ConcreteWorks 2015 Schedule

NRMCA ConcreteWorks

 

Click here or on Individual Seminar for Seminar Descriptions

 

Items in red indicate Board of Directors' events

Room locations are in bold listed after the meeting/event.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Executive Committee Meeting | Bluebonnet-Dogwood

10:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Registration & Information Desk Open

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

TMMB Meeting* | Larkspur-Paintbrush

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Manufacturers’, Products and Services Division Meeting | Iris-Lily

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Educational Activities Committee Meeting (with lunch)
Bluebonnet-Dogwood

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

OES Committee Meeting | Larkspur-Paintbrush

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

RES Task Group Meetings | Cibolo 8-9

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Promotion Committee Meeting | Cibolo 10-11

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

BAC Committee Meeting | Bluebonnet-Dogwood

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Driver Position Drawing Reception | Cibolo 5

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Chairman’s Dinner**

Sunday, September 20, 2015

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration & Information Desk Open

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

NRMCA’s National Mixer Truck Driver Championship 

Lower Level Parking Lot

8:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Spouse/Guest Hospitality Suite Open | Sunday House

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Devotional Time | Sunday House

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Sustainability Committee Meeting (with lunch) | Grand E-F

11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Nominating Committee Meeting (with lunch)* | Goldenrod

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Government Affairs Committee Meeting | Grand K

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Driver Exam | Grand C-D 

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Opening Ceremony Outside Exposition Hall | Exhibit Ballroom

3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Exposition Hall Open | Exhibit Ballroom

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Reception in Exposition Hall (cash bar)  | Exhibit Ballroom

Monday, September 21, 2015

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration & Information Desk Open

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Education Sessions (breakfast available at 7:00 AM)

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Economic Update | Grand C-D

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

2015 Mixer Driver Recruitment, Retention, and Turnover Survey Results
Grand E-F

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

What Works in Concrete Promotion? | Grand N-O

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Responsible Sourcing: What is it and How Can I Demonstrate High Performance?  | Grand P-Q

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Spouse/Guest Hospitality Suite Open | Sunday House

8:30 AM - 7:30 PM

Exposition Hall Open | Exhibit Ballroom

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Product Slam in Exposition Hall

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Driver Activity Tour | Off-site

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Education Sessions

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Equipment Challenges – Capex, Fleet Age and Technology for Equipment
Grand C-D

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

How to Protect Yourself from Environmental Third Party Lawsuits/How to Work With Such Groups | Grand E-F

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Promoting Concrete for Low- to Mid-Rise Construction | Grand N-O

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Specifications that Impact the Producer and Contractor | Grand P-Q

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Luncheon with Awards Presentation | Grand G-J

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Education Sessions

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Relating to Generation Y, the Millennial Generation in the Workplace,
Part 1 | Grand C-D

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Vehicle Crashes in the Ready Mix Industry – Insights on Accident Causation | Grand E-F

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Concrete Overlays of Asphalt Parking Lots: How to Get in the Game
Grand N-O

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Operations Role in Improving Concrete Quality, Part 1 | Grand P-Q

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

Education Sessions

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

Relating to Generation Y, the Millennial Generation, in the Workplace,
Part 2 | Grand C-D

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

The National Labor Relations Board Is Changing the Workplace.
Are You Prepared? | Grand E-F

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

Bigger, Taller, Faster: Wood High-Rises Coming Soon to Your City
Grand N-O

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

Operations Role in Improving Concrete Quality, Part 2 | Grand P-Q

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

Creative Approaches to Increasing Pervious Concrete in Your Market
Grand A-B

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Networking Break in Exposition Hall

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Education Sessions

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Results of the 2014 Industry Data Survey | Grand C-D

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

2015 Fleet Benchmarking Survey Results | Grand E-F

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Selling Concrete Parking Lots: The Boot Camp & Workshop | Grand N-O

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Fly Ash Supply and Beneficiation | Grand P-Q

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Education Sessions

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

State of the Industry | Grand C-D

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Environmental Regulatory Rundown | Grand E-F

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Improving Concrete Success Rates Through Producer/Contractor Collaboration | Grand N-O

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

How EPD’s are being used for Real World Projects | Grand P-Q

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reception in Exposition Hall (cash bar)

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Dinner with Driver Championship Awards | Grand G-J

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

5:30 AM - 6:00 AM

RMC Foundation Walk Registration*** | Registration Desk

6:00 AM - 7:00 AM

RMC Foundation Walk Fundraiser*** | Off-site

6:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Registration & Information Desk Open

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM

Education Sessions (breakfast available at 7:00 AM)

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM

Results of the 2014 Industry Data Survey | Grand C-D

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM

B30.27 – Concrete Pump Safety Standards for Mixer Drivers?
Grand E-F

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM

Opportunities for Concrete Streets and Local Roads | Grand N-O

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM

Real Time Monitoring, Part 1 -
Automated Slump Management Technology | Grand P-Q

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Spouse/Guest Breakfast | Iris-Lily

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

Education Sessions

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

State of the Industry | Grand C-D

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

Mixer Drivers in 2015 – What They Need to Know | Grand E-F

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

Targeting Key Market Segments for Concrete Parking Lot Success (Session A) | Grand N-O

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

Real Time Monitoring, Pt 2 – Automated Air Content
Management Tech in Fresh Concrete | Grand P-Q

8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

Promoting Concrete Through LEED Projects (Session B) | Grand A-B

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Exposition Hall Open | Exhibit Ballroom

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Spouse/Guest Hospitality Suite Open | Sunday House

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Closing General Session | Grand G-J

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Board of Directors' Meeting (lunch available at 12:30 PM) | Grand K-L

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

CONCRETEPAC Dinner*** | Grand K-L

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

Schedule is preliminary and subject to change!

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 10th Annual National Mixer Driver Championship will be held at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa on Sunday, September 20, 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 attend 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 uesday, September 22, 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 National 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 22, from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. This dinner is open to all attendees but will require an additional fee.

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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