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U.S. Department of Transportation
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|Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations|
Publication Number: FHWA-RD-00-061
Date: September 2000
The following events provide opportunities to learn more about Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) products and technologies, as well as other technologies for building better, safer roads.
Fifth Annual AASHTO Lead States Workshop
September 17-19, 2000, St. Louis, MO
The final Lead States Workshop will provide an official wrap-up for members of the seven teams. The team members will also discuss their transition plans for shifting responsibilities to the appropriate AASHTO subcommittees.
Contact: Haleem Tahir at AASHTO, 301-975-5275 (fax: 301-330-1956; email: email@example.com).
International Symposium on High-Performance Concrete
September 25-27, 2000, Orlando, FL
The symposium will address the research, design, construction, performance, and benefits of high-performance concrete. It is being held in conjunction with the 46th annual Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Annual Convention and Exposition.
Contact: Terry Halkyard at FHWA, 202-366-6765 (fax: 202-366-3077; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Partnerships for Sustainability:A New Approach to HighwayMaterials
October 9, 2000, Houston, TX
The goal of this workshop is to apply sustainability principles to the use of highway materials. Speakers from various European countries will discuss their solutions to the environmental, economic, and engineering barriers that prevent the use of recycled materials in highway construction.
Contact: Katherine Holtz at 512-467-5998 (fax: 512-302-2215; email: email@example.com; Web: www.rmrc.unh.edu/).
Northeast Asphalt User Producer Group Annual Meeting
October 25-26, 2000, Portland, ME
Contact: Jim Dunne, 410-859-4564 (fax: 410-859-4565; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Asphalt Rubber 2000: The Pavement Material of the 21st Century
November 14-17, 2000, Vilamoura, Portugal
The conference will feature sessions on such topics as asphalt rubber binder design, pavement performance, and recycling.
Contact: Dick Stubstad at Consulpav, 805-649-1111 (fax: 805-649-2133; email: email@example.com; Web: www.consulpav.com/AR2000/).
Eighth Annual United States Hot-Mix Asphalt Conference
November 15-17, 2000, Cincinnati, OH
Sponsored by the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA), State asphalt pavement associations, and the Asphalt Institute, the conference is designed for paving professionals in both the public and private sectors. This year's conference will focus on innovative contracting practices that provide incentives to build better pavements faster in order to increase customer satisfaction. Conference cosponsors include the Federal Highway Administration, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, National Association of County Engineers, and Ohio Department of Transportation.
Contact: Carol Prouty at NAPA, 301-731-4748 (fax: 301-731-4621; email: carol @hotmix.org; Web: www.hotmix.org/2000hmaconf/index.htm).
Asphalt Technology 2000
December 10-13, 2000, Austin, TX
The conference is designed to provide a forum for transportation professionals and industry representatives to share information on practical engineering solutions to pavement problems. Topics covered will include specifications, pavement maintenance, and state-of-the-art technology.
Contact: Sharon Campos at the University of Texas at Austin, 512-471-3396 (fax: 512-471-0831; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Eightieth Annual Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
January 7-11, 2001, Washington, DC
Contact: Transportation Research Board at 202-334-2934 (Web: www.nationalacademies.org/trb/).
North Central Asphalt User Producer Group Annual Meeting
January 16-18, 2001, Indianapolis, IN
Contact: The North Central Superpave Center at 765-463-2317.
Fourth Annual Asphalt Conference & Expo
March 11-14, 2001, Atlanta, GA
Conference topics will include work zone safety, quality control/quality assurance, choosing the right aggregate, and recycling and reclaiming. The conference will also feature outdoor repaving and reclamation demonstrations.
Contact: Wendy Cantwell at 816-246-7711 (fax: 816-254-7446).
Seventh International Conference on Concrete Pavements
September 9-13, 2001, Orlando, FL
Designed for pavement and geotechnical engineering professionals, the conference's focus is on using concrete to develop long-lasting pavement solutions for the 21st century. The event will highlight new technologies related to the design, construction, and rehabilitation of various types of concrete pavements. Another highlight will be a day of workshops and technical sessions on "Formulating the Long Range Research Needs for PCC Pavements." In addition, an exhibit hall will showcase new products and services.
Contact: Shiraz Tayabji at Construction Technology Laboratories, Inc., 410-997-0400 (fax: 410-997-8480; email: email@example.com; Web: iscp.tamu.edu/).