(Dates to be announced)
Golden, Colorado USA

Check-in is required for all participants on the first day of attendance. A continental breakfast is available before class on each day.

The information presented below applied to the 2016 session. Updated information for 2017 will be available soon.

Wednesday • March 16
7:30Check-in and late registrationRegistration Desk
8:00Welcome and IntroductionsMike MooneyColorado School of Mines (CSM)
8:15Why Monitor?Allen Marr Geocomp
8:45Making Measurements: An OverviewShaun DustinCampbell Scientific
10:15In-ground Settlement and Inclination MonitoringRudy Saavedra Slope Indicator
10:45Load, Strain, and Stress MeasurementsPierre Choquet RST Instruments
11:15Groundwater Pressure MonitoringTony Simmonds, Aaron Grosser Geokon, Barr Engineering
1:00GNSS and Total Station 101David Rutledge Leica Geosystems
1:40Ground Based Radar Interferometry: Principles and ApplicationsBen Lowry Trimble
2:10Airborne Remote Sensing of InfrastructureCathleen Jones NASA JPL
3:05Rock Slope Monitoring from UAV and Helicopter PhotogrammetryDave Gauthier BGC Engineering
3:30GeoDRONEologyRon BellAerobotic Geophysical Systems
4:00Advanced InSAR Techniques to Detect Surface DisplacementsBruce MacdonaldTRE-Altamira
4:30Vendor Presentations, Demonstrations, and Welcome Reception


RST Instruments



Bridge Diagnostics Inc


Leica Geosystems

Thursday • March 17
8:00Day 1 Recap and Overview of Day 2Mike Mooney CSM
8:15Geophysics and NDE for Geotechnical and Structural MonitoringLarry Olson, Phil Sirles Olson Engineering
9:15Wireless Sensors and Sensor NetworksBlanca Payas, Claudia AbàncóWorldsensing
10:15Systematic Planning of an I&M System: LectureAllen Marr Geocomp
11:00Observational Method Approach to Monitor Construction of Large Highway Embankments in Active Landslide TerrainGeorge Machan, Darren BeckstrandLandslide Technology
1:00Data Management System FundamentalsAndres Thorarinsson Vista Data Vision
1:40Geotechnical Construction and Performance Monitoring with GISJamey Rosen Geosyntec
2:20Data Creation and Monitoring with BIMDoug Eberhard Autodesk
3:15Installation and Operation of a Remotely Monitored Instrumented GRS Test SiteMark Vessely Shannon & Wilson
4:00Hands-on Software Workshop, Demonstrations, and Reception



Vista Data Vision

Maxwell GeoSystems

Campbell Scientific


Friday • March 18
8:00Day 2 Recap and Overview of Day 3Mike Mooney CSM
8:15State of Practice: Dam MonitoringRichard Kelsic Bureau of Reclamation
9:00State of Practice: I&M in Mining IndustryAdam Dulmage Mine Design Technologies
10:00State of Practice: Tunnel and Urban Excavation Construction MonitoringLoic Gallison SolData
10:40State of Practice: Structural Health MonitoringScott Aschermann Bridge Diagnostics Inc
11:20State of Practice: Pipeline and Utility Monitoring and Asset ManagementTodd Roberts Roctest, Ltd.
1:00Contracting Specifications for I&MPanel Discussion
2:00Incorporating I&M into a Risk Management FrameworkAllen Marr Geocomp
2:30Geotechnical I&M for Transportation Asset ManagementScott Anderson FHWA
3:15Learning from Data: Emerging Information Engineering TechnologiesMike Mooney, Jacob Grasmick CSM
3:45Challenges, Needs and Opportunities, Including Emerging Markets, in IM&IEPanel Discussion
4:45Closing RemarksMike Mooney CSM

Participating Companies, Organizations, and Vendors