November 13, 2019 - November 15, 2019
The Transportation Research Board, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, and Federal Highway Administration are sponsoring the second annual International Conference on Transportation System Resilience to Natural Hazards and Extreme Weather Events, which will take place in Washington D.C. from November 13-15. The conference will provide transportation professionals with information on emerging best practices on how to adapt surface transportation networks to the potential impacts of natural disasters and extreme weather events. The conference will also examine efforts to integrate resilience in all aspects of the transportation sector, including planning and programming, capital improvements, and operations and maintenance. Finally, the conference will promote international dialogue on research, implementation, and lessons learned on this important topic, with benefits that are expected to extend beyond the transportation sector.
Conference organizers are now accepting solicitations for presentations to be shared at the conference. Interested parties should provide pitches on case studies, applied research, and innovative approaches to resilience in transportation. Click here to submit presentation ideas, due by May 3. Visit http://www.tr2019.org/ for more information about the event.