Mobility & Innovation Summit Education Schedule

Day 1 Keynote

Day One  | Tuesday, June 29, 2021

All times listed are EDT.

11:30 AM- 12:45 PM | Welcome and Keynote

Keynote: Building the Multi-use Bagley Parking Hub

Mobility Platform – Courtesy of Practice for Architecture and Urbanism (PAU)

Ford made headlines with the announcement of the Bagley Parking Hub in Detroit, with 1,500 planned parking spaces and a host of innovative amenities and mobility features designed to give community members lots of options for how they get from place to place. The structure, currently under construction, will bring together new features, technologies, and mobility trends, all under one roof. Learn more about the Hub and how this innovative parking structure and community resource will embody Ford’s vision for Michigan Central, a vibrant, inclusive and walkable new mobility district in Detroit’s oldest neighborhood.

Keynote Speaker: Jela Ellefson, Urban Planner, Ford Motor Company

Honk and Break

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM

Networking Lounge- Let's Talk About the F Word in Parking: Flexibility!  Moderated by Kacey Siskind, HONK

1:15 - 1:30 PM   Break

130 Closing the Gap

1:30 - 2:30 PM

Closing the Gap: Innovation in the Mobility Space Meets Policy & Regulatory Frameworks

Presented by IPMI’s Mobility Task Force

Private companies, pilot programs, and innovative ideas are driving change in the mobility sector, from the curb to mixed-use facility use and adaptation. As the industry moves toward recovery, these programs need policies and frameworks to provide infrastructure to support necessary changes in mobility ecosystems. Our panel of experts will address how to shape, launch, and create policy and regulatory frameworks that can evolve to capture the changing marketplace and create more resilient transportation systems, while sharing how they are pioneering their policies and programs now to plan for the future.

Moderator: Roamy Valera, CAPP, CEO, North America, PayByPhone


  • Diana Alarcon, CAPP, Director of Transportation, City of Tucson
  • Mike Estey, Manager of Curbside Management, Transit and Mobility Division, City of Seattle, Department of Transportation
  • Art Noriega, City Manager, City of Miami

Innovation Labs

2:30-3:15 PM

Innovation Labs

Envisioning the Curb in 2030: Connected, Dynamic, and Autonomous

Over the next decade we’ll see commercial vehicles surpass private citizens in parking activity, new modes of mobility and last-mile delivery, and large-scale adoption of autonomous driving systems. By exploring new technologies that serve as the physical and digital infrastructure for curb management, we can predict how they will evolve and imagine the behaviors, transactions, and industries that may emerge. We can also predict how those technologies will change the way curb space is managed, enabling cities to program the curb to dynamically adjust the rules and rates as demand changes to achieve their objectives.

Speaker: Matty Schaefer, CEO & Co-Founder, VADE Group Inc.

The Next Frontier for Mobile Payment

After more than a decade of steady growth, mobile payment is poised to accelerate in adoption. Consumers interact with multiple channels/views/entities to accomplish their activities, how does a parking operation manage these transactions and benefit from its greatest asset, its customers. What are the forces at work? How can we take the initiative as the economy reopens? What can we do to entice more people to adopt mobile payment today? How do we optimize the value from mobile transactions? How do you track and manage the transactions? Join us for a short presentation on the near future of mobile payment and what it means for your parking operation.

Speaker: Michael Hamilton, Sr. Director, Product Management, T2 Systems, Inc.

Team Dynamics

3:15-4:15 PM

Team Dynamics and Their Effect on Organizational Agility

Presented by IPMI’s Professional Development Team

Every organization strives to be efficient and effective, yet we often encounter challenges along the way. Within your team, how many of these challenges involve communication? Poor organizational communication affects our ability to be productive, erodes trust, and contributes to employee turnover. How can you help your team achieve organizational agility? This session will focus on identifying current team dynamics and the steps necessary to move your team from "as is" to "should be".

