ACPA PRESENTS

52ND ANNUAL MEETING
"Makin' Concrete Cool"

 
1 - 4 DEC 2015
/
HYATT REGENCY
/
BONITA SPRINGS, FL

Discuss

Timely topics
and emerging issues.

DISCOVER

Tech updates
research results, and latest trends.

Plan

Capture opportunities         
and minimize business threats.

relax

Golf, fish,
and enjoy fun in the sun!

Connect

Meet up with new 

and old friends and colleagues.

Unearth!

See Scott Wolter,

Host, “AMERICA UNEARTHED”

Our 2015 Sponsors

Program Highlights

Meetings and Social

From Tuesday through Wednesday morning, join ACPA members at task force meetings to further the association’s strategic objectives.  Opportunities for fellowship and networking will follow at our optional activities and Welcome Reception.  Plus, we have an exciting new program for spouses/guests, which includes a hospitality hour.

Concrete Pavement University (CPU)

Running Thursday through Friday, CPU will feature construction project stories, interactive panel forums, and six breakout sessions featuring: mix optimization, achieving smoothness, innovations, joint sawing/sealing, troubleshooting, and dowel alignment.  Plus, see hands-on applications at our technology fair.

Paving Awards Banquet

On Friday evening, join us to honor the organizations and people involved in thirty-two award winning projects from across the country. Following a reception and photo session, we’ll formally recognize award recipients at the 26th Annual Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards dinner banquet.

Schedule of Events

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TUES, DEC 1
Meetings
WED, DEC 2
Meetings, Social
THURS, DEC 3
Keynote, Forum, Concrete Pavement University (CPU)
FRI, DEC 4
CPU, Awards Banquet

Continental Breakfast

A continental breakfast will provided for our guests attending the ACPA Chapter/State Committee meeting.
7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration

ACPA Chapter/State Committee Meeting with Lunch

A working lunch will be served in the meeting room.

IGGA MEMBERSHIP MEETING AND LUNCHEON

A luncheon will be served for registered IGGA meeting attendees in the terrace from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm.
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Break

7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Registration

9:45 am - 10:15 am

Break

RCC Research and Promotion Council

Registration to ACPA meeting is not necessary to attend this meeting.

Optional Activity (All Attendees) – ACPA/IGGA Golf Outing

Join ACPA & IGGA members for a shotgun golf tournament at the most unique golf resort along the Florida Gulf Coast, where world-class facilities exist in perfect harmony with their natural...
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Optional Activity (All Attendees) – Backwater Fishing

Join ACPA members in four passenger fishing vessels for backwater fishing!  A seasoned veteran guide will guide the group to see the real Florida while fishing the Captain’s favorite holes to...
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52nd Annual Meeting Welcome Reception

Enjoy fellowship and networking with colleagues from around the industry at the welcome reception hosted by the ACPA Board of Directors.  The evening will be served up with food and...
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7:00 am - 5:30 pm

Registration

Annual Meeting of the Members and Concrete Pavement University (CPU) Opening Session

At this informative session you’ll hear updates on the state of the ACPA and the latest views and outlook from our federal agency partner. Presiding: Mike Lipps, Duit Construction Co.;...
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10:00 am - 10:30 am

Break

Makin’ Concrete Cool Project Stories

This session will highlight some cool project stories from around the country, touching the highway and county road markets.  See some interesting new ideas that you might apply in your...
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Luncheon and Distinguished Service Awards

All registered attendees and guests are welcome to enjoy lunch and celebrate the achievements of outstanding individuals and notable projects.  Awards will be presented for outstanding promotion, sustainable practices, lifetime pavement...
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Strategic Issue Panel Forums Hosted by the Strategic Advisory Committee

The committee will host two panel discussions allowing contractors and other members gain insight and perspective on important issues facing the industry, as well as express their views on how...
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3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Break

Strategic Advisory Committee – New Business Strategy Session

This session will provide a forum for input into FHWA’s Performance Engineered Mixtures Program, which targets how states will specify concrete for paving in the future, and will take a look...
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7:00 am - 5:30 pm

