2022 Conference Day 2

Registration, Exhibit Viewing & Continental Breakfast

7:00 – 8:00 am
Ventana Ballroom & Arizona Ballroom

General Session – Modified Asphalt Binders

Ventana Ballroom 241
Moderator: Pat Weaver

8:00 – 8:25 am

Construction and Performance Impacts of Asphalt Mix Additives at the NCAT Pavement Test Track

Buzz Powell
NCAT

8:30 – 8:55 am

Polymer Modified Asphalt: A Supplier’s Perspective

Robert McGennis
HF Sinclair

9:00 – 9:25 am

Highly Modified Asphalt

Craig Fabrizio
Staker Parson

9:30 – 9:55 am

Aerogel Modified Bituminous Materials – aMBx

Kamil Kaloush
ASU

10:00 – 10:30 am

Break – Arizona Ballroom 221

Day 2 Morning Sessions

10:30 – 11:00 am




11:00 – 11:30 am



11:30 am – 12:00 pm



Track 1

SESSION 3: Concrete Pavements Performance
Ventana Ballroom 241
Moderator: Larry Scofield, IGGA

Performance Engineered Mixes – Durability and Sustainability Intertwined
Peter Taylor, Iowa State University

Joint Activation – Minnesota’s Efforts
Matthew Zeller, Concrete Pavement Association

Design Showdown – Pavement ME v. AASHTO 93
Eric Ferrebee – ACPA

Track 2

SESSION 4: Plastics and Rubber in Asphalt Pavements
Turquoise Ballroom 220
Moderator: Robert McGennis, HF Sinclair

National Update
Richard Willis, NAPA


Enabling more sustainable pavements using recycled plastic and Reactive Elastomeric Terpolymers (RET)
CJ DuBois, Dow Inc.

Innovations in Rubberized Asphalt Technology
Douglas Carlson, Liberty Tire Recycling

Awards Luncheon

12:00 – 1:00 pm
Arizona Ballroom 221
(Sponsors/Exhibitors Awards Luncheon | Student Poster Competition Presentation | Witczak Endowment Presentation)
Moderator: Ruben Guerrero, Jr., Director of Corporate Affairs, Salt River Materials Group

Day 2 Afternoon Sessions

1:00 – 1:30 pm



1:30 – 2:00 pm



Track 1

SESSION 5: Targeting Net Zero Emissions
Ventana Ballroom 241
Moderator: Hasan Ozer, ASU

Non-Fossil Carbon Asphalt
Ellie Fini, ASU

Leveraging the FHWA LCA Framework and Federal LCA Commons Data for developing LCA decision-support tools
Amlan Mukherjee, Michigan Tech

Track 2

SESSION 6: Geotech
Turquoise Ballroom 220

Moderator: Armando de la Rocha, Western Technologies, Inc.

GeoTechTools – The First Place to Look
Vernon R. Schaefer, Iowa State University


Mitigating Expansive Soil Swelling using Geocells: A Case Study
Bhaskar Chittoori, Boise State University

General Session

Ventana Ballroom 241
Moderators: Ellie Fini, ASU and Mo Rahman, Ergon Asphalt

2:05 – 2:45 pm

Center for Bio-mediated & Bio-inspired Geotechnics

Ed Kavazanjian, ASU

2:45 – 3:30 pm

Arizona’s Research History / Documentary

Rob Duvall, City of Phoenix

End of Conference & Grand Prize Drawing | 3:30 pm