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Join us for ARMA’s 2nd virtual Asphalt Roofing Recycling Forum on October 24, 2023, as we discuss Asphalt Roofing Recycling: The Path to Innovation!

The Forum is open to ARMA Members, Non-Members, and Students. Our program will be divided into two segments. Our first segment will feature a keynote presentation followed by 30-minute sessions from various industry experts. The second segment will host a panel discussion with various thought leaders from the manufacturing, academia, consumer, and recycling perspectives. Our goal is to have attendees leave feeling empowered about #RecyclingRoofs!

The registration link below will take you to the registration form for the meeting. When registering, please abide by the honor code. If you are an ARMA member or already have an ARMA login, please log in before registering. All other users can select “New User” at the bottom of the screen.

Recycling Forum Pricing

  • ARMA Member Rate: $59

  • Regular Non-Member Rate: $79

  • FREE for Students!

Login instructions and any pertinent materials will be provided only to registered attendees approximately one and a half to two weeks prior to the Forum.

Please contact Karin Travitz, ARMA Director of Meetings at [email protected] or [email protected] if you have any questions.

All ARMA meetings are conducted in accordance with ARMA’s Antitrust Compliance Policy. By registering, you are indicating your agreement to adhere to this policy. Click here to review.


Schedule of Events

All times listed in Eastern Standard Time

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Keynote Presentation

Moderator's Remarks, Dr. Kamil Kaloush, Arizona State University

"Decarbonize Buildings with Recycled Roofing Shingles", Dr. Ellie Fini, Arizona State University

"Fracture Tests for Asphalt Mixtures Containing Recycled Roofing", Dr. Hazan Ozer, Arizona State University

"Innovative Material in Roofing Shingles to Resist Excessive Heat", Dr. Kamil Kaloush, Arizona State University

12:05 pm - 12:40 pm "Low Slope Recycling", Sam Flanery, American Classic
12:40 pm - 1:00 pm Break
1:00 pm - 1:35 pm "Flat Roofing/Low Slope Bitumen Recycling", Hans Aerts, BMI Group
1:40 pm - 2:15 pm "Using Chemistry to Make and Upcycle Roofing Asphalts - Research Trends", Dr. Jeramie Adams, Western Research Institute
2:20 pm - 2:55 pm "Asphalt Roofing Recycling Opportunities in California", Tom Pyle, Caltrans (invited)
2:55 pm - 3:05 pm Break
3:05 pm - 4:00 pm Panel Discussion - "Lessons Learned From Recycling in the Construction Industry", with Matt Dobson, Vinyl Siding Institute, Robert Peoples, Ph.D., Carpet America Recovery Effort, & Brett Williams, NAPA

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Ellie Fini
Arizona State University
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Dr. Kamil Kouloush
Arizona State UniversityView Bio
Dr. Hazan Ozer
Arizona State University
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Confirmed Speakers

Dr. Jeramie Adams
Western Research Institute
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Hans Aerts
BMI Group
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Matt Dobson
Vinyl Siding Institute
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Sam Flanery
American Classic
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Dr. Bob Peoples
Carpet America Recovery Effort
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Brett Williams
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Become a Sponsor!

Sponsorships are available until October 13, 2023
CLICK HERE for more information

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Gold Sponsor
Specialty Granules
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Atlas Roofing Corporation
Silver Sponsor
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IKO Industries
Silver Sponsor
Malarkey Roofing
Silver Sponsor
Owens Corning
Silver Sponsor


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