ITS Program Advisory Committee Agenda

JULY 31-AUG 1, 2008

July 31 (12-5:30pm)

  • 12:00-1:00 Light Lunch
  • 1:00-1:05 Call to order: Chair
  • 1:05-1:15 Introductory Remarks: Chair
    • Discussion of objectives and agenda of meeting and expected accomplishments
  • 1:15-1:40 Crosswalk: Existing Program Goals and Activities to Proposed New Program Goals and Focus Areas: Row
    • To include discussion of new overarching safety goal
  • 1:40-2:00 Remarks: RITA Administrator
    • Include Discussion by Advisory Committee
  • 2:00-2:20 Break
  • 2:20-4:00 Update: USDOT World Congress Activity Update
    • To include general World Congress activities and demos and update on Safetrip21
  • 4:00-5:00 Update: UTC Coordination Activities
                    Update: ITS Advisory Committee Advice Memorandum
    • Materials pertinent to these topics will be included in read-aheads to expedite and facilitate discussion
    • Include discussion of new goal proposed by Advisory Committee in Advice Memorandum
  • 5:00-5:30 Preparation for Program Updates
  • 5:30 Adjourn

  • 6:30-9:00 Informal No-Host Dinner (Optional)
    • (RSVP required)

Aug 1 (7:30am-2pm)

  • 7:30-8:00 Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00-8:05 Call to order: Chair
  • 8:05-8:15 Agenda and Objective Review: Chair
  • 8:15-12:00 Program Updates: Initiative Managers
    • Each major initiative manager will give a 15-minute presentation on what they have accomplished this year, what activities and deliverables they are planning for the coming year, and present a preview of spending levels for the coming year. There will be a 15-minute discussion after each initiative’s presentation.
    • Committee members are asked to listen to the presentations with the following questions in mind, in preparation for the General Discussion at 12pm:
      • Are these current and future activities likely to advance either the state of the practice or state of the art in intelligent transportation systems?
      • Are the technologies being researched and tested likely to be deployed by users? If not, what are the barriers to deployment?
      • What are the appropriate roles for government and the private sector in investing in these existing and future research and technologies being considered?
    • Presentations: NG911, ETO, Rural Safety, IVBSS, VII, CICAS, Clarus, Congestion Initiative, ICM, MSAA, EFM
    • Discussion
      • Will focus on clarification, questions on program execution, deliverables, budget, etc.
  • 10:15-10:30 Break
  • 12:00-12:45 General Discussion
    • Addressing the three questions above
  • 12:45-12:55 Summary and Wrap-Up: Chair
  • 12:55-1:00 Next Steps: Chair
  • 1:00-2:00 Informal Light Lunch (Optional)
    • (RSVP required)