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Federal Highway Administration / Publications / Focus / October 2001

Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-RD-01-068
Date: October 2001

Highway Technology Calendar

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

National Pavement Preservation Forum II: Protecting Our Investment

November 6-8, 2001, San Diego, CA

The conference will feature breakout sessions on such topics as innovative materials, fast track projects, long-term maintenance, and performance specifications.

Contact: The Foundation for Pavement Preservation at 703-533-0251 (fax: 703-241-5603; Web: www.fp2.org/).

Pavement Preservation Workshop: Sharing Practical Applications for State and Local Agencies

November 8-9, 2001, San Diego, CA

The workshop will bring together champions and practitioners of pavement preservation to share their experiences.

Contact: Lita Davis, San Diego Department of Public Works, 858-874-4067 (fax: 858-874-4028; email: cdavispw@co.san-diego.ca.us).

Beneficial Use of Recycled Materials in Transportation Applications Conference

November 13-15, 2001, Washington, DC

The conference will bring together experts from North America, South America, Europe, and Asia to address the use of recycled materials generated from transportation, industrial, municipal, and mining processes in transportation applications.

Contact: The Recycled Materials Resource Center at 603-862-4704 (fax: 603-862-3957; email: rmrc@rmrc.unh.edu).

Asphalt Pavement Conference

November 14-16, 2001, Austin, TX

Presented by the Asphalt Alliance, the conference's theme is "A Lifetime of Smooth Performance."

Contact: Carol Prouty at the Asphalt Pavement Alliance, 888-468-6499 (fax: 301-731-4621; email: meetings@AsphaltAlliance.com).

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: btemplenphq@aol.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: roemer.alfelor@fhwa.dot.gov).

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) pavement in the United States. The workshop is sponsored by FHWA, the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA), Virginia Department of Transportation, Asphalt Pavement Alliance, State asphalt pavement associations, and the International Society for Asphalt Pavements.

Contact: John Bukowski at FHWA, 202-366-1287 (email: john.bukowski@fhwa.dot.gov) or Gloria Burke at Maryland SHA, 800-477-7453 (email: gburke@sha.state.md.us).

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: samir.shoukry@mail.wvu.edu; 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: icar@mail.ce.utexas.edu; Web: www.ce.utexas.edu/org/icar).

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