Webinars

June 2020

June 23, 2020 130 pm - 2.45 pm EDT WEBINAR RECORDING
"Transport Canada Priorities and Initiatives 

  • Craig Hutton, Director General of Strategic Policy and Innovation Transport Canada (TC), discussed economic and social trends, along with new business models and services, are shifting at the hands of technology. These converging trends are poised to shape the ways in which people and goods will move, with the potential to improve transportation safety and security, enhance efficiency and reliability, and reduce environmental footprints. The transportation sector is also seeing new entrants such as tech and data companies that are introducing and deploying new mobility solutions and freight innovations.

 

June 18, 2020 11.30 am - 1.30 pm EDT LUNCH 'N LEARN RECORDING
"Electric Vehicles Virtual Lunch & Learn 

  • Chris Philp, Associate Partner at CIMA+, shared with us everything you always wanted to know about EVs. We learned about the types of EVs, examples of the various charging stations, what supporting Apps are available, vehicle features and technologies, where does the electricity come from, and so much more. 

 

June 15, 2020 12.30 pm - 1.30 pm EDT CELEBRATION RECORDING
"ITS Canada 2020 Awards Celebration" - chaired by Usha Elyatamby

The ITS Canada Awards 2020 were celebrated June 15. Listen and watch the significant and defining people, projects, and innovations in our Canadian ITS marketplace who won this year. Congratulations to all 2020 Award Winners: 

  • Distinguished Service ITS Canada Member Award
    • Richard B. Easley, E-Squared Engineering 
  • ITS Project/Program Award (Municipal/Provincial/Federal)
    • Eco Drive II, City of Ottawa 
  • Canadian ITS R&D/Innovation Award
    • A Real-time Multi-Modal Traffic Monitoring System based on 3D Lidar Technology by Blue City Technologies 
  • Canadian ITS R&D/Innovation Award
    • Information Fusion in Detection, Recognition and Classifications of Road Infrastructure from Remote Sensing Data by University of Alberta 
  • ITS Young Professional Award
    • Mr. Kevin Henry, PhD, ESCRYPT
       

June 10, 2020 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm EDT WEBINAR RECORDING
"NRC Advanced Transportation Systems Program ATSP Overview" - facilitated by Mr. Michael Bailey

  • William Mayda, Program Lead FleetForward 2020 and the ATSP at the National Research Council of Canada, shared with the audience a comprehensive overview and examples of the NRC at work in Canada.  William also discussed the new Advanced Transportation Systems Program and the importance of stakeholder engagement. 

 

 

June 2, 2020 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm EDT WEBINAR RECORDING
"ITS Canada 2020 Supplier Webinar Series #8"

Four members, GGI Road & Traffic, Black & McDonald, Blackberry and IBI Group each shared their new initiatives/products or services to aid the industry in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the presentations only showcased a snapshot of new initiatives, products or services, we strongly encourage you to contact each of the presenters to learn more in detail about their offerings.

 

May 2020

May 26, 2020 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm EDT WEBINAR RECORDING
"ITS Canada 2020 Supplier Webinar Series #7"

Four members, SMATS Traffic Solutions, Key2Access, Innovative Traffic Solutions/MultiLink and Tacel each shared their new initiatives/products or services to aid the industry in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the presentations only showcased a snapshot of new initiatives, products or services, we strongly encourage you to contact each of the presenters to learn more in detail about their offerings.

 

May 19, 2020 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm EDT WEBINAR RECORDING
"ITS Canada 2020 Supplier Webinar Series #6"

Four members, PTV Group, Orange Traffic, Campbell Scientific Canada and CUBIC/Gridsmart each shared their new initiatives/products or services to aid the industry in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the presentations only showcased a snapshot of new initiatives, products or services, we strongly encourage you to contact each of the presenters to learn more in detail about their offerings.

 

May 12, 2020 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm EDT WEBINAR RECORDING
"ITS Canada 2020 Supplier Webinar Series #5"

Four members, International Road Dynamics, Iteris Inc., Cellint and Global Traffic Technologies each shared their new initiatives/products or services to aid the industry in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the presentations only showcased a snapshot of new initiatives, products or services, we strongly encourage you to contact each of the presenters to learn more in detail about their offerings.

 

May 5, 2020 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm EDT WEBINAR RECORDING
"ITS Canada 2020 Supplier Webinar Series #4"

Four members, Nektar 3D ConsultingDock Inc., Encom Wireless and Kapsch TrafficCom each shared their new initiatives/products or services to aid the industry in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the presentations only showcased a snapshot of new initiatives, products or services, we strongly encourage you to contact each of the presenters to learn more in detail about their offerings.

April 2020

April 29, 2020 1.30 pm - 2.15 pm EDT WEBINAR RECORDING
"ITS Canada 2020 Supplier Webinar Series #3"

Three members, Novax Industries, Aimsun Inc, and Stinston ITS, each shared their new initiatives/products or services to aid the industry in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the presentations only showcased a snapshot of new initiatives, products or services, we strongly encourage you to contact each of the presenters to learn more in detail about their offerings.

 

April 21, 2020 1.30 pm - 2.15 pm EDT WEBINAR RECORDING
"ITS Canada 2020 Supplier Webinar Series #2"

Two members, Esri Canada and Tacel Ltd. each shared their new initiatives/products or services to aid the industry in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the presentations only showcased a snapshot of new initiatives, products or services, we strongly encourage you to contact each of the presenters to learn more in detail about their offerings.

