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Program (06/14/2019)

You can fly into Will Rogers World Airport. To get to the Embassy Suites in Norman, you can request any of the following:

Airport Express (405.681.3311) This will cost $44 + tax for one person ($3 + tax for additional person(s)
UberX: (up to 4 people) approximately - $23

Uber XL: (up to 6 people) approximately - $43


Monday, June 24, 2019

12:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Registration at Embassy Suites Main Lobby Area (2501 Conference Drive, Norman, OK  73069) 

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Optional Technical Tours

  • 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Technical Tour One – National Weather Center & Tom Love Innovation Hub, OU Research campus
  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Technical Tour Two – EMBARK Maintenance Facility & OKC Streetcar, Oklahoma city (must be pre-registered)

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Welcome Reception- Embassy Suites, University Ballroom

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm: RETRC Meeting- Embassy Suites, Sooner Room B 


Tuesday, June 25, 2019

7:00 am - 7:15 am: Village Tour Buses will depart from main entryway  of Embassy Suite for the National Weather Center, OU

7:30 am - 5:00 pm:  Registration - National Weather Center (NWC) Entrance

7:30 am - 8:30 am: Continental Breakfast, Networking & TLC  Poster Viewing - NWC Atrium

8:30 am - 9:00 am: Welcome - NWC Auditorium

9:00 am - 10:15 am: General Session One

  • Preparing for the Mobility Future :  Workforce Development & Training needs– NWC Atrium

10:15 am - 10:30 am: Networking Break (Snacks & Beverages provided) - NWC Atrium

10:30 am - 11:45 am: General Session Two

  • Sustainable and Climate Resilient Transportation

11:45 am - 1:00 pm: Network Lunch & TLC Poster Viewing- NWC Atrium

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm:  - US Director's meeting Meeting - NWC Auditorium

  • MAP-21 & FAST Act Performance Indicators
  • RiP amd TRID Update
  • Q & A on Public Access & Accessibility
  • Q & A Panel on Grants Management

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm: Networking Break (Snacks & Beverages provided) - NWC Atrium

3:15 pm - 5:00 pm: General Session Three

  • Development & Implementation of a Succesful Tech Transfer Plan

5:00 pm - 5:15 pm: Village Tour busses will arrive at the National Weather Center and transport guests to Embassy Suites  

5:45 pm - 6:30 pm: Village Tour buses will pick-up guests at Embassy Suites and transport them to National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum  (1700 NE 63rd Street, Oklahoma City, 73111)

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm: Banquet at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum 

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm: Village Tour busses will arrive at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and return guests to Embassy Suites 


Wednesday, June 26, 2019

7:00 am - 7:15 am: Village Tour Buses will depart from main entryway at Embassy Suite Hotel for the National Weather Center, OU

7:30 am - 9:00 am: Registration -  NWC Entrance

7:30 am - 8:00 am: Continental Breakfast and Networking- NWC Atrium

8:00 am - 9:30 am: General Session Four

  • Transportation and Leadership, Today's and Tomorrow's Leaders - NWC Auditorium

9:30 am - 10:30 am: General Session Five

  • Partnership with Community and Technical Colleges - NWC Auditorium

10:30 am - 10:45 am: Networking Break (Snacks & Beverages provided) - NWC Atrium

10:45 am - 11:50 pm: Breakout Sessions 

    Breakout Session 1:

  • AASHTO RAC and UTC Partnership - NWC Auditorium
    Breakout Session 2:
  • Administative Manager's Roundtables- NWC Atrium

11:50 am - 12:00 pm : Breakout Sessions Debrief - NWC Auditorium

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Networking Lunch & CUTC Business Meeting - NWC Auditorium.     

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm: Closing Remarks - NWC Auditorium.

2:30 pm – 5:30 pm: CUTC Executive Committee Meeting & Dinner (By invitations only) - NWC Board Room 1120.

3:00 pm - 11:00 pm: Optional Activities (must be pre-registered)

        3:00PM-7:00 pm   - Ride at Bricktown

       7:00am-11:00 pm - OKC Dodgers vs NOLA Baby Cakes Baeball Game


Final Program (PDF)

Tours / Events

The National Weather Center (Norman, OK)

The National Weather Center (Norman, OK)

The National Weather Center houses a unique confederation of The University of Oklahoma, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and state organizations that work together in partnership to improve understanding of events occurring in Earth’s atmosphere over a wide range of time and space scales

The Tom Love Innovation Hub

Tome Love Innovation Hub

There are lots of ways to be inspired here at the Tom Love Innovation Hub. Come to one of our 201 Talks to learn about successful entreprenuers and innovators across various industries. Our 405 Startup Stories travel across the Norman and Oklahoma City region to hear tales of achievement right here in our own backyard. 

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

The National Cowboy & Western  Heritage Museum is America’s premier institution of Western history, art, and culture. Founded in 1955, the Museum collects, preserves, and exhibits an internationally renowned collection of Western art and artifacts while sponsoring dynamic educational programs to stimulate interest in the enduring legacy of the American West.

Research Campus

Research Campus OU

The University Research Campus is a collaborative environment with a community engaged in research that leads to social, economic and academic advancement – improving the global quality of life.

EMBARK / OKC Streetcar

Embark Center/ OKC Streetcar

EMBARK provides bus, ferry transit, bike share and downtown parking solutions in the Oklahoma City metro area. One of the goals of EMBARK is to connect people with their community, ease traffic congestion and reduce air pollution.

In 2009, Oklahoma City residents voted for a renewal project of a 4.86 mile modern streetcar system. It will include 22 stops that link major employers, businesses, attractions and residences in the downtown area. 


OKC Bricktown


Enjoy an evening in OKC Bricktown to watch the Oklahoma City Dodgers baseball team play against the New Orleans Baby Cakes. Tickets will include Homeplate seats, food and beverage stipend, an OKC Dodgers hat, game program, and a personalized scoreboard message.