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Tools for the Next Generation of Leaders

This session gives you tips to lead in the areas of ethics, organizational development, visual communication, and managing in our ever changing profession. As new information, approaches, and technology come into the transportation engineering and planning profession, the challenge is more than applying it to the next project, it is how you engage with it in your own career and organization.

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand methods to communicate information about complex projects to the public and decision-makers.
  • Explain the application of the capability maturity model to organizations
  • Describe the balance of choices in making ethical decisions.
Facilitator:
Amir Rizavi, Director of Transportation Systems, VHB, New York, NY

Speakers:
  • Engage Your Audience through Gamification & Visualization
    Tra Vu, Technical Director, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., New York, NY
  • Agency Capability Maturity Frameworks
    Beverly Kuhn, Senior Research Engineer/Division Head, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, College Station, TX
  • The Transportation Engineering Profession Is Changing - How Do Managers Keep Up?
    Mark Spencer, Principal, W-Trans, Oakland, CA
  • Transparency and Integrity in Lobbying
    Cristina De Caprio, Lobbyist Registrar, City of Toronto, Toronto, ON