43rd Public Transportation Conference, Vendor Expo, and State Roadeo Program

With over 40 sessions focused on training, professional development, best practices, networking, and innovation, the 2019 Program promises to ensure you walk away with tools for success. 

Sessions have been put together in partnership with the Washington State Transit Association, Washington State Department of Transportation - Public Transportation Division, Conference Host Agencies King County Metro and Sound Transit and Community Transportation Association of the Northwest. 

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The Conference, Vendor Expo and State Roadeo Agenda at a glance: 

Friday, August 16

Roadeo Site Certification Roadeo Site 8:00am -5:00pm

Saturday, August 17

Roadeo Practice Roadeo Sites 8:00am - 1:00pm TBD
Roadeo Participant 30 min Training - Highly Encouraged  Roadeo Site 8:00am - 1:00pm 

Sunday, August 18

Roadeo Competition Roadeo Sites 8:00am - 12:30pm TBD

Roadeo BBQ Lunch Sponsored by WSDOT
- Roadeo BBQ for competitors volunteers and spectators only and is not part of the full conference registration. 

Roadeo Site 12:30pm TBD
WSTA 3rd Quarter Board Meeting DoubleTree Hotel 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Roadeo Awards Banquet Reception (No Host Bar) DoubleTree Hotel 5:00pm
Roadeo Awards Banquet DoubleTree Hotel 6:00pm


Monday, August 19

All Locations at DoubleTree By Hilton Time
WSTA Roadeo Steering Committee Meeting Room TBD 7:00am
1st General Session & Breakfast Grand Ballroom 7:45am - 8:45am
Breakout Session Series 1 Meeting Rooms TBD 8:45am - 9:45am
Break TBD 9:45am - 10:00am
Breakout Session Series 2 Meeting Rooms TBD 10:00am - 11:30am
2nd General Session and Luncheon Grand Ballroom  11:45am - 1:15pm
Breakout Session Series 3 Meeting Rooms TBD 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Break TBD 2:15pm - 2:30pm
Breakout Session Series 4 Meeting Rooms TBD 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Welcome Reception - Sponsor TBD TBD 4:00pm - 6:00pm
WSTA Board of Directors & Sponsors Dinner
Shuttle Buses Depart at 6:15 pm Sharp 
TBD 6:15pm
Conference Nightcap Event - Sponsor TBD TBD 8:30pm - 11:00pm


Tuesday, August 20

All Locations at DoubleTree By Hilton Time
3rd General Session & Breakfast Grand Ballroom 7:30am - 8:00am

Vendor Expo Opens

Grand Ballroom 8:00am - 6:00pm
Breakout Session Series 5 Meeting Rooms TBD 9:00am - 10:00am
Break TBD 10:00am - 10:30am
Breakout Session Series 6 Meeting Rooms TBD 10:30am - 11:30am
4th General Session & Luncheon Grand Ballroom  11:45pm- 1:30pm
Breakout Session Series 7 Meeting Rooms TBD 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Break TBD 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Breakout Session Series 8 Meeting Rooms TBD 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Reception With Vendors Grand Ballroom  4:30pm - 6:30pm
5th General Session and Wall of Fame Banquet Grand Ballroom 6:30pm - 8:30pm
After Hours Entertainment with Live Band TBD 8:30pm - 11:00pm