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2015 Young Professional Events

In the upcoming weeks, there are three conferences of interest to Members and Friends of YPT. Here you can find one-stop event information and links to these worthwhile conferences and events.

 

4th Annual Transportation Camp

Saturday, January 10, 2015

George Mason University Founders Hall
3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201

Hosted by:
George Mason University School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs

The “unconference” is designed to bring together transportation professionals, technologists, and others interested in the intersection of urban transportation and technology. Anyone who wants to improve mobility is welcome! 

Registration is at transportationcamp2015dc.eventbrite.com. Event information can be found at http://transportationcamp.org/events/dc-2015/.

World Bank’s Free Transforming Transportation Conference

Thursday and Friday, January 15-16

World Bank Headquarters in Washington, DC.

Transforming Transportation (#TTDC15) is the annual conference co-organized by EMBARQ, the sustainable urban transport arm of the World Resources Institute’s (WRI) WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, and the World Bank. The event convenes leading transport and urban development experts from national and local government, finance institutions, foundations, civil society, and business to discuss the latest global trends, experiences, and best practices in sustainable transport.

This year’s conference will focus on Smart Cities for Shared Prosperity, and will examine how smart, connected urban mobility can improve quality of life in cities. Through panels, presentations, and networking opportunities, discussions at Transforming Transportation 2015 will address how the upcoming United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) impact urban transport, with an emphasis on data and technology, governance, and international financial flows.

Click here for the conference details, or view the agenda here.

Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting

Workshop 103: Hitting the Ground Running: Choosing and Navigating a Successful Career Path—A Workshop for Young and New Transportation Professionals

Sunday, January 11, 2015 9:00AM – 12:00PM

Pete Jenior, Kittelson & Associates, Inc., presiding

Panel:
Marsha Anderson Bomar, Stantec Consulting Inc
Eileen M. Velez-Vega, Kimley-Horn Puerto Rico, LLC
Joung Lee, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
Aimee Custis, Coalition for Smarter Growth
Hillary N. Isebrands, Federal Highway Administration
Barton A. Thrasher, Virginia Department of Transportation
James B. Wagner, Indian Nations Council of Governments
James Henson, District of Columbia Department of Transportation
Tara Cavalline, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

A candid examination and discussion of the career paths of assorted professionals at various stages in their journeys is presented. Speakers discuss their career choices and provide insight into what it is like to work in their respective sectors. The workshop conclusion offers interaction in which the audience engages the speakers and other sector representatives in an entertaining and useful question and answer session and open discussion.

Sponsored By:
Design and Construction Group Young Members (AF000(4))
Young Members Council (YMC) (A0040T)

Session 191: Freight Data Meets Innovative Technologies—An Interactive Workshop

Sunday, January 11, 2015, 1:30pm- 4:30pm

Matthew Campo, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, presiding

Innovations in Trucking Industry Data Analysis (P15-6086)
Alexandra Shirk, American Transportation Research Institute
Automatic Identification System (AIS) Data: Analyzing Maritime and Inland Waterway Movement (P15-6078)
Brandan M. Scully, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Patricia K. DiJoseph, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
Aviation Data: Planning for Capacity (P15-6082)
Laurence Audenaerd, MITRE Corporation
Operations Management Data: Connected Vehicles and Freight Advanced Traveler Information System (FRATIS) (P15-6134)
Yi Lin Pei, Cambridge Systematics, Inc.
Presenting Multimodal Data: Philly Freight Finder and Web-Based Planning Applications (P15-6084)
Michael Ruane, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
Panel Discussion: Filling Data Gaps and Tips from Presenters (P15-6085)
Donald B. Ludlow, CPCS Transcom, Incorporated

Understanding new data used for freight decisions is critical for freight and marine transportation professionals. Workshop participants learn from demonstrations of multimodal freight data tools and real-world applications for planning and operational decisions. Attendees acquire a broader knowledge of web-based data tools, innovative data collection and visualization technologies, and non-traditional data sources to analyze and communicate freight decisions.

Sponsored by:
Committee on Ports and Channels (AW010); Committee on Freight Transportation Data (ABJ90); Committee on Young Members Council – Freight Systems and Marine (AT000(1))

Welcome and Attendee Orientation Session

Sunday, January 11, 2015 2:30PM – 4:00PM

Robert E. Skinner, Transportation Research Board, presiding

Introduction to TRB (P15-6896)
Robert E. Skinner, Transportation Research Board
Survivor’s Guide to 2015 TRB Annual Meeting (P15-6897)
Mark R. Norman, Transportation Research Board
Becoming Involved in TRB Activities (P15-6898)
Daniel S. Turner, University of Alabama
Opportunities for Young Participants (P15-6899)
Alison J. Conway, City College of New York

Whether you’re a first-time attendee, or a long-time veteran of the TRB Annual Meeting, you are invited to come and learn how to make the most of your time at the meeting. Offered are a brief overview of TRB, tips on navigating the meeting and on networking during the meeting, the role TRB can play in career development, and how to become involved in TRB activities. Refreshments are provided along with an opportunity for attendees to meet each other and TRB leaders.

