2019 Presentations

Take a look back at the conference sessions from 2019. To download a presentation, click on the session name and a new window will open. Check back as presentations will be updated shortly.


Tuesday, May 14

8:30am – 10:00am | Plenary Session

What is NHTSA? Who Are We and What Do We Do... Jamie Fister, Associate Administrator, NHTSA

Innovation in Transportation Tony Furst, Chief Innovation Officer, FHWA

10:25am – 12:00pm | Plenary Session (continued)

National Perspective on the Tribal Transportation Program Tim Hess, FLH Associate Administrator

TTP & BIA Update Erin Kenley, Director, Office of Tribal Transportation Program

TTP & BIA Update Sheldon Kipp, Sr. Program Manager, Bureau of Indian Affairs

1:30pm – 3:00pm | Concurrent Educational Sessions

Workshop: Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) Session 1: Why Tribes Across the Nation are Implementing CM/GC

Track 1: FWHA Law & History of 202(a)(9)

Track 2: NTSA Working with State Highway Offices

Track 2: NTSA Milestones in Traffic Safety

Track 3 Tribal Transit Program Planning Session 1 & 2

3:30pm – 5:00pm | Concurrent Educational Sessions

Track 1: FHWA Implementing 202(a)(9) Panel Discussion

Track 2: NHTSA Marketing Strategies to Enhance Message Outreach

Track 4: FWHA Emergency Relief: Ready, Set, Go!

Wednesday, May 15

8:30am – 10:00am | Concurrent Educational Sessions

Track 1: FHWA How to Compete for Transportation BUILD Grants

Track 1: FHWA Ute Mountain Passing Lane DOT Presentation

Track 2: NHTSA Developing Statistical Data for Child Passenger Safety Program Evaluation and Grant Writing

Workshop: Session 1 - 4 Developing Your Aggregate Resources From Millions of Rocks to Millions of Dollars: A Four-Pronged Approach to Starting an Aggregate Business

10:30am – 12:00pm | Concurrent Educational Sessions

Workshop: Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) How Do TERO Requirements Work with CM/GC?

Track 2: NHTSA Motor Vehicle Recall Initiative

Track 2: NHTSA State Efforts to Improve Child Passenger Safety Efforts in Tribal Communities

12:15pm – 1:30pm | Keynote

Keynote Presentation Dr. Joely Proudfit, Ph.D., Director of California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center; Department Chair, American Indian Studies, CSU San Marcos

1:30pm – 3:00pm| Concurrent Educational Sessions

Track 1 Drone Wisdom: Our UAS Story at Cherokee Nation Businesses

Track 2: NHTSA Tribal Law Enforcement Impaired Driving Training Initiative

Track 3 Putting Transit Funding to Work & Alternatives to Transit Grant Funding

Workshop: Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) Session 5: Building both Vertical and Horizontal Projects

3:30pm – 5:00pm| Concurrent Educational Sessions

Track 3: Tribal Success Stories: CTGR TERO - MOU with the Oregon (ODOT)

Track 3: Tribal Success Stories: Hamilton Cemetery Access Board Road Project

Track 2: NHTSA Crash Data Collection and Analysis

Presentation Adam Larsen, Safety Engineer & Safety Program Manager, FHWA Office of Tribal Transportation

Presentation Dr. David Ragland, University of California, Berkeley

Presentation Tom Bragan, National Center for Statistics and Analysis, NHTSA

Presentation Dr. Kim Vachal, North Dakota State University

Thursday, May 16

9:00am – 11:30am | TTAP Presentation and Listening Session