International Center of Aggregates Research prepares for 15th Symposium

(Austin, Texas) — International Center of Aggregates Research (ICAR) invites you to their 15th Annual Symposium. This national forum brings together State and Federal officials along with producers and contractors to discuss the various technical issues regarding aggregates and to point the way for meaningful future research.

  • 9th – 12th April, 2007
  • Hyatt Regency Hotel, Austin, Texas

Charlie Potts (Heritage Construction Materials) will open the event discussing Aggregates from a Hot Mix Asphalt Producers point of view, followed by David Daniel (President of the University of Texas at Dallas) regarding the Investigation of Levee Performance in New Orleans.Over the course of the event participants will listen to academia from Iowa State University, Michigan Technological University, University of Maryland, University of Wisconsin, University of Texas, University of Illinois and Texas A&M University. Along with industry experts such as Chris Rodgers (Ontario Ministry of Transportation), James Shilstone (The Shilstone Companies), Ralph Browne, Ryan Barborak, Lianxiang Du and Elizabeth Lukefahr (Texas Department of Transportation) and Jay Lukkarila (Superior Processing).WHO SHOULD ATTEND?Industry producers, researchers, sales personnel, engineers, construction contractors, DOT employees involved in research, design, & construction as well as University researchers & professors.Click here to register or get more information.ICAR – based in Austin, Texas is funded by the industry through the NSSGA (the AFTRE division (Aggregates Foundation for Technology, Research and Education)) and the University of Texas and Texas A&M University.ICAR’s research efforts are directed by seven task forces, consisting of representatives from industry, academia, government and professional organizations. The task forces are organized around areas of concern to the industry and are chaired by an expert from within the industry. Through this symposia, up-to-date technology is shared, ensuring that our aggregates resources are used in the most efficient and economical manner.Click here to view the event PROGRAM

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