Attend these unique sessions designed to expand your horizons and your perspective of our industry. Get a first-hand glimpse from diverse thought leaders from inside and outside our profession highlighting ideas and innovations transforming our work and our world. Topics may range from disruptive tech to real estate and planning to legal challenges to talent acquisition – stay tuned to see who our selected GameChangers
are and what they’ll be talking about.
Sunday, May 31
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Urban Innovation Panel: Smart Cities, Disruption, and Technology
Brent Paxton, Chief Business Development Officer, Premium Parking Services; Keith P. Hutchings, Director Municipal Parking Department, City of Detroit; Maria Irshad, CAPP, MPA, Assistant Director, ParkHouston; Jay W. Kim, Assistant General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Transportation
Join us for a dynamic conversation on the trends and tech shaping the smart cities of tomorrow. Dive into state-of-the-art strategies in mobility, transportation, and parking designed to foster greater mobility, accessibility, sustainability, and consumer choice city-wide. Panelists will share their unique experiences, successes, challenges, and future plans to address current and emerging trends. Hear about our industry’s evolution (and disruption) first-hand from city leaders, ranging from parking policy to demographic changes, the advent of the autonomous vehicle, and more. Three cities are tackling disruption and change with policy, tech, and innovation – Detroit, Houston, and Los Angeles – join us to hear their experience and walk away with specifics and solutions.
- Learn from the first-hand experience of cities cutting a new path through industry change.
- Understand the challenging dynamics of managing policy and implementing changes from the municipal perspective.
- Examine how policy and technology intersect with planning, real-estate, and human capital to develop successful operational solutions.
Tuesday, June 2
8:00 am - 9:00 am
How APDS Will Transform Your Operations
Our industry demands real-time data and seamless integration to steward in an era of frictionless mobility. This requires the parking, transportation, and mobility industry to communicate across multiple platforms, using the same language and data formats. With the launch of the Alliance for Parking Data Standards (APDS) Version 2.1, owners, operators, suppliers, and industry pros will have the data models and data exchange best practices they need to respond to the immediate challenge of data sharing and improved integration. Hear from the experts who are making it happen and learn how APDS is changing the narrative. Panelists will share real-world experience, on-the-ground effects and outcomes, and best practices on how to use the standards to enhance your operations.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Calling in the Lawyers: Managing Legal Risk as Parking & Mobility Professionals
Erin McLaughlin and Jason P. Wrona, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Legal risk lurks around every corner in our industry. Jason Wrona and Erin McLaughlin will present a day in the life of a hypothetical parking and mobility professional, sharing tips for identifying and mitigating risks to your operation. Applicable to public and private leaders, the session will touch on employee workplace safety, procurement, data security, cannabis use, social media, and public relations concerns. Join us as we prove that lawyers can be interesting and fun!
- Discover how two seasoned parking industry lawyers put a light-hearted spin on the legal issues that parking professionals face on a daily basis.
- Illustrate a “day in the life” of a hypothetical parking executive, where legal risk lurks around every corner.
- Recognize tips and tricks for identifying and mitigating risks before they become a major liability and learn how to effectively use attorneys to help elevate your organization.