ABJ30 Members and Friends (sorry for any duplicate postings) -
Mark your calendar for the GIS in Transit Conference, October 16-18, 2013, at the Keck
Center of the National Academies in Washington, D.C. Submissions for presentations are
due April 15, 2013. See
Don't miss this unique conference for transit planners, managers, researchers and GIS
industry experts who are interested in sharing ways to use geographic and spatial analysis
in transit planning, operations, and marketing to increase efficiency and effectiveness.
The conference is jointly organized by National Center for Transit Research (NCTR),
Transportation Research Board (TRB) and Urban and Regional Information Systems Association
(URISA). Cosponsored by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The conference will:
* Provide transit professionals with experience and interest in GIS an opportunity
to learn from peers and industry experts (vendors, researchers, and practitioners)
* Discuss emerging trends in geo-spatial analysis and transit informatics
* Demonstrate the use of GIS data to improve transit efficiency and effectiveness
* Provide a forum for public-private discussions about practical applications of
Submitting an Abstract
All presentation proposals should be submitted by April 15, 2013, should not be longer
than 300 words, and should clearly convey the material that will be presented.
Abstracts must be submitted electronically at GIS-Call for Presentations
for information on the
conference, registration fees and the conference hotel.
Jennifer Rosales, firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>, and Tom Palmerlee,
firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>, are TRB staff on the project.
Thomas M. Palmerlee
Associate Director, Technical Activities Division