Monday, January 16, 2012

2012 Conferences

If you're wondering how to spend your organization's training funding this year, here is perhaps the most comprehensive list of transportation- and planning-related conferences out there. Special thanks to John Westmore for creating this list...and the Perils for Pedestrians segments.

January16-17  Australian Cycling Conference; Adelaide, Australia
18-20 Nat'l Conf on Science, Policy and the Environment: Environment and Security; Washington, DC
18-20 U.S. Conference of Mayors, Winter Meeting; Washington, DC
18-20 National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTCD); Arlington, VA
22-26 Transportation Research Board; Washington, DC
23-25  Municipalika - Making Cities Work; Channai, India
23-27 World of Concrete; Las Vegas, NV
26-27 EMBARQ -- Transforming Transportation; Washington, DC
27-28 Iowa Bike Summit; Des Moines, IA
30-31  ASTM F13 Pedestrian/Walkway Safety and Footwear; Atlanta, GA

February1-2  Smart Cities; Amsterdam, Netherlands
1-3  Texas Trails and Active Transportation Conference; San Antonio, TX
2-4 New Partners For Smart Growth; San Diego, CA
6-7 The Future of Cities; London, UK
6-7  Colorado  Bike Summit; Denver, CO
7-9 National Evacuation Conference; New Orleans, LA
8 Intermodes; Brussels, Belgium
8-10  Sustainable Communities Conference; Ottawa, ON, Canada
10-11 Media That Matters, AU; Washington, DC
12-16 ATSSA - American Traffic Safety Services Assn. Convention and Traffic Expo; Tampa, FL
16-19 American Assn. of School Administrators, National Conference on Education; Houston, TX
21-24 Public Health Preparedness Summit; Anaheim, CA
22-24  National Walking and Cycling Conference; Hastings, New Zealand
24-28 Association of American Geographers; New York, NY
25 Alumni Day; Princeton, NJ
26-29  Conference on Play; Clemson, SC
26-29 AASHTO Washington Legislative Briefing; Washington, DC
27-3/1  Building Sustainable Communities; Kelowna, BC, Canada
28-3/1  HSR - High Speed Rail Summit; Washington, DC

March2-4 North American Handmade Bicycle Show; Sacramento, CA
3-5  International Conference on Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design; Penang, Malaysia
3-7 National Association of Counties Legislative Conference; Washington, DC
4-7 ITE - Institute of Transportation Engineers; Pasadena, CA
7-8  Greenprints; Atlanta, GA
7-9 5th Annual Transportation and Infrastructure Convention; Washington, DC
7-10 AIA - American Institute of Architects Legislative Conference; Washington, DC
10-14 Congressional City Conference; Washington, DC
11-13 APTA - American Public Transportation Assn. Legislative Conference; Washington, DC
12-14 Annual Active Living Research Conference; San Diego, CA
12-14  National ADA Symposium; Orlando, FL
13-17 American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance; Boston, MA
15-17 Transportation Research Forum; Tampa, FL
16-18 LGC - Building Livable Communities: for Elected Officials; Yosemite N.P., CA
16-18 Atlantic Region, American Volkssport Association; Fredericksburg, VA
18-20 Federal Economic Development Forum; Alexandria, VA
18-21 American Academy of Health Behavior; Austin, TX
20-21  Smart Cities; Washington, DC
20-22 National Bike Summit; Washington, DC
26-29  Planet Under Pressure; London, UK
27-28  Smart Cities; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
27-29 National Legislative Forum on Parks and Recreation; Washington, DC
28-4/1 Aging In America ( American Society on Aging); Washington, DC

April1-2   National Main Streets Conference; Baltimore, MD
3-4  National Health Impact Assessment Meeting; Washington, DC
14-17 American Planning Association; Los Angeles, CA
14-19 NAB - National Association of Broadcasters; Las Vegas, NV
16-19  National Association of Recreation Resource Planners (NARRP); Baton Rouge, LA
17-19 Bicycle Leadership Conference; Monterey, CA
18-20 California Trails and Greenways Conference; Woodland Hills, CA
18-21 Urban Affairs Association; Pittsburgh, PA
19-23   International Downtown Association Spring Conference; Orlando, FL
21-22 Global Health & Innovation Conference; New Haven, CT
21-23 National School Boards Association; Boston, MA
24-26  SAE World Congress; Detroit, MI
24-26 American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) Legislative; Washington, DC
28-5/5 International Police Mountain Bike Association; St. Paul, MN
29-5/2 APWA - American Public Works Assn. North American Snow Conference; Milwaukee, WI
30-5/3 International Conference on Winter Maintenance and Surface Transportation Weather ; Iowa City, IA

