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Wednesday, October 28

8:00 - 8:30 am

Coffee and Celebration with Bill Carpenter, NYPTA President

8:30 - 9:00 am

Morning Mojo Trade Show Grand Opening

9:00 - 10:00 am

Keynote Presentation:
The Future of Public Transportation in a Post-Covid World with Paul Comfort

10:00 - 11:00 am

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Covid-19 Transit Restoration and Recovery Today: Meeting Our Ridership and Community Needs
  • DOT Track: NYSOGS Adult Bus Contract Award Contract Overview, Specifications and Discussion
  • FTA Track: Pre-award Grant Development
  • Maintenance Track: Ultracapacitors: The Other Energy Storage System Technology

11:00 - 12 noon

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Transportation and Diversity: Conference for Minority Transportation Officials Panel
  • DOT Track: NYSDOT, DEC, NYSERDA Voucher Program for Alternative Fueled Trucks and Buses
  • FTA Track: Activities Post Grant Management
  • Maintenance Track: Plasma Systems for Removal of PM Soot from Engine Emissions

12 - 1:00 pm

Lunch and Learn: State and Federal News from APTA, DOT, FTA, CTAA

1:00 - 2:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Safety, Sanitizing and Cleaning in an Emergency: A Discussion with the MTA
  • Maintenance Track: Zero Emissions Bus Technology

2:00 - 2:30 pm

Afternoon Boost Trade Show Visits with Prizes

2:30 - 3:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Smart Technology: National Center for Applied Transit Technology, How to Make Decisions on Technology
  • FTA Track: FTA General Session
  • Maintenance Track: Covid-19 Maintenance Director Roundtable

3:30 - 4:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Architecture and Engineering Professionals Discuss How to Pivot Your Agency to Meet New Demands: Tuning Up Your Agency in the Time of COVID
  • DOT Track: Bus Safety Update

4:30 - 5:15 pm

Wine and Win: Trade Show Grand Prize Drawing