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Join ACPA members at our market forums and meetings to further the association's strategic objectives. Opportunities for fellowship, networking, and fun will follow at our receptions on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. Plus, we have an exciting optional activity for all on Tuesday afternoon.
On Thursday, our 13th Annual CPU will feature an opening session and four breakouts covering topics that include resiliency, sustainability, airfield paving, roads and highway technical, new technologies, and performance mixtures.
On Thursday evening, join us to honor the organizations and people involved in award winning paving projects from across the country. Following a reception and photo session, we'll formally recognize award recipients at the 32nd Annual Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards dinner banquet.
7:00 am - 4:00 pm Event Registration – Grand Foyer East
7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast – Salon AB
A continental breakfast will be provided in the meeting room for those attending the ACPA Chapter/State Committee meeting.
8:00 am - Noon Chapter/State Committee Meeting – Salon AB
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ACPA / IGGA Luncheon – Lighthouse Courtyard
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm Whale Watching Coast Tour and Winery Meetup (Optional Activity) - Depart from Lobby
Join members and guests on a cruise narrated by an expert marine naturalist captain, who will guide you to spot a huge variety of underwater wildlife and gorgeous scenic views you'll never forgot. See wildlife such as gray whales, dolphins, sea lions, pelicans, seafaring birds, and possibly sharks as well. Following the two hour cruise, you'll join members from the Orange County Tour Activity at Newport Beach Vineyards & Winery. Take a tour of the incredible 3.5 acre vineyard on the Back Bay of Newport Beach, along with other fascinating features of the property, including a wine cave. Flights of wine, snacks, and transportation included.(Add-on activity when registering).
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Chairman's Cocktail Reception - Lighthouse Courtyard
ACPA Chairman, David Howard, Koss Construction Co., welcomes you to join members and guests for an evening of fellowship, fun, and cocktails!
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Event Registration – Grand Foyer East
8:00 am – 9:00 am Welcome Breakfast with CEO & President, Laura O'Neill Kaumo – Salon D
ACPA CEO & President, Laura O'Neill Kaumo, will recap progress to date and strategies ahead to move ACPA forward.
9:00 am – 9:30 am BREAK
9:30 am – 11:30 am Highway Market Forum – Salon AB
Join ACPA members and guests for an update on ACPA activities and accomplishments in the highway market, and for an opportunity to provide input to ACPA’s activities and priorities in this hallmark ACPA market. During this discussion we’ll review challenges the concrete industry is facing ranging from first-cost decision making and lack of highway funding, to opportunities for concrete growth, including concrete overlays, Performance engineered mixtures and inter-industry competition. The perspectives shared and input received during this Highway Forum will inform priorities and focus for ACPA’s 2022 Highway market activities.
8:00am – 10:00 am
Industrial Market Forum – Salon CE
The Industrial Pavement Market is ripe with opportunity for concrete and cement-based pavements. This fast-moving market is open to innovation and novel ideas. In addition to the unveiling of the new ACPA Project Explorers tool we’ll also review and share a progress report of the projects ACPA has pushed forward since last year’s forum. This session will help inform ACPA’s Strategic Advisory Committee’s priorities for 2022. We look forward to a lively discussion!
11:00 am – 2:00 pm Special Brunch and Shopping Excursion (For Spouses/Guests) – Depart from Lobby
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Luncheon (with Economic Outlook and Annual Meeting of the Members) – Salon D
Join Chairman David Howard for an update on equipment availability in 2022 and potential supply chain related challenges. Chairman Howard will welcome Brian McGuire, CEO/President of the American Equipment Distrbutors, who will lead a panel discussion on equipment distribution and manufacturing and the impact on demand particularly post-Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) related spending. The panel will address questions such as demand, impact on project planning, and the benefits of leasing versus purchasing in the anticipated market. The annual meeting that follows, will include the election of the 2022 board of directors.
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Airport Market Forum – Salon AB
Join members in celebrating accomplishments in our airport market. Hear updates on important member-driven projects and key deliverables in this important concrete paving industry segment over the past year. The update will focus on the CP Tech Center/FAA Cooperative Agreement, ongoing work on concrete specifications, and the special joint task force between ACPA and Associated General Contractors (AGC). Plan to participate in identifying issues and setting priorities the ACPA 2022 airport market programs.
