SCOD Annual Schedule

Month AASHTO Liaison SCOD Executive Council  SCOD Members Technical Committees Meetings Deadlines
Jul Announcement to SCOD and Technical Committees: full-blown NCHRP research proposals are due for SCOD EC Review August 20th Subcommittee Meeting Presentations/sessions at SCOD Meeting led by appropriate Technical Committees Subcommittee on Design Meeting, July   
  Regions review Technical Committee Work Plans at Regional Meetings, suggest modifications or new work tasks Reminder: Full-blown NCHRP research proposals due Aug 19 Reminder: Full-blown NCHRP research proposals due Aug 19  
  Executive Council compiles and reconciles recommendations from Regions and develops list for Subcommittee adoption      
Aug 2 weeks after SCOD Meeting, send recommendations on Work Plans and new assignments to Technical Committees for implementation Conference call: Reminder: Full-blown NCHRP research proposals due Aug 19 Reminder: Full-blown NCHRP research proposals due Aug 19    
Review previous SCOD meeting, including successes, areas in need of improvement, suggestions from attendees, and Meeting Survey results
Propose modifications for next year’s meeting
Sep Annoucement to SCOD and Technical Committees: 20-7 proposals are due Sept 30th for review and ranking by SCOD Executive Council Conference call: Reminder: Fall NCHRP 20-7 proposals are due Sept 30th for review and ranking by SCOD Executive Council  Reminder: Fall NCHRP 20-7 proposals are due Sept 30th for review and ranking by SCOD Executive Council  TC Nonmotorized Transportation Sep 1: NCHRP IDEA Program proposals are due, http://www.trb.org/Studies/ Programs/IDEAHighway.asp 
Two weeks prior to SCOH meeting, review 20-7 proposals from Technical Committees     TC Value Engineering

Sept. Technology Implementation Group (TIG) proposals due,

http://tig.transportation.org

      TC Cost Estimating (Sept/Oct)

 

Sept 15: Full-blown NCHRP research proposals are due, submit to

nchrp@nas.edu

       

Fall NCHRP 20-7 proposals due Sept 30th for review and ranking by SCOD Executive Council,

www.transportation1.org/ nchrp/20-7 

        Sept: International Scanning Program proposed topics due, http://www.international.fhwa.dot. gov/scan/
Oct Oct 1: Solicit topics for next SCOD Meeting from Subcommittee and Technical Committee membership Two weeks prior to SCOH meeting, review 20-7 proposals from Technical Committees Reminder: Submit proposed topics for next SCOD Meeting by Oct 31 Reminder: Submit proposed topics for next SCOD Meeting by Oct 31 AASHTO Annual Meeting /Standing Committee on Highways / NCHRP 20-7 Fall: AASHTO Domestic Scan Program proposed topics due
TC Environmental Design
TC Roadside Safety
TC Hydrology and Hydraulics (Oct/Nov)
Nov Nov 1: Send proposed topics to Executive Council for review and consideration Review proposed topics for next SCOD meeting and submit prioritization to AASHTO Liaison        
Dec Distribute ranked SCOD meeting topics to Executive Council members Conference call to begin development of SCOD Meeting agenda (include appropriate TC representatives)        
  Review and prioritize submitted topics
  Propose any missing areas of concern or hot topics
  Assign topic areas to Regional Steering Committees and appropriate Technical Committees for further development (recruit speakers, etc.)
Jan           Jan 31: NCHRP 20-5 Synthesis Program proposals are due, http://www.trb.org/Studies/ Synthesis/Syntheses.asp 
   
   
   
Feb   Conference call (include appropriate TC representatives)        
Review format of previous year’s agenda and propose any changes for this year
Review session titles and presentation time needed for each topic area
Mar Announcement to SCOD and Technical Committees: 20-7 proposals are due March 30th for review and ranking by SCOD Executive Council Conference call (mid-March) Reminder: Spring NCHRP 20-7 proposals are due end of March for review and ranking by SCOD Executive Council  Mar 1: Technical Committees submit Annual Work Plans to SCOD, including: Standing Committee on Research meets (decisions are made on full-blown NCHRP projects) Mar 1: NCHRP IDEA Program proposals are due, http://www.trb.org/Studies/ Programs/IDEAHighway.asp
Clarify any issues with Technical Committee Work Plans prior to distribution to SCOD Members Work tasks this year NCHRP 20-7 proposals due March 30 review and ranking by SCOD Executive Council, www.transportation1.org/ nchrp/20-7
  Hot or emerging topics of concern
  5-year long-range plan of work  
  Reminder: Spring NCHRP 20-7 proposals are due end of March for review and ranking by SCOD Executive Council   
Apr Transmit TC Work Plans to SCOD Members for review prior to SCOD Meeting Conference call SCOD Members review Technical Committee Work Plans    TC Preconstruction Engineering Management   
   Two weeks prior to SCOH meeting, review 20-7 proposals from Technical Committee     TC Hydrology and Hydraulics (Apr/May)  
May   Conference call SCOD Members discuss Work Plans with their States’ members on the Technical Committees and others in their DOTs who may have interest in the work of the Technical Committees   AASHTO Spring Meeting / Standing Committee on Highways / NCHRP 20-7  
Finalize SCOD Meeting agenda TC Pavements
June   Conference call   Technical Committees submit proposed resolutions for consideration by SCOD TC Geometric Design (June/July)