PennDOT leader to speak at transportation and infrastructure conference

Danica Laub
September 16, 2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute (LTI) has announced that George McAuley, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) deputy secretary for highway administration, will serve as keynote speaker at the Transportation Asset and Infrastructure Management Conference (TAIM). The conference is scheduled to be held Oct. 28-29 at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. McAuley is scheduled to speak from noon to 1:15 p.m. on Oct. 28.

“We are honored to have Deputy Secretary McAuley serve as the keynote speaker at our inaugural conference,” said Eric Donnell, LTI director and director of the Center for Integrated Asset Management for Multi-Modal Transportation Infrastructure Systems (CIAMTIS). “Throughout his 30-plus-year career, the deputy secretary has been a driving force behind some of Pennsylvania’s most notable roadway construction projects. I am confident his insight will be much appreciated by our TAIM attendees.”

TAIM is designed for representatives from federal, state and local transportation agencies, contractors and material suppliers, engineering consulting firm professionals and faculty and students from academia. Conference attendees have the opportunity to learn about a variety of topics including innovative materials and technologies, condition assessment, infrastructure asset management and innovative financing methods for transportation projects. For more information about scheduled speakers, sessions and networking opportunities, visit taim.psu.edu.

The Transportation Asset and Infrastructure Management Conference attracts professionals throughout Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic region. It is an outreach program of the Center for Integrated Asset Management for Multi-Modal Transportation Infrastructure Systems, a USDOT Region 3 (Mid-Atlantic) University Transportation Center, housed at the Larson Transportation Institute.

The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute is Penn State’s transportation research center. Since its founding in 1968, the Larson Institute has maintained a threefold mission of research, education and service. The institute brings together top faculty, world-class facilities and enterprising students from across the University in partnership with public and private stakeholders to address critical transportation-related problems.

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    George McAuley, PennDOT deputy secretary for highway administration, will serve as keynote speaker at the Transportation Asset and Infrastructure Management Conference (TAIM), on October 28, 2019. Credit: PennDOT

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Last Updated September 16, 2019