The ITE Student Leadership Summit originated in the ITE Western District in 2014 at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. The summits are entirely planned by students, for students. Through the promotion of leadership and professional development, these events aim to guide future transportation professionals. Approximately 100 students, both undergraduate and graduate, typically attend the two day event. In addition, ITE’s professional members typically provide support through sponsorships and participation in the summit’s program.

Upcoming Student Leadership Summit Locations


Host: ITE at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Location: Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

When: Friday, February 2nd – Sunday, February 4th

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Past Student Leadership Summit Locations

Year Location Host School Chair(s)
2023 Los Angeles, California USC/Cal State Fullerton/UC Irvine James Huang, Abril Herrera, Joseph Faria-Poynter
2022 Virtual Event San Jose State University Misael Millan
2021 Virtual Event Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Meredith Milam, Bryant Lee
2020 Los Angeles, California USC/UCLA Joceline Suhaimi
2019 Berkeley, California University of California, Berkeley Marissa Milam
2018 Corvallis, Oregon Oregon State University Kayla Fleskes
2017 Fullerton, California California State University, Fullerton Emilio Murga
2016 Pomona, California Cal Poly, Pomona Nigel Antony, Mario Garcia-Gillespie
2015 Sacramento, California California State University, Sacramento Reaa Ali
2014 San Luis Obispo, California Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Kaylinn Pell