OHMPA’s Annual Fall Asphalt Seminar - North America’s largest one-day paving-only seminars attracting approximately 500 people comprised of members, municipal representatives, MTO and consulting engineers.
OHMPA’s Annual Spring Operations Seminar - A one-day paving seminar and demonstration for members focusing on cutting-edge technologies that are improving the quality and efficiency of paving work in Ontario.
OHMPA’s Annual Road Tour Seminars – Designed to offer OHMPA members across the province to meet owners and specifiers and discuss ways to continue to improve Ontario's number one choice in pavement … asphalt.
OHMPA also provides instruction courses at several conferences.
Parntership & Collaboration
OHMPA is active in joint initiatives in R&D with municipal and provincial road owners and other industry associations to foster innovation and share best practices.
Municipal Liaison Committee - addresses HMA issues specific to municipal stakeholders
The Asphalt Institute (AI) – OHMPA has a unique partnership with North America’s largest and most influential source of asphalt research and technical resources. Technical Director Sandy Brown is AI’s Regional Engineer representing Canada.
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) – OHMPA is a partner with the FHWA in a cooperative research study for improving Longitudinal Joints. Technical Director serves on the FHWA Pavement Sustainability Technical Working Group.
Transportation Association of Canada – OHMPA participates in the Pavements Standing Committee, and Soils and Materials Standing Committee.
Investment in Research & Development
OHMPA has invested in various R&D projects over the years including:
Funding for the Centre for Pavement & Transportation Technology (CPATT) / University of Waterloo
CPATT Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) study
OHMPA/MTO Life Cycle Costing (LCC) Studies