Past Outreach

2014 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium

08/21/2014 - 08/22/2014

The Wisconsin Transportation Center and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation are hosting the 2014 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium, to be held August 21-22, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin. Register online for the Research Symposium. Call for Abstracts: WTC and WisDOT are seeking presentation abstracts for the Research Symposium. Presentations may focus on completed research projects or highlight implementation activities that resulted from research. Effective projects are those that provide a high public return on investment and demonstrate measurable improvements to the transportation system or the state of practice. Submitters are encouraged to submit joint presentations between researchers and practitioners. Abstract submissions are due February 28, 2014. Submitters will be notified of the status of their presentation in early May. To submit an abstract, download, complete, and submit the abstract submission form.  
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AASHTO Subcommittee on Materials 2014 Summer Conference

07/27/2014 - 08/01/2014

The 100th AASHTO Subcommittee on Materials meeting will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  This Subcommittee is responsible for the development of materials and test standards utilized by all of the AASHTO member departments.  Materials engineers and technical experts from member departments work for consensus on these important documents.  Industry participation is also encouraged so that technical issues are resolved quickly and appropriately, as well as introduce innovative ideas for the transportation industry.
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2014 ADC60 TRB Summer Conference

06/16/2014 - 06/19/2014

The 2014 ADC60 Transportation Research Board (TRB)  - Waste Management Resource Efficiency – Summer Workshop is now open for registration! The Conference will be held in New York City on June 16-19, 2014. Submit abstracts to davesoltis@verizon.net no later then April 2, 2014. Topics include but not limited to:

  • Recovery & Resiliency
  • Green Infrastructure
  • Sustainable Accounting Standards
  • Resource Efficiency
  • Recycle, Resuse, Repurpose, Regenerate
  • Environmental Training
Click HERE, fill out the registration form and email/send accordingly. Once you register, payment may be made via check (instructions on registration form) or electronically.   More information on lodging, things to do in New York City and conference details will be updated via this link as time progresses.

Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Meeting

01/12/2014 - 01/16/2014

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 93rd Annual Meeting program covered all transportation modes, with presentations, sessions and workshops addressing topics of interest to all attendees—policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions.  The spotlight theme for the 2014 TRB Annual Meeting was Celebrating Our Legacy, Anticipating Our Future. These spotlight theme sessions will be supplemented by workshops on each of the following critical transportation issues: performance measurement, automated driving and connected vehicles, extreme weather events, and big data.

SPTWG Meeting

11/13/2013 - 11/14/2013

Federal Highway Administration's Sustainable Pavements Technical Working Group

2nd T&DA Green Street, Highways and Development Conference

11/03/2013 - 11/06/2013

The Transportation and Development Institute (T&DI) of the American Society of Civil  Engineers (ASCE) hosted the 2nd T&DI Green Streets, Highways and  Development Conference with the theme “Advancing the Practice.” Building on the  successes of 2010 T&DI Green Streets & Highways Conference, the 2013 GSHD  Conference offered cutting-edge applications of green, sustainability and livability  concepts relevant to transportation and development infrastructure, services and  education.

2013 ACAA Fall Meeting

09/30/2013 - 10/02/2013

The American Coal Ash Association (ACAA), established in 1968, is a nonprofit trade association devoted to recycling the materials created when they burn coal to generate electricity. Their members comprise the world's foremost experts on coal ash (fly ash and bottom ash), and boiler slag, flue gas desulfurization gypsum (FGD or "synthetic" gypsum), and other flue gas materials captured by emissions controls. Events at the fall meeting included the ACAA committee meeting, presentations by industry, government and academic speakers, and the Women's Leadership Forum.

Wastes 2013

09/11/2013 - 09/13/2013

Waste 2013 - 2nd International Conference Professor Tuncer Edil was the featured keynote speaker in this International Conference.  His lecture was entitled "Rating of Sustainable Highway Construction Using Recycled Materials (BE2ST-In-Highways)".

The 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering

09/02/2013 - 09/06/2013

The French Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (CFMS) hosted the 18thInternational Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (18th ICSMGE) in Paris, France, in September 2013. The main theme of the Conference was “Challenges and Innovations in Geotechnics”. Professor Tuncer Edil gave the first presentation in the first discussion session of the newly established sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering.  The topic of his presentation was "Characterization of Recycled Materials for Sustainable Construction."

AASTHO Subcommittee on Materials Meeting

08/04/2013 - 08/08/2013

The 99th AASHTO Subcommittee on Materials meeting was held in Stateline, Nevada. This Subcommittee is responsible for the development of materials and test standards utilized by all of the AASHTO member departments. Materials engineers and technical experts from member departments worked for consensus on these important documents.

SPTWG Meeting

06/18/2013 - 06/19/2013

Federal Highway Administration's Sustainable Pavements Technical Working Group

ACEC Wisconsin Transportation Improvement Conference

03/05/2013 - 03/06/2013

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation partnered for the sixth consecutive year to present the 2013 Transportation Improvement Conference. The 2013 conference's theme was “Moving Ahead.” The conference brought together the department and consulting engineering community for two days of transportation education and networking opportunities. RMRC Technical Director, Angela Pakes Ahlman, presented on "Materials Re-use on Transportation Improvement Projects."

Transportation Research Board 92nd Annual Meeting

01/13/2013 - 01/17/2013

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 92nd Annual Meeting was held in Washington, D.C., January 13-17, 2013. The TRB Annual Meeting program covered all transportation modes, with presentations, sessions and workshops addressing topics of interest to all attendees—policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions. The spotlight theme for 2013: Deploying Transportation Research - Doing Things Smarter, Better, Faster.  

2012 Industrial Materials Conference - Industrial Materials Use in Sustainable Pavement Systems: State of the Practice

11/27/2012 - 11/29/2012

FHWA's Recycling Policy states that "Recycled Materials should get first consideration in overall materials selection."  Environmental stewardship is also one of FHWA's fundamental principles in designing, building and maintaining Sustainable Pavement Systems.  At this co-hosted national conference, transportation engineers, highway designers, and material suppliers shared best practices in how the reuse of industrial materials enhances sustainable pavement performance.  Attendees also learned what types of web-based tools and resources are available to guide decisions on sustainable material choices. IRC Logo