Next Generation Transportation for a Sustainable Future

RIC Summit Program CoverMay 29, 2015 (8:30am-4:00pm)
Pyle Center (Room 325/326)

University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, Wisconsin
Open to the Public
Press Release

The National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education (CFIRE) hosted summit entitled Next Generation Transportation for a Sustainable Future on Friday, May 29, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. At this summit, CFIRE aimed to create a vision for transportation of what it will take to achieve a sustainable future. The discussions during this summit took a holistic view towards sustainability, taking into consideration the social, economic, and technological factors surrounding the risks and trends facing the global community as highlighted in the World Economic Forum’s 2015 Global Risks Report.

Conference Materials


Conference Opening and Welcome

Roundtable No. 1: Land-use and Impact on Access to Services: Jobs, Healthcare, Food

Roundtable No. 2: Environmental Sustainability: Air Quality, Transportation, Technology, and Policy Solutions

Roundtable No. 3: Economic Sustainability in the Age of Globalization

Roundtable No. 4: Infrastructure Management: Non-traditional Approaches to Sustainable Solutions

Planning Committee

  • Dr. Teresa Adams, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and CFIRE Executive Director, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Dr. Tracey Holloway, Associate Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Dr. Donald Moynihan, Professor of Public Affairs, La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Dr. Kurt Paulsen, Associate Professor, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Wisconsin-Madison

About the Summit

This summit is sponsored by the University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Engineering Research Innovation Committee (RIC). 2010COELogoCentered400x180

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