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July 25-27th
Cleveland, Ohio
"Catch Today's Greatest Hits in Transportation"

Agenda at a Glance
MONDAY, July 24, 2017
Noon - 5:00 p.m.
Conference Set-up 
TUESDAY, July 25, 2017
10:30 a.m.
Golf - Sleepy Hollow Golf Course*
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Exhibitor Set-up
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Bike Tour - Experience Downtown Cleveland*
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
DOT Human Resource Directors
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
DOT Chief Legal Counsel
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
AGC Caucus Meeting
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception - Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
7:10 p.m.
Indians Baseball Game*
WEDNESDAY, July 26, 2017
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Delegate Breakfast/Exhibits
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
AASHTO/ARTBA/AGC Joint Committee Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Opening Session
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Morning Break/Exhibitors
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Technical Session #1 -
TITLE: Why Traffic Deaths are Rising; State Solutions to the Crisis
Moderator - Michelle May, Ohio DOT   
-       Indiana’s Perspective, Brad Steckler, Indiana DOT
-       Illinois’s Perspective, Priscilla A. Tobias, Illinois DOT
-       Kentucky’s Perspective, Jarrod Stanley, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Technical Session #2 –
TITLE: Technology / Operations
Moderator - Andrew Bremer, Ohio DOT
-      The Future of Interstate, Kirk Steudle, Michigan, DOT
 -      Low Cost Rural Roadway Cameras in Kansas, Ron Hall, Kansas DOT
Technical Session #3 –
TITLE: Diversity
Moderator - Kirk Slusher, Ohio DOT
-    Innovative Supportive Services Programs, Lester Woods, Missouri DOT
-   Committing to Diversity: Changing the Culture within the Ohio DOT, Lauren Purdy, Ohio DOT
-     The Diversity Highway, Traci Luers, Ohio DOT
Technical Session #4
TITLE: Legal; Emerging Technology of Autonomous and Connected Vehicles
Moderator - Patrick Piccininni, Ohio DOT

-  Jennifer L. Stueber, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission

Noon - 1:30 p.m.
AASHTO Awards Luncheon
1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Technical Session #5
TITLE: STIC Committee; Hot Issues in Policy
Moderator - Chris Hundt, Michigan DOT
-       Indiana’s Transportation Investment Package, Louis Feagans, IN   DOT
-      2016 update of the 50-State Review of State Legislatures and Departments of Transportation     
-      Jaime Rall, J.R. Rall Consulting, LLC, South Bend, IN
-      Jennifer Brickett, AASHTO, Washington, D.C.
-    Michigan’s 21st Century Infrastructure Commission, Polly Kent, Michigan, DOT
Technical Session #6 –
Title: Technology
Moderator -Myron Pakush, Ohio DOT
-        Ohio Turnpike Prepares for Future Mobility Solutions, Randy Cole, Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission, Berea, OH
-      Illinois DOT implementation of GPS/AVL with Telemetry Technology, Stephen Jackson and Tom Korty, Illinois DOT
-      Changing the Way We Travel:  Operationalizing Connected/Autonomous Driving within the DOT, Mara Campbell, CH2M, St. Louis, MO
Technical Session #7 –
TITLE: Transportation System Management & Operations (TSMO)
Moderator - Randy Chevalley, Ohio DOT
-    Online Traffic & Roadway Information Portal, Paul Looney, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
-    Smart Work Zone Deployments, Paul L. Lorton, Illinois DOT
-    TSMO at Ohio Dot, John MacAdam, Ohio DOT
Technical Session #8
TITLE: Construction
Moderator - Eric Kahlig, Ohio DOT
-      Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, Mike Bonini, Pennsylvania DOT
-      Using Remotely Deployed Cameras for Compliance Monitoring of Active Construction Projects, Amanda Foley & Matt Perlik, Ohio DOT
