Postponed until 2018
Golden, Colorado USA

Planned Presenters

David Bennett - Bennett Trenchless

Marco Boscardin - Boscardin Consulting

Glenn Boyce - Jacobs Associates

Johnny Britt - Thompson Pump

Craig Camp - Mott MacDonald

Robin Dill - AECOM

Dennis Doherty - Haley & Aldrich

Brian Dorwart - Brierley Associates

Lisa Dwyre - WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff

Steve Fradkin - Stantec

Bob Goodfellow - Aldea

Paul Headland - Aldea

Heather Ivory - iTI

Steve Kramer - AECOM

Greg Landry - Moretrench

Ray Post - Huxted Tunneling

Paul Schmall - Moretrench

Barry Sorteberg - Clean Slurry Technology

Troy Stokes - Akkerman

Nick Strater - Brierley Associates

Craig Vandaelle - Michels

The program presented below is preliminary. A detailed agenda for the course will be available soon.

Tuesday • November 1
  • Introduction to Trenchless Technology
  • Site Logistics for Trenchless Projects
  • Geology as a Framework for Soil Site Investigation and Interpretation
  • Soil Site Investigation
  • Soil Field Testing
  • Soil Lab Testing
  • Geophysical Exploration Techniques for Soils
  • Case Studies: Soil Site Investigation and Classification
  • Lab: Soil Characterization and Testing for Trenchless Projects
  • Welcome Reception with Industry Exhibits
Wednesday • November 2
  • Geology as a Framework for Rock Site Investigation and Interpretation
  • Rock Site Investigation
  • Rock Field Evaluations
  • Borehole Testing
  • Rock Lab Testing
  • Geophysical Exploration Techniques for Rock
  • Hydraulic Characterization: Field and Laboratory Testing
  • Case Studies: Rock Site Investigation and Classification
  • Lab: Rock Characterization and Properties for Equipment Selection
  • Banquet Dinner
Thursday • November 3
  • Sources of Ground Loss
  • Consolidation
  • Approaches to Predict Settlement
  • Impact on Existing Facilities Due to Trenchless Construction
  • Ground Pressure Management
  • Case Studies: Controlling Ground Movements
  • Advantages/Limitations of Different Trenchless Technologies
  • Ground Management and Improvement
  • Risk Assessment and Management Methods
  • Geotechnical Risks
  • Risk and Contractual Measures
  • Case Studies: Impacts and Management of Geotechnical Risks
  • Lab: Soil Modification and Slurry Conditioning
  • Closing Reception and Panel Discussions
Friday • November 4
  • Field Visits