Three workshop sessions will cover competition in a climate-focused world, effectively using concrete in the urban environment, and optimizing performance with long-life paving success.
On Tuesday, join members and guests for a reception at the Speakeasy Austin for games, drinks, food, and fun. On Wednesday, enjoy Texas BBQ and beverages onsite at the Chairman's reception.
Join ACPA members at committee meetings to engage in the work of the Association and further our strategic objectives.
A preliminary schedule of events is provided below with speakers and content subject to change. The final program will be posted on Friday, May 5th.
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Registration – Balcony Alcove
8:30 am - 9:30 am Welcome Breakfast with Mike Ireland, President and CEO, Portland Cement Association (PCA) – Atrium
9:30 am - 11:45 am Workshop Session 1 - Optimizing Performance and Long-Life Paving Success - Bridge Ballroom
Key factors for obtaining the best performance of concrete pavements is the theme for this workshop. Presenters will discuss a range of innovations and technologies that can be applied today to achieve long-term performance success. Actual agency performance data as well as case studies will be presented by pavement engineering experts.
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Luncheon
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Workshop Session 2 - How to Effectively Use Concrete in the Urban Environment – Bridge Ballroom
In this workshop, presentations will examine the new frontier for concrete pavements. This session explores case studies and the use of roller compacted concrete, concrete overlays, and the use of jointed concrete over cement treated bases in the urban environment. The technical sessions and case studies will be followed with a roundtable discussion of local agency and industry professionals on the use and performance of concrete pavements in local markets.
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm The Story of Austin Walking Tour - History, Scandal & True Crime (Optional Activity) - Depart from Lobby
From cowboys to condos, take a walk through the weird and wild tales of Austin's people, music, true crime, and scandal that turned a tiny frontier settlement into the vibrant ATX we love today. We'll begin at the Omni Hotel in the heart of downtown and end at the Speakeasy Austin, ACPA's reception site.
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Reception at the Speakeasy Austin - Depart from Lobby
Located in the heart of the Warehouse District and short walking distance from the Omni Hotel, Speakeasy has become one of downtown Austin’s most celebrated venues. Join with members at Speakeasy's bowling mezzanine for a memorable night of games, drinks, food, and fun. Speakeasy will provide a truly unique evening for all with its roaring 1920s speakeasy vibe.
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration - Balcony Alcove
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast – Atrium
8:00 am – 9:30 am
Workshop Session 3 - How to Talk About Competition in a Climate-Focused World – Bridge Ballroom
After kicking off with an overview of competition, why it is important and its link to sustainability, two interactive panels will explore these issues. Success stories and best practices will be shared. Workshop attendees will then learn discussion and messaging strategies to take back to their stakeholders related to promoting competition within sustainability.
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Quality Construction Functional Committee – Bridge Ballroom
18:00 am – 10:00 am Marketing and Communications Functional Committee - Pennybacker
11:45 am - 12:45 pm Luncheon – Atrium
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Research Technology and Innovation Functional Committee – Bridge Ballroom A
8:00 am – 0:00am Design and Engineering Functional Committee - Pennybacker
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Strategic Advisory Committee – Bridge Ballroom A
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Government Affairs Committee Meeting - Bridge Ballroom A
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Chairman's Reception - Guadalupe
Join ACPA for a networking reception before a night on the town in Austin. Attendees can expect to enjoy drinks and Texas BBQ. A great way to kick off the evening!
8:00 am - 9:00 am Board of Directors Breakfast – Atrium (by invitation)
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting – Bridge Ballroom (by invitation)