8:00 am – 1:00 am
Streets and Roads Market Forum – Salon CE
Join members in a review and progress report of the projects that ACPA has pushed forward from last year’s Streets and Roads Forum; including the unveiling of the ACPA Project Explorers tool, PavementDesigner tool updates, and more. The forum will also feature two short presentations including one on the release of a new Design and Construction Guide for Intersections and Roundabouts. This forum will close with small group discussions on opportunities, ideas, and threats in the Streets and Roads market to help inform ACPA’s Strategic Advisory Committee’s priorities for 2022.
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm BREAK
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Strategic Advisory Committee – Salon AB
ACPA’s strategic communications consultant, Charles Territo, Founder of CJT Strategic Solutions, will share the results of a member survey conducted during the third quarter of 2021. Insights from the survey will help ensure that the direction of ACPA and the tools we use to tell our story, are closely aligned with the expectations of membership. The committee will also discuss an initiative for a new member-driven strategic plan in 2022 and review the status of functional committee projects.
(All Registrants, Guest & Spouses Welcome) – Kick back to some live music, fun and fellowship with friends and colleagues from ACPA. Don’t arrive late and don’t cut out early, as we may have a few surprises in store for you!
7:00 am – 3:00 pm Event Registration – Grand Foyer East
7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast (Spouse/Guests Welcome) – Salon D
8:00 am – 9:45 am Board of Directors Meeting (By Invite) – Salon G
8:00 am – 9:45 am Special Session – Delivering Durable, Sustainable Concrete Pavements – Salon D
Concrete pavements have historically been a symbol of long-life infrastructure. The Performance Engineered Mixtures (PEM) effort is helping to revolutionize the mixture design process and solidify concrete pavement as the durable paving solution of choice. As more state agencies and contractors embrace these concepts, it's critical to fully understand and communicate the sustainability aspects and advantages of concrete pavements, especially those utilizing PEM. This session will feature two industry experts speaking on a couple of the most important topics for the concrete pavement industry.
8:00 am – 9:45 am • Dr. Peter Taylor, P.E., Director, CP Tech Center – Delivering Long-Term Performance with Performance Engineered Mixtures (PEM)
8:00 am – 9:45 am • Dr. Tyler Ley, P.E., Professor, Oklahoma State University – It Ain’t Easy Being Green Concrete Pavements… or is it?
9:45 am – 10:00 am BREAK
10:00 am – 11:15 am Legislative Issues Committee (*Must Join AIM to Attend) – Salon D
The Legislative Issues Committee will address matters related to the association’s efforts in Washington DC. The committee will feature a legislative update from Dean Franks (Senior Vice President, Congressional Relations at American Road and Transportation Builders Association) including an overview of ARTBA’s priorities and perspectives moving forward, including a preview of their FY22 congressional agenda. The committee will also review ACPA’s recent government affairs successes and establish the association’s legislative and policy priorities for 2022.
PDH Certificates Are Available for Participating in Concrete Pavement University
11:15 am – Noon Concrete Pavement University (CPU) Opening Session – Salon D
FHWA and Caltrans speakers will kick off the 13th Annual Concrete Pavement University with timely updates relevant to concrete pavement technology. Vincent Mammano, FHWA California Division Administrator will provide perspectives on the Federal Aid program as it relates to concrete pavements and share an update on FHWA’s efforts to update guidance in the areas of pavement design, life-cycle cost analysis and sustainability. Dr. Dulce Rufino Feldman, P.E., Caltrans Senior Concrete Pavement Design Engineer, will provide an overview of Caltrans concrete pavement projects, including concrete pavement use and recent design and specification improvements.
Noon – 1:00 pm Luncheon and Presentation of Distinguished Service Awards – Lighthouse Courtyard
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CPU 1 – Resiliency + Sustainability = Success – Salon AB
Join Cemex’s Jim Mack and ACPA CEO Laura O’Neill Kaumo for a panel discussion on driving the narrative of resiliency and sustainability at the Federal, state, and local level. The panel will share thoughts on potential messaging opportunities, particularly with an expected influx of Federal infrastructure investment.
