The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will be sponsoring its annual Road Weather Management Stakeholder meeting on July 16-18, 2013 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
The purpose of the meeting is to provide a venue for peer exchange between the transportation and weather communities consisting of State Departments of Transportation, academia, vendors, weather service providers (public and private), and consultants. The meeting will include presentations, facilitated discussions, and networking opportunities for all participants. This year the meeting will focus on: road weather connected vehicle research for maintenance activities, traveler information, and Traffic Management Centers; and strengthening the working relationships between State DOTs and the weather enterprise. Other key topics of discussion include: updates on Clarus, MADIS (Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System) and the Weather Data Environment (WxDE); Weather-responsive Traffic Management; and other road weather management projects being conducted by FHWA and its stakeholders/partners throughout the country.