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2011 Preliminary Agenda

Southeastern Asphalt User Producer Group
2011 Preliminary Meeting Agenda

November 14-17, 2011

Hyatt Regency Savannah, Georgia
Reservations: 402-592-6464

Monday, November 14 - Pre-Function Meetings
Open to all Registrants
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Training & Certification Task Group
-Kevin Hall, University of Arkansas
3:00 - 5:00
Southeast SUPERPAVE Center Meeting / NCAT
-Donald Watson, NCAT


Tuesday, November 15 - Pre-Function Meetings

8:00 - 9:45 AM AMPT User Group- "Dynamic Modulus Training Program"
-Adam Taylor, NCAT
10:00 - 11:45
Aggregate Task Group
-Kevin Vaughan, Vulcan Materials
10:00 - 11:45
Binder Task Group
-Donald Siler, Marathon Petroleum Co.
11:45 - 1:00
LUNCH ON OWN / GENERAL SESSION BEGINS AT 1:00 PM
SESSION I: ECONOMIC ISSUES
Moderator: Peter Wu, Georgia Transportation Department


Tuesday, November 15
WELCOME / OPENING REMARKS
Commissioner Keith Golden
Georgia Transportation Department

1:15 - 1:45
Energy Outlook
-
Austin Miller, Valero Energy
1:45 - 2:15
Alternate Bidding-FHWA
-
Gary Crawford, FHWA
2:15 - 2:45
Alternate Bidding-State
-
Georgene Geary, PE, Georgia DOT
2:45 - 3:00
Break


SESSION II: SEAUPG REGIONAL UPDATES
Moderator:
3:00
CENTRAL REGION UPDATE (AL, FL, GA, KY & TN)
-
Mark Woods, P.E., Tennessee DOT
3:30
EAST REGION UPDATE (NC, SC, VA, WV)
-
Merrill Zwanka, P.E., South Carolina DOT
4:00 WEST REGION UPDATE (AR, LA, MS, OK & TX)
-
Ken Hobson, P.E., Oklahoma DOT

Closing comments / Adjourn
6:00 - 8:00
Our Members Sponsored
Cocktail Reception in Exhibit Area
SESSION III: WARM MIX ASPHALT
Moderator: J. Don Weathers, LA Asphalt Pavement Association

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
8:00 - 8:30 AM
Mix Design / NCHRP 9-43
-
Ray Bonaquist, Ph.D., Advanced Technologies, LLC
8:30 - 9:00
TBA
-
Dr. Louay Mohammad, LSU
9:00- 9:30
WMA-Concept Specifications and Outcome
-
Shelia Hines, State Bituminous Constrution Engr.., Georgia DOT
9:30 - 10:00 Break & Exhibits

SESSION IV:

RAP / RAS
Moderator:

10:00 - 10:30 NCHRP High Rap Project
-
Randy West, Director, NCAT
10:30 - 11:00
TBA
-Jean-Valery Martin, Innophos
11:00 - 11:30
Contractor Experience (Shingle Process)
-
James Ross, Aspalt QC Manager -Greenville Paving & Contracting
11:30 - 1:15 PM
LUNCH PROVIDED
SESSION V: INTERESTING PROJECTS
Moderator:
1:15 - 1:45 PM Marine Base Project
-Gordon Wright, REA Contracting

1:45 - 2:15

Skid Resistance of Asphalt Pavements
-Dr. Emad Kassem, Texas Transportation Institute / TAMU
2:15 - 2:45
Accelerated Pavement Weathering System
-Ken Grzybowski, PRI
2:45 - 3:15 PM Break & Exhibits
SESSION VI: NCAT TEST TRACK
Moderator: Don Watson, NCAT
3:15 - 3:45
Surface Mix Performance
-
Dr. Buzz Powell, NCAT
3:45- 4:15
Structural Studies
-
Dr.Dave Timm, Auburn University
4:15- 4:45
2012 Experimental Sections
-
Dr. Randy West, Director NCAT
4:45 - 5:15
MEPDG
-
Dr. Randy Battey, Mississippi DOT
5:15 PM Closing Announcements / Adjourn
SESSION VII: BINDER
Moderator:
8:00 - 8:30 AM

MSCR Task Force
-
Bob Horan, P.E., Asphalt Institute


Thursday, November 17
Continental Breakfast / Exhibits
8:30 - 9:00
Highly Modified Thin Lift Overlays
-
Robert "Bob" Kluttz, Kraton Polymers
9:00 - 9:30
GTR / Properties & Specifications
-
Serji Amirkhanian, Phoenix Industries
9:30 - 10:00
Asphalt Emulsion Task Force Update
-Barry Baughman, Ultrapave Corp.
10:00 - 10:30
Break / Exhibits
10:30 - 11:00
Tennessee DOT Decision Tree
-
Mark Woods, Tennessee DOT
11:00 - 11:30
Reflective Cracking
-
Dale Rand, P.E., Texas DOT
11:30 - 12:00
APA Initiatives
-
Dr. Peter Grass, Asphalt Institute
12:00
Noon
Introduction of 2012 Chairman / Closing Remarks

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