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Fifth Biennial Marine Transportation System Research and Development Conference

19 June, 2018 - 21 June, 2018

This conference will seek to identify research needs, gaps and potential technology gains related to harnessing robust, integrated, high fidelity multimodal freight transportation modeling and data sets. Particular emphasis will be placed on improving the efficacy of freight flow forecasting through advancements in data harmonization, management, convergence, and collaboration among all MTS-related freight system stakeholders and sectors.

Speakers will present recent progress in scientific and technological solutions related to marine transportation and waterways management being worked on in the federal, state, academic, and private sectors with the intent of fostering partnerships between federal, state, private, and academic institutions to improve the MTS.