University of Illinois at Chicago Student Center East

750 South Halsted

United States

Transport Chicago 2015 Conference
Transport Chicago Committee
Friday, June 12, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
EARLY REGISTRATION ENDS MAY 29! Register early to save. Tickets will increase by $20 after May 29.

Transport Chicago is an annual conference that provides a forum for the exchange of knowledge in transportation research, policies, and practice. The Conference, first held in 1986, explores a broad range of transportation modes and issues. This event regularly attracts over 200 academics and professionals from the Chicago region and beyond, offering an excellent opportunity for the transportation community to make connections and share experiences.


Transport Chicago includes interactive workshops and breakout learning sessions where attendees can learn about the latest trends, research, and emerging technology in the transportation field. Admission also includes continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks and refreshments at a networking session.




Mary E. Peters served as U.S. Secretary of Transportation from 2006 – 2009. She oversaw all US aviation, surface and maritime policy and programs and negotiated transportation agreements with foreign governments. Ms. Peters was responsible for over 60,000 employees and a $70.3 billion annual budget.

Prior to serving as U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Ms. Peters was a Senior Vice President and National Director for Transportation Policy and Consulting for HDR, Inc., a major engineering company.

Steve Norris has been at the front line of UK transport policy for more than twenty years latterly as a Commissioner at the Independent Transport Commission.  He was a member of the Treasury Growth Task Force for HS2, the planned high speed line connecting London to the north.  He sits on the Board of Directors of Cubic Corporation.


Mr. Norris was Parliamentary Private Secretary in the Department of Environment, then the Department of Trade and Industry, and finally the Home Office before being appointed Minister for Transport in 1992, a post which he held until he announced his retirement from parliament in 1997.  As minister he was responsible for the Jubilee Line Extension and was the principal advocate of Crossrail, the new metro line spanning London, due to open in 2018.  He was twice his party’s candidate for Mayor of London.  He is a former member of the board of Transport for London, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation, a Companion of the Institution of Civil Engineers, and an Honorary Fellow of the Association for Project Management.




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The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that okay?

Yes, but the name tags will be printed according to the name on the ticket. If you would like a correct nametag, let us know the names of the attendees before June 9.


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