Washington, D.C. — The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced a call for presentations for the 2nd International Conference on Resilience to Natural Hazards and Extreme Weather Events (TR2019). The Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is organizing this conference with support from the Federal Highway Administration and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. This conference builds on the successes of the first conference held in 2015 and the 2018 Transportation Resilience Innovations Summit and Exchange (Transportation RISE).

Share successes and challenges to build more resilient multimodal transportation networks at TR2019!  Organizers are looking for case studies, applied research, and innovative approaches. The target audience is transportation agency practitioners, researchers, consultants, and project managers from around the world. TR2019 will provide practical information on emerging best practices and state of the art research results used by planners, policy makers and designers along the following three themes:

  • Proactive Adaptation;
  • Resilient Recovery; and
  • Transformative Resilience.

Learn more at www.TR2019.org.