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:: Don't miss the 2017 asphalt conference::

South Towne Expo Center

9575 S State Street in Sandy UT
Cancellation & Refund Policy:
All attendee cancellations must be received in writing prior to February 12, 2017.
All attendee refunds are subject to an administrative fee of $25.
No refunds will be made for "No Shows" or cancellations after February 12th.

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Keynote Speakers | Education Tracks | UAPA Industry Dinner | Exhibitors & Sponsors


Don't miss the 2017 Keynote Speakers?

Martin grey -
9:00am-10:00am - Day 1
Opening Session in Exhibit Hall General Session Seating Area
jeff benedict
Luncheon Keynote Speaker - Day 1
8:30am-9:45am - Day 2 - Speaker #1
Opening Session in Exhibit Hall General Session Seating Area

12:00pm-1:45pm - Day 2
Luncheon Keynote Speaker


2017 Education Tracks

Track #1: Innovation, Design & Safety

What are the challenges facing industry? What are some of the solutions that may be out there? As an industry, what have we done and what we will we do moving forward to seize upon the challenges and opportunities being presented to us? These are just some of the questions centered on the creation of the Industry, Innovation, and Design Track for the Utah Asphalt Conference. Attendees of this track are afforded the opportunity to not only learn about award-winning projects from the previous year, but the chance to also realize where industry may be headed moving forward.

Session 1: Four Down with More to Go: Lessons Learned from UDOT's 2016 CIR Projects

11:00am-12:00noon - Day 1

Session 2: Low-Void Asphalt Pavements: are they possible?

1:30pm-2:30pm - Day 1

Session 3: The benefits of high density asphalt pavements

3:00pm-4:00pm - Day 1

Session 4: Outstanding asphalt pavement projects in 2016 - small

10:00am-11:00am - Day 2

Session 5: Outstanding asphalt pavement projects in 2016 - large 11:30am-12:30pm - Day 2

Session 6: New technologies in pavement preservation

1:45pm-2:45pm - Day 2

Session 7: What matters: changes to UDOT's standard asphalt specifications

3:15pm-4:15pm - Day 2


Track #2: Maintenance/aggregates & crushing

DAY 1: Maintenance - Our most popular track at the Asphalt Conference each year, the Maintenance Track offers a first-rate education on all things related to the maintenance and preservation of our critical infrastructure here in the state. Learn from local and national representatives about the resources, technology, and techniques that will help you proactively manage and preserve the largest asset in any community, your roads.
DAY 2: Aggregates & Crushing - New in 2016, the Aggregates and Crushing Track offers attendees a chance to learn about topics critical to the performance and production of durable asphalt pavements. With a focus pointed towards the mountain, attendees will learn about the aggregates, production techniques, stockpiling, and applications critical to building the best road possible.

Session #1: best practices for county road maintenance

11:00am-12:00noon - Day 1

Session #2: patching best practices: from preparation to construction

1:30pm-2:30pm - Day 1

Session #3: TBD

3:00pm-4:00pm - Day 1

Session #4: aggregate resource management & recycling best practices

10:00am-11:00am - Day 2

Session #5: choosing the right rocks: how aggregates affect your mix design & placement

11:30am-12:00pm - Day 2

Session #6: crushing to meet quality specifications (1 of 2)

1:45pm-2:45pm - Day 2

Session #7: TBD

3:15pm-4:15pm - Day 2


Track #3: Construction & Engineering

Created to focus on topics, opportunities, and issues central to the asphalt pavement industry, this track offers attendees the chance to learn about topics critical to successful projects and planning. From management of our workforce to workplace safety, this track offers insights and education on topics that affect your bottomline whether you are an owner or a contractor, this track is for you.

Session 1: roller operations: achieving mat compaction

11:00am-12:00noon - Day 1

Session 2: contructing longitudinal joints: how to meet the new uDOT specification

1:30pm-2:30pm - Day 1

Session 3: what makes a good base? and how to construct a good base?

3:00pm-4:00pm - Day 1

Session 4: workforce debelopment: a roundtable discussion

10:00am-11:00am - Day 2

Session 5: TBD

11:30am-12:30pm - Day 2  

Session 6: mix testing: the do's and do not's of a quality Program

1:45pm-2:45pm - Day 2   

Session 7: TBD

3:15pm-4:15pm - Day 2

Track #4: Asphalt Basics 101

Designed to give a basic understanding of all things asphalt, this track is for those who may be new to the industry or those who may need to just brush up on their knowledge base in this fast-moving and and ever-changing industry. More than just the simple basics, this track also offers attendees the chance to hear from top-notch presenters from Utah and around the country on key topics that affect our industry.

Session #1: Where to start: getting the right specification (1 of 3)

11:00am-12:00noon - Day 1

Session #2: where to start: building an asphalt Mix design (2 of 3)

1:30pm-2:30pm - Day 1

Session #3: Where to start: Hot Plant Operations (3 of 3)

3:00pm-4:00pm - Day 1

Session #4: Paving best practices: from the silo to the paver (1 of 2)

10:00am-11:00am - Day 2

Session #5: Paving best Practices: From the Paver to compaction & Smoothness (2 of 2)

11:30am-12:00pm - Day 2

Session #6: emulsions: The basics of what you need to know

1:45pm-2:45pm - Day 2

Session #7: warm-Mix vs. Hot-Mix: What's new and what have we learned?

3:15pm-4:15pm - Day 2



2017 Uapa Industry Dinner


Please join us for the 2017 Annual Utah Asphalt Pavement Association Annual Industry Dinner, which will be held the night of February 22, 2017 at the South Towne Expo Center. It will be a memorable night of delicious food, drinks, and pleasant conversation with your fellow Asphalt Industry leaders and spouses.

The Event begins at 6:00 p.m. with a reception, followed by dinner at 6:30. Our featured speakers of the evening will include Reed Ryan, Executive Director of UAPA and outgoing president Aaron Edwards with NuRock. Entertainment will conclude the night.

Tickets pricing $65 per person or $600 per table. Seating is limited, so advanced reservations are required and should be made early. Tickets must be purchased no later than February 17, 2017.

For additional information or for sponsorship opportunities, please contact Reed Ryan at 801-916-2426.


Reception: 6:00pm

Dinner & Program: 6:30pm

Prcing: $65 per person or $600 per table (table of 10)

Register by calling Reed Ryan at 801.916.2426


Dinner Online Registration Coming Soon or register with your attendee registration.

Exhibitors & Sponsors 2017

There are plenty of opportunities for your organization to be part of the biggest and best asphalt event in the state. Plus don't miss out on the new Product Theater. The new Product Theater gives you a chance to talk about your product or service in a new format, an educational breakout format, away from the noise of a busy exhibit hall. Space is limited for Product Theater, so reserve early for your organization.


Exhibitor Registration


Exhibitor Layout (PDF)

Exhibitor Prospectus (PDF)


Sponsorship Opportunities(PDF)


Photography Policy:

As a registered attendee of the Utah Asphalt Conference, I hereby assign and grant to the Utah Asphalt Pavement Association (UAPA), as well as their authorized representatives, the right and permission to use and publish the photographs/film/videotapes/electronic representations and/or sound recordings made of me or of my employees, and I hereby release the UAPA, Association Soluitons, and all employees, volunteers, related parties, or other organizations associated with the event from any and all liability from such use and publication. I further authorize the reproduction, sale, copyright, exhibit, broadcast, electronic storage, and/or distribution of said photographs/film/videotapes/electronic representations and/or sound recordings without limitation at the discretion of the UAPA, and I specifically waive any right to any compensation I may have for any of the foregoing.