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ARM Annual Convention : November 30-December 2, 2020

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The Depot and Renaissance Hotel

225 South 3rd Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55401

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Register for the ARM Hyrid Convention - Attend in person or online!

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Here is the schedule for both virtual and in person options. Please note invoicing is also available for payment. Please email jcohen@armofmn.com with questions. If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please CLICK HERE

Monday, November 30, 2020 - Online Only

12:00 - 12:15: Opening Remarks, MnDOT Commissioner Margaret Anderson-Kelliher (invited), and ARM President Bill Croell

12:15 - 12:30: 2020 Convention Overview, ARM Executive Director John Cunningham

12:30 -1:00: Special Report: Fly Ash Supply Today and Tomorrow, ARM Fly Ash Task Force

  • ARM formed a Task Force last spring to explore and prioritize necessary changes in specifications, testing, and supply in response to decreasing use of coal fueled power plants. The Task Force will update ARM membership on its progress in 2020 and its priorities for 2021.

1:00 - 1:15: Sponsored Break with Trivia and Prizes, sponsor hosts a trivia break for your brain with the chance to win cool prizes!

1:15 -1:45: Materials and Research at MnDOT, Glenn Engstrom, Director, MnDOT Office of Materials and Road Research

  • MnDOT's Office of Materials and Road Research is an integral part of your daily work. Not only does this office include the more familiar aspects of aggregates and concrete, but it also includes research into both through the National Road Research Alliance (NRRA). Along with research, the OMRR oversees the MnDOT Technical Certification Program. Director Engstrom will update us on the latest and greatest news from OMRR.

1:45-2:15: Annual Grading and Base Update, Terry Beaudry, MnDOT Grading and Base Engineer

2:15 -2:30: Sponsored Break with Trivia and Prizes , sponsor hosts a trivia break for your brain with the chance to win cool prizes!

2:30 - 3:15: Annual Concrete Materials Update, Maria Masten, MnDOT Concrete Engineer

3:15 - 4:30: Exploring the Future of SCMs, ARM Fly Ash Task Force

  • ARM's Fly Ash Task Force has begun exploration of potential materials that could benefit the engineered and economic properties of concrete mixtures in Minnesota. The Task Force will provide a glimpse into the future of what those materials might be.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - In Person or Online

10:00-11:00: On-site Registration, ARM Staff

  • The conference registration desk will be open for in-person attendees at The Depot.

11:00 - 11:30: ARM Annual Meeting of the Membership, ARM Membership

  • The annual business of the association will be conducted, including election of members of the Board of Directors.

11:30 -11:45: ARM Board of Directors Meeting, ARM Board of Directors

  • The Board of Directors will meet briefly for election of Officers. This meeting is open to all ARM members.

12:00 - 12:15: Passing of the Gavel, ARM President Bill Croell and Vice President John Rivisto

12:15 - 1:00: Lunch with the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, Ron Wirtz, Regional Outreach Director, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

1:00 - 1:15: Sponsored Break with Trivia and Prizes, Lehigh Cement hosts a trivia break for your brain with the chance to win cool prizes!

1:15 - 2:30: Balance Your Conflict: 101 Ways to Deal with Difficult Interactions, Dr. Jody Janati, National Speaker, Author, Facilitator

2:30 - 2:45: Sponsored Break with Trivia and Prizes, Lehigh Cement hosts a trivia break for your brain with the chance to win cool prizes!

2:45 - 4:15: Locked On Leadership, Dave Rosenberg; Former Navy Flight Officer, Speaker, Author, Business Coach

4:15 - 4:45: Unpacking the Election Results: What Does it All Mean?, Marty Seifert, Government Relations, Flaherty & Hood

5:00 - 7:00: ARM Reception, sponsored by Lehigh Cement, and Return of the Rock Races, sponsored by Enduracon Technologies and ISE Logik Industries

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 (Concurrent Online Sessions)

Track #1: Concrete

12:00 - 1:30: An Afternoon with Dr. Ken (Basics of Concrete), Dr. Ken Hover, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University

1:30 - 1:45: Sponsored Break with Trivia and Prizes, sponsor hosts a trivia break for your brain with the chance to win cool prizes!

1:45 - 3:00: An Afternoon with Dr. Ken (Basics of Concrete) Dr. Ken Hover, Professor, Civil and Envrionmental Engineering, Cornell University

3:00 - 3:15: Sponsored Break with Trivia and Prizes, sponsor hosts a trivia break for your brain with the chance to win cool prizes!

3:15 - 4:00: An Afternoon with Dr. Ken (Basics of Concrete), Dr. Ken Hover, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University

Track #2: Aggregates

1:00 - 1:30: Replacing Diesel Engines & Getting Paid to Do It, Eric David, Clean Diesel Grants Program, MN Pollution Control Agency

1:30 - 1:45: Regulatory Update: Water Quality, Theresa Haugen, Water Quality Permits Unit, MN Pollution Control Agency

1:45 - 2:00: Regulatory Update: Air Quality, Richard Cordes, Air Quality Permits Unit, MN Pollution Control Agency

2:00 - 2:15: Sponsored Break with Trivia and Prizes, LafargeHolcim or Continental Cement hosts a trivia break for your brain with the chance to win cool prizes!

2:15 - 3:00: Tech Tricks and Problem Solvers

  • 4 timeslots of 10 minutes each for sponsors that wish to present new technologies, products, and services. The latest technologies, products, and services from ARM's wide array of supporting members are on display in the form of 10-minute vignettes. You'll get a glimpse at four new technologies aimed at making your life a little easier.

3:00 - 3:15: Sponsored Break with Trivia and Prizes, LafargeHolcim or Continental Cement hosts a trivia break for your brain with the chance to win cool prizes!

3:15 - 4:00: Natural Resources Update

  • Mapping the Future: Aggregate Mapping Program, Heather Arends, Mineral Potential Mgr., MN Department of Natural Resources
  • Mining the Future: Aggregate Leasing Program, Corrie Floyd, Geologist, MN Department of Natural Resources

Thank you Sponsors:

Platinum: Continental Cement, GCC, Hayden-Murphy, LafargeHolcim, and Lehigh Cement

Gold: American Engineering Testing

Silver Level: Boral Resources, GCP Applied Technologies, NMC

Bronze: L.G. Everist, Sioux Corporation, Vibra-Tech

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225 South 3rd Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55401

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