The 2024 Quality Conference will take place on January 4-5 at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock.

 

ALL REGISTRATIONS MUST BE DONE ONSITE

 

Schedule

Speakers and schedule are subject to change.

Thursday, January 4

11:30 – 1:00        Lunch (Guest Speakers: Ryan Lindsey, CRH & Congressman Womack)

1:00 – 1:05          Welcome (Murry Cline, AAPA Chairman)

1:05 – 1:20          FHWA Update (Vivien Hoang, FHWA Division Director)

1:20 – 1:35          ARDOT Update (Lorie Tudor, ARDOT Director)

1:35 – 1:45          Perpetual Pavement Award Presentation

1:45 – 2:15          Automatic Flagging (Dave Martineau, Site 20/20)

2:15 – 2:45          Automated Equipment/Future Technology (Joey Farrell, Jobsite Technologies)

2:45 – 3:00          Break

3:00 – 3:30          TRC2201 Update (Dr. Andrew Braham, University of Arkansas)

3:30 – 4:15          Pilot Project Presentation (Moderator: Dr. Kevin Hall)

4:15 – 5:00          Pilot Project Panel (Moderator: Dr. Kevin Hall)

5:00 – 6:00          Reception

 

Friday, January 5

8:25 – 8:30          Welcome (Murry Cline, AAPA Chairman)

8:30 – 8:40          S.A.F.E. Award Presentation (John LoPorto, Blackstone)

8:40 – 9:00          Work Zone Safety Legislation Update (Captain Louis Hatchett)

9:00 – 10:00        Sustainability for the Asphalt Industry (David Farris, Rogers Group)

10:00 – 10:15      Break

10:15 – 11:00      The Future of Data for Pavements & Beyond (Dr. Bill Vavrik, ARA)

11:00 – 11:45      Safety (David Miguel, Underground Safety LLC)

11:45 – 11:55      Conference Wrap-Up (Chad Adams, ARDOT)

 

6 PDH Available

Thanks to our 2024 Sponsors!

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Check out photos from the 2023 Conference below.