Draft Agenda

August 16–17, 2017
Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA

Hosted by the Iowa Department of Transportation and Iowa State University's Institute for Transportation

An outline of the session times for the 2017 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium is listed below. Session schedules and presenters will be added as the information becomes available.

Wednesday, August 16
7:30 am - 8:30 am Registration
8:30 am - 10:00 am Plenary Session

Welcome/Opening Remarks:
John Selmer, Iowa DOT
Karen Bobo, FHWA Iowa Division
James Bryant, TRB

Keynote: Smart Cities:
Ben Pierce, HDR, Inc.

10:00 am - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Session 1
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Session 2
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Session 3
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Reception and poster session
Thursday, August 17
7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration
8:00 am - 9:00 am

Welcome:
Shauna Hallmark, InTrans, ISU
Sarah Rajala, Dean of Engineering, ISU
Mark Lowe, Interim Director, Iowa DOT

9:00 am - 9:30 am Break
9:30 am - 11:30 am Session 4