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Illinois Transportation and Highway Engineering  Conference
ILLINOIS TRANSPORTATION AND HIGHWAY ENGINEERING CONFERENCE
February 23-24, 2021
Welcome to the Official Homepage of the Illinois Transportation and Highway Engineering Conference. Each year, over one thousand transportation engineers, officials, technicians, faculty and students gather to discuss issues critical to the safe and economical movement of people and goods across Ill...

SPOTLIGHT

Using the development of continuous manufacturing modules as a platform to look at the opportunities that arise through digitalization. The modular continuous manufacturing approach has allowed the detailed development of reproducible digital assets. These have in turn allowed the development of pro

FEB 01, 2021
HOW CAN YOU BEST USE NETWORK ANALYTICS AND MODELLING TO SUPPORT DIGITAL ENGINEERING IN PHARMA MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS
Using the development of continuous manufacturing modules as a platform to look at the opportunities that arise through digitalization. The modular continuous manufacturing approach has allowed the detailed development of reproducible digital assets. These have in turn allowed the development of pro...
FEB 26, 2021
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY WEEK 2020: BUILT ON SAFETY
On May 4-8, the construction industry will join together for Construction Safety Week, an annual industry-wide education and awareness event. During this webinar, learn more about how to plan impactful Safety Week events at your company and how to build a safety culture that makes a difference all y...
APR 21, 2021
GREEN BEST PRACTICES FOR CONSTRUCTION
As the movement toward LEED and Envision projects grows, owners and contractors alike are prioritizing green best practices for the construction phases of the project life cycle. This webinar will explore those best practices—from recycling materials to minimizing waste to using alternative en...
JUN 03, 2021
UTILIZING DRONE TECHNOLOGY ON YOUR CONSTRUCTION SITE
Join ENR 400 top contractor, Rogers-O’Brien, to learn about the evolution of their UAS program from its humble beginnings with a single pilot to having a fleet of drones integral to their operations. Innovation Manager, James Holmes, will give his insights, best practices, and lessons learned ...
JUN 16, 2021
SURVIVE AND THRIVE IN CONSTRUCTION: HOW PERSISTENT WOMEN MAKE CHANGE HAPPEN
Women are clearly underrepresented in the construction sector workforce, and it can be hard for an individual in the industry to understand the organizational barriers that make advancement more difficult. This webinar will present new research on industry workplace retention dynamics focused on key...
JUN 25, 2021
REDUCING YOUR FOOTPRINT: LOWERING EMBODIED CARBON IN CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
All construction materials are not created equally. Some are created with more potential to harm the Earth’s atmosphere than others. This webinar will tackle the concept of reducing carbon emissions related to buildings by specifying lower-carbon concrete, steel, wood and other materials. Prev...
JUL 15, 2021
2020 MIDYEAR FORECASTS: HOW CONSTRUCTION MARKETS WILL PLAY OUT AMID THE COVID-19 CRISIS
This webinar will address how the markets are playing out in 2020 amid the COVID-19 Crisis. ENR will call on two top forecasters, asking them to share their views on the market prospects for the industry at midyear, both nationally & regionally, in the midst of these unique challenges. We then w...
JUL 22, 2021
LEVERAGING DRONE TECHNOLOGY THROUGHOUT THE CONSTRUCTION LIFECYCLE
Join ENR 400 top contractor, Brasfield & Gorrie, to discover how the company is leveraging drone data at all stages of the construction lifecycle ranging from project pursuit, bid process, survey, progress documentation, QA/QC workflows, to client turnover. Innovation Specialists, Ryan Hittie &a...
AUG 13, 2021
THE FUTURE OF CONSTRUCTION
Like every profession, the construction industry was upended by the COVID-19 pandemic. In many places, construction halted all together. In others, the practices of temperature monitoring, PPE usage and social distancing were adopted as work continued. New technologies, like virtual reality and vide...
SEP 29, 2021
TRANSFORMING DRONE PROGRAMS FROM COST CENTERS TO PROFIT CENTERS
Join ENR 400 top contractor, Layton Construction, to hear how to get the most value out of your corporate-wide drone program. Learn how to build and scale your operation that meets your operational needs and maximizes your investment return in a short amount of time.
