BACK IN PERSON TO SHARE HASTUS SKILLS & EXPERTISE


It’s time to bring HASTUS users from around the world together again. Time to connect with each other, keep up with industry trends, and learn what’s new in HASTUS.

Join us in Pittsburgh on Sept. 28–30. We can’t wait to see you!

WHY ATTEND

DEEPEN YOUR HASTUS EXPERTISE

Discover & exchange best practices & network with HASTUS experts

SEE THE LATEST HASTUS INNOVATIONS

Explore how HASTUS innovations are responding to industry trends

CATCH UP WITH THE HASTUS COMMUNITY

Learn from other agencies’ real-life achievements & challenges

Themes


Six themes help you focus on what matters most to you at HASTUS International User Group 2022: Interdisciplinary, Planning, Scheduling, Operations, Rail, and Technology & Tools. What can you expect from each theme’s sessions? Read on!

Preliminary program at a glance

We’re lining up a broad range of sessions with presentations by experts from GIRO and agencies like yours. Whatever your level of HASTUS expertise, you’re sure to find plenty to interest you.

Wednesday 28

(G.1) Words of welcome, presentations by clients, & what's new at GIRO

(O.1) Navigating smoothly through the day of operations with DispatchAssistant
(S.1) Creating, analyzing & comparing multiple vehicle- & crew-schedule options
(T.1) Adopting DevOps for faster deliveries & upgrades – Part I

LUNCH

(G.2) AI & HASTUS algorithms
(S.2) Taking detours in your stride
(O.2/R.1) Web bidding: how to get union buy-in

(G.3)
E-bus challenges & opportunities
(R.2) Coping with timetable changes, scheduled or not
(E.1) Configuring preset environments & building powerful attributes, statistics & object group builders

(G.4)
Meet & greet

COCKTAIL

Thursday 29

(P.1) Quickly evaluating a project with NetPlan
(O.3) Next-generation mixed-fleet yard management
(E.2) Cool tools in HASTUS? It's time to get to know them!

(S.3) Writing rules that mean what you want... & making sure they're OK before hitting "Optimize"!
(O.4) Bidding/picking: how BidWeb handles all your processes
(P.2) Respecting the spirit of Title 6 & social justice
(T.2) Adopting DevOps for faster deliveries & upgrades – Part II
 
LUNCH

(R.3) Discussing the latest trends in rail
(P.3/S.4) Transitioning from planning to scheduling
(G.5) Coping with the workforce shortage

(S.5) Scheduling strategies to handle frequent service changes & operator shortages
(R.4) Using the power of algorithms to meet fluctuating demand
(P.4) NetPlan in action: agencies share their experiences
(O.5) New features & innovative approaches for the whole driver-assignment cycle

(S.6) Poor on-time performance: where is my problem?
(O.6) Improving workforce management thanks to absenteeism data
(G.6) Lessons learned from fast-track projects & iterative deliveries

BANQUET

Friday 30

(V.1) Technical visit (all morning)

(O.7)
Interactive tools to involve drivers in operations management
(P.5) How to evaluate & communicate the impacts of a project on riders
(S.7) Scheduling for e-buses

(E.3) Combining your OIG & Excel skills to create insightful reports
(G.7) What's coming up in HASTUS

LUNCH

(G.8) Closing remarks & plenary session

Registration information

User Group attendance

Early-bird rate: US$875 – paid by July 21

Standard rate: US$995 – after July 21

Rates include User Group attendance, lunch from Wednesday to Friday and the cocktails and banquet

Hotel booking

The Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown is the HASTUS International User Group hotel. The hotel has set aside a block of rooms at special conference rates. As space is limited, please reserve your hotel room as soon as possible.

Standard room (single or double occ.): US$159
Full American breakfast: US$36/person
Prices above do not include taxes nor service.

What past attendees say

A first-class event. Extremely well organized – lots of useful information and opportunity to network with fellow users.
I learned about several features I believe will make our work more efficient. I always take full advantage of this conference opportunity to learn from other agencies' experiences.

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