2014 TxDOT Transportation Planning Conference

June 3-5, 2014

Omni Corpus Christi Hotel - Bayfront Tower
900 North Shoreline Blvd
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

We are pleased to invite you to attend and participate in the 2014 Texas Department of Transportation Planning Conference in Corpus Christi, Texas, hosted by the Transportation Planning and Programming Division of the Texas Department of Transportation. The conference program is being developed to meet your professional needs through the dissemination of the latest information by noted professionals in the transportation field. We look forward to seeing you in Corpus Christi!

Special thanks to the following organizations for assisting in the planning of the 2014 conference:

  • Association of Texas Metropolitan Planning Organizations
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Federal Transit Administration
  • Corpus Christi MPO
  • Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority (CCRTA)
  • TxDOT, Environmental Affairs Division Staff
  • TxDOT, Corpus Christi District
  • TxDOT, Public Transportation Division Staff
  • TxDOT, Transportation Planning and Programming Division Staff

Michelle Conkle
Conference Co-Chair

Casey Dusza
Conference Co-chair

Registration Fees and Payment Information

Pre-registration is recommended and will help us in planning and preparing a better conference. If you pre-register, your name tag and program packet will be ready when you arrive at the hotel.

Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) employees are not required to pay a registration fee for this conference. However, please register so that a nametag will be available for you upon check-in at the conference.

Participant Type Early Regular Late/On-site
By March 3, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. (CST) By May 2, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. (CST) May 3 - June 5, 2014
Others $395 $445 $495

Payment must be received by 5:00 p.m. (CST), May 2, 2014 in order to avoid the late fee. TTI Event Management & Planning (EM&P) cannot invoice; therefore, payment of the conference registration fee must be received prior to admission to the conference.

For payment processing purposes, the vendor identification number for TTI EM&P is 37277277275000. The federal identification number is 74-2270624.

Please make checks or money orders payable to TTI-TPP14. EM&P also accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express credit cards.

Online Registration

To register for this conference, use our online registration form.


Monday, May 19, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. (CST).

Registration/Information Desk

The registration/information desk will be open during the following times:

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
12:00 noon - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 5, 2014
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


Only cancellations received in writing by EM&P by 5:00 pm (CST) Friday, May 2, 2014 will be refunded, less a $50 handling fee. No refunds will be made after May 2, 2014.

Speaker Information

We extend our appreciation for your acceptance to speak at the 2014 Transportation Planning Conference. If for some reason you cannot attend we would hope that you could send another person in your place. The moderator assigned to your session will mail you a letter in the next few weeks detailing the specific date and time of your presentation. Also included in the letter will be a request for your biographical information, which will assist the moderator in introducing you at the beginning of the session.

Speakers will be responsible for producing their own PowerPoint presentations. The moderator for your session will be contacting you regarding your presentations prior to the beginning of the conference and will be responsible for loading them onto a laptop. A laptop computer and LCD projector will be provided for presentations. If you have other needs, please let us know in advance.

Speakers are required to register according to the registration rate guidelines.

If you have need of further information, please contact Michelle Conkle at (512) 486-5132 or Casey Dusza at (512) 486-5149.

Hotel Reservations

The Omni Corpus Christi Hotel is holding a block of rooms for our use at the prevailing state rate. We encourage everyone needing a room to call immediately since we anticipate the rooms will be booked quickly. Reservations should be made by Monday, May 12, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. (CST). After this date, rooms are subject to availability and may be at a higher rate. You may reserve your room online (Group Code 14500812599). Individuals will also be able to make reservations by calling (800) 843-6664, referring to the meeting name: TxDOT Transportation Planning Conference.

For more details about the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel, visit their website.

Please note:

  • Any attendee not identifying his/her affiliation with the group and not requesting the conference rate prior to check-in cannot be extended the conference rate at a later date or during or after the meeting.


The Omni Corpus Christi Hotel has complimentary self-parking available.

For More Information

Program Contents

Michelle Conkle
Transportation Planning and Programming Division
Texas Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 149217
Austin, TX 78714-9217
ph. (512) 486-5132
Casey Dusza
Transportation Planning and Programming Division
Texas Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 149217
Austin, TX 78714-9217
ph. (512) 486- 5149


Event Management & Planning
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Texas A&M University System
3135 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3135
ph. (979) 862-1219 · toll-free (888) 550-5577