For more than 85 years the AAPT has been a leader in advancing asphalt paving technology. The association's 800 members from around the world, as well as many others at highway agencies and research organizations, depend on AAPT as a central point for communicating with fellow professionals and staying up-to-date on the latest developments in the asphalt paving industry.
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On January 17, 1924 a small group of engineers met in Chicago, Illinois to establish an association for consideration of the technology of asphalt paving. Since then, the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists has grown from its original 19 charter members to the present roster of over 800 members from every continent in the world.
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AAPT 2016 Paper Deadline Extended to August 13, 2015

2016 Call for Papers

The Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists is actively soliciting paper offers for its 2016 Annual Meeting and Technical Sessions. Papers reporting on studies concerning any aspect of asphalt paving technology or related fields are considered. These can include research, design, construction and maintenance issues dealing with all types of asphalt binders, asphalt mixtures, and pavement applications – including innovative ideas and improvements to current practice. Papers will be considered for presentation at the Annual Meeting, which is attended by specialists from academia, research organizations, material producers, contractors, National and State authorities and consultants from around the world. Papers offered for the 2016 Annual Meeting must be submitted through the AAPT website, which will be available starting May 1, 2015.The deadline for submitting papers is August 13, 2015.

Download PDF, go to the Call for Papers page or visit the AAPT 2016 Submission website.

The AAPT is proud to offer a scholarship to a student earning an M.S. or Ph.D. degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, or civil engineering. We're dedicated to increasing the number of scientists and engineers available for careers in the general areas of asphalt cement or asphalt concrete technology.
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RILEM symposium - Italy 2015
The 8th International RILEM Symposium “Testing and Characterization of Sustainable & Innovative Bituminous Materials”, will be held in Ancona, Italy, on October 7-9, 2015.

The SIB2015 Symposium will be an invaluable opportunity to outline and clarify the main directions of present and future research and standardization for bituminous materials and pavements.

The deadline for abstracts submission is March 31st, 2014 and the deadline for submission of draft manuscripts is October 31st, 2014.

Further information on the event are available on the conference website:


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2016 Annual Meeting

The three day annual technical meeting of AAPT is held in the spring every year, and includes asphalt related technical sessions, symposium, and workshops. This year's 91th Annual Meeting will be held March 13-16, 2016 at the The Westin Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN. For more information click here.

Annual Journal
First published in 1928, the Journal is a widely referenced and prestigious source of literature in the field of asphalt paving technology. The Journals are unique in that they contain, in addition to formal presentations, the oral and written discussions of papers presented at Annual Meeting technical sessions and symposia.
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