NCAMPO 2016 Conference: Innovations in Transportation

May 11-13, 2016

Greensboro Marriott Downtown

About the Conference

The 2016 North Carolina MPO Conference will be an excellent continuing educational opportunity that will attract a diverse range of transportation planning professionals. The Conference features a comprehensive array of high quality technical sessions, special speakers, and timely agency updates, with a focus on this year's theme: "Innovations in Transportation". More than 350 participants are expected from MPOs, RPOs, NCDOT, the consultant community, transit agencies, and other organizations. 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, students, and others to learn more about a variety of transportation related topics.

Conference registration will be $175, and will increase to $225 after April 18, 2016. The conference hotel is the Greensboro Marriott Downtown, and the room rate is $139 for standard guest room, the rate will increase after April 18, 2016.  All presenters must register for the conference and pay the conference registration fee to attend the conference; please be reminded that being accepted as a presenter does not register you.

Technical sessions will occur on May 12th, with two 90-minute time slots in the morning and two in the afternoon. Four sessions will run concurrently during each time slot, for a total of 16 sessions. Conference attendees can select sessions from four tracks: to be determined.  There will also be a variety of mobile workshops for an additional fee to allow attendees to explore Greensboro's transportation landscape.

A special keynote luncheon presentation will be given on Thursday.

The conference is presented by the NC Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations and the NC Association of Rural Planning Organizations in cooperation with NCDOT.


More information about the conference, program, sponsorship opportunities, and mobile workshops will be posted to this page as it becomes available. For questions regarding proposals, contact Craig McKinney at or (336) 373-4184..

Downtown Raleigh



Conference Registration: $225

Register now for the 2016 NC Association of MPO's statewide transportation planning conference!


Hotel Reservations

For Hotel reservations and availability please contact:
Alexandra Kennedy
Reservations Manager
Greensboro Marriott Downtown
(336)387-8003 (Direct)


2016 Preliminary Agenda

Technical Sessions Schedule

NCAMPO Conference Cancellation and Refund Policy

Downtown Greensboro Restaurants Location Map

Wednesday Reception Location Map

Thursday Reception Location Map



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