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Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-RD-00-058
Date: May 2000

Highway Technology Calendar

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.

Pacific Northwest Snowfighters Snow Conference 2000

June 12-14, 2000, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

The conference will feature 26 sessions highlighting the most current research in winter road maintenance. Topics include "A Guide to Proactive Snow and Ice Control Operation," "Liquid Deicers and the Environment," and the "Automated Bridge Deicer Program." The conference is sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Snowfighters, a consortium formed by Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, and British Columbia to develop specifications for chemicals related to snow and ice control.

Contact: Eventful Consulting Group at 604-871-0912 (toll free: 877-223-1134; Web: http://www.eventfulconsulting.com/pns/).

Designing Concrete for the 21st Century

June 15, 2000, Atlanta, GA

Sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Concrete Institute, and American Public Works Association, this seminar is designed to help engineers make the best use of materials and construction methods to extend concrete durability and reduce life-cycle costs.

Contact: ASCE at 703-295-6300 (toll free: 800-548-2723; fax: 703-295-6144; email: conted@asce.org).

International Symposium and Innovative Technology Tradeshow 2000: Moving Innovation into Practice for a Sustainable Future

August 14-17, 2000, Washington, DC

This symposium on the design and construction technology of the future will include a special track on transportation infrastructure and public works.

Contact: CERF, 202-842-0555 (fax: 202-789-2943; email: 2000@cerf.org; Web: http://www.cerf.org).

Fifth Annual Eastern Winter Road Maintenance Symposium and Equipment Expo

September 6-7, 2000, Roanoke, VA

The symposium and equipment expo will coincide with the Transportation Research Board's "Fifth International Symposium on Snow Removal and Ice Control Technology," which is scheduled for September 3-8, 2000.

Contact: Deborah Vocke at FHWA, 410-962-3744 (fax: 410-962-3655; email: deborah.vocke@fhwa.dot.gov).

Fifth Annual 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: haleem.tahir@nist.gov).

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: terry.halkyard@fhwa.dot.gov).

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: stubstad@aol.com; Web: http://www.consulpav.com/AR2000/).

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: scampos@mail.utexas.edu).

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