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Executive Director's Message January 2016
Welcome to 2016!    The year is off to a great start with the Association busily engaged in the planning and preparation for the 2016 Utah Asphalt Conference happening on the 24th and 25th of February at the South Towne Expo Center.    You can read more about the conference and why you should participate in this great event by reading the rest of the newsletter, but I do hope you will join us for what promises to be another great conference and equipment show this year. Read More

UDOT Strategic Direction 2016
The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is driven in all it does by a set of strategic goals. These goals provide guidance in the department's efforts to improve the quality of life and economic vitality of the state. Each of the goals are outlined in the document below.

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2016 Utah Asphalt Conference

Guest Keynote Speakers:
Scott Mitchell
Thurl Bailey
Gary Zane

See these amazing presenters. Register Today!   
Asphalt Conference Education Tracks
Innovation, Design & Safety
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? 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.

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.  
DAY 2:
Aggregates & Crushing - New to the Utah Asphalt Conference, the Aggregates and Crushing Track offers attendees a chance to learn about topics critical to the performance and production of durable asphalt pavements.

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.

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.
UAPA Industry Dinner
Presented by Komatsu Equipment

Please join us for the 2016 Annual Utah Asphalt Pavement Association Annual Industry Dinner presented by Komatsu Equipment, which will be held the night of February 24, 2016 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, outgoing president Dale Hansen with Asphalt Materials and will conclude with hearing from Utah Lt. Governor Spencer Cox.

Tickets are $65 per person or $600 per table of 10. Seating is limited, so advanced reservations are required and should be made early. Tickets must be purchased no later than February 18, 2015.
Reception: 6:00pm
Dinner & Program: 6:30pm
$65 per person or $600 per table
Register by calling Reed Ryan at 801.916.2426

Exhibitors & Sponsors 2016
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.

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Calendar of Events

 UAPA/UDOT Quarterly Meeting

February 8, 2016 


Operations Committee Meeting

February 9, 2016

 APWA Southern Utah Chapter Conference

February 10-12, 2016


Technical Committee Meeting

February 17, 2016

 FHWA/UDOT Tack Coat & Longitudinal Joint Workshop

February 23, 2016

 2016 Utah 

Asphalt Conference
at South Towne
Expo Center

February 24-25, 2016

 RMAU/PG & WCTG 2016 Spring Meeting & Technicians Workshop

March 16-17, 2016

 UTRAC Workshop

March 28, 2016

 WASHTO Material Construction


April 3-6, 2016


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