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2017 Meeting Presentations

November 14-16, 2017
Jacksonville, Florida

Tuesday, November 14
SESSION I: OUTLOOK
Moderator: Wayne Rilko, P.E.- Florida DOT-SEAUPG Chairman
Florida DOT Welcome / Opening Remarks
Howard Moseley, State Bituminus Engineer-Florida DOT

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Asphalt Pavement Alliance-LCCA PEC Presentation
-Amy Miller, P.E. - National Director, APA
Overview of Performance Measures-Transportation Performance Management
-Chris Wagner, P.E. - FHWA
Perpetual Pavement Awards in the SE
-Amy Miller, P.E. - National Director, APA
SESSION II: SEAUPG REGIONAL UPDATES
Moderator: Matthew Chandler, P.E. - Tennessee DOT
Central Region Sub-Group
-Greg Sholar, P.E. - Florida DOT
East Region Sub-Group
-Cliff Selkinghaus - South Carolina DOT
West Region Sub-Group
-Cassidy 'Cass' Coon, P.E. - Mississippi DOT
 
Wednesday, November 15
SESSION III: QUALITY CONSTRUCTION
Moderator: Don Weathers, Consultant

 

University, Agency & Industry Partnerships: Work Force Development & Implementable Solutions (Introduction followed by panel discussion)
Introduction Chairs:
-Dr. Isaac Howard, Mississippi State University
-Dr. Amit Bhasin, University of Texas
Panel:
-Griffin Sullivan, P.E. - Mississippi DOT
-Robert Lee, P.E. - Texas DOT
-Harold Mullen, Executive Director - Texas Asphalt Pavement Association
-Braden Smith, P.E. - Hunt Refining Company
SESSION IV: BINDERS
Moderator: John Christensen - Pelican Asphalt
Delta Tc-It's Relationship to Pavement Performance
-Gerald Reinke, MTE Services
Mechanistic Evaluation: Performance of Asphalt Mixtures Containing REOB
-Dr. Samuel 'Sam' Cooper, III - LADOTD / LTRC

Selection of a Critical Aging Protocol: NCAT Top-Down Cracking Experiment
-Fan Yin, Postdoctoral Researcher - NCAT

SESSION V: PERFORMANCE TESTING
Moderator: Robert Lee, P.E. - Texas DOT

Various Hamburg Wheel Tracking Devices &
AASHTO T324 Spec. for Rutting Testing of Asphalt Mixtures

-Dr. Louay Mohammad - LSU / LTRC

Performance Related Specifications: Integration of the AMPT
-David J. Mensching, Ph.D., Office of Preconstruction & Pavements-FHWA
FDOT-Accelerated Pavement Testing Research
-Wayne A. Allick, Jr., P.E. -Accelerated Pavement Testing Engineer- Florida DOT
SESSION VI: MIX & PAVEMENT DESIGN
Moderator: Gary Fitts, P.E. - Shell Bitumen
Marketing Pavement Design Tools to Pavement Professionals
-Jayson Jordan, P.E., Technical Director - SC Asphalt Pavement Association
Balanced Mixture Design: A Formula for Success
-Shane Buchanan, Asphalt Performance Manager - Oldcastle Materials
Top-Down Cracking Resistance of Asphalt Mixtures
-Reynaldo Roque, Ph.D., P.E. - University of Florida Transporation Institute
 
Thursday, November 16
SESSION VII: NCAT UPDATES
Moderator:
Donald Watson, SE SUPERPAVE CENTER - NCAT
Preview of 2015 Track Findings
-Dr. R. Buzz Powell, P.E., Assistant Director & Test Track Manager - NCAT
Update on 2018 Track Development
-Dr. Randy West - NCAT Director
Pavement Preservation Group Study Findings
-Dr. Adriana Vargas, Assistant Research Professor - NCAT
SESSION VIII: CONSTRUCTION
Moderator: Jim Warren, Executive Director - ACAF
Asphalt Institute Tack Coat NCHRP Synthesis
-Danny Gierhart, P.E. - Asphalt Institute
Reduced Tracking Tack - Pavement Layer Bonding
-Bryan Wilson, P.E. - Texas A&M Transportation Institute
MAC Development: FDOT & Industry Perspective
-Susan Musselman, MAC Manager - Florida DOT
-Tanya Nash, P.E. - PRI Asphalt Technologies
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