2015 RMACES Presentations
2015 RMACES Conference Presentations

2015 Rocky Mountain Asphalt Conference & Equipment Show Speaker Bios Link

Opening General Session
Pre-Conference Session Session 1 Session 2
  • Track 1 (Ensuring Quality Construction)
    • Best Practices of Night Paving
      • John Ball, Top Quality Paving 
  • Track 2 (Innovation & Quality in Pavement Design and Materials Control)
    • Successful Asphalt Projects
      • John Cheever, Aggregate Industries
      • Mark Hamilton, RocksSol
      • Gary Carroll, City of Aurora
      • Kurt Grabow, DOWL HKM
  • Track 3 (Leadership)
    • People Management
      • Charles Vander Kooi
  • Track 4 (Best Practices in Maintenance and Rehabilitation)
  • Track 5 (Maintenance Track Session)
  • Track 6 (Equipment & Operator Track Sessions)
  • Track 7 (Materials Track Sessions)
    • Materials 102 - Subgrade Engineering
      • Mike Skinner, PE 
Session 3
  • Track 1 (Ensuring Quality Construction)
  • Track 2 (Innovation & Quality in Pavement Design and Materials Control)
  • Track 3 (Leadership)
    • 7 Things Contractors Always Ask Me
      • Charles Vander Kooi
  • Track 4 (Best Practices in Maintenance and Rehabilitation)
    • Pavement Treatment Selection - The Decision Tree, Panel Presentation and Discussion
      • Greg Milburn, WYDOT
      • Bill Schiebel, CDOT  "Treatment Selection"
      • Chris Carnahan, City of Aurora
      • Gary Carroll, City of Aurora
      • Tom Knostman, City of Fort Collins 
  • Track 5 (Maintenance Track session)
    • Maintenance 103 - Crack Sealing & Repair
      • Dan Stephens, Vance Brothers
  • Track 6 (Equipment & Operator Track Sessions)
    • Equipment 103 - Proper Pavement Milling Practices
      • Tom Chastain, Wirtgen America
  • Track 7 (Materials Track Sessions)
    • Materials 103 - Introduction and Use of Modified Asphalt Binders
      • Marshall Shackelford, Suncor Energy USA
Session 4
  • Track 1 (Ensuring Quality Construction)
    • Advance Paving for the Experienced Crew
      • John Ball, Top Quality Paving Inc
  • Track 1 (Bonus)
  • Track 2 (Innovation & Quality in Pavement Design and Materials Control)
  • Track 3 (Leadership)
    • Negotiating
      • James Vander Kooi
  • Track 4 (Best Practices in Maintenance and Rehabilitation)
  • Track 5 (Maintenance Track session)
    • Maintenance 104 - Outdoor Demo
  • Track 6 (Equipment & Operator Track Sessions)
    • Equipment 104 - Roller Operation 101 Todays Adanced Equipment
      • Bill Stalzer, Bomag Americas
  • Track 7 (Materials Track Sessions)
    • Materials 104 - Introduction to Aggregates & Asphalt Mixes
      • Scott Schuler, Colorado State University
      • John Cheever, Aggregate Industries
Session 5
  • Track 1 (Ensuring Quality Construction)
    • Intelligent Compaction - "Fact or Fiction"
  • Track 2 (Innovation & Quality in Pavement Design and Materials Control)
  • Track 3 (Leadership)
    • Balancing, Estimating, Job Costing and Accounting
      • Charles Vander Kooi
  • Track 4 (Best Practices in Maintenance and Rehabilitation)
    • Maintenance Roundtable - Ask The Experts
      • Mike Horn, Foothills Paving and Maintenance
      • Jim Terry, GMCO
      • John Cheever, Aggregate Industries
      • Dan Stephens, Vance Brothers
  • Track 5 (Maintenance Track session)
    • Maintenance 105 - Using Asphalt Interlays to Extend Pavement Life
      • Dennis Rogers, TenCate Mirafi
  • Track 6 (Equipment & Operator Track Sessions)
    • Equipment 105 - Equipment Set-Up for Night Paving
      • ?Grant Cruseturner, Brannan
  • Track 7 (Materials Track Sessions
Session 6
  • Track 1 (Ensuring Quality Construction)
  • Track 2 (Innovation & Quality in Pavement Design and Materials Control)
    • Preventing Segregation at the Plant & Placement - Material and Thermal
      • Kevin Krieger, Superior Industries
      • Duaine Covert, Roadtrac
  • Track 3 (Leadership)
    • Best Practices fo Developing Talent and Hiring the Right People
      • Bryan Kucinski, FMI
  • Track 4 (Best Practices in Maintenance and Rehabilitation)
    • Planning of a Successful Asphalt Project
      • Nicki Upright, CDOT
      • Pat Hil, City of Greeley
  • Track 5 (Maintenance Track session)
  • Track 6 (Equipment & Operator Track Sessions)
    • Equipment 106 - Equipment Check & Maintenance to Ensure Quality
      • Tom Clayton, CAPA/RMAEC
  • Track 7 (Materials Track Sessions)
    • Warm Mix Asphalt - Agency Use and Approval
Session 7
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