IMSA Forum & Expo 2019
2019 Technical Sessions
08/20/2019 Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 amPlanning for 5G, Small Cells, AVs, V2X IoT, etc. Means Planning For Fiber
Jim Hayes, President, FOA
9:00 am - 10:00 amSigns and Markings Asset Management
Sanja Grujakovic, GIS Supervisor, City of Mesa
9:00 am - 10:30 amATC Cabinets - Not Just Your Typical Cabinet Anymore
Nathan Welch, McCain, Inc.
10:00 am - 11:00 amWhat you don't know about fiber optic networks can hurt you!
Douglas Pershall, Director of Business Development, gbaSI
10:00 am - 11:00 amThe Results of a Comprehensive Performance Evaluation of 150 Signalized Intersections Across North America
Padraig Landy, Channel Sales Manager, Miovision Technologies Inc.
10:30 am - 11:30 amIntegration of Renewable Energy Resources in the Smart Grid
Dr Joseph Palsa, Director Business Development, Clary Corp
11:00 am - 12:00 pmWireless ITS Communications: Past, Present and Future
Tammy Fagan, Regional Sales Manager, Intuicom, Inc.
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmUPS Batteries for Traffic Signal and ITS Applications
Mike Olsen, Sales Engineer, Alpha Technologies Services
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmGenerating Low Cost, High Quality Data Even Under Adverse Weather Conditions
Michael Hutchison, Obtaining Low Cost, High Quality Data Under Adverse Weather Conditions, ITS Plus, Inc.
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmDiagnostics. The Thought Process for Successful Diagnostics
Tim Kinnon, Senior Project Engineer, Coastal Traffic
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmAutomated Pedestrian Performance Measures Using AI Based Computer Vision
Andrea Cliche, Channel Manager, Miovision
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmHow to Use The IEEE P2784 Smart City Planning and Technology Guide for Your Smart City Project
Jim Frazer, VP - Infrastructure and Smart Cities, ARC Advisory Group
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmConnected Vehicle Apps and Deployment
Gabriela Perales Betancourt, Traffic Systems Engineer, Siemens

08/21/2019 Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 pmATC Equipment for Your ITS Needs Today and for Your Future
Ralph Boaz, President, Pillar Consulting, Inc.
9:00 am - 10:00 amIncreasing Efficiency with Portability - Integrating PTS into Urban Environments
Mike Winters, Project Manager, John Thomas, Inc.
Charlie Percival, Director of Research and Development, John Thomas, Inc.
9:00 am - 10:00 amSmart Parking - The Operational and Financial Impacts of New Technologies & Systems
Eduard Fidler, Industry Analyst, ARC Advisory Group
10:30 am - 11:30amAdvantages of Digitally Printing Traffic Signs
Dennis Stevenson, Director, Sales & Marketing, OKI Wide Format, OKI Data Americas
10:.30 am - 11:30 amNetworking 101
Mark Rodgers, Senior Traffic Signal Technologist, Clark County Public Works
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmNext-Generation Sensor Technologies Required for Future Traffic Control Strategies
Daniel Nall, Senior Manager, Detection Support, Econolite
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmThe Role of Transportation Professionals and Technology in Emergency Peparedness
Peter Cusolito, Director, Ranger Security and Emergency Preparedness
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmToday's Controller Landscape
Don Maas, Director of Business Development, McCain, Inc.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pmImproving Pedestrian Crosswalk Safety with New Technologies
Robert Kurka, Product Manager, TAPCO
Michael Long, Manager of Product Management, TAPCO
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm2019 Developments in Traffic Signal Preemption and Collision Avoidance Technologies
Dave Gross, President/CEO, Collision Control Communications, Inc.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pmHow Firstnet & LTE Technology is Paving the Way for Safety in Mission-Critical ITS Communications
Ken Kao, Director of Transportation Sector, Advantech

08/22/2019 Thursday
Dr Joseph Palsa, Director Business Development, Clary Corp
9:00 am - 10:00 amNew Realms of Public Safety Through New Route-Based Priority System
Farhad Pooran, Vice President, Systems Product Management, Econolite
9:00 am - 10:00 amData Breaches Will Happen… Are You Ready to Recover Your Traffic Network?
Tony Rucci, Director, Information Security & Threat Intelligence, GRIDSMART Technologies
10:30 am - 11:30 amConnected Vehicle Technologies, Systems, Applications and Standards
Jim Frazer, VP - Infrastructure and Smart Cities, ARC Advisory Group
10:30 am - 11:30 amThe Evolution of Communications Technology for Transportation Systems
Matthew Picanso, Sr ITS Network Communications Specialist, VHB
Joseph R. Herr, Senior Engineering Manager, VHB
10:30 am - 12:00 pmLakeland, Florida Case Study - Using Advanced Detection and Analytics To Save Lives
Stokes Wallace, Regional Manager for Florida for Iteris, Iteris
Joe Ciccarelli, Sales Engineer, Iteris
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmSmart Roadway Lighting Systems & Standards
Jim Frazer, VP - Infrastructure and Smart Cities, ARC Advisory Group
Dr Joseph Palsa, Director Business Development, Clary Corp