Sponsored By:
Technical Activities (A0000)

Design and Construction Group – Younger Members Subcommittee

Sunday, January 11, 2015 4:00PM – 5:30PM

Jason D. Gregorie, Applied Building Sciences, presiding

Sponsored By:
Design and Construction Group (AF000)

Operations and Preservation Group – Young Members Subcommittee, AH000(1)

Sunday, January 11, 2015 4:00PM – 5:30PM

Nikola Ivanov, University of Maryland, College Park, presiding

Maintenance and Preservation, Operations and Traffic Management

Sponsored By:
Operations and Preservation Group (AH000)
Young Members Council (YMC) (A0040T)
Young Professionals (AH000(1))

Freight Systems Group – Young Members Subcommittee, AT000(1)

Sunday, January 11, 2015 5:30PM – 7:30PM

Marc Alan Howlett, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, presiding
Yi Lin Pei, Cambridge Systematics, Inc., presiding

Sponsored By:
Freight Systems Group (AT000)
Young Members Council (YMC) (A0040T)

Young Professionals Reception

Sunday, January 11, 2015 9:00PM – 10:30PM

Alison J. Conway, City College of New York, presiding

Co-hosted by the TRB Young Members Council and Young Professionals in Transportation, this reception celebrates all young professionals, students, and their supporters by providing opportunities for career development and networking with peers from around the world. Light refreshments will be served.

Sponsored By:
Young Members Council (YMC) (A0040T)

Session 195 – Emerging Professionals and Emerging Technologies: Investing in our Future, Part I (Part 2, 255)

Monday, January 12, 2015 8:00AM – 9:45AM

Jason D. Gregorie, Applied Building Sciences, presiding
Lucy Phillips Priddy, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, presiding

Lectern Session

Application of the Oklahoma University Developed Intelligent Compaction Analyzer in Evaluating the Compaction Level of Subgrade and Asphalt Layers During Their Construction (P15-6660)
Manik Barman, Oklahoma University
Multi-Objective Calibration of Performance Models in the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Software (P15-6664)
Nima Kargah-Ostadi, Fugro Roadware Inc.
Developing Priorities for the Introduction of Self Driving Cars (P15-6662)
Daniel Horner, Rutgers University
Electric Vehicles for Urban Freight Transport: A Preliminary Analysis on the French Potential Market (P15-6665)
Eleonora Morganti, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, France
Development of a Tool to Calculate Appropriate Advisory Speeds on Horizontal Curves (P15-6666)
Julie Trumpoldt, Virginia Tech

This is the first of a two-part podium session presenting ongoing work by Young Members (age 35 years and younger). The topics focus on emerging technologies and reflect ongoing practices, case studies, and research across a wide range of transportation topics and TRB Groups. Audience members are encouraged to provide constructive feedback to the authors, in order to help develop these presentations into future full papers.

Sponsored By:
Design and Construction Group Young Members (AF000(4))
Young Members Council (YMC) (A0040T)

Flexible Pavement Design Meeting for Young Professionals

Monday, January 12, 2015 8:00AM – 9:45AM

Mena I. Souliman, University of Texas, Tyler, presiding

Sponsored By:
Flexible Pavement Design (AFD60)

Session 255 – Emerging Professionals and Emerging Technologies: Investing in our Future, Part 2 (Part 1, 195)

Monday, January 12, 2015 10:15AM – 12:00PM

Jason D. Gregorie, Applied Building Sciences, presiding
Lucy Phillips Priddy, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, presiding

Lectern Session

Evaluation of Connected Motorcycle Crash Warning Interfaces (P15-6668)
Miao Song, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
Potential Application of Raman Spectroscopy as a Diagnostic Tool for Alkali-Silica Reaction (P15-6669)
Chandni Balachandran, SES Group & Associates, LLC
Ensuring Safe Transportation Structures and Safe Inspections by Emerging Underwater Professionals and Technologies (P15-6670)
Roy A. Forsyth, Collins Engineers, Inc.
Traditional Intercept Survey Methods for Economic Evaluation (P15-6672)
Alice Grossman, Georgia Institute of Technology
Communicating the Effects of Transit Improvements on Accessibility Using Interactivity and Design (P15-6673)
Daniel James Howard, UC Berkeley

This is the second of a two-part podium session presenting ongoing work by Young Members (age 35 years and younger). The topics focus on emerging technologies and reflect ongoing practices, case studies, and research across a wide range of transportation topics and TRB Groups. Audience members are encouraged to provide constructive feedback to the authors, in order to help develop these presentations into future full papers.

