City of Valdosta Georgia Smart Team Event: June 23

Travel Safely & Signal Preemption for Valdosta

By pinalice | May 27, 2021, 5:05pm EDT

The City of Valdosta Georgia Smart Communities team will be hosting a site visit event in Valdosta on June 23rd, 2021!

Events will be held both in-person and virtually. Please ensure you register here if you plan to attend in either format.


Please view the full program of events below:

7:30 to 8:30 am

Rotary Breakfast (Open to Rotary members only)

– Patrick Collins, Larry Ogden, Heung Jin Oh

9:00 to 11:30 am

Traffic Management Center Demonstration (Open to Smart Cities Participants only)

– Patrick Collins, Larry Ogden, Heung Jin Oh

12:00 to 1:00 pm

Community Stakeholders Luncheon at Jessie’s Restaurant and Catering

– Patrick Collins

2:00 to 4:00 pm

Connected Vehicles Roundtable Discussion at Valdosta State University, Hugh C. Bailey Science AuditoriumVSU

– Introduction by Dean and Administration
– Presentation by VSU Students and Dr. Barry Hojjatie PhD, P.E. Professor of Engineering Studies
Future of Connected Vehicles
– Tom Sever P.E., Gwinnett County Assistant Director of Transportation : Connected Vehicle Master Plan for Gwinnett County
– Alan Davis, Georgia DOT Assistant State Traffic Engineer: GDOT Connected Vehicles Initiatives at the State and National Levels
– Bryan Mulligan, Applied Information President: Connected Vehicles Development within Industry and the Global Perspective
GT Research

– Presentation from Baabak Ashuri- Georgia Tech, Professor – Construction and Infrastructure Systems Engineering, Resilient Infrastructure Systems, Smart Cities, Sustainable Communities

– Presentation from Guin Angshuman, Georgia Tech, Senior Research Engineer – Transportation Systems Engineering, Smart Cities

Audience Q&A

You can read more about the City of Valdosta’s project and other Georgia Smart projects here.

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