Conference Program

The 59th Illinois Bituminous Paving Conference
December 11-12, 2018
iHotel 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 amIDOT Updates
Randall Blankenhorn, IDOT Secretary
8:15 am - 8:25 amFHWA Updates
FHWA IL Division Administrator
Morning Session I
Location: Illinois Ballroom
Session Moderator:
8:30 am - 9:15 amKeynote Address: Experiences in Performance Assessment of Engineering Low Energy Asphalt Mixes
Andreas Loizos, National Technical University of Athens
9:15 am - 9:45 amIL Perpetual Pavements: Design-Construction-Performance
Marshall Thompson
9:45 - 10:15 amStone Matrix Asphalt: Impacts on Performance and Life Cycle Cost
Richard Willis
10:15 am - 10:45 amBreak
Exhibits Open
Morning Session II
Location: Illinois Ballroom
Session Moderator:
10:45 am - 11:15 amGetting the Most Out of an Asphalt Overlay: Virginia's Experiences with Pavement Recycling
Brian K. Diefenderfer
11:15 am - 11:45 amIDOT Update
Jim Trepanier
11:45 am - 12:00 pmBituminous Achievement Awards
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLuncheon
Exhibits Open

Chancellor Ballroom, Quad Room, and Alma Mater Room
Afternoon Session
Location: Illinois Ballroom
Session Moderator:
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
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmThe Future of Pavement Preservation in Illinois
LaDonna Rowden
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmFull Lane Sealant
Kelly Morse and Ron Wagoner