Mobility & Innovation Summit Schedule & Agenda

Wednesday, February 24, 2021


12:00 PM- 1:00 PM |   Opening Remarks & Keynote: Innovation Through Culture: Stories From a Decade at Google

Opening Remarks: Shawn Conrad, CAE, CEO, IPMI; Dave Onorato, CAPP, Executive Director, Pittsburgh Parking Authority

Keynote Speaker: Steve Lerch, Story Arc Consulting

1:00 PM- 1:20 PM  | BREAK: OPEN ZOOM ROOM LOUNGE FOR NETWORKING

1:30 PM- 2:30 PM | Scooter Parking: Understanding the Reasons for Improper Parking and Identifying Solutions 
Moderator: Shari Shapiro, Senior Director, Global Fleet & Regulatory Excellence, Lime
Panelists: Nick Klein, Assistant Professor, Cornell University; Giulio Mattioli, Research Fellow, Department of Transport Planning, TU Dortmund University (Germany), Jacob Sherman, E-Scooter Pilot Project Manager & New Mobility Analyst, Portland Bureau of Transportation

1:30 PM- 2:30 PM | How COVID-19 Changed Curbside Management to Better Serve Pedestrians and Micro-mobility
Speakers: Jane Wilberding, Senior Parking & Transportation Planner, Lian Farhi, Senior Transportation Planner, Sam Schwartz; Lindsay Bayley, Senior Planner, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP); Kimberly E. Leung, PE, TE, Livable Streets Team Leader, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

2:40 PM- 3:10 PM | INNOVATION LABS

Is the Pandemic the Catalyst that Pushes Mobility Technology Across the Adoption Gap?
Speaker: Sonny Samra, Sales Director, PayByPhone 

Connecting the Curb: Double Revenues, Improve Safety, and Reduce Congestion
Speaker: Matty Schaefer, CEO & Co-Founder, VADE Group Inc.; Jack Skelton, JLS Consulting Group

Increasing Contactless Parking Payment Options and Adoption
Speaker: 
Jeff Perkins, CMO and Head of Product, ParkMobile

Roadmap to Recovery: Best Practices & Strategies
Speaker: Brett Wood, PE, CAPP, President, Wood Solutions Group

3:15 PM- 4:15 PM | The Hybrid Workplace: What it Means for Parking Technology, Commute Flexibility, and Mode Shift 
Moderator: Tyler Simpson, Co-Founder/Chief Technology Officer, Luum
Speakers: Ed Lewis, SVP of Business Development, Arrive; Melanie Truhn, Senior Associate, Nelson\Nygaard; Kevin Bopp, Vice President of Parking & Mobility, Bedrock Detroit

3:15 PM- 4:15 PM | Citizen to Hero – The Power of Data
Speakers: Jannette Benefee, Transportation Business Manager and Michael Han, Senior Data Integration Developer, DFW International Airport

4:15 PM- 4:45 PM  | BREAK: OPEN ZOOM ROOM LOUNGE FOR NETWORKING

5:00 PM- 5:30 PM | SPARK PRESENTATIONS

The Parking Technology Suite: Customizing the Connection Between Clients & Customers
Speaker: Jeff Eckerling, Chief Growth Officer, SP Plus Corporation

User Engagement: Developing Mobility and Parking Apps that Provide Stickiness
Speaker: Brian Thompson, Director, Business Development, Intermodal Mobility Solutions Group, Bytemark, Inc.

How Collaborative Technologies Will Help Drive Safety-First Parking Solutions
Speakers: Laurens Eckelboom, Chief Revenue Officer, ParkHub; Michael Back, Founder & CEO, Honk

5:30 PM- 6:00 PM | SPARK PRESENTATIONS

Managing Commercial Vehicle Loading: Technology and Regulatory Opportunities
Speaker: Dawn Miller, Vice President of Policy & Partnerships, Coord

One Developer’s Strategic Approach for Parking Structure Construction
Speaker: Mickey Ankhelyi, Director of Architecture and Aaron Alhady, General Manager Design-Build; Clark Pacific


Thursday, February 25, 2021


12:00 PM- 1:00 PM | Planning for the Curb of the Future: Commercial Smart Zones
Speakers: Robert Ferrin, Assistant Director, The City of Columbus; Brandy Stanley, MBA, CAPP, Parking Services Manager, City of Las Vegas Parking Services ; Jascha Franklin-Hodge, Executive Director, Open Mobility Foundation; Andisheh Ranjbari, PhD, Research Scientist, Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics Center (SCTL) at University of Washington & Manager of Urban Freight Lab (UFL)

1:00 PM- 1:20 PM  | BREAK: OPEN ZOOM ROOM LOUNGE FOR NETWORKING

1:30 PM- 2:30 PM | The Not So Humble Curb: Leveraging Your Most Valuable Asset to Achieve Your Community’s Goals
Moderator: Chrissy Mancini Nichols, Lead, Curb Management and Mobility, Walker Consultants
Panelists: Mark Lyons, Parking Division Manager, City of Sarasota, Fla.; Mario Giuliani, Economic Development Manager, City of Benicia, Cali; Michael Sokoff, Transit & Parking Manager, City of Columbia, Mo.

1:30 PM- 2:30 PM | Ahead of the Curb: How to Maximize Facility Design and Stretch Your Dollars
Moderator: 
Fernando Sanchez, Integrated Design Director – Parking Buildings, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Panelists: 
Randy Meier, President of Preconstruction-Parking Structures, Don Mac, Senior Project Manager, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.; Raju Nandwana, Vice President, International Parking Design (IPD)

2:40 PM- 3:10 PM | INNOVATION LABS

Innovation is Driving Stall-Based Occupancy Monitoring
Speaker: Ryan Hickey, COO and Co-Founder, eleven-x

EV Charging and Smart City integration – The Future of Electric Vehicles and the Needed Infrastructure
Speakers: Josh Winkler, Senior VP of Technology and Product Development and Brendan Jones, COO, Blink Charging

Get More with Less in 2021
Speaker: Kelly Birr, President, OmniPark

Navigating a Frictionless Fan Experience
Speaker: Laurens Eckelboom, Chief Revenue Officer, ParkHub; Victor van Dinten, Head of Indoor and Parking, HERE Technologies

3:15 PM- 4:15 PM | Curbside Management: Understanding Disruption and Demand-Based Responses
Moderator: Meera Raja, Senior Manager, Solution Design & Program Development, City Tech Collaborative
Panelists: Ann Lin, Product Owner, Teralytics; Gerhard Boiciuc, Global Product Manager, HERE Technologies; Jason Schrieber, AICP, Senior Principal, Stantec Consulting Ltd.

3:15 PM- 4:15 PM | How and Where to Strategically Locate Public Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure: A New York City Case Study
Speaker: Chris Hoehne, PhD, Center for Integrated Mobility Sciences, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

4:15 PM- 5:15 PM | CLOSING PANEL – Inspiration and Innovation from Every Corner of the Parking, Transportation, and Mobility Industry 
Moderator: Mike Drow, CAPP, EVP, Sales, T2 Systems, Inc
Panelists: Stan Caldwell, Executive Director, Traffic21 Institute and Mobility21, Carnegie Mellon University; John Shumway, Parking Manager, McCarran International Airport; Keith Hutchings, Director, City of Detroit