Deadline Nears to Submit Abstracts for the 2017 Trenchless Technology Road Show

The inaugural Trenchless Technology Road Show sponsored by CATT, Benjamin Media and NASTT-BC exceeded expectations. The 2015 show, held in Vancouver Nov. 17-19, included a sold-out exhibit hall and live demonstrations by Canadian Induracoat Corp. and Inserta-Tee. The Trenchless Technology Road Shows allow participants to network with a cross section of professionals throughout the industry.

The inaugural Trenchless Technology Road Show sponsored by CATT, Benjamin Media and NASTT-BC exceeded expectations. The 2015 show, held in Vancouver Nov. 17-19, included a sold-out exhibit hall and live demonstrations by Canadian Induracoat Corp. and Inserta-Tee. The Trenchless Technology Road Shows allow participants to network with a cross section of professionals throughout the industry.



The deadline to submit abstracts for consideration to be part of the 2017 Trenchless Technology Road Show in Vancouver (Richmond), British Columbia, Canada is Nov. 4.

The biennial Trenchless Technology Road Show is a partnership between Benjamin Media Inc. (publisher of Trenchless Technology and Trenchless Technology Canada) along with the British Columbia chapter of the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT-BC) and the Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies (CATT). The show will take place Sept. 25-27, 2017, at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Vancouver (Richmond), British Columbia.

This show follows on the inaugural 2015 Trenchless Technology Road Show in Vancouver, that attracted  more than 250 attendees, 40 exhibitors, live demonstrations and two full days of state-of-the-art technical presentations.

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Submit abstracts online at trenchlessroadshow.ca until 10 p.m. Pacific Time, Nov.  4, 2016. The conference’s Technical Committee will review and determine which abstracts will be included for presentation.

For abstract questions, contact Alice Seviora, at alice.seviora@uwaterloo.ca or 519-888-4770.

The Technical Committee is accepting abstracts in the following areas:

• New and or novel trenchless technologies and/or products

• Case studies that demonstrate unique trenchless applications, design and/or use of trenchless construction method

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• Case Studies that demonstrate trenchless cost savings

• Trenchless greenhouse gas emissions and social cost savings

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• Water/wastewater infrastructure asset management

• Water/wastewater renovation and condition assessment

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• Trenchless pipeline construction using pipe jacking, auger boring, pipe ramming, directional drilling, microtunnelling, and tunnelling techniques

• Trenchless rehabilitation by cured-in-place pipe (CIPP), slip-lining, pipe bursting, and grouting

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• Geotechnical considerations for trenchless projects.

• Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) practices and case studies

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• Gravity and pressure pipeline design

• Utility damage prevention

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Abstract authors will be notified on the selection status by early December 2016 and a preliminary program will be available by mid-December.

The organizers encourage submission of abstracts from engineers and technicians, city/municipal engineers and technicians, technology suppliers, contractors, academics, graduate students, regulatory bodies and federal/provincial government personnel.

How will you benefit if your abstract is selected?

1) Give an expert presentation to a targeted audience of key industry stakeholders

2) Receive preferred attendee conference pricing

3) Gain acknowledgement as a technical expert on the conference technical program and on the conference website

4) Earn Continuing Education Units (CEU’s)

5) Acquire industry exposure across Canada and Northwest United States

For questions regarding exhibiting or sponsorship, contact Brittany Cline at bcline@benjaminmedia.com or 330-467-7588. For questions regarding attendance, contact Benjamin Media at 330-467-7588 or email confeernces@benjaminmedia.com.

 

 
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