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GRITS Spring 2013 Workshop Regional Meeting

Thursday, Mar 28, 2013, 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM
Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation University of Southern Mississippi Trent Lott Cent
118 College Drive #5138
Hattiesburg, MS  39046

Jeff Smith
Regional Workshop
Registration is Required
Payment In Advance Only
Registrants & Fees
MemberNo Fee
Non-Member$ 35.00
StudentNo Fee

The Spring Regional Workshop is co-hosted by the Center for Logisitics, Trade and Transportation at the University of Southern Mississippi.
This workshop will focus on Weigh-in-Motion technology and Interagency Coordination.   3 PDH Credits    


Fees and Who Can Attend: 
This workshop is open to members and non-members, students and industry professionals. There is no fee for members or students.  There is a $35 fee for non-members.  Attending non-members can take advantage of this opportunity, which will include a complimentary individual membership for 2013.

Lunch is sponsored by Neel-Schaffer, Inc. and Temple, Inc.
However, additional shared sponsorship opportunities are open, and vendor space is available. If interested, please contact us for more information and to sign up.
Tentative Agenda: 

11:00 AM Registration Opens

11:30 AM Lunch Begins

12:00 PM Welcome and Introduction of the CLTT program - Dr. Tulio Sulbaran, CLTT

12:30 PM Presentation 1 - Weigh-in-Motion Technology - Bob Susor, Mettler - Toledo

1:10 PM Presentation 2 - Weigh-in-Motion Case Study - Bobby Hayes, Neel - Schaffer, Inc.

1:30 PM Break

1:40 PM Presentation 3 - Interagency Cooperation in ITS Applications - Jim Hennessey, Hattiesburg/Forrest County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) (with help from Tim Bean, Gresham, Smith and Partners and Joe Baggett, URS Corp.

2:15 PM Presentation 4 - The “Hub” City - Over a Decade of ITS Planning and Implementation - Jeff Smith, Temple Inc.

3:00 PM Meeting Concludes
3:15 PM GRITS Board of Directors Meeting*


*The GRITS Board Meeting will follow the workshop and should conclude between 5:00 and 5:30 PM.

Click here for a parking pass. The pass allows meeting attendees to park in any legal space on campus.  

Directions and Parking:

Traveling from Jackson on Hwy 49 S
- Less than one mile after traveling under I59, look for a signs on the right showing exit to the Coliseum and 4th Street.
- Continue past this exit and take next right on to Service Dr. and keep left.
- Take first right at College Dr.
- Parking located behind the TLNC.

Traveling on Hwy 49 N
- Go through intersection of Hwy. 49 and 98
- Take first LEFT crossing over Hwy. 49S on to Service Dr. and keep left.
- Take first right at College Dr.
- Parking located behind the TLNC.