This page provides a listing of conferences and events that may be of interest to TPM practitioners, and are listed for informational purposes only. Not all conferences and events listed are open for general admission, or sponsored by the USDOT. Therefore, if you are interested in attending any of these conferences and events, you are urged to consult with the organizers beforehand. Let us know about any upcoming events by sending an email to TPM Calendar Feedback.
- 2021 AASHTO GIS for Transportation Virtual Symposium
April 19-22, 2021
Since 1989, AASHTO has brought together persons in government and private industry who are interested in the use of GIS for transportation purposes. Originally scheduled to be held in Minneapolis, MN, the AASHTO GIS for Transportation Symposium will now be held virtually April 19-22, 2021 on the Hubilo platform. Many of the same sessions associated with the in-person Symposium will continue virtually, including workshops, Special Interest Group meetings, concurrent sessions and the poster gallery.
- NACE 2021 Annual Conference
April 19 - 22, 2021
Since 1961, NACE has held its Annual Conference and Management / Technical Conference. The meeting has grown to include an Exhibit Show of 100-120 exhibitors and 350-450 county road officials. The top industry and Federal Highway Administration experts present on a range of topics.
- National Planning Conference 2021
May 5 - 7, 2021
NPC21 is currently scheduled to take place the first week of May 2021. Boston, our host city, is currently subject to quarantine and public gathering restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. APA is preparing for the possibility of a virtual conference while tracking developments in Boston daily. A decision about NPC21s locale and format will be made in December.
- AASHTO Spring Meeting
May 10 - 14, 2021
The AASHTO Annual Spring Meeting offers transportation executives the opportunity to network and share the latest in industry policies and innovations. Hosted by the home state of the AASHTO President, this meeting includes informational sessions on relevant industry topics.
- 2021 AMPO Planning Tools and Training Symposium
May 17 - 20, 2021
The goal of the symposium is to identify (or share) MPO best practices; provide practical training; and develop materials that can be shared across the MPO community.
- 2021 ASHE National Conference
June 9 - 13, 2021
Join us as over 500 highway and transportation professionals and guests gather for four days of fellowship and interaction. We will have at least two technical tours, eighteen technical sessions, the annual ASHE member business meeting, and more than fifty industry exhibitors to help you and your business to keep current.
- NARC 54th Annual Conference and Exhibition
June 14-17, 2021
The Annual Conference and Exhibition is the largest national event focused on promoting effective regional cooperation and solutions through interaction and education. Held annually in June, NARCs Annual Conference is the premier place to learn how to engage in effective regional collaboration.
- TRB Conference on Transportation Planning Applications
June 21-24, 2021
Convened by Transportation Research Board, the 18th TRB Conference on Transportation Planning Applications (AppCon 2021) will be held in a virtual format June 21-24, 2021. AppCon attracts professionals from the academic, public, and private sectors to explore practical applications of transportation planning advances. The conference will include instructive and insightful presentation of the application of innovative tools and techniques to address a wide range of planning contexts and challenges illustrated with relevant case studies.
- NACo Annual Conference and Exposition
July 16 - 19, 2021
The NACo Annual Conference & Exposition is the largest meeting of county elected and appointed officials from across the country. More than 3,000 county leaders will convene in Austin, TX, adopting positions on pressing federal policies affecting counties and exchanging innovative solutions to challenges facing American communities.
- SASHTO Annual Meeting
July 31, 2021 - August 3, 2021
The 80th Annual Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Conference is the premier event of the year and showcases the opportunity to exchange ideas, discuss challenges, share best practices, participate in technical sessions on highway and transportation matters, network with industry representatives and bask in the southern hospitality you can only experience in sunny Orlando, Florida.
- National Conference on Transportation Asset Management
August 7 - 10, 2021
Convened by Transportation Research Board, the 13th National Conference on Transportation Asset Management will be held on August 7-10, 2021 in Boston, MA. The conference is expected to cover a broad range of asset management topics, including transit state of good repair and adaptation to extreme weather and climate change. This conference was originally scheduled for July 2020.
- 2021 Virtual Traffic Records Forum
August 16-20, 2021
This event is for data analysts, state and local law enforcement officials, engineers, motor vehicle officials, emergency medical services providers, judicial administrators, and highway safety professionals from across the United States and international communities. Attendees can participate in sessions for the latest safety data collection methods and best practices.
- AMPO Annual Conference
October 4 - 8, 2021
The AMPO Annual Conference is the premier event for MPOs to learn and network. This year we are hopeful to be together in Scottsdale, Arizona the week of October 4-8, 2021. Please check back for updates. We will regularly update our website as we continue to monitor the developments of the COVID-19 pandemic and our ability to travel and host in-person events. From the stirring beauty of the lush Sonoran Desert to scenic waterways, Scottsdale is bursting with adventure and beauty at every turn. We hope to welcome you to Scottsdale soon!
- AASHTO Annual Meeting
October 26 - 30, 2021
The AASHTO Annual Meeting is a week-long event convened to address a broad range of transportation issues. Several AASHTO committees including the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors come together during the annual meeting, which selects a topical theme each year. Opportunities for Sponsorship and Exhibitors are available.