New York Public Transit Industry CONNECTIONS Conference & Expo

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WHAT: New York Public Transit Industry CONNECTIONS Conference & Expo

WHEN: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Thursday, October 29 12, 2015 from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm

WHERE: Rochester Riverside Convention Center (RCCC) - 123 East Main Street, Rochester, NY

Hyatt Regency Rochester - 125 East Main Street, Rochester, NY

WHO: New York Public Transit Association (NYPTA)


The CONNECTIONS Conference and Expo is presented by NYPTA in partnership with New York State Department of Transportation and Federal Transportation Authority Region II. The conference brings together leaders in agencies and business from across the state and around the country for educational sessions focused on public-private and business to business collaborations to enhance public transportation in New York. The event also features the state's only transit industry trade show.


Opening Session, 10/28 at 9:00 am, RCCC Lilac Ballroom

The Economic Impact of New York's Transit Manufacturing Industry

Leaders from transit agencies, chamber of commerce, Volvo/Nova Bus and transit related association leaders discuss how we can improve our transit manufacturing across the state.

Transit Industry Luncheon, 10/28 at 12:30 pm RCCC Lilac Ballroom

2015 Transit Industry Hall of Fame Inductee Ceremony

State and Corporate Perspective on Today's Public Transit Industry,

10/29 at 7:30 am Grand Ballroom D, Hyatt Regency Rochester

NYS Department of Transportation Commissioner Matt Driscoll, NYS Department of Transportation Regional Administrator Marilyn Shazor and Xerox Corporation's Mark Gordon discuss the importance of public transit

NYS Transit Industry Expo – (10/28-29 ongoing) Showcases bus and van displays, and latest transit products and services

PLEASE NOTE: Please check in with NYPTA staff at the Registration table at the Hyatt Regency Rochester.