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Division of Planning
Statewide Planning & Research
Training & Technology Transfer

ODOT Central Office (Auditorium - Lower Level)
1980 W. Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43223

Research Summit 2016 on September 23, 2016 at ODOT Central Office. Held every two years, the Research Summit provides the research community an overview of ODOT's Research Program. It includes highlights of program financials, projects, new initiatives, and policy updates. An opportunity for researchers to meet ODOT technical staff is provided through an informal networking session held at the conclusion of the event.

Who Should Attend?
The Summit is open to anyone interested in transportation research in Ohio. Attendees typically include representatives from ODOT, FHWA, academia, consultants, industry, government and professional organizations.

Research Summit 2016 Agenda

​Time ​ ​Topic ​Presenter
​8:00 9:00 ​Registration/Sign-In
​9:00 ​9:05 ​Welcome ​Scott Phinney
​9:05 ​9:20 ​FHWA Guest Speaker ​Robert L. Griffith
Assistant Division Administrator
FHWA Ohio Division
​9:20 ​9:40 ​Research Program Highlights
Agency Direction & Peer Exchanges
​Cynthia Jones
​9:40 ​9:55 ​Communication ​Kelly Nye
​9:55 ​10:10 ​Final Reports Requirements with ORCID ​Michelle Lucas
10:10 ​10:20 ​Research Proposals with researcher evaluation ​Jill Martindale
​10:20 ​10:30 ​Q&A ​All
​10:30 ​12:00 ​Informal Networking Breakouts

Registration Information
This event is open to anyone interested in transportation research in Ohio. Registration is limited to 250 and is accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. The Summit is not offered through a webcast, so the only way to participate is in person. There is no charge to attend this event. To register for the summit, please click here. The registration deadline is Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

For past Summit materials, see below:


 Summit 2014


 Summit 2012


 Summit 2010