2019 Western States Forum


2019 Western States Forum brochure

Plans are underway for the 14th annual Western States Forum, to be held June 18-20, 2019. We promise continued excellence in technical content along with a range of new technical topics.

Registration for the 2019 Forum is now open!

The Forum will be held in Yreka, California, at the Best Western Miner's Inn. Lodging information for the Forum can be found on the 2019 Forum Lodging page.


The following technical presentations and demonstrations are currently on the 2019 Forum agenda:

  • Connected Vehicle Pilot Project on Mission Street in Salem, OR
    Julie Kentosh, P.E., PTOE, Doug Spencer, P.E.
    Oregon Department of Transportation

  • Design, Development, and Field-Testing of the Caltrans Responder System
    Stephen Donecker, Melissa Clark
    AHMCT UC Davis; Caltrans Division of Research, Innovation, and System Information

  • Fiber Optic Systems in Rural Areas: Building and Leveraging Fiber Systems
    Lynne G. Yocom
    Utah Department of Transportation

  • Foresight is 2020: NDOT Building an ITS Network for the Next Decade and Beyond
    Jim Whalen, Gary Molnar
    Nevada Department of Transportation

  • Miovision Equipment for SPAT Challenge – Intended and Actual Outcomes
    Ken Burt
    Washington State Department of Transportation

  • Organic vs. Purchased Data for Travel Time Prediction
    Andres Chavez
    Caltrans District 3

  • The Maintenance Decision Support System (MDSS)
    Michael J. Adams
    Wisconsin Department of Transportation

  • UDOT’s Region Four Rural Intersection Conflict Warning Systems (RICWS) Design and Implementation
    Troy C. Torgersen, P.E., Robert Dowell, P.E., Tyler Turner, P.E.
    Utah Department of Transportation, Civil Science