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Click here to register for Paving Ops 101*
*Paving Ops 101 is a classroom training event offered free of charge to AAPA members. It is for field operations workers and asphalt plant operators. Individuals who operate milling machines, distributor trucks, chip spreaders, MTVs, pavers and compaction equipment are encouraged to attend. Class size is limited to 150.

 

Conference Dates: January 3-4, 2019 (Thursday/Friday)

Conference Location: The Embassy Suites is located at 11301 Financial Centre Pkwy. in Little Rock. Reservations should be made by
calling 1-800-HILTONS. Mention you are with the AR Asphalt Pavement Association in order to get the special room rate of $96.00. Room block will be held until December 3, 2018.

Conference Schedule:

January 3 (Thursday)
11:30 – 12:30 LUNCH (keynote speaker TBD)
1:00 – 1:10 Welcome – Steve Thweatt (AAPA Chairman)
1:10 – 1:40 ARDOT Update – Scott Bennett (ARDOT)
1:40 – 2:10 Pavement Preservation – Danny Gierhart (Asphalt Institute)
2:10 – 2:35 Structural Design for Permeable Asphalt Pavements – Dr. Kevin Hall (U of A)
2:35 – 3:00 BREAK
3:00 – 4:00 Anti-Strips in HMA – Vicki Woods (Ingevity); ARDOT Anti-Strip Supplemental Specification – David Henning (ARDOT)
4:00 – 4:30 Cool Weather Paving and PaveCool App – David Timm (Auburn)
4:30 – 5:00 Steve “Wildman” Wilson
5:00 – 6:30 Reception

January 3 (Thursday) – Paving Ops
11:30 – 12:30 LUNCH
1:00 – 2:30 Asphalt Plant Operations – Lance Clark (Heatec); Richard Draheim (Astec)
2:30 – 3:00 BREAK
3:00 – 4:30 Asphalt Paving Operations – Speakers TBD (Caterpillar & Weiler)
4:30 – 5:00 Steve “Wildman” Wilson

January 4 (Friday) – ALL ATTENDEES TOGETHER
7:00 – 8:00 BREAKFAST
8:00 – 8:30 Safety – Pat Nelson (Lehman-Roberts)
8:30 – 11:45 FHWA/SHRP2 Workshop: Paver Mounted Thermal Profiler – Joe Reiter (ARA) This session includes a break.
11:45 – 12:00 Conference Wrap-Up – Tony Sullivan (ARDOT)

*Exhibitor Hours: Jan. 3, 11 am – 5 pm; Jan. 4, 8 am – 12 pm*