Note: All times listed are CENTRAL
This comprehensive training event will be
held at ACPA’s Rosemont, Illinois-headquarters, located just 2.5 miles east of
O'Hare International Airport. The event
begins Monday afternoon (October 17) and continues through close of business
Wednesday (October 19). A bonus
“Concrete Pavement Joint Layout and Design Workshop” will be held on Thursday,
October 20, from 8 a.m. to Noon.
For location and hotel information, please click here.
National Concrete Pavement Design Workshop will cover many of the most commonly
used pavement design and analysis software, including some specifically used
for concrete pavement design.
The pavement design workshop will focus on hands-on training with key experts
representing the underlying pavement design and analysis software
technologies. The program will be
comprehensive, but will be led at a comfortable pace to allow plenty of time
for overview presentations, discussions/Q&A, and hands-on training.
As an added bonus, most of the software
discussed in the workshop will be included as part of the registration, and
participants will have the opportunity to load programs in advance of the
course. Participants are strongly urged
to bring laptop computers to enjoy the full benefits of hands-on training.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This course is for anyone who wants to learn about all of the available pavement design methods in one course, including when and how to choose various design methods. The course is designed for those who have a basic– to intermediate-level knowledge of pavement design. Consulting engineers, contractors, cement industry representatives, ready mixed concrete professionals, government agency engineers may all benefit from this course.
SCHEDULE OF TRAINING
Monday, October 17
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
· Learning objectives
· Basics of pavement
2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
· Using WinPas
Dinner on your own. Please enjoy the many dining options in the
area, which range from quick and convenient meals to some of the finest dining
Tuesday, October 18*
8:00 a.m. to Noon
Noon to 1:30 p.m.*
1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
· Using ACPA
2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
3:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
· Using ACPA
Wednesday, October 19*
8:00 a.m. to Noon (concurrent
· Using Airport
Pavement Design Programs (including AirPave, FAArfield, and Tri-Service PCASE
8:00 a.m. to Noon (concurrent
· Beyond Mainline
Pavements — includes TCP
(Thin-Concrete Pavement) design method; roller-compacted concrete design
method; and ACPA PerviousPave software training.
Noon to 1:30 p.m.*
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
· Using Pavement
Analysis Tools (including Ever-FE, Westergaard app, HIPERPAV III, etc.).
3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
· Bringing It All
Together – Review, discussions, Q&A, and other important
Thursday, October 20
8:00 to Noon (Optional
· Concrete Pavement
Joint Design and Layout —
Includes intersection design and hands-on
* During lunch breaks on Tuesday and Wednesday, participants will have the opportunity to view and use the new ACPA web and iPhone‐apps available for design (Tuesday) and construction/analysis (Wednesday).
FREE ACPA SOFTWARE BUNDLE
Registrants for the National Concrete
Pavement Design Workshop will receive valuable ACPA software at no additional
cost. This is a $1,750 value* — greater than the cost of the training course!
Check out the value breakdown of ACPA
software you will receive at no additional charge:
· StreetPave ($500
· PerviousPave ($250
· AirPave ($500
· WinPas ($500
Sorry, this valuable software bundle is
only offered to registrants/attendees of the concrete pavement design workshop.
Registration for the optional concrete pavement jointing workshop is separate,
and does not include software.
* Values listed are based on the current non‐member prices for ACPA software.
Rates shown include the ACPA software bundle, as well as the optional Concrete Pavement Joint Design and Layout Workshop.
Special pricing is available for government officials. Government rates apply only to federal, state, municipal, county, or equivalent government agencies, as well as active-duty and civilian employees of the Department of Defense, including all branches of the military.
Interested in special group rates or registering only for the Concrete Pavement Joint Design and Layout Workshop? We can help!
For special rates, including the government rate, please contact Debbie Becker at 847.966.2272 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Rates are applicable to all
participants. Individual rate is for one
user registrant. For group rates, please
call ACPA at 847.966.2272 or email email@example.com.
Course materials, including software
programs, are offered to all registrants, and some materials (software) may be
provided to registrants in advance of the training workshop. Course materials include a copy of the
presentation, and in some cases, additional resources related to each topic. Presentation materials are available only to
registrants whose payment and eligibility status has been confirmed.
Important! Because of the value of the software programs
provided in advance of this course, we cannot offer refunds or honor
cancellations for any reason. Free
software is included only for participants of the National Concrete Pavement
Design Workshop; no retroactive discounts or refunds are offered for software
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HOURS
The American Concrete Pavement Association
will award up to 21 professional development hours (PDH’s) to participants who
complete the National Concrete Pavement Design workshop. ACPA will award an additional 4 PDH’s for
participants who complete the optional Concrete Pavement Joint Design and
Participants interested in the award of
PDH's should check with local licensing organizations for specific requirements
prior to registering and participating in these workshops.
Compliance with licensure requirements is the sole responsibility of
participants, and ACPA assumes no responsibility for the compliance with
professional licensure requirements of local jurisdictions.
OTHER IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS
opinions, findings, and conclusions expressed by presenters during this
training event, as well as associated information provided to participants, are
based on facts, tests, and the views of authorities in the field of concrete
pavements and related topics.
Training information presented verbally and
in print are intended for use by professional personnel competent to evaluate
the applicability and limitations of the information and who will accept
responsibility of the application of the material contained herein.
ACPA and its partners and affiliates
disclaim any liability for the application of the information presented in
association with these workshops, and cannot be held responsible for the
accuracy of any of the sources, other than the word developed by the
The views and opinions expressed by persons
other than ACPA (national) staff are solely their own, and should not be
construed as official recommendations or views of the American Concrete
COMPUTER HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
strongly recommends that all registrants/participants bring a laptop
For optimal results, your laptop computer should be
IBM‐compatible and should use a Windows operating system (Microsoft Windows XP
with Service Pack (SP) 2 or later).
Prior to installing the ACPA software bundle, you
should ensure your computer has at least 512 megabyte (MB) RAM, a 500 megahertz
(MHz) processor or higher, and a display resolution 1024x768 or higher.