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Committees, Task Forces, and Volunteer Groups
Awards & Recognition
Awards of Excellence Judges select winners in each category based upon published criteria. Judges are experienced professionals in their field, in addition to planners, engineers, and/or architects with design and/or rehabilitation experience.
Professional Recognition Award Judges review nominations and select winners of the annual awards recognizing excellence across organizations, including emerging leader, organization, and professional of the year.
Marketing Awards Judges select winners in this category based upon published criteria. Judges are drawn from across the industry, and the group will include individuals with marketing, sales, and business development experience as well as parking, transportation, and mobility expertise.
Conference Program Task Force
The Conference Program task force has the responsibility to review speaker submissions through the Call for Presentations for the annual IPMI Conference & Expo, and rank submissions according to established criteria. Active CAPPs or other professional designations, e.g. AIA, PE, LEED AP, PMP, etc., are encouraged to join.
The Education Development Committee develops, delivers, and evaluates effective professional development trainings and opportunities to support the advancement of the profession in alignment with the CAPP Role Delineation Study. Active CAPPs or other professional designations, e.g. AIA, PE, LEED AP, PMP, etc., are encouraged to join this committee. Members contribute content both for IPMI and the United States Green Building Council.
Media Relations Task Force
IPMI’s Media Relations Task Force provides industry information and expertise to advance the parking, transportation, and mobility profession, particularly to external audiences. Members will be called upon for media interviews, to provide expertise in articulating industry issues, contributing articles, and identifying story angles for media.
Mobility Task Force
The Mobility Task Force serves as a sounding board for mobility research initiatives and informs and advises the membership on trends pertaining to future mobility. The group will offer expertise on relevant research and trends, and may be asked to participate in research, writing, and education content development projects.
Planning, Design & Construction Committee
The Planning, Design and Construction Committee develops projects, programs and products that benefit the membership in the parking and transportation industry. This committee serves to provide technical expertise on the role and specifics of planning, architecture, engineering, and construction in the industry, including the design and adaptation of new and future facilities with a focus on technology and mobility.
Research & Innovation Task Force
The Research & Innovation Task Force identifies critical issues in the industry, focusing on new research and the evolution of mobility as it relates to parking and transportation. Activities including researching third-party publications and generating new resources for members, the online Resource Center, and Parking & Mobility magazine.
State & Regional Associations Committee
The State & Regional Associations Committee provides a working group of liaisons and a platform to share information and best practices among IPMI’s allied state and regional associations and their leadership. Liaisons are selected by the individual SRAs to participate and share their experience.
The Sustainability Committee is tasked with creating and investigating projects and programs that educate, inform, and benefit the parking, transportation, and mobility industry regarding sustainability. Committee members contribute the Green Standard in Parking & Mobility magazine as well as contribute to collaborative articles throughout the year, with a special focus on the issue dedicated to sustainability in our industry.
The Technology Committee provides education and information regarding the development of new, cutting‐edge technology and how it may be employed in the parking, transportation, and mobility industry. The committee develops and promotes educational offerings throughout the year, including an annual presentation offered to the State and Regional Associations, webinars, and online courses.
The Accessible Parking Coalition (APC) Advisory Council assigns subject matter experts to projects directly related to the board-approved 2019-20 APC Communications Blueprint. Assigned groups will address issues related to making parking more accessible, produce a consumer do’s and don’ts about accessible parking, host an IPMI webinar, create topic visibility at the IPMI Conference & Expo each year, craft messages for a national publicity campaign, and review proposed exemptions to U.S. Access Board regulations.
The Alliance for Parking Data Standards (APDS), formed by the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI), the British Parking Association (BPA), and the European Parking Association (EPA), is a not-for-profit organization with the mission to develop, promote, manage, and maintain a uniform global standard that will allow organizations to share parking data across platforms worldwide.