Risk Management in Underground Construction

Agenda Set for Risk Management in Underground Construction Course

The agenda for the 8th Risk Management in Underground Construction course has been announced. The course will be held Feb. 26-27, at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado.

The highly rated Risk Management in Underground Construction course provides a unique and engaging forum for stakeholders involved in large-scale underground projects, including contractors, owners, consultants, insurance companies, equipment manufacturers, and law firms. As tunneling projects get larger and more complicated, the issue of risk becomes more important.

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International industry experts with real-world experience will cover contracting practices, geotechnical baseline reports, funding, insurance, risk registers, and best practices. A networking reception will take place the evening of Feb. 26 and is included with conference registration. CEUs will be issued for Risk Management in Underground Construction attendees who request this certification.

Risk Management in Underground Construction is presented by Ozdemir Engineering, Microtunneling Inc. and Benjamin Media Inc., publisher of TBM: Tunnel Business Magazine and Trenchless Technology. Learn about the conference at undergroundriskmanagement.com.

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Risk Management in Underground Construction Agenda

Day 1, 2/26

Levent Ozdemir, Ozdemir Engineering – Welcome

Erika Moonin, Moonin Assoc. – Introduction to Risk Management (Invited)

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Ike Isaacson, Brierley Associates How to Write a Good GBR

Carrie Randolph-Loar, Stantec – Elements of a Successful Geotechnical Investigation

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Paul Nicholas, AECOM – TBMs and Ground Risk

Don Del Nero, WSP – Reducing Risk through Contract Provisions and Specifications

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Bob Goodfellow, Aldea- Case Histories: Practical Application of Risk Management Strategies

David Hatem, Donovan Hatem – Early Contractor Involvement: Rethinking and Recalibrating Delivery Methods for Subsurface Projects

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John Reilly, HNTB – 30 Years of Advances in Risk Management and Risk-Based Cost and Schedule Analysis for Underground Projects

Legal Panel

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Day 2, 2/27

Bernard Catalano, BESSAC – Risk Management Starts at the Procurement Stage of Underground Projects: A Contractor’s Opinion

Matt Swinton, Kiewit – Contractor’s Approach to Risk

Nasri Munfah, Gall Ziedler – Urban Tunneling Challenges

Matt Koziol, Schnabel Engineering – Quantitative Cost and Schedule Risk Analyses

Claudio Ciminotti, Dragados – Risk Management on Large Projects (Invited)

Nicholas Bassett, FK Engineering – Segment 5 Rehabilitation: Challenges in Shaft Design Without Interrupting Service

Steve Kramer, COWI – Risks and Benefits of Alternative Delivery Methods

Dennis Boehm, Moretrench Industrial – A Keller Company – Managing Underground Risks with Ground Modification Methods

Owner’s Panel

SOURCE – Benjamin Media Inc.