ConcreteWorks 2014 Schedule

 

Schedule is preliminary and subject to change.

Items in blue indicate Board of Directors' events

Saturday, September 20, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

OES Operations Task Group | Rm 101-102

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Registration & Information Desk Open | Grand Ballroom Foyer

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

OES Safety Task Group | Rm 101-102

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

TMMB Meeting* | Rm 208

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

OES HR Task Group | Rm 101-102

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Manufacturers’, Products and Services Division Meeting | Rm 207

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

OES Environmental Task Group | Rm 101-102

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

BAC Committee Meeting | Rm 208

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Driver Position Drawing Reception | Grand Ballroom 7-8

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Chairman’s Dinner**

Sunday, September 21, 2014

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

NRMCA’s National Mixer Truck Driver Championship
Indianapolis Motor Speedway

8:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Spouse/Guest Hospitality Suite Open | Rm 209

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Registration & Information Desk Open

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sustainability Committee | Rm 309-310

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

RES Task Group Meetings | Rm 302-303

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Driver Exam | Rm 101-102

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

OES Committee Meeting | Grand Ballroom 7

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Government Affairs Committee Meeting | Grand Ballroom 8

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

RES Committee Meeting | Rm 302-303

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Promotion Committee Meeting | Rm 309-310

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Educational Activities Committee Meeting | Rm 307

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Chairman’s Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall | Grand Ballroom 5-6

Monday, September 22, 2014

6:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration & Information Desk Open

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall | Grand Ballroom 5-6

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Spouse/Guest Hospitality Suite Open | Rm 209

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Opening General Session | Grand Ballroom 7-10

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

9:00 am-9:30 am Diesel Exhaust Fluid
9:30 am-10:00 am Working Safely Around Concrete Pumps | Rm 304-306

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Results of the 2014 Industry Data Survey | Rm 302-303
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Nuts and Bolts of NRMCA’s EPD, CSR, & HPD Programs | Rm 308
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Turning the Paving Market to Concrete | Rm 309-310

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Networking Break in Exhibit Hall | Grand Ballroom 5-6

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Nominating Committee (with lunch)* | Rm 301

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

10:30 am-11:00 am OSHA’s New Respirable Silica Rule
11:00 am-12:00 pm Secrets for Driver Hiring & Retention | Rm 304-306

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Social Media | Rm 302-303

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Developing International Responsible Sourcing Certification System for Concrete | Rm 308
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM What Works in Concrete Promotion? | Rm 309-310

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Luncheon with Awards Presentation | Grand Ballroom 7-10

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM

2:15 pm-2:35 pm Sleep Apnea & RMC Drivers
2:35 pm-2:55 pm Plant Efficiency Benchmarking and Baselines
2:55 pm-3:15 pm Environmental Product Declarations (EPD’s)
3:15 pm-3:45 pm 11 Backing Accidents for Every 100 RMC Trucks
Rm 304-306

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM Results of the 2014 Industry Data Survey | Rm 302-303
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM Understanding the Needs of the Contractor | Rm 308
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM Concrete Applications for the 21st Century | Rm 309-310

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Networking Break in Exhibit Hall | Grand Ballroom 5-6

4:15 PM - 5:45 PM 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm Clean Water Act Expansion
4:45 pm – 5:45 pm New Products Speedway | Rm 304-306
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Fleet Age | Rm 302-303
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Real-time Concrete: Addressing Challenges of Batching Variability Rm 308
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Help Yourself and Your Customer Build Your Business | Rm 309-310

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Reception in Exhibit Hall | Grand Ballroom 5-6

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Dinner with Driver Championship Awards | Grand Ballroom 7-10

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

5:30 AM - 6:00 AM

RMC Foundation Walk Registration*** | Grand Ballroom Foyer

6:00 AM - 7:00 AM

RMC Foundation Walk Fundraiser*** | Off-site

6:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration & Information Desk Open

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall | Grand Ballroom 5-6

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Spouse/Guest Breakfast | Rm 101-102

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Executive Committee* | Rm 301

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Truck Talk Panel: Mixers, Engines, Transmissions & Chassis Rm 304-306
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Pension Liability | Rm 302-303
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Internal Curing-Value Proposition for the RMC Producer | Rm 308
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Concrete Streets & Roads: What it Takes, How MIT Helps | Rm 309-310

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Networking Break in Exhibit Hall | Grand Ballroom 5-6

9:30 AM - 7:00 PM Spouse/Guest Hospitality Suite Open | Rm 209

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Closing General Session | Grand Ballroom 7-10

12:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Board of Directors Meeting (with lunch) | Grand Ballroom 9-10

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

CONCRETEPAC Dinner*** | Off-site

* Indicates Closed Sessions
** Indicates Invitation Only Events
*** Indicates Events Requiring Separate Registration and Fee

 

For more information please contact the meetings department
at meetings@nrmca.org or 1-888-846-7622 ext 1152

 

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Meeting Activity Hightlights!

Spouse Program
NRMCA will offer a full schedule of events for the spouse/guests of NRMCA conference attendees. Activities will take place both on-site at the host hotel and off-site. Details are available in the Spouse/Guest Program.

NRMCA’s National Mixer Truck Driver Championship
Sponsored by the Truck Mixer Manufacturers Bureau, NRMCA’s 9th Annual National Mixer Truck Driver Championship will be held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, September 21, from 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. More than 30 mixer drivers from around the country are expected to compete for the title “Best of the Best.” Registration for this event is available for those who wish only to participate in the Mixer Driver Championship. The winners of the competition will be announced at the Monday Night Awards Dinner!

NRMCA’s ConcreteWorks Exposition Hall
The Expo Hall serves as the central meeting place for the conference with top companies showcasing the latest technologies, products and services for the industry. Be sure to visit all of the exhibitors during the duration of the conference.

Exhibitors
Don’t miss your chance to be among the best! Exhibit space is sold on a first-come first-served basis, so don’t wait to reserve your space at the exclusive event. For exhibit information, contact NRMCA’s Jessica Walgenbach at 240.485.1152 or email jwalgenbach@nrmca.org. You can also download the Exhibitor Prospectus for more information on exhibiting opportunities.

RMC Research & Education Foundation Walk for Wellness***
Join the RMC Research & Education Foundation for a Walk for Wellness on the morning of Tuesday, September 23, 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m., with registration beginning at 5:30 a.m. With an increased emphasis on health within the ready mixed concrete industry, the Foundation wants to support this initiative by holding this Walk to raise awareness of the importance of wellness. Your participation is a tremendous opportunity to support this initiative and the Foundation at the same time. Registration will be $25 per walker and will be complimentary for drivers participating in the Truck Mixer Driver Championship. We encourage companies to set up fundraising pages to support those drivers and employees who choose to participate in the Walk. For more information or for links to register and to set up a fundraising page, please visit www.rmc-foundation.org.

The RMC Research & Education Foundation is a lasting resource for increasing quality, professionalism and sustainability in the ready mixed concrete industry by funding high quality, high value, non-proprietary research and education programs.

CONCRETEPAC Dinner***
NRMCA’s Political Action Committee will hold a dinner on Tuesday, September 23, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. This dinner is open to all attendees but will require an additional fee. More information to come…

IMPORTANT NOTE: Federal Election Commission rules require sending information for PAC events only to NRMCA members with prior authorization forms on file. For information, registration, and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Heather Houck at 240.485.1153 or email hhouck@nrmca.org.


*** Indicates Events Requiring Separate Registration and Fee

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