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November 2000Publication Number: FHWA-RD-00-063

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Highway Technology Calendar

The following events provide opportunities to learn more about products and technologies for building and maintaining better, safer roads.

Asphalt Rubber 2000: The Pavement Material of the 21st Century

November 14-17, 2000, Vilamoura, Portugal

The conference will feature sessions on such topics as asphalt rubber binder design, pavement performance, and recycling.

Contact: Dick Stubstad at Consulpav, 805-649-1111 (fax: 805-649-2133; email: stubstad@aol.com; Web: www.consulpav.com/AR2000/).

Eighth Annual United States Hot-Mix Asphalt Conference

November 15-17, 2000, Cincinnati, OH

Sponsored by the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA), State asphalt pavement associations, and the Asphalt Institute, the conference is designed for paving professionals in both the public and private sectors. This year's conference will focus on innovative contracting practices that provide incentives to build better pavements faster in order to increase customer satisfaction. Conference cosponsors include the Federal Highway Administration, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, National Association of County Engineers, and Ohio Department of Transportation.

Contact: Carol Prouty at NAPA, 301-731-4748 (fax: 301-731-4621; email: carol@hotmix.org; Web: www.hotmix.org/.

Superpave Volumetric Mix Design Refresher Course

December 7-8, 2000, Indianapolis, IN

February 12-13, 2001, Indianapolis, IN

This refresher course provides an overview of Superpave volumetric mix design, including an introduction to how asphalt mixtures behave and an outline of the Superpave aggegate requirements and design aggregate structures. The course is designed for State highway personnel, contractors, and others involved in mix design and testing. Some knowledge of the basic principles of mix design and mixture volumetrics is required.

Contact: For information about course content, contact Rebecca McDaniel at the North Central Superpave Center, 765- 463-2317, ext. 226 (fax: 765-497-2402; email: rsmcdani@purdue.edu; Web: bridge.ecn.purdue.edu/~spave/). For registration information, contact Nona Schaler at Purdue University, 765-494-2756 or 800-359-2968, ext. 92N (fax: 765-494-0567; email: njschaler@conf.purdue.edu).

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Annual Meeting

December 8-12, 2000, Indianapolis, Indiana

Contact: Hannah Whitney at AASHTO, 202-624-8489 (fax: 202-624-7788; email: hannahw@aashto.org; Web: www.aashto.org).

Asphalt Technology 2000

December 10-13, 2000, Austin, TX

The conference is designed to provide a forum for transportation professionals and industry representatives to share information on practical engineering solutions to pavement problems. Topics covered will include specifications, pavement maintenance, and state-of-the-art technology.

Contact: Sharon Campos at the University of Texas at Austin, 512-471-3396 (fax: 512-471-0831; email: scampos@mail.utexas.edu).

LTPP State Coordinators Meeting

January 7, 2001, Washington, DC

Contact: Neil Hawks at TRB, 202-334-1430 (fax: 202-334-3471; email: nhawks@nas.edu).

North Central Asphalt User Producer Group Annual Meeting

January 16-18, 2001, Indianapolis, IN

Contact: The North Central Superpave Center at 765-463-2317.

Superpave Binder Course

January 31-February 2, 2001, Indianapolis, IN

March 26-28, 2001, Indianapolis, IN

The course will provide detailed instruction on the Superpave binder specifications and testing procedures. An overview of the binder aging methods and direct tension tests will also be provided. The course includes both classroom instruction and hands-on laboratory work.

Contact: For information about course content, contact Rebecca McDaniel at the North Central Superpave Center, 765- 463-2317, ext. 226 (fax: 765-497-2402; email: rsmcdani@purdue.edu; Web: bridge.ecn.purdue.edu/~spave/). For registration information, contact Nona Schaler at Purdue University, 765-494-2756 or 800-359-2968, ext. 92N (fax: 765-494-0567; email: njschaler@conf.purdue.edu).

Superpave Volumetric Mix Design Fundamentals

February 27-March 2, 2001, Indianapolis, IN

This course is intended for contractors and State highway personnel who will be involved with mixture design and testing but who are still unfamiliar with basic test procedures. No previous knowledge of the basic principles of mix design or mixture volumetrics is required.

Contact: For information about course content, contact Rebecca McDaniel at the North Central Superpave Center, 765-463-2317, ext. 226 (fax: 765-497-2402; email: rsmcdani@purdue.edu; Web: http://bridge.ecn.purdue.edu/~spave/). For registration information, contact Nona Schaler at Purdue University, 765-494-2756 or 800-359-2968, ext. 92N (fax: 765-494-0567; email: njschaler@conf.purdue.edu).

Fourth Annual Asphalt Conference & Expo

March 11-14, 2001, Atlanta, GA

Conference topics will include work zone safety, quality control/quality assurance, choosing the right aggregate, and recycling and reclaiming. The conference will also feature outdoor repaving and reclamation demonstrations.

Contact: Wendy Cantwell at 816-246-7711 (fax: 816-254-7446).

International Symposium on Transportation Technology Transfer

July 29-August 2, 2001, St. Petersburg, FL

The symposium will bring together transportation professionals from around the world to discuss their advances and experiences in technology transfer techniques. Symposium topics will include marketing and promoting the transfer of technology, funding and sustaining technology transfer centers and programs, and partnering with technology transfer centers.The event is being sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Local Technical Assistance Program, World Road Association, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Transportation Research Board, and Pan American Institute of Highways.

Contact: The Office of International Programs at FHWA, 202-366-9636 (fax: 202-366-9626; email: 2001symposium@fhwa.dot.gov; Web: www.international.fhwa.dot.gov).

Seventh International Conference on Concrete Pavements

September 9-13, 2001, Orlando, FL

Designed for pavement and geotechnical engineering professionals, the conference's focus is on using concrete to develop long-lasting pavement solutions for the 21st century. The event will highlight new technologies related to the design, construction, and rehabilitation of various types of concrete pavements.

Contact: Shiraz Tayabji at Construction Technology Laboratories, Inc., 410-997-0400 (fax: 410-997-8480; email: stayabji@ctlgroup.com; Web: iscp.tamu.edu.

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