53rd Annual Meeting

American Concrete
Pavement Association

 
NOV 29 - DEC 1
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HYATT REGENCY
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AUSTIN, TEXAS

TECHNOLOGY TRANFER

The latest innovations,
research results, and industry trends.

Welcome Reception

Reconnect on the Rooftop
at the Rattle Inn!
AWARDS RECEPTION AND CEREMONY

CELEBRATING CONCRETE PAVEMENT PROJECTS

from across the country!

Special Guest Speaker

Inspires and entertains with

with humor, insight, and artistry.
OUR 2016 SPONSORS

Program Highlights

Meetings and Social

On Tuesday join ACPA members at task force meetings to further the association’s strategic objectives. Opportunities for fellowship, networking, and fun will follow at our Welcome Reception at the Rattle Inn. Plus, we have an exciting program for spouses/guests and a guide to help you take advantage of the very best Austin has to offer.

Concrete Pavement University (CPU)

Running Wednesday through Thursday, CPU will feature construction project and technology stories from around the country, along with a special technical session on performance specs and pay factors. Eight breakout sessions will cover: new technologies, current material issues, smoothness perspectives, curing & sealing, CRCP advancements, performance-engineered mixtures, pavement repair materials & innovations, and jointing/silica dust issues.

Paving Awards Banquet

On Thursday evening, join us to honor the organizations and people involved in award winning paving projects from across the country. Following a reception and photo session, we’ll formally recognize award recipients at the 27th Annual Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards dinner banquet.

Schedule of Events

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TUES, NOV 29
Meetings, Social
WED, NOV 30
Keynote, Forum, Concrete Pavement University (CPU)
THURS, DEC 1
CPU, Awards Banquet
Overtime
Explore Austin
7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration

Continental Breakfast

A continental breakfast will provided for our guests attending the ACPA Chapter/State Committee meeting.
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Break

Welcome Reception – Reconnect on the Rooftop at the “Rattle Inn”

Don your denim and western wear!  All guests are welcome to the off-site reception with drinks, local fare, tequila tasting and all around fun on the Rooftop Deck of the...
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Association Awards Breakfast

Start the day enjoying breakfast and celebrating the achievements of outstanding individuals and notable projects.  Awards will be presented for outstanding promotion, sustainable practices, lifetime pavement performance of a street/road,...
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7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration

Strategic Advisory Committee Meeting & Member Forum

The committee will host discussions allowing contractors and other members to gain insight and perspective on important issues facing the industry, as well as express their views on how we...
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9:45 am - 10:00 am

Break

CPU Opening General Session

This session will highlight interesting project and technology stories from around the country, including the analysis of 125-year-old concrete from the first concrete pavement in the U.S.  See and hear...
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Luncheon with Special Guest Speaker (All Registered Members & Guests Welcome)

Mike Robertson’s greatest joy is in helping people find and develop their creative abilities. He practices what he preaches: Mike is a musician, author of three books, gifted storyteller, and...
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Annual Membership Meeting

This isn’t the same old format for the state of the association. You’ll never know what is going to happen when we invite our leaders into conversation about progress the...
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3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Break

CPU Special Technical Session – Performance Specs and Pay Factors

Learn the latest about performance specifications and actual contractor experiences and projects with pay factors developed using PaveSpec. Moderator: Kevin McMullen, President, Wisconsin Concrete Pavement Assn. Review of Projects Built...
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Emerging Leaders Group (by invitation)

In this new group for young and future leaders of our association, invitees will share their views on current issues, ideas for the future and enjoy a meeting and fellowship...
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Breakfast w/Texas DOT Director Hosted by Legislative Issues Task Force

The Legislative Issues Task Force’s special guest, James M. Bass, Executive Director, Texas Department of Transportation will provide a Texas perspective on highway funding and instilling competition between industries in...
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7:00 am - 5:30 pm

Registration

Guest Continental Breakfast Open House with a View from the Top

Spouses and guests are welcome to a special suite for a casual continental breakfast open house and an awesome view from the hotel… hosted by Terri Jackson.

