WAPA’s 62nd Annual Conference & Business Meeting (Agenda)

November 30 – December 1, 2021

Kalahari Resort
1305 Kalahari Dr.
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
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Full Agenda
(Subject to change)
We have put together an exciting lineup with experts on technology, policy and funding at the state and national levels as well as exhibitors eager to share the latest industry technologies.

Monday, November 29, 2021

WAPA Members Only

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. WAPA Board of Directors Annual Business Meeting
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. WAPA Executive Committee Meeting

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Registration from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

General Session
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Comments, Governor Tony Evers invited
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. WisDOT Update, Secretary Craig Thompson
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Road America, Mike Kertscher, President and General Manager
11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Transportation Funding Update, Jay Hansen, NAPA
11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. WTBA Update, Steve Bass, Executive Director
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Awards and Scholarship Luncheon
1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Concurrent Breakout Sessions

  • Asphalt Facts (Ester Magorka, NAPA)
  • Ethics Training (Jodi Jensen, WTBA)
  • Sport Courts (Debbie Schwerman, WAPA)
  • Airport Pavement Workshop (Mark Blow, Asphalt Institute)
  • Agricultural Asphalt (Andy Skwor, MSA Professional Services)
  • Reclaimed Asphalt Pavements (Debbie Schwerman, WAPA)
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. Hospitality Suite

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Registration from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.

General Session
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. NAPA Update, Ester Magorka, National Asphalt Pavement Association
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. TDA Update, Debby Jackson, Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin Executive Director
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. FHWA Update, Glenn Fulkerson, Wisconsin Division Administrator
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. NCAT Update, Randy West, National Center for Asphalt Technology
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Wrap-Up and Adjournment, Mike Byrnes, WAPA President