2022 EXPO Agenda

Each EXPO day began with a 9:00 AM plenary with opening remarks. Monday’s plenary included a showcase of Caltrans’ innovation tools, and Tuesday's plenary included a multi-level innovation discussion panel. Live presentations followed from 10:00AM – 2:00PM in 20 minute increments. 

See the Session Details tab for more information on each session. 

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

9:00AM - Plenary

      Opening Remarks
            - CalSTA Secretary Toks Omishakin
            - Caltrans Director Tony Tavares

      Caltrans Innovation Tools & Resources
           -  Pauline Valenzuela, Statewide Innovation Coordinator 

10:00AMUtilizing UAS in Steep-Terrain Vegetation Surveys

10:20AM - Drone Use for Rockfall Mitigation

10:40AM - Partnerships Pave the Way for Wildlife Connectivity on Santa Cruz Highway 17

11:00AM - Innovation in Design Build Project in Orange County- A Geotechnical Perspective

11:20AM - District 7 Office of Surveys GIS Survey Request System

11:40AM - Integrating Web-based GIS into the Project Reporting System

12:00PM - Lunch

1:00PM - California Innovation: Showcasing Local Agency Solutions
      - The Santa Clarita Traffic Management Database
      - The Ventura County Bridge Management Program
      - The Kern COG Integrated Performance Measures Process
      - The Ventura County Standard Operating Procedure

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

9:00AM - Plenary

       Opening Remarks from Innovation Leadership  Council Chairs
             - Dennis T. Agar, Chair    
             - George Akiyama, Vice Chair

       Discussion Panel Q & A - Getting to   ‘Next’ Through Innovation
                  Panel Members:
                  - Mike Keever, Chief Deputy Director
                  - Dennis T. Agar, District 10 Director
                  - Sergio Aceves, Chief of the Division of Maintenance
                  - Lima Saft, District 8 Innovation Manager
                  - Alan Sharon, District 7 Maintenance Supervisor

10:00AM - Electrical Asset Tables In Plans

10:20AM - Cold in-place recycling: Life cycle assessment (LCA) and life cycle cost analysis (LCCA)

10:40AM - How to Find Innovative New Products, Caltrans Product Evaluation Program (PEP) Overview

11:00AM - Bat Exclusion One Way Tube

11:20AM - Running ahead of the Wave - Process of Success Planning

11:40AM - How do Government Agencies Innovate, Anyway?

12:00PM - Lunch

1:00PM - Portfolio Management via Excel VBA Dynamic Reports

1:20PM - Automated Data Lake, ETL and Interactive Data Visualization Service

1:40PM - Clean California Data Analysis and Visualization Initiative