TRB Webinar: Return on Investment in Asset Management Systems and Process Improvements

May 07, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.5 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.0 hour(s)
AICP: 0.0 hour(s)
CLE: 0.0 hour(s)

TRB will conduct a webinar on Monday, May 7, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that features research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)’s Research Report 866: Return on Investment in Transportation Asset Management Systems and Practices.

This webinar will discuss guidance and tools to support calculating the return on investment (ROI) for transportation agencies implementing new asset management systems or improving existing systems. The presenters will describe three case studies that were performed to calculate the ROI from implementing pavement, bridge, and maintenance management systems.

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Webinar Presenters

  • William Robert, Spy Pond Partners
  • Chris Williges, HDR

Moderated by:  Jennifer Brandenburg, Volkert, Inc.

Webinar Outline

  1. Overview of NCHRP and Project 20-100
  2. Guidance and tools for calculating ROI of asset management systems
  3. Case studies where tools were successfully used to calculate ROIs
  1. Question and answer session

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions. The Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP) categorizes this webinar activity as relating to health, safety, and welfare including core technical.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the framework summarizing different types of costs and benefits of transpiration asset management systems and process
  • Describe realized costs and benefits of asset management system implementation for selected case studies
  • Determine calculation steps involved in determining return on investment for a potential asset management system or process investment
  • Calculate return on investment for a potential investment using a spreadsheet tool

Professional Development Hour Information

A certificate for 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be provided to Professional Engineers (PEs) who register and attend the webinar as an individual. For groups, only the person that registers and attends the session will receive a PDH certificate. Certificates of Completion will be issued only to individuals who register for and attend the entire webinar session.

Individuals registered as Florida PEs are no longer required to email TRB with your license number to report your attendance. Instead, please use your certificate that TRB provides through as verification of your attendance to the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

This webinar was developed in October 2017. TRB has met the standards and requirements of the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to RCEP by TRB. Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20005. Website:

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum at