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Please join us for 2015 Cameron Rian Hays Outside the Box Transportation Innovations Conference

Please join us for the 2015 Cameron Rian Hays Outside the Box Transportation Innovations Conference

The leading public transportation ideas competition
May 21, 2015 | Arlington, VA

Thursday, May 21, 2015
1:00pm-4:30pm
Founder’s Hall, George Mason University
3251 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 993-2280

Conference Schedule:

1:00-1:15pm      
Opening Remarks & Introductions

  • Brian Hays, father of Cameron Rian Hays and serial entrepreneur
  • Dean Mark Rozell, GMU School of Policy, Government and International Affairs
  • Professor Jonathan Gifford, Director, GMU Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy

1:15-1:45pm
Submission #1 Presentation – 10 minutes and Q & A 15-20 minutes

1:45-2:15pm
Submission #2 Presentation – 10 minutes and Q & A 15-20 minutes

2:15-2:45pm
Submission #3 Presentation – 10 minutes and Q & A 15-20 minutes

2:45-3:30pm
Keynote Speaker Gabe Klein, SVP at Fontinalis Partners, Advisor to Hitch, Bridj, Transit Screen

3:30-3:45pm
Announcement of 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Winners by Blue Ribbon Panel Judges

2015 Blue Ribbon Panel Judges

  • Hooks Johnson, Partner, Valhalla Partners, venture capital investor
  • John G. Milliken, Esq. Partner, Venable LLP, Director of VA Port Authority
  • Neil Perdersen, Executive Director, Transportation Research Board

3:45-4:30pm
Networking Reception with winners

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The Cameron Rian Hays Transportation Innovations Conference hosted by George Mason University School of Public Policy (and sponsors), seeks to support innovative and “outside the box” solutions to challenges in transportation. The conference coincides with the Cameron Rian Hays Competition and serves as a platform for spotlighting transportation innovation, particularly as developed by students and young professionals. It will consider the complex and diverse challenges and solutions facing transportation initiatives in the public and private sectors.

This competition and conference, a memorial tribute, has been made possible through the generosity of the family of Cameron Rian Hays, an “outside the box” thinking Master’s graduate of the George Mason University School of Public Policy.

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