AGG1 Academy Frequently Asked Questions

What is the AGG1 Academy?

AGG1 Academy is the education program associated with the AGG1 Academy & Expo. AGG1 Academy consists of more than 50 education sessions covering nearly aspect of the aggregates industry.

When is the 2019 AGG1 Academy?

The 2019 AGG1 Academy & Expo will be Feb. 12-14, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.


What kinds of topics are in the AGG1 Academy?

AGG1 Academy topics cover anything having to do with the aggregates industry, including (but not limited to): plant operations & production, environment, safety & health, community relations, business management, automation & technology, aggregates research, quality control, crushing, screening, washing, conveying, equipment and fleet management, maintenance, human resources, leadership development, sales & marketing, geology, engineering, drilling and blasting, dredging, mine planning, exploration, industry trends and more. Topics range from 101-level basics to advanced technical topics.

What is the class format?

Classes are offered in 90 minute blocks, and the format/flow of the class can vary, including lecture style, panel discussions, case studies, and roundtables. Creative and interactive session formats are encouraged!

How do I submit a topic idea for consideration?

The call for proposals for the 2019 AGG1 Academy & Expo will open April 2018.

Who can present a class in the AGG1 Academy?

Presenting at the AGG1 Academy is limited to NSSGA members in good standing. To learn about membership, please click here.