Training Class
Planning Data Summit
Date/TimeFeb 06 - Feb 07
8:30am - 4:30pm
BP Energy Center
1014 Energy Ct, Anchorage, AK 99508

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** This summit is designed for Alaska DOT&PF stewards, custodians, owners and users of data.Alaskan Rural or Regional Planning Offices (RPO) and Municipal Planning Offices (MPO) are welcome to join. 

Registration DeadlineJan 27
Class Size135
StatusSeats available
Seat Availability
5 seats available for State (DOT)
2 seats available for Other
Instructors(Instructors not assigned.)

Topics covered include Performance Based Planning & Programming, Transportation plans, data analysis/science, data visualization, GIS tools, project selection criteria, department data needs & challenges.

This event will be two full days and the general focus is on DOT&PF data topics.  

Day 1 - You will learn from experts in the field of data, data analysis, data science & data visualization, and how data informs decision-making. You will also learn about what data is available and receive some training on GIS Tools, and other key applications.

Day 2 - You will be part of brainstorming sessions to address our data needs, data challenges & gaps, and how we can resolve those challenges. We'll also have a professional panel on the future of data in our department and with our federal partners. 

Please visit the Planning Data Summit 2023 || Alaska DOT&PF page for more information.

Objectives / Topics

The goals of the summit are to:

  • increase the awareness and value of quality data
  • provide some training on data access and use
  • brainstorm and share ideas on how to improve the access to quality data
  • hear about best data practices from professionals in other state DOTs, FHWA, and private firms
  • learn about our department's transportation plans & programs and how data supports them
  • learn about the department's shift to performance-based planning & programming
Target Audience

The intended audience is AKDOT&PF and Local/Regional Planning Organizations ONLY

We have invited some federal partners, State DOT representatives from outside Alaska, and professional data consultants to present and participate in our discussions.

Dimond Center Hotel Room Block - Planning Data Summit 2023 info

  • Group Direct Booking Link - No login/Attendee Code needed: Reservation URL: 
  • Call the hotel directly 907-770-5000 – mention you are part of the DOT group block 

Questions?  Email 

Additional Information

This will be an engaging conference. Please plan to be fully engaged into break-out group discussions, sharing your data experiences and needs, and helping to plan our future around data. 

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