North American Transportation Association is pleased to announce that we are participating as a National Co-Host Organization for the 6th Annual Transportation & Infrastructure Convention, March 5-7, 2013, in Washington, DC, on Capitol Hill. The Convention is a three day event that has attracted the most prestigious registrants and speakers from 25 states, nine countries and over 30 national and international trade associations and interest groups.
The purpose of the Convention is to educate policy makers concerning the current transportation issues at the local, state, and national levels. The Convention is unique, in that, it brings togetherthe leading transportation and infrastructure officials from the current Administration, Congress, and State legislatures, providing us the opportunity to dialogue personally with those who have a direct influence on future policy decisions of the nation.
An exciting program is in the process of being finalized. Confirmed speakers for this year include: Mark Amodei, U.S. Congressman NV; Dan Benisheck, U.S. Congressman MI; Timothy Bishop, U.S. Congressman NY; Cheri Bustos, U.S. Congresswoman IL; W.M. Lacy Clay, U.S. Congressman MO; Donna Edwards, U.S. Congresswoman MD; Blake Farenthold, U.S. Congressman TX; Cory Gardner, U.S. Congressman CO; Ralph Hall, U.S. Congressman TX; John Mica, U.S. Congressman FL; Ed Pastor, U.S. Congressman AZ; Thomas Petri, U.S. Congressman WI; Nick Rahall, U.S. Congressman WV; Pete Sessions, U.S. Congressman TX; Mario Jaramillo, Ambassador, Embassy of Panama; Victor Mendez, Administrator, Federal Highway Administration; Paul Jaenichen, Sr. Deputy Administrator, U.S. Maritime Administration; Mort Downey, Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Transportation; Karen Phillips, CN; Rodney Slater, Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation; Sean Connaughton, Secretary, Virginia Department of Transportation; Jim Simpson, Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Transportation; Thierry Buttin, Sustainable Development & Transport Counselor, Embassy of France; Daniel Elliott, Chairman, Surface Transportation Board; Maria Fernandez, Commissioner, Trade Commissioner of Spain; John Horsley, Executive Director of AASHTO; Karen Phillips, Vice President of Public and Government Relations, CN.
Participating as a National Co-Host Organization allows our members to register for the Convention at the discounted government rate!
We are excited to be a part of this spectacular event and we strongly encourage you to join us in Washington, D.C. this March. For further information about the 6th Annual Transportation & Infrastructure Convention, please contact Trudy Hester at 214-750-0123 or firstname.lastname@example.org please make sure to say you are with our organization!