​​Webinar Series






Transportation Asset Management 
A Webinar Series from AASHTO and FHWA


Part I

Webinar 1: Asset Management and Safety 

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 – 2:00 PM EST 
The first installment of this webinar series will provide an overview of successful State DOT practices in asset management and safety. A summary of the 2011 FHWA Safety and Asset Management Peer Exchange will highlight effective strategies for “moving the dial” on safety through an asset management approach. Presentations will provide insight into asset management and safety program implementation. Specific cases presented during this webinar include: Oregon DOT’s work to build network capacity, Washington State DOT’s prioritization of safety related assets, and North Dakota DOT’s sign inventory and retroreflectivity program. 
Webinar 1 video 
Webinar 1 slides 

Webinar 2: Asset Management and Performance Management 

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 – 2:00 PM EST
This webinar provides an overview of successful practices for integrating asset management and performance management, highlighting performance management components that are most critical in the context of an effective asset management program. Presentations will include specific examples of how asset management and performance management strategies complement each other within State DOTs. Representatives from state DOTs will discuss their agency’s efforts to develop an AM/PM framework and use asset management strategies to improve agency performance. 
Webinar 2 video ​
Webinar 2 slides 

Webinar 3: Asset Management Business Models and Barriers to Implementation 

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 – 2:00 PM EST
This webinar explores transportation asset management business models. Webinar speakers will provide a frank examination of the str​engths and limitations of specific AM business models, and will share lessons learned in overcoming barriers to implementation. D​iscussion will focus on alignment and integration of organizational units, systems, and data with agencies’ asset management business models. Throughout the webinar, State DOT representatives will share their own experiences—including discussion of how strong AM practices can help in building the case for needed funding. 
Webinar 3 video​ ​
Webinar 3 slides​ ​

Webinar 4: Asset Management and Risk Management 

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 – 2:00 PM EST​
This webinar will address risk in the context of asset management – exploring exactly how State DOTs successfully integrate principles of risk management into their asset management framework. Presentations will examine ways in which agencies link components of risk management and asset management in order to improve strategic and operational performance. Specific cases will highlight successful approaches for developing and applying a risk-based asset management strategy. 
Webinar 4 video​
Webinar 4 slides​ ​​


Part I​I

Webinar 5: Asset Management and Performance-based Planning 

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 – 2:00 PM EST​
This webinar addresses the linkage of asset management and performance-based planning, in the context of MAP-21. As part of this webinar, state DOT representatives will discuss their agencies’ efforts to integrate asset management and performance-based planning, addressing specific challenges, success factors, and key benefits obtained. Presentations will include specific examples of how DOTs have improved strategic and operational performance by tying planning and programming decisions to asset management goals and objectives.​ 
Webinar 5 video​
Webinar 5 slides​ ​​

Webinar 6: Addressing Asset Preservation and Maintenance in Asset Management Plans 

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 – 2:00 PM EST
This webinar presents practical information on the place of asset preservation and maintenance within a transportation asset management plan (TAMP). A summary of the 2013 FHWA Asset Management Peer Exchange in Burlington, VT will provide an overview of DOT experiences developing, implementing, and updating a TAMP – with a focus on the role of asset preservation and maintenance. Webinar speakers will offer their perspective on how a TAMP helps drive improved performance in the areas of asset preservation and maintenance. 
Webinar 6 video​​
Webinar 6 slides​​ ​

Webinar 7: Asset Management and Adaptation to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events 

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 – 2:00 PM EST
This webinar explores transportation asset management in the context of climate change and extreme weather events. Adaptation to climate change and extreme weather events presents an emerging set of asset management challenges and opportunities. Cases included as part of this webinar will highlight successful adaptation strategies, tools, and approaches. Webinar speakers will frame some of the key opportunities for state DOTs and share specific lessons learned drawn from the experiences of states at the forefront of these issues. 
Webinar 7 video​
Webinar 7 slides​​ ​

Webinar 8: Data Needs, Issues, and Governance for Improved Management of Highway Assets 

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 – 2:00 PM EST
This webinar provides an introduction to transportation asset management data needs, issues, and governance. Organized around a series of state DOT cases, the webinar is designed to highlight the potential to improve DOT asset management practice and operational performance through a focus on data and data management. Representatives from state DOTs will discuss their agencies’ efforts in this area, providing insight into the challenges encountered and strategies for success. 
Webinar 8 video​ 
Webinar 8 slides​​ ​


