VTCA-VDOT Consultant Forum 2018

October 5, 2018

OPENING KEYNOTE:

Diversity & Innovation in the Marketplace
Diana Mendes, AICP, Mid-Atlantic Division President, HNTB

 

GENERAL SESSION:

Federal Innovation
Jessie Yung, P.E., FHWA – Division Administrator, Virginia Division Office, Federal Highway Administration

DRPT: Integrated Mobility and the Future of Transit
Jennifer DeBruhl, AICP, PMP, Chief of Public Transportation, DRPT

Research Council: Bringing Innovation to Transportation
Cathy McGhee, P.E., Director of Research, VTRC

VDOT: Innovation Overview
Rob Cary, P.E., L.S., Chief Deputy Commissioner, VDOT

VDOT: Engineering Program Briefing
Shailendra Patel, P.E., DBIA, State Engineer, Alternative Project Delivery Division, VDOT

 

BREAKOUT SESSION I:

Workforce Investment: “What’s Your Skin in the Game?”
Dr. Tom Epperson, President, InnerWill Leadership Institute

 

BREAKOUT SESSION II:

Workforce Development – Performance, Partnerships and Possibilities
Tracey Sloan, M.Ed., Director of Workforce Development, VDOT
Jameo Pollock, M.Ed., Statewide Technical Training Manager, VDOT

 

BREAKOUT SESSION III:

BRT Pulse and Transit Solutions
Jennifer DeBruhl, AICP, PMP, Chief of Public Transportation, DRPT
Ashley Lickliter, P.E., Vice President, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.

 

BREAKOUT SESSION IV:

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in the Workplace

VDOT Traffic Operations Use of UAS
Rick Via, Assistant Division Administrator of Traffic Operations, VDOT

The Challenges of Implementing UAS for Geohazards Investigations and Mitigation along Highways
Chester F. “Skip” Watts, Ph.D., P.G., Radford University Director Geohazards & Unmanned Systems Research Center

Implementation of UASs at VDOT
Brian Bruckno, Ph.D., P.G., Staunton District Geologist, VDOT

 

BREAKOUT SESSION V:

Creative Ingenuity at Work

Finding the Way: Automated Vehicle Testing, Pilots and Data in Virginia
Virginia Lingham, P.E., Special Assistant, Innovation, VDOT

Dashboard 4.0
Jay Styles, Performance and Strategic Planning Director, VDOT

Innovations in Bridge Technology
Adam Matteo, P.E., Assistant Structure and Bridge Engineer, VDOT

 

BREAKOUT SESSION VI:

Virginia Transportation Research Council Initiatives

Virginia’s Experiences with Pavement Recycling
Hari Nair, Ph.D., P.E., Senior Research Scientist, VTRC

Corrosion Resistant Steel for Steel Plate Girder Bridge Applications
Jason Provines, P.E., Research Scientist, VTRC

Recent VTRC Work Zone Safety and Queue Management Research
Michael Fontaine, Ph.D., P.E., Associate Director, Safety Operations, and Traffic Engineering, VTRC

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