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Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-RD-01-067
Date: September 2001

Highway Technology Calendar

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

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.

Contact: Shiraz Tayabji at Construction Technology Laboratories, Inc., 410-997-0400 (fax: 410-997-8480; email: stayabji@ctlgroup.com; Web: iscp.tamu.edu).

Fourth National Transportation Asset Management Workshop: Taking the Next Step in Asset Management

September 23-25, 2001, Madison, WI

The workshop will cover such topics as planning and implementing asset management methods, leveraging resources, and establishing goals and performance measures. The workshop is open to county and municipal government officials, consultants, academics, transit agency professionals, and State highway agency and FHWA personnel.

Contact: To register, call 608-262-1299 (toll free: 800-462-0876; fax: 800-442-4214; Web: www.mrutc.org/workshop).

Innovative Contracting Conference

November 4-6, 2001, Norfolk, VA

Conference topics will include a national overview of innovative contracting practices, nontraditional contracting practices in the building industry, and public/private partnerships.

Contact: For registration information, contact Carolyn Goodman at the Virginia Transportation Research Council, 804-293-1902. For information on the conference agenda, contact Gerald Yakowenko at FHWA, 202-366-1562 (fax: 202-366-3988; email: Gerald.yakowenko@fhwa.dot.gov).

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).

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. Event sponsors include the University of New Hampshire's Recycled Materials Resource Center, FHWA, National Asphalt Pavement Association, National Association of Counties, and the Asphalt Recycling and Reclaiming Association.

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." The conference is designed for paving professionals in both the public and private sectors.

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

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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