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.
- TRB Annual Meeting
January 5 - 29, 2021
The TRB 100th Annual Meeting will be conducted as a virtual event over a series of dates throughout January 2021. The decision to go virtual was made out of concern for the health and safety of all meeting attendees, in light of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The meeting program will cover all transportation modes, addressing topics of interest to policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions. A number of sessions and workshops will focus on the spotlight theme for the 2021 meeting: Launching a New Century of Mobility and Quality of Life.
- AASHTO Washington Briefing
February 23 - 26, 2021
The AASHTO Washington Briefing provides valuable insights and information for members to take to their respective congressional delegation as well as back home to their state officials and constituents. Meetings give important access to the people working with the Administration and Congress on issues that impact state departments of transportation. The conference serves as a unique experience that combines access with information.
- Measuring and Managing Freight System Resilience Workshop
April 6 - 8, 2021
Convened by Transportation Research Board and sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration, the Measuring and Managing Freight System Resilience Workshop on April 6 -8, 2021 will bring together a community to address challenges and strategies of assuring freight system resilience in the face of disruptions caused by major natural hazards. In part-day virtual sessions on April 6, 7 and 8, 2021, presentations of three major freight disruption events will be used to frame a discussion among public and private sector managers affected. Response panels spanning all modes, along with online participants, will explore resilience options including infrastructure investments, operational adaptations, and enhanced inter-party collaborations.
- 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.
- 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.
- National Conference on Transportation Asset Management
August 7 - 10, 2021
TRB is sponsoring the 13th National Conference on Transportation Asset Management on July 11-14, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts. 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.
- 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.