Ready For Prime Time!
Date & Time: Sunday, July 22
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
McMillion, McMillon Communications, Washington, D.C.
In the work place, everyone
is checking you out. You're being judged on three things: How you Look, How You
Sound and What You Say! If moving up the professional ladder is important
to you and you'd like to tweak your style, sign up for the Getting Ready for
Prime Time workshop. Space limited.
Psychology 101 for
Leaders: Enhancing Your Technical Expertise with an Understanding of the
Psychology of Leadership
Date & Time: Monday, July 23
10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Gannon, Executive Vice President, Eno Center for Transportation, Washington, DC
Advancing in a transport organization requires a shift from
the comfort of technical expertise to the more challenging role of managing and
leading people, working with teams and across organizations and being able to
better understand the human side of the enterprise.
This session will provide an open forum to discuss key
psychological principals and concepts needed to build on participants’ fine
technical expertise and bring some understanding to the role of a leader.
National Transit Institute
Date & Time: Monday, July
10:45 a.m. -
Joan Martin, Senior Instructor, National Transit Institute, New Brunswick, NJ
Each year NTI
presents modules from its training courses to help COMTO members improve their
effectiveness as managers and professionals.
The following modules are being presented from NTI’s Senior Leadership
Ethics and Integrity
One of the biggest issues
for public agencies and corporations today is the ethical behavior of their
staffs. We will review the principles of what constitutes ethical behavior.
This will be presented in the context of the work that transportation
professionals perform as part of their regular duties. The importance of
maintaining high ethical standards and what constitutes ethical behavior will
In doing more with less,
how do you manage your time to succeed? We will present tips that help you become more efficient and better
management your workflow each day. You
will how you can reduce your stress and concentrate on the things that matter
Date & Time: Tuesday, July
10:30 a.m. –
Linda Ford, Acting Director, Office of Civil
Rights, Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC
Amber Ontiveros, Senior Equal Opportunity Specialist and Team Lead for Title
VI, EEO, and DBE, Office Civil Rights
What’s New in DBE
and Title VI Compliance
Civil rights have been a focus of the Obama Administration. As
a result, changes to guidelines, policy and regulations are underway or have
been completed. This session will discuss Disadvantaged Business
Enterprise (DBE) compliance as well as Title VI compliance and achieving
environmental justice. Representatives from the Federal Transit
Administration (FTA) will discuss trends in DBE compliance, review findings,
how FTA is addressing those issues, and how you can be prepared when faced with
similar issues. In addition, FTA will provide an overview of its revised
Title VI Circular and the new Environmental Justice Circular.
Date & Time: Wednesday,
10:30 a.m. -
Shelby Scales, Executive Director, Airport Minority Advisory Council,
Representatives from the Airport Minority
Advisory Council will facilitate a panel discussion on recent policy and
legislative development impacting the DBE and ACDBE program in Aviation as well
as cross transportation modes. Panelist will address the small business
component, FAA Administrator requirement to report on Airport DBE participation
to Congress, and FAA Reauthorization Bill. The AMAC panel will also
discuss industry specific challenges that impact all modes of transportation
officials in providing continuous program support, policy development,
predicate evidence and resources needed.