TRB Webinar: Cloud Computing for Next Generation Traffic Management Systems

This webinar was posted on 09/12/2023

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October 25, 2023 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.50 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 1.50 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

Cloud computing is changing how agencies plan, procure, implement, operate, and maintain solutions and services for Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO). Agencies are rethinking the need to acquire and manage licensed software and provide hands-on support for application deployment, operations, and maintenance. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM Eastern that will share procurement, migration strategy, security, and new analytics and services related to cloud computing.

This webinar is a follow on to the TRB 2023 Annual Meeting Workshop 1039: Moving Transportation System Management and Operations to the Cloud: What You Need to Know and aligned with NCHRP Research Report 952: Guidebook for Managing Data from Emerging Technologies for Transportation.

This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program and the Standing Technical Committees on Freeway Operations, Managed Lanes, and Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Computing Applications.

Registration is free for employees of TRB sponsors as well as Titanium and Cobalt Global Affiliates. The registration rate for all other attendees is $100. Sign into to view registration information. Contact Patrice Davenport to inquire about becoming a TRB sponsor or global affiliate organization.

A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.


Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Integrated corridor management and border crossing using cloud services – Athena Hutchins, Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition

  2. Cybersecurity considerations for transitioning systems to the cloud – Ed Fok, Federal Highway Administration

  3. Multi-cloud advanced traffic management system migration with video and ATIS integration – Bob Fifer, Colorado Department of Transportation

  4. Question and answer session moderated by Vaishali Shah, AEM Corporation

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.


Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify challenges, opportunities, and drivers to transition components of their traffic management system(s) to cloud services

  2. Identify different commercial cloud service providers and practitioners’ experiences with each

  3. Understand new capabilities and analytics that are possible through cloud services


Professional Development Hours

Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). TRB’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

This webinar will be delivered as a scheduled – e-learning live event and is categorized within RCEP as Technical, Health and Safety.

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TRB will report credits earned to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20005.

American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits

This webinar is approved by the American Planning Association (APA) for 1.5 Certification Maintenance (CM) Credits. CM credits provide continuing education opportunities for AICP Certified Planners to continue their professional skills and knowledge. To receive CM credits, Certified Planners should visit the TRB event webpage on American Planning Association and register their participation.

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