SEP 30, 2021
LEVERAGING THE 4D/5D CONSTRUCTION DIGITAL TWIN TO DRIVE BETTER PROJECT EXECUTION
4D models are not new to engineering and construction firms during the preconstruction phase when communicating a path of construction and creating better plans. This is true particularly for vertical construction but is now easily enabled for linear projects as well. Until now, the value of the 4D ...
ANCIENT ENGINEERING
This Educational Course will explore the engineering and architectural components associated with “Ancient Engineering”.The work is an examination of engineering through the ages from 3000 BC to 1519 AD, from the monumental works of the Egyptians through the speculative inventions of Leo...
CHEMICAL ENGINEERING RESOLUTIONS
Chemical engineers apply the principles of chemistry, biology, physics, and math to solve problems that involve the production or use of chemicals, fuel, drugs, food, and many other products. They design processes and equipment for large-scale manufacturing, plan and test production methods and bypr...
DESIGN AND ENGINEERING CHALLENGES
Many coastal problems result from incorrect previous engineering “solutions”. The sea is powerful and “cheap” solutions rarely work well. Coastal Engineering is focused on the shoreline, where water meets the land. The effect of tides, waves, and currents in sensitive marine ...
ENGINEERING DISASTERS
Mankind, for all its genius and amazing achievements, is still far from infallible. Buildings still have to be built, and that takes the collective know-how of hundreds of people, and anywhere along this chain of human assistance could easily appear a weakest link. Shortcuts in engineering design ca...
ENGINEERING LESSONS LEARNED
Engineers can be good managers, if they think about managing their management performance in a similar way to doing engineering: identifying how to manage staff, effectively address the details, and a willingness to observe your own work.
PURE ENGINEERING ETHICS
Competitiveness, ambition and innovation which will always be important to success but they must be regulated by core ethical principles.Today’s Professional Engineers have massive ambition coupled with intelligence and require a sound moral compass. In today’s ultra-competitive, high te...
ALLPLAN ENGINEERING 2017 WEBINAR
Webinar (ENG) for Allplan Engineering 2017. General description and possible applications. Live demonstration of the main features and functionalities for reinforcement design.
WEBINAR - WOMEN IN ENGINEERING
Some women are still facing issues that limit their advancement in technical careers. There are girls that still grow believing that engineering is exclusively for men and furthermore, those who actually develop a career in this path have to balance between family and work. In this webinar, we will ...
UPES WEBINAR ON AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN ENGINEERING
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) was established in the year 2003 through UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand. With an ambitious vision and unique approach, UPES emerged as an innovative institution offering programs that are specifically designed for core sectors...
AN INTRODUCTION TO VALUE ENGINEERING (VE) FOR VALUE BASED DESIGN DECISION-MAKING (AWI081512)
The objective of this webinar is to acquaint participants with the methodology of Value Engineering (VE) and its decision-making process. It will familiarize participants with procedures that provide standards for VE applications. VE methodology has been developed for more than 40 years to assist ma...
BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING (BIM) IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING PRACTICE (AWI090111)
The structural engineering profession is standing on the brink of a new technology that will revolutionize the way structures are designed and constructed. The change is going to be more significant and more profound than the transition from hand computation and drafting to computer aided design. Th...
DETERMINING APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF ENGINEERING AND USE OF 'SOFT ENGINEERING' FOR STREAM RESTORATION ACTIVITIES (AWI011514)
This webinar discusses how to determine the appropriate level of engineering services for different stream restoration scenarios, provides insight into “soft engineering," stream restoration activities such as log placement in streams can cost less than the creation of hard engineering pl...