Event Overview

The AMPO Annual Conference is the premier event for MPOs to learn and network. This year we are hopeful to be together in Scottsdale, Arizona the week of October 4-8, 2021. Please check back for updates. We will regularly update our website as we continue to monitor the developments of the COVID-19 pandemic and our ability to travel and host in-person events. From the stirring beauty of the lush Sonoran Desert to scenic waterways, Scottsdale is bursting with adventure and beauty at every turn. We hope to welcome you to Scottsdale soon!

Event registration is not open at this time.


Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort
5001 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85250

The Scottsdale resort is less than a mile from Old Town Scottsdale, home to the Arts District, Entertainment District, the waterfront, and Fashion Square. They are five minutes from Scottsdale Stadium and downtown Phoenix is 12 miles away. Relax by the two heated outdoor pools or enjoy the fitness center. The Granada Bar & Grill is an urban American concept with a contemporary, yet comfortable environment. Enjoy the newly remodeled dining room or take a seat at the redesigned lounge and watch a sporting event. Savor one of our starters paired with a refreshing cocktail and then continue the evening with one of our classic dishes.

Booking information will follow.


The agenda sessions/breakouts and support details will be available for download as we get closer to the event.

All presentations will be archived on the site following the event session. Please click the link below to view archived event presentations.


Event Speaker Bios
AMPO enlists numerous industry experts and specialists to discuss the latest industry trends and insights. As we get closer to AMPO’s 2021 Annual Conference, we will provide a list of bios and speakers who are presenting this year. Stay tuned.

Call for Proposals

  • SUBMISSION DEADLINE: More information soon.
  • CONFERENCE DATES: October 4, 2021 – October 10, 2021
Call for Proposals

ABOUT: The AMPO Annual Conference brings together Policy Board members, Executive Directors, technical staff, federal and state employees, and consultants to share information on a variety of MPO issues.

Our Call for Proposals will open soon and we look forward to developing a vibrant program, impactful networking, and opportunities to reflect and connect over the emerging and salient topics affecting the MPO community. We remain hopeful to provide an in-person event which will include our regular offerings and opportunities for engagement, including AICP certification sessions, breakouts, keynote, and space to connect with colleagues, federal partners, and sponsors.

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION: Information will be provided soon.