ITS Conference & Expo
April 22-25, 2024
Phoenix Convention Center, Arizona

FUTURE LEADERS


IGNITE YOUR CAREER IN ITS

At ITS America Conference & Expo, we give the opportunity for the next generation of ITS leaders to gather and have the opportunity to attend education sessions, trainings, meet with exhibitors, sponsors, technology providers, and network with ITS professionals that can offer career advice and mentorship. Students and young professionals are encouraged to attend this year’s event to take advantage of resources to grow as an emerging leader in ITS.



THE FUTURE LEADERS PROGRAM – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

Dedicated day of programming for ITS future leaders to learn more about the industry and how to get started in it.

Future Leaders programming includes:

  • 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM: Welcome/Continental Breakfast | University Hub
  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Plenary Session: Rethinking Infrastructure in the  New Digital Era | Main Stage
  • 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM: Walking Tour of Exhibit Hall with SwRI
  • 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch | Exhibit Hall
  • 1:00 PM – 1:50 PM: Industry Expert Guest Speakers | Room 105C 
    • Josh Johnson, Director R&D, Intelligent Systems Division, SwRI
    • Brent Cain, Division Director, Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Yung Koprowski, CEO, Y2K Engineering, LLC
    • April Wire, P.E., PTOE - Assistant TSMO Division Manager, Maricopa County
  • 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM: ITSAZ 2024 Student Transportation Summit
  • 4:00 PM: Students are encouraged to attend conference sessions, see the exhibit hall, and stop by the ITS Arizona booth and the University Hub for resume reviews and career advice.

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FUTURE LEADERS PASSPORT PROGRAM

The Future Leaders Passport Program is an opportunity for students and young professionals to explore the Exhibit Hall, learn about new products and services, and connect with industry professionals. Visit each of the participating booths to receive a stamp on your passport. Once you’ve visited all locations and filled your passport card, students can submit their card and will be entered to win one of three gift card prizes ranging from $50 to $100.

How to participate:

  • Pick up your Future Leaders Passport Card at the University Hub.
  • Explore the Exhibit Hall and stop by each of the booths of participating exhibitors to learn more about their products and services and connect with industry professionals.
  • Get a stamp on your passport at each participating booth.
  • Submit your completed passport to Justin Miller at the University Hub by the end of the event.
  • Giveaway winners will be announced post-show and sent corresponding gift card prize.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROGRAM. Open to U.S. residents of 50 US & DC, 18+ years. Ends 3PM (MT) 4/25/24. 3 Prizes: Amex® Gift Cards $50 - $100. Sponsor: Reed Exhibitions, a division of RELX Inc. Official rules at http://itsamericaevents2024.com/Future-Leaders-Giveaway-Rules



UNIVERSITY HUB

Engage with universities, discover diverse programs, and connect with students. The University Hub is your one-stop for academic connections and networking opportunities, located in the exhibit hall lobby, ground level. Learn more about the universities participating below.



ITSAZ 2024 STUDENT TRANSPORTATION SUMMIT

Join us on the Main Stage, Wednesday, April 24th from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM where students will be presenting their ITS-related research, opportunities, or challenges. It's a prime opportunity to gain insights, expand your network, and be inspired by the upcoming tech innovators. Don't miss this chance to immerse yourself in insightful learnings and innovation. 

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HAVE QUESTIONS? CONTACT:

JAIME MCAULEY
Event Director
ITS America Events
[email protected]

JOSH JOHNSON
Director R&D - Critical Systems Department
SWRI
[email protected]

MICHAEL WASHKOWIAK
Vice President, Iteris
ITS Arizona
[email protected]


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