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2024 VASITE Annual Meeting and Technical Conference

We are excited to welcome everyone for our Annual VASITE Meeting and Technical Conference to be held June 12-14th, 2024 at the Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront in Virginia Beach!

Foyer at the Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Purchase Tickets

Click the button below to purchase a ticket to the 2024 VASITE Annual Meeting. ITE members must include their ITE member ID, which can be found on your ITE International Profile.

Only a limited number of tickets are still available. If tickets are sold out, contact us and we’ll let you know if any more tickets become available.

$285*/$300ITE Members
$285*/$300Non-members (Public Sector Employees)
$340*/$355Non-members (Private Sector Employee)
$800Exhibition Booth (Includes one registration)
$85Guest Dinner Add-on (Thursday Banquet)
$45Guest Lunch Add-on (Thursday Lunch)
Ticket Prices marked with * will have an additional $15 late registration fee after May 21, 2024


The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking “Get Tickets” will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
ITE Member
For ITE members that have paid their dues for 2024. Member ID required to check out. An additional $15 late registration fee will be added after May 21, 2024.
$ 285.00
ITE Non-Member (Public Sector)
For public-sector employees at the federal, state, and local level. An additional $15 late registration fee will be added after May 21, 2024.
$ 285.00
ITE Non-Member (Private Sector)
An additional $15 late registration fee will be added after May 21, 2024.
$ 340.00
Student Ticket
For full-time students at a university (must not have graduated yet)
$ 0.00
Exhibitor Booth
Includes one full conference registration, all meals and events, and one table. There is limited table availability.
$ 800.00
2 available
Addon: Guest Lunch (Thursday)
Includes a single lunch ticket for Thursday.
$ 45.00
Addon: Guest Dinner (Thursday Banquet)
Includes drink tickets and dinner for the Thursday banquet
$ 85.00

207 people are attending 2024 VASITE Annual Meeting

Susan Mathai Mo Zhao Karen McPherson Jyothi Paladugu Gregory Moyer John Yorks Maha El-Metwally Kayla Ward Michelle Cavucci Jessica Dimmick Ryan Kempf Kristin Belfield john cejka Lynn Calaman Geoffrey Sarmac Robert Gallagher Yuan Lu David Bernard Barbara House Wendel Dunn

Who’s Attending

We’re looking forward to seeing the following people at the conference this year.

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The agenda for the annual meeting is available below, or alternatively or as a PDF of the Agenda.

The agenda is current a draft and may change. For the most recent agenda, bookmark this page.

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
VASITE Board Meeting

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Welcome Reception/Registration

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Breakfast, Registration, and Coffee

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM
Welcome Speech

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM
Opening Remarks

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Technical Session 1
Moderator: Wes Parker

Virginia Safety Circuit Rider Program and Road Safety Champion Program
Walt Catlett (Catlett Engineering)

NCHRP Report 1036: Guide for Roadway Cross Section Reallocation
Chris Tiesler & Meredyth Sanders (Kittelson & Associates, Inc.)

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Networking and Snack Break

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Technical Session 2
Moderator: Kathryn Brown

Hampton Roads Regional Safety Study
Keith Nichols (HRTPO)

City of Virginia Beach Local Road Safety Action Plan
Stanley Smith (VB) and Priscilla Rada (VB)

City of Chesapeake Traffic Calming- Turning an Outdated Policy into a Program of Action
Troy Eisenberger (Chesapeake) and Tracy Jones Schoenfeld (Grove-Slade)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Technical Session 3
Moderator: John Hendrickson

Traffic Impact Analysis Regulations Refresher
Robert Hofrichter (VDOT)

How Many Improvements Does It Take to Fix Short Pump
Mark Herman (KH) and Terrell Hughes (Henrico)

VDOT Richmond Work Zones Assessments
David May (RK&K) and David Cobb (VDOT)

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Networking and Snack Break

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Technical Session 4
Moderator: Jeff Kuttesch

Traffic Operations in a Jetsons’ World
Kirsten Tynch (VHB) and Mena Lockwood (VDOT)

Revolutionizing Multimodal Safety and Accessibility with Comprehensive Citywide Signal Retiming
Ashley Lickliter (KH) and Enrique Burgos (Richmond)

