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PennDOT Virtual Innovation Week

November 2-6, 2020

PennDOT's Virtual Innovation Week is a first-of-its-kind online event for federal, state and local government transportation representatives from across Pennsylvania. This transportation innovation sharing event is your chance to learn about and discuss innovative solutions being implemented at the state and local levels.

The virtual event consists of five days with two, two-hour sessions daily, including a facilitated Q&A during each session, featuring primarily PennDOT employees and local government representatives. PennDOT's Virtual Innovation Week also includes a Virtual Exhibit Hall showcasing homegrown, innovative equipment, materials, applications, and technologies used by federal, state and local agencies that can help you do your job safer, better, faster and save money.

Please check this page often for more information as the event approaches.

What topics will be covered?

Watch virtual presentations focused on topics including:

  • Pavement and Bridge Preservation
  • Technology and Digital Project Delivery
  • Innovative Maintenance Techniques, Tools, and Materials
  • Innovative Design Approaches
  • Multimodal Planning
  • Traffic and Safety Planning and Management

Virtual exhibits

The Virtual Exhibit Hall is an opportunity to learn more about specific innovations. Browse the exhibit hall, which features videos, factsheets, brochures, posters and more, all of which are available for download. You can also connect with any exhibitor to get more information and to discuss the innovation with subject matter experts.

Who should attend?

This event focuses on technical details of innovation development and implementation at the state and local levels. It's best suited for federal, state and local government transportation officials and staff. This may include highway or bridge engineers, public works or roadway maintenance staff, safety and traffic operations staff, public transportation or multimodal staff, and others related to the transportation industry.

How to attend

Participants must register to attend. You'll receive emails with event information, the agenda for the week, important links, tips for using Microsoft Teams Live Events, and other information at the email address you use to register for the event. The Virtual Exhibit Hall is available now and exhibits will be added in the weeks leading up to the Virtual Innovation Week. Registration to view exhibits is not required.

What does "virtual" mean?

All presentation sessions will be held via Microsoft Teams Live Events. You can tune in from anywhere using any internet-enabled device, such as a laptop, smartphone or tablet.

The ability to host the event virtually allows us to expand participation from across Pennsylvania and to offer sessions throughout an entire week, making them more accessible to attendees.