• ACEC/NC NCDOT Joint Transportation Conference

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    Name: ACEC/NC NCDOT Joint Transportation Conference
    Date: September 17, 2018 - September 18, 2018
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    *Due to space restrictions, registration is limited and we cannot accept additional or day-of registrations once the conference is sold out.  Please do not wait to register!

    ACEC/NC NCDOT Transportation Conference, the largest transportation event in the state, explores the latest transportation innovations and provides attendees with the chance to network with other professionals.


    Monday, September 17th | 6pm - 8pm
    Stop by the evening before and enjoy an opportunity to network with colleagues, NCDOT Raleigh and Division-based staff, exhibitors and conference sponsors!
    Light hors d'oeuvres will be provided as well as a cash bar.
    -South Hallway, Raleigh Convention Center


    Tuesday, September 18th
    7:15 am - 8:00 am: Registration, Continental Breakfast
    8:00 am - 9:30 am General Session (1.5 PDH)

                        Gary Hartong, PE, The Wooten Company, ACEC/NC President
                        John Sullivan, PE, FHWA Division Administrator
                        Jim Trogdon, PE, NCDOT Secretary
                        Tim Little, PE, NCDOT Chief Engineer
                        Chris Werner, PE, NCDOT Technical Services Director
    9:30 am -  10:00 am Networking Break
    10:00 am -11:00 am Concurrent Sessions (1 PDH)
                    Project Delivery  (ORD) Open Roads Designer & Project Wise
                    Jason Moore, PE, NCDOT - Roadway Design Support Services;
                        Brian Edwards, PE, NCDOT - CADD Services
                        Cool Projects  North Carolina's First CFI: Adventures in Alternative                     Roadway and Traffic Engineering Design
                        Betsy Watson, PE, Stantec; Dean Sarvis, PE, Stantec
                        Environmental Environmental Justice and Public Outreach - Bridging                     Communities: Creating Public Spaces Under Highways
                        Harrison Marshall, NCDOT, Addressing Environmental Justice;
                        Tim Witsil, RS&H, Use of Visualization in Public Involvement
                    Economic Development  NC Main Street Initiative
                    Mike Surasky, PE, WSP; Eric Lamb, PE, City of Raleigh
    11:00 am - 11:30 am Networking Break
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm Concurrent Sessions (1 PDH)

                        Project Delivery Bridge Program Delivery
                        Kevin Fischer, PE, NCDOT - Structures Management Unit;
                        Heather Lane, PE, NCDOT; Garland Haywood, PE, NCDOT
                       Project Atlas
                        Leilani Paugh, NCDOT Environmental Analysis Unit;
                        Morgan Weatherford, NCDOT Environmental Analysis Unit
                        Cool Projects  Beyond Replacement: Examining Community                     Impacts Mitigation on the I-70 East Project in Denver
                        Carrie Wallis, PE, LEED AP, Atkins
                         - Hope Mills Dam Reconstruction
                         Mark Landis, PE, PG, Schnabel Engineering
                    Environmental Threading the Needle - Avoiding 4(f) effects             and Shore Stabilization
        Marvin Brown AECOM, Transportation Alignments: Buried and
                Can't be Historic, plus Threading the Needle - Resources and Methods for avoiding 4(f) effects; Randy Boyd, North State Engineering, Shore Stabilization to Protect Historic Fort Anderson
                        Economic Development - What Happens When We Invest in
                        Livable Communities - Real Numbers on Bicycle and Pedestrian
                        Return on Investment
                        Sig Hutchinson, Wake County Commissioner; Julie White, NCDOT
                        Multi-Modal Transportation
    12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch & Keynote Speaker (1 PDH)
                    Steve Rizzo, Hall of Fame Speaker and Author
    2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Networking Break
    2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Concurrent Sessions (1 PDH)

                        Project Delivery  Project Delivery - State of the Divisions
                        John Rouse, PE, NCDOT Chief Engineer's Office; Louis Mitchell, PE,                     NCDOT Chief Engineer's Office
                    Cool Projects - Bayonne Bridge - Raising the Roadway
                    Joseph LoBuono, PE, HDR
                    Environmental PCSP, BMPs and Bees
                    Brian S. Lipscomb, PE, NCDOT, NCDOT?s Post Construction 
    Stormwater Program (PCSP) - What Does It Mean for You?
                        Karl Dauber, PE, CFM, WSP, Biofiltration Conveyance for I-77 Median at Patterson Creek; David B. Harris, PE, NCDOT, Pollinator Habitat Zones Along Highways
                    Economic Development Chatham Park
                    Tim Smith, Preston Development Company
    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Networking Break
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions (1 PDH)

                        Project Delivery Project Delivery After the Bid
                        Berry Jenkins, Jr., PE, PLS, Carolina Association of General                     Contractors;  Jonathan Bivens, PE, S.T. Wooten Corporation;
                        Drew Johnson, PE, Zachry Construction Corporation; Jeff                     Thatcher, PE, CCM; Marcus Kiser, PE, NCDOT
                    Cool Projects  - Transportation Technology
                    Michael Davis, PE, DBIA, RS&H

                        - Keep Droning On: The Future of Unmanned Aerial Systems in                    Transportation
                        Basil Yap, PE, NCDOT Photogrammetry Unit
                    Environmental NCDOT's State of the Practice - Environmental 
    Documentation and USACOE Industry Update
                    Colin Mellor, NCDOT, Karen Taylor, PE, AECOM; Monte Matthews, 
                    Economic Development  NC Mega Sites
                    Ellen Tai, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Networking Reception

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    Raleigh Convention Center
    500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601


    Hotel Information
    For those traveling from out of town, ACEC/NC has reserved a block of rooms at the Sheraton Downtown Raleigh.
    The cutoff date to reserve a room in the room block is
    August 17, 2018.  Please call 919-834-9900 or CLICK HERE to book.
    Date/Time Information:
    Tuesday, September 18, 2018
    7:15 am - 6:30 pm
    Contact Information:
    Jessica Mills
    ACEC/NC Member Registration - EARLY BIRD: $250.00
    ACEC/NC Member Registration (After 8/15/18): $300.00
    *Non-Member Registration (Opens 8/1/18): $500.00

    Cancellations must be recieved by August 31st to reveice a refund.  After this date, no refunds will be given.
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