2021 STAR Symposium

The 2021 STrategic Asphalt Research (STAR) symposium will be held May 11-13, 2021, at the W Atlanta-Midtown hotel in Atlanta, GA.

The symposium aims to identify long-term strategic research and innovation that will be needed to ensure a robust asphalt industry for generations to come.

The Foundation is seeking a diverse group of individuals to participate in the symposium including business managers, economists, members of academia, researchers, visionaries and experts in infrastructure, manufacturing, funding, asphalt products and asphalt application. The foundation looks forward to hosting individuals from around the world in Atlanta, GA, to discuss the asphalt technology of tomorrow.

STAR Symposium Nominations

Nominations for the 2021 STAR Symposium closed on August 31, 2020.
Contact Susie Tanner, AIF’s Program & Development Manager, for more information.

2021 STAR Symposium Sponsors

Visionary Sponsors – $20,000

Asphalt Materials, Inc., formed in 1956, has been continually focused on the asphalt business. The core strength of our business is the formulation, manufacturing and R&D of asphalt binders and emulsions.
ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world’s growing energy needs.
Our mission is to manufacture and deliver innovative, performance driven building products with service and integrity that is unparalleled.

Impact Sponsor – $10,000

Innovation Sponsor – $7,500

Discovery Sponsors – $5,000


For more information regarding the 2021 STAR Symposium or available sponsorship opportunities, please contact Mike Anderson or Susie Tanner.

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