Registration

CPU Breakout 1 – Concrete Mixture Optimization

Mixture optimization is vital to quality paving… this session provides the latest update on how to best optimize mixtures and the implication of not optimizing on risk of problems. Moderator:...
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CPU Breakout 2 – Getting the Best Ride Numbers Possible

Stories of 3D paving technology, real-time smoothness and smoothness results. Moderator: Gary Ungerman, Castle Rock Construction “3D Paving – Preparation to Bonus Results” – Anthony Cerisano, Vice President; Flores Automation...
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Technology Fair at CONCRETE PAVEMENT UNIVERSITY

This is not a traditional lineup of booths or exhibits, but rather an opportunity for one-on-one discussion and hands-on demonstration of new and interesting equipment or technology. The fair will...
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10:00 am - 10:30 am

Break

CPU Breakout 3 – New Innovations

Cool new developments for concrete paving.  Some ideas that can save you money, improve your quality and save you hassles. Moderator: Leif Wathne, ACPA “Gluing Down Fabric Interlayer for I-90 Unbonded...
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CPU Breakout 4 – Joint Sawing and Sealing Technology Update

Innovations with jointing and sealing concrete pavements will be covered by a panel of industry experts, plus you’ll hear new guidance on diverging diamond interchanges. Moderator: Scott Eilken, Quality Saw...
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All Guests Luncheon with Scott Wolter of America Unearthed

Scott Wolter, Host of “America Unearthed” a fascinating show on the History Channel, will share stories with ACPA attendees that are sure to be equally intriguing and fascinating.  While working...
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1:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Break

CPU Breakout 5 – Troubleshooting on the Grade and in the Lab

The title of this session says it all.  Learn about some new approaches to identify and repair problems encountered during or soon after construction. Moderator: Gary Mitchell, VP Pavement Technology,...
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CPU Breakout 6 – Dowel Alignment Workshop

See the testing first hand and then learn the important things you need to know, how to interpret MIT scan plots and how to use the ACPA alignment specification. Moderator: ...
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Awards Gala Reception and Photos

This semi-formal gala event provides you an opportunity to congratulate award winners as well as meet old friends and new ones, too.  Join us for refreshments in the relaxing Florida...
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Annual Excellence in Concrete Paving Awards Banquet

Celebrate the “award-winning” pavement projects from around the country and the people responsible for them.  We’ll also recognize the winner of the 2015 Hartmann-Hirschman-Egan Award, presented for dedication, commitment, and...
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Cash Bar and Photos

After the dinner and formal awards program, stick around for music, photos and an extended party! 

Location

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa
5001 Coconut Rd, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
Reservations: (888) 421-1442 | Questions: (239) 444-1234dbecker@acpa.org

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Join us for all or part of the program. Member | Nonmember pricing is shown for all ticket options. To register yourself or a group, click a 'book now' button.
Awards Banquet Only

$240 | $300

USD

FRI ADMISSION TO:

Awards Reception & Banquet

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Complete Program

$840 | $1,050

USD

TUES – FRI ADMISSION TO:

All Meetings & Meals
Welcome Reception
Concrete Pavement University
Awards Reception & Banquet

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CPU and Awards

$680 | $850

USD

THURS-FRI ADMISSION TO:

Meals and Meetings
Concrete Pavement University
Awards Reception & Banquet

 

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CPU Only

$480 | $600

USD

THURS-FRI ADMISSION TO:

Breakfast and Lunch
Meetings
Concrete Pavement University

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Spouse/Guest Awards

$240 | $300

USD

FRI ADMISSION TO:

Awards Reception & Banquet

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Spouse/Guest Complete

$460 | $575

USD

WED – FRI ADMISSION TO:

Welcome Reception
Spouse/Guest Hospitality Hour
Scott Wolter Luncheon or Shopping Excursion
Awards Reception & Banquet

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