HNTB Corporation

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10:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Educational Sessions

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Educational Sessions

  • Homelessness and Transit

    Junior Ballroom A-B, 3rd Floor, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
  • Improving Speed & Reliability - Keeping Buses & Trains Moving

    Grand Ballroom C-D, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
    Session sponsored by Optibus Inc.
  • What's New and What's Next: Innovative Approaches to Improving Mobility

    Junior Ballroom C, 3rd Floor, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
12 - 1:30 p.m.

Speaker Luncheon

Grand Ballroom A-B, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

Lunch co-sponsored by HDR and APTA

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1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Educational Sessions

2 - 3:30 p.m.

Educational Sessions

2 - 3:30 p.m.

Educational Sessions

  • Driving the Value of Climate Action Plans & Resiliency Frameworks for Public Transit Agencies

    Junior Ballroom C, 3rd Floor, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
  • Leveraging Unique Funding Sources for Sustainable Transit Projects

    Junior Ballroom A-B, 3rd Floor, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
    Session sponsored by Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.
  • Reversing & Managing Ridership Declines: Part I - Research

    Grand Ballroom C-D, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
3:45 - 5:15 p.m.

Roundtable Idea Exchanges

Grand Ballroom A-B, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
3:45 - 5:45 p.m.

Educational Sessions

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Evening Reception

Grand Ballroom Foyer, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

Tuesday, July 31

7 - 8 a.m.

Networking Breakfast

Grand Ballroom Foyer, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Registration

    Lower Lobby, Lower Lobby Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
  • Tabletop Displays

    Grand Ballroom Foyer, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
8 - 9:30 a.m.

Educational Sessions

8:15 - 10 a.m.

Educational Sessions

  • Creating Collaboration to Advance Sustainability Goals

    Junior Ballroom C, 3rd Floor, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
  • Encouraging Active Transportation through Healthy & Connected Corridors

    Junior Ballroom A-B, 3rd Floor, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
  • Resiliency Planning: How to Handle Special Events, Natural Disasters & Other Unanticipated Situations

    Grand Ballroom C-D, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
9:45 - 11:45 a.m.

Educational Sessions

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Educational Sessions

  • A Multimodal Potpourri

    Grand Ballroom C-D, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre


  • Harnessing Big Data for a Smarter Public Transportation System

    Junior Ballroom A-B, 3rd Floor, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
  • Social and Economic Sustainability

    Junior Ballroom C, 3rd Floor, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
12 - 1:30 p.m.

Speaker Luncheon

Grand Ballroom A-B, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

 
1:45 - 3:30 p.m.

Educational Sessions

1:45 - 3:30 p.m.

Educational Sessions

  • Bus and Fleet: Energy Diversification and Operational Impacts

    Junior Ballroom A-B, 3rd Floor, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
  • Reversing & Managing Ridership Declines: Part II - Practitioners

    Grand Ballroom C-D, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
  • Sustaining the Sustainability Momentum Internally and Externally

    Junior Ballroom C, 3rd Floor, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
3:45 - 5:15 p.m.

Educational Sessions

3:45 - 5:15 p.m.

Transit and Sustainability Jeoparody

Grand Ballroom A-B, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

Wednesday, August 1

7 - 10 a.m.
  • Registration

    Lower Lobby, Lower Lobby Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
  • Tabletop Displays

    Grand Ballroom Foyer, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
7:15 - 8:15 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Grand Ballroom Foyer, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
8:15 - 9:45 a.m.

Educational Sessions

  • Back in the Saddle: Integrating Bikes and Transit to Make the Complete Trip

    Junior Ballroom A-B, 3rd Floor, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
  • Evaluating Sustainability for Projects and Programs

    Junior Ballroom C, 3rd Floor, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
  • Life Without Diesel: Operations Planning for Emerging Vehicle Technologies

    Grand Ballroom C-D, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
8:30 - 9:45 a.m.

Educational Sessions

10 - 11:40 a.m.

Educational Sessions

10:15 - 11:40 a.m.

Educational Sessions

  • Clean Energy: Reducing Public Transportation's Carbon Footprint

    Junior Ballroom C, 3rd Floor, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
  • Innovative Partnerships Between Transit Agencies & Vendors

    Grand Ballroom C-D, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
11:45 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Closing Session

Grand Ballroom A-B, Grand Ballroom Level, North Tower, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
1 - 4 p.m.

Multimodal Technical Tours

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