 

April 14, 2020 1.30 pm - 2.15 pm EDT WEBINAR RECORDING
"ITS Canada 2020 Supplier Webinar Series #1"

Three members, Miovision, StreetLight Data and Applied Electronics each shared their new initiatives/products or services to aid the industry in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the presentations only showcased a snapshot of new initiatives, products or services, we strongly encourage you to contact each of the presenters to learn more in detail about their offerings.

 

March 2020

March 26, 2020 Noon - 1.30 pm EDT WEBINAR RECORDING
"Leveraging AI-driven insights to improve road safety in Southern Nevada"
Hosted by the ITS Canada's ATMS, ATIS, APTS and CVAV Technical Committees, 

  • Noam Maital, Co-founder and CEO of Waycare Technologies
  • Theresa Gaisser, Manager of Engineering at the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada’s (RTC) TMC

 

 

March 12, 2020 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm EST WEBINAR RECORDING
"Improving Bus Predictions Using Machine Learning"
Hosted by the APTS Technical Committee, Chair Brendon Hemily

  • Ron Mok, Software Development Manager-Business Technology Services at TransLink in Vancouver.
     

Feb 2020

February 26, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 PM WEBINAR RECORDING
"Alberta Transportation’s RWIS Journey"
Hosted by the ATIS Technical Committee, Chair Judy Yu and Vice-Chair Omar Choudhry

  • Allan Bartman, Acting Highway Operations Director at Alberta Transportation  

  • Erin Davison, Manager, Provincial Transportation Management Centre at Government of Alberta

 

February 5, 2020 1:30 pm - 3:00 PM WEBINAR RECORDING
"OMF & MDS. Open source collaboration and data specifications enhancing city traffic management action and public policy outcomes"
Hosted by the ATMS Technical Committee, Chair Jonathan Darton and Vice-Chair Jonathan Foord

  • Jascha Franklin Hodge, Executive Director of the Open Mobility Foundation (OMF), will be sharing about OMF and its mandate, MDS, and how your organization can get involved.  

  • Michael Schnuerle, CDO for Louisville Metro Government, illustrating how MDS is being used in Louisville, Kentucky to inform improved insights and decisions.

 

Sept 2019

September 10, 2019, 1.30 - 2.30 pm WEBINAR RECORDING
"Connected Vehicles Technology... what is happening in the US and what are the lessons learned"
Hosted by the CVAV Technical Committee, chaired by Dave Michelson, UBC

Webinar introductions by Janneke van der Zee

  • "Connected Vehicles Technology... what is happening in the US and what are the lessons learned"by Iouri Nemeroski, Siemens Mobility

 

May 2019

May 15 2019, 2 pm - 3 pm EDT  WEBINAR RECORDINGt
"Evolution of the TMC and Traffic Management - Considerations Moving Forward
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Hosted by the ATMS Technical Committee, chaired by Jonathan Darton and Vice-Chair Jonathan Foord

Webinar introductions by Jonathan Darton and Jonathan Foord. 

  • "Using Waze Data and Free Tools as Traffic Sensor" by Michael Schnuerle, Louisville Metro's first data officer in the Mayor Greg Fischer's Office of Civic Innovation and Technology
  • "Traffic Management Centers of the Future" by Matt Lee, Associate Vice President of Intelligent Transportation Systems for AECOM

 

April 2019

April 25 2019, 3 pm - 4:15 pm ET  WEBINAR RECORDING
"Use of APTS Data"

Hosted APTS Technical Committee, chaired by Dr. Brendon Hemily

Webinar introductions by Janneke van der Zee and Dr. Brendon Hemily.

  • "Data-Based Approach for Transit Priority Assessment", by Bill Menzies, Dillon Consulting Ltd and formerly Winnipeg Transit
  • "Report from the 2018 TransitData Workshop; Perspectives on Challenges and Use of ITS Data for Transit Planning and Management", by Brendon Hemily, Chair, APTS.
     

March 2019

March 1, 2019, 11 am - 12.30 pm EST  WEBINAR RECORDING
"Traditional VS New Models for Traffic Management"

Co-Hosted and co-organized by the ATIS and ATMS Technical Committees, Patrick Fitzhenry, Judy Yu, Jonathan Darton, Jonathan Foord.

Webinar introductions by Patrick Fitzhenry, Chair, Advanced Traveller Information Systems Technical Committee and Jonathan Foord, Vice-Chair Advanced Traveller Management Systems Technical Committee of ITS Canada.

  • "TMCs and CAVs in the City of Ottawa" by Omar Choudhry, Project Lead for Transportation System Management, and Greg Kent, Manager Traffic Management Branch, City of Ottawa

  • "A neutral traffic management framework for urban mobility" by Suzanne Hendrikse, Communications Consultant TMaaS and Marius Swanepoel, Director of the Sourcing Operations Division of TomTom North America.

 

December 2018

December 17, 2018, 1 pm - 2 pm EST  WEBINAR RECORDING
"New Horizons in Standardized Traveler Information for Integrated Mobility"

Hosted and organized by Brendon Hemily, Chair of the APTS Technical Committee.

Webinar introduction, by Brendon Hemily, Ph.D., Chair, Advanced Public Transit Systems (APTS) Technical Committee ITS Canada.

  • Portland's TriMet Open Trip Planner Share Use Mobility Project by Bibiana McHugh, Manager, Mobility & Location-Based Services , TriMet
  • GTFS Developments and Best Practices Guide / Mobility Data Project by Aaron Antrim, Mobility Data Project, Rocky Mountain Institute