Power Talks

Power Talks are one-hour long, informal discussions held at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ on Monday, Feb. 13 and Tuesday, Feb. 14. CEU credits are not offered for attending Power Talks.

Many attendees find that sharing ideas with others in the industry is the most valuable aspect of the convention experience. These dynamic roundtable sessions are designed to facilitate a peer-to-peer exchange you can’t find anywhere else.

Monday, February 13
8:15 - 9:45 a.m. Grassroots Advocacy Room 126 A
  Discuss, learn and share best practices and experiences of developing relationships with decision-makers at all levels of government to further the roadway safety infrastructure industry and your business.  


Tuesday, February 14
8:30 - 10 a.m. Successful Work Zone Awareness Campaigns Room 122 C
  Since Work Zone Awareness Week was created in December 1999, every state across the country has held local campaigns and adopted unique ways to use the event as an opportunity to raise public awareness for the local community and media. This Power Talk will feature department of transportation public affairs staff, who will share components of their successful campaigns and demonstrate how they’ve helped to reduce the number of accidents and injuries in work zones.  
8:30 - 10 a.m. Connected Vehicle and Automated Vehicle Technologies: The Impact on Our Industry Room 126 A
  ATSSA and Auburn University have teamed up to create a booklet that discusses the business opportunities and threats that may arise due to the implementation of Autonomous Vehicle and Connected Vehicle technologies for ATSSA members. After extensive research by the Auburn University team, the ATSSA member only publication, “Member Business Opportunities in Intelligent Transportation Systems,” is ready to be released.