Registration | Hotel | Agenda
Registration is open
WAPA’s Online Registration Form is your one-stop shop for the 2017 WAPA conference. You can also register at the door.
- Register to attend the event. You can sign up multiple attendees from your organization.
- Sign up as an exhibitor. Exhibitors receive up to two free attendees again this year.
- Sponsor the conference. We’re offering full sponsorships as well as a limited number of single-event sponsorship opportunities.
Make your hotel reservation
Space at the discounted nightly rate of $134 plus tax is limited, and the cutoff date is Monday, November 6, so act today. Hotel rooms will be assigned around the hospitality suite unless otherwise noted by the registrant.
When making room reservations, please note that our event kicks off at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 28 and concludes Wednesday afternoon.
1313 John Q. Hammons Drive
Middleton, WI 53562
Use the Hotel Online Reservation System or call 608-831-2000 and provide the group name “Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association”.
After the hotel room block fills, space may still be available at the Marriott at regular rates. Rooms may be available at nearby hotels as well:
1253 John Q Hammons Dr., Madison, WI 53717
Fairfield Inn & Suites Madison West/Middleton (1/2 mile from conference hotel)
8212 Greenway Blvd, Middleton, WI 53562
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Madison West (1/2 mile from conference hotel)
1109 Fourier Dr., Madison, WI 53717
Residence Inn Madison West/Middleton (1/2 mile from conference hotel)
8400 Market St., Middleton, WI 53562
Baymont Inn & Suites Madison West (3/4 mile from conference hotel)
8102 Excelsior Dr., Madison, WI 53717
We are putting together an exciting lineup for 2017, featuring decision-makers, practitioners and experts to discuss technology, policy and funding at the state and national levels. Also look for exhibitors eager to share the latest industry innovations.
By popular demand, we are pleased to announce that we will again offer a lineup of technical sessions complete with certificates for professional development hours.
(Agenda subject to change)
|Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Registration from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
|WAPA Members Only|
|8:00-9:00 a.m.||WAPA Board of Directors Annual Business Meeting|
|9:00-9:30||WAPA Executive Committee Meeting|
|General Sessions – All Attendees|
Brandon Strand, WAPA Executive Director
Dan Gallagher, NAPA Chairman, Gallagher Asphalt
|10:00-10:30||Wisconsin DOT Update
Joe Nestler, Administrator, Division of Transportation System Development, WisDOT
|10:30-11:30||Construction Industry’s Economic Outlook
Anirban Basu, CEO, Sage Policy Group
|11:30-12:00 p.m.||Transportation Funding Update
Eric Petersen, Wimmer & Company
|12:00-1:00||Awards and Scholarship Luncheon|
|Concurrent Breakout Sessions
All topics are offered twice during the course of three sessions.
|7:30-close||Hospitality Suite sponsored by Miller-Bradford & Risberg|
|Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Registration from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
|8:30-9:00||The Illinois Tollway Story
Bill Vavrik, Vice President, Applied Research Associates
Peter Rafferty, Manager, UW-Madison Traffic Operations and Safety (TOPS) Laboratory, and Steve Caya, President, Roadview
|10:15-10:45||National Road Research Alliance Update
Barry Paye, Chief Materials Engineer, WisDOT
|10:45-11:15||National Center for Asphalt Technology Update
Dave Timm, Civil Engineering, Auburn University
Brian Endres, WAPA President, Payne & Dolan