Feb. 3-4, 2022

Scottsdale, Arizona

Feb. 3-4, 2022

Scottsdale, Arizona

2022 Agenda

2022-02-03
2022-02-03
2022-02-04
2022-02-04
07:30 - 08:00
Registration and Hot Breakfast
08:00 - 08:15
Welcome
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Sam Ariaratnam, Ph.D., P.E., P.Eng.
Construction Engineering Program Chair in the School of Sustainable Engineering & the Built Environment | Arizona State University
Focus Area 1: Risk Mitigation and Environmental Considerations
08:15 - 09:15
OEM Steps Toward Damage Mitigation (Cory Maker, Subsite and Chris Thompson, Ditch Witch)
OEM Steps Toward Damage Mitigation (Cory Maker, Subsite and Chris Thompson, Ditch Witch) image
Cory Maker
Manager, Product Marketing | Ditch Witch
OEM Steps Toward Damage Mitigation (Cory Maker, Subsite and Chris Thompson, Ditch Witch) image
Chris Thompson
Product Marketing Manager | Ditch Witch
09:15 - 09:45
Environmental Noise Control for HDD Projects (Matt Cott, Behrens Environmental Noise Control)
Environmental Noise Control for HDD Projects (Matt Cott, Behrens Environmental Noise Control) image
Matt Cott
Director of Sales and Business Development | Behrens Environmental Noise Control
09:45 - 10:15
Preventing Inadvertent Returns (Randy Peterson, Wyo-Ben, Inc.)
Preventing Inadvertent Returns (Randy Peterson, Wyo-Ben, Inc.) image
Randy Peterson
Account Manager | Wyo-Ben, Inc.
10:15 - 10:45
Refreshment Break
10:45 - 12:15
Geotechnical Investigations and Settlement Risk Evaluation (Dr. David Bennett, Bennett Trenchless Engineers)
Geotechnical Investigations and Settlement Risk Evaluation (Dr. David Bennett, Bennett Trenchless Engineers) image
David Bennett, PhD, P.E.
Principal | Bennett Trenchless Engineers
12:15 - 13:00
Lunch Break (Sponsor presentation by LaValley Industries)
Focus Area 2: HDD Design, Estimating, and Drilling Fluids
13:00 - 14:00
Evaluating Hydrofracture Risks and Pipe Stresses through Advanced Design and Preparation (Matthew Wallin, Bennett Trenchless Engineers)
Evaluating Hydrofracture Risks and Pipe Stresses through Advanced Design and Preparation (Matthew Wallin, Bennett Trenchless Engineers) image
Matt Wallin
Partner, Senior Project Manager | Bennett Trenchless Engineers
14:00 - 15:15
Drilling Fluids, Solidification, and Grouting
Drilling Fluids, Solidification, and Grouting image
Clint Recker
Product Manager | Vermeer Corporation
Drilling Fluids, Solidification, and Grouting image
Chris Bower
Business Development | BPM Halliburton
15:15 - 15:45
Refreshment Break
15:45 - 16:30
Methods for Estimating an HDD Project (Aaron Cohen, Apollo Trenchless/ASU)
Methods for Estimating an HDD Project (Aaron Cohen, Apollo Trenchless/ASU) image
Aaron Cohen
Lecturer | Apollo Trenchless/ASU
16:30 - 16:35
Day One Wrap-up
17:30 - 19:30
Networking Reception at The Riot House
07:30 - 08:00
Registration and Hot Breakfast
Focus Area 3: Undergrounding High Voltage Power Transmission Lines
08:00 - 09:00
Use of HDD for Installing High Voltage Power Transmission (Dennis Doherty, Kleinfelder)
09:00 - 10:00
Fusible PVC® Conduit/Casings and the Undergrounding of the US Power Grid (Tom Marti, Underground Solutions)
Fusible PVC® Conduit/Casings and the Undergrounding of the US Power Grid (Tom Marti, Underground Solutions) image
Tom Marti
Vice President, Engineering & Technology | Underground Solutions
10:00 - 10:30
Refreshment Break
10:30 - 11:30
Developments within Trenchless Pipe and Cable Installation Technologies (Michael Lubberger, Herrenknecht)
11:30 - 12:15
Panel Discussion “Lessons Learned in Underground High Voltage Power Lines”
12:15 - 13:00
Lunch Break
13:00 - 14:00
Walkover Locating: New Technologies (Siggi Finnsson and Mark Gallucci, Digital Control, Inc.)
Walkover Locating: New Technologies (Siggi Finnsson and Mark Gallucci, Digital Control, Inc.) image
Siggi Finnsson
Product Manager | Digital Control Inc.
Walkover Locating: New Technologies (Siggi Finnsson and Mark Gallucci, Digital Control, Inc.) image
Mark Gallucci
General Manager, Customer Service | Digital Control Inc.
14:00 - 15:00
Considerations for Drilling in Hard and Adverse Ground Conditions.
Considerations for Drilling in Hard and Adverse Ground Conditions. image
Clint Recker
Product Manager | Vermeer Corporation
15:00 - 15:30
Refreshment Break
Focus Area 4: Vacuum Excavation and Tooling
15:30 - 16:00
The Basics of Hydro-Excavation and the Benefits for HDD Projects
The Basics of Hydro-Excavation and the Benefits for HDD Projects image
Nick DeMagistris
Hydrovac National Sales Manager, Transwest
15:30 - 16:00
Group Discussion
15:45 - 16:15
TBD
16:00 - 16:15
Course Wrap-up and Distribution of Attendee Certificates
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