How the 2019 Top 5 Trending Technologies Can Assist in Maintenance Operations
5/20/2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: 255B

To track the top technology trends that will impact public works in 2019, APWA's Technical Committees named 16 technologies for consideration. Then the fun began when APWA conducted an NCAA bracket-style competition via APWA's social media platforms. When we reached the final four, a wild card was added by APWA staff. The final 2019 Top Five Tech Trends are:

  • Asset Management Technologies
  • Augmented Reality
  • Automated/Connected Vehicles
  • Cybersecurity
  • Smart Cities

Don't miss this examination of how APWA's 2019 Top Five Trending Technologies will impact and alter how public works first responders, snowfighters and other front-line staff do their jobs.

After Attending This Session, You Will be Better Able to:
1. Identify the Top Trending Technologies in Public Works.
2. Illustrate how theses technologies can improve maintenance operations for transportation, facilities, grounds, fleet and other winter operations.
3. Explain how these technologies can enhance your current winter operations and provide real-world examples of agencies that are already applying these technologies.
Speaker : Kevin Schlangen Fleet Manager, Dakota County, Rosemount, MN
Speaker : Michael Holder VP Transportation Svcs, Gannett Fleming, Inc., Raleigh, NC
Speaker : Gary Rank Facilities Manager, City of West Des Moines, West Des Moines , IA
Speaker : David Pinsonneault DPW Director, Lexington DPW, Lexington, MA
Speaker : Helena Allison Inspector/Engineer, Ghirardelli Associates Inc, Davis, CA
Speaker : Dan Sailer Assistant Public Works Director, Town of Castle Rock, Castle Rock, CO