ITSNJ Annual Meeting: October 19, 2023

 The Annual Meeting will take place on Thursday October 19th at the Westin Forrestal Village in Princeton, NJ.

Costs (after Sept. 30)
Individual Registration - Private Sector:  $300 (ITSNJ Members)/$400 (nonmembers)
Individual Registration - Public Sector (gov't agencies, academia): $50
Students: $30
First Responders: $25
Exhibitors*:  $1,000 (ITSNJ Members)/$1,500 (nonmembers) - space is limited, sign up quickly by clicking "Register Now" below


Preliminary Schedule for Annual Meeting*

7:30 am Registration Opens *Get the ITSNJ Event App for the most up to date information
7:30 - 8:30 am Breakfast & Networking
8:30 am Opening Remarks & Keynote Presentation, featuring Rizwan Baig, Chief Engineer, Port Authority of NY and NJ
9:30 - 10:45 am Plenary Session with Transportation Industry Leaders:
  • Laura Chace, President & CEO ITS America
  • Sal Cowan, Senior Director Transportation Mobility, NJDOT
  • Brendan Kaplan, Deputy CTO, Head of Innovation, NJ Transit
  • David Desharnais, President & COO, Rekor Systems
10:45 - 11:00 am Coffee break with Exhibitors 
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Two (2) Concurrent Breakout Sessions 


  • Development of Intersection Mobility Assessment Platform Utilizing Digital Twin Technology - Joyoung Lee, NJIT
  • Case Studies focused on Leveraging Data Analytics to Enhance Safety and Mobility - Jeffrey Bagdade, AtkinsRealis
  • Atlantic City ITS Master Plan - Brad Miller, Michael Baker International


  • Video-as-a-Sensor Technology Drives Safer Roadways - Joel White, Bosch Security & Safety Systems
  • Practical Applications of Vehicle Trajectory Analytics in Transportation Systems Management and Operations - Dr. Branislav Dimitrijevic, NJIT
  • The Road to 14: The Opening of the DataCity Smart Mobility Testing Ground - Dr. Peter Jin, Rutgers CAIT
12:00 - 1:15 pm Buffet Lunch  
1:15 - 1:45 pm Networking with Exhibitors and Voting on Student Posters 
1:45 - 2:45 pm Two (2) Concurrent Breakout Sessions 


  • PennDOT Automated Vehicle Incident Response Plan - Allie Slizofski, Drive Engineering
  • Advances in AI Crash Risk Mitigation: Supporting the Safe System approach - Vikash Srivastava, Rekor Systems
  • Development and Field Test of In-Vehicle Non-Motorists Warning System Under Lidar-Enhanced C-V2X Environment - Dejan Besenski, ITS Resource Center NJIT


  • Automating Public Transportation - Dr. Jerome Lutin, NJ Transit (Retired)
  • Better Data for Better Bike and Pedestrian Infrastructure - Amy Lopez, Replica
  • EWR: A Case Study of Digital Infrastructure and Analytics Ecosystem at Port Authority - Steven Demetropoulos, Port Authority of NY and NJ
2:45 - 3:00 pm Afternoon break with Exhibitors  
3:00 - 4:15 pm Awards Presentation, Annual Business Meeting & Closing Remarks 
4:15 - 6:00 pm Networking Reception

Thank You Annual Meeting Sponsors!


 *minor scheduling shifts may occur; please check back here or download the event app to stay up to date with any changes