OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT CONFERENCE & OPTA EXPO 2021 Education & Networking

 
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OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT CONFERENCE & OPTA EXPO 2021

Looking to the Future

OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT CONFERENCE 2021 will include Feature Presentations, twenty-four Panels and Topic Discussions, two Educational Tracks, Transit Experience Tours, Networking and Social activities and the vibrant OPTA EXPO 2021.

​OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT CONFERENCE 2021 will also provide continuing education credit sessions presented by the National Transit Institute – NTI and the Community Transportation Association of America - CTAA.

Conference Agenda

*Feature Presentations, Panel & Topic Discussions and CEU Sessions will be updated as confirmed.

FEATURE PRESENTATIONS

Three feature presentation general sessions will be hosted. 

Wednesday, September 15

OPTA Annual Meeting

Thursday, September 16

Feature Presentation & Luncheon

Friday, September 17

Morning Feature Presentation

OPTA Excellence Awards & Luncheon

PANEL & TOPIC DISCUSSIONS

Wednesday, September 15

24 Panel & Topic Discussions will be presented on a variety of topics.

Finance & Regulation  Human Resources Planning

Service & Riders   Maintenance  Technology

INDUSTRY TRACK SESSIONS

Wednesday, September 15

Mobility Management

Maintenance

CONTINUING EDUCATION SESSIONS

Wednesday, September 15

National Transit Institute – NTI

Thursday, Friday, September 16 and 17

Community Transportation Association of America - CTAA

NETWORKING & SOCIAL EVENTS

Wednesday, September 15

OPTA Member Celebration

Akron Art Museum


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Thursday, September 16

OPTA Social Event

Location to be Announced

 

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Thank you to our

OHIO NEEDS TRANSIT & OPTA EXPO Committee!

Denisa Baba, PARTA | Katherine Conrad, Ohio Transit Risk Pool | Elle Decot, CHW Advisors Matt Dutkevicz, Butler County RTA | Marci Fletcher, PARTA

 

Angela Neeley, METRO RTA | Julia Schick, Laketran | Blair Taseff, TESCO

Tom Wagner, GILLIG | Shannon Webster, Greene CATS Public Transit

Ohio Public Transit Association

605 N. High St., #175

Columbus, OH 43215

Phyllis VanArsdale, Executive Administrator

pvanarsdale@ohioneedstransit.org

614.595.6919

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