2022 PUG Conference Agenda

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16

October

2022

1pm-7pm Registration Table
5:30pm-6pm PUG/TAG Coordinator Meeting

6:15pm-7pm Orientation/Primer
7pm-8pm Ice Breaker 

Pre-Function Area
Comstock Board Room

Emerald Bay Ballroom
Twelfth Floor


17

October

2022

8am-9:30am General Session I

10am-11:30am General Session II
1pm-2:30pm General Session III
3pm-4:30pm Training Session Breakouts 

Emerald Bay Ballroom 


18

October

2022

8:30am-9:30am Training Session Breakouts

10am-11:30am Training Session Breakouts
1pm-2:30pm Training Session Breakouts 
3pm-4:30pm Training Session Breakouts 

Emerald Bay 1-6


19

October

2022

8am-9:30am Technical Training Sessions

10am-11:30am Technical Training Sessions 

Emerald Bay 1-6


20

October

2022

8am-9:30am General Session IV

10am-11:30am General Session V
1pm-2pm PUG Closed Business Meeting
2pm-2:45 PUG Business Meeting
3pm-4pm PUG Business Meeting 
5pm-9pm PUG Banquet 





Emerald Bay Ballroom 




South Shore Room at Harrah's


PUG 2022 Training Session Descriptions 

ActiveReports Beginner Training 

Building Your Reporting Skillset: Create a Custom ActiveReport Using Agency Views

In this hands-on training session, learners will work with experts to explore and practice using Agency Views to create clean, comprehensive custom reports in AASHTOWare Project. This session is well-suited for technical users who have a basic understanding of ActiveReports and want to learn more.

During this session, learners will create various custom reports using Agency Views, design sub report template files that access the Agency Views for the data, and create a new custom report definition in AASHTOWare Project.  

ActiveReports Active Training 

Advancing Your Reporting Skillset: Translate Requirements and Write a Custom ActiveReport

In this hands-on training session, learners will work with experts to understand and practice using requirements to write custom reports. This session is well-suited for technical users who are familiar with ActiveReports and/or attended the session Building Your Reporting Skillset: Create a Custom ActiveReport Using Agency Views.

During this session, learners will discuss best practices for identifying report requirements, review an example of report requirements with the associated custom report, and write their own custom reports in preparation for working with people in business roles. 

Agency Views Beginner Training 

ActiveReports Showcase: The Logic of Complex Reporting

In this demo session, ActiveReport experts will feature their finest agency reports. This session is well-suited for technical users who would like to see what is possible with complex reporting. Learners will gain insight into the underlying thought processes that built the showcase report designs and the lessons learned along the way.

Agency Views: Advanced Training

Python Showcase: Wild Code in Home Environments 

In this demo session, Python experts will showcase various examples of Python code and see how the resulting agency views function within AASHTOWare Project. This session is well-suited for both technical and business users who wonder: What are agencies really using when it comes to Agency Views and Python?  

OData Beginner Training

Advancing Your AMS Skillset: From Request to Validated OData Query 

In this hands-on training session, learners will work with OData experts to explore OData, CData, and system interfaces. This session is well-suited for technical users who have a basic understanding of OData and want to learn more.

During this session, learners will create a query to select AASHTOWare ProjectTM data and use an OData feed to load that data into an Excel spreadsheet. Then, they will view a demonstration of CData and discuss best practices for working within the Entity Hierarchy and using the Authorization Model Service to create system interfaces. 

OData Advanced Training 

Advancing Your AMS Skillset: From Request to Validated OData Query

In this hands-on training session, learners will work with OData experts for a deep dive into OData queries. This session is well-suited for technical users who are familiar with OData and/or attended the session Building Your AMS Skillset: Using OData, CData, and Interfaces.

During this session, learners will discuss best practices for reviewing examples of data requests and the resulting OData queries, discuss strategies for working in parts of the system without any prior knowledge, and write their own OData queries in preparation for working with people in business roles who request data or OData queries.  

PUG Speaker Bios

Get to know your conference presenters.

Kathy Terrio 

Montana Department of Transportation 

After many years in Retail Management, Kathy Terrio came to the Montana Department of Transportation in 2008. First in the Human Resources Division then in the Office of Civil Rights. Currently she manages all things Prevailing Wage/Labor and On-the Job Training Compliance and AASHTOWare CRL for the Department’s Highways & Engineering Division. She is presently the PUG Board Chair and the CRL TAG Coordinator and is best known for her tenacity to see things completed. You could say she is a nag! When not at the office, you can find her in her garden ensuring there are enough tomatoes and peppers to have spicy salsa through the cold Montana winter! Contact: [email protected]


Will McClave

President, Infotech Inc.

Will McClave is a recognized leader in the construction technology industry who has worked for Infotech for nearly 20 years. As the President of Infotech Systems, Will oversees the company’s strategy and growth for both its owned products and the products the company supports as the official contractor for AASHTOWare Project.

With customer relationships always top of mind, Will ensures coordination throughout the company to best address the current needs of customers while preparing users for the future of digital project delivery advancements in the infrastructure construction industry.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida. As an undergraduate, Will was on the golf team and later played professional golf.


Amy Sullivan

Minnesota Department of Transportation

Amy Sullivan has worked in the Civil Rights and Labor field for 10+ years before transitioning to her new role as the BIM (Building Information Modeling) Coordinator for MnDOT. She has been involved with several AASHTOWare Committees as the CRL TAG Coordinator/Assistant Coordinator; the PUG Board Treasurer/Secretary; and participates on the CRL Technical Review Team (TRT).

In her personal life, Amy enjoys coaching basketball and never turns down an opportunity to travel with her very spoiled Husky puppy.


Janet Treadway

Ohio Department of Transportation

Janet Treadway is currently the AASHTOWare Project Business Administrator and Electronic Project Delivery Management lead in the Division of Construction Management for the Ohio Department of Transportation. She has over 20 years of experience with OHDOT working in the areas of Highway Maintenance, Public Information, and the last 16 years in Construction. She has administered the implementation of multiple construction management systems, from document management to overall project administration and material management systems. She is tasked with the Ohio Department of Transportation’s e-Construction initiative which they are recognizing as an overall project delivery & management change.

Janet’s experience within the AASHTOWare User community began in 2013 where she has participated in TRT memberships, TAG meetings, Alpha, and Beta testing opportunities. In 2015 she was appointed to the AASHTOWare Project Task Force, in 2018 she accepted the role of Vice Chair and in 2020 she was appointed Chair of the AASHTOWare Project Task Force overseeing the development of new software, enhancement, and maintenance of the AASHTOWare Project suite of products
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Jamey Wilhite

Arkansas Department of Transportation

Jamey is a native of Westville, OK, and received his BSCE (2005) and MSCE (2007) from the University of Arkansas. His Master’s research was studying strength gain characteristics of concrete cured at low temperatures. Jamey began his career at Arkansas DOT in 2006 as a field engineer overseeing construction projects. In 2011, he moved into the SiteManager Systems Administration section, then has been the AASHTOWare Project Systems Administrator since 2014. Jamey is a member of the Construction Management TAG, and has been a PTF member since October 2017.