2017 Western States Forum


Plans are underway for the 12th annual Western States Forum, to be held June 20-22, 2017. We promise continued excellence in technical content along with a range of new technical topics.

Registration for the 2017 Forum is now open!

2017 Western States Forum brochure

The Forum will be held in Yreka, California, at the Holiday Inn Express. Lodging information for the Forum can be found on the 2017 Forum Lodging page.


The following technical presentations and demonstrations are currently on the 2017 Forum agenda:

  • Applying Asset Management to Intelligent Traffic and Public Safety Radio Systems
    Jim Whalen
    Nevada Department of Transportation

  • Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures
    Jamie Mackey
    Utah Department of Transportation

  • Installing DSRC Systems for Vehicle to Infrastructure Applications
    Blaine Leonard
    Utah Department of Transportation

  • ITS Firmware for the Advanced Transportation Controller
    Doug Spencer
    Oregon Department of Transportation

  • Mobile Devices as Remote Data Collectors – Realities of Real-World Use Cases Including Distracted Driving Detection
    Dr. Anurag Pande, Stephen Lakowske
    Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

  • PPPoE Security on Networks Utilizing Ethernet Interfaces
    Lonnie Hobbs, Jeremiah Pearce
    Caltrans District 2

  • Radar Technology for Distinguishing Between Bicycles and Cars
    Martha Styer, John Slonaker
    Caltrans Headquarters, Traffic Operations

  • WeatherShare Phase 4
    Doug Galarus, Daniell Richter
    WTI