2021 National Conference Going Virtual Pocono Mountains PA

"The mission of the American Society of Highway Engineers is to provide a forum for members and partners of the highway industry to promote a safe, efficient and sustainable transportation system through education, innovation and fellowship."

ASHE 2021 National Conference

Join us for a Virtual Conference

May 25 - May 27, 2021

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Recorded Technical Sessions are now available on our Conference Program Page.


Session 1, Track 2

Leveraging Technology to Optimize Operations

Learn the benefits of a formalized Digital Transformation Strategy, and how to use it to optimize operations. We will show specific examples how technology can be used to improve safety, provide remote site access for walkthroughs and project meetings, and enhance construction progress reviews

Heather Heeter, PE; Borton-Lawson - Bethlehem, PA  

Heather Heeter is the Transportation Business Unit Leader for Borton-Lawson Engineering. Heather has 20 years of Transportation experience delivering large, complex project for the Commonwealth. Her extensive background and understanding of the state and federal environmental process, transportation funding and the complete project delivery process have attributed to her successes in the Transportation Industry. Mrs. Heeter is active in ASHE (American Society of Highway Engineers) currently serving as President for the East Penn Section, as well as vice-chair for the Lehigh Valley Chamber’s Transportation Committee.

Walt Stout; Precise Visual Technologies - Wilkes-Barre, PA  

Walt Stout is the Business Development Leader for Precise Visual Technologies which is the group focused on Digital Transformation and Technology within Borton-Lawson Engineering. Walt has 10+ years of mechanical engineering and technology implementation experience. This experiences allow him to identify and implement appropriate technology solutions in order to optimize his clients business. Prior to joining Borton-Lawson Walt served in the United States Navy as a Nuclear Machinest Mate onboard submarines.