Annual Asphalt Conference Registration

The 2016 MAAPT Annual Conference and evening Paving Awards Banquet was held on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in St. Louis Park, MN.

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Welcome and MAAPT Annual Business Meeting
Jim Olson, MAAPT President, Becker County P/W Department

MnDOT State Aid Updates
Ted Schoenecker, Deputy State Aid Engineer

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance – Regional Perspective
Dan Staebel, PE
Asphalt Pavement Alliance

Asphalt Paving Awards – History
John Garrity, MnDOT & Chris Miller, Hardrives

History of Perpetual Pavements
Dan Wegman, Braun Intertec

Session A: Construction Improvement
Moderator: Greg Johnson, MnDOT
“Tack Coat – Problems & Solutions”
Brian Horner, E.D. Etnyre

“Mat Defects – Causes & Cures”
Todd Mansell, Caterpillar Paving Products

“Construction of MnDOT/NCAT HMA Performance Test Research Sections”
Dave Van Deusen & Jerry Geib, MnDOT

“Case Study: Relative Compaction Assessment using GPR”
Kyle Hoegh, MnDOT

“Application of Laboratory Asphalt Cracking Tests to Cold-in-Place Recycled (CIR) Mixtures”
Eyoab Zegeye, American Engineering & Testing

Session C: Local Agency
Moderator: Don Petty, Tiller Corporation
“Preventive Maintenance for Non-Road Asphalt”
Tom Wood, WSB & Associates

“Trails, Runways, & Parking Lots – Design, Material, Construction”
Brandon Brever, Minnesota Asphalt Pavement Association
“WMA – Local Experience”
Wayne Dosh, Crow Wing County

Session D: Top to Bottom
Moderator: Andrea Azary, WSB & Associates
“Reclamation Guidelines”
Terry Beaudry, MnDOT

“Implementing Bituminous Underseals to Reduce Reflective Cracking”
Tim Clyne, MnDOT

“Thermal Profiling, Intelligent Compaction and Machine Guided Milling Construction Highlights”
Rebecca Embacher, MnDOT

What Has Really Happened With Government Spending and How Does It Affect Infrastructure
Ed Lotterman, Augsburg College & St. Paul Pioneer Press

Today’s Soldiers and Yesterday’s Veterans
Jerry Lang, Major General, US Army Retired; Knife River