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Tentative Agenda

Note: Sessions and locations are subject to change

Sunday, March 1, 2020

2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Conference Registration, River Center Riverview Room

3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Standards of Practice for Boundary Surveys in Louisiana, River Center Meeting Rooms 9, 10

4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Professionalism and Ethics for Engineers and Land Surveyors, River Center Meeting Rooms 11, 12, 13

Monday, March 2, 2020

7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Conference Registration, River Center Riverview Room

7:00 a.m.–8:15 a.m.
Continental Breakfast, River Center Galleria

7:00 a.m.–8:15 a.m.
Secretary’s Breakfast, River Center Meeting Rooms 7 & 8 (BY INVITATION ONLY)

8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
General Session and Transportation Awards Ceremony, River Center Ballroom

11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | Lunch (on your own)

1:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions, River Center
1: Tolling: Where Are We Going? (Room 2)
2: 3D Design and Project Delivery (Room 3-4)
3: Concrete 1 (Room 5-6)
4: Bridge Design Policies and Procedures (Room 7-8)
5: Amite River Numerical Model (Room 9)
6: Live from Baton Rouge, It’s the Materials Lab (Room 10)
7: The Wondrous World of Highway Safety (Room 11)
8: FHWA Innovation Highlights (Room 12)
9: Management Systems Updates (Room 13)
10: District Emergency Projects (Lower Level Meeting Room 1)

2:45 p.m.–3:15 p.m. | Break , River Center Exhibition Hall (exhibits open at 2:45 pm)

3:15 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions, River Center
11: Innovative Ways of Multimodal Commerce (Room 2)
12: Design Developments (Room 3-4)
13: Concrete 2 (Room 5-6)
14: Bridge Load Rating and Evaluation (Room 7-8)
15: Pavement Technologies and Safety (Room 9)
16: Innovative Materials Testing (Room 10)
17: Innovations Showcase (Room 11)
18: Environmental (Room 12)
19: DOTD’s System of Engagement (SoE) (Room 13)
20: Designing for Pedestrians and Bicyclists with Safety in Mind (Lower Level Meeting Room 1)

5:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Industry Exhibits/Reception, River Center Exhibition Hall

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Conference Registration, River Center Riverview Room

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast, River Center Exhibition Hall

7:00 a.m.–3:15 p.m.
Industry Exhibits, River Center Exhibition Hall

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions, River Center
21: Student Presentations / Awards (Room 2)
22: NexGen 911: The Crossroads of Transportation and Telecommunications in Our Near Future (Room 3-4)
23: Alternative Delivery Methods: Mega Projects (Room 5-6)
24: Bridge Funding Programs and Project Selection (Room 7-8)
25: Advanced Geotechnical Exploration Methods (A-GaME) (Room 9)
26: E-Construction Initiative (Materials) (Room 10)
27: Expanding the Safety Analysis Tool Box (Room 11)
28: Technology is the Future of ITS and the Future is NOW (Room 12)
29: The Centroid for Enterprise GIS (Room 13)
30: ROW Permits, Joint Use Agreements, Utility Relocations, and Innovations in SUE (Lower Level Meeting Room 1)

9:45 a.m.–10:15 a.m. | Break, River Center Exhibition Hall

9:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Tabletop Displays, Exhibition Hall Lobby Area

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions, River Center
31: Local Public Agencies (Room 2)
32: Dispatches from the Front Line of Alternative Delivery and the Future of Transportation Funding (Room 3-4)
33: Smart Travel Choices Using Real-Time Traffic Information (Room 5-6)
34: Nationwide Bridge Projects, Best Practices, and Research (Room 7-8)
35: Geotechnical State of Practice and Research (Room 9)
36: E-Construction Initiative (Construction) (Room 10)
37: Advancements in Safety Analysis (Room 11)
38: Sunshine Bridge Incident: the Impact on Local Emergency Response (Panel Discussion) (Room 12)
39: Maintaining Data Sources for Enterprise GIS (Room 13)
40: Innovations in Railroad Crossing Safety (Lower Level Meeting Room 1)

12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Lunch, River Center Exhibition Hall (lunch provided)

1:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions, River Center
41: Innovative Infrastructure Funding Solutions (Room 2)
42: Swamp Tank: Up to Our Ears in Alligators (Room 3-4)
43: Partnering Between DOTD and the Consultant Community (Panel Discussion) (Room 5-6)
44: Bridge Rehab and Construction/Operations Support (Room 7-8)
45: Construction (Room 9)
46: Pavement Preservation Programs (Room 10)
47: DOTD Cost Recovery Issues and Emergency Response (Room 11)
48: ITS Operations – Traffic Incident Management (Room 12)
49: Understanding the Economic Benefits of Public Investment in Transportation Infrastructure (Room 13)
50: ADA and Title VI (Lower Level Meeting Room 1)

2:45 p.m.–3:15 p.m. | Break, River Center Exhibition Hall

3:15 p.m.–4:15 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions, River Center
51: Compliance (Panel Discussion) (Room 2)
52: Swamp Tank: Digging Out of the Swamp (Room 3-4)
53: Right of Way (Room 5-6)
54: Bridge Projects (Widening and Replacement) (Room 7-8)
55: I-10 Baton Rouge Corridor Improvements (Room 9)
56: EDC Initiative: Collaborative Hydraulics: Advancing to the Next Generation of Engineering (Room 10)
57: Off the Pavement (Room 11)
58: National Public Transportation Safety Program (Panel Discussion) (Room 12)
59: Addressing Distracted Driving (Room 13)
60: Multi-Modal Economic Development (Lower Level Meeting Room 1)

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast, River Center Galleria

8:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions, River Center
61: The Future of Multimodal Transportation (Room 2)
62: Roadway Design, Coordination, and Project Delivery (Room 3-4)
63: Consultant Contract and Construction Contract Updates (Room 5-6)
64: Movable Bridges/Lighting Program (Room 7-8)
65: Pavement Research and Implementation (Room 9)
66: Bridge Maintenance (Room 10)
67: Sunshine Bridge – District Operations Response (Room 11)
68: Improving Safety in Workzones (Panel Discussion) (Room 12)
69: Louisiana Asphalt Pavement Association 1 – Pavement Preservation (Room 13)
70: Funding Sustainability and the TTF (Lower Level Meeting Room 1)

9:45 a.m.–10:15 a.m. | Break, River Center Galleria

10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions, River Center
71: Metropolitan Planning Organizations (Room 2)
72: Innovative Intersection Design (Room 3-4)
73: Traffic Engineering Policies and Procedures (Room 5-6)
74: Sunshine Bridge Emergency Repair (Room 7-8)
75: LTAP Cornucopia! Going Local (Room 9)
76: Contract Administration of Local Public Agency Projects (Room 10)
77: From Private to Public Sectors, LiDAR Scanning is Revolutionizing the Land Surveying Industry! (Room 11)
78: Legal Panel Discussion (Room 12)
79: Louisiana Asphalt Pavement Association 2 – PAVEXpress (Room 13)
80: New Records Management Processes (Lower Level Meeting Room 1)

12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. | Lunch (on your own)

1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Professionalism and Ethics for Engineers and Land Surveyors, River Center Meeting Rooms 11, 12, 13

2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Standards of Practice for Boundary Surveys in Louisiana, River Center Meeting Rooms 9, 10

General Session Keynote Speaker

John B. Rogers, Jr. – CEO and CoFounder, LM Industries + Local Motors
CFA, Princeton AB, Harvard MBA – Founder, USMC, McKinsey Alum.

John B. Rogers, Jr. is the CEO and co-founder of LM Industries, a technology company that designs, builds and sells vehicles and other high-technology products in partnership with other global manufacturers. This disruptive company is redefining the rapid development of connected hardware by pairing advanced manufacturing with open innovation tools. LM Industries is the first company to utilize Direct Digital Manufacturing (DDM), as evidenced when it debuted the world’s first 3D-printed car, the Strati, in September of 2014. Currently the company is working on its latest creation, Olli, an urban speed, cognitive, electric, shuttle.

Rogers founded LM Industries after serving for seven years in the United States Marine Corps, where he was an Infantry Company Commander. He has worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Co., as an investment analyst at Ewing & Partners, and at a startup medical device company in the People’s Republic of China. He serves as the Chief Investment Officer and Director of the RBR Foundation, a philanthropic foundation focused on education and healthcare. A graduate of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Rogers holds a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School (Baker Scholar).

Jay Rogers photo, keynote speaker

Call for Presentation Topics

The Program Committee is currently soliciting presentation topics. Please visit https://goo.gl/forms/4Ylpem8Dq2p9s2e82 to submit your ideas. An email receipt will follow upon receiving your submission. A preliminary program will be posted as the conference approaches.

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