South Carolina Aggregates Association 2023 Annual Workshop and Exhibit

December 4, 2023 - December 6, 2023

Admission Info:

This event is not open to the public


Join us for 2 days of education, networking, product and services exhibition, and member recognition at our annual Workshop and Exhibit at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center - located in the historic Vista District of downtown Columbia, SC.


Quality education presentations from engaging Keynote Speakers including Tom Hill, CEO of Vulcan Materials, Justin Ganschow, Business Development Manager of Caterpillar, a workforce development panel, and MORE!
Real life skills and takeaways that can be put into action immediately
Creative new ways to market your business
Exhibit Hall for SCAA Associate Members to exhibit their products and services while connecting with South Carolina producers in one central location
Recognition for your company's achievements through the Plant Safety Awards and Environmental Awards

Tuesday December 5, 2022

Session #1 - 8:00am - 8:45am - - State of the State Address - Justin Powell, SCDOT Chief of Staff & Myra Reece, Director of Environmental Affairs SC DHEC
Session #2 - 9:00 am - 10:00 am - Panel Discussion - Workforce Development
Moderator: Elliott Botzis - Panel: Mary Corley - TCTC, Rick Todd - Be Pro Be Proud, SuzAnne Driscoll - Be Pro Be Proud, Jason Nelson - Blanchard CAT, Austin Bone NSSGA
Lunch - 11:30 am - 12:00 pm - SCAA Welcome and Announcements - Jessica Palmer, Antitrust - Kevin Hall, Womble Bond Dickinson, and Legislative Update -1101 Public Affairs - Ben Homeyer/Charleston Laffin

Keynote Address - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Tom Hill/CEO Vulcan Materials Company - State of the Aggregates Industry 
Session #3 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm - Breakout Sessions - Operations: Conveyor Scale Maintenance - Vikki Bartlett, Quality and Technical: Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA) - Cliff Selkinghaus - SCAPA, Marketing: Social Media Engagement - Seth Fargher -Heightened Creative

Wednesday December 6, 2022

Session #4 - 9:00am - 9:45am - SC Chamber Economic Update - Bob Morgan, President & CEO of SC Chamber of Commerce
Session #5 - 10:00am - 10:45am - Innovations in Quarry and Plant Technologies - Pit and Quarry
Session #6 - 11:00am - 11:45am - Succession and Age of the Workforce 

Lunch - 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Wednesday Keynote - 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - "My Brain Made Me Do It: Psychological drivers of employee behavior" - Justin Ganschow, Caterpillar Safety Services

Door Prizes and Final Remarks

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