London — Road networks globally continue to require substantial investment in order to maintain safe passage for the traveling public. Funding continues to be an issue, so the industry is responding by improving process and leveraging innovation to deliver projects. Sharing these lessons, whether good or bad, is paramount in moving the industry forward.

This one-day forum during the Year in Infrastructure (YII) 2015 conference provides a great opportunity to meet with other industry leaders and visionaries, as well as hear how organizations are responding to the current industry challenges around the world. Using a combination of presentations that highlight industry trends, technology collaboration, and innovation, as well as project application to improve stakeholder acceptance. 

Highlights for Rail and Road Forum include:

  • Adrien Patane’, North America Director, Trimble, will discuss information mobility and how industry collaboration is helping to deliver data through the project lifecycle.
  • Francois Valois, Director Product Management, Bentley Systems with Jennifer Steen, Lead Civil Engineer, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, will provide a sneak peek into conceptual design for roads.
  • Dr. Alison Premo Black, SVP and Chief Economist, ARTBA, with Ron Gant, Industry Marketing Director Roads, Bentley Systems, will discuss financial trends impacting the road industry and how Bentley is responding through technology.
  • Vince Calametti, Region Engineer, Alabama DOT, will discuss how ALDOT is leveraging technology to gain stakeholder acceptance to support its long-term vision.

Register for the Year in Infrastructure 2015 conference at