ARTBA’s 2019 National Convention is in Savannah Sept. 22-25.

By Allison Klein, senior vice president/strategic engagement, ARTBA

Over 80 people attended ARTBA’s annual Engineering Issues Breakfast at the Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Conference (SASHTO) in Savannah, Georgia, site of ARTBA’s 2019 National Convention.

ARTBA’s Planning & Design Division Chairman Ben Biller, from Burns & McDonnell, moderated the Aug. 20 panel discussion with state DOT leaders from Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas. Topics included financial investment, transportation program outlook, workforce, and alternative delivery. Program highlights from these agencies are available in this handout.

ARTBA members return to Savannah Sept. 22-25 for the annual convention, which will explore “Roadbotics” and Artificial Intelligence: A New Era of Transportation Design & Construction. The discounted hotel room rate expires Sept. 8. Visit artbanationalconvention.org to learn more about the program, sponsorship opportunities, and to register.

ARTBA also will host four regional meetings this fall:

  • Northeastern, Oct. 23-25, in Philadelphia, Pa.;
  • Southern, featuring the Dr. J. Don Brock TransOvation™ Workshop, Oct. 28-29, in Miami, Fla.;
  • Central, Nov. 6-7, in Kansas City, Mo.; and
  • Western, Nov. 13-14, in San Antonio, Texas.

Visit artbaregionalmeetings.org. Please contact me with any questions.