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ITSMD Annual Meeting and BRTB Regional Traffic Signal Forum

October 25, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 6:30 pm

$0 - 1,100

Registration is now open for the 2023 joint ITS Maryland Annual Meeting and Baltimore Regional Transportation Board Regional Traffic Signal Forum, to be held on Wednesday, October 25, 2023! Keynote speakers will include:

  • Secretary Paul Wiedefeld, Maryland Department of Transportation
  • Steve Kuciemba, Incoming Executive Director of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)

Sessions will include:

  • Improving Safety through Innovation
  • Automation – Planning and Implementation
  • Unstaffed Aerial Vehicles and Personal Delivery Devices
  • Local TSMO Corridors
  • Panel Discussion: Data and ITS in Speed Management

Over the course of the day, Annual Meeting attendees will have the opportunity to network and attend technical sessions. Exhibitors will present the latest in ITS technology during an exhibitor lightning round and will be available for additional information and discussion at their booths throughout the day. PDHs for the sessions will be available.

The last day to register will be October 17th and the last day for Early Bird Registration will be October 6th.

To hear more on exhibitor opportunities, please contact Jim Lampe at [email protected].

To explore sponsorship opportunities, contact Erin Filler at e[email protected].

Program: 2023 ITS MD Program


8:00 – 8:30 Registration, Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
8:30 – 9:15 WELCOME ADDRESS: Brian Grandizio, ITS Maryland President
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Secretary Paul Wiedefeld (MDOT)
Moderator: Jim Lampe (Control Technologies Inc.)
10:15 – 10:30 BREAK/EXHIBITS
10:30 – 11:45 Session 1 A – Improving Safety through Innovation – Room:  Auditorium
Moderator: K.R. Marshall (WSP)ITS and Work Zone Safety
– Melodie Matout (ATSSA)

AI and Vulnerable Road User Safety
– Jamie Sullivan (Derq)

Incident Management (Every Day Counts)
– Joe Tebo (FHWA Office of Operations)

Session 1 B – Automation- Planning and Implementation – Room:  A300
Moderator: Roger Boothe (Altus Group)CAV in the Military
– Kristin Van Emden (US Army)Digital Twins
– Rakesh Nune (HNTB)

Planning for CAVs at the Local Level
– Don Halligan (BMC)

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch/Exhibits, Business Meeting
LUNCH KEYNOTE:  Steve Kuciemba (ITE)
1:30 – 2:45 Session 2 A – Drones & Delivery Devices – Room:  Auditorium
Moderator: Rene Lord-Attivor (PG County)Drones in Transportation
– Larry Laynburd (Kimley-Horn)

Personal Delivery Devices
– Dr. Mansoureh Jeihani (Morgan State University)

How Kiwibot is Revolutionizing Last-Mile Delivery (w/ Demo)
– Nicolas Fernandez (Kiwi Campus)

Session 2 B – Local TSMO Corridors – Room:  A300
Moderator: Glenn McLaughlin (Altus Group)Baltimore County and Howard County TSMO Corridors
– Mohammed Raqib (MDOT SHA)

Infrastructure Deterioration Below Ground
– Woody Hood (Mead & Hunt)

Baltimore Beltway TSMO
– Brian Grandizio (RK&K)

2:45 – 3:15 BREAK/EXHIBITS
3:15-4:15 Session 3 – Data & ITS in Speed Management – Room: Auditorium
Moderator: Mark Franz (CATT Lab)Panelists:
Cynthia Spriggs (MDOT MVA Highway Safety Office)
Mark Gregory (Traffic Logix)
Shuqing Wang (FHWA Office of Highway Policy Information)
Jacob Smith (Noys)
4:15-4:30 CLOSING MESSAGE: Brian Grandizio, ITS Maryland President
4:30 – 6:30 HAPPY HOUR


Erin Filler


Maritime Conference Center
692 Maritime Blvd
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090 United States
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