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April ITSO TransTalk

April 9, 2012

The next ITSO TransTalk will be held this coming Friday. Julia Silvis, a project manager at McKinsey and Company, will be presenting. Please see below for details.

What: ITSO TransTalk
When: Friday, April 13th
Presentation from 12:30-1:30 pm
Free pizza and pop at 12:20 pm
Where: CivE 210 on the U of M campus
No need to RSVP!

“Seniors, social networks and travel: Asking smart questions in transportation research or, things I wish someone had told me before I started writing a thesis proposal”

Julia Silvis graduated from University of California – Davis with a Ph.D. in Transportation, Technology and Policy. Her dissertation explored seniors’ travel behavior and social networks, with an emphasis on ride-sharing. While at Davis, she served on the city’s Bicycle Advisory Commission, which advised the mayor and city council on bicycling policy matters. Currently, she works as a project manager at McKinsey and Company, a consulting firm.

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