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September 5-7, 2023  - Cincinnati, Ohio

The 2023 conference was held in conjunction with the OKI Conference on Freight with OKI as the lead for the conference planning and execution.  The conference was also coordinated with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Ohio DOT, and MAFC.  The conference focused on innovative solutions to address some of the most pressing issues currently facing the freight industry including freight rail safety, supply chain resiliency, and efficient/sustainable freight delivery.

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The ITTS sessions highlighted the current regional freight study and included an interactive workshop on the SWOT analysis of the region.  Member states also had an opportunity to present on their state efforts.  The conference provided an opportunity for networking with member states along with states from other regions and industry representatives in the transportation field.  The annual ITTS business meeting was held during the conference.

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Conference Schedule

Tuesday, September 5


CVG Cargo Tour Presentation


Wednesday, September 6


Breakfast Keynote

A Conversation with the People Who Move Our Freight


The Intersection of Freight Data & Civil Infrastructure

What Does Waterborne Freight Mean to You? River, Great Lake & Coastal Perspectives

Truck Parking Technology & Trends in MAASTO Region

Innovations in Freight Rail Safety

Get to Know ITTS

ITTS Business Meeting (Member States)

Thursday, September 7 


ITTS Workshop: Preparing for an Uncertain Future: A SWOT Analysis of the Freight System & Trade


Breakfast Keynote


Advanced Air Mobility: The Future of Freight is Looking Up


Supply Chain Resiliency: Slipping the Punch, Taking the Punch & Getting Up Off the Canvas

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