Metro is hosting a unique pitch-style event exploring technology in public transportation. Join industry experts as they discuss how creative technology could help improve the Metro customer experience.
Solution Providers - What's your idea for Metro?
Qualified candidates with relevant experience and a talent for innovation are invited to ‘pitch' their ideas to a panel of industry experts on one or more of the following transit-specific topics:
Defining the Station of the Future
Smart Trip Planning & Next-Gen Fare Payments
Smart Trip Planning
You may enter to qualify to pitch for more than one session
Your presentation must answer one or more of the questions for the session(s)
you selected. To review the session questions, click here.
You have 10 minutes for presentation and 15 minutes for Q&A Tip – Visuals and collateral during presentation are highly recommended
Solution Provider teams cannot exceed three (3) people
Space is limited per session. Submission deadline is October 17, 2014.
Submission deadline was October 17, 2014 and is now closed.
General Attendees - Be part of the event!
Come listen to the 'pitches' and share your voice by voting for your favorites.
At the end of each session, get out your smartphone and scan the QR code.
Enter your email you used for EventBrite.
Cast your vote!
Check the flat screens outside the Board Room for live, real-time updates.
The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required and closed when filled. Space is limited, so early registration is highly recommended.
The event is sold out.
No on-site registration will be available.
The “Metro and the Digital Future” technology event brings together subject matter experts of transportation professionals, CIOs, IT representatives and academics to discuss how creative technology could help improve the customer experience.
Ed Alegre, PTP Transportation Planning Manager, Metro
Doug Anderson Director of Information Technology - Digital Strategy & Innovation, Metro
Chris Boult Senior Vice President & CIO, Greyhound
Autonomous Vehicles: Driverless technology and its impact on transportation.
Wireless Connectivity: The role of Wi-Fi in public transportation.
Next-Gen Fares: The move towards mobile payment solutions in public transportation.
3:15 pm - Closing Session
Hon. Eric Garcetti, Mayor, City of Los Angeles and Chair, Metro Board of Directors
Arthur T. Leahy, Chief Executive Officer, Metro
Dave Edwards, Chief Information Officer, Metro
Daniel Iacofano, CEO, MIG, Inc.
Listen to a panel of Chief Information Officers from public transit agencies across the country discuss technology ideas that have been most helpful to them.
4:00 pm - Adjourn
Schedule is subject to change.
One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90012