2024-02-22
2024-02-22
2024-02-23
2024-02-23
07:30 - 08:00
Registration and Hot Breakfast
08:00 - 08:05
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
08:05 - 08:45
Special Keynote Address

The History of Horizontal Directional Drilling”

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Martin Cherrington
The Father of HDD
Focus Area 1: Steering Tools and Mapping
08:45 - 09:45
Precision Below: Bore Planning, Walkover Locating and Logging
Precision Below: Bore Planning, Walkover Locating and Logging image
Mark Gallucci
General Manager, Customer Service | Digital Control Inc.
Precision Below: Bore Planning, Walkover Locating and Logging image
Siggi Finnsson
Digital Control, Inc. 
09:45 - 10:15
Overview of HDD Guidance Technology 
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Jed Sheckler
Vector Magnetics
10:15 - 10:30
Refreshment Break
10:30 - 11:30
The Importance of Bore Radius in HDD
James Cloud
Brownline
Robert Cloud
Brownline
Focus Area 2: HDD Design and Evaluation
11:30 - 12:15
Geotechnical Investigations and Settlement Risk Evaluation
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Matt Wallin
Partner, Senior Project Manager | Bennett Trenchless Engineers
12:15 - 13:00
Lunch Break
13:00 - 13:45
Geotechnical Investigations and Settlement Risk Evaluation (Continued)
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Matt Wallin
Partner, Senior Project Manager | Bennett Trenchless Engineers
13:45 - 14:45
Evaluating Hydrofracture Risks and Pipe Stresses through Advanced Design and Preparation
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Mary Neher
Senior Project Engineer | Bennett Trenchless Engineers
14:45 - 15:00
Refreshment Break
Focus Area 3: Drilling Fluid Applications
15:00 - 16:15
Introduction to Drilling Fluids and Grouting
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Jim Mabrey
BPM Halliburton
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Clint Pitman
General Manager | Drilling Mud Direct
16:15 - 16:45
Solids Control and Mud Recycling
Eamon Oveissy
Derrick Corporation
16:45 - 17:00
Day One Wrap-up
17:30 - 19:30
Networking Reception at The Riot House
07:30 - 08:00
Registration and Hot Breakfast
Focus Area 4: Undergrounding and Innovations
08:00 - 09:00
Smart Connected Jobsites: How Digitally Mapping and Documenting Jobs Can Help Contractors Comply with New Requirements
Smart Connected Jobsites: How Digitally Mapping and Documenting Jobs Can Help Contractors Comply with New Requirements image
Chris Thompson
Product Marketing Manager | Ditch Witch
Smart Connected Jobsites: How Digitally Mapping and Documenting Jobs Can Help Contractors Comply with New Requirements image
Cory Maker
Manager, Product Marketing | Ditch Witch
Nik Taylor
Utilicor Technologies
09:00 - 10:00
HDD with Fusible PVC® 
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Tom Marti
Vice President, Engineering & Technology | Underground Solutions
10:00 - 10:15
Refreshment Break
10:15 - 11:15
Innovation in HDD: Electrified Drilling and Its Role for Economic Efficiency and Environmental Protection
Jeremy Stenslie
Herrenknecht
11:15 - 12:15
How Bore Planning Helps Prevent Utility Strikes
Brent Bardwell
Vermeer Corporation
12:15 - 13:00
Lunch Break
13:00 - 13:30
HDD Operations Noise Impact Management and Control
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Matt Cott
Director of Sales and Business Development | Behrens Environmental Noise Control
13:30 - 14:00
The Basics of Hydro-Excavation Equipment & How It Supports the Underground Utility Sector
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Nick DeMagistris
Hydrovac National Sales Manager, Transwest
14:00 - 14:45
Methods for Estimating an HDD Project
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Aaron Cohen
Lecturer | Apollo Trenchless/ASU
14:46 - 15:00
Refreshment Break
15:00 - 15:45
Group Discussion (Topics: Future Markets, Workforce Development, and Supply Chain)
15:45 - 16:00
Course Wrap-up and Distribution of Attendee Certificates
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