Modular Roundabouts Revisited – A Crash Reduction & Maintenance Update
John D Riley (JMT)

4:30 PM – 4:45 PM

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Annual Banquet and Dinner


8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

9:00 AM    MUTCD 11th Edition- Behind the Scenes on Development and a Peak at What’s Inside
Kathy Falk (KH) and Ben Reim (KH)

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Technical Session 5
Moderator: Sean Becker

Implementation of Data-driven Traffic Signal Performance Monitoring
Andrew Nichols (VDOT)

Case Study – Chain Bridge Rd/Eaton Place
Steve Schmidt (Timmons)

Outsourcing TMSO: Arterial Operations
Keith Rinker (Mead & Hunt) and Anam Ardeshiri (Mead & Hunt)

12:00 PM
Closing Remarks and Adjourn

Reserve a Hotel Room

The following room blocks are available. Prices do not include taxes and fees. Click the links below to reserve your rooms.

Holiday Inn & Suites Virginia Beach North Beach

This hotel is located just two blocks to the south of the conference at 3900 Atlantic Avenue. Book by Friday, May 17, 2024 to receive the conference rate. The group rate is valid for Wednesday and Thursday night.

Book using the link below or by calling the hotel at (757) 428-1711 and reference Group Name: VASITE or Group Code: VAS.

Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront

The Marriott Room block is currently sold out.

Book by May 17, 2024 to receive the conference rate. The group rate is valid for Wednesday and Thursday night. Even though the resort fee is listed on the Marriott’s website, it will not be charged if you book through the VASITE room block.


Parking: There is a parking garage attached to the Hotel. Parking will be complimentary for overnight guests. For all other attendees, VASITE will have self-parking coupons for $14.00 per day. If staying less than 7 hours, day guest self-parking is $2.00 per hour. Rates may change, without notice, at the discretion of the Hotel.

Credit Card Forms

If you are reserving the room in a corporate credit card or one that is not in your name, book your reservation and then contact the Marriott at nikki.brust@marriottvb.com with the following information to receive the necessary paperwork.

  • Guest name
  • Confirmation number and dates
  • What charges will be covered under the credit card (e.g. room/tax, room/tax/resort fee, all charges)
Room at the Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Frequently Asked Questions

The conference is located at the beautiful Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Registration will open at 3PM on Wednesday, June 12, 2024. The last technical session will end at noon, Friday, June 14, 2024.

No! Anyone is welcome to attend. VASITE members do receive discounted tickets, so we encourage anyone to Join VASITE if you are interested in continual participation.

The VASITE Annual Meeting is known for being a laid-back, beachy affair. Most attendees will be wearing business casual, though you are welcome to dress up if you would like.

The agenda will be available at a later date.

All attendees will receive an email following the conference with information on collecting PDH certificates. We are not currently offering CM certificates for AICPs. If you are interested in earning CM certificates, please let us know.

We understand that things come up at the last minute, but there are also costs that VASITE incurs with late cancellations. Here is our Refund Policy for annual meetings:

Tickets to the annual meeting can be refunded up to 30 days prior to the meeting for full credit. Between 29 days and 7 days prior to the annual meeting, 50% of the original ticket purchase price will be refunded. After that point, no refunds will be issued for tickets.

For this annual meeting:

  • Full refund prior to May 13
  • Refund of 50% between May 14 and June 5
  • No refunds after June 5

Instead of cancelling, you can transfer a registration for free. Even if you aren’t eligible for a refund, do contact us to let us know you won’t be coming and we may be able to give you credit if we have walk-up registrations.

Please contact the VASITE annual meeting committee to request a refund.

Yes, you can transfer your registration to anyone else for free. Please contact the VASITE annual meeting committee to request a transfer. One registration cannot be used by multiple people during the conference.

Currently, the public health emergency for COVID-19 has ended. However, we want to welcome anyone to join us, so feel free to wear a mask and social distance if that would make you more comfortable.

If you have any symptoms of COVID-19, or a positive test, please do not attend the conference.

Thanks to our Sponsors

June 12 @ 5:00 pm June 14 @ 12:00 pm

Free – $800.00


Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront

4201 Atlantic Ave
Virginia Beach, VA 23451 United States
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