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vi I N N O VAT I O N S I N T R AV E L D E M A N D M O D E L I N G , V O L U M E 1 CONFERENCE FORMAT Volume 2: Papers The conference opened with two workshops: Innova- This volume contains 31 full papers from the breakout tions in Practice and FTA Findings for Meaningful Fore- sessions. casts. Two plenary sessions at the beginning of the conference framed the underlying policy issues that drive model development and the issues associated with mov- PEER REVIEW PROCESS AND ing innovative modeling techniques into practice. Fol- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS lowing these plenary sessions, 11 breakout sessions were held. These sessions were largely based on the papers, Of the more than 65 full papers (of five to six pages) although several presentations not based on papers were that were initially received in response to the call for included when the committee felt that additional infor- papers, the committee selected 31 for conference pre- mation was required to cover a topic. The breakout ses- sentation. Breakout session moderators provided review sions were designed to allow for lively discussion. A final comments and worked with the authors to make plenary session focused on the institutional issues that improvements to the papers. After the conference, must be faced to move research into practice. authors submitted their final papers, updated on the basis of the comments received and discussion held at the conference. CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS FORMAT The conference planning committee wishes to thank the TRB Transportation Demand Forecasting Volume 1: Session Summaries Committee, the Traveler Behavior and Values Com- mittee, the Travel Survey Committee, and the Mov- Volume 1 contains summaries of the plenary and breakout ing Activity-Based Modeling into Practice Task sessions. The conference summary was prepared by Force. The leadership and members of these commit- Katherine F. Turnbull, Texas Transportation Institute. The tees and task force were important contributors to appendix contains a list of all conference participants. the conference.