2017 VTrans Research Symposium and STIC Annual Meeting

Thursday, September 28 at National Life in Montpelier, 8am-1pm

Please plan to join us for this inaugural event to see and discuss research and innovation posters. Posters will be available in National Life Rooms 513, 413, 313, and 215 from 8am-1pm, Thursday, September 28. 

We will have presentations in the Montpelier Room on the 1st floor of National Life, presentations include:

8:30-9:00 Welcome to the Research Symposium and STIC Annual Meeting Day; Information about the State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC) - DiGiovanni
9:00-9:30  VTrans and Every Day Counts Initiatives:  What has been institutionalized and what are we emphasizing now?  - DiGiovanni
9:30-9:45  Performance and Process at VTrans - Viani
9:45-10:45  View Research and Innovation Posters:  Fifth, Fourth, Third Floor Board Rooms (513, 413, 313), Catamount (215).  Poster presenters should be available to answer questions about the projects.

  • Planning and Safety (Fifth Floor Board Room—513)
  • Structures (Fourth Floor Board Room—413)
  • Materials/Pavements (Third Floor Board Room—313)
  • Environmental/Snow and Ice Control (Catamount—215)             

10:45-11:15  Research Lifecycle:  Idea, Proposal, Project, Technical Transfer, Implementation - Parkany
11:15-11:30 Impacts of Research/Research to Implementation - Parkany
11:30-12:00 Open Discussion (What did you learn?  What are your ideas for working with VTrans on research or future STIC grants?)

We will circulate the list of Research Symposium posters including links to Fact Sheets and videos, reports, and web sites by August 31 for you to plan your day.  Stopping by and looking at a few posters is encouraged.  Everyone (VTrans staff, other agencies, students, the public, etc.) is welcome to attend but we appreciate your participation as a Stakeholder for our State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC).  Anyone from outside of National Life should send Emily Parkany (emily.parkany@vermont.gov) your name and affiliation so that she can order name badges from NL Security, North Lobby.

Thank you, we look forward to seeing you on September 28.

2017 VTrans Research Symposium Poster