17th Annual Western States Forum


Front cover of 2022 Western States Forum brochure

June 14 - 16, 2022

Registration for the 2022 Forum is now open! Attendance is limited. Registration will close when the maximum number is reached or on May 13th, whichever comes first.

The Forum will be held in Yreka, California, at the Best Western Miner's Inn. Lodging information for the Forum can be found on the 2022 Forum Lodging page.

For maps and directions to the Forum or information about the many activities in the Yreka area, check out the links above.



Here are the invited presentations / demonstrations for the 2022 Forum:

  • Commodity Traffic Cameras as Cost-Effective Alternative to Traditional Sensing Hardware
    Dan Rossiter
    Southwest Research Institute

  • Controlled Helter-Skelter: A Tale of Chain Controls and Traffic Queuing
    Keith Koeppen
    Caltrans District 2

  • Evaluation of Road Weather Messages on DMS using Roadside Pavement Sensors
    Skylar Knickerbocker
    Iowa State University

  • Next Generation Work Zone Data Integration and Dissemination – Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDx) Development from Planning to Operations
    Justin Belk, Joshua Hudson
    Washington State Department of Transportation

  • OptaSense – A New Way to Make it Count
    Eric MacGill
    Nevada Department of Transportation

  • The Nevada TSMO Program – A Modern Approach to Solving Old Problems
    LaShonn Ford
    Nevada Department of Transportation

  • UDOT's Region Four Intersection Conflict Warning System Phase 2
    Troy Torgersen, Graig Ogden
    Utah Department of Transportation

  • UDOT’s Region Four Variable Speed Limit (VSL) I-15 Corridor in Rural Utah
    Troy Torgersen, Graig Ogden, Cody Opperman
    Utah Department of Transportation