CPU Breakout 1 – Future Technology Today

That technology isn’t here yet, or is it?  This breakout features some new technology that is already making a difference! Moderator: Sherry Sullivan, Director, Transportation and Built Environment, Cement Association...
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CPU Breakout 2 – A New Look at Traditional Materials

It takes a lot of different materials “to tango” in concrete.  This session focuses on current issues… Moderator: Lori Tiefenthaler, Vice President Sustainability, Lehigh-Hanson, Inc. A New Look at ASTM...
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10:10 am - 10:30 am

Break

CPU Breakout 3 – Smoothness Perspectives for Contractors

When it comes to building smooth concrete pavement there is always something new to learn… Moderator: Larry Scofield, PE, Director of Pavement Innovation, IGGA/ACPA Working Under ND’s Ultra-Smooth IRI Specification...
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CPU Breakout 4 – Curing and Sealing Concrete Innovations

Curing is the last step in the placement process but the first fundamental in putting our best foot forward for concrete durability.  This session brings the newest thinking in curing...
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CPU Breakout 5 – CRCP Advancements

CRCP has always been called upon for the most heavy-duty highway applications.  This session provides the latest developments on this ultra-pavement type… Moderator: Randy Riley, Executive Director, Illinois Chapter –...
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CPU Breakout 6 – Performance-Engineered Mixtures

The quest is on to develop a durability-based design method for concrete used in paving.  This is a number one development focus for industry, government and academia.  This session will...
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2:45 pm - 3:00 pm

Break

CPU Breakout 7 – Pavement Repair Materials and Innovations

Patching and repairing concrete pavement is an essential element in pavement preservation and in fixing construction-related defects.  This session will provide information on fundamental techniques and new patching material options...
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CPU Breakout 8 – Jointing and Silica Dust Issues

The new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ruling on silica dust is causing many in the industry to investigate how to meet the requirements.  This session provides the opportunity...
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Awards Gala Reception and Photos

This semi-formal gala event provides an opportunity to congratulate award winners as well as meet old friends and new ones, too.  Join us for refreshments on the hotel’s outdoor terrace!

“Excellence in Concrete Pavements” Awards Dinner

Celebrate “award-winning” pavement projects from around the country and the companies responsible for them.  We’ll also recognize the winner of the 2016 Hartmann-Hirschman-Egan Award, presented for dedication, commitment, and service...
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Cash Bar and Photos

After the dinner and formal awards program, stick around for music, photos and an extended party! 

ACPA Guide to Austin

Arrive early, stay late, or use your free-time during the Annual Meeting schedule to explore Austin. We’ve compiled a recommendation guide to assist you take advantage of everything exceptional that...
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LOCATION

Hyatt Regency Austin
208 Barton Springs, Austin, TX 78704
Reservations: (888) 421-1442 | Questions: (512) 480-2069dbecker@acpa.org

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Registration Options

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Complete Program

Member $880

Non-Member $1,100

USD

TUES – THURS ADMISSION TO:

All Meetings & Meals
Welcome Reception at the Rattle Inn
Concrete Pavement University
Awards Reception & Banquet

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Spouse/Guest Complete

Member $440

Non-Member $550

USD

TUES – THURS ADMISSION TO:

Welcome Reception at the Rattle Inn
Mike Robertson Luncheon
View From the Top Open House Breakfast
Awards Reception & Banquet
plus a locally inspired gift

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CPU and Awards

Member $720

Non-Member $900

USD

WED – THURS ADMISSION TO:

Meals and Meetings
Concrete Pavement University
Awards Reception & Banquet

 

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CPU Only

Member $480

Non-Member $600

USD

WED – THURS ADMISSION TO:

Meetings and Meals
(except for Thurs. awards dinner)
Concrete Pavement University

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Awards Banquet Only

Member $240

Non-Member $300

USD

THURS ADMISSION TO:

Awards Reception & Banquet

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Spouse/Guest Awards

Member $240

Non-Member $300

USD

THURS ADMISSION TO:

Awards Reception & Banquet

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