RTA May 2018 Summit Series:
Accelerating mobility innovations amidst growth and uncertainty
May 1, 2, 3, 2018
3 pm – 4:30 pm 

The RTA May 2018 Summit Series was an interactive, three-day, tactical and strategic conversation led by the regional business community of potential mobility innovations and options, given the current and potential policy and funding landscape in our market and across our state and nation, and amidst the rapid rate of technology change.

Speakers included business leaders from across the Triangle spearheading key transportation focus areas as lead RTA volunteers. See the full list below.

@RTATriangle, #RTASummitSeries



See a few photos from the series in the slideshow below.

Session dates and locations

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 – American Underground @ATC, Downtown Durham*
Hosted by Capitol Broadcasting Co.
318 Blackwell St., Durham 27701
Live stream available via @WRALTechWire

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 – Citrix, Downtown Raleigh
120 S West St., Raleigh 27603 

Thursday, May 3, 2018 – Fidelity Investments, RTP
100 New Milennium Way, RTP, 27709

All sessions 3 pm to 4:30 pm

Registration details

  • There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is required as space is limited at all venues
  • Each session date will have the same agenda, so attendees may RSVP and attend any session

Sponsor the series

  • $999 for all three sessions — click here for sponsorship details

Questions? Contact Natalie Griffith at 919.664.7062 or natalie@letsgetmoving.org


Series speaker line-up*:

List of speakers:

  • Richard AdamsKimley-Horn, RTA transit vice chair
  • Jim Beley, The Umstead Hotel and Spa, RTA regional travel experience chair
  • Robert DoreaukAT&T North Carolina, RTA membership development chair
  • Adrianne ElderDuke Energy, RTA streets chair
  • Maeve Gardner, GlaxoSmithKline, RTA legislative and policy chair
  • Mary Heath, McAdams, RTA events chair
  • Jay Irby, First Citizens Bank, RTA rapid research chair
  • Brad Ives, UNC Chapel Hill, RTA transit chair
  • Mike Krannitz, Stewart, RTA legislative and policy vice chair
  • Brian Kubis, Citrix, RTA intercity higher speed rail vice chair
  • Pete Marino, Smith Anderson, RTA freeways chair
  • Keith McDonald, Credit Suisse, RTA rapid research vice chair
  • Bruce Sargent, IBM, RTA chair

* Each Summit Series session will feature 5 or more of the above speakers

RTA Major Investors

RTA Gold and Sustaining Gold* members

Logos shown at the bottom of this and every RTA webpage

Clark Nexsen
Duke Energy

EDGE5 — Wake County Economic Development Program

Fairway Outdoor Advertising

Forge Communications

Fred Smith Company

Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
IBM Corporation
Kane Realty Corporation

Red Hat, Inc.

Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina

RTA Silver Members 

RTA Bronze Members

Branch Banking & Trust Co.
Capitol Broadcasting Co., Inc.
Highwoods Properties Inc.
Ramey Kemp & Associates, Inc.
SAS Institute, Inc.
Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP
STV, Inc.
Summit Design and Engineering Services, PLLC
The Special Event Company
The Umstead Hotel & Spa
Wake Technical Community College
York Properties, Inc./McDonald-York Building Company

Event Sponsors of the RTA 2018 Summit Series

Cary Chamber of Commerce
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce
Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce
Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
Wetherill Engineering, Inc.


RTA 2018 Summit Series sponsorship information

Help show your support for the RTA and regional mobility by sponsoring the RTA 2018 Summit Series initiative.

See information below and call 919.664.7062 or email us with questions or to sign up.

Series Sponsor of RTA 2018 Summit Series – $999 investment
Features: company name displayed on all RTA 2018 Summit Series event signage and event agenda, name and verbal recognition at each event, name recognition in RTA promotional emails, name recognition on RTA series webpage

  • The Series sponsorship applies for all summit series sessions
  • Note:  RTA Gold, Silver, and Bronze memberships also include recognition and visibility benefits at all RTA events
  • RTA membership is not required to sponsor the RTA 2018 Summit Series
  • Call 919.664.7062 or email us with questions; you can submit payment online (note: online sponsorship coming soon)