Got questions?

Joseph Rovani

Conference Director

phone 1.307.721.2275


Poster Presentation Questions?

Seth Bassham

Poster Session Coordinator


Thank you Sponsors & Exhibitors!

The Petersen Asphalt Research Conference welcomes presentations of current asphalt research results from fundamental and applied science studies. A projector will be available for presenters to use at the event.

Topics of Interest

Topics of interest broadly include the following:

  • Asphalt binder chemistry, rheology, evaluation, and performance

  • Alternative asphalt binders, additives, agents, and extenders

  • Asphalt mixture design, evaluation, and performance

  • Sustainability, Life Cycle Analysis (LCA), Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) and related aspects of asphalt materials

  • Innovative Asphalt Modification (polymers, cross-linkers, antistrips, low-aging, etc.)

  • Gaps in current specifications and testing methods for unconventional/alternative materials

  • Upcycling/Recycling applications in asphalt materials

Energy & Fuels continues to welcome PARC chemistry related papers as individual submissions. For more information, visit their website at

Submission Period

Abstract submission to open soon. Please check back.


Your conference abstract will be included with the Petersen Asphalt Research Conference program. We don't publish presentations, but if you want your presentation distributed at the conference, provide copies to the registration staff, and they will assist with distribution.

Thank you for submitting an abstract for review for the Petersen Asphalt Research Conference.