May2-4  International Transport Forum; Leipzig, Germany
3-4  Alliance For Community Media, Mid-Atlantic Region Conference; New Brunswick, NJ
6  Five Borough Bike Tour; New York, NY
6-9 Electric Vehicle Symposium (Electric Drive Transportation Association); Los Angeles, CA
6-9 APTA Bus and Paratransit Conference; Long Beach, CA
7-9 CDC - Weight of the Nation; Washington, DC
9-11  WTS - Women's Transportation Seminar National Conference; Denver, CO
9-12 Congress for The New Urbanism (CNU); West Palm Beach, FL
11-13  Resilient Cities 2012: 3rd World Congress on Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change; Bonn, Germany
13-15  Sustainable Urban Transport and the Environment; Amsterdam, Netherlands
13-19  International Conference on Degrowth in the Americas; Montreal, QC, Canada
14-18  Bike To Work Week
14-25  U.N. Climate Talks; Bonn, Germany
15-17  18th International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment; A Coruna, Spain
17-18  Virginia Transit Association; Tysons Corner, VA
17-19 AIA - American Institute of Architects; Washington, DC
18-20 AASHTO Spring Meeting; Traverse City, MI
20-24 49th International Making Cities Livable Conference; Portland, OR
21-23 ITS America (Intelligent Transportation Systems); Washington, DC
21-24 National Association of Environmental Professionals; Portland, OR
23-26  International Cycling History Conference; Roeselare, Belgium
23-26  Neighborhoods USA; Indianapolis, IN
26-28  USA Cycling; Greenville, SC
28-6/1 IFA 11th Global Conference on Aging; Prague, Czech Republic
29-31  International Conference on Climate Adaptation; Tucson, AZ
29-6/1  ICLEI World Congress - Local Governments For Sustainability; Belo Horizonte, Brazil
30-6/1  National ADA Symposium; Indianapolis, IN
30-6/1 7th China International Rail and Metro Exhibition; Shanghai, China
30-6/2  ASPO - Association for the Study of Peak Oil & Gas; Vienna, Austria
31-6/3 Reunions; Princeton, NJ

June1 Transport Chicago; Chicago, IL
2  National Trails Day
3-6  APTA Rail Conference; Dallas, TX
3-6  Canadian Transportation Research Forum; Calgary, AB, Canada
4-7  ARC-CSI Crash Conference; Las Vegas, NV
4-7  NATMEC - North American Travel Monitoring Exposition and Conference; Dallas, TX
5-7  Transports Publics; Paris, France
6-8 6th International Conference on Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics; Zurich, Switzerland
6-8  Healthy Cities; Geelong, Australia
6-9 International Snowmobile Congress; Sturbridge, MA
10-13  International Bridge Conference; Pittsburgh, PA
11-13  Universal Design; Oslo, Norway
10-14  NARC - National Association of Regional Councils; St. Petersburg, FL
11-14  NFPA - National Fire Protection Association Conference; Las Vegas, NV
11-14  NCIL - National Council on Independent Living; Washington, DC
13-16 US Conference of Mayors; Orlando, FL
14-16 Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities; Orlando, FL
16-19  Public Transportation and Universities Conference; Fargo, ND
16-20  National Sheriffs Association; Nashville, TN
20-21  PraxisConference - Pedestrian Protection; Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
20-22  Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference; New Orleans, LA
20-22  National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTCD); Orlando, FL
24-26  Aging, Mobility, and Quality of Life; Ann Arbor, MI
24-27 Urban Street Symposium; Chicago, IL
24-29  Built Environment Assessment Training (BEAT) Institute; Boston, MA
26-28 Operation Lifesaver (rail safety); Denver, CO
26-28  APHA - American Public Health Association Midyear Meeting; Charlotte, NC
26-29 Velo-City Global; Vancouver, BC, Canada
27-30  Sustainable Futures Conference; Kampala, Uganda

