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2020 GAITE Virtual Summer Seminar

July 20, 2020 8:00 AM EDT to July 22, 2020 12:00 PM EDT
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Virtual/Webinar Format


The 2020 Georgia ITE Summer Seminar will be a Virtual Conference from July 20-22.  Robinson Nicol is the Conference Chair, Bill Ruhsam is the Conference Technical Committee Chair, Patrick McAtee is the Host/Registration Committee Chair, Shannon Fain is the Social Chair and Paul Slone is the Audio/Visual Chair. Additional information will be included in upcoming newsletters, and check the website for continuing updates.  Registration is now open.  

Conference Schedule:

Sunday July 19th Monday July 20th Tuesday July 21st Wednesday July 22nd

8:00-10:00pm Trivia Tournament

Ongoing** 5K Run/Walk
Ongoing** Sandcastle/Lego Block Competition
Ongoing** Sidewalk Chalk Roadway Design Competition
Ongoing** Funniest Non-MUTCD Compliant Signs
Ongoing** Costume Competition
Ongoing** Karaoke Competition

**Ongoing social activities can be done anytime during the conference but must be submitted by Tuesday at midnight to [email protected] 

9:00-10:15am Opening Session
10:15-10:30am Break
10:30am-12:00pm Technical Session #1
12:00-1:30pm Lunch (on your own)
12:00-1:30pm GA ITE Board Meeting
1:30-3:00pm Technical Session #2 Columbus, Peachtree CornersThomasville
3:30-4:45pm Technical Session #3 ARC-GA Commute OptionsMARTA Five PointsTransit Transformation
8:00-10:00pm Game Night—Pictionary 
8:00-10:00pm Game Night—Charades
8:00-10:00pm Game Night—Bingo
8:00-10:00pm Game Night—Hearts

8:30-9:45am Technical Session #4A Roundabout IlluminationQuadrant Roadway GuideRemoving Left Turns
8:30-9:45am Technical Session #4B College Park DevelopmentCumberland Transfer Center RelocationInnovative Tool to Support Resilience PlansMarietta Transit Transfer Facility
9:45-10:00am Break
10:00-11:30am Technical Session #5A Local Road Safety PlanIntown Multimodal Safety Analysis
10:00-11:30am Technical Session #5B
11:30-11:45am Break
11:45am-1:00pm Technical Session #6A
11:45am-1:00pm Technical Session #6B GDOT Grade Crossing Safety In GeorgiaARC Freight Cluster Planning ProgramGDOT MMIP Status Update
1:00-2:00pm Lunch (on your own)
8:00-10:00pm Game Night—Spades Pictionary
8:00-10:00pm Game Night—Texas Hold Em
8:00-10:00pm Game Night—Psych!
8:00-10:00pm Game Night—Virtual Escape Room

8:00-9:15am Technical Session #7 ARC TSMO: Data Governance and Strategic PlanStatewide Data Purchasing Program
9:15-9:30am Break
9:30-10:45am Technical Session #8 GDOT Signal Design Guide and Spec RevisionGDOT Statewide Traffic Signal Operations
10:45-11:00am Break
11:00-11:45am Awards and Farewell Presentation

Social Event Sign-Up:

Click on the links below to register for social events.
     Sunday starting at 8pm: Trivia Zoom Link (no sign up required)
     Monday starting at 8pm: Pictionary, Charades, Bingo, Hearts
     Tuesday starting at 8pm: Pictionary, Texas Hold Em, Psych!, Virtual Escape Room

Also, don't forget about the ongoing competitions (5K Run/Walk, Sandcastle/LEGO Block, Sidewalk Chalk Roadway Design, Funniest Non-MUTCD Compliant Sign, Costume and Karaoke).  More detail can be found in the Conference Program and they can be done anytime during the conference.  All submissions should be sent to [email protected] by Tuesday night at midnight.

Summer Seminar Online Scholarship Auction:

This year we are having a virtual auction, here is the link.  If you have items to donate for the scholarship auction, please send a description, value, and pictures to Jin Seo.

Summer Seminar Highlights:

  • Keynote Speaker: Andrew G. Cooley - Member of Signals Technical Committee on National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTCD) and practicing attorney for Keating, Bucklin & McCormack
  • Informative and innovative sessions in the Technical Program
  • Ability to get PDH credits and AICP CM credits
  • Student Scholarship Online Auction: link
  • Remote family friendly activities and other social events: link


Check out the full Conference Program hereSummer Seminar Technical Program here, and Schedule including Zoom links here!

We look forward to seeing you there!

Your Summer Seminar Conference Planning Team


Sponsorship and vendors are not included in the event registration so that we can provide you with a code for your free registration(s) before you register.
Virtual SS Sponsor (click here to procure) $500

Includes Summer Seminar website recognition, on-screen recognitions between technical sessions, 1/2 page digital program booklet ad, digital program listing, and unlimited Free Registration

Virtual SS Vendor (includes Sponsorship) (click here to procure) $400

Includes website recognition, on-screen recognitions between technical sessions, 1 5-minute "commercial" before technical session with time after session to meet with people, half page online vendor program ad, and unlimited Free Registration
***Note: Vendors do not need to purchase a seperate sponsorship***

Thank you to our Sponsors and Vendors:

Diamond Sponsors




Virtual Summer Seminar Sponsors







Virtual Summer Seminar Vendors






$0.00 Public Sector Member

$15.00 Private Sector Member

$35.00 Non-Member Full Event

$0.00 Social Events Only (for families and friends to participate in social events but not the technical program)