By Mark Holan, editorial direction, ARTBA

ARTBA’s 2016 National Convention is less than two months away. Register now.

Really Putting Safety First” is the theme of the Oct. 4-6 convention in Tucson, Arizona. Industry leaders, who have been working through ARTBA’s Foundation, will unveil a game-changing safety program. The goal is to significantly reduce the nearly 50,000 annual injuries or deaths that occur in and around U.S. transportation projects each year.

You don’t want to miss this important announcement, but there’s also much more on the agenda. Caterpillar Chairman & CEO Doug Oberhelman will deliver a speech about “The State of American Business; former F-16 fighter pilot Anthony Bourke will share his tips for ensuring peak performance; and ARTBA senior staff will be on hand to provide a federal transportation policy and regulatory update, preview the November elections and transportation ballot initiatives, and share a sneak peek at the 2017 market forecast.

Some great entertainment features are also planned for this year’s convention. Review the full program and learn more about sponsorship opportunities.