Trenchless Technology Road Show Coming to Niagara Falls
April 11, 2016The Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies (CATT) and Benjamin Media will once again join forces to host the Trenchless Technology Road Show in Niagara Falls, May 17-19. This year’s theme is Out of Sight not Out of Mind.
The Trenchless Technology Road Show comes to Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, to provide a platform to educate municipal, engineering and contractor personnel on the benefits of trenchless methods for sewer and water pipeline rehabilitation.
The 2014 event drew more than 400 attendees and the expectations are even higher for 2016. To accommodate for this anticipated growth, the conference has moved to the larger exhibit hall space at the Scotiabank Convention Centre.
May 17 features the “Trenchless Technology 101” and “Water Main Condition Classification and Renewal” short courses — led by the industry’s leading experts.
The two-day seminar (May 18-19) and trade show features more than 70 exhibiting companies — the most of any Trenchless Technology Road Show — a testament to the growth of the trenchless industry across Canada. The increased exhibit hall space also lends itself to larger 10×10 booths, giving exhibitors more space to network and meet with clients and potential clients.
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The Trenchless Technology Road Show seminars — 10 in all — highlight a variety of trenchless methods and are tailored to address the concerns of industry professionals.
The presentations contain the most up-to-date information on the best trenchless technologies and techniques to use in rehabilitation and new installation projects. On- the- job training certificate available upon request.
For more information on the Trenchless Technology Road Show, including a detailed schedule, visit
Dr. Peter Gallant, president and CEO of the Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP), will address how WaterTAP can help Ontario water technology companies move global, as well as discuss his perspective on innovation, challenges and opportunities in the water industry.
Gallant is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience in the global water technology sector. As the founding president and CEO of Kingston, Ontario-based Pathogen Detection Systems Inc. (PDS), he led the development of a novel automated microbial detection system. In 2009, PDS was acquired by Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies, a division of the world’s largest environmental services company — and became ENDETEC — the global water quality sensor platform for Veolia Water.
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From 2009 until April 2015, Gallant served as vice president, business development and regulatory affairs of ENDETEC, notably leading the team that secured the first-ever U.S. EPA approval for an automated microbiological testing system for regulatory compliance testing of drinking water samples under the Total Coliform Rule. Over his career he has founded and led a start-up in the software industry, has served in several advisory roles for government agencies and start-up companies, and he currently serves as co-chair of the Steering Committee of the American Water Works Association’s committee on barriers to innovation in the water sector.
He has authored or co-authored numerous technical publications, is a co-inventor on several patents on innovative water quality sensor technologies, and is a frequent speaker at industry events worldwide.
Prior to joining the WaterTAP management team, he served as a director of WaterTAP from its inception until March 2015, including most recently a term as vice chair of the board. Previously, he had been appointed by the Provincial Government to serve on the Ontario Council on University Affairs.
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WAYS TO SAVE
Save $200 ($150 on short courses) if you if you register by May 11. To register, go to catttrenchlessroadshow.ca/online-registration.
Once again, the Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls, 6361 Fallsview Blvd., serves as the host hotel for the Trenchless Technology Road Show. Book your hotel room by April 16 and get a discounted room rate of $119/night plus tax ($149/night for a falls view room). Call 866-873-9829 and use the discount CATT to receive the special rate.