Tentative 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 - 8:00 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
Secretary Randall Blankenhorn
8:25 am - 8:35 amIllinois Federal Highway Administration
Catherine Batey, Division Administrator
Morning Session I
Location: Illinois Ballroom
Session Moderator: TBD
8:35 am - 9:20 amKeynote (TBD)
9:20 am - 10:00 amBalanced Mix Design & Performance Testing –
National Perspective

Shane Buchanan, Oldcastle Materials
10:00 am - 10:30 amBreak
Exhibits Open
Morning Session II
Location: Illinois Ballroom
Session Moderator: TBD
10:30 am - 11:00 amPavement Preservation
Buzz Powel, National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT)
11:00 am - 11:30 amHMA Plants Efficiency & New Technologies
Malcolm Swanson, Astec, Inc.
11:30 am - NoonFAA Specs
(TBD)
12:00 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: TBD
1:30 pm - 2:00 pmSmooth Pavements (Best Practices of Milling Profiling)
Tom Chastain, Wirtgen America
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmHMA Field Cracking and Performance Test
David Lippert, UIUC/ICT
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmLongitudinal Joint Sealing
Jay Behnke, S.T.A.T.E. Testing, LLC
3:00 pm - 3:40 pmForensics of Failure (Causes, Fixes, Preventive Measures)
Tim Murphy, Murphy Pavement Technology