COMMERCIAL VEHICLE AND FREIGHT MOBILITY FORUM TRACK

ES06: The Critical Role of Intelligent Transportation Systems in Framing Freight PolicyWednesday, May 238:30AM – 10:00AM
From the United States' earliest days as an economic world power, moving people and goods efficiently around the country has been essential to our economic and social growth. Join this distinguished panel of industry experts to learn what policy makers are doing to emphasize the role of technology in improving the freight industry and the impact that current legislation will have on America's freight infrastructure.

Organizer: ITS America’s Commercial Vehicle and Freight Mobility Forum
Moderator:Jon Morrison, President and General Manager, Meritor WABCO, georgereagle@earthlink.net
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SS02: Truck and Bus Safety Technology Monday, May 212:00PM – 3:30 PM

Heavy trucks and buses have always demanded special attention from safety technology developers and regulators. From the obvious safety issues that result from the sheer size and weight of heavy vehicles to the changing requirements of the individuals who drive them, ITS has continued to play a critical role. Join our panel of experts for a discussion about some of the newest onboard safety technologies in the commercial trucking and passenger bus industries, what recent steps government has taken to regulate them, and how to migrate these applications into the greater ITS framework.

Organizer: ITS America’s Commercial Vehicle and Freight Mobility Forum
Moderator:Jose Rodriguez, CVISN Program Manager, U.S. DOT FMCSA
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SS13: Advancements in Connected Vehicle Technology for Heavy Trucks Tuesday, May 2210:30AM – 12:00PM

Connected vehicle research and cooperative transportation system deployment cannot be limited to automobiles. Commercial vehicles benefit at least as much from connectivity as light vehicles. This session will feature leading heavy vehicle efforts to showcase advancements in connected vehicle technology, specifically vehicle-to-vehicle communication systems, and researchers who will explain fascinating results from the nation’s top heavy truck pilot programs and test beds.

Organizer: ITS America’s Commercial Vehicle and Freight Mobility Forum
Moderator:Richard McDonough, CVISN and CVII Program Director, Office of Safety and Security, New York State Department of Transportation, rmcdonough@dot.state.ny.us
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SS18: ITS for Fleets – Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Tuesday, May 222:00PM – 3:30PM

Across all modes, fleets present the unique opportunity to deploy uniform technologies and practices that could greatly impact the transportation network and the world around it. This session will take a look at several critical ways that commercial truck and bus fleets impact the environment and how ITS can greatly improve major issues like fuel efficiency, air quality and the overall efficiency of the network.

Organizer: ITS America’s Commercial Vehicle and Freight Mobility Forum
Moderator:Joe Zietsman, Head, Environment and Air Quality Division, Texas Transportation Institute, Zietsman@tamu.edu
Invited Speakers:
  • Joseph Tario, Senior Project Manager, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
  • Ken Hansen, ITS Project Manager, Office of Traffic, Safety and Technology, Minnesota DOT
  • Joe Zietsman, Head, Environment and Air Quality Division, Texas Transportation Institute
  • Jim Bruce, Vice President, Corporate Public Affairs, UPS



SS24: How ITS is Changing Truck Parking and Urban DeliveryTuesday, May 224:00PM – 5:30PM

As long as trucks remain our primary method of shipping goods across the country, just how and where to park them will remain a major issue. The unique requirements of truck parking in a range settings, from dedicated space convenient to freeways to highly populated urban areas for loading and unloading, demand the sort of advanced solutions that only ITS can provide. We welcome you to join this seasoned panel to hear the latest results of parking projects that have utilized new applications and which solutions have the greatest potential for adoption by the commercial fleet.

Organizer: ITS America’s Commercial Vehicle and Freight Mobility Forum
Moderator:John Woodrooffe, Director, Transportation Safety Analysis, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, jhfw@umich.edu
Invited Speakers:
  • Collin Castle, ITS Engineer, Michigan Department of Transportation, CastleC@michigan.gov
  • Eulois Cleckley, Manager, Statewide and Regional Planning Branch, District Department of Transportation, eulois.cleckley@dc.gov
  • Rick Warner, CEO, ParkingCarma, rick.warner@parkingcarma.com
  • Marygrace Parker, Program Coordinator, Freight Mobility, Safety and Security, I-95 Corridor Coalition, I95mgp@ttlc.net
  • Jose Holguin-Veras, Director, Center for Infrastructure, Transportation, and the Environment, Renssellaer Polytechnic Institute, jhv@rpi.edu



SS35: Connected Trucks – A Roundtable Discussion of Key IssuesWednesday, May 232:00PM – 3:30PM

Members of ITS America’s Commercial Vehicle and Freight Mobility Forum and other major industry players invite you to an interactive discussion on key topics, such as: connected vehicle technical and operational issues; the unique potential of heavy vehicle industry; how will new technologies and policies affect stakeholders; key issues surrounding V2V and V2I like cell vs. 5.9 GHz DSRC; certifications and security; leading business models for connected vehicles in trucking; ensuring the penetration of new technology; and much more!

Organizer: ITS America’s Commercial Vehicle and Freight Mobility Forum
Moderator:Richard McDonough, CVISN and CVII Program Director, Office of Safety and Security, New York State Department of Transportation, rmcdonough@dot.state.ny.us
Invited Speakers:
  • Tim McGuckin, Executive Director, OmniAir Consortium,
  • Tom Schaffnit, Principal Investigator, V2V-Interoperability Project, CAMP,
  • Skip Yeakel, Principal Engineer, Advanced Engineering, Volvo Group North America, Skip.Yeakel@Volvo.com
  • Kate Hartman, Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office, U.S. DOT Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Kate.hartman@dot.gov
  • Jeff Loftus, Chief, Technology Division, U.S. DOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, jeff.loftus@dot.gov
  • Justin McNew, Vice President, Kapsch TrafficCom, Justin.Mcnew@kapsch.net
  • Cem Hatipoglu, Office of Analysis, Research and Technology, U.S. DOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, cem.hatipoglu@dot.gov