- Briefing Room
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
|Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations|
Publication Number: FHWA-RD-02-004
Date: November 2001
The following events provide opportunities to learn more about products and technologies for accelerating infrastructure innovations.
The National Partnership for Highway Quality Award Seminar and Ceremony
November 29, 2001, Fort Worth, TX
The events will recognize those who have achieved continuous improvement in the quality of highways nationwide.
Contact: Bob Templeton at the National Partnership for Highway Quality, 512-301-9899 (email@example.com).
Data Integration Forum and Peer Exchange: Bringing Databases Together for Asset Management
December 12-13, 2001, Chicago, IL
The forum will feature presentations on a wide range of issues related to data integration and data sharing in support of comprehensive asset management.
Contact: Roemer Alfelor at FHWA, 202-366-9242 (fax: 202-366-9981; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Eleventh International Winter Road Congress
January 28-31, 2002, Sapporo, Japan
Sponsored by the World Road Association (PIARC), the Congress will feature the latest in winter road maintenance and related technologies.
Contact: For more information, send an email to email@example.com (Web: www.piarc-sapporo2002.road.or.jp/).
SMA in the USA Workshop
March 25-27, 2002, Frederick, MD
This workshop will provide the latest technical and performance updates on Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA) pavements in the United States. The workshop is sponsored by FHWA, the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA), Virginia Department of Transportation, Asphalt Pavement Alliance, International Society for Asphalt Pavements, and State asphalt pavement associations.
Contact: John Bukowski at FHWA, 202-366-1287 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) or Gloria Burke at Maryland SHA, 800-477-7453 (email: email@example.com).
Third International Symposium on 3D Finite Element for Pavement Analysis, Design, & Research
April 2-5, 2002, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The symposium will highlight new worldwide developments in the use of the 3D finite element method for investigating pavement structural problems.
Contact: Samir N. Shoukry at West Virginia University, 304-293-3111, ext. 2367 (fax: 304-293-6689; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: www.3dfem.org).
International Center for Aggregates Research (ICAR) 10th Annual Symposium
April 14-17, 2002, Baltimore, MD
The symposium will feature discussion on asphalt concrete, bases, and fines. The event is being cosponsored by the Aggregates Foundation for Technology, Research, and Education and the National Stone, Sand, and Gravel Association.
Contact: ICAR at 512-471-4498 (email: email@example.com; Web: www.ce.utexas.edu/org/icar).
Third National Seismic Conference and Workshop on Bridges and Highways
April 28-May 1, 2002, Portland, OR
The conference will feature the latest research and developments in seismic engineering for bridges, highway systems, and components. The event is being sponsored by the Oregon Department of Transportation (DOT), Washington State DOT, and FHWA.
Contact: For registration information, contact Michael Higgins at Pure Technologies, 410-309-7050 (fax: 410-309-7051; email: firstname.lastname@example.org). For information on conference content, contact Roland Nimis at FHWA, 415-744-2653 (fax: 415-744-2620; email: email@example.com). Information can also be found on the Web at mceer.buffalo.edu/.
Ninth International Conference on Asphalt Pavements
August 17-22, 2002, Copenhagen, Denmark
The conference will address research and practice for the design, construction, maintenance, and performance of asphalt pavements.
Contact: DIS Congress Service Copenhagen A/S at firstname.lastname@example.org (Web: www.asphalt.org/calendar/copenhagen2.html).