Pre-Conference Short Courses: Monday Sept 25, 2017 (more information coming soon).

Preliminary Technical Program (subject to change)!

Tuesday Sept 26, 2017
Start TimeEnd TimeEventLocation
7:00 AM5:00 PMRegistration
7:00 AM7:45 AMContinental Breakfast
7:30 AM7:45 AMOpening Remarks

Morning Sessions

Session 1: Horizontal Directional DrillingRoom: Minoru A
Start TimeEnd TimeTitleSpeaker(s)Affiliation
7:45 AM8:15 AMThe Importance of Drill Waste Mitigation and Fluid ManagementCraig JonesBOS Solutions
8:15 AM8:45 AMInnovative Approach to Deal with Interference on HDD ProjectsEileen Breum/Siggi FