Special Committee on Transportation Security and Emergency Management (SCOTSEM)

AASHTO Liaisons
Patrick Zelinski, Associate Program Manager

Gummada Murthy, Associate Program Director, Operations

2017 SCOTSEM & SCOHT Annual Meeting

July 30-August 03, 2017 | Houston, Texas

The 2017 SCOTSEM Annual Meeting was held in conjunction with the AASHTO Subcommittee on Highway Transport (SCOHT) and TRB Critical Infrastructure Committee (ABR 10) in Houston, Texas, Sunday, July 30-Thursday, August 3.  The agenda, a meeting summary, and select presentations are available below.

Agenda:  2017 SCOTSEM Agenda

Sunday, July 30

SCOTSEM New Member Orientation

Monday, July 31

Plenary Session-Agenda

AASHTO Committee on Transportation Systems Security and Resilience | Michael Lewis, Colorado DOT, Chair, TSSR

AASHTO Resilient and Sustainable Transportation Systems Technical Service Program | Melissa Savage, AASHTO

National Operation Center of Excellence Update | Doug Wiersig, Director of Transportation and Public Works, City of Fort Worth, Texas

Energy and the Supply Chain | Maria Burns, University of Houston

TRB Update | Neil Pederson, Executive Director, TRB

FHWA Update | Jeff King, FHWA

Department of Homeland Security Update | Nancy Pomerleau, DHS

U.S. DOT Update | Mike Lowder, U.S. DOT

ESF-1/NRP Briefing and Update | Derial Bivens, USDOT

National Cooerative Highway Research Program Update | Stephan Parker, TRB

Tuesday, August 01

Traffic Incident Management | Joey Sagal, Maryland DOT; Chris Engelbrecht, Missouri DOT

The 2017 Inauguration and the January 21, 2017 Women’s March, Emergency Management and Transportation Perspectives | Natalie Jones Best, Emergency Preparedness and Risk Manager, District DOT

Protecting Infrastructure and Your Organization from Cyber-Attack | Joshua Stemp, Senior Systems Analyst, Idaho DOT

Latest in Emergency Response Communication | Dia Gainor, Executive Director, National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO)

Wrong Way Driving | Andy Murray, Arizona DOT

Traffic Incident Management Cost Effectiveness | Kim Campbell, Arizona DOT

Resilience Guidelines at Port Authority of New York and New Jersey | Joshua DeFloria, PANYNJ

FEMA Transportation, Movement Control, and Manufactured Housing Units Lessons Learned | Michael Frego, FEMA

Wednesday, August 02

Thursday, August 03

SCOTSEM Workshop Incident Command System Train the Trainer