Education

AGG1 offers a variety of educational opportunities for aggregates industry professionals to learn best practices, discover new technologies, and develop new skills in topic areas related to aggregates production, safety, technology, management, and environmental stewardship. AGG1 and the co-located World of Asphalt offer the following educational programs and events.

NSSGA AGG1 2015 Attendees

 

AGG1 Academy

Tuesday, March 6 – Thursday, March 8, 2018

The AGG1 Academy is the one place to go to learn about virtually every aspect of the aggregates industry. The practical knowledge you’ll gain and proven techniques you’ll learn about will enable you to manage your operation more effectively, efficiently and profitably. Targeted topic tracks can help you create a custom education experience that’s tailored to your unique needs.

2016 AGG1 Academy Sessions

AGG1 Academy Tracks

NSG2419-SchoolIcons_ProdOperations & Production: These classes cover virtually every aspect of plant operations, production, and equipment maintenance, from 101-level courses to the latest technologies, processes and products that aggregate producers are using to produce aggregates and manage their fleets in creative and innovative ways.

NSG2419-SchoolIcons_AutoAutomation, Technology & Software: Automation and advanced technologies help companies improve efficiency, employee safety, product quality, information management, and cost reductions within the aggregates industry. Attendees of these sessions can learn automation basics, discover new ideas and technologies being applied to aggregate production, and find out how emerging technologies are changing the way you do business.

NSG2419-SchoolIcons_ESHEnvironment, Safety & Health: These sessions demonstrate best practices and techniques for the aggregates industry to be efficient, safe, healthy and environmentally responsible.

NSG2419-SchoolIcons_BusManagementBusiness Management: Running an aggregates operation is about more than equipment and processes. These classes focus on the business of your operation, including understanding business and financial principles, dealing with the surrounding community, and ways to market and sell your product.

 

Workshops & Tours

 

People, Plants and Paving Training Sessions

Tuesday, March 6 – Thursday, March 8, 2018

Designed for paving contractors of all sizes, the People, Plants and Paving Training Program tackles the latest industry innovations in safety, recycling, maintenance and plant production. Sessions also address management and leadership skills crucial for successful business operations.