- Briefing Room
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
|Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-13-016
Date: August 2013
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The following events provide opportunities to learn more about products and technologies for accelerating infrastructure innovations.
Midwestern States Regional In-Place Recycling Conference
September 10–12, 2013, Schaumburg, IL
The conference will feature improvements in research, design, specifications, and materials and construction practices for in-place recycling. Also featured are site visits to in-place recycling projects and a recycling facility. The event is designed for State, local, and Federal government staff; contractors; suppliers; consultants; members of academia; and metropolitan planning organization representatives. Sponsors include the American Recycling and Reclaiming Association, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and National Center for Pavement Preservation (NCPP).
Contact: Lee Gallivan at FHWA, 317-226-7493 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org), or Patte Hahn at NCPP, 517-432-8220 (email: email@example.com). Registration information is available at www.pavementpreservation.org/conferences/regional-in-place-recycling-conferences.
Sixth Rubber Modified Asphalt Conference
October 15–17, 2013, Tempe, AZ
Advances in research, design, specifications, and materials and construction practices will be spotlighted at the conference. Participants will include State, local, and Federal government staff; contractors; suppliers; consultants; and members of academia. International participants will have the opportunity to discuss technology advancements worldwide. Sponsors include FHWA.
Contact: Lee Gallivan at FHWA, 317-226-7493 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org); Michael Blumenthal at the Scrap Tire Research and Education Foundation, 202-682-4805 (email: email@example.com); or Patte Hahn at NCPP, 517-432-8220 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org). To register, visit http://stref.org/events/rubber_modified_asphalt_conference/index.cfm.
Sixth Asphalt Shingle Recycling Forum
November 7–8, 2013, Denver, CO
The forum will highlight practical applications for shingles in pavements, modifications to American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) standards, and ongoing research efforts to advance the technology. Sessions will be of interest to State, local, and Federal government staff; contractors; suppliers; consultants; and members of academia. Sponsors include FHWA.
Contact: Lee Gallivan at FHWA, 317-226-7493 (email: email@example.com), or William Turley at the Construction and Demolition Recycling Association, 630-585-7530 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org). Registration information is available at www.shinglerecycling.org/content/home.
Transportation Research Board (TRB) 93rd Annual Meeting
January 12–16, 2014, Washington, DC
Transportation professionals from around the world will gather to share perspectives on current developments in transportation research, policy, and practice. The conference will feature more than 4,000 presentations in nearly 750 sessions and workshops. The spotlight theme for 2014 is "Celebrating Our Legacy, Anticipating Our Future."
2014 Design-Build in Transportation Conference
March 19–21, 2014, San Jose, CA
Join transportation leaders in discussing lessons learned in the use of the design-build project delivery method for transportation projects. Topics will include choosing the right delivery method, contracting approaches, innovative financing solutions, risk allocation, and performance contracting.
Tenth National Conference on Transportation Asset Management
April 28–30, 2014, Miami, FL
The conference is designed for transportation agencies and metropolitan planning organizations in all stages of asset management implementation. Themes will include establishment and monitoring of asset management plans, performance measures for asset management, tools and technology to assist decisionmaking, and adaptation to extreme weather events and climate change, including using risk assessment and vulnerability analysis. Strategies for overcoming barriers to asset management implementation will also be discussed. Organized by TRB, the conference is also supported by FHWA and AASHTO.