9th Annual Conference Agenda

Monday, September 18

Time Topic / Speaker
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM PUBLIC AGENCY FORUM (BY INVITATION ONLY)
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM CONFERENCE ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATION
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM OPENING RECEPTION *Sponsored by Phoscrete Concretes and Bayer CropScience LP
DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Tuesday, September 19

Time Topic / Speaker
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM BREAKFAST *Sponsored by ISS Facility Services and Ayres Associates
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM WELCOME - Peter Loughlin, AMOTIA Executive Director
INTRODUCTION OF THEME - Andy Renfrew, AMOTIA President
WELCOME - Ann Purcell, Georgia DOT Board Member, 1st Congressional District
OPENING REMARKS - Russell McMurry, Georgia DOT Commissioner
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM MAINTENANCE CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS - HOW FAMS IS PART OF THE SOLUTION
Kathy Zahul, Georgia DOT Metro Atlanta District Engineer
Branco Vlacich, Virginia DOT State Maintenance Division Administrator
Jason Davis, Utah DOT Director of Operations
Moderated by Scott Rawlins - Rawlins Infra Consult
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM BREAK *Sponsored by Royal Truck & Equipment and Wattway by Colas
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM RECENT UNIVERSITY STUDY OF THE COST EFFECTIVENESS OF PERFORMANCE BASED MAINTENANCE CONTRACTING
Baruch Feigenbaum, Assistant Director of Transportation Policy, Reason Foundation
Len Guilroy, Director of Government Reform Reason Foundation
Moderated by Chuck Henningsgaard, Roy Jorgensen Associates
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EMERGENCY RESPONSE AND HOW INDUSTRY HELPS REBUILD IN CRISIS
Marc Mastronardi, Georgia DOT Director of Construction – I-85 Fire in Atlanta
Alex DeMarco, DBi Services, South Florida Regional Manager – Sinkhole at Rest Area on Interstate 4 in Polk County, Florida
Annette Guidice, HDR|ICA – I-75 Bridge, Florida
Moderated by Bob Gorski, DBi Services
11:30 AM - NOON WORKZONE REALITIES - Lyndsay Morgan Sutton
NOON - 1:00 PM LUNCH *Sponsored by Kisinger Campo & Associates and Chemical Containers
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM SAFETY INNOVATIONS - TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENTS
Craig Franklin, President Trichord Inc. - Connected Vehicles and Impact to Traffic Operations and Maintenance
Laura Porter, FDI Services - Actively Monitoring Movable Bridges
Moderated by Amita Poole, IIPL
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM THE TRUTH ABOUT YOUR FUTURE
Ric Edelman, Award Winning Financial Advisor (View Bio)
Reveals how exponential technologies will alter virtually every aspect of your life - - with profound implications on your personal finances
Moderated by Chuck Henningsgaard, Roy Jorgensen Associates
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM BREAK
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ALTERNATE DELIVERY - ALL ROADS LEAD TO MAINTENANCE
David Spector, Executive Director of Colorado DOT, High-Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE)
Darryl VanMeter, Georgia DOT, Assistant Director of P3 and Innovative Delivery
Gail Lewis, Arizona DOT, Director of Office of P3 Initiatives and International Affairs
Moderated by David Rader, HDR/ICA
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM OVERSEEING YOUR DEPARTMENT - WHAT YOUR JOB WILL BE IN 10 YEARS
Lance Simmons, Texas DOT Bryan District Engineer
Mike Dover, Georgia DOT, Deputy Commissioner
Mark Thomas, Formerly Florida DOT District Maintenance Engineer
Moderated by Scott Rawlins, Rawlins Infra Consult
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM RECEPTION AND DINNER AT THE OLDE PINK HOUSE IN HISTORIC SAVANNAH
*Sponsored by Mobile Barriers and Volkert & Associates, Inc.

Bus leaves at 5:45

Wednesday, September 20

Time Topic / Speaker
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM BREAKFAST *Sponsored by Yellowstone Landscape and Thing Tech

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM INTRODUCTION OF INCOMING PRESIDENT
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM LEADERSHIP AND CONVICTION
Captain Geno F. Paluso, USN, Commandant of the Citadel
Captain Paluso served as a Navy SEAL officer on active duty as the commander of the Naval Special Warfare Group 3 at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The group consists of 700 specialized SEAL and fleet personnel. He has held leadership roles commanding special forces in Africa, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
Moderated by Bob Gorski, DBi Services
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM THE TRUMP INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN - AN INSIDER'S VIEW
Jim Ray, Senior Advisor to United States Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao
Jim Tymon, COO of AASHTO
Moderated by Butch Eley, HDR/ICA
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM BREAK
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM IMPACT OF PORT EXPANSION
Bart Gobeil, Senior Director of Economic Development & Government Affairs, Georgia Ports Authority
Eric Olafson, Director of Global Trade & Business Development, Port of Miami
Moderated by Paul Staton, Broadspectrum
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM CONNECTED VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY - COMING SOONER THAN YOU THINK
Rob Roy, President - Royal Truck & Equipment, Autonomous Truck Mounted Attenuator
Bob Frey, Planning Director, Tampa-Hillsborough County Expressway Authority
Mark Rogers, Siemens – Advanced Software Sales
Moderated by Andy Renfrew, Colas
11:45 AM ADJOURN


* Agenda and Speakers may be subject to change