Apr 11
Apr 13

Spring 2023 National Concrete Consortium

Event Details

Savannah, Georgia


The De Soto Hotel
15 E Liberty Street
Savannah, GA 31401

Click HERE for reservations in the reduced rate block ($229) or call (800) 239-5118 and reference group code 2304NATCON
Group rate cut-off date: Sunday, March 19th.

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April 11, 2023 — April 13, 2023


General Session begins at 8:00 AM Eastern on Tuesday, April 11.


Event Contact
Denise Wagner
InTrans, CP Tech Center


Monday, April 10 – 6:30 PM  Meet in the hotel lobby if you wish to get together for dinner with others from your AASHTO Region.

Day 1 | Tuesday, April 11, 2023

TimeEvent Details
6:30 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet (included) - Madison Ballroom


GENERAL SESSION - Oglethorpe Ballroom

8:00Welcome – Dan Miller, NC2 Executive Committee Chair, Ohio DOT, and Brad Saxon, Georgia DOT Deputy Commissioner
8:15Overview of EDC-7/Internal Curing/GHS-EPDs - Mike Praul and Robert Spragg, FHWA
8:45State Reports Summary - Buy America and Materials Updates – Dan Miller, Ohio DOT and Maria Masten, Minnesota DOT
9:15State Reports Discussion
9:45Election of New Executive Committee Members

Morning Break

10:30NCHRP Concrete on Asphalt Overlay Report Tom Van Dam, NCE
11:00P3C Pooled Fund - Peter Taylor, CP Tech Center
11:15MnROAD Project Report – Tom Burnham, Minnesota DOT
12:00 p.m.

LUNCH (included) Madison Ballroom


1:00FHWA Outlook/Initiatives - Robert Spragg, FHWA
1:30Concrete Pavement Sustainability Whitepaper – Eric Ferrebee, ACPA
1:50Current Greenhouse Gas Reduction Initiatives – Tom Van Dam, NCE and Larry Sutter, Sutter Engineering, LLC
2:30EPD’s Procurement: CDOT Ramping Up for EPDs – Angela Folkestad, CO/WY Chapter-ACPA

Afternoon Break

Current State Practices

3:30State Experience with 1L Cements – Dan Miller, Ohio DOT and Mike Nelson, Indiana DOT
4:00Phoenix W/C Test Experience – Maria Masten, Minnesota DOT, and Tyler Ley, Oklahoma State University
4:30Optimized Gradation and Workability Test Results – Jagan Gudimettla, FHWA


5:30Evening Reception - Madison Ballroom
6:30Dinner on your own

Day 2 | Wednesday, April 12

TimeEvent Details
6:30 a.m.

Breakfast buffet (included) - Madison Ballroom

GENERAL SESSION  - Oglethorpe Ballroom
Materials Specifications and Testing
8:00Cylinder Handling in the Field – Pranshoo Solanki, IL State University and James Krstulovich, Illinois DOT
8:30Concrete Testing Evaluation Program –– J. T. Mesite, Colorado Ready Mixed Concrete Association
9:00AASHTO COMP Update – Mark Felag, Mark Felag, LLC

Q & A – Open Discussion


Morning Break

Concrete Materials Updates


Cement Supplies Outlook - Mike Ireland, PCA

10:45Natural Pozzolans - Joseph Thomas, NPA
11:15Metakaolin – Chris Fagouri, Burgess Pigment Company

Q&A — Open Discussion

12:00 p.m.

LUNCH (included) - Madison Ballroom


1:00ASTM C1778 ASR Testing Technology –Kevin Folliard, University of Texas
1:30Panel/Open Discussion on Increasing Use of Maturity or Sensor Technology – Dan Miller, Ohio DOT; Maria Masten, Minnesota DOT; Tara Cavalline, UNC-Charlotte; and NC DOT
2:30Field Trip Presentation:  Roller Compacted Concrete Site Visits – Crossgate Road and Ocean Terminal – Chris Carwie, A.G. Peltz and Fares Abdo, Morgan Corp.

Afternoon Break

3:30TTCC TPF 5(437) TAC Meeting – for state agency members - Dan Miller, Chair
5:00TTCC TAC Meeting adjourns/dinner on your own

Day 3 | Thursday, April 13

TimeEvent Details
6:30 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet (included) - Madison Ballroom


Charter coaches depart for a technical tour of Roller Compacted Concrete Site Visits- Crossgate Road and Ocean Terminal.  PPE required:  hard hat and safety vest. A limited number will be available to borrow, so please bring yours if possible.


Approximate drop-off time at Savannah/Hilton Head Airport (SAV)


Approximate drop-off time at The De Soto Hotel