IMSA Forum & Expo 2017
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1:00 pm - 2:00 pmThe Critical Role of Traffic Services in Traffic Incident and All-Hazards Emergency Management
Dave Bergner, Monte Vista Associates, LLC
1:00 pm - 2:30 pmTransportation’s Safety Hazard Zone: How to Keep Our Intersections Safe
Dan Sisson, ZincFive, Inc.
1:00 pm - 2:30 pmFiber Optics For Managers
Jim Hayes, The Fiber Optic Association Inc. (FOA)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmClean Power and its Direct Effect on Connected Vehicle Technologies
Dr Joseph palsa, Clary Corp
2:30 pm - 4:00 pmHow 100 Years Later, Thomas Edison’s Dream Battery is Keeping ITS Intelligent and Green
Dan Sisson, ZincFive, Inc.
2:30 pm - 4:00 pmFiber Optic Testing Demystified
Jim Hayes, The Fiber Optic Association Inc. (FOA)

8:00 am - 9:00 amA Technician’s Guide to Advance Transportation Control (ATC) Cabinet Technology
Nathan Welch, McCain, Inc.
8:00 am - 9:00 amSmart Communities, Technology and Maintenance Implications
John Lower, iteris
8:00 am - 12:00 pmTraffic Incident Management
James Austrich, FHWA
9:00 am - 10:00 amIntersection Video Archive Pilot Project
Michael Wendtland, Redhawk Solutions LLC
Steve Mc kenzie, City of Peoria, Arizona
9:00 am - 10:00 amLoop Detection Installation and Configuration 101
Matt Zinn, Reno A&E
10:00 am - 11:00 amMass Notification Systems and Their Importance in a Post-9/11 World
Merton Bunker, Merton Bunker & Associates
10:00 am - 11:30 amOut with the Old and In With the New - Updating a Safety Management System (SMS) into a Modern Roadway Safety Management Program
Seth Chalmers, Pima County Department of Transportation
11:00 am - 12:00 pmFully Programmable Digital DC and AC Power Sourcing for New DC Traffic and ITS Control Cabinets
Dr Joseph Palsa, Clary Corp
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmGetting Started In Fiber Optics
William Graham, Fiber Optic Association
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmHuman-Centric Intersection: Reducing Pedestrian Fatality to Zero
Talmai Oliveira, Philips Lighting
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmArapahoe County Sign Survey: A County Wide Sign Survey and Condition Assessment
Michael Comstock, Arapahoe County Government
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmAdaptive Traffic Signal Control - West Des Moines' Experience
Jim Dickinson, City of West Des Moines, Iowa
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmTaking the Mystery out of Emergency Responder Radio Enhancement Systems
Merton Bunker, Merton Bunker & Associates
2:00 pm - 3:30 pmPractical Ways You Can Manage the Electrical Grid Beast So The “Next Generation of Mobility” Actually Works
Dan Sisson, ZincFive, Inc.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmSignal Performance Measures (SPM) for Traffic Signal Maintenance
Nathan Welch, McCain, Inc.
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmHow to Establish a Travelers' Information Service Broadcast Station
Ralph Haller, IMSA

8:00 am - 9:00 amStop Dreaming: “Futuristic” Green Technologies Available Now to Meet Your ITS Goals
Dan Sisson, ZincFive, Inc.
8:00 am - 10:00 amBasics of Optical Fiber for The ITS Technician
William Graham, Fiber Optic Association
8:00 am - 12:00 pmATC Equipment for Your ITS Needs Today and for Your Future
Ralph Boaz, Pillar Consulting, Inc.
9:00 am - 10:00 amEnhancing Safety with Innovative Work Zone Technology
Peter Cusolito, VHB
10:00 am - 11:30 amIMSA Moderator Workshop
Jeff Knight, IMSA
10:00 am - 11:30 amSign Compliance
Joanne Conrad, TAPCO
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmCybersecurity: System Assurance at the Intersection and V2X
Jenni Edgar, Econolite Group, Inc.
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmEffectively Maintain Reliable Power and Control of Preemption of Rail & Signal Control for New DC Traffic and ITS Systems
Dr Joseph Palsa, Clary Corp
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmPlanning for Bicycle Traffic Control
Scott Robinson, Econolite Group, Inc.
2:30 pm - 4:00 pmRealistic and Measurable ITS Solutions to Deploy Bike and Pedestrian Priority
Stephen Mathew, Econolite Group, Inc.
Marc Miranda, Econolite Group, Inc.
2:30 pm - 4:00 pmNCUTCD Forum
Don Fullerton
2:30 pm - 4:00 pmAdvanced Traffic Controller Cabinet (ATCC) Overview
Scott Evans, Eberle Design Inc

9:00 am - 10:00 amBike Detection Utilizing Inductive Loops
Matt Zinn, Reno A&E
9:00 am - 10:00 amIoT in ITS: Network Impacts
Robert Hemmerich, Alcatel-Lucent Enteprise
9:00 am - 10:00 amCreating a Fiber Optic Network: How do I get Started?
Douglas Pershall, George Butler Associates Systems Integration
11:00 am - 12:00 pmThe Grid Can Be Unreliable, But Your Traffic Signal Backup Power Solution Can’t Be
Vito Coletto, Altergy Fuel Cells
11:00 am - 12:00 pmPeer-to-Peer Communications: What It is and Why Cities Benefit
Nathan Welch, McCain, Inc.
11:00 am - 12:00 pmCellular Antennas Collocating with Streetlights: The Coming Trend
Kurt Blackbern, NOV, Ameron Pole Products
1:30 pm - 3:00 pmRecent Developments In Traffic Signal Preemption, Where Science and Safety intersect.
Dave Gross, Collision Control Communications, Inc.
Jeff Williams, Collision Control Communications, Inc.
1:30 pm - 3:00 pmWhy the Least Sexy Technology Ever Invented is Critical to Your Intelligent Transportation System Plans
Dan Sisson, ZincFive, Inc.
1:30 pm - 3:00 pmFiber Optic Testing & Troubleshooting using an OTDR
Speaker: Phil Shoemaker, Light Brigade