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Model Task Force 2023 Open for Registration

Please join us for the 2023 Florida Model Task Force meeting on November 7-8, 2023, in Orlando at the Embassy Suites Hotel Orlando-International Drive/ICON Park on Jamaican Court. To give us time to plan accommodations and print name badges, please register your attendance before October 31 at: There is no registration fee. Please note that Model Task Force committees will also meet the morning of November 9. The full MTF meeting begins November 7 at 1:30 PM.
The Model Task Force brings together travel demand modelers and other transportation professionals to exchange ideas that advance transportation data forecasting, including travel demand modeling. The agenda will include:

  • FDOT Keynote
  • MPO Perspectives: Hot Topics for Data-Driven Decisions
  • The Art of the Practice: A Showcase
  • Workforce Development: Students and Young Professionals
  • Model Task Force: A Lookback
  • Model Task Force: A Path Forward
  • Committee meetings (11/9)

The Art of the Practice: A Showcase is an opportunity for you or your organizations to highlight practices that further the future of transportation data forecasting and modeling. We are specifically interested in practices, projects, or tools that demonstrate advancements in:

  • Relevancy & timeliness. This may include new uses for travel demand models, new modeling methodologies or topics, other forecasting methodologies or projects, use of new data sources, and forecasting/models for different timeframes or that shorten response time.
  • Accessibility. This may include new user interfaces, new visualization or other outputs, successful communication practices across jurisdictions or for public/elected official engagement or reporting.
  • Consistency & efficiency: This may include collaboration between jurisdictions to align models or modeling outputs, use of shared or normalized data sources, and onboarding or training practices.

We have time for up to eight 15-minute presentations. Please submit your interest in presenting to no later than September 8, 2023. In your request, please include:

  • The name(s) of presenter(s)
  • A presentation title
  • One paragraph describing the presentation
  • Related links or attachments

Please use the link below to reserve your hotel room. Please note that the hotel room block closes October 8, 2023.
Hotel: Embassy Suites Hotel Orlando International Drive/ICON Park
Booking Link: MTF Room Reservation (Change arrival/departure dates as needed.)
By Phone: 1-800-871-5831
Special Group Rate: $145/night if reserved by Oct 8
Hotel Cancellation Policy: 72 hours prior to arrival

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