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2020 IATR Conference


The theme for the International Association of Transportation Regulators (IATR’s) 33rd annual conference is Rockin' Regulation!

Our conference will be held on September 22nd to the 25th, 2020 (Tuesday through Friday) at the Peabody Memphis Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee.  The sponsorship menu and registration can be can be accessed by clicking their respective links in the toolbar above.  The conference registration rates for 2020 are as follows:

  • Regulator/Small-Jurisdiction Regulator/Industry Associate Members: $799.00

  • Regulator/Associate Industry Non-Members: $999.00

REGISTER NOW!

Please note: Rules have changed for associate industry members. In order to attend the conference, industry members must sponsor at Silver level or higher, or pay full member registration if sponsoring at any level lower than Silver. Please see the sponsor menu for more details, linked in the above tool bar.


 


2019 IATR Conference

The theme for the International Association of Transportation Regulators (IATR’s) 32nd annual conference is Regulatory Round-up!

Our conference will be held on September 22nd to the 25th, 2019 (Sunday through Wednesday) at the Fairmont Palliser in Calgary, Canada.  The sponsorship menu  and registration can be can be accessed by clicking their respective links in the toolbar above.  The conference registration rates for 2019 are as follows:

  • Corporate regulator and small-jurisdiction members: $790.00
  • Student/Educational Members: $200.00
  • Regulator/nonprofit non-members: $940.00
  • Student/Educational Non-Members: $250.00

REGISTER NOW!


Please note: Rules have changed for associate industry members. In order to attend the conference, industry members must sponsor at Silver level or higher, or pay full registration if sponsoring at any level lower than Silver. Please see the sponsor menu for more details, linked in the above tool bar.

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The theme for the International Association of Transportation Regulators (IATR’s) 32nd annual conference is Regulatory Round-up!

Our conference will be held on September 22nd to the 25th, 2019 (Sunday through Wednesday) at the Fairmont Palliser in Calgary, Canada.  The sponsorship menu  and registration can be can be accessed by clicking their respective links in the toolbar above.  The conference registration rates for 2019 are as follows:

  • Corporate regulator and small-jurisdiction members: $790.00
  • Student/Educational Members: $200.00
  • Regulator/nonprofit non-members: $940.00
  • Student/Educational Non-Members: $250.00

REGISTER NOW!


Please note: Rules have changed for associate industry members. In order to attend the conference, industry members must sponsor at Silver level or higher, or pay full registration if sponsoring at any level lower than Silver. Please see the sponsor menu for more details, linked in the above tool bar.


2019 IATR Hack-a-thon

IATR 2019 "Smart City Mobility" Hack-A-Thon
Last Chance to Register for IATR's 4th Annual 
 
"Smart City" Hack-A-Thon!
 
Dates: Friday, April 12, 2019 - Thursday, April 18, 2019
 
The International Association of Transportation Regulators (IATR), a non-profit educational organization comprised of government transportation professionals, is proud to host its 4th Annual Hack-A-Thon competition. The IATR, along with its advisory board member organizations, which include university partners, government transportation agencies, mobility thought-leader groups and other innovative partners, will be working together on supporting, promoting and participating in this unique Hack-A-Thon data competition. The data can be used to present solutions to problems and innovative multi-modal mobility service and safety enhancements to promote the guiding principles set forth by the host city of Calgary. These solutions or service enhancements may include technology-based initiatives, government policy recommendations, and/or service delivery improvements that can implemented in the private and/or public sector, or through public/private partnerships. Anyone who is interested in participating as a contestant, data supplier or sponsor, should contact the IATR at iatrhackathon@iatr.global.
 
Hack-A-Thon Prizes and Awards
 
IATR is also please to announced that Curb will be sponsoring this year's Hack-A-Thon competition. Curb Mobility will be offering a $2,500 cash prize to student winners and the IATR will match this amount for a cash prize of $5,000. Student winners will be awarded between $2,500 to $5,000, within the sole discretion of the IATR, and will be asked to present at IATR's annual conference in Calgary. Curb Mobility will also be offering an internship opportunity for students. 
 
Private sector competitors (teams that include start-ups, private businesses, or other entities not solely comprised of students or faculty), shall NOT be eligible for cash prizes - but instead will be eligible for discounted or free sponsorship or exhibition space at the 2019 IATR conference, within the sole discretion of the IATR. To learn more about Curb, please click here.

 
 
WHEN
The "Smart City Mobility" Hack-A-Thon will involve a competition will be begin on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 12:00 AM EST and will end on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST.
COMPETING PROCESS
(HOW & WHERE?)
Since this is a remote competition, participants can compete from their desired locations, such as their universities, offices, or their apartments, during the same dates and times, with submissions through an electronic portal. Finalists will be selected by a panel of IATR selected judges, and - within the discretion of the panel - may be required to answer written questions, deliver a remote presentation and/or to be interviewed.
WHO CAN COMPETE
Competitors can include students, professors, private companies, non-profit interest groups, government employees, or any person, team or institution which seeks to analyze available mobility data to present solutions to help the host city of the IATR's 32nd Annual Conference - namely Calgary. 
DATA SETS
The City of Calgary will provide a set of public and private transportation data, involving public transit, for-hire and taxi operators and other useful data, for the purpose of solving service or other challenges or improvements desired to make the host city, or similar cities, a true Smart Mobility City! Also, Hack-A-Thon participants will develop their innovative solutions using public and private data available through the IATR's Data Commons, housed at the University of California, Berkeley, which includes carsharing, taxicab, ridesourcing/Transportation Network Companies, for-hire vehicle, motor vehicle crash, bikesharing, and other ground transportation and multi-modal data points. The most current transportation data sets will be available from the following cities: Abu Dhabi, UAE; Philadelphia; New York City; District of Columbia; and Chicago.
HACK-A-THON CHALLENGE TOPICS
The goal of the Hack A Thon is to provide a comprehensive "Smart Mobility Plan" that may include:
  • Parking & curb space innovation;
  • Reduced congestion;
  • Carbon footprint reduction;
  • Centralized dispatch systems or data platforms for for-hire ground transportation services;
  • Connected & automated vehicle implementation & testing;
  • Mobility-on-Demand and MAAS - Mobility-As-A-Service multi-modal integration options;
  • Increased Shared Mobility options;
  • Public & private wheelchair accessible or paratransit service enhancements;
  • Equity - service to under-served communities and fair fares.
A more detailed list of Hack-A-Thon questions, challenges and potential service enhancement areas, consistent with the foregoing "Smart City Mobility" topics, will be released immediately before the competition start date for registered participants.
PARTICIPATING UNIVERSITIES


The following universities and academic institutions will be participating in IATR's 4th Annual Hack-A-Thon: Carnegie Mellon University; Morgan State University; New York University; and University of Hawaii!

The following cities and organizations have submitted their data sets to our Data Commons at UC Berkeley: TransAd (Abu Dhabi); Calgary; Chicago; Philadelphia; New York City; and Washington, D.C.! 

It's not too late to add participating universities to our competition! Please click here to register!
 
For more information, please do not hesitate to email IATR President, Matthew W. Daus at mdaus@iatr.global or IATR Membership Director, Monica Fainshtein at mfainshtein@iatr.global.
 
Click Here to Learn More about IATR's Annual Conference in Calgary!