Annual Meeting: October 28, 2022

Thank you for attending the ITSNJ Annual Meeting!  The Annual Meeting was held Friday October 28th from 7:30 am - 3:55 pm at the Crowne Plaza Princeton Conference Center located on Scudders Mill Road in Plainsboro, NJ.

Meet our Sponsors & Exhibitors!

 Preliminary Schedule   Costs & Registration Details
7:30 - 8:30 am

Registration Open, Continental Breakfast, Networking with Exhibitors

Meet our Exhibitors

Thank You Sponsors


Individual Registration

  • Public Sector: $50
  • Private Sector ITSNJ Members: $200 ($250 after Oct 4)
  • Private Sector Non-Members: $300 ($350 after Oct 4)
  • Student: $30
  • First Responders: $25
8:45 - 9:00 am Welcome Remarks by ITSNJ President, Andrew Tunnard  


Onsite registration is available - but please send an email to [email protected] to indicate you plan to register on site.

9:00 - 9:30 am

Keynote Speaker:

Portia Allen-Kyle, Senior Advisor, Departmental Office of Civil Rights, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation

9:30 - 10:45 am

Plenary Session, Moderated by Dennis Motiani, Kimley-Horn Associates and featuring:

  • David Behrend, Acting Executive Director - NJTPA
  • Leticia Caviness, Chief of Staff to the Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer - Port Authority of NY and NJ
  • Laura Chace, President & CEO - ITS America
  • Eric Daleo, Chief Program Officer - Gateway Development Commission
  • Monali Shah, Strategic Business Executive - Google
  • Andrew Tunnard, Assistant Commissioner, Transportation Operations, Systems and Support - NJDOT
10:45 - 11:00  Coffee Break with Exhibitors    
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

 Concurrent Technical Breakout Sessions

  • Operating Next Generation Transportation Systems
  • Moderated by Andy Kaplan, North Jersey Transportation Association
    • Buffalo, NY ITS4US Deployment Project - Deepak Gopalakrishna, ICF
    • DataCity Smart Mobility Testing Ground Year 1 Highlights: Building Smart Roadside Infrastructure and Digital Twin to Enable CAV Data Sharing and Application Testing - Peter Jin, Rutgers University
    • Congestion Prediction Speed Control Algorithm - Novel VSL Deployment on I-95 in Virginia - Britton Johnson, Kimley-Horn Associates
    • Weather-Savvy Roads Pilot Program - Thomas Murphy, NJDOT
  • Transforming Transportation Through Innovation
  • Moderated by Lynn LaMunyon, Ocean County
    • How Data Can Drive Equity in EV Charging Infrastructure - Amy Lopez, Replica
    • Video-as-a-sensor Technology Drives Safer Roadways - Zareh Megerdoonian, Bosch Security & Safety Systems
    • Achieving Better Outcomes with AI in Traffic Monitoring and Management - Tom Hoene, Currux Vision
    • Using Machine Vision to Advance Equity and Safety on the Roadways - Mark Pittman, Blyncsy
12:15 - 1:15 pm  Lunch (provided)    
1:15 - 1:30 pm  Networking with Exhibitors    
1:30 - 2:45 pm

Concurrent Technical Breakout Sessions

  • Safer Transportation Solutions
  • Moderated by Wasif Mirza, NJDOT
    • NJDOT Pedestrian Safety Systems and Connected Vehicle Updates - Drew Horgan, Jacobs Engineering
    • Integrated Connected Urban Corridor (ICUC) in Newark - Juan Feijoo, City of Newark
    • The Right Approach for Wrong Way Driving Mitigation - Nathan Mozeleski, Atkins Global
    • Connecting Vehicles, Communities & People
    • Moderated by Michael Diculescu, Port Authority of NY and NJ
      • PANYNJ Connected Automated Bus Proof of Concept Demonstration/Autonomous Vehicle Platooning Demonstration at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey - Jennifer Bates, Port Authority of NY and NJ
      • NJ Transit’s Innovation Train: Using Mesh Networks and Mobile Edge Compute to Connect Vehicles, Stations, and Right of Way and Deliver the Future of Transportation - Brendan Kaplan, NJ Transit
      • Connected Intersections Implementation Guide -- Patrick Chan, Consensus Systems Technologies
2:45 - 2:55 pm Coffee & Cookies in Exhibit Area    
2:55 - 3:55 pm Business Meeting, Scholarships and Awards Presentation  
3:55 pm Closing Remarks