North Carolina Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations

NCAMPO 2019 Conference

2019 Conference Information

Everyone mark your calendars!!! The 2019 North Carolina Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations annual conference will be held, April 24-26, 2019 at the Charlotte Convention Center…Uptown here we come!

The 2019 North Carolina MPO conference will be an excellent continuing educational opportunity that will attract a diverse range of professional within the transportation, planning and engineering fields.  The Conference features a comprehensive array of high quality technical sessions, special speakers, and timely agency updates.  More than 350 participants from MPOs, RPOs, NCDOT, the consultant community, transit agencies, and other organizations are expected to attend the conference.  While transportation planners, engineers, and consultants make up the core participants, the conference also offers an opportunity for transit administrators, elected officials, land-use planners, public health professionals, students, and others to learn more about a variety of transportation related topics.  All meetings will be held at the Charlotte Convention Center located at 501 S. College Street.

Call for Technical Session Presentations

The submittal window begins on November 1 and ends on December 7, 2018. Presentation proposals for conference technical sessions must be submitted online via a Google Form. The link for the technical session submittals will be emailed on November 1.  Call for Technical Session Presentation information.

Our goal is to notify the approved technical sessions by the end of February 2019 if your session has been accepted for the conference.

Technical  presentations shall not exceed 30 minutes including questions. The total session lengths are anticipated to be 90 minutes. There will be up to three technical presentation within each 90 minute session.

The following a suggested topics for technical sessions. Presentations do not have to be limited to the suggested topics below. Any presentation topic related to public speaking, professional development, transportation, planning, transit, freight should be submitted.

  • Professional Development
  • Workforce Development
  • MPO staff communication to elected officials and residents
  • Autonomous and Connected Vehicles
  • Bikeshares
  • Corridor Planning
  • Environmental Justice
  • GIS
  • Managed Lanes
  • Performance-Based Planning
  • Planning for Rural Areas within MPOs
  • Regional Transit Planning
  • Scenario Planning
  • Tactical Urbanism
  • Transit Oriented Development
  • Transportation Demand Management
  • Unified Development Ordinances
  • Other

For questions regarding proposals, contact Neil Burke at [email protected] or (704) 336-2205.

Reserve your hotel now!

When making a reservation at a hotel please be sure to reference the room block to receive the group rate.

The Westin Charlotte
601 S. College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone:  704-375-2600
Group Block Reference:  2019 NCAMPO Annual Conference
$130 per night (Government rate)
$209 per night (Non-Government rate)

Additional hotel room block information will be posted here as information become available.