16th Annual Technical Forum
Geohazards Impacting Transportation in Appalachia
August 2 to 4, 2016
Knoxville, TN

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Tuesday | August 2 | 2016

7:00am‐7:30am     Coffee and field trip check-in at Holiday Inn, Park View Lobby
7:30am  Field Trip (lunch provided): bus departs Holiday Inn, Park View Lobby
1:00pm ‐ 4:00pm    Exhibitor setup. Medellion Room.
4:30pm (approx) Field Trip: return to Holiday Inn Knoxville Downtown
5:00pm ‐ 7:00pm   Reception & early registration at hotel. Medallion Room

Wednesday | August 3 | 2016

7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast. Medallion Room
8:00 a.m. Welcome: Tony Szwilski, CEGAS, Marshall University
Opening remarks: Steve Borden, TDOT Region 1 Director

Room: Carriage
8:15 a.m.

Opening Session

Theme: UAVs and Remote Sensing
Chair: Ann Beaver

Room: Carriage

9:45 a.m. Coffee Break. Medallion Room
10:15 a.m.

Session 2

Theme: Rockfalls
Chair: Steve Brewster

Room: Carriage

12:15 p.m. Lunch. Tennessee Ballroom
1:15 p.m.

Session 3

Theme: Protecting Railroad Assets
Chair: Alan Johnson

Room: Carriage

Session 4

Theme: Resilience in Design
Chair: Ben Rivers

Room: Crystal

3:15 p.m. Coffee Break. Medallion Room
3:30 p.m.

Session 5

Theme: Forensics
Chair: Kirk Beach

Room: Carriage

Session 6

Theme: Acid Producing Rocks
Chair: Jane McColloch

Room: Crystal

5:30 p.m. Adjourn

Thursday | August 4 | 2016

7:30 a.m. Registration and Coffee. Medallion Room
8:00 a.m.

Session 7

Theme:  Instrumentation
Chair: Brian Bruckno

Room: Carriage

10:00 a.m. Coffee Break. Medallion Room
10:15 a.m.

Session 8

Theme: Geophysics
Chair: Matt Crawford

Room: Carriage

12:15 p.m. Adjourn

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

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