KDOT/ACEC KS Partnering Conference

2017 KDOT/ACEC Kansas Partnering Conference

“Partnering into the Future”

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Capitol Plaza-Maner Conference Center

Topeka, Kansas  

8:30-8:40 a.m.

Ron Seitz, P.E., Director, Division of Engineering and Design, KDOT

8:40-9:00 a.m.

Kansas Update
Richard Carlson, Secretary & Director of Transportation, KDOT

9:00-9:20 a.m.

KDOT Update
Catherine Patrick, P.E., State Transportation Engineer, KDOT

9:20-9:40 a.m.

KTA Update
David Jacobson, P.E., Director of Engineering, KTA

9:40-10:20 a.m.

Break Networking

10:20-10:40 a.m.

Latest News from Washington
Rick Backlund, AICP, Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration

10:40-11:00 a.m.

Legislative Review
Scott Heidner, J.D., Executive Director, ACEC of Kansas

11:00a.m-12:00 p.m.

An Inside Perspective on the Kansas Legislature
Senator John Skubal, District II
Representative Melissa Rooker, District 25

12:00-1:30 p.m

Lunch - Emerging Technology - Our Gateway to the Future Transportation System
Bernie Arseneau, P.E., PTOE, HDR

1:30-2:00 p.m .

Transload Facility Project
John Maddox, Freight and Rail Program Manager, KDOT
Jennifer Schwaller, CEP, ENV SP, HDR

2:00-2:30 p.m.

Part I - I-235 Wichita Project
Bob Miller, P.E., TranSystems
Mark Hurt, P.E., KDOT
Tom Hein, KDOT

2:30-2:45 p.m.

Break – Networking

2:45-3:15 p.m.

Project Update - North Junction  in Wichita - Part II
Mitch Coffman, AICP, PEC
Thomas Rhoads, P.E., KDOT

3:15-3:45 p.m.

Tech Update - Drone/Aviation
Bob Brock, Deputy Director/Director of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, KDOT
Merrill Atwater - Director of Aviation, KDOT

3:45 p.m. 

Wrap Up/Door Prizes

Registration Cost: $60.00

Sleeping rooms are available at the Capitol Plaza hotel at a rate of $94.00. Please call 800.579.7937 to make a reservation in the ACEC Kansas block of rooms. Cutoff date for discounted rate is September 23, 2017

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