TRB Webinar: Disruptive Technologies and the Future of the Transportation Agency

This webinar was posted on 01/26/2024

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February 26, 2024 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.50 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 1.50 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

With rapid technological innovation and deployment, state departments of transportation (DOTs) and other transportation planning agencies need a clear framework to find opportunities to enhance agency performance. TRB will host a webinar on Monday, February 26, 2024 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern that will examine the changing landscape along with new and potentially disruptive technologies in the transportation sector and evaluate their potential impacts on the performance of DOTs. Presenters will share steps to adopt new technologies and make necessary changes in processes and organization to adapt to these technologies.
This webinar is based on NCHRP Research Report 1075: Becoming a Tech-Savvy DOT of Tomorrow.
This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program and the Standing Technical Committees on Transportation Planning Policy and Processes and Transportation Planning Analysis and Application.
Registration is free for employees of TRB sponsors as well as Titanium and Cobalt Global Affiliates. The registration rate for all other attendees is $100. Sign into to view registration information. Contact Patrice Davenport to inquire about becoming a TRB sponsor or global affiliate organization.
A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.
Webinar agenda and presenters

  • Understanding the current disruptive technology landscape – Baird Bream, Cambridge Systematics
  • A playbook to become a tech-savvy DOT of tomorrow – Caroline Mays, Texas DOT
  • Implications of the NCHRP report for future planning initiatives – Christos Savvas Xenophontos, Rhode Island DOT
  • Question and answer session moderated by Deb Miller, University of Kansas

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.
Learning Objectives
At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify disruptive technologies and evaluate their impacts on DOT operations and administration
  • Plan for and integrate disruptive technologies into processes and organizational frameworks

Professional Development Hours
Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). TRB’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.
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American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits
This webinar is approved by the American Planning Association (APA) for 1.5 Certification Maintenance (CM) Credits. CM credits provide continuing education opportunities for AICP Certified Planners to continue their professional skills and knowledge. To receive CM credits, Certified Planners should visit the TRB event webpage on American Planning Association and register their participation.
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