14th Annual Technical Forum
Geohazards Impacting Transportation in Appalachia
August 5 to 7, 2014
Clarion Hotel, Lexington, KY

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Tuesday | August 5 | 2014

7:00 a.m. Coffee & Pastries (Hotel exhibiton area)
7:30 a.m. Field Trip: Depart Clarion Hotel (Load Bus at Hotel rear car park at 7:15 am)
Field Site (Lunch provided)
12:00 noon - 4:30 p.m. Exhibitor Setup
5:15 p.m.
Field Trip: Return to Clarion Hotel
5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Reception and Registration (Exhibit Area – Clarion Hotel)

Wednesday | August 6 | 2014

7:00 a.m. Registration and Coffee
8:00 a.m. Opening Plenary Session

Room: Derby Room
Welcome: Tony Szwilski, CEGAS, Marshall University
Session Chair: Matt Crawford, KGS
10:00 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. Geohazards Session 1

Room: Derby Room
Theme: Scour, Scour Mitigation & Stream Restoration
Chair: Brian Bruckno, VDOT
12:40 p.m. Lunch
1:45 p.m. AGHP Committees

Room: Lexington

1. Anchor Testing

2. Education Committee

3. Rockfall Barrier Post Support
Geohazards Session 2

Room: Derby
Theme: Impacts of Mining
Chair: Kirk Beach, ODOT
Geohazards Session 3

Room: Preakness
Theme: Design Considerations
Chair: Ben Rivers, FHWA
3:45 p.m. Coffee Break
4:15 p.m. AGHP Committees

Room: Lexington

4. Rope Access

5. Standard Specifications
Geohazards Session 4

Room: Derby
Theme: Geophysical, Geotechnical Techniques & Instrumentation
Chair: Jane McColloch, WVGS
Geohazards Session 5

Room: Preakness
Theme: Innovative Landslide Mitigation & Correction
Chair: Joe Carte, WVDOT
6:15 p.m. Adjourn

Thursday | August 7 | 2014

7:30 a.m. Registration and Coffee
8:00 a.m. Geohazards Session 6

Room: Derby Room
Theme: Tunnel Design Aspects
Chair: Steve Brewster, USACE
10:00 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. Geohazards Session 7

Room: Derby Room
Theme: Rock Slope Stabilization
Chair: Tony Szwilski, MU
12:30 p.m. Adjourn

Sponsored by Marshall University Center for Environmental, Geotechnical and Applied Sciences (CEGAS) at Marshall University

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