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Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-RD-03-015
Date: March 2003

Highway Technology Calendar

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

Asphalt Pavement Conference: Superpave 2003

March 17-19, 2003, Nashville, TN

The 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.

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 (AASHTO), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Transportation Research Board (TRB), and the National Asphalt Pavement Association.

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

2002 Pavement Design Guide and Traffic Data Workshop

March 25-26, 2003, Las Vegas, NV

Sponsored by FHWA's Midwestern and Western Resource Centers, the workshop will discuss issues and challenges in implementing the 2002 Pavement Design Guide and the 2001 Traffic Monitoring Guide.

Contact: Byron Low at FHWA, 708-283-3536 (email: byron.low@fhwa.dot.gov), or Lorrie Lau at FHWA, 415-744-2628 (email: lorrie.lau@fhwa.dot.gov).

2003 Design-Build Transportation Conference

April 2-4, 2003, Marina del Rey, CA

The conference will focus on current design-build issues, best practices, and challenges facing owners and practitioners in the design-build industry. The event is sponsored by the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA), AASHTO, FHWA, and the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Contact: DBIA at 202-682-0110 (Web: www.dbia.org).

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).

National Conference: Best Practices, Care, and Repair of Covered Bridges

June 5-7, 2003, Burlington, VT

The conference will feature separate tracks for engineers and architects; contractors and others responsible for the repair and maintenance of covered bridges; and municipal officials, State transportation staff, and other stewards of covered bridges.

Contact: Judy L. Hayward at Preservation Education Institute, 802-674-6752 (email: coveredbridges@uvm.edu).

SAVE International Conference

June 7-11, 2003, Scottsdale, AZ

SAVE is devoted to the advancement of value methodology, including techniques used in value engineering and value analysis. Its 43rd annual conference will focus on global leadership through value enhancement.

Contact: Mark Leuthold or Claire Lea at SAVE International, 937-224-7283 (email: info@value-eng.org).

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).

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