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Wednesday, November 20 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Safer Roads by Design: Advances in Work Zone Safety

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Work zones are hazardous both for motorists who drive through the complex array of signs, barrels, and lane changes and for workers who build, repair, and maintain streets, bridges, and highways. Panelists and participants will exchange international best practices on how to design a safe work zone using a combination of good practices and new technologies.  

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Pete Johnston

Global Portfolio Manager for Temporary Traffic Control with the 3M™ Transportation Safety Division, 3M
Pete Johnston is the Global Portfolio Manager for Temporary Traffic Control with the 3M™ Transportation Safety Division.  Pete has been with 3M’s Transportation Safety division since 1997.   In addition to his responsibilities at 3M, Pete serves as the co-chair of the IRF subcommittee... Read More →
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Ross Sheckler

Managing Director, iCone Products
Mr. Sheckler has a BS and MS in Aerospace Engineering from Iowa State University and started his career with stints in aerodynamic and structural design at Boeing Commercial Aircraft. After leaving Boeing Mr. Sheckler applied his extensive knowledge from the aerospace sector providing... Read More →
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Felipe Almanza

Vice President, New Product Development, TrafFix Devices
Mr. Felipe Almanza is Vice President, New Product Development in the Engineering Department at TrafFix Devices, Inc. based out of San Clemente in Southern California, USA.A Cal Poly Pomona graduate with a Degree in Mechanical Engineering, his experience spans more than 13 years in... Read More →
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Jeff Shewmaker

Business Development director Roadside Safety Products, Hill and Smith, Inc
Jeff Shewmaker has spent the last two decades working in the roadside safety industry in testing and manufacturing. With a degree in electronics and background in the challenging sub-surface data collection in high pressure natural gas wells, Shewmaker made the transition into full... Read More →
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Kevin Groeneweg

President, Mobile Barriers
Kevin Groeneweg is Chairman and CEO of Mobile Barriers. He holds advanced degrees in Law, Finance and Business, and served as CCO and COO of two large financial firms before a couple of serious incidents led to his increasing involvement in transportation. He is highly focused on... Read More →
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Dirk Schönauer

COO International, AVS Verkehrssicherung GmbH
Dirk Schönauer practically grew up with this industry. After his apprenticeship as a banker, his bachelor’s degree (GM) and several years in the marketing and IT industry,he followed in his father’s footsteps into road safety. For the last 12 years he was COO of Saferoad RRS... Read More →

Wednesday November 20, 2019 4:00pm - 6:00pm AKST
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