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2019 Preliminary Agenda

Southeastern Asphalt User Producer Group
2019 Preliminary Meeting Agenda

November 19-21, 2019

Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
Reservations: (800) 955-6962
Group Code: SEAUP
Link To Hilton Reservations Online

Tuesday, November 19 - Pre-Function Meetings

8:00 - 9:45 AM SE SUPERPAVE Center Meeting
Nam Tran, Ph.D. - NCAT
10:00 - 11:45 AM
Binder Task Group
Donald Siler, Marathon Petroleum Company

 

LUNCH ON OWN / GENERAL SESSION BEGINS AT 1:00 PM
SESSION I: OUTLOOK
Moderator: Sam Cooper, III, SEAUPG Chairman


Tuesday, November 19
WELCOME / OPENING REMARKS
Christopher P. Knotts, Cheif Engineer
Louisiana DOTD

1:15 - 1:45 PM
Asphalt Institute's Century of Service
Peter T. Grass, President
Asphalt Institute
1:45 - 2:15
FHWA Sustainability Technical Working Group-Updates
Chris Wagner, P.E.
FHWA
2:15 - 2:45
Workforce Development
Dr. Isaac L.Howard, Professor
Mississippi State University
2:45 - 3:15
Break


SESSION II: SEAUPG REGIONAL UPDATES
Moderator: Bob Horan, P.E., Asphalt Institute
3:15 -3:45 PM
CENTRAL REGION UPDATE (AL, FL, GA, KY & TN)
Chance Armstead, P.E., Alabama DOT
3:45 - 4:15
EAST REGION UPDATE (NC, SC, VA, WV)
Robert Crandol, P.E., Virginia DOT
4:15 - 4:45 WEST REGION UPDATE (AR, LA, MS, OK & TX)
Ryan Barborak, P.E., Texas DOT
4:45 - 5:00
Closing comments / Adjourn
6:00 - 8:00
Our Members Sponsored
Cocktail Reception in Exhibit Area (current exhibitors & sponsors)
SESSION III: SAFETY
Moderator: Robert Lee, CRH Materials Co.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Registration Desk Open
7:30-8:15 AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:30 AM
Work Zone Safety
Mike Arnold, Texas Region Safety Director
CRH Materials - Texas
8:30 - 9:00
H2S Safety (PPE, Awareness, Scavengers, etc)
John Christensen
NALCO CHAMPION
9:00 - 9:30
Silica Safety (Milling)
Tom Chastain, Milling Product Manager
Wirtgen America
9:30 - 10:00 Break & Exhibits

SESSION IV:

BINDER & TACK
Moderator: Don Siler, Marathon Petroleum Co.

10:00 - 10:30 Binder Issues: MSCR Binder Limits
Dr. Gaylon Baumgardner,
Paragon Technical Services
10:30 - 11:100
Performance Related Testing for Emulsion Binder
Mike Anderson, Director Research Lab Services
Asphalt Institute
11:00 - 11:30
Tack Bond Testing
Dr. Louay Mohammad, LSU / LTRC
11:45- 1:15 PM
LUNCH PROVIDED
SESSION V: CONSTRUCTION & SPECIFICATIONS
Moderator: Gary Fitts, P.E., Kraton Polymers
1:15 - 1:45 PM DFW P401 Project: DFW Airport
Pat McCollom, P.E., Director of Civil Engineering
DFW Airport

1:45 - 2:15

DFW P401 Project: Austin Bridge & Road
DJ Meek, QC/QA Manager
Anthony Wells, QC/QA Assistant Manager
2:15 - 2:45 Airport Paving - Changes to FAA Guidance
-Mark Buncher, Ph.D., Asphalt Institute
2:45 - 3:15
City Mixes over State Mixes
David Morton, Texas Bit a CRH Company
3:15 - 3:45 Break & Exhibits
SESSION VI: INOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
Moderator: John Christensen, NALCO CHAMPION
3:45 - 4:15
High Friction Surface Courses
Mike Heitzman, Research Engineer
NCAT
4:15- 4:45
Evolution of GTR Use in Louisiana
Dr. Sam Cooper
LADOTD / LTRC
4:45- 5:15
Florida's Experience with High Polymer Binder
Howie Moseley, P.E., State Bituminous Mtls Enginer
Florida DOT
5:15 PM Closing Announcements / Adjourn
Cajun Cook-out on THE USS KIDD (6:00-8:00 PM)
Sponsored by Ergon & LA Asphalt Pavement Assn.
SESSION VII:
FIELD CONSTRAINTS

Moderator: Chris Wagner, P.E. - FHWA
8:15 - 8:45 AM

Density Demo Project
Tim Aschenbrener, P.E.
FHWA


Thursday, November 21
Continental Breakfast / Exhibits
8:45 - 9:15
Non-Destructive Density Option (Nuclear & Non-Nuclear)
Dr. Sam Cooper
LADOTD / LTRC
9:15 - 9:45

Assessments of Cracking Tests: A Transportation Pool Fund Study
Dr. Louay Mohammad
LSU / LTRC

9:45- 10:15
Break / Exhibits
SESSION VIII NCAT & FHWA PERFORMANCE TESTING
Moderator:
Matthew Chandler, Tennessee DOT
10:15 - 10:45
Crack Test Review
Dr. Elie Hajj, Associate Professor
University of Nevada, Reno
10:45 - 11:15
Cracking & Rutting Inter-Lab Studies
Adam Taylor, P.E.
NCAT
11:15 - 11:45
NCAT Test Track UPDATE
Dr. Buzz Powell, Assistant Director
NCAT
11:45 - 12:00
Noon
Closing Remarks
Printable Agenda
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