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Infrastructure for the Future Summit Re-cap

The American Highway Users Alliance and Volvo Group hosted a national summit at the Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel in Washington, DC that examined the looming issues facing the nation’s infrastructure and specific challenges that threaten our economy. Several experts shared their insights and experiences, making this a valuable event for anyone interested in transportation and the future of our nation’s infrastructure. The event explored sustainable solutions to the impending transportation crisis and the best ways to implement effective change.

Attending were Congressional staff, transportation stakeholders & media, federal and state policy makers, logistics experts and business leaders whose bottom lines depend on efficient, safe and reliable roads and bridges.

Read the full event agenda here.

Confirmed Speakers & Moderators

  • U.S. Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary John Porcari
  • Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Chairman Barbara Boxer
  • House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster
  • Former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta
  • Governor Bill Graves, President & CEO, American Trucking Associations
  • U.S. Representative John Delaney (MD-6th)
  • Sean Connaughton, Virginia Secretary of Transportation
  • Olof Persson, President & CEO, Volvo Group
  • David Abney, COO, UPS
  • Jay Timmons, President & CEO, National Association of Manufacturers
  • Matthew Shay, President & CEO, National Retail Federation
  • Joe Cowan, CEO, Cowan Systems
  • Don Kopec, President, Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations
  • David Parkhurst, Director, Economic Development & Commerce Committee, National Governors Association
  • Bud Wright, Executive Director, American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials
  • Greg Cohen, President & CEO, American Highway Users Alliance


Video

Click here to watch the entire summit.


Speaker Presentations

Governor Bill Graves, President & CEO, American Trucking Associations

Bud Wright, Executive Director, American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials
Moderator for Panel 1: Issues and Challenges Ahead

Olof Persson, President & CEO, Volvo Group
Speaker on Panel 2: Sustainable Pathways Forward

David Abney, Chief Operation Officer
UPS Speaker on Panel 2: Sustainable Pathways Forwards

Sean Connaughton, Virginia Secretary of Transportation
Speaker on Panel 3: Funding Our Future


Event Photos


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