Welcome to the Institute of Asphalt Technology

The Institute is the professional body for persons working in the field of asphalt technology and related disciplines. Membership of the Institute includes personnel from the road contracting and supply industries, local authorities, universities, research organisations, consultants etc.

The IAT is a non-profit Institute and the membership forms a network of technical personnel in the UK, Ireland and overseas.

If this is your first visit, please read the About Us page.

IAT Annual Conference 2017

This year's IAT Annual Conference 'Driving Forward - Keeping pace with change in the Asphalt Industry' will be hosted by the Irish Branch on 14-15 June at the Johnstown House Hotel, Enfield, Co. Meath. You can find full details and book online at the dedicated Conference website:

IAT 2016 Yearbook

Available to read now!

  • 100 pages of special content, including:-
  • 3 Technical papers, all new for this issue
  • Comment from the President
  • Special reports from Branches
  • Plus all regular features
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Members click here to read now
IAT Golden Awards

The Institute's new initiative to encourage students to focus on asphalt. In the form of Branch and Presidential awards, click here for more details.

Become an IAT Member - online!
Our application process is now completed wholly online, from submission to acceptance. This system can also be used for membership upgrades. For more information on the values of being a member, click here.
IAT in Social Media
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Forthcoming IAT Events Summary
Irish Branch Training Day
2 Day Road Engineers Training Course

Scottish Branch
36th Annual Dinner

Scottish Branch
Falling Weight Deflectometer - Demystified
Stuart Guthrie

North East & Cumbria Branch
Night at Monte Carlo

Northern Ireland Branch
The Use of Drones in Highway Engineering
Martin O'Reilly



For a complete list of events (including non-IAT), please click here.