Asphalt Conference REVAMPED!

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Thy Rocky Mountain Asphalt Conference and Equipment Show is going under a remodel beginning in 2020. THe 47th annual RMACES will be a two day event (Previously it has been a three day event). The conference will begin on Wednesday Morning February 19 at 8:30am and continue until the final raffle drawing on Thursday Afternoon February 20, 2020 at 5:30pm.
The Theme of the 47th Annual Asphalt Conference and Equipment show is; ASPHALT – STRONG AND PROUD!
The Conference and Equipment show will be information packed!!
The Trade Show will open on Wednesday February 19 at 7:30 am and remain open until 7:00pm. Thursday, February 20, the trade show will again open at 7:30 am and continue through 6:30pm
There will continue to be a raffle associated with the Conference and Equipment show. The grand prize will be a Polaris 450 ATV.

The Keynote speaker (Scheduled) at 1:00pm on Wednesday February 19 is Major Ed Pulido, U.S. Army (Ret.); Sr. VP of the Folds of Honor Foundation. Major Ed Pulido, U.S. Army (Ret.) is the Sr. VP of the Folds of Honor Foundation a Veteran’s charity which provides the spouses and children of the fallen and wounded educational scholarships. Additionally, he is a Founding member of Warriors for Freedom Foundation a leadership institute focused on the mental, physical and wellness support of our wounded Veterans and their families. He is the spokesperson for AROGA Health. Finally, Major Ed is the Founder of Warrior Nation, a movement focused on the rights of liberty, freedom and patriotism with an autobiography entitled Warrior for Freedom: Challenge, Triumph and Change, the Major Ed Pulido Story.

Two of the featured speakers at the 47th Annual conference will be Mr. John Ball. John brings more than 30 years of experience in the asphalt contracting business to his clients. He has held various positions during his career including rolling, paving, project management, District Manager and Director of Training. He is a member of National Asphalt Pavement Association, Hawaii Asphalt Paving Association and a past president of New Hampshire Good Roads Association, an organization for the promotion of good highway roads in the state of New Hampshire.
Another featured speaker is Wally Adamchik. As an Officer of Marines, Wally deployed throughout the world to participate in training, peace-keeping, and combat operations. First, as commander in a tank battalion and then, as the pilot of AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopters, he sought out the challenging assignments. His years in the Corps honed his motivational and training skills. His influence remains in a legacy of Marines who provide inspired leadership for this country and for their organizations.

There will be 7 different learning session throughout the two day event with a total of 49 different opportunities for training and instruction. This includes the three – 100 series session tracts. Materials, Equipment & Operator and Maintenance. These are designed for those new to the industry so they can gather exceptional information by following the educational tracts. . NEW for 2020, there will be an emphasis on making the presentation in these 3 tracts bi-lingual for at least the power point presentations and to have a bi-lingual person in the room to help if and when necessary.

Another NEW feature will be a social event which is in the planning stages for Wednesday Evening for attendee’s after the reception in the trade show area. The details will be announced when it is finalized.
Visit the RMACES Website for more information.
Registration will open soon, reserve your space before the price for early registration goes up.

Follow Tom Clayton:
Director of Training and Member Services since April 2005. Co-chair of the LabCAT Technical Committee. As well as LabCAT Certification Levels A-E, I and S. A Colorado and Denver native, and have more than 38 years of experience in the Geotechnical Engineering Industry. I am also the CAPA Web Administrator and Author.