INIT User Group Meeting & ITCS Tech Talk

November 3-6, 2019 ­ Albany, NY

For more than 15 years, INIT’s User Conference has been the place to learn about innovative projects and trending technologies taking place in the North American public transit industry.

Save the DATE!

INIT and the Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) invite you to attend the 2019 North American User Group Conference & ITCS Tech Talk in beautiful downtown Albany, NY on November 3-6.

This year's User Group Meeting is designed to bring together  public transit partners and INIT experts for three days of trend-setting collaboration, product training, and innovative technology exchanges.

Mobility as a Service (MaaS), E-mobility, Open payment fare systems and Autonomous Vehicles (AV) are just a few of the sessions planned. Don't miss the opportunity to discuss these topics and others, share best practices and collaborate with industry experts and colleagues at this year's premiere event. 

Location: The Renaissance Albany Hotel, situated just steps from the Capital Complex in historic downtown Albany, will be the backdrop for the 2019 INIT User Group Meeting.

Registration will open soon.


Renaissance Albany: 144 State Street, Albany, NY 12207

INIT group rate: $189 USD per night

Reservation link coming soon

Why Attend?

  • Receive first-hand product training from INIT experts
  • Gain insight on trending technologies and innovative business processes
  • Collaborate with other industry professionals
  • Tour the CDTA Operations Center
  • Get answers to your questions through one-on-one meetings with INIT staff
  • Experience international networking opportunities

NEW! ITCS Tech Talk
November 6, 2019

Make plans to attend the ITCS Tech Talk where all things ITCS will be dissected in a half-day workshop on Wednesday, November 6 following the User Group Meeting.

Professional trainers, users and champions of the Intermodal Transport Control System will come together to share, collaborate and learn best practices. This is your opportunity to improve your skills and share your experiences with fellow transit colleagues.

Registration will open in March/April 2019.

Preliminary Schedule

Sunday, November 3
6 pm - 8 pm

Welcome Reception

Renaissance Albany Hotel

Monday, November 4
8 am - 1 pm

Integrated Technologies Panels

Renaissance Albany Hotel

Monday, November 4
2 pm - 5 pm

Tech Talk Roundtables

Renaissance Albany Hotel

Tuesday, November 5
8 am - 4 pm

Innovations Learning Zone &
Tech Tours

Renaissance &­ CDTA Operations Center

Wednesday, November 6
9 am - 12 pm

ITCS Tech Talks - INIT ITCS Working Group

Renaissance Albany Hotel

Innovation in Action

Mobility is constantly evolving. New technologies and business models appear every day. Public transit providers need a reliable technology partner with proven experience to help them navigate the future of mobility. See how INIT is leading the way. Watch the video. 

Ann Derby

Director of Marketing & Events