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2018 MTPA Conference
The 2018 Michigan Transportation Planning Association’s Annual Conference will be held in Detroit, MI on July 24th thru July 27th.
Conference Purpose: To build the capacity of transportation planning professionals and/or their organizations to perform essential functions, solve problems, and define and achieve objectives. The Michigan Transportation Planning Association (MTPA) aims to keep transportation planning professionals up to date, relevant, and highly competent in their roles through the provision of continuing education, credential maintenance, and professional development opportunities.
Call for Proposals
Guide for Applicants:
To submit your conference presentation proposal, please visit the following link: 2018 MTPA Conference Presentation Proposal
Detailed presentation proposal submission guidelines can be found here: 2018 MTPA Conference Presentation Proposal Submission Guidelines
Guide for Students:
Scholarships are available for waived conference registration fee with the submission of a poster presentation.
To submit your poster presentation proposal, please visit the following link: Scholarship and Poster Presentation Proposal- 2018 MTPA Conference
Call for proposals: December 1, 2017
Deadline for submission: January 26th, 2018
Notification of acceptance: March 1, 2018
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
We look forward to seeing you at the 2018 MTPA Conference!
Presentations from the 2017 MTPA Conference Are available!
Tuesday, July 26th
Wednesday, July 27th
Rural Task Force Program Guidelines Update – Jim Sturdevant and Steve Redmond
Thursday, July 28th
Keynote – Planning for Tomorrow’s Mobility – Paul Lippens, Mark de La Vergne, Gary Sands, Chade Saghir
- Paul Lippens’ Presentation
- Gary Sands and Chade Saghir’s Presentation
- Additional Resources
- Future Cities Workshop Presentation – Potential Impacts on Local Communities
- Future Cities Workshop Presentation – Role of Local Communities and Recommendations
- Future Cities: Planning for Tomorrow’s Mobility Final Report will be coming in early September (Center for Automotive Research main website: http://www.cargroup.org/)
Friday, July 29th
Michigan Transportation Planning Association
American Planning Association- Michigan Chapter
American Planning Association-Certification Maintenance
Grand Valley Metro Council