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Learn more about AI Chairman John Janes

johnjanes_2016_webBy Jim Drozdowski

I had the opportunity to spend an evening with 2016 Asphalt Institute Chairman John Janes in both a professional and social setting. Through our discussions, it was my intent to uncover how John became the respected professional that he is today.

What motivates you?

John credits his family for keeping him motivated, and as the foundation that helps him grow professionally. He also recognizes his time with Koch Industries and Bill Kirk, CEO of Associated Asphalt, as instrumental in his career development. (more…)

STAR symposium focuses on future of asphalt

rogers_carlsonThe Asphalt Institute Foundation (AIF) announced that Martin Carlson will serve as chairman and Michael Rogers will be the keynote speaker for their 2017 symposium.

From May 10-12, 2017 asphalt experts will gather in Colorado Springs, Colorado to discuss the asphalt technology of tomorrow as part of the inaugural Strategic Asphalt Research (STAR) symposium.

Carlson contributed greatly to the international asphalt industry as the director of business development at Nynas and through his works with Eurobitume.

Rogers is a best-selling author and futurist. His writing credits include “Rolling Stone”, “Newsweek” and “The New York Times.” He speaks regularly on how companies can plan for the future in useful ways. (more…)