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Fourth International Conference on Transportation Geotechnics 

Published May 7, 2019

The International Conference on Transportation Geotechnics takes place every four years. Other locations include: Nottingham, U.K. (2008); Sapporo, Japan (2012); and Guimarães, Portugal (2016).

The Fourth International Conference on Transportation Geotechnics will surely be a meeting of the minds, where leading civil engineers will be bridging the gap between geotechnical engineering and pavement/railway engineering.

Themes range from mechanistic-empirical design, optimized geomaterial, geosynthetic transportation application, intelligent construction, and much more.

The Aug. 30 through Sept. 2, 2020, conference will take place in Chicago.

Abstracts are accepted through June 16, 2019. For more information, contact 217-333-8637 or citl-ictg2020@illinois.edu.

11th International Conference on Managing Pavement Assets

Published May 7, 2019

Registration for the 11th International Conference on Managing Pavement Assets opens February 2020.

The 11th International Conference on Managing Pavement Assets is all about pavement management. Topics will include how to improve pavement quality, the latest in pavement management, managing airport pavement, innovation, and much more.

The Aug. 23-26, 2020, conference will be held in Chicago.

Those interested in submitting an abstract must do so by May 6, 2019. For more information, contact 515-294-7110 or smadi@iastate.edu.

2019 American Society of Civil Engineers International Airfield and Highway Pavements Conference

Published May 7, 2019

Registration is now open for the July 21-24 2019, ASCE International Airfield and Highway Pavements Conference in Chicago.

The 2019 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) International Airfield and Highway Pavements Conference will provide opportunity to interact and exchange information with worldwide leaders in the fields of highway and airport pavements.

The July 21-24 will take place at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza in Chicago.

For more information, contact 1-800-548-2723 or registrations@asce.org.

Pioneering the ‘Future of Transportation’

Published April 29, 2019

As a child, Omer Osman dreamed of becoming an engineer. He not only made that vision a reality, but earlier this year it came full circle when Gov. J.B. Pritzker appointed Osman acting secretary of the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). Read More

Upcoming Conferences Offer Learning Opportunities

Published April 29, 2019

Henry Ford once said those who stop learning are “old” while those who keep their minds afresh, continually learning, are forever “young.”

What better way to live out the wise words of Ford Motor Company’s founder than to attend the upcoming civil engineering research conferences?Read More