Please review the FAQs below and if you can't find the answer, please contact us!


Q: What's the difference between NTTC and NTTIC?

A: Entering its 21st year the National Tribal Transportation Conference (NTTC) is the premier event for tribal, federal, state and private transportation professionals and the only federally supported conference. Presented by the Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration’s Center for Local Aid Support, the NTTC features intense, interactive education tracks, a tour of the Tribal Transportation Assistance Program’s new Road Scholar facility, and an exhibitor showcase.

The National Transportation in Indian Country Conference (NTTIC) is an event organized by The Center for Tribal Transportation.


Q: What kind of educational opportunities are there at the conference?


A: This year's NTTC is built entirely around YOU, and how to provide you with the best resources to improve the transportation infrastructure on tribal. The conference will include both the high-level overview of issues important to you as well as specific knowledge-based best practices and concepts. The 2018 educational tracks include: Finance (NEW!), It's All About Gravel, Safety, Transit, and Grants. View the full list of conference sessions >


Q: What is the Technical Assistance Hub?

A: Participants will receive valuable technical assistance onsite from federal subject matter experts by visiting the Technical Assistance Hub. Stations include Safety, Planning & Procurement, Project Delivery, Asset & Data Management, Maintenance & Operations, and Tribal Transportation Program Training. 


Q: How do I meet with our federal partners?

A: Attendees can meet one-on-one with FHWA, the Tribal Technical Program (TTP), and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to discuss challenges and seek guidance on topics related to your program. Meeting requests can be made during registration.


Q: Is there a registration deadline?

A: No. Online registration is open up to, and through, the conference. Register today!


Q: Can we pay with purchase orders?

A: Yes, we accept purchase orders, credit cards, and checks. Start the registration process now!


Q: Are there discounted airfares and shuttle service to the hotel?

A: Yes, the NTTC has arranged discounted airfares with United and there is an airport shuttle available from the airport to Sheraton Oklahoma City for $15. View travel information >


Q: Are meals included in the conference fee?

A: Yes! The following meals are included: 

Tuesday, September 25: ​breakfast, ​snacks, ​lunch ​

Wednesday, September 26: ​breakfast, ​​snacks, ​lunch

Thursday, September 27: ​breakfast, ​snacks, ​lunch


Q: What is the "Road Scholar" event?

A: The conference features the Grand Opening of the TTAP National Road Scholar Certification Program Training Facility, which provides an excellent opportunity to tour the heavy equipment field course. Attendees may also participate in the Road Scholar Safety Certification Program. There are a limited number of spaces available and a passing score on a knowledge-based pre-assessment is a pre-requisite for attendance at these classes. Find more details here >


Q: Will transportation be provided to and from the Road Scholar facility?

A: Yes. Pickup will be at the Sheraton for the Grand Opening on Monday and daily for those taking the certification program.


Q: Is there an opportunity to present at the conference?

A: Yes! Share your success with peers from around the country who are facing the same challenges you face every day. It could be a simple story about how you improved your roadways for pedestrians or how you restored a historic bridge—to new techniques your maintenance crews have found beneficial. We’ll schedule time for you during the plenary sessions. To be considered for the program, please submit a title and short description of your success story. Great things are happening on Tribal land—share what you’ve learned and how you found success! Send your stories to lee.arevian@tbgevents.com.