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Past Workshop Presentations & Information

2018 Summer Workshop

Waste Recycling, Upcycling, and Sustainable Transportation
July 15-17, 2018, Spokane, WA

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2017 Summer Workshop

Natural Resources, Sustainability, and their Intermodal Connections
July 18-21, 2017, Duluth, MN

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  1. July 19 Opening Session Keynote: Ferguson — Port of Duluth-Superior Gateway to the World
  2. July 19 Opening Session Keynote: Tochilin — Sustainability – An Airline Perspective
  3. July 19 Focus Session: Chicka — Duluth-Superior Harbor Planning – A Model for Stakeholder Collaboration
  4. July 19 Focus Session: DeLuca and Timm-Bijold — Brownfield Success Duluth-Style
  5. July 19 Focus Session: French and Breneman — Creative Use of Navigational Dredge Material
  6. July 19 Breakout 1A: Cai and Saftner et al — Comparing Properties of Alternative Media for Stormwater Biofiltration Systems
  7. July 19 Breakout 1A: Eger — Removing Metals from Stormwater Using Peat Sorption Media
  8. July 19 Breakout 1A: Gulliver — Roadside Swales Infiltration Performance Calculator
  9. July 19 Breakout 1A: Schomberg — A Field Guide for Maintaining Rural Roadside Ditches
  10. July 19 Breakout 1B: Doolittle — Using Waste Glass to Mitigate ASR in Taconite
  11. July 19 Breakout 1B: MD Zia Uddin — Impact of Road Intersection on Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gases Emission
  12. July 19 Breakout 1B: Moore — Glass as a Supplementary Cementitious Material
  13. July 19 Breakout 1B: Schlosser — Alkali Leaching Properties of Waste Glass-Based Geopolymers
  14. July 19 Breakout 1B: Wang and Lindsey — Equity Analysis of Access to Bike Share – A Case Study in Twin Cities MN
  15. July 19 Breakout 2A: Schmidley — PennDOT I-95 Waste Management Practices
  16. July 19 Breakout 2A: Thomas — Environmental Stewardship of Used Building Materials
  17. July 19 Breakout 2A: Vogel — MnDOT Bridge Demolition Environmental Requirements
  18. July 19 Breakout 2A: Pakes and Edil — Use of Scrap Tires for Civil and Environmental Engineering Applications
  19. July 19 Breakout 2B: Cederoth — Delivering Sustainable Infrastructure for California
  20. July 19 Breakout 2B: Delaney — Integration of Climate Change Resiliency Into State of Good Repair
  21. July 19 Breakout 2B: Hirsch — Climate Change Vulnerabilities and Risk-Based Mgmt for Transportation Assets
  22. July 19 Breakout 2B: Singer-Berk and Lindsey — Weather Season and Weekend vs Weekday Effects on Trail Traffic
  23. July 20 Opening Session Keynote: Huston — Pulling Out all the Stops – The Relocation of US Hwy 53 for Mine Expansion Part 1  Part 2
  24. July 20 Opening Session Keynote: Ogard — The Intermodal Connection to Rural Americas Resources
  25. July 20 Focus Session: Kero — Temporary Recreational Use of Mine Lands
  26. July 20 Focus Session: Reavie — The Great Ships Initiative – Eliminating Ship Mediated Invasive Species Introductions
  27. July 20 Focus Session: Strum — The Poe Lock – Lynchpin of the Great Lakes Navigation System
  28. July 20 Focus Session: Weberg — Balancing Natural Resources and Sustainability
  29. July 20 Breakout 3A: Hartman — Evaluation of Full Depth Reclamation for Suburban Local Roads
  30. July 20 Breakout 3A: Sumon and Badrul — Use of High Contents of RAP in Hot Mix Asphalt Pavements
  31. July 20 Breakout 3A: Pakes, Sanger, Olley and Edil — Cold-in-Place Recycling Quantifying the Environmental Benefits Using Life Cycle Assessment
  32. July 20 Breakout 3B: Gernand — Thermal Remediation of TCE at a Former Asphalt Lab
  33. July 20 Breakout 3B: Keener — Maryland Transit Administrations Environmental Management System as Driver for Change
  34. July 20 Breakout 3B: Yzenas — Utilization of Steel Furnace Slag in Environmental Remediation
  35. July 20 Breakout 4A: Barman — Use of Fibers, RAP and Taconite in Asphalt Mixtures for Cold Climate Regions
  36. July 20 Breakout 4A: Larson — Effect of Waste Glass Compositional Variability on Geopolymer Strength Performance
  37. July 20 Breakout 4A: Zanko — An Overview and Update of the NRRIs Minerals Based Byproduct R&D Activities
  38. July 20 Breakout 4B: Ghosh — Testing Protocol to Obtain Failure Properties of Asphalt Binders
  39. July 20 Breakout 4B: Xu — Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Study of Graphene Oxide Influence on Hydration of Fly Ash

