Annual Conference Sessions

Saturday, June 15, 2019

GTRIC Annual Meeting

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm


Sunday, June 16, 2019



Sunday, June 16, 2019, 2:30pm - 4:00pm


Standards Update

Warren Adams, Kim Beets, Erdem Dedebas, Patti Ensor, Todd Fegan, George Gulla, William Nara, John Pace, Sameh Shalaby, Michael Spada, John Tintinalli

Standards are the backbone of engineering and providing access to them is a core function of information professionals. This session is your opportunity to learn what is new in standards, straight from the source. Ask questions and provide feedback while standards development organizations (SDOs) are all in the same room! In this series of short talks, you will learn about the latest innovations from representatives of many SDOs and content providers.


From Streetcars to Bike Lanes to Autonomous Vehicles: the Past, Present, and Future of Transportation Equity (Request off-site location)

Rachel Cole, Sheryl Gross- Glaser, Chris Stocking

New technologies in transportation have the capacity to transform the shape of our cities and make them not only more accessible but also more equitable. What impacts have past and present policies and infrastructure technologies had on the inclusion of all communities? A panel discussion will examine these questions and discuss transportation and equity in the Cleveland area and more broadly.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Concurrent Sessions #4

Monday, June 17, 2019, 9:00am – 10:30am

Government Transportation Research Information Committee_Educational Session Meeting (request session before Transportation division no-host dinner)

David Martin, Mary Moulton, Samantha Strain, Wei Zakharov 

Join the Transportation Division attendees engage in a roundtable discussion on best practices, use of technology, and general information exchange regarding the unique challenges of transportation librarianship. Instructional presentations combined with audience participation and open floor conversations. This event is open to all information professionals including government, corporate and educational transportation libraries and resource centers, as well as students and librarians with an interest in transportation-related information.

Field Trip

Monday, June 17

11:00am – 12:30pm

Celebrate Women in Aerospace and Transportation at the Women's Air & Space Museum

Happy 60th Birthday Aerospace Section! Join us for a short field trip to nearby International Women’s Air and Space Museum at the Cleveland Airport. Sponsored by the Aerospace Section. Cosponsored by the Transportation Division.

Sponsored by Aerospace Section and Transportation and Engineering Divisions.