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Surface Transportation System Resilience to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events
September 16, 2015 @ 8:00 am - September 18, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
The Transportation Research Board’s First International Conference on Surface Transportation System Resilience to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events will be held September 16-18, 2015 at the National Academy of Sciences Building in Washington, DC. Visit the Conference Website to register and view the preliminary program.
Important dates include the following:
- July 10 is the last date to receive the early bird registration discount
- August 8 is the cutoff for the hotel room block
The conference will provide transportation professionals with information on emerging best practices and state of the art research results on how to adapt surface transportation networks to the potential impacts of climate change and extreme weather events. The conference will examine cost-effective and resilient decision making by State DOTs, MPOs, transit and other transportation agencies in planning and programming, capital improvements, and maintenance and operations.