Conference Program

The 58th Illinois Bituminous Paving Conference
December 11-12, 2017
iHotel and Conference Center
Tentative Program

Monday, December 11
Location: Chancellor Ballroom
5:30 pm - 7:30 pmReception
Exhibits and Registration Open
Hors D’oeuvres and Beverages
Tuesday, 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 - 8:25 amIllinois Department of Transportation
Director Paul Loete
8:25 am - 8:35 amIllinois Federal Highway Administration
Catherine Batey, Division Administrator
Morning Session I
Location: Illinois Ballroom
Session Moderator:
Kevin Burke and Brian Pfeifer
8:35 am - 9:10 amAsphalt Pavement Performance: National Perspective
Dan Gallagher, NAPA
9:10 am - 9:50 amBalanced Mix Design & Performance Testing –
National Perspective

Shane Buchanan, Oldcastle Materials
9:50 am - 10:20 amBreak
Exhibits Open
Morning Session II
Location: Illinois Ballroom
Session Moderator:
Marshall Thompson and Hasan Ozer
10:20 am - 10:50 amPavement Preservation
Buzz Powell, National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT)
10:50 am - 11:20 amHMA Plants Efficiency & New Technologies
Richard Schreck, Astec, Inc.
11:20 am - 11:50HMA Design for Airport Pavements: Current State of the Practice and Future Plans
Navneet Garg, FAA
11:50 pm - 12:15 pmBituminous Achievement Awards
12:15 pm - 1:30 pmLuncheon
Exhibits Open

Chancellor Ballroom, Quad Room, and Alma Mater Room
Afternoon Session
Location: Illinois Ballroom
Session Moderator:
George Houston and Bill Pine
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmHMA Field Cracking and Performance Test
David Lippert, UIUC/ICT
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmOptimization of Balanced Performance-based Design of High-RAP/RAS HMA through Use of Rejuvenation
Hassan A. Tabatabaee, Cargill
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmLongitudinal Joint Sealing
Jay Behnke, S.T.A.T.E. Testing, LLC
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmSmooth Pavements (Best Practices of Milling and Profiling)
Tom Chastain, Wirtgen America
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmForensics of Failure (Causes, Fixes, Preventive Measures)
Tim Murphy, Murphy Pavement Technology