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Tuesday, October 24, 2006 
12:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
  Registration to the Conference
6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM
  Reception for all attendees.
Wednesday, October 25, 2006 
8:00 AM  -  8:50 AM
Breakfast Buffet
  Includes Registration Process
9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM AR 2006 General Session 
  Supporters and Hosts Welcome and Comments     
  Rubber Pavements Association , Caltrans, CIWMB,    
  FHWA , US EPA Region 9 and California Administration    
12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM  Special Session 1 (Moderator: Prof. Jorge Prozzi) *
Tire Recycling and Programs **
  35 Years of use Asphalt-Rubber in Arizona  # US Scrap Tire Markets
  Laboratory Characterization and Full-scale Accelerated # California Scrap Tire Markets
     Performance Testing of Arizona Crumb Rubber Asphalt   The CIWMB Scrap Tire Management Program
     and other Modified Asphalt Systems   CIWMB RAC Grants and Grant Application Training
  The Urban Heat Island Effect and Impact of AR-ACFC  #  
      Overlays on PCC Pavements    
  Influence of Temperature Variation on the Reflective  Optional,Optional
      Cracking Behaviour of Asphalt Overlays    
3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Coffee Break
3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Special Session 2 (Moderator: Prof. Guo Zhongyin) *
Scrap Tire Processing **
  Evaluation of Tire Wear Emissions, Roughness and Friction Optional
Scrap Tire Processing 
    Characteristics of Asphalt Rubber Friction Course Pavements    Scrap Tire Derived Products (TDF, TDA, Civil Eng., Cut
  Asphalt Rubber in New Pavement Design and Construction #   and Stamped Products) 
  An Update on the Asphalt Rubber Pavement Preservation  # Value Added Products (Mats, Playgrounds, RAC, Turf, etc.)
     Strategies Used in California    
  Performance Evaluation of Asphalt Rubber and Its Use in  #  
     Old Concrete Pavement Overlays
5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Reception Day 1 (Hosted by Members) All Welcome! Light appetizers and hosted beverage service
  Technical Program Poster Paper Session    
Thursday, October 26, 2006 
7:30 AM  -  8:30 AM
Breakfast Buffet 
8:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Mix properties 1  (Moderator: Prof. Ahktar Tayebali) *
Quality Assurance and Quality Control **
  Mechanical Properties of Hot Mixture Asphalts with Crumb # An inspector’s checklist to ensure quality and adherence
    Rubber and Other Modifiers     to specifications 
  Asphalt-Rubber gap graded mix design concepts # Asphalt-Rubber Binder and Mix Design and Testing 
  Performance of Wet Process Method Alternatives: # Asphalt-Rubber Manufacturing and Placing 
    Terminal or Continuous Blend
10:00 AM  - 10:30 PM Coffee Break
10:30 AM  - 12:00 PM Recycling, trial sections and environmental aspects *    Environmental Aspects **
     (Moderator: Prof. Juan Gallego)    Emission Studies 
  Energy consumption of alternative scrap tire uses  # Recyclability 
  Taiwan’s Experience on Asphalt Rubber Pavement  #  
  Study and Application of Asphalt Rubber and Rubberized 3  
    Pavement in China    
12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM
1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Pavement Performance and Design *   Engineering Benefits Module 1 **
    (Moderator: Prof. Kamil Kaloush)   I. Cost Effectiveness Case Studies 
  Asphalt Rubber mixtures in Portugal: practical application   County of Riverside
    and performance   City of Fairfield
  Performance of a test track using crumb rubber asphalt   II. Long Term Performance 
    and other modifiers   Thousand Oaks
  Structural Design Considerations For Rubberized Asphalt   Caltrans 
  Predictive Equations to Evaluate Thermal Fracture of Asphalt    
    Rubber Mixtures    
3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Coffee Break
3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Binder Properties 1 (Moderator: Dr. Shakir Shatnawi) *   Engineering Benefits Module 2 **
  Crumb Rubber Modification of Binders: Interaction and   Safety
    Particle Effects   Noise Reduction
  Influence of Crumb Rubber Gradation on Asphalt-Rubber    
  Laboratory Investigation of Dimensional Changes of    
    Crumb Rubber Reacting with Asphalt Binder    
  Effects of Crumb Rubber and Shale Oil on Low-temperature    
    Properties of Binders    
5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Reception Day 2 (Hosted by Members) All Welcome!
  Light appetizers and hosted beverage service
7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Gala Dinner - Entertainment Keynote Speaker
Friday, October 27, 2006 
7:30 AM  -  8:30 AM
Breakfast Buffet 
8:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Rehabilitation and Noise Reduction *   Bus Tour for CA Employees - Rolling Workshop
     (Moderator: Dr. Jorge Sousa)    
  Asphalt Rubber Chip Seal Evaluation in California   Tire Recycling Facility visit 
  Asphalt-Rubber open graded mix reduces tire pavement noise    Aggregate Mining and Crushing operation
  Tire/Road Noise Relationship with Viscoelastic Properties   Hot Mix Asphalt facility blending and manufacturing
      of Asphalt Mixtures     
10:00 AM  - 10:30 PM Coffee Break  
10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Mix properties 2 (Moderator: Dr. Shin-Che Huang) *   8:30 AM  -  3:00 PM
  Mix Design Procedure For Crumb Rubber Modified Hot Mix    
   Asphalt Concrete    
  Effect of Compaction Temperature on Rubberized Asphalt Mixes    
  Laboratory Evaluation Of Asphalt Rubber Modified Mixes    
12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Lunch   
1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Binder Properties 2 (Modelator: George Way) *    
  Creep Flow Behavior of Asphalt Rubber Binder.  The    
    Zero-Shear Viscosity Analysis    
  Effect of Crumb Rubber on the Aging of Asphalt Binders    
  Aging Studies of Asphalt-Rubber Binder    
  Optimizing the Use of Crumb Rubber by Binary Modification     
3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Coffee Break
3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Binder Properties 3 (Moderator: Prof. Marcio Muniz) *    
  Role Of Polyphosphoric Acid In The Transition From    
    Asphalt Rubber To Terminal Blend Of Rubberized Asphalt     
  New Testing Methods to Characterize Asphalt Binders     
    Modified with Crumb Rubber     
  Rheological Behavior Of Asphalt With Crumbed Rubber    
    And Other Modifiers    
3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM CLOSING SESSION    
* Technical Program      
** Practical Program: Provided for California Cities and Counties.  General Public welcome to attend!
*** Agenda subject to change    
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