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32nd RI Transportation Forum
32nd RI Transportation Forum at URI Fine Arts Center, Friday, October 25, 2019
Rhode Island Transportation Research Center (RITRC) and Construction Industries of Rhode Island (CIRI) would like to announce that the 32nd RI Transportation Forum will be held at the Fine Arts Center (or Concert Hall), The University of Rhode Island (URI)
The theme of this year Forum is Durable Infrastructure for Sustainable and Resilient Transportation System.
We expect to have a wide variety of participants from construction industries, consulting firms, federal, state and municipal agencies and academia.
This forum will be the 32nd gathering after the establishment of our partnership among government (RIDOT and FHWA), Construction Industries of Rhode Island (CIRI), American Council of Engineers Companies (ACEC) and University of Rhode Island (URI) in 1992.
Traditionally, this Forum has been open to transportation professionals, particularly in New England.
Keynote speakers of this year forum will include Honorable US Senator Jack Reed, Mr. Peter Alviti Jr., P.E., Director of RI Department of Transportation (DOT), Prof. Peter Sebaaly who is Director of the Western Regional Superpave Center at University of Nevada at Reno and Consul General Yonghyun Kim of Republic of Korea (TBC).
We will also have many podium presentations by New England faculty and researchers, and poster presentations by URI researchers and students.
Some of topics presented and discussed at the Forum will include following topics:
Transportation Infrastructure Durability with Balanced Mix-Design (BMD); Sustainable pavement design using AASHTOWare Pavement ME Design (PavementME); Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP); Full Depth Reclamation (FDR); Cold Central Plant Recycling (CCPR); Cold In-Place Recycling (CIR): Resilient infrastructure; Green technology; Cool pavements and Warm Mix Asphalt (WMA); Functionalization and solar energy harvesting; Disaster prevention and Evacuation; and Mitigation of traffic congestion etc.
You may put the date of October 25, 2019, when the Rhode Island foliage would be peak, on your calendar. Looking forward to meeting with you at the Forum and have a great autumn.
** Although the registration fee is $50, we will waive it to all Korean and Korean-American attendee.
Posted : 10/2/2019 || 10:14 PM