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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), in partnership with the Institute of Transportation Studies
at University of California, Berkeley present the:
2017 California Transportation Planning Conference, Partnering for Sustainable Transportation:
Meeting the Challenge Now and Into the Future.

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Friday, May 5 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
5A - Freight Operations and Innovation

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From the ports to the farms, the freight transportation system includes the highways, the local roadways and the last mile for freight deliveries to our homes and stores. The panelists will highlight innovations at both scales – the statewide interregional and the local last mile, and provoke discussion on what innovative technologies are out there and what partnerships need to be fostered to put plans into action.

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Chris Schmidt

Chief, Division of Transportation Planning, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Chris Schmidt became the Division Chief of Transportation Planning in February 2017 overseeing over three hundred traditional planning positions and a budget of $200 million.  He previously worked in District 11, San Diego, Planning Division since 2000.  As Chief of Multi-modal... Read More →

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Matt Davis

Director of Government Affairs, Port of Oakland/Oakland International Airport
Matt Davis was appointed Director of Governmental Affairs on April 23, 2015. He has been with Port of Oakland's Governmental Affairs team serving in several leadership capacities since 2004 and is responsible for advocating Port development projects and policies across all Port divisions... Read More →
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Barbara Ivanov

Chief Operating Officer, Supply Chain, Transportation and Logistics Center at the University of Washington
Barb Ivanov is the Chief Operating Officer of the Supply Chain, Transportation and Logistics Center at the University of Washington, where she leads research for the powerful nexus of industry, transportation agencies, and policy makers.  Ms. Ivanov is also the Director of the UW... Read More →
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Aravind Kailas, Ph.D

Principal Technology Planner, The Volvo Group
Dr. Aravind Kailas is employed by the Volvo Group and a member of the Chief Technology Officer’s Research and Technology Office. He guides Volvo’s preparation for the emerging connected and autonomous vehicle ecosystem in collaboration with pertinent business units. Dr. Kailas... Read More →

Friday May 5, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm PDT
California Ballroom