Mark your calendars for February 2-6, 2024, as the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) convenes its 54th Annual Convention & Traffic Expo at the San Diego Convention Center in sunny San Diego, California. This premier event for roadway safety professionals and transportation officials promises a week of intensive learning and networking.
The ATSSA 54th Annual Convention & Traffic Expo in San Diego offers an amazing opportunity for professionals in the transportation and road safety sector to gather, collaborate, and drive meaningful change. As attendees immerse themselves in informative sessions, explore cutting-edge technologies, and forge new connections, they play a crucial role in shaping the future of transportation safety in the United States.
Immerse yourself in the latest advancements in traffic control technology, vehicles, equipment, and services. The event will include about 3,700 industry professionals and over 200 exhibitors who will showcase a wide spectrum of products and services related to traffic safety.
The convention venue will provide an immersive platform for attendees to engage in informative sessions, explore cutting-edge technologies, and collaborate on strategies to enhance road safety across the nation.
Themes and Highlights
Advanced Technologies in Road Safety: The convention will showcase the latest advancements in transportation technology, including intelligent transportation systems, connected vehicles, and innovative infrastructure designs aimed at mitigating road accidents and improving traffic flow.
Educational Sessions: Engage in a comprehensive program of educational sessions addressing critical topics like work zone safety, the implications of connected and autonomous vehicles, data-driven decision making, and the rise of emerging technologies. With dozens of sessions catering to diverse levels of experience, you’re guaranteed to find valuable insights to propel your career and knowledge base.
Product Exhibitions: The Traffic Expo will feature an extensive exhibition floor where companies and manufacturers will display state-of-the-art products, equipment, and services related to traffic safety and management. From signage and road markings to specialized vehicles and safety gear, attendees will have the opportunity to explore a diverse range of offerings.
Networking Opportunities: One of the key benefits of the ATSSA convention is the chance to network with peers, professionals, and decision-makers from various sectors of the transportation industry. Networking events, receptions, and interactive sessions will foster collaborations and partnerships aimed at advancing road safety initiatives.
On Sunday, February 4, United States Navy pilot Carey Lohrenz will be the keynote speaker during the “High Risk into High Reward: Succeeding in High Pressure Environments” general session. As one of the first female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy, Carey Lohrenz knows something about what it takes to succeed in high pressure situations.
Importance of Road Safety Initiatives
With an ever-increasing focus on reducing traffic accidents, enhancing mobility, and creating sustainable transportation systems, the ATSSA convention serves as a pivotal platform to address these challenges together. By sharing best practices, innovative solutions, and industry expertise, participants contribute to the ongoing efforts to make roads safer for everyone.
For more information, go to the ATSSA’s Convention & Traffic Expo website.