Conference Program

The 59th Illinois Bituminous Paving Conference
December 11-12, 2018
I Hotel and Conference Center
Tentative Program

Tuesday, December 11
Location: Chancellor Ballroom
5:30 pm - 8:00 pmReception
Exhibits and Registration Open
Hors D’oeuvres and Beverages
Wednesday, December 12
Location: Lobby and Illinois Ballroom
7:15 am - 8:00 amExhibits and Registration Open
Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 8:05 amWelcoming Remarks
Imad Al-Qadi, Conference Chair, Illinois Center for Transportation/University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
8:05 am - 8:15 amFuture Plans for IDOT
Illinois Secretary of Transportation
8:15 am - 8:25 amFHWA Perspective
Glenn Fulkerson, Assistant Division Administrator
8:25 am - 9:10 amKeynote Address: Experiences in Performance Assessment of Engineering Low Energy Asphalt Mixes
Andreas Loizos, National Technical University of Athens
Morning Session I
Location: Illinois Ballroom
Session Moderators: John Lynch and Jeff Kern
9:15 am - 9:45 amIL Perpetual Pavements: Design-Construction-Performance
Marshall Thompson, UIUC
9:45 am - 10:15 amStone Matrix Asphalt: Impacts on Performance and Life Cycle Cost
Richard Willis, NAPA
10:15 am - 10:45 amBreak
Exhibits Open
Morning Session II
Location: Illinois Ballroom
Session Moderators: Kevin Burke and George Houston
10:45 am - 11:15 amGetting the Most Out of an Asphalt Overlay: Virginia's Experiences with Pavement Recycling
Brian K. Diefenderfer, Virginia Transportation Research Council
11:15 am - 11:45 amRecent Advancements in IDOT
Jim Trepanier, IDOT
11:45 am - 12:00 pmBituminous Achievement Awards
Awards Moderator: Dan Gallagher, Gallagher Asphalt
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLuncheon
Exhibits Open

Chancellor Ballroom, Quad Room, and Alma Mater Room
Afternoon Session
Location: Illinois Ballroom
Session Moderators: Jon-Paul Kohler and Brian Pfeifer
1:00 pm - 1:30 pmPaver Segregation
Tim Aschenbrener, FHWA
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmSMA Innovations at the Illinois Tollway
Cindy Williams, Illinois Tollway
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmMnROAD Research Advancements though National Partnerships
Ben Worel, Minnesota Department of Transportation MnROAD Operations Engineer
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmDevelopment of Aging Protocol for I-FIT
Hasan Ozer, UIUC
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmThe Future of Pavement Preservation in Illinois
LaDonna Rowden, IDOT
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmFull Lane Sealant
Kelly Morse, IDOT