Conference Agenda for
New York City Bridge Conference 2001

October 29 & 30, 2001
Hilton Times Square
234 West 42nd Street, New York City

Sunday, October 28

3:00 p.m. River cruise/bridge tour (4 hours to greet old acquaintances, make new contacts, and enjoy wonderful food, along with commentary on New York's famous bridges)


Monday, October 29

7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast (refreshments continuing throughout the morning)
7:30 Conference Welcome
8:10 Keynote Address:
John W. Fisher, The Joseph T. Stuart Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Lehigh Univ.

"Laboratory and Field Experimentation Enhance the Performance of Steel Bridges"
9:15

Technical Sessions 1A & B 

11:00

Guest Speakers & NSBA Prize Bridge Award Presentation (plenary)


 12 Noon - Networking Luncheon

1:00 Technical Sessions 2A & B; Poster Presentation Session I

2:45

3:15

6:30

Refreshment Break

Technical Sessions 3A & B; Poster Presentation Session II

Ice-breaker Reception

 Tuesday, October 30

8:00 Technical Sessions 4A & B; Poster Presentation Session III

9:45

10:15

12:00

Refreshment Break

Technical Sessions 5A & B; Poster Presentation Session IV

Guest Speakers (plenary)

Francis Lombardi, Chief Engineer, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Stan Vonasek, Vice President, Chief Engineer, MTA Bridges & Tunnels


 12:30 p.m. - Networking Lunch

1:30

3:15

3:45

Technical Sessions 6A & B

Refreshment Break

Technical Sessions 7A & B


 5:30 p.m. Conference evaluations; conference adjourns