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

Thursday February 9 - Monday April 17, 2023

Options for presentation format: 1.Lectern/Poster 2.Poster Only

Abstract submitters will be asked for their preference. Please note that the PARC Committee will do its best to honor your preference as submitted but cannot guarantee your selection.

We'll let you know by Monday May 8, 2023 if your presentation is selected for the program and for what format (Lectern or poster). Please don't forget to register for the conference - submitting an abstract doesn't automatically register you.


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.

Submitting an Abstract

Your abstract should be a maximum of 200 words and present a clear and concise statement of the objectives, methods, results, and conclusions of the research. Abstracts submitted may be considered for either oral or poster presentation.

Please submit your abstract by completing the form below. If you have questions, feel free to email Morena Wroblewski at You will receive a confirmation email when your abstract is received.

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

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