Speaking Engagements & Events

OTEC 2022

October 25 - 26, 2022

Hyatt Regency, Columbus, OH, hosted by the Ohio Department of Transportation

Join us in Ohio for one of the nation's premier transportation industry conferences to explore "Moving Forward Together for a Brighter Tomorrow" with nearly 4,000 national attendees!

Now more than ever, transportation plays a vital role in connecting communities and enhancing people's well-being. At the Ohio Transportation Engineering Conference 2022, learn and discover how the industry can work together to build a brighter tomorrow. Join transportation professionals in government, business and academia at this two-day annual event attended by over 3,750 people nationally for informative speaking and technical sessions, a vast exhibition hall, and a chance to meet other professionals in your specialty area and share stories of innovative transportation solutions. Program topics include the latest policy and technical information as well as new ideas in planning, environment, design, construction, maintenance, operation, local government and transportation resource management.

OHM Advisors Principal Russ Critelli will present with Errol Sholtz (ODOT) and Erik Enkle (City of Huron) on a recent test to transform Huron's U.S. Route 6/Cleveland Road from a high-speed, limited access highway that divides the center of the city into a reconfigured roadway and quality of life asset for the city's residents and visitors. Principal and Construction Manager of Ohio Craig Schripsema will present with Warren Schlatter (Defiance County Engineer) on how the GRS-IBS bridge structure type offers a competitive advantage to doing more with less and helping Ohio's transportation network move forward. And Project Manager Ruth Klee will moderate a 2-hour ethics discussion you won't want to miss.

Session Title: Testing a Road Diet Plan to Transform a Community Corridor (Session 22)
Presenters: Russ Critelli, Errol Sholtz (ODOT District 3 LPA Coordinator) and Erik Enkle (City of Huron Planning Director) 
Date and Time: Tuesday, 10/25 at 1:30 p.m.

Session Title: Looking Back to Move Forward - Real-World Applications of GRS-IBS (Session 47)
Presenters: Craig Schripsema, Warren Schlatter (Defiance County Engineer)
Date and Time: Wednesday, 10/26 at 8:00 a.m.

Session Title: Ethical Engineers Throughout History & Equity Influences Ethics in Engineering (Session 73)
Moderator: Ruth Klee
Date and Time: Wednesday, 10/26 at 2:00 p.m.