Oregon Modeling Collaborative Launch

Friday, November 12, 2010, 12:00pm to 1:00pm PST
Peter Appel, Director, RITA; Jennifer Dill; Kelly Clifton; Wim Weiwel, Jerri Bohard

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On Nov. 12, 2010 Peter Appel, Administrator of the USDOT Research and Innovative Technology Administration, will be in Portland to launch the Oregon Modeling Collaborative (OMC).The OMC brings together academic researchers, public agencies and the private sector around the challenges facing transportation and land use policy. The OMC will focus on innovation, education and outreach needed for the development of transportation modeling and analytical tools to plan for a sustainable future.  

The launch, which will help recognize the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and Oregon Modeling Steering Committee (OSMC) for their long-standing support and efforts in transportation modeling. The event will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.Friday, Nov. 12 in the Engineering Building Atrium at Portland State University (1930 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201).