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Potential Impacts of Climate Change on U.S. Transportation APPENDIX D Conference Agenda and Participants Conference on Climate Change Impacts on U.S. Transportation Transportation Research Board Division on Earth and Life Studies National Research Council of the National Academies Lecture Room National Academy of Sciences Building 2100 C Street, NW, Washington, D.C. October 12, 2006 AGENDA 8:30–8:45 a.m. Welcome, Overview of the Agenda, and Introduction to Paper Presentations Henry G. Schwartz, Jr., Committee Chair 8:45–9:45 a.m. Current State of Knowledge on Climate Change and Implications for Transportation Thomas R. Karl, moderator, committee member David J. Karoly, University of Oklahoma, presenter and discussant Thomas C. Peterson, Marjorie McGuirk, Tamara Houston, Andrew H. Horvitz, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and Michael F. Wehner, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, paper authors General Discussion
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Potential Impacts of Climate Change on U.S. Transportation 9:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Adaptive Responses to Climate Change 9:45–11:00 a.m. Reexamination of the Role of Transportation Design Standards in Light of Potential Impacts from Climate Change Klaus H. Jacob, moderator, committee member Jonathan L. Gifford, George Mason University, presenter and discussant Michael D. Meyer, Georgia Institute of Technology, paper author General Discussion 11:00–11:15 a.m. Break 11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Operational Strategies to Address Climate Change Alan C. Clark, moderator, committee member Michael M. Ryan, H. W. Lochner, Inc., presenter and discussant Stephen C. Lockwood, Parsons Brinckerhoff, paper author General Discussion 12:30–1:30 p.m. Lunch break 1:30–2:45 p.m. Case Study of the Transportation Sector’s Response to and Recovery from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita George C. Eads, moderator, committee member Michael S. Bronzini, George Mason University, presenter and discussant Lance R. Grenzeback and Andrew Lukmann, Cambridge Systematics, Inc., paper authors General Discussion 2:45–3:00 p.m. Break
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Potential Impacts of Climate Change on U.S. Transportation 3:00–4:15 p.m. Survey on Approaches to Decision Making Under Uncertainty Robert J. Lempert, moderator, committee member Paul S. Fischbeck, Carnegie Mellon University, presenter and discussant James A. Dewar and Martin Wachs, paper authors General Discussion 4:15–5:00 p.m. Rapporteurs’ Report and General Discussion Henry G. Schwartz, Jr., moderator, Committee Chair Michael C. MacCracken, Climate Institute Thomas B. Deen, Transportation Research Board (retired) 5:00 p.m. Adjourn CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS Roemer Alfelor Federal Highway Administration William Anderson Boston University Vicki Arroyo Pew Center on Global Climate Change Mitchell Baer U.S. Department of Energy Anjuli Bamzai U.S. Department of Energy Virginia Burkett U.S. Geological Survey David Connell Union Pacific Railroad Billy Connor University of Alaska, Fairbanks Mark Crowell Federal Emergency Management Administration Robert Dalrymple Johns Hopkins University
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Potential Impacts of Climate Change on U.S. Transportation John Davies U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Robert Dean University of Florida Brigid DeCoursey Office of the Secretary U.S. Department of Transportation Kevin Eckerle U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Climate Change and Impacts Gary Feuerberg Research and Innovative Technology Administration Gary Gallegos San Diego Association of Governments Mohan Gupta Federal Aviation Administration David Henderson North Carolina Department of Transportation Robert Kafalenos Federal Highway Administration David Knight Great Lakes Commission Lourdes Maurice Federal Aviation Administration Carol Murray New Hampshire Department of Transportation Gummada Murthy Virginia Department of Transportation Richard Nelson Nevada Department of Transportation George Newton U.S. Arctic Research Commission J. Rolf Olsen Institute for Water Resources U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Harold Paul Louisiana Transportation Research Center William Petak University of Southern California Craig Philip Ingram Barge Company Britt Poole ICF International, Inc. Joanne Potter Cambridge Systematics, Inc.
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Potential Impacts of Climate Change on U.S. Transportation Ananth Prasad Florida Department of Transportation Stuart Price RSVP Communications David Robinson Rutgers University Craig Rockey Association of American Railroads Adam Rose Pennsylvania State University Eric Salathe University of Washington Michael Savonis Federal Highway Administration Leland Smithson American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Richard Somerville Scripps Institution of Oceanography Marty Spitzer U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science Subcommittee on the Environment, Technology, and Standards Mark Stehly Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Laura Steinberg Tulane University Anne Sudar Institute for Water Resources U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Megumi Sumitani Seattle Office of City Auditor Victoria Sutton Research and Innovative Technology Administration Anthony Taormina Port of Hueneme Kevin Wright ICF International, Inc. John Zamurs New York State Department of Transportation Rae Zimmerman New York University Jeffrey Zupan Regional Plan Association