Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 7, 2007
Thousands of transportation and technology professionals from the automotive industry, homeland security and public safety, transportation agencies, urban planning and engineering firms will meet from June 4-6 for ITS America's 2007 Annual Meeting & Exposition (http://www.itsa.org/annualmeeting.html) at the Palm Springs Convention Center in Palm Springs, California.
Attracting top corporate executives and government officials from around the U.S., this conference will showcase Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) technologies that are designed to provide the public with the most effective management of roads and bridges, protect public investment in public transportation infrastructure, and enhance and expand mobility options. Put simply ITS can save lives, improve congestion, and positively affect the environment.
With expanded networking opportunities, a focused educational program and a grand-scale exhibition, ITS America's 2007 Annual Meeting & Exposition promises to be one of our best events ever! Don't miss out on:
Educational Sessions -- 54 sessions covering Commercial Vehicle & Freight Mobility; Homeland Security & Public Safety; Research, Integration, Training & Education; Transportation and Travel Information; Automotive Telecommunications & Consumer Electronics; Transportation System Operations & Planning and Public Transit; and Policy, Evaluation & Advocacy. Attendees are eligible for Professional Development Hours.
Nationally Recognized Speakers -- A distinguished group of international industry leaders who can provide you with ideas for implementing the ITS technologies and services that are shaping the future.
U.S. Department of Transportation Executive Session -- Senior government officials will provide updates on the Federal Intelligent Transportation System program, how it supports the National Congestion Initiative, and address specific areas of interest and opportunity.
Exhibit Hall -- Over 150 exhibitors will be on hand with the latest and leading-edge ITS products, services and solutions for your transportation, technology and security challenges.
Vehicle Infrastructure Integration Technology Showcase - One of the largest integrated demonstrations of deployed and marketable ITS technologies--in particular Vehicle Infrastructure Integration (VII) technologies--on an outdoor 100,000 square foot "test track" next to the Palm Springs Convention Center.
Industry Awards -- Honoring the most innovative organizations, solutions and individuals in the industry through the Best of ITS Awards, Outstanding State Chapter Award and the PBS&J-sponsored Student Essay Competition.
The conference will also feature a pre-conference reception hosted by the California chapter of ITS America, daily networking refreshment breaks, and three evening receptions.
Discounted attendee rates are available through March 16. Sponsorships and exhibit opportunities are also available.
To register, visit https://www.one-stop-registration.com/itsa/OSR.Index. For information on on the program or sponsoring or exhibiting at ITS America's 2007 Annual Meeting & Exposition, visit http://www.itsa.org/annualmeeting.html.
About the Intelligent Transportation Society of America
The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) is the leading advocate for ITS development and deployment in the United States. ITS America was established in 1991 as a not-for-profit organization to foster the use of advanced technologies in surface transportation systems. Members include corporations, public interest groups, universities and research laboratories, and government agencies at all levels. ITS America works closely with the U.S. Department of Transportation in support of the National ITS Program and serves as an invaluable resource to its members in the areas of technology, domestic public policy, international relations, and business development. For more information, visit http://www.itsa.org.