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2018 SWTA Freedom Through Transit Annual Conference

Where:

Denver, CO - March 5-7, 2018
Missing this opportunity would be unBEARable

Registration:

Registration will begin October 23, 2017 - Watch for your Early Bird Rate opportunity.

Description:

The SWTA Freedom Through Transit Annual Conference is excited to land in Denver, Colorado. The mile-high city, March 5-7, 2018. Join us for the region’s most comprehensive conference! 8 states under 1 roof. Hear from notable industry leaders. See the latest transit technology. Know transit’s challenges and visionary solution. Enjoy the mountain air!

Keynote Speaker, Kent Julian - From DREAM to DO: SWTA members’ commitment to Freedom Through Transit moves people from DREAM to DO. It opens opportunities for continued education, it empowers people to advance in their careers, and it allows individuals to engage in life. Learn More

CALL for ABSTRACTS:

SWTA is creating topics/sessions for the 2018 Conference. Now is the time to provide your suggestions for a customized agenda. What ONE TOPIC OR TRACK do you want to be featured at the upcoming 2018 conference in Denver. Please email Kristen Joyner at kjoyner@swta.org.

If you have a presentation you want to suggest or provide, please fill out the Call for Abstracts form found here. Deadline for submission is October 31, 2017.

SWTA Has Great Prospects for Your Company!

For Sponsorship and Exhibitor information please click here.
Contact Kristen for Details - kjoyner@swta.org, 615.390.6863

Hotel for Denver

Experience the thrill of the Rockies landscape and the downtown Denver skyline from the comfort of a Hilton Garden Inn Denver Downtown guestroom. The newly renovated guestrooms, full range of hotel amenities and the new concept restaurant, Territory Kitchen & Bar, will give you the comfort of the Hilton Garden Inn brand with the upscale, downtown feel of a boutique hotel.

SWTA will have exclusive access to this high-quality hotel with easy access to the convention center. Reserve your room early to get the group rate of $180 GSA/night (this is the STATE PER DIEM RATE for Denver) by using the LINK or by calling 303.379.0906 and give them “SWTA18” as the group code.

Make Reservations Today:

Call: 303.379.0906 (Group Code: SWTA18)
OR
Online: Reservation Link

Schedule

Sunday, March 4, 2018
8:00 AM-2:00 PM

Ski Trip

2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Registration

5:00 PM-6:30 PM

Opening Reception

Monday, March 5, 2018
7:00 AM-4:00PM

Registration

7:30 AM-8:00 PM

​Breakfast

8:00 AM-4:30 PM

General Sessions
(With Breaks)

8:00 AM-4:30 PM

Certification Courses
(With Breaks)

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Opening Reception and EXPO

6:00 PM

Free Time! Dinner on your own.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
7:00 AM-4:00 PM

Registration

7:30 AM-8:00 AM

Breakfast
- General
- CEO Breakfast & Bootcamp
- RTAP Tribal Transit Breakfast

8:00 AM-11:00 AM

​Breakout Sessions
(With Breaks)

8:00 AM-12:00PM

Certification Courses
(With Breaks)

11:00 AM-2:00 PM

EXPO & Lunch

2:00 PM-4:30 PM

Tours
Breakout Sessions
Certification Courses

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Dinner & Game Night

Wednesday, March 6, 2018
7:00 AM-12:00 PM

​Registration

7:30 AM-8:00 AM

Breakfast

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

FTA Living Room Session

9:45 AM-10:45 AM

Check-Out Break

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Options:
- FTA Region 8 REGIONAL MEETING
- TOUR of Greeley Transit System

12:00 PM-1:30 PM

Lunch
TOUR of Greeley Transit System

2:00 PM-4:30 PM

FTA Region 8 REGIONAL MEETING

Adjourn

Related Links

Keynote Speaker Information, Kent Julian
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