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World’s Largest Virtual Gathering of Transportation Professionals in January

30 Nov, 2020


Industry leaders, policymakers, administrators, and researchers from government, industry, and academia will gather online for the Transportation Research Board’s 100th Annual Meeting, taking place virtually throughout January 2021. Committee meetings will take place Jan. 5-8 and Jan. 11-15, while sessions and exhibits will be held Jan. 21-22 and Jan. 25-29.
 
This year's spotlight theme is “Launching a New Century of Mobility and Quality of Life.” Over 350 sessions and workshops will cover all transportation modes. More than 40 sessions will touch on how COVID-19 has impacted transportation and how transportation professionals and researchers are responding.
 
The Chair’s Plenary Session will begin on Jan. 27 at 11:30 a.m. EST, featuring keynote speaker Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Sciences.  She will discuss the National Academies’ strategic plan and important future issues in science related to transportation, in addition to the importance of envisioning a future of sustainable transportation that provides accessibility for everyone.
 
Early bird registration, including discounts of up to $100 off the regular fees, ends on Nov. 30. 
 
To follow online conversations about the annual meeting, use the hashtag #TRBAM and follow TRB on Twitter @NASEMTRB.
 
TRB is a program unit of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine — private, nonprofit institutions that provide independent, objective analysis and advice to the nation to solve complex problems and inform public policy decisions related to science, technology, and medicine. The Academies operate under an 1863 congressional charter to the National Academy of Sciences, signed by President Lincoln. 
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