MPTA 2017 Annual Conference Agenda

Sunday, August 06, 2017

1 to 5 p.m. Registration
3:30 p.m. MPTA Board Meeting at City Utilities Transit Center
2 to 5 p.m. Exhibitor Set Up and Bus Expo (Outdoors – side Lot)
2 to 5 p.m. Explore Springfield on your own
5 to 6 p.m. Bus Display open and Exhibitor Hall open
5:10 p.m. Join MPTA at the Springfield Cardinals Game in the Redbird Roost

Monday, August 07, 2017

7:30 a.m. to  4 p.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. Visit Exhibit Hall and Breakfast (ROOM XXX)
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. WELCOME & OPENING PLENARY

Welcome & Introductions – Mokhtee Ahmad, Region 7 FTA Administrator

Scott Miller, General Manager – City Utilities of Springfield

Dorothy Yeager, MPTA President – Welcome from MPTA

Michelle Teel, MoDOT Multi-Modal Director, STATE of MISSOURI TRANSIT

APTA opening speaker

10:15 – 11:30 a.m. Workshop 1     Workshop 2   Exhibit Hall/ Bus Expo Open
11:30 – 11:45 a.m. Break /Exhibit Hall Open/ Bus Expo
11:45 – 1:15 p.m. MPTA Annual Meeting Luncheon and FTA Awards Banquet

Keynote Address  – Nidhi Gulati

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm Workshop  1     Workshop 2     Workshop 3
3:00 pm to 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm to 4:45 pm Workshops
5 p.m. Exhibitor Hall Vendor Drawings
6 to 7 p.m. Evening Reception – location TBD
Evening On your own

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 to 10 a.m. Workshops
10 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Workshops
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Box Lunch – APTA Lunch Speaker
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm Workshops  – Substance Abuse Training
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
4:00 p.m. Conference Adjourns