Presentations

Day 1 (December 4, 2012, Tuesday)

Panel #1: Opening Panel

Chairman Deborah Hersman, National Transportation Safety Board
Opening Remarks
Reginald R. Souleyrette, Ph.D., P.E., University of Kentucky
GIS in Transportation Safety
Stephen M. Lewis, USDOT/RITA
Geospatial Coordination at USDOT and Transportation for the Nation (TFTN)

Panel #2: Multi-modal GIS Data and Technology Panel

Objective: This panel will examine the diverse needs of data for different aspects of transportation safety across all modes. It will provide an understanding of the limitations associated with this data and the importance of data standards.

Nadine Alameh, Ph.D., Open Geospatial Consortium
Geospatial Standards and Interoperatibility in Transportation
Michael R. Ratcliffe, US Census
The Census Bureau, TIGER, and Geospatial Information: Over Two Decades of Accurate and Reliable Data for the GIS Community
George Gonzalez, FAA
Air Traffic Organization
Jeffrey J. Danielson, USGS/EROS
National Elevantion Data for Transportation-Based Application
Mark A. Skoog, NASA/Dryden Flight Research Center
Improving Collision Avoidance Systems

Panel #3: Aviation Safety Panel

Objective: This panel will provide an understanding of how GIS data and technologies facilitate the improvement of aviation safety from gate to gate.

Mike McNerney, Ph.D., FAA
Airport GIS Program Safety Benefits
Dejan Damjanovic, GeoEye
Challenges in Terrain and Obstacle Identification
Christopher Knouss, MITRE
Enabling Aviation Analysis
Rich Fosnot, Jeppesen
Airport Moving Map (AMM) and Terrain & Obstacle Databases

Panel #4: Highway Safety Panel

Objective: This panel will examine the development of GIS technologies in crash avoidance, crash data reporting, safety analysis and enforcement activities on U.S. public roads.

Craig Thor, Ph.D., USDOT/FHWA
Utilizing GIS to Improve Safety on the Nation's Highways
Mathew Barth, Ph.D., University of California Riverside
Innovative Approaches for Next Generation Roadway Mapping and Vehicle Positioning
John Bigham, University of California Berkeley
Error Consideratioin in Georeferencing Police Reported Crash Data
Captain Woodland Wilson, Baltimore County Police Department
Data Drivern Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety (DDACTS)

Day 2 (December 5, 2012, Wednesday)

Panel #5: Multi-modal Application and Analysis Panel

Objective: This panel will illustrate the uses of GIS data and technologies in selected transportation safety topics.

Lisa Park, American Transportation Research Institute
Mapping Large Truck Rollovers: Identification and Mitigation Through Spatial Data Analysis
Michelle Barnes, University of Michigan
Employing Spatial Data and GIS Tool to Support Transportation Safety Research
Marco Merens, ICAO
Aviation Safety Analysis and GIS
Marc Berryman, National Emergency Number Association
GIS in Public Safety: NENA & USDOT

Panel #6: Marine Safety Panel

Objective: This panel will explore the status of the use of GIS technologies in marine safety from navigation, accident investigation, search and rescue, to safety analysis.

Julia Powell, NOAA
Utilizing GIS to Improve Navigation Safety
Peter Noy and Lt. Rodney Martinez, US Coast Guard
Geographic Information System (GIS) Use with U.S. Coast Guard
James Dobbins, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Inland Marine Transportation Casualty Data Analysis
Richard Ford, Marine Accident Investigation Branch
The Use of GIS in Marine Accident Investigation

Panel #7: Rail, Pipeline, and HazMat Safety Panel

Objective: This panel will explore the trend in using GIS technologies for the safety in rails, transits, and pipelines.

Raquel Hunt, USDOT/FRA
Putting Rail Safety on the Map
Ed Wells, WMATA
GIS for Public Transit Safety
Eric Williams, Access Midstream Partners
Pipeline Safety and GIS: How We Leverage GIS to Make Pipeline Safer
Amy Nelson, USDOT/PHMSA
The National Pipeline Mapping System (NPMS)

Panel #8: Closing Panel

Objective: This panel will synthesize and summarize the two-day event and explain how maps and GIS technologies can effectively communicate safety messages.

David Cowen, Ph.D., National Geospatial Advisory Committee
GIS @ NTSB: The Next Steps
Allen Carroll, ESRI
Emancipating Data: Using GIS to Serve the Public
Chairman Deborah Hersman, National Transportation Safety Board
Closing Remarks