2016 Summer Workshop

TRB 2016 Summer Workshop
July 26-29, 2016, Asheville, NC

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  1. Session 01 – Welcome & Keynotes – 01-3 – Implications for Big Data at NOAA’s NCEI
  2. Session 2A – Site Investigation & Waste Management – 2A-2 – Managing Contaminated ROW During Road Construction
  3. Session 2A – Site Investigation & Waste Management – 2A-3 – Applications of Geophysical Methods in Transportation Projects
  4. Session 2A – Site Investigation & Waste Management – 2A-4 – Balancing Data Needs in Conceptual Site Models
  5. Session 3A – Recycled Concrete Materials – 3A-1 – Characterization of High pH Leachate from RCA
  6. Session 3A – Recycled Concrete Materials – 3A-4 – Characterization and Land Application of Hydrodemolition & Diamond Grinding
  7. Session 3B – Remediation & Exposure Management – 3B-1 – Initial Exposure Determinations for Airborne Contaminants
  8. Session 3B – Remediation & Exposure Management – 3B-2 – Assessment and Clean-Up of Lead Contamination at DOT Equipment Yard
  9. Session 3B – Remediation & Exposure Management – 3B-3 – Assessing Remediation Effectiveness & Sustainability
  10. Session 4A – Implementation of Sustainability in Transportation Infrastructure – 4A-3 – Stabilization of Expansive Subgrade Soil With Chemical Additives
  11. Session 4A – Implementation of Sustainability in Transportation Infrastructure – 4A-4 – Use of RAP in Unbound Base Aggregate for Sustainable Construction
  12. Session 4A – Implementation of Sustainability in Transportation Infrastructure – 4A-5 – Sustainable Use of Quarry By Products & Fine Materials
  13. Session 4B -Environmental Management Systems – 4B-2 – Using Management System Concepts to Achieve Adaptation
  14. Session 4B -Environmental Management Systems – 4B-5 – Building a Strong Environmental Management System
  15. Session 5A – Beneficial Uses of Transportation Corridors – 5A-1 -Retention & Infiltration Balancing Plant Growth & Function
  16. Session 5A – Beneficial Uses of Transportation Corridors – 5A-2 – Hybrid Energy Harvesting & Sensing System for the Next Generation
  17. Session 5A – Beneficial Uses of Transportation Corridors – 5A-3 – Pollinator Habitats & Highways
  18. Session 5B – Panel Discussion – Reuse of Contaminated Media – 5B-1 – Risk-Based Methodology As It Applies to Petroleum Contaminated Sites
  19. Session 5B – Panel Discussion – Reuse of Contaminated Media – 5B-2 – Contaminated Media Reuse in Virginia
  20. Session 5B – Panel Discussion – Reuse of Contaminated Media – 5B-3 – Multiple Lines of Evidence Approach to Evaluate Reuse of TPH & Cadmium Soil
  21. Session 6A – Sustainable North Carolina – 6A-1 – Making NCDOT More Sustainable Through Innovative Products & Technologies
  22. Session 6A – Sustainable North Carolina – 6A-2 – Sustainable Approach to Groundwater Remediation at Asphalt Testing Sites
  23. Session 6B – Innovative Technologies & Strategies for Stormwater Management – 6B-1 – Wrightsville Beach Stormwater Retrofits
  24. Session 6B – Innovative Technologies & Strategies for Stormwater Management – 6B-2 – Route 9 Drainage Improvements Previous Asphalt
  25. Session 6B – Innovative Technologies & Strategies for Stormwater Management – 6B-3 – Optimizing Nutrient Removal Performance of Stormwater BMPs Within ROWs
  26. Session 7A – Emerging Sustainable Concepts – 7A-1 – NCDOT Resource Conservation
  27. Session 7A – Emerging Sustainable Concepts – 7A-3 – Related Global Trends – Smart Resilient Mega-Cities
  28. Session 7B – Improving Your Stormwater Program’s Triple Bottom Line – 7B-1 – Reducing Stormwater Infrastructure Costs Through Soil Management
  29. Session 7B – Improving Your Stormwater Program’s Triple Bottom Line – 7B-2 – Prioritizing BMP Maintenance Responsibilities
  30. Session 7B – Improving Your Stormwater Program’s Triple Bottom Line – 7B-3 – Using Research to Enhance NCDOT’s Highway Storm Water Program
  31. Session 7B – Improving Your Stormwater Program’s Triple Bottom Line – 7B-4 – Maryland’s Critical Area Program
  32. Session 8A – Improving Project Sustainability – 8A-1 – Recycled Material Web Map
  33. Session 8A – Improving Project Sustainability – 8A-2 – Mobile to Real-Time Environmental Management Systems
  34. Session 8A – Improving Project Sustainability – 8A-3 – Green Bond Financing Opportunities for Transportation Projects
  35. Session 8B – Environmental Risk Management – 8B-1 – Environmental Liability Right of Way Easement Aquisition
  36. Session 8B – Environmental Risk Management – 8B-2 – A Practical Approach to Environmental Risk Prioritization

2015 Summer Workshop

Sustainability in a Time of Resource Scarcity

June 7-9, 2015, Los Angeles, CA

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2014 Summer Workshop

The Sustainability and Resilient Infrastructure Workshop

June 16-19, 2014, New York City, NY

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2013 Summer Workshop

Pittsburg, PA


2012 Summer Workshop

Madison, WI


2011 Summer Workshop

Portland, OR

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2010 Summer Workshop

TRB Combined Raleigh, NC

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2009 Summer Workshop

New York City, NY

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2008 Summer Workshop

TRB Combined Baltimore, MD


2007 Summer Workshop

FT Worth, TX


2006 Summer Workshop

Chicago, IL


2005 Summer Workshop

Charlotte, NC

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2004 Summer Workshop

New York City, NY


2003 Summer Workshop

Portsmith, NH


2002 Summer Workshop

Helena, MT


2001 Summer Workshop

Key West, FL


2000 Summer Workshop

TRB Combined Pittsburgh, PA


1999 Summer Workshop

Denver, CO


1998 Summer Workshop

Salt Lake City, UT


1997 Summer Workshop

Asheville, NC