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.
Monday, June 1
3:15 pm - 4:15 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
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Back to Business: Next Steps in the Pandemic Response for the Parking Industry
Erin McLaughlin and Jason P. Wrona, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
The COVID-19 pandemic hit the parking industry hard and fast, causing parking businesses to deal with loss of revenue, tough decisions on workforce and pay issues, and new laws and other guidelines that had to be analyzed and implemented quickly, with little time for planning or preparation. Join two seasoned lawyers from the parking industry to help you prepare for the reopening of your business and the “new normal.”
Parking businesses will learn how to:
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- Identify reopening risks and risk mitigation strategies.
- Defend the actions and decisions they made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Prepare for the coming wave of employment litigation.
GameChanger: How APDS will Transform Your Operations
Presenter: Michael Drow, CAPP, T2 Systems, Inc.
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.