2019 AASHTO International Day


Now in its 16th year as an integral part of the ITS World Congress, AASHTO International Day is presented by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials in partnership with the US Department of Transportation. It brings together transportation officials from around the world to take on topics of consequence addressing the transportation challenges and opportunities facing public agencies. The 16th Annual AASHTO International Day (AID) will focus on Cooperative Automated Transportation and the latest ITS solutions and mobility technologies from around the world.

The event took place on Monday, October 21, 2019 in Singapore. The agenda was as follows:

8:00 am Welcome Remarks

  • Welcome by Jim Tymon, Executive Director and President of AASHTO
  • Welcome by ITS WC Regional Directors
  • Preview of the World Congress, Singapore Land Transport Authority

8:15 am Introduction and Overview, Jim Tymon, Executive Director, AASHTO

8:20 am Panel 1: The Research, Policy, Legislative, and Regulatory Framework related to Cooperative Automated Transportation: 1) Planning, design, and land-use, 2) MaaS, MoD implications (including ride share and First/Last mile transportation needs) and 3) Pricing and tolling strategies and technologies

  • Moderator: Paul C. Ajegba, P.E., Director, Michigan Department of Transportation, USA
  • Presenter 1: Sharon Ng, Senior Manager, Land Transport Authority, Singapore
  • Presenter 2: Katsuya Abe, Director, Road Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport/Tourism, Japan
  • Presenter 3: Johanna Tzanidaki, Director, Innovation & Deployment, ERTICO
  • Presenter 4: Ken Leonard, U.S. Department of Transportation, USA
  • Presenter 5: Roger Millar, Secretary, Washington State DOT, USA

9:45 am Break

10:00 am Panel 2: Ongoing implementation initiatives related to Cooperative Automated Transportation with attention to: 1) Digital telecommunications infrastructure including 5.9 GHZ and 5G, 2) Big Data and Cyber Security, and 3) Impacts on safety and mobility​

  • Moderator: Jennifer Cohan, Secretary, Delaware Department of Transportation, USA
  • Presenter 1: Huang Shao Fei, Deputy Group Director, Land Transport Authority, Singapore
  • Presenter 2: John Wall, Program Manager for Future Vehicles and Technology, Austroads, Australia
  • Presenter 3: Stéphane Dreher, Senior Manager, ERTICO
  • Presenter 4: Valerie Briggs, U.S. Department of Transportation, USA
  • Presenter 5: Carlos Braceras, Executive Director, Utah Department of Transportation, USA

11:15 am General Discussion/Q&A

  • Moderator: Kevin Thibault, Secretary, Florida DOT, USA

11:45 am 2020 ITS World Congress Preview –ITS America

12:00 Noon Adjourn

Source Organization Location


Operations Area of Practice

  • Automated vehicles
  • Connected Vehicles
  • Business Processes/Policies and Procedures
  • Leadership

Organizational Capability Element

  • Vehicle Systems/Connected Vehicles

Event Type

  • Conference

Content Type

  • Presentation

Role in Organization

  • CEO / GM / Commissioner
  • Director / Program Manager
  • Media / PIO
  • Senior Engineer
  • Senior Manager

Publishing Organization


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Issue Date
November 22nd, 2019
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