Posted on January 23, 2013.
Saturday, June 8, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, GTRIC Roundtable: General Transportation Information Committee
A ticketed event, the General Transportation Research Information Committee (GTRIC) Roundtable – formerly targeted to Government employees – is intended to provide a mixed forum to discuss the latest developments in Transportation. This year’s session will consist of a variety of speakers from both the public and private sectors. Topics will include the development of Transportation Knowledge Networks (TKNs), how long-term government funding concerns can be expected to impact construction contractors, new models of public-private cooperation, and the ongoing need for public transparency.
Sunday, June 9, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm, Standards Update - Co-sponsor
The Standards Update is your opportunity to meet many of the standards development organizations (SDOs) and vendors. Learn about new developments and the latest product or technological innovations. Ask questions and provide feedback while the SDOs are all in the same room!
Sunday, June 9, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm, Transportation Division Board Meeting
This Transportation Division (DTRN) Board Meeting is intended to provide officers an opportunity to address relevant business. The issues raised will be presented at the Annual Business Meeting. Members interested in leadership positions are also encouraged to attend.
Sunday, June 9, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm, Transportation Division Business Meeting
This Annual Transportation Division (DTRN) Business Meeting is coupled with a special presentation titled, “Fact or Fiction: Is America’s Infrastructure Really Crumbling?” As part of this session, issues raised at the DTRN Board Meeting will be presented to those in attendance. New business will also be opened for discussion. All Division members are encouraged to attend, and a roundtable format will help to facilitate an informal – but lively – debate.
Monday, June 10, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Self-Defense for Librarians - Co-sponsor
Personal safety is especially important during conferences when many of us are visiting an unfamiliar city. In this workshop on self-defense techniques Evan Dzierzynski, Owner and Lead Coach of NOVA Self Defense, will show us how we can defend ourselves safely.
Monday, June 10, 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Open House - Co-sponsor
The Solo Division and Government Information Division Division invite you to join us for a few hours of fun, networking, food and great company! Celebrate another great conference with old and new friends.
Tuesday, June 11, 10:00 am to 11:30 am, Biofuels: Past, Present, Future - Co-sponsor
Biofuels have generated controversy and discussion ever since they were touted as an alternative to petroleum, please come and here what the history, present state of affairs and the future holds for biofuels
Tuesday, June 11, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm, Crucial Confrontations - Co-sponsor
Tom Holloway (FAA) introduces the concept of “Crucial Confrontations”: a process for enhancing accountability, improving performance, and ensuring execution. By learning how to talk about violated expectations in a way that solves problems while improving relationships, you’ll improve individual, team, and organizational effectiveness.