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November 10, 2008

2009 National Traffic Management & Work Zone Safety Conference

For the first time, National Traffic Management & Work Zone Safety Conference Joins World of Asphalt Show

Date: March 10-12, 2009
Location: Orlando, Florida

Conference topics include:
* Protecting the health and safety of workers during construction;
* Accommodating pedestrians, cyclists and persons with disabilities in work zones;
* Complying with new Federal Highway Administration regulations on high visibility clothing and payment for temporary traffic control;
* Night time construction challenges and opportunities;
* Avoiding worker runovers and backovers;
* Legal liabilities for traffic control;
* New safety and health training programs, and more!

In addition to hosting the conference, the ARTBA Foundation will organize a “traffic management and safety pavilion� in the World of Asphalt exhibit hall and offer Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety training sessions.

World of Asphalt is also held in conjunction with AGG1: Aggregates Forum and Expo 2009.

To learn more about exhibit opportunities, contact ARTBA’s Jim Colleton at jcolleton@artba.org. For registration, sponsorship and event details, please visit
*www.workzonesafety.org* http://www.workzonesafety.org/news_events/wz_conferences/2009
*www.worldofasphalt.com* http://www.worldofasphalt.com/
and *www.agg1.org* http://www.agg1.org/

MAAPT 55th Annual Asphalt Conference

Asphalt: Cool, Clean and Green

Date: Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008
Location: The Northland Inn, Brooklyn Park, MN

This year's program provides a perspective on local and national hot topics within the asphalt industry. The Asphalt Conference will provide you with the latest information on proper selection and use of modified binders, best practice for recycling, energy conservation, warm mix, stone matrix asphalt, and much more.

For more information, please visit http://www.mn-aapt.org/conference.html, or call Bridget at (651) 631-0156 or e-mail to info@mn-aapt.org.

Webinar: Inventory and Asset Management beyond Pavements and Bridges

When: December 10, 2008 at 1:00 – 2:30 (Eastern Standard Time)

Sponsored by FHWA and AASHTO’s Subcommittee on Asset Management, this webinar will include three presentations with the objective to provide an overview of issues associated with inventorying and managing “other� assets, assets other than pavements and bridges. This will include assets such as lighting, guardrail, pavement markings, as well as a focus on culverts.

For more information, please visit http://knowledge.fhwa.dot.gov/tam/aashto.nsf/docs/4966E83102251347852574DD006E7A8D?opendocument

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Linda Riggins at tel. 202-366-4847 or email: Linda.Riggins@dot.gov

November 5, 2008

23rd Annual Reservation Economic Summit (RES 2009) & American Indian Business Trade Fair

Date/Time: March 9 - 12, 2009
Location: Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada

Highlight: During RES 2009 participants will enjoy learning Sessions covering hot business topics in Indian Country American Indian Business Trade Fair with over 300 Exhibitors, NEW Native-to-Native (N2N) Matchmaking Procurement Pavilion, Corp & Government Matchmaking Procurement Pavilion, and Great Networking with Tribal, Corporate, Government, and Indian Business Leaders, Business Contract Opportunities, Golf Tournament, American Indian Craft Fair, and Great Food and Entertainment

For more information, please visit http://www.ncaied.org/event-res.php
Registration & exhibitor information, please visit http://www.ncaied.org/event-res-attendee-exhibitor-info.php

***21st Annual National Center Golf Classic Tournament***
You are invited to come out and join the National Center, Miccosukee Resort & Gaming, American Indian Businesses, Corporate, Government & Tribal representatives, and friends for an enjoyable day of golf, food, and fun at Arnold Palmer's signature masterpiece, the Arroyo Golf Club in Las Vegas.

For more information, please visit http://www.ncaied.org/event-ncgolf.php