Institute of Transportation Engineers





Transoft Solutions


Showcasing Smart Technologies Web Briefing


 

TITLE: SHOWCASING SMART TECHNOLOGIES---- Online Registration closed. Contact ITE at 202-785-0060
DATE: Tuesday, November 6, 2012
TIME:  3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern
SITE FEE: $25 Per Site (Member/Non-member/Student)

After registering you will receive a confirmation email. An email containing information about joining the webinar will be sent 2 business days prior to the event.
CREDIT: 1.5 PDH
EARNING COURSE CREDIT: The site registration includes one complimentary evaluation for site registrant.  Web briefing attendees may register online using their ITE ID after the briefing to get access to the free post-webinar evaluation for course credit. The registration and the evaluation is name specific and non-transferable. Further instructions will be sent after the Webinar to the site registrant to distribute to their site attendees. If you do not have an ITE login and password, get one now.
BACKGROUND:

This web briefing will discuss and showcase the new Mobile and Cloud-based applications and Bluetooth technology that are in use in the transportation field. This Web briefing presents content on this topic from the 2012 ITE Annual Meeting and Exhibit, Advancing Transportation Knowledge and Practice held in Atlanta, GA

PRESENTATIONS:

Improving both Fuel Efficiency and Safety with the Green Driver Smartphone App
Instructor: Matt Ginsberg

Determination of Origin-Destination Using Bluetooth Technology
Instructor: Richard M. Reiff

Trip Generation in the Cloud
Instructor: Milton S. Carrasco

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

At the conclusion of the course, participants should be able to:

1) Discuss how advanced technologies are applied in the transportation industry.

INSTRUCTORS:























Matt Ginsberg, CEO, Green Driver Inc., Eugene, OR, USA

Mr. Ginsberg is the chairman and CEO of Green Driver, Inc., a sister company to On Time Systems that focuses on using real-time traffic and signal information to provide more fuel-efficient routes to drivers.

Matthew L. Ginsberg received his doctorate in mathematics from Oxford in 1980 at the age of 24. He remained on the faculty in Oxford until 1983, doing research in mathematical physics and computer science; during this period, he wrote a program that was used successfully to trade stock and stock options on Wall Street.

He is the author of "Essentials of Artificial Intelligence," He is also the author of the bridge-playing program
GIB, which made international news by finishing 12th in the world bridge championships in Lille, France.

Richard M. Reiff, Transportation Engineer, Stantec, North Charleston, SC, USA

Mr. Reiff has ten years of transportation planning and traffic engineering experience, and has been recognized as an expert witness on projects ranging from single-intersection safety reviews to area-wide transportation analysis models. His transportation planning experience has included numerous traffic impact analyses, long-range transportation planning studies, trip generation studies, and several large-scale master-planning studies. His experience in traffic engineering has included operational analyses, crash/safety reviews, signal warrant studies, and intersection and traffic signalization design.

Milton S. Carrasco, President and CEO, Transoft Solutions, Inc., Richmond, BC, Canada

Mr.Carrasco, P.Eng. M.Eng., is the President and CEO of Transoft Solution Inc., a global software company that specializes in the development of transportation engineering software. Transoft Solutions was established over twenty years ago and now their products are used by more than 30,000 users in over 140 countries worldwide. Milton is the inventor of the company’s flagship software, AutoTURN, the world’s most popular CAD based vehicle simulation software, which originated from his Master of Engineering project. In 2005, Milton received the Award of Achievement from the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) for the “significant and enduring benefit” that AutoTURN has contributed to the transportation engineering profession.
Prior to launching Transoft Solutions, Milton worked for twenty years in the consulting industry where he completed a wide range of projects from traffic impact assessments and master planning studies to functional and detailed design of highways and freeways

 


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