International Slurry Surfacing Association (ISSA)

ISSA Hosts Slurry Systems Workshop & 50th Annual Convention

ANNAPOLIS, MD  The International Slurry Surfacing Association (ISSA) announces its 25th annual Slurry Systems Workshop January 24-26 in Las Vegas and the Pavement Preservation & Recycling Alliance's (PPRA) Annual Meeting February 20-24 in Bonita Springs, FL. These events will bring together members and industry professionals to discuss pavement preservation concepts and best practices. Benefits of attendance include networking, demonstrations and targeted topic sessions from qualified experts that will keep industry professionals abreast of new developments that may be valuable for future business expansion and pertinent customer satisfaction.

The three-day Slurry Systems Workshop, held from January 24-26 at the Texas Station Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, is a study course targeted at operators and managers that offers a challenging and informative program on slurry and micro surfacing, chip sealing and crack treatment. Along with “hands-on” operation demonstrations and workshop-type discussions with highly qualified professionals in the field, attendees will be able to view state of the art slurry and micro surfacing, chip sealing and crack treatment equipment. A certificate of achievement will be awarded to all participants at the completion of the program and through a partnership with the National Center for Pavement Preservation at Michigan State University, Continuing Education Units (CEU's) will be awarded to qualified participants.

For more information or to sign up for the 2012 Slurry Systems Workshop, visit or email

ISSA's 50th Annual Convention will be held at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonita Springs, Florida, in conjunction with its PPRA partners, the Asphalt Emulsion Manufacturers Association (AEMA) and the Asphalt Recycling & Reclaiming Association (ARRA) on February 20-24. Three-days of targeted topic sessions, solid technical presentations, camaraderie and networking with industry professionals are complemented by a little rest, relaxation and recreation.

Additional details regarding the Annual Meeting can be found online at or by contacting ISSA Headquarters staff members Lisa Cerone ( or Mike Krissoff (