Sponsored By:
Design and Construction Group Young Members (AF000(4))
Young Members Council (YMC) (A0040T)

Session 390 – The Six-Minute Pitch: Transportation Start-up Challenge

Monday, January 12, 2015 3:45PM – 5:30PM

Shana Johnson, Foursquare Integrated Transportation Planning, presiding

Panel:
Sean O’Sullivan, Carma, Ireland
Chris Thomas, Fontinalis Partners, LLC
Gabe Klein, Bridj

In this exciting session, young professionals pitch their startup’s idea for the next transformative product or service to a panel of transportation industry entrepreneurs and investors in just 6 min or less. Following each pitch, the panel will provide immediate feedback on the market potential, business model, and incorporation of innovative technologies or techniques and the latest research in the pitch. An honorary winner will be declared at the end of this fast-paced, interactive session.

Sponsored By:
Young Members Council (YMC) (A0040T)

Session 429 – Emerging Aviation Research for Emerging Aviation Scholars and Practitioners

Monday, January 12, 2015 3:45PM – 5:30PM

Stephanie Box, LeighFisher, presiding
Megan Smirti Ryerson, University of Pennsylvania, presiding
Yasmina Platt, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, presiding

Lectern Session | Practice Ready Papers

Robustness and Topology Analysis of European Air Traffic Network Using Complex Network Theory (15-4846)
Wenlong Shang, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Kuang-Chang Pien, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Ke Han, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Arnab Majumdar, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Washington Y. Ochieng, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Optimization of Aircraft Cost Indexes to Reduce Fuel Use (15-3967)
Holly Alice Edwards, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Darron Dixon, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Zia Wadud, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Performance of Warm-Mix Asphalt Grooved Pavement Surfaces Under Heavy Aircraft Load and High Tire Pressure (15-4134)
Mariely Mejias, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
Jesse D. Doyle, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
John F. Rushing, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
Interrelationship Between Airport Enplanements and Accessibility: Case of Three Airports in Metropolitan Washington, D.C., Region (15-5084)
Timothy F. Welch, Georgia Institute of Technology
Sabyasachee Mishra, University of Memphis
Fangru Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology

Sponsored By:
Aviation Group (AV000)
Aviation System Planning (AV020)
Aviation Economics and Forecasting (AV040)
Airfield and Airspace Capacity and Delay (AV060)
Aircraft/Airport Compatibility (AV070)
Young Members Council-Aviation (AV000(1))

Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lecture and Presentation of Awards

Monday, January 12, 2015, 6:00pm- 7:15pm, Convention Center, 146C

Robert E. Skinner, Transportation Research Board, presiding

Sponsored by:
Committee on Technical Activities (A0000)

The Deen Distinguished Lectureship award recognizes the career contributions and achievements of an individual in areas covered by the Transportation Research Board’s Technical Activities Division. Honorees present overviews of their technical areas, covering the evolution, status, and prospects for the future. A number of TRB awards, including that for Outstanding Young Member, will also be presented at this session.

Presentation of Awards (P15-6900)
Daniel S. Turner, University of Alabama
Introduction of Deen Lecturer (P15-6901)
Kirk T. Steudle, Michigan Department of Transportation
The Emerging Transformation of Mobility, Vehicles, and Fuels (P15-6902)
Daniel Sperling, University of California, Davis

Safety and System Users Group Young Member Council Subcommittee, AN000(2)

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 8:00AM – 9:45AM

Bevan Kirley, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, presiding

Sponsored By:
Safety and Systems Users Group (AN000)
Young Members Council (YMC) (A0040T)

Young Members Council (YMC) Task Force

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 10:15AM – 12:00PM

Alison J. Conway, City College of New York, presiding

Administration and Management, Education and Training, Transportation, General

Sponsored By:
Young Members Council (YMC) (A0040T)

Planning and Environment Group – Young Members Subcommittee

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 1:30PM – 3:15PM

Shana Johnson, Foursquare Integrated Transportation Planning, presiding

Energy, Environment, Planning and Forecasting

Sponsored By:
Planning and Environment Group (AD000)
Young Members Council (YMC) (A0040T)

Public Transportation Group – Young Members Subcommittee, AP000 (2)

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 7:30PM – 9:30PM

Christopher A. Pangilinan, New York City Transit Authority, presiding
Ted Rosenbaum, LTK Engineering Services, presiding

Sponsored By:
Public Transportation Group (AP000)
Young Members Council (YMC) (A0040T)

 

Additional information can be found by visiting the TRB AM website: http://www.trb.org/AnnualMeeting2015/annualmeeting2015.aspx

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