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Posted on October 3, 2019

Tech Savvy Sign Regulations


Thank you for all who attended ISA's presentation on "Tech Savvy Sign Regulations" at the 2019 Upper Midwest Conference in Eau Claire, WI on October 4, 2019!

This interactive and informative session provided the best practices on regulating electronic message centers. Attendees also learned about how smart cities and smart signs are intersecting and how to deal with this new technology. Speakers included James Carpentier AICP, International Sign Association, and David Bittenbender, Vantage LED.

For those who attended this presentation and would like to download copies of the slides, please enter your email to download each of the following:
James Tech Savvy Cover James Carpentier
Presentation Slide Deck from “Tech Savvy Sign Regulations”
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Presentation Slide Deck from “Tech Savvy Sign Regulations”

 

 

Topics: EMC, Sign Regulations

Free resources

  • Night-time Brightness Level Recommendations for On-Premise Electronic Message Centers
  • Statistical Analysis of the Relationship Between On-Premise Digital Signage and Traffic Safety
  • Executive Summary: Digital Signage and Traffic Safety
  • Finding Common Ground: Answers to Common Questions about Electronic Message Centers (EMCs)
  • Differences between On-Premise and Off-Premise Signs
  • Video Examples of EMC Hold Times
  • Model Sign Code: A Framework for On-Premise Sign Regulations
  • An Evidence Based Model Sign Code
  • Signs and Federal Laws of Protection
  • Building Stronger Communities: Working Together to Create Reasonable Sign Codes
  • Urban Wayfinding Planning and Implementation Manual
  • Best Practices in Regulating Temporary Signs
  • The State of Sign Codes after Reed v. Town of Gilbert
  • The Economic Value of On-Premise Signage (1997, San Diego)
  • The Economic Value of On-Premise Signage (2012, Cincinnati)
  • Signs and the Downtown Experience
  • Executive Summary: The Economic Value of On-Premise Signage
  • Executive Summary: Signs and the Downtown Experience
ISA Planning for Sign Code SuccessTM
David Hickey, VP Advocacy

David Hickey
VP, Advocacy
david.hickey@signs.org

James Carpentier, AICP

James Carpentier, AICP
Director, State & Local Goverment
james.carpentier@signs.org

Kenny Peskin

Kenny Peskin
Director, Industry Programs
kenny.peskin@signs.org | @signcodeguy

 

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