The International Association of Transportation Regulators (IATR) announced that its 32nd Annual Conference will be held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at the Fairmont Palliser Hotel, from Sept. 22-25. IATR membership now includes not just traditional government agencies that regulate taxicabs, liveries, black cars, paratransit and limousines, but also Transportation Network Company (TNC) state regulators, public transit agencies, departments of transportation and motor vehicles, insurance departments, airports, planning agencies and other regulators of new mobility services, including bike sharing, microtransit, pedicabs, technology platforms and car sharing.

In light of its new mission, the theme and content of the 32nd Annual Conference is “Regulatory Round-Up!” IATR is acknowledging the historical roots of the City of Calgary by “rounding-up” up past, present and future ideas, modes, and regulatory agencies into one “thought herd” to embrace the technology and planning for the growth of this smart Canadian city. Sessions will include boot camps for both regulators and industry members or sponsors, a case study and Hack-A-Thons geared towards helping improve service and safety in the host city of Calgary, a workshop to develop model regulations for automated and connected vehicles, as well as labor/workforce issues, new technology, multi-modal transportation planning, and topics involving safety, equity and accessibility!

Find out more about the venue at https://book.passkey.com/event/49840360/owner/5615/home. To view the complete preliminary conference agenda, visithttp://www.iatr.global/docs/IATR-Calgary-Program_D7.pdf. Current members can renew their memberships when they login to their IATR portals on the top right hand side of the IATR website. For additional information about IATR, visit www.iatr.global.

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