Industry Spotlight - October 2016
7th RUBBER MODIFIED ASPHALT CONFERENCE
November 2nd - 3rd, 2016, Sheraton Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Topics to be discussed include: Rubber Modified Asphalt - History and Overcoming Perceptions; Presentations from Arizona and California; How States Implement Rubber Modified Asphalt; FHWA policy & programs on recycled materials in road/highway construction; How Terminals Deliver Rubber into Binders; State Case Studies; Contractor Case Studies; Environmental Effects; Cost Considerations for Rubber Modified Asphalt; Testing and Standards Barriers to Rubber Modified Asphalt; Innovations Panel; and Update on the FHWA Guidebook on Rubber Modified Asphalt by the people writing it.
The Scrap Tire Research & Educational Foundation (STREF) has received limited funding from sponsors and is offering limited expense reimbursement for staff from DOTs. This conference will provide an exclusive opportunity to meet with and discuss all aspects of rubber modified asphalt with the attendees.
Additionally, there will be a meeting of the EPA Scrap Tire Working Group on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 from 9 am to 4 pm. There will be discussions and action items on all the major markets for scrap tires.
Conference hours are:
Wednesday, November 2: 8:30 am-5:30 pm
Thursday, November 3: 8:30 am-12:30 pm
Breakfasts, 1 lunch, breaks & a reception are included.
The conference is hosted by the Scrap Tire Research & Educational Foundation, Inc. (STREF); Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA); Rubber Pavements Association; Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society. The conference is co-hosted by The National Center for Asphalt Research (NCAT), Asphalt Institute, National Asphalt Producers Association (NAPA) in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Sponsors: CEI Enterprises; Cobalt Rubber; Michigan Department of Environmental Quality; EcoGreen Equipment; Granutech-Saturn Corporation; Genan, Lehigh Technologies and Pirelli.
For further information call 202-682-4838 or register on line at www.stref.org