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November 2002

The following events provide opportunities to learn more about products and technologies for accelerating infrastructure innovations.

2002 FHWA Steel Bridge Conference for the Western United States

December 12-13, 2002, Salt Lake City, UT

The conference will focus on design, fabrication, construction, and research issues related to steel bridges.

Contact: Atorod Azizinamini at the National Bridge Research Organization, 402-472-3462 (fax: 402-472-6658; email: nabro@unlnotes.unl.edu).

Transportation Research Board (TRB) 82nd Annual Meeting

January 12-16, 2003, Washington, DC

Nearly 9,000 transportation professionals from around the world will gather at the meeting to share their knowledge and perspectives on current developments in transportation research, policy, and practice.

Contact: For registration information, visit the TRB Annual Meeting Web site at TRB.org/trb/meeting.

Southeast Concrete Alliance Network Forum

February 25-26, 2003, Raleigh, NC

The forum will feature a range of technical concrete paving topics, such as early age cracking, high-volume reconstruction, maturity, and roller compacted concrete. Indoor exhibits and outdoor demonstrations of the latest concrete testing equipment will also be featured.

Contact: Angel Correa at FHWA, 404-562-3907 (email: angel.correa@fhwa.dot.gov) or James Scapellato at the American Concrete Pavement Association, 843-557-0122 (email: scap@awod.com).

Asphalt Pavement Conference: Superpave 2003

March 17-19, 2003, Nashville, TN

This conference is being held in conjunction with the World of Asphalt 2003. Attendees will focus on the Superpave system's evolution and improvement over the last decade, as well as what the future holds. Conference topics include mix design and performance testing, construction applications, and performance-related specifications.

Contact: World of Asphalt Management Office at 800-355-6635 (fax: 800-979-3365; email: info@worldofasphalt.com).

World of Asphalt 2003

March 17-20, 2003, Nashville, TN

The conference will feature educational sessions, outdoor demonstrations, and indoor exhibits showcasing the latest asphalt-related equipment, products, and services. Sponsors include the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, FHWA, TRB, National Asphalt Pavement Association, and National Association of County Engineers. More than 150 exhibitors will also participate in the conference.

Contact: World of Asphalt Management Office at 800-355-6635 (fax: 800-979-3365; email: info@worldofasphalt.com).

Ninth International Bridge Management Conference

April 28-30, 2003, Orlando, FL

The conference is being sponsored by the TRB Committee on Bridge Management Systems, in cooperation with FHWA. The event will provide a forum for the exchange of information on all aspects of highway bridge management.

Contact: Frank Lisle at TRB, 202-334-2950 (fax: 202-334-2003; email: flisle@nas.edu).

2003 International Bridge Conference

June 9-11, 2003, Pittsburgh, PA

Conference topics range from bridge maintenance programs to innovative design concepts and rapid construction.

Contact: Engineers Society of Western Pennsylvania, 412-261-0710 (fax: 412-261-1606; email: conf@eswp.com).

2003 AASHTO Value Engineering Conference

July 15-18, 2003, Tampa, FL

This one-stop source of information will cover the transportation industry's best practices for value engineering.

Contact: Kurt Lieblong at the Florida Department of Transportation (DOT), 850-414-4787 (fax: 850-414-4796; email: kurt.lieblong@dot.state.fl.us) or Ellen Sliger at Florida DOT, 850-414-4795 (fax: 850-414-4796; email: ellen.sliger@dot.state.fl.us). Information is also available at the conference Web site (www11.myflorida.com/qualityinitiativesoffice/projectmgmt/value.htm).

Asphalt Rubber 2003

December 2-4, 2003, Brasilia, Brazil

The conference will cover such topics as asphalt rubber binder properties, hot-mix properties, design guidelines, recycling, and performance modeling.

Contact: Consulpav International at ar2003@consulpav.com; Web: www.consulpav.com/ar2003.

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