Workshop Agenda

Automated Vehicle Location (AVL) Technology for Winter Maintenance

A Peer Exchange Workshop

Courtyard by Marriott, Sacramento Midtown
4422 Y Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
October 27th, 2016     9:00AM-5:00PM
October 28th, 2016     9:00AM-3:00PM


Thursday, October 27th  – Day 1

9:00 AM Introduction and Announcements  
Prof. Bahram Ravani
Advanced Highway Maintenance and Construction Technology Center
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9:10 AM Opening Remarks 
James Appleton
Division Chief, DRISI
Caltrans
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9:25 AM

 

Overview: Caltrans Winter Operations  
Chris Smith
Chief, Caltrans Winter Operations Branch
Caltrans
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9:45 AM An Overview of the PennDOT AVL Program  
Jon Fleming
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
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10:15 AM An Overview of the Idaho State AVL Program  
Steve Spoor
Idaho Transportation Department
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10:45 AM Break
11:00 AM AVL at the Iowa DOT  
Tina Greenfield
Iowa Department of Transportation
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11:30 AM 2016 Yard 4 Production Run  
Angela Wheeler
Caltrans
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11:30 AM Panel Discussion  movie_icon
12:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM An Overview of the Washington State AVL Program
Joe Schmit / James R. Morin
Washington DOT
2:00 PM Deployment of Two Road Weather Management Solutions
Paul Pisano
US Department of Transportation
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2:30 PM Break
2:45 PM An Overview of the Minnesota State AVL Program  
Joseph Huneke
Minnesota Department of Transportation
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3:15 PM Fleet Management Analytics  
Kyle Lester / Chris Volkert / Al Martinez
Colorado DOT
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3:45 PM Panel Discussion  movie_icon
5:00 PM End of Day 1

Friday, October 28th  – Day 2

9:00 AM AVL at the City of West Des Moines  
Kevin Hensley
City of West Des Moines
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9:30 AM Implementation and Application of AVL Technology at the Ministry of Transportation, Province of Ontario, Canada  
Max Perchanok
Ontario Ministry of Transportation
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10:00 AM Break
10:15 AM Putting the AVL Tool into the Winter Maintenance Toolbox  
Wilf Nixon, PhD., P.E.
Salt Institute
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10:45 AM Use Of Mobile Data Collection for Winter Maintenance Decision Support  
Daris Ormeshir
South Dakota DOT
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11:15 AM Panel Discussion  movie_icon
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Snowplow Colors  
Richard Nelson
AASHTO
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1:30 PM Workshop Summary  
Prof. Bahram Ravani
Advanced Highway Maintenance and Construction Technology Center
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1:30 PM Open Questions  
Lisa Kunzman
Caltrans
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2:00 PM Open Forum and Networking
3:00 PM Workshop Commencement