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Wednesday, November 7 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Road Asset Maintenance: Advances in Predictive Analytics

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Many countries are confronted with multiple challenges associated with ageing road infrastructure.  Predictive analytics offer a powerful means to advance asset management strategies and optimize lifecycle costs across all phases, from asset investment planning, to network operations. This session will review the state of the art in monitoring services, predictive models and decision-support systems.

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Omar Smadi

Professor, Iowa State U.
Dr. Smadi has over 20 years of experience in the area of infrastructure and asset management ranging from pavements, bridges, pavement marking, signs and other infrastructure assets. He is the Director of CTRE and Co-Director of the Program for Roadway Infrastructure Management and... Read More →

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Jeff Barker

Senior Data Scientist, Roadbotics
Jeff Barker is a Senior Data Scientist at RoadBotics with a passion for using using machine learning to solve real-world problems.  He has an educational background in signals and image analysis, graduating with a PhD in Bioengineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
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Muhammad Arif Beg, Ph.D.

Principal Product Owner, AgileAssets
Dr. Muhammad Arif Beg is an experienced product professional with expertise in transportation asset management solutions implementation. His professional work experiences include projects related to transportation asset management, fleet management, pavement management, and maintenance... Read More →
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Timo Saarenketo

CEO & President, Roadscanners
Dr. Timo Saarenketo is the CEO of Roadscanners Oy. He also works as an Adjunct Professor of traffic infrastructure diagnostics at the Tampere University of Technology.  He is internationally known “Road Doctor”  specialized in Non-Destructive Testing based road and bridge and... Read More →
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Omidreza Shoghli

Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Dr. Omidreza Shoghli is an assistant professor at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His research is focused on asset management, maintenance optimization and decision making in transportation. He is a member of TRB’s standing committee on maintenance and operations management... Read More →

Wednesday November 7, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm PST
Montecristo 3 & 4 Tropicana Las Vegas