Schedule 2017-11-13T21:28:07+00:00

Tuesday, November 14

1 – 1:15 p.m. Welcome from ARTBA First Vice Chairman Steve McGough, President and Chief Operating Officer, HCSS.
1:15  – 1:30 p.m. Industry Leader Development Council Opening Remarks & Opening Workshop Presentation Hosted by the ARTBA Industry Leader Development Council
1:30  – 3:15 p.m. Workshop Autonomous Vehicles & Impact on Infrastructure Development
Dr. Chandra Bhat, director Center for Transportation Research The University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Christopher Poe, assistant director, Texas A&M Transportation Institute for Connected and Automated Transportation Strategy

Hosted by the ARTBA Industry Leader Development Council
3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Networking Break
3:30 – 4:15 p.m. Workshop Presentations & Conclusion
5 – 6:30 p.m. Networking Reception with Indiana Constructors

Wednesday, November 15

8–9 a.m. Breakfast
9–9:15 a.m. ARTBA Chairman’s Report
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. The State of the Transportation Design & Construction Industry in the Central U.S.
Brent Freeman, P.E., area manager, Kraemer North America
Thomas O'Grady, P.E., corporate president, HNTB Corporation
Dennis Faulkenberg, president and CEO, APPIAN
10:15  – 10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30  – 11:30 a.m. Transportation Policy & Regulatory Update
Rich Juliano, senior vice president for strategic initiative, ARTBA
11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Indiana DOT update
Joe McGuinness, commissioner, Indiana Department of Transportation
12 – 1 p.m. Lunch
1 – 1:45 p.m. Indiana Aviation Update
Marty Blake, Manager, Office of Aviation, Indiana Department of Transportation
Mario Rodriguez, executive director, Indianapolis Airport Authority
1:45 – 2:00 p.m. Networking Break
2:00  – 2:30 p.m. Central Region Transportation Construction Market Report
Rich Juliano, senior vice president for strategic initiative, ARTBA
2:30  – 3:30 p.m. State Market & Government Affairs Updates from ARTBA Chapter Affiliates
Len Toenjes, president, AGC of Missouri
Richard Hedgecock, president, Indiana Constructors, Inc.
Mike Sturino, president & CEO, Illinois Road & Transportation Builders Association
Chris Runyan, president, Ohio Contractors Association
3:30 p.m.  Closing Remarks

Thursday, November 16

 8 a.m. - TBA ARTBA members are encouraged to attend the Indiana Constructors Inc. (ICI), one of ARTBA’s Chapter affiliates, 2017 Membership Meeting. The cost for ICI’s membership meeting is included in the registration for ARTBA’s regional meeting, and there is no need to register separately for the ICI membership meeting.
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