-      Using Laser Technology to Fingerprint and Identify Aggregate for use in Highway Construction, Randy Billinger, Kansas DOT
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Afternoon Break/Exhibitors
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Technical Session #9 –
TITLE: Resiliency and State DOTs
Moderator - Bryan Hong, AASHTO
-        Efforts on Resiliency for the States, Melissa Savage, Washington, DC
-      Resiliency as a Core Priority, Michael Flood, WSP, Baltimore, MD
-      Transportation System Vulnerability in Ohio, Matt Perlik, Ohio DOT
-      Electric Vehicle Infrastructure, Stu Anderson, Iowa DOT
Technical Session #10 -
The Need and Solutions to Truck Parking Issues
Moderator - Julie Gwinn, Ohio DOT
-        The Trucker’s Perspective on Truck Parking Needs and Issues, Rebecca Brewster, American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), Atlanta, GA
-      MAASTO Trucking Information Management System (TPIMS), Gretchen Ivy, Kansas DOT
-      Developing Low Cost Urban Truck Parking on Vacant Properties: Potential Methods and Case Study Results
-      Scott Marion, Missouri DOT
-      Ernie Perry, Mid-America Freight Coalation, Madison, WI
Technical Session #11 –
TITLE: Human Resources
Moderator - Brian Brown, Ohio DOT
-        Growing the Next Generation of Transportation Employees, Matt Miller, Ohio DOT
-      Iowa DOT's Strategic Revision to Hiring:  A Partnering Approach, Todd Sadler and Lee Wilkinson, Iowa DOT
-      Getting to the Future:  Developing Career Pathways for Highway Maintenance Engineer, Teresa Adams, University of Wisconsin
Technical Session #12 –
Technology - A Force Multiplier
Moderator - David Slatzer, Ohio DOT
-      Permit Automation-Past Present and Future, Geno Koehler, Illinois DOT
-      Using Intelligent 3D Models for Infrastructure Projects and Planning, Mark Kauffman, WSP USA, Denver, CO
-      ArcGIS Collector Application for Railroad Crossing and Data   Collection, Kyle Gonterwitz, Kansas DOT
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sponsored Individual Hospitality Events
THURSDAY, July 27, 2017
7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.
4 Mile Run/Walk
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Delegate Breakfast/Exhibits
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
ARTBA Engineering Issues Breakfast
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
General Session
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Morning Break/Exhibitors
10:30 - Noon
Technical Session #13 –
TITLE: The Evolving Role of State DOT's in Public Transit
Moderator:  Jennifer Townley, Ohio DOT
-        Transportation and Public Health; It Started with Transit
Chuck Dyer, Ohio DOT
Vanessa Hansle, Michigan Transportation Connection
-      Kansas Statewide Regional Transit Business Model – The
Implementation of New Technologies,  Cory Davis, Kansas DOT
-      How Transportation Network Companies (TNC’s) Can Play in the Transportation Sandbox (CTAA)
Chris Zeilinger, The Community Transportation Association of America, Washington, DC
Technical Session #14 –
TITLE: On the Road Again with Freight
Moderator - Mark Locker, Ohio DOT
-        MAASTO Collaboration Around Intermodel Freight, Justine Sydello, Illinois DOT
-      Developing Minnesota's First Freight Investment Plan, Bradley Utecht, Minnesota DOT
-      Freight within the Great Lakes, Marc-Andre’ Roy CPCS, Washington, DC
Technical Session #15 –
TITLE:  Project Prioritization
Moderator - Tim McDonald, Ohio DOT
-        Wisconsin’s Freight Prioritization Strategy, Jeffrey Gust, Wisconsin DOT
-      Performance Based Project Prioritization Process, Erin Aleman, Illinois DOT
-      - Transportation Asset Managment Beyond Pavement and Bridges, Dave Solsrud, Minnesota DOT
Technical Session #16 –
TITLE:  Like a Bridge Over Troubled Water
Moderator:  Mike Brokaw, Ohio DOT
-      3D Bridge Inspection, Rebecca Curtis, Michigan DOT
-        Hurrican Matthew Response & Lesson Learned, Michael Holder, North Carolina DOT
