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Cement & Concrete Fly-In Highlights

Update on SPS Tech Day Events

As part of our ongoing coverage of the SPS Pavement Tours, here are details about two upcoming events, which are scheduled at the locations and on the dates below:

  • Washington (Ritzville) – May 2; and
  • Iowa (Pleasant Hill) – May 30.

For the events noted above, please contact the Northwest Chapter-ACPA or the Iowa Concrete Paving Association for more details. Additional events are being planned, and details will be sent included in future issues of ACPA TODAY.  For additional information about the SPS program please contact Larry Scofield at or at 480.775.0908. 

ACPA Announces Agenda for Mid-Year Meeting

ACPA has officially opened event registration and posted the preliminary agenda for the Mid-Year Meeting.  Included in the line-up are a workshop called, “Concrete Pavement and New Transportation Technology – Shape the Future!”  This exciting workshop will take a long-term view of the concrete pavement industry in the context of sweeping changes and megatrends occurring now and decades ahead.  

The meeting also includes committee and task force meetings, which provide useful and practical updates on important and timely topics that affect the concrete pavement industry.  The meeting is also an important milestone that bridges current plans and activities with planning for next year and beyond.

The meeting will be held Tuesday, June 12, through Thursday, June 14, at the Curtis Hotel in Denver, CO.  Please visit the registration website to register for the event and hotel rooms now. 

Detailed task force and committee agendas will be sent by email and posted to the registration site in the next couple of weeks. Look for additional updates in ACPA TODAY.  

Final Days to Reserve Hotel for Chapter Meeting

ACPA’s Chapter Committee Chairman Jim Powell is urging people planning to attend the mid-year Chapter/State meeting to complete hotel room reservation(s) this week.

The meeting is scheduled for May 14 through 15 at the Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, WA.  Please click on the highlighted text to view the full agenda (which also includes hotel registration details), recreational options, and transportation options.  As is the tradition, the mid-year meeting is hosted by the Chapter Chairman and typically held in the chapter region or state.   

Photo:  (C) Skamania Lodge, courtesy of Two Roads Digital Library.


Be Part of this Discussion!

Whether or not you’re planning to attend the Cement & Concrete Fly-In will be held April 24 and 25 in Washington, DC, ACPA is encouraging members and affiliates to be part of the discussion through social media channels. 

The North American Concrete Alliance is offering a social media tool kit with sample social media posts and other useful information. 

Now is the time to let elected officials know about our priorities, as well as the need for funding and a durable HTF fix.  Be part of the discussion with Congressional offices and other Federal officials!  Also, be sure to follow ACPA and other NACA partners on Twitter, Linked-In, Facebook, and other social media channels!


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