Program

Day 1 - September 15th, 2016

 
8:00 a.m.

Registration & Breakfast

9:00 a.m.  Opening Ceremony - Maple Leaf Room
 9:30 a.m. Maple Leaf Room

 Keynote - Matt Smith, ITS Program Administrator, Michigan Department of Transportation
"Michigan Connected and Automated Vehicle Developments"

 10:30 a.m.  Break - Sponsored by The Saskatchewan Centre of Excellence SCETI Sponsor Logo

 11:00 a.m. Concurrent Sessions:

Track A - Prairie Room
Bruce Hellinga, Professor, University of Waterloo
"Connected Vehicles – Opportunities and Challenges for Transportation Professionals"

Track B - Glacier Room
Ryan Lanyon, Manager, City of Toronto
"Preparing for Automated Vehicles at the City of Toronto"
 12:00 p.m.  Lunch - Maple Leaf Room
 ACTIVE-AURORA Tour
& Demonstration

Sign-up is first come,
first serve,
as space is limited
 1:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions:

Track C - Prairie Room
Matthew Roorda, Professor, University of Toronto
"Moving Freight on Public Transit: Best Practices, Challenges and Opportunities"

Track D - Glacier Room
Liping Fu, Professor, University of Waterloo
"Advancing Transportation Engineering Using Big Data"

 
 
 2:30 p.m.  Break

 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions:

Track E - Prairie Room
Dave Michelson, Professor, University of British Columbia
"Design and Deployment of the AURORA Connected Vehicle Technology Testbed"

Track F - Glacier Room
Ahmed El-Aassar, Vice President, Noise and Air Quality Manager, Gannett Fleming Inc. 
"Innovative Tools to Public Involvement: Sound of Transit/Highway and Noise Mapping"
 4:00 p.m. Maple Leaf Room

Closing Keynote - Antoine Belaieff, Director, Regional Planning & Policy, Metrolinx
  "Utopia or Dystopia: AVs and the Future of Urban Mobility" 

Erin Toop, Senior Engineer, Transportation Strategies, City of Edmonton
"City of Edmonton's Approach to Planning for Automated Vehicles"

 5:00 p.m. End-of-day Remarks

5:00-7:00 p.m. Maple Leaf Room 

Handshakes & Cocktails with ICTI 2016 Attendees  
 Co-hosted by Northern Alberta ITE Section              NACITE

Join us for an opportunity to mingle with conference attendees.


Day 2 - September 16th, 2016

8:00 a.m.  Registration & Breakfast

9:00 a.m.  Maple Leaf Room

Opening Remarks - Randy Goebel, Professor, Computing Science, University of Alberta
     "Digital Exhaust in Context: When Smart Phones Have Wheels"

9:30 a.m. Maple Leaf Room

 Keynote - Tarek Sayed, Professor, University of British Columbia
"New Proactive Road Safety Management Techniques"

 10:30 a.m. Maple Leaf Room

 Keynote - Tony Qiu, Professor, University of Alberta
"Building a Smarter Transportation System with Connected Infrastructure and Big Data"

 11:00 a.m. Maple Leaf Room

Media Event - ACTIVE-AURORA Connected Vehicle Test Bed: Marking a Milestone

 12:00 p.m.  Lunch - Maple Leaf Room


*Lunch will be available until 1:30 p.m. to accommodate those who do the ACTIVE-AURORA tour during lunch.

ACTIVE-AURORA 
Tour & Demonstration

Sign-up is first come, 
first serve, 
as space is limited
 1:00 p.m. Maple Leaf Room

Transportation Research at the University of Alberta

Presentations by Students:

Suliman Gargoum
"Road Feature Extraction Using LiDAR Data"

Kathy Hui
"Reconstructing an Emergency Evacuation by Ground and Air: the Fort McMurray Wildfire"

Naomi Li
"Mobile Photo Enforcement: Visualizing Program Guidelines and Deployment Decisions"

Mudasser Seraj
"Research and Practical progress on the Whitemud Drive Advisory Driving Speed Project"

Chen Qiu
"U of A Connected Vehicle Research and its applications in Canada and China"

 
 2:00 p.m.  Break

 2:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions:

Track G - Prairie Room
Victor Leung, Professor, University of British Columbia
"A Platform for Building Context-Aware Mobile Crowd Sensing Applications in Vehicular Social Networks"

Track H - Glacier Room
Ken Moshi, Senior Analyst, Transport Canada
"An Overview of Transport Canada's Connected Vehicle and Automated Vehicle Activities"

 3:30 p.m. Maple Leaf Room

Keynote -  Randy Iwasaki, Executive Director, CCTA
"Redefining Mobility – Connected/Autonomous Vehicles"

 4:30 p.m. End-of-day Remarks - Maple Leaf Room