Conference Agenda

Professional Development Hours are available for the conference. There will be 11 hours for the conference and 4 hours for any of the seminars for a possible total of 15 hours.

Pre-Conference Seminars/Workshops (4 PHDs)
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
12:30 p.m.
  1. Signal Operations - Traffic Signal Operations: overview, new items, new issues, new technologies and solutions you can use.
    Jason Sommerer, Bartlett & West; Greg Owens, MoDOT; Dave MacDonald, Traffic Control Corp.; Ryan Pierce, St. Louis County
  2. Media Training & Dealing with the Public
    • How to sell our great engineering ideas
    • Teaching engineers to communicate with customers
    Linda Wilson, MoDOT St. Louis; Sally Oxenhandler, MoDOT Central; Kristie Reeter, KMIZ TV
  3. Highway Safety Manual Lite (Safety Handbook for Locals)
    Dr. Carlos Sun, MU; Dr. Praveen Edara, MU; Henry Brown, MU;
    Andrew Williford, MoDOT
Missouri Traffic and Safety Conference (11 PHDs)
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
8:00 a.m. Opening Session
Moderaor: CMITE President

FHWA - Kevin Ward, Division Administrator                  
NHTSA - Susan DeCourcy, Regional Administrator Kansas City
MSHP -  Colonel Bret Johnson, Missouri State Highway Patrol
MoDOT –Roberta Broeker, Interim Director
8:45 a.m. Keynote Address

“Why Tiger Style” Building Winning Teams
Mizzou Wrestling Coach Brian Smith

9:30 a.m. Break
9:50 a.m. Blueprint
  • Destination Safe: 10 Years of Progress Towards Zero Deaths (2004-2014)
    Aaron Bartlett, MARC; Jessica Hutton, MRIGlobal, Kansas City
  • High Friction Surface Treatment Scanning Tour (KY)
    Bruce Green, MoDOT
  • Wrong Way Driving in St. Louis on I-44 St. Louis District
    Jeannie Hoff, MoDOT
  • What 16 Year Old Drivers: See – Think - Do
    Jason Myers
11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Tools that Help You Do Your Work
  • CIM Visualization - Zoo Interchange in Milwaukee
    Lance Parve, Sr. Engineer WisDOT; Christopher Hager, PTOE WisDOT Adaptive Signal Systems for WZ Traffic Management
  • Research Going On in Missouri: No Passing Zone, Audible Alert, J-turns, Interchange Calibration, DDI, Work Zone
    Bill Stone, MoDOT
  • Connected Vehicle Technology – Large Vehicles
    David Gertman, Idaho National Labs
  • Columbia's GIS System: Asset Management, Analysis, and Visualization for Locals
    Matt Gerike, City of Columbia
3:00 p.m. Break
3:20 p.m. Legal Talk
  • Traffic Engineer and the Law. Update on the Issues of Today: Red Light Running, Automated Speed Enforcement, Primary Seat Belt Law, MUTCD, Apps Like Uber
    Jay Smith, MoDOT; Terri Parker, MoDOT Springfield
4:30 p.m. Adjourn
Thursday, May 14, 2015
8:00 a.m. Best Ways to Use Real Time Traffic Data
Moderator: Wes Bolton, Allstate Consultant, LLC
  • Mobility Maps and Police Interface Examples
    Jon Nelson, MoDOT
  • The Latest in Adaptive Traffic Control
    Jesse Manning, Rhythm Engineering, Kansas City
  • Traffic Corridors (i.e. I-95)
    Dr. Stan Young, CATT Lab, University of Maryland
9:30 a.m. Break
9:50 a.m. Poster Contest Award
  You Asked About This!
  • Traffic Signal Management System - How Do You Manage an Entire System?
    Eddie Curtis, FHWA Atlanta Resource Center
  • Benefits of the Mini Roundabout (two different installations)
    Trent Brooks, MoDOT; Richard Stone, City of Columbia
  • Asset Management for Sidewalks
    Dr. Fara Zakery, Harris Stowe State University
11:10 a.m. Innovation Panel Interfacing with the Audience:
Stan Young, CATT Lab, University of Maryland
Eddie Curtis, FHWA Resource Center Atlanta
Carlos Sun, TransLab University of Missouri
11:50 a.m. Wrap-up: Evaluations PHDs, Next Year
12:00 p.m. (Noon)