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TRB Annual Meeting – Transportation Research Board

January 12, 2020 - January 16, 2020

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 99th Annual Meeting will be held January 12–16, 2020, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C. The information-packed program is expected to attract more than 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world.

The meeting program will cover all transportation modes, with more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 800 sessions and workshops, addressing topics of interest to policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions. A number of sessions and workshops will focus on the spotlight theme for the 2020 meeting: A Century of Progress: Foundation for the Future.

Topics of interest highlighted by the CBRNE Central staff include:

  • Community Disaster Emergency Supplies Procurement and Delivery Simulation
  • Evacuation Planning Strategies and Solutions from the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center
  • How Community Impact Assessment Lays a Foundation for Equitable, Resilient Communities
  • Enhancing Resiliency by Better Moisture Measurement Near Pavements and Structures
  • Blockchain: Opportunities and Challenges for the Transport Sector
  • Innovative Methodologies for Emergency Evacuations
  • Current Research in Transit Safety and Security
  • Using Crowdsource Data to Improve Operations and Emergency Response
  • Life-Cycle Assessment and Climate Resilience of Pavements
  • Return on Resilience Investments
  • Research in Marine and Inland Waterway Transportation
  • Best Practices for Handling and Responding
  • Before, During, and After a Cyber Attack or Data Breach
  • From Horses to Robots and Cyber: A Century of Military Transportation Progress Biometrics for Port
  • Security: Where Are We?
  • New Ideas for Emergency Evacuations
  • Emergency Responders Evacuations in
  • Short-Notice and No Notice Scenarios
  • Safety and Security in Rail Transit
  • Resilient Airport Systems
  • Climate Change and Natural Hazards
  • Logistics for Disaster Response, Business Continuity, and Humanitarian Aid
  • Restoring and Sustaining Communities After a Disruptive Event Through Public and Private
  • Partnerships: Effective Practices from the Front Lines
  • Seasonal Climatic Effects on Transportation Infrastructure
  • Before, During, and After “The Big One(s)”: Unified Support to Civil Authorities
  • Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Risk and Resilience
  • Critical Transportation Infrastructure Protection
  • Seasonal Climatic Effects on Transportation Infrastructure
  • Transportation Resilience 2019: Key Takeaways and Lessons Learned
  • Mainstreaming Resiliency: Physical Security Faces New Challenges
  • Keeping Our Nation’s Transportation Assets Secure from Cyber Attacks
  • Lessons from the Field and Research Needs on Disaster Response Operations and Logistics
  • Resilience, Safety, and Security of Bridges and Tunnels: U.S. and International Topics
  • Making Sense of Emerging Data Sources for Nonmotorized Transportation: Tools, Tips, and Knowledge Gaps for Effective Analysis

Register now for the TRB 2020 Annual Meeting


January 12, 2020
January 16, 2020
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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM)
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Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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