Thursday October 24, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT
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Doubletree Hotel 
2001 Point West Way
Sacramento, CA 95815

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Russell W. Snyder 
California Asphalt Pavement Association 
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The California Asphalt Pavement Association is a non-profit trade association representing the asphalt pavement industry in California. CalAPA members include asphalt producers, refiners, suppliers, paving contractors, equipment manufacturers, testing labs, consultants and others who make up the industry in California. Click HERE to learn more.

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CalAPA conferences are only possible thanks to the generous support of our sponsors. Click HERE to view a list of our 2013 Fall Conference Sponsors. Click HERE to view the Fall Conference sponsorship letter and click HERE to view the sponsorship form.

Fall Asphalt Pavement Conference Sacramento

Registration extended until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22 

New! Evening Welcome Reception: Oct. 23, 2013

Conference: Oct. 24, 2013

It's one day packed with information. Hear from top policy-makers and respected experts from across the country on topics that will directly impact your business or your agency now and in the future. This conference is your most efficient and economical way to stay on top of things. What you don't know can cost you!

What will be covered? Best practices in Hot Mix Asphalt design; specifications; testing; paving; future Pascal Mascarenhas trends; research projects & the status of evaluations. You'll also benefit from in-depth presentations about asphalt binders, rubber pavements, "intelligent compaction" paving technology, interlayers, pavement preservation and "Superpave." Updates on legislation and funding for road construction and maintenance also will be included. Click HERE to view an event flier. Click HERE to view the agenda. Click HERE to read speaker biographies.

Who should attend? Paving contractors, asphalt producers, suppliers, refiners, estimators, engineers, inspectors, consultants, public works representatives and anyone with an interest in asphalt or road construction. It's also a networking bonanza! Click HERE for a list of organizations and companies who are sending people to the conference. Click HERE to view our sponsors..
What's new? By popular demand this event will feature booths by various companies that offer products and services to the industry. We've expanded this to include a special "Welcome Reception" the evening prior to the conference to give attendees an opportunity to network in a relaxed atmosphere.
Who's on the agenda? Our keynote speaker is Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty (pictured at left), who will discuss various topics of interst to the asphalt pavement community and local agencies, including new initiatives, funding and policy matters. Also on the agenda is Mike Acott, president of the National Asphalt Pavement Association. He'll give a national perspective on industry trends, research, regulations and market share. Other agenda items will cover topics such as asphalt mixes, pavement interlayers, long-life (perpetual) asphalt and more. Check back for a detailed agenda of speakers and topics.
How much does it cost? CalAPA conferences reman one of the great bargains in the industry. CalAPA members and public agency representatives who register by Oct. 10 pay just $109, and non-members are just $129. There are numerous sponsorship opportunities, including reserving a coveted spot on the event's trade show floor. Contact Sophie You at CalAPA for details at (916) 791-5044.
What about lodging? There are a limited numer of rooms reserved at the Doubletree Hotel at a special discounted rate of $109 for those attending the asphalt pavement conference. Contact the Doubletree directly at (800) 686-3775 for details and ask for the "CalAPA" conference rate. The deadline to reserve a discounted room is Oct. 9. Click HERE for a map of the hotel meeting rooms.
2013 Fall Conference


in their own words

Praise from previous CalAPA conference attendees:

 "It was one day with a lot of information."
"Numerous opinions from a diverse field." 
"Lots of practical info."
"The technical presentations on specific projects were great." 
"Good, thorough topics."
"Real-life,  job-specific examples."
"Very relevant." 
"Great networking."
"Various perspectives, fast-paced, nice facility, good speakers.  A great, timely event. Thank you!"
"Facilitated very well -- stayed on time."
"Informative, helpful, good info."