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2024 Integrated Infrastructure Conference

The Michigan Transportation Asset Management Council (TAMC), in conjunction with the Michigan Infrastructure Council and the Michigan Water Asset Management Council, will hold the first Integrated Infrastructure Conference where the theme will be Creating a Culture of Asset Management for a Brighter Future. It will provide insight on the latest technologies and provide different tools that will assist in protecting our assets.  There will be many informative breakout sessions to choose from and general sessions covering subjects from Automated Intelligence, Transportation Asset Management Plans (TAMPs), stormwater and climate change, collaborative approaches to infrastructure renewal, Michigan asset management data, and much more! This conference is a collaborative effort of our stakeholders coming together to network and provide updates and insights of our asset management efforts.    

On behalf of the Michigan TAMC, we are seeking agencies and individuals to recognize for their efforts in asset management and best practices.  Detailed instructions and information for the submittals are attached.  Award submittals are due by Friday, June 21, 2024, to Gloria Strong, TAMC Departmental Technician strongg@michigan.gov.  Please refer to the attached criteria and instructions documents to assist you with your nominations. 

View the TAMC Awards Program Cover Letter

View the TAMC Awards Program Criteria

If you have any questions, please contact Gloria Strong at 517-402-3599 or StronggG@michigan.gov. Mark your calendars! We have created an outstanding informative conference program you don’t want to miss! We look forward to seeing you at the conference.  

Conference Registration

Join us on Tuesday, August 13 from 8:00am-5:00pm and Wednesday, August 14, 8:00am-12:00pm at Grand Valley State University, L.V. Eberhard Center, 301 West Fulton Street Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504 for the Integrated Infrastructure Conference.

Hotel Information

A limited number of rooms are available at a special conference rate (varies by room type). For rates and reservations please call Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown at 616-235-7611 and mention “The Integrated Infrastructure Conference.”

Integrated Infrastructure Conference 2024 Agenda

Day 1–Tuesday, August 13, 2024

Conference Registration Begins: 7:00am

Breakfast is served: 7:00am-9:00am

General Session

8:00am: Welcome & Opening Remarks - 30 Year Strategy Presentation

8:30am: Council Updates & Initiatives

9:00am: Keynote

9:30 – 9:45am: Networking Break

9:45am: Plan Better, Dig Once, Achieve More: A Collaborative Approach Modernizing our Infrastructure Systems

10:35am: Empowering Justice40 Communities: Building a Brighter Future with Infrastructure Revitalization and Targeted Policy

11:25am – 12:50pm: Awards, Lunch, and Grand Valley Metropolitan Council Van

Afternoon Break Out Sessions

1:00pm-1:45pm Options

  1. Smarter Rates, Stronger Infrastructure: Developing Rates for Equitable and Efficient Infrastructure Services.
  2. Stormwater and Climate Change: Building Resilient Strategies.
  3. From Reactive to Proactive: Public-Private Partnerships for Smarter Infrastructure Management.

2:00pm-2:45pm Options

  1. Charting Michigan's Clean Energy Course: Collaborative Planning for a Reliable Future.
  2. Building Human Capital: Targeted Workforce Development.
  3. 2023 Pavement Surface and Evaluation Rating (PASER) Data Analysis & Update.

3:00pm-3:45pm Sessions

  1. MI Healthy Climate: The Road to Carbon Neutrality by 2050 and the Priority Climate Action Plan.
  2. Navigating the Future of Assets: How Emerging Technologies are Transforming Management Strategies.
  3. Where are we now? Updates on Asset Management Plans and What is Next.

4:00pm-4:45pm Sessions

  1. City of the Future: Reimagining Utility Infrastructure for Closed-Loop Sustainability.
  2. What is eligible for reimbursement through Transportation Asset Management Council?
  3. State of the State: A Data-Driven Look at Asset Management in Michigan.

Day 2–Wednesday, August 14, 2024

Conference Registration Begins:  7:00am

Breakfast is served: 7:00am-9:00am

General Session

8:00am: Welcome Back and Opening Comments

8:15am: Keynote

9:15am: Building a Foundation for the Future: A Statewide Culture of Asset Management

10:00am -10:15am: Networking Break

10:15-11:00: Transportation Asset Management Plans from Different States

11:00am-11:45am: Unleashing Potential: Enabling Policies for Clean Energy and Connectivity in Highway Rights-of-Way

11:45am -12:00pm: Conference Closing Remarks

 

Water Asset Management Council & Transportation Asset Management Council will hold their August Meetings at the Venue Following the Conference