2015 UCCONNECT Student Conference to Be Held at UCSB from February 27 to March 1


The UCSB GeoTrans Student Union would like to invite you to the 2015 UCCONNECT Student Conference at the University of California, Santa Barbara from February 27th to March 1st! The conference co-chairs are Jay Lee and Adam Davis, and the rest of the organizing committee are Carlos Baez, Crystal Bae, Tim Niblett, Nate Isbell, Ted Isbell, and Elizabeth McBride. Their faculty advisor is Konstadinos Goulias who is also the Associate Director of UCTC and UCCONNECT.

Registration and Abstract submissions are now open! Attendance to the 2015 UCCONNECT conference requires registration. Please use this online interface to purchase for your registration and, if applicable, any conference extras that you wish to take part in. If you wish to pay by check, please visit this page for more information.

Students from within the UCCONNECT consortium who present at the conference will be reimbursed for costs. UCCONNECT will reimburse $75 per night of hotel stay up to two nights and $50 for travel. The conference organizers will reimburse the $65 registration fee after you present. If you wish to present at this conference, please submit an abstract and title on the Abstract Submissions page. More information about the conference can be found at .

UCCONNECT continues and builds upon the legacy strengths of the original Region 9 Center, UCTC, which has been housed at UC Berkeley since the inception of the UCTC program, and which has an impressive track record of contributions garnered through collaborative activities conducted across multiple university campuses, and in partnership with the California State DOT (Caltrans). The new Center continues in that collaborative tradition, but with a sharpened focus. More about the history of UCCONNECT can be found here.

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Save the Date! The 2015 UCCONNECT Student Conference will take place at the University of California Santa Barbara Campus, on February 27th, 28th and March 1st, 2015.

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Konstadinos (Kostas) Goulias is a professor of transportation in the Geography Department at the University of California Santa Barbara and co-director of the GeoTrans laboratory. He is also the Associate Director of UCTC and UCCONNECT

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Photo from the 2008 University Transportation Centers student conference at UCSB. Clockwise are: Dr. Pam Dalal, Professor Brian Taylor (UCLA), Dr. Shaunna Burbidge, Professor Betty Deakin (UCB), Professor Konstadinos Goulias (UCSB), Jared Beckman (co-chair of the 2008 conference), Professor Susan Handy (UCDavis), Professor Mei-Po Kwan (Mel Weber Memorial Lecturer now at Univ. of Illinois Urbana Champaign), and Dr. Kate Deutsch-Burgner (co-chair of the 2008 conference).