2015 Texas Transportation Forum

January 14-16, 2015

Austin Hilton
500 East 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701

Transportation is transforming and the conversation around a more robust and sustainable system has never been more important than right now. Join us as we draw from the past and look to the future. The planning we do today can transform our state's infrastructure of tomorrow…

The Transportation Forum is an annual thought leadership platform for public policy and transportation influencers to discuss current topics and ground breaking innovations, that turn beyond-the-box thinking into realities for future generations.

The 10th Annual Texas Transportation Forum will be held Wednesday, January 14 - Friday, January 16, 2015 at the Downtown Hilton in Austin, Texas. We hope you will join us.

TTI Event Management & Planning (EM&P) is available to answer questions at any time. We look forward to seeing you in January!


  • Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)
    The mission of TxDOT is to work with others to provide safe and reliable transportation solutions for Texas.

  • Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI)
    The mission of TTI is to solve transportation problems through research, to transfer technology, and to develop diverse human resources to meet the transportation challenges of tomorrow.

  • Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Texas
    There are over 800 members of the AGC of Texas Highway, Heavy, Utilities and Industrial Branch. The Texas Highway and Heavy Branch was originally founded in 1924, making it one of the oldest trade associations in the nation. The Chapter also holds a charter from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). The Chapter advocates professional, ethical standards that support cost-effective, quality construction to stand for all AGC contractor and associate members. AGC of Texas' prime objective is to cultivate harmonious relations with supervising public authorities and is highly regarded and respected by the Texas Legislature and awarding and regulatory agencies for its constructive involvement in shaping industry and this state's construction program.

  • Texas Good Roads & Transportation Association (TGR/TA)
    Since 1932, membership in TGR/TA has been made up of business people, community leaders, chamber of commerce members, professionals and transportation experts — Texans who understand that good roads lead to a stronger economy. Our goal is to support the efforts of TxDOT in working with the Texas Legislature to promote efficient transportation.

  • Move Texas Forward
    Move Texas Forward is a bi-partisan organization whose mission is to educate Texans about the policies that will address the state's infrastructure challenges and ensure the long-term economic success of the state and its citizens. Move Texas Forward will advocate for the funding necessary to advance those policies and increase infrastructure development.

Event Schedule

Please refer to the following for general information regarding the program's dates, times and activities. A more detailed program is also available.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Affiliate Meetings
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Opening Reception
Thursday, January 15, 2015
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Opening Session Breakfast, Keynote Luncheon and General Sessions
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Evening Reception
Friday, January 16, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Breakfast and Affiliate Meetings

Registration Information

Registration Fees

Participant Type Early Regular
By September 30, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. (CST) By January 5, 2015 at 11:00 p.m. (CST)
Standard $545 $645
Government/Nonprofit $350 $450

Participant types:

  • Standard: Individuals not employed by government agencies or nonprofit organizations.
  • Government: Employees of local, state, or federal government agencies. This includes employees of TxDOT, TTI, FHWA, and retirees of those organizations who are not otherwise employed.
  • Nonprofit: Employees of an organization that holds 501(c) tax exempt status.

Meals included with the registration fee:

  • Welcome Reception: Wednesday, January 14
  • Full Breakfast: Thursday, January 15
  • Luncheon: Thursday, January 15
  • Reception: Thursday, January 15
  • Full Breakfast: Friday, January 16

Online Registration

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


Online registration closes on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 12:00 noon (CST).

Payment Method

  • Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express)
  • Check/Money Order

Please make check or money orders (U.S. currency drawn on a U.S. bank) payable to TTI-TTF15. EM&P also accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express credit cards. If paying by check or money order, you may register online and then mail your payment to EM&P. 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 Event Management & Planning is 37277277275000. The federal identification number is 74-2270624.


All hotel reservations must be received by December 23, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. (CST). Reservations received after this date will be accepted on a space-available basis. Please make your reservations online with the links provided below or contact the Hilton's Central Reservation hotline at (800) 236-1592. Be sure to specify that you are with the "Texas Transportation Forum."

Please note a one-night room and tax deposit will be taken at the time of booking.

Online Hotel Reservations

Airport and Ground Transportation

The Hilton Austin is located seven miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA).

  • Directions from ABIA: Take Hwy 71 West approximately 5.5 miles to I-35. Merge onto I-35 North and take exit 234C. Turn left at the 1st light (6th St.) and turn left onto Neches St. The Hilton Austin is on the corner of 5th and Neches.
  • Access online a complete listing of ground transportation services offered to and from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

Information Desk


Austin Hilton - 6th Floor


  • Wednesday, January 14, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 15, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday, January 16, 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon


Requests must be received in writing by EM&P no later than November 7, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. (CST). The registration fee will be refunded, less a $100 handling fee.


Registration fees may be transferred to another name in lieu of requesting a refund. To request a transfer prior to January 5, 2015, please call EM&P at (888) 550-5577 or e-mail events@tamu.edu. Transfer requests will also be accepted onsite.

Event Information

For more information about the event including event program and hotel information, please visit the official website, www.texastransportationforum.com.

For More Information

Please contact EM&P if you have any questions regarding your Texas Transportation Forum registration.

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