The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) is now accepting abstracts for its 2012 No-Dig Show in
Prospective authors are invited to submit a 300-word abstract outlining the scope of their paper and the principal points of benefit to the trenchless industry. The abstracts must be submitted electronically via the No-Dig Show Web site at: www.nodigshow.com by June 30, 2011.
The 2012 No-Dig Show Program Committee will review abstracts in mid-July, and notify the primary authors of acceptance immediately afterward. To ensure meaningful technical content, all papers will be peer-reviewed. Final papers will be published in the conference proceedings.
Abstracts from the following subject areas are of interest to the No-Dig Show Program Committee:
Pipeline Inspection and Locating
Subsurface Utility Engineering
I&I and Leak Detection
Cutting-Edge Advances in Pipeline and Manhole Rehabilitation
Cured-in-Place Pipe Lining
Lining Materials and Application Methods
New Concepts for Trenchless Equipment, Materials and Methods
Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD)
New Applications for Boring Techniques (Auger Boring and Pipe Ramming)
Pilot Tube Boring (Tunneling)
Trenchless Research and Development
University and Industry Initiatives
Education and Training
Environmental Incentives, Challenges and Sustainability
Sustainable Construction Practices
Selection Criteria for Contractors
Development of Submittal Requirements
Measuring Quality Assurance/Quality Control
Project Budgeting and Prioritization
Selection Criteria for Materials
Funding for “Green” Technologies
Social Costs and Impacts
Industry Trends, Issues and Concerns
Questions? Please contact: George Ragula, 2012 No-Dig Show Program Chair, phone: 973-430-8561, e-mail: email@example.com; Kimberlie Staheli, 2012 No-Dig Show Program Co-Chair, phone: 425-205-4930, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Michael Willmets, NASTT Executive Director, phone: 613-424-3036 (Canada) and 703-351-5252 (U.S.), e-mail: email@example.com; and Angela Ghosh, Assistant Executive Director, phone: 330-491-0058, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abstracts may be submitted electronically via www.nodigshow.com by June 30, 2011. Sorry we are not accepting submissions via e-mail, fax or regular mail.