The plenary sessions of GAP 2019 will provide invaluable context to the diverse transportation engineering sessions taking place throughout November 5 and 6.

Welcome Address

Colorado DOT

The Welcome Address will be followed immediately by a two-hour reception in the GAP 2019 exhibit hall.

Reception sponsorship and welcome address recognition available.

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Opening Panel Discussion

FHWA, FRA, FAA, and ERDC

Leaders from the four organizing agencies will field moderator and audience questions to set the stage for the day of interdisciplinary, geostructural technical sessions to come.

Keynote Lecture

Dr. David Pittman, SES
Chief Scientist of USACE and ERDC Director

Dr. David Pittman began his engineering career in the very areas of concern that GAP 2019 is focused on. Dr. Pittman will share his experience and that of the US Army Corps of Engineers and the Engineer Research and Development Center, with a particular focus on the ways in which interdisciplinary learning and exchange have been essential to our continued improvement of civil infrastructure. Dr. Pittman is based at the US Army Corps’ historic Vicksburg, Mississippi research site.

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