Event schedule

Get ready for a comprehensive variety of hands-on sessions, innovative presentations, interactive tours, and networking events. As we update this year’s agenda, we invite you to see where we left the conversation last year, so we can continue the discussion about the future of shared mobility.

Tuesday March 5: Pre-Conference Activities*

7:30 am – 5:00 pm



8:00 am – 3:45 pm

Pre-Summit Workshops

Start collaborating before the Summit starts with our selection of half-day pre-conference workshops. Each workshop focuses on shared mobility’s impact on a current issue.

Workshops may include:

  • Data Collection, Sharing and Use
  • Mobility-as-a-Service 
  • MOD OnRamp Program*
  • Mobility Management, Transportation, and Human Services

Sign up on the registration page.

*Invite-only. If interested, contact alvaro@sharedusemobilitycenter.org


3:00 pm

Summit Opens / Attendee Registration


4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Startup Spotlight

Now in its second year, the Startup Spotlight gives conference attendees the chance to learn about and vote for the most innovative new companies in shared mobility.

It includes:

  • A pitch event, which will expose start-ups and agencies, experts, entrepreneurs, and funders to each other through a round robin of brief pitches
  • A Startup Zone within the 2019 Shared Mobility Summit Expo with special branding to offer a one-stop shop for conference-goers
  • A “Ones to Watch” Summit award to offer high profile, valuable exposure to select startups

This event is included in conference registration.

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Welcome Reception

This is your chance to meet and mingle with conference attendees during the first evening of the Summit. Drinks and appetizers will be provided.

* Included in conference registration

Wednesday March 6: Conference Day 1*

6:30 am

Registration Opens


8:00 am – 10:00 am

Morning Keynote / Plenary


10:00 am – 10:30 am

Break and Visit the Expo

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Morning Workshops, Breakout Sessions, Tours


12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Lunch and Visit the Expo


12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Plenary Session


2:15 pm – 3:45 pm

Early Afternoon Workshops, Breakout Sessions, Tours


3:45 pm – 4:15 pm

Break and Visit the Expo


4:15 pm – 5:45 pm

Late Afternoon Sessions, Breakout Sessions


5:45 pm – 8:00 pm

Evening Reception


Thursday March 7: Conference Day 2*

7:00 am

Registration Opens


7:00 am – 8:00 am

Breakfast and Visit the Expo


8:00 am – 10:00 am

Keynote / Plenary


10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Morning Breakout Sessions


12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Break and Visit the Expo


1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch Keynote / Plenary


2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Early Afternoon Breakout Sessions


3:30 pm – 3:45 pm

Coffee Break


3:45 pm – 5:15 pm

Late Afternoon Breakout Sessions


5:15 pm – 5:45 pm

A Toast and Closing of the Summit




  • Autonomous Shuttles – What We’re Learning
  • EV Charging for Shared Mobility: Making It Widespread And Equitable
  • Innovations in Carsharing
  • Making EV Ridehailing Sustainable: Ensuring the Sharing in Autonomous, Connected, Electric And Shared
  • Next Generation Transit Fleets
  • Innovative Mobility Hubs
  • Innovative Revenue and Business Models
  • Building Maas: Payment, Pricing, and Consumer Offerings (FHWA)
  • Building Maas: Technology Challenges and Solutions (FHWA)
  • New Horizons in Out-Of-The Box Mobility
  • The Future of Scooter Sharing
  • How Can TNCs Better Serve People with Disabilities: Strategic and Regulatory Approaches
  • Mobility Managers
  • Making P3s Work
  • Maas System Design and Organization (Non-FHWA)
  • Risk and Uncertainty For Users and Operators
  • Carpools Rebooted
  • Funding the Growth of Innovative Mobility Projects
  • Microtransit: Pilot To Program
  • MOD Performance Metrics for Agencies
  • Public Transit and Social Service
  • Building Multi-Modal Mobility in Low-Density Areas
  • Transforming Management of the ROW
  • Building and Funding Mobility Coalitions
  • Shared Mobility’s Role in Addressing Climate Change
  • Measuring the Impacts Of Shared Mobility
  • Shared Mobility as a Resilience Strategy
  • Transit Ridership Trends and Implications for Other Modes



  •  Anthony Foxx, Lyft
  • Sadhu Johnston, City of Vancouver
  • Randy Clarke, CapMetro, Austin
  • Dr. Mark Rosekind, Zoox
  • Emily Castor Warren, Lime
  • Stephanie Pollack, MassDOT
  • Ryan Rzepecki, JUMP Bikes
  • Dr. Joshua Schank, LA Metro
  • Roger Millar, Secretary of Transportation, Washington State Department of Transportation
  • Brad Miller, Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
  • Tiffany Chu, Remix
  • Carol Tyson, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund
  • Katherine Kortum, Transportation Research Board
  • Jameson Auten, Kansas City Area Transportation Authority
  • Cody Lowe, Marin Transit
  • Zach Henkin, Forth Mobility
  • Christophe Arnaud, Blue Solutions
  • Justin Holmes, Zipcar
  • Nick Nigro, Atlas Policy
  • Scott Smith, Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development
  • Maulik Vaishnav, Chicago Transit Authority
  • Dianne Schwager, National Academy of Sciences
  • Shin Pei Tsay, Gehl Institute
  • Bibiana McHugh, TriMet
  • Amanda Woodall, Chicago Department of Trasportation
  • Meg Merritt, Nelson\Nygaard Consulting
  • Josh Cohen, TransLoc
  • Krista Huhtala-Jenks, MaaS Global
  • Rachel Allen, Arity
  • Samantha Herr, North American Bikeshare Association
  • Danielle Harris, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
  • Rachel Zack, Remix
  • Russ Stark, City of St. Paul
  • Dr. Regina Clewlow, Populus

*Subject to Change

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