Purdue Road School

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Thursday, March 7,
9:30–11:30 a.m. and 1–3 p.m.
Purdue Road School is a great Indiana tradition that brings together federal, state and local agencies, elected officials, and professionals from industry, consulting and academia to collaborate and reflect on diverse transportation topics. As part of the 105th Purdue Road School Transportation Conference and Expo, a select number of classes will be held at Indiana Convention Center in conjunction with The Work Truck Show. Programming will address Indiana statutes and ethics for professional engineers, winter preparedness, and other critical subjects.

Indiana Statutes and Rules for Professional Engineers
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
This is an updated discussion of the Indiana Code and Indiana Administrative Code applied to the practice of engineering, including pending changes to the rules.
Presented by: Vincent Drnevich, Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, Purdue University

Ethics and the Practice of Engineering and Surveying
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
This session presents a comparison of personal codes of ethics, professional society codes of ethics, ethics in the NCEES Model Law and Model Rules, and Indiana Code and Indiana Administrative Code.
Presented by: Vincent Drnevich, Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, Purdue University 

Making Cents of Platooning: What’s Coming? 
1 – 3 p.m. 
Driver-assisted truck platooning improves driver teamwork, safety and fuel economy. A panel of industry, policy and research leaders share what’s current in platooning for Class 8 trucks. Join us to learn about the expected impact on fleets, drivers and transportation systems.
Presented by: Steven Boyd, Founder and Vice President of External Affairs, Peloton Technologies; Elizabeth Hagerman, Chief Innovation and Strategy Officer, Conexus Indiana; Mike Roeth, Executive Director, NACFE; and Greg Shaver, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University

This session is not included in any registration package — it is available for purchase separately.