Part I​II

Webinar 9: Developing Transportation Asset Management Plans 

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 – 2:00 PM EST

This webinar provides an update on the three FHWA pilot projects for the development of a Risk-Based Transportation Asset Management Plan (TAMP). It will also provide an introduction to a TAMP Builder tool that is being built for AASHTO to enable state DOTs to more easily develop a TAMP.  Organized around the state DOT pilots, the webinar is designed to highlight the lessons learned and provide insights into the development of a risk-based TAMP.  ​

Webinar 9 video​ 
Webinar 9 slides​​  ​

Webinar 10: Approaches to Integrating Risk into TAM Programs and Plans 

DATE CHANGE: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 – 2:00 PM EST

This webinar will provide a number of examples that illustrate risk in the context of asset management and the development of a transportation asset management plan (TAMP).  It will emphasize risks related to the performance of the system, as reflected in MAP-21. The webinar will feature discussion of how projects that have been developed to mitigate risk may be programmed into STIPs and annual programs. Speakers from state DOTs and other organizations will also address topics including risks related to geotechnical assets, risk registers, and more.  ​

Webinar 10 slides​​  ​

Webinar 11: Managing NHS Assets Not Owned by the State 

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 – 2:00 PM EST
This webinar explores the management of NHS assets not owned by the state in the context of MAP-21. Webinar speakers will engage in an appraisal of the key challenges facing state DOTs, as well as strategies for success in managing the performance of these assets to meet MAP-21 requirements. Presentations will address issues of data collection and management, coordination across agencies, performance measurement and reporting, and other topics. ​
 
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Webinar 12: Transportation Asset Management Financial Plans 

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 – 2:00 PM EST
This webinar will provide a practical introduction to transportation asset management plans in the context of MAP-21. It will address the linkages between financial plans and asset management plans. As part of this webinar, state DOT representatives will discuss the both the challenges and the benefits of developing a transportation asset management financial plan. Presentations will also include consideration of relevant lessons from the experiences of international agencies that may be applicable to state DOTs.

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Previous Webinars



Successful Practices in GIS for Transportation Asset Management

​​AASHTO is hosting a three-part webinar series on GIS and TAM sharing the results of the NCHRP Project 08-87 – Successful Practices in GIS-Based Transportation Asset Management.  This project is producing two guides - an EXECUTIVE GUIDE that focuses on the the value of TAM and GIS and the key components of an effective GIS supported TAM program and an IMPLEMENTATION GUIDE targeted to practitioners that supports the steps necessary to improve how GIS supports TAM programs. The following is a description of each webinar and a link to register for the webinar.​​  

Webinar 1: GIS for Transportation Asset Management – What DOT Managers Need to Know

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST 
The first webinar is geared to agency executives, chief engineers, and planning directors.  It will cover benefits of GIS for gaining insights needed for asset management, managing risk, and communicating across units within the agency and with external stakeholders.  It will feature effective demonstrations of GIS capabilities and remarks from DOT leaders who have made GIS implementation a priority.
GIS/TAM webinar 1 slides​​  ​

Webinar 2: GIS for Transportation Asset Management – Planning, Managing and Tracking Work 

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST 
This webinar is geared to unit and section managers responsible for specific asset classes (pavements, bridges, traffic and safety assets, ITS assets, roadside assets, etc.) as well as DOT field office staff responsible for planning, scheduling, managing and tracking maintenance and construction activities.   It will feature examples of GIS applications for understanding the state of the assets, identifying needs and work candidates, and work tracking and management.  It will also include discussion of challenges and strategies for successful implementation that are related to the featured examples.
GIS/TAM webinar 2 slides​​  ​

Webinar 3: GIS for Transportation Asset Management – Developing Balanced Programs to Meet Performance Targets 

Monday, June 23, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST 
This webinar is geared to DOT staff responsible for program development – within and/or across asset categories.  It will feature examples of GIS applications for managing risks, prioritization, tradeoff analysis and work coordination.  It will also include discussion of challenges and strategies for successful implementation that are related to the featured examples.
GIS/TAM webinar 3 slides​​  ​


Transportation Asset Management Guide Volume II 

Webinar 1: Applying the Guide
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Webinar 2: Guide Overview and Getting Started
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Webinar 3: The Transportation Asset Management Plan (TAMP)
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Webinar 4: Tools & Techniques for Implementing the TAMP
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