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TAMC 2022 Conference & Twenty Year Celebration

2022 TAMC 20- Year Celebration and Conference Program

Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Pre-Conference Meet and Greet

Great Wolf Lodge


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Special $85 Rate Room Block Deadline ends August 27, 2022

Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 8:00am – 4:30pm

Great Wolf Lodge Conference Center

3575 North U.S. 31 South

Traverse City, Michigan 49684




Breakfast served at 7:30am-8:30am


8:00   Welcome, Opening Comments and TAMC Update with Bob Slattery, Host and TAMC Member; and Joanna I. Johnson, TAMC Chair

8:15   Rebuilding Michigan Infrastructure for Future Resiliency with Paul Ajegba, Director, Michigan Department of Transportation

8:45   Michigan Infrastructure Council Update with John Weiss, Michigan Infrastructure Council Chair; and Joanna I. Johnson, TAMC Chair

9:15   Bridge Update Presentation with Rebecca Curtis, MDOT Chief Bridge Engineer and Director of MDOT Bureau of Bridges and Structures

9:45   PA 499 of 2002–How did TAMC Come into Existence? Thoughts Behind the Act TBD  (Tentative)

10:15  Morning Break, 15 Minutes

10:30  TAMC From Beginning to Present Day TAMC Panel Session with Joanna Johnson, TAMC Chair; Carmine Palombo, Steve Warren, and Roger Safford, former TAMC Chairs; Rep. Randy Richardville (Tentative), and Brian Sanada, former TAMC Coordinator; and Past Award Recipients – Where are they now?

11:30  Lunch Break and Awards Presentation, 1 Hour


12:30  A Review of the 2021 PASER Data Collection with Eric Costa, TAMC Data Analyst Specialist, Michigan Department of Transportation

1:15   Performance Evaluation of Low Volume Roads in South Dakota with Dr. Richard Reid, Retired Professor Emeritus of South Dakota State University

1:45   Transportation Asset Management Plans with Andy Pickard, Federal Highway Administration

2:15   Afternoon Break, 15 Minutes

2:30   Emmet Counties Asset Management Approach, 20 Years of Asset Management: What has it got us? With Brian Gutowski, Emmet County Road Commission

3:00   Integrating Asset Management & Project Management to Spend Funds Wisely with Dennis A. Randolph, P.E. Traffic Engineer

3:30   A Review of Current and Emerging Pavement Data Collection Modes with Dr. Tim Colling, Director, MTU

4:00   Closing Thoughts/Survey with Joanna Johnson, TAMC Chair

4:30   Adjournment – Thank you for joining us!