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10th Argus Americas Asphalt Summit

The asphalt markets in 2017 are trickier and more dynamic than ever. Local supplies are thin in the Americas, cut by lighter crudes in refinery runs and high coker utilization rates. Arbitrage against Mediterranean and Asian markets support imports.

Join over 200 industry colleagues at our 10th anniversary of the Argus Americas Asphalt Summit to discuss how to maximize profits as well as do business at this informative and interactive industry event. This three-day conference includes numerous opportunities for networking as well as informative thought leadership sessions.

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Key topics include:

  • Asphalt supply and demand
  • Crude slate changes and refinery economics
  • Project funding and financial challenges
  • Product transportation, storage and logistics
  • Highway funding and economic outlook
  • RAP and RAS impact on hot mix quality
  • Latin American asphalt markets
  • Supply, demand and quality of roofing asphalt
    …and much more

Announcing our Special Guest Keynote Speakers for 2017!

Steve Thomas

Day 1 Morning Keynote Speaker

Steve Thomas
Author and Emmy Winning Television Personality
PBS's This Old House

John Read

Day 1 Afternoon Keynote Speaker

Professor John Read Ph.D, B.Eng(hons), C.Eng MIM, MIAT, MIHT, MAAPT
General Manager Specialities Technology
Shell International Petroleum Company

Julia Landauer

Day 2 Morning Keynote Speaker

Julia Landauer

2017 Confirmed Speaker Faculty

  • Fred Dunbar, Senior Manager, Intermediates, HollyFrontier Corporation 
  • Jerry Kaproth, Manager, Track Standards, NASCAR
  • George Reddin, Managing Director, FMI Capital Advisors, Inc.
  • Barry Schoch, Former Secretary of Transportation , Pennsylvania DOT, Vice President, McCormick Taylor
  • Richard Kloster, SVP & Chief Commercial Officer, AllTranstek, LLC
  • Edis Hobson, Managing Director, EH Transport Inc.
  • Raymundo Benitez, President, Mexican Asphalt Association
  • Alonso Castro, Commercial Manager, Asphalt, TDM Group
  • Flávio Vianna, President, Betunel Industry
  • Ross Poland, Fuel Additive Chemist, Baker Hughes
  • John Auers, Executive Vice President, Turner Mason & Company 
  • Tod McGreevy, Vice President, Muse, Stancil & Co.
  • Gabriel Hernandez; Ph.D., Asphalt Leader-Americas, Dynasol
  • Bill Lee, PhD, Terminal Manager, Century Asphalt 
  • Lou Grube, Director Research & Development, Polyglass USA
  • Laurand Lewandowski, Director, Asphalt Innovation, Owens Corning
  • Leticia Parra Rodriguez, Technical Manager of Ditecpesa Asphalt Products, Ferrovial
  • Allen Smith, Principal, Asphalt & Sourcing Alliance
  • Sarp Ozkan, Manager - Energy Analytics, Drilling Info
  • Nasreen Tasker, Vice President, Asphalt, Argus

Who should attend?

Managers, directors, vice presidents and C-suite from:

  • Producers, refiners and material suppliers
  • Dealers and manufacturers
  • Industry services professionals
  • State, county, township, municipal and other DOT government officials
  • Contractors, engineers, foremen and other construction professionals

    10th Anniversary
    Paving the way for asphalt market insight

    2017 Asphalt Brochure

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    Shell 170


    Baker Hughes

    Explore how Argus can help you achieve your business objectives with a personalized sponsorship package

    Sponsorship opportunities


    Exhibit Table

    Association of Modified Asphalt Producers

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    North American Pavement Association