8:00am – 9:45am CPU 2 – Airfields - Paving Into the Future in a Sustainable Environment – Salon EF
Carbon Footprint, Resiliency, Sustainability are all “buzz-words” in today’s concrete paving environment. This CPU session will focus on the future of airfield paving in an increasingly sustainable environment. Panel members will open the session with a brief discussion of resiliency, sustainability, and/or reducing the airfield concrete pavement carbon footprint from the perspective of federal agencies, designers, and material suppliers, as well as how sustainability impacts contractors’ bidding processes. Afterwards, the floor will be open to all attendees to discuss challenges, opportunities, and views as it pertains to carbon reduction, resiliency, and sustainability in airfield paving.
----------------Moderator: Gary L. Mitchell, P.E. ACPA—Chief Engineer
----------------Jeff Crislip, P.E., Federal Aviation Administration Headquarters
---------------- Dr. Craig Rutland, P.E., Air Force Civil Engineering Center Subject Matter Expert
---------------- Steve Friess, Milestone Construction, Concrete Ops Division Manager
---------------- Jeff Repenning, Superior Construction, Operations Manager – Concrete Paving
---------------- Dr. Tom Van Dam, P.E. FACI, LEED AP, Nichols Consulting, Principal
---------------- Christie Gamble, CarbonCure Technologies, Senior Director of Sustainability
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm BREAK
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm CPU 3 – Roads and Highways – Salon AB
What are some recent and exciting developments in the Roads and Highways market? What are some keys to a successful concrete roads and highways program? Three renowned industry speakers will address recent developments, including ACPA’s new concrete pavement dowel test and specification; opportunities with paving of roadway shoulders using RCC; and the role a strong industry-agency relationship plays in paving the way for a successful concrete pavement program.
----------------Jackie Spoor P.E., Vice President, WCPA – Relationships: The key to a successful concrete pavement roads and highway program.
----------------Will Gray, Managing Partner, A.G. Peltz Group – Experience paving RCC shoulders for Alabama DOT
----------------Dr. Mark Snyder, President and Manager, PERC LLC - Update on ACPA’s new dowel test procedure and specification.
8:00 am – 9:45am CPU 4 – Performance Mixtures and New Technologies – Salon EF
The next generation of concrete pavements are here! New and emerging technologies are being developed and incorporated into the mixture design and paving process. These tools and technologies are helping contractors achieve quality mixes and pavements that are built to stand the test of time. This CPU session will review some of the most cutting-edge technologies available to the concrete pavement industry.
----------------Jim Render - New Material Developments for Durable Pavement – Liquid Fly Ash
----------------Dr. Na (Luna) Lu, Professor, Purdue University - Piezo Concrete Strength Sensor - Real-Time Property Monitoring Without Using Maturity Curve
----------------Gordon Smith, P.E., Associate Director, CP Tech Center - PEM – The Tech that Makes it Happen
The 58th Annual Meeting closes with the gala reception and excellence in paving awards banquet…
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Awards Banquet Registration – Grand Foyer
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Awards Photo Session – Salon EFG
Opportunity for professional photographs of award winning teams. Instructions with photo times are sent to team leaders prior to the event.
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Awards Gala Reception – Grand Foyer South and Terrace
This semi-formal gala event provides an opportunity to congratulate award winners as well as meet old friends and new ones, too. Join us for refreshments as we anticipate the evening's program!
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm “Excellence in Concrete Pavements” Awards Dinner – Salon ABCD
The program is our biggest annual celebration of “award-winning” pavement projects from around the country and the companies responsible for them. We also witness the traditional “passing of the gavel” and recognize the winner of the 2021 Hartmann-Hirschman-Egan Award, our most prestigious recognition of an individual for their dedication, commitment, and service to the industry.
Includes admission on Tuesday through Thursday to all meetings, meals, receptions, concrete pavement university, and the paving awards reception & banquet.
Member $920 | Non-Member $1,150
Includes admission to CPU Opening Session on Thursday through the Awards Reception and Banquet. Meals during this time are included.
Member $620 | Non-Member $775
Includes admission to CPU Opening Session and Breakout sessions on Thursday. Meals during this time are included.
Member $420 | Non-Member $525
Includes admission to the paving awards reception & banquet on Thursday evening.
Member $260 | Non-Member $325
Includes admission for a spouse-guest to the TUES Chairman's cocktail reception, WED special "brunch and shopping" excursion, WED reception, and the THURS paving awards banquet & reception.
Member $480 | Non-Member $600
Includes admission for a spouse-guest to the paving awards banquet & reception.
Member $260 | Non-Member $325