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Concrete Pavement Technology Update

January 2006

CPTP Sponsors the 2006 International Conference on Long-Life Concrete Pavements

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October 25-26, 2006 • Chicago, Illinois
See the conference brochure.

Call for Papers

The steering committee of the International Conference on Long-Life Concrete Pavements has issued a call for papers for the October 2006, 2-day event. Various aspects of concrete pavement design, construction, and materials technologies that result in long-life pavements will be addressed. The conference is targeted at pavement, materials, and geotechnical engineering professionals who are involved in various aspects of concrete pavement design, construction, testing and evaluation, and rehabilitation.

Papers on topics related to long-life concrete pavements are solicited:

  • best construction practices
  • innovations in materials and construction
  • lessons learned from early failures
  • improved joint systems
  • surface characteristics and drainage requirements
  • effective maintenance, repairs, and rehabilitation to extend service life
  • life cycle cost considerations
  • and other emerging topics
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
  • American Concrete Pavement Association
  • Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute
  • Illinois Department of Transportation
  • International Society for Concrete Pavements
  • National Concrete Pavement Technology Center
  • Portland Cement Association
  • Transportation Research Board

Paper acceptance will be based on peer review of the manuscript (not longer than the lesser of 7500 words or 25 pages). Presentations of a commercial nature or that have been previously published will not be accepted. Submit paper abstracts by March 1 to Seungwook Lim, CTLGroup, 5565 Sterrett Place, Ste. 312, Columbia, MD 21044, USA; e-mail:; fax: 410-997-8480; phone: 410-997-0400.

The conference venue and hotel are conveniently located near Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Discounted hotel rooms ($144 plus tax) can be reserved at the Doubletree Hotel in Rosemont using the group reservation code "2006 Concrete Conference." The hotel is adjacent to the conference center. For additional conference or exhibit information, contact Shiraz Tayabji (; 410-997-0400).

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January 2006

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