Speaker: Cindy Campbell, Senior Training & Development Specialist, International Parking & Mobility Institute

Happy Hour

4:20 - 5:20 PM

Happy Hour Sponsored by Wood Solutions Group

Day 2 session choices

Day Two  | June 30, 2021

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Integrating Data for Effective Collaboration: APDS Outlook and Applications for our Industry

Sponsored by:

We’ll highlight the importance of interconnections, data management, innovation vs. integration, and the need for collaboration between parking and curbside management, connected cars, mobility services, entertainment services, and more.

Speaker: Mike Drow, CAPP, SVP, Sales and Corp Development, T2 Systems, Inc.

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Frictionless Parking: Smoothing Out the Edges for a Seamless Mobility Experience

Presented by IPMI's Technology Committee

Sponsored by:

Explore the state of the parking, transportation, and mobility industry’s efforts to create a seamless, frictionless, and contactless experience for customers and operators.  This session will define the concept of frictionless parking and multiple levels of integration, and examine case studies and applications for both on and off-street operations. Dive into the advantages and disadvantages of systems as well as current (and potential future) technologies and strategies to achieve more streamlined operations.

Speaker: Nick Mazzenga, PE, Associate, Kimley-Horn

EV Panel

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Pushing the Envelope on Electric Vehicles: Planning, Design, and Operational Impacts

Presented by IPMI’s Sustainability Committee

For the first time, parking, fueling, and energy meet at our facilities. Electrification of fleets and commitments by automakers to migrate to greater EV production have effects on you and your operation, from equity in transportation to cleaner energy and the impact to the grid.

Get ready to do more than plan for conduit and reserved spaces--the parking facility IS the new mobility hub and will require more than just brainstorming to plan for a more sustainable and efficient transportation infrastructure. From private vehicles to fleet updates and management, our experts will explore the state of the market, the role of parking and mobility in supporting infrastructure, and how to stage accommodating EVs with a perspective on timing and resource management. Join our expert panel to talk about on the ground realities, regulatory requirements, challenges, and opportunities to drive innovation and partnerships to ready your operations.

Moderator: Kurt Steiner, Transportation Planner, LEED Specialist, United States Green Building Council (USGBC)


  • Trevor Pawl, Chief Mobility Officer, State of Michigan Office of Future Mobility and Electrification | MEDC
  • Jennifer Brennan, Transportation Program Manager, California Department of General Services


2:15 - 2:30 PM Break


2:30 -3:15 PM  Innovation Labs


EV Charging: What Kind is Right For Me & Things to Consider

When researching or installing EV charging stations at any location, there are always a number of factors to consider and take into account. From the size of the potential market, to the layout of your facility and the region you serve, not every type of EV charging station is adequate for any location. Join us and learn about what you must consider before taking the next step, as well as what equipment is right for your location.

Speakers: Juan Carlos Barahona, Director of Operations and Kevin Connors, Project Installations Manager, Blink Charging

Change Mgt

3:15 - 4:15 PM

The Next Evolution of Change Management - Resiliency

Presented by IPMI's Education Development Committee

In this session you will recognize how change management ebbs and flows into the concepts of resiliency. Did you know that there are seven muscles that you can exercise for resiliency? Get ready to work out because you will use them in this session!


  • Andrew Sachs, CAPP, President, Harbor Park Garage
  • Ron Steedly, CAPP, Alternative Transportation Manager, Texas A&M University
  • Shontel Zamora, MPA, Analyst, California State University San Bernardino Public Safety Department

Closing Panel

4:15 - 5:15 PM

Closing Panel: Case Studies, Pilots, and Success Stories

Presented by the Research & Innovation Task Force

Join our industry leaders who are trailblazing with new technologies and trends in their programming. Panelists will offer snapshots and on-the-ground details of pilots and programs that seek to mitigate changes and disruptions in parking, transportation, and mobility. From  special event programs to flexible permitting options to managing the return to work, find out how cities, universities, and private companies are doing things differently and planning for an ever-evolving industry.

Moderator: Brett Wood, CAPP, PE, President, Wood Solutions Group


  • Perry Eggleston, DPA CAPP, Executive Director, Transportation Services, University of California, Davis
  • Jeff Petry, Parking &Technology Manager, City of Eugene
  • Phillip Garcia, Manager, Facebook Transportation Site Operations – Bay Area