2014 Asphalt Paving Conference

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 (Day One)
8:30 am - 12:00 pm Registration
8:30 am - 12:00 pm PRE-CONFERENCE SESSION - Longitudinal Joint Density Construction, Mark Blow; Asphalt Institute
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch
1:00-2:00 pm Opening Session - Moderator: Nicole Frankl, Director; NE LTAP
Welcome - Robert Rea, Assistant Materials & Research Engineer; NDOR
State of the State - Randy Peters, Director & State Engineer; NDOR
Doug Atkins, Assistant Division Administrator; Federal Hwy. Administration
Petroleum Supply Outlook- Dave Punnett, Manager Business Development; Asphalt Fuel & Supply, Tulsa, OK
2:00 pm -  2:15 pm EXHIBITORS' BREAK
Design Construction Maintenance
2:15 pm -  2:45 pm Thin Lift Overlay for Pavement Preservation - Matt Beran, NDOR Beveled/Tapered Edge & Paver Screed Attachments - Bill Wright, Carlson Screeds Cold Mix-Pot Hole Patching 101 - John Kida, UPM
2:45 pm -  3:15 pm Life of the Project: From Concept to Construction - Bruce Barrett, NDOR Paving Do's! Operations & Techniques - Jay Vontz, Vontz Paving Chip Seal Surface Treatments-Crack Seals - Tom Wood, Minn. DOT
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm BREAK
Thin Lift Overlays for Pavement Preservation - Matt Beran, NDOR Beveled/Tapered Edge & Paver Screed Attachments - Bill Wright, Carlson Screeds Cold Mix-Pot Hole Patching 101 - John Kida, UPM
4:00 pm -  4:45 pm Life of the Project: From Concept to Construction- Bruce Barrett, NDOR Paving Do's! Operations & Techniques - Jay Vontz, Vontz Paving Chip Seal Surface Treatments-Crack Seals - Tom Wood, Minn. DOT
5:30 pm -  8:30 pm EVENING EVENT - Social and Hors d'oeuvre - Visit with the exhibitors & industry friends
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 (Day Two)
8:00 am - 8:30 am General Session:  T.I.M.- Speaker: John Perry, FHWA
8:30 am - 9:00 am General Session:  Project Showcase-Omaha Urban Paving - Jeff Sockel, V.P; Alfred Benesch
9:00 am - 9:45 am General Session:  Night Paving Do's & Don'ts - Speaker: Jeff Chapman; OMG Midwest
9:45 am - 10:15 am EXHIBITOR BREAK
10:15 am ‑ 10:45 am Closing Session:  Harnessing the Wind for Construction- Dr. Maureen Clemmons; IEC Distributing
Harness the Wind (mp4 file), Wind, Pyramids & Perma-zyme, Enzyme Video (mp4 file, Williams Co.)
10:45 am - 11:15 am Closing Session:  Compressed Natural Gas - Speaker:  Tim Hess; Black Hill Corporation
11:15 am - 12:00 pm Closing Session:  Nebraska Flexible Pavements Update - Robert Rea, Assistant Materials & Research Engineer; NDOR
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm AWARDS LUNCH
2014 Asphalt Awards
2014 Asphalt Awards (mp4 file)
Randy Peters, Director & State Engineer; NDOR
Doug Atkins, Assistand Division Administrator; FHWA
Andy Dearmont, Assistant Construction Engineer; NDOR
Robert Rea, Assistant Materials & Research Engineer; NDOR