-    Utilizing Unmanned Aircraft Systems with Bridges, Barritt Lovelace, Collins Engineers, St. Paul, MN
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Delegate Luncheon
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Board of Directors' Luncheon
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Technical Session #17 -
TITLE:  Technology and Data for Better Decisions in Asset Management
Moderator - Dan Kaseman, Ohio DOT
-        Evolution of Asset Management for Transportation Structures in Wisconsin, Rebecca Burkel, Wisconsin DOT
-        Transportation Asset Management – “The Impact of Data-Driven Decisions”, Andrew Williams, John Puente and Ian Kidner, Ohio DOT
Technical Session #18 –
TITLE:  Snow & Ice
Moderator - Tom Corey, Ohio DOT
-        Iowa Track a Plow, Craig Bargfrede, Iowa DOT
-      Value of Route Optimization for Ohio DOT
Tom Corey, Ohio DOT
William Schneider, University of Akron, Akron, OH
-      Covering More Ground with Mobile RWIS, Jeremy Duensing, DNT, Minneapolis, MN
Technical Session #19 –
TITLE:  Hard Shoulder Running
Moderator - Thom Slack, Ohio DOT
-        US-23 Flex Route- Dynamic Shoulder Use in Michigan, Stephanie Palmer, Michigan DOT
-    Minnesota’s Experience with Hard Shoulder Running
Brian Kary, Minnesota DOT
-    Newark Bay Hudson County Extension Shoulder Use, Robert Matthews, Northeast Region Highway Practice Leader, South Plainfield, NJ
Technical Session #20 –
TITLE:  Cleveland Active Mega Projects - Bus Tour
Moderator - Greg Kronstain, Ohio DOT
-       Opportunity Corridor Project- Julie Meyer, Ohio DOT
-      George V. Voinovich Bridges - Kirk Gegick, Ohio DOT
-      Lakefront West project - Al Yost, Ohio DOT
Technical Session #21 –
TITLE:  Future of the Workforce Workshop (NCHRP-20-24 (95)) - invite only
Moderator - Hyun-A Park
-        Future of the Workforce Workshop (NCHRP 20-24 (95))
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Board of Director Meeting
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
FHWA Division Administrators Meeting
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Afternoon Break/Exhibitors
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Technical Session #22 –
TITLE: Construction Projects and Innovations
Moderator - Brad Jones, Ohio DOT
-        Construction Quality Oversight on Ohio's First Public-Private-Partnership (P3) Using an Innovative Mobile Construction Inspection Platform (Ohio) Tom Barnitz, Ohio DOT
-        Georgia I-85 Rebuild in Record Time, Meg Perkle, Georgia DOT
Technical Session #23 –
TITLE:  Asset Management Sets the Right Direction for DOTs
Moderator - Ian Kidner, Ohio DOT
-        Pavement Management - Optimizing a Solution and Our Pavement Preservation Toolbox, Aric Morse & Craig Landefeld, Ohio DOT
-      Asset Management, The MoDOT Experience, Machelle Watkins, Missouri DOT
-      MDOT Transportation Asset Management System, Justin Drost, Michigan DOT
Technical Session #24 –
TITLE: Emerging Environmental Process Improvements
Moderator - Tim Hill, Ohio DOT
-      Ohio DOT's NEPA Assignment Tour
Tim Hill and Jacque Annarino, Ohio DOT
Jeffrey Blanton, FHWA, Ohio Division
-      Public Engagement at Minnesota DOT, Richard Davis, Minnesota DOT
-      Drone Remote Sensed Data Research Project, Brad Hofer, Iowa DOT
Technical Session #25 –
TITLE: Future of the Workforce Workshop (NCHRP-20-24 (95)) (Continued Session #21) – invite only
Moderator - Hyun-A Park
-      Future of the Workforce Workshop (NCHRP 20-24 (95))
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
MAASTO Board of Directors/FHWA Administrators Meeting
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Exhibitor Teardown
6:15 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Host State Night - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
FRIDAY, July 28, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
MAASTO Conference Staff Debrief Breakfast w/Michigan  (Invite Only)
*Events not included with the cost of registration.