July6-14  American Council of the Blind; Louisville, KY
9-12  Southern African Transport Conference; Pretoria, South Africa
10-13 UIC World Congress On High Speed Rail; Philadelphia, PA
11-13  Nat'l Ass'n of County and City Health Officials; Los Angeles, CA
12-14  Southeast Equestrian Trails Conference; Lexington, KY
13-17 National Association of Counties; Pittsburgh, PA
14-17  International Urban Parks Conference; New York, NY
28-8/1  Association For Commuter Transportation; Savannah, GA
30-8/3 Alliance For Community Media; Chicago, IL

August1-3  ICTTS - Eighth International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies; Changsha, China
1-4  IAFC - Fire Rescue International; Denver, CO
3-6 12th COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals (CICTP 2012); Beijing, China
6-9 NCSL - Nat'l Conference of State Legislatures - Legislative Summit; Chicago, IL
12-15 Institute of Transportation Engineers; Atlanta, GA
13-15 Second International Conference on Evacuation Modeling and Management ; Chicago, IL
14-17 15th Annual Transportation and Infrastructure Summit & 5th Global HSR Forum; Irving, TX
16-19  Northwest Region, American Volkssport Association; Federal Way, WA
26-29 APWA - American Public Works Association; Anaheim, CA
26-29  GHSA - Governors Highway Safety Association; Baltimore, MD
29-31  5th International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology; Groningen, The Netherlands

September1-7 World Urban Forum; Naples, Italy
3  Mackinac Bridge Walk; Mackinaw City, Michigan
6-8 National Alliance For Media Art and Culture (NAMAC); Minneapolis, MN
9-12 IBTTA International Bridge Tunnel and Turnpike Association; Orlando,
10-12  International Urban Design Conference; Melbourne, Australia
10-13 ProWalk/ProBike; Long Beach, CA
11-14  Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations; Saratoga Springs, NY
11-14  ARTBA - American Road and Transportation Builders Association; Memphis, TN
11-15 Emergency Nurses Association; San Diego, CA
12-14  Transportation Planning for Small and Medium-Sized Communities; Big Sky, MT
17-21 13th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled People (TRANSED 2012); New Delhi, India
19-25   International Downtown Association; Minneapolis, MN
20-22  AARP - Life@50+; New Orleans, LA
21-23  Public Markets (PPS); Cleveland, OH
23-27  World Canal Conference; Yangzhou, China
26-28  Child In The City; Zagreb, Croatia
26-29 National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA); New Orleans, LA
27-28  Networks For Mobility; Stuttgart, Germany
28-10/1   American Society of Landscape Architects; Phoenix, AZ
30-10/3 American Public Transportation Association; Seattle. WA
30-10/5  EcoSummit 2012 -- Ecological Sustainability; Columbus, OH

October1-3  Walk21; Mexico City
1-4 World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion; Wellington, New Zealand
3 International Walk To School Day
7-10  ICMA - International City/County Management Association; Phoenix, AZ
9-12  Canadian Institute of Planners; Banff, AB, Canada
10-13  IMBA - International Mountain Bicycling Association; Santa Fe, NM
11-13 NASBE -- Nat'l Ass'n of State Boards of Education; Chicago, IL
14-17 Rail~Volution; Los Angeles, CA
14-17   Transportation Association of Canada; Fredericton, NB, Canada
16-18  NRPA - National Recreation and Park Association; Anaheim, CA
18-20 ASCE -- 142nd Annual Civil Engineering Conference; Montreal, QC, Canada
18-21  Urban Land Institute - ULI Fall Meeting and Urban Land Expo; Denver, CO
22-26 ITS World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems; Vienna, Austria
27-30  American Public Health Association; San Francisco, CA
29-31  ATSIP - Forum on Traffic Records & Highway Information Systems; Biloxi, MS
30-11/3  National Preservation Conference; Spokane, WA

November7-9  Underground Space; Singapore
8-10  Sustainable Futures for Global Cities and Suburbs, Hofstra U.; Hempstead, NY
11-14  ASCE Third International Conference on Urban Transportation Systems; Paris, France
14-16  Urban Planning, Regional Development, and Information Society; Venice, Italy
15-19  AASHTO Annual Meeting; Pittsburgh, PA
27-12/1  National League of Cities; Boston, MA

December5-9 NCSL - Nat'l Conference of State Legislatures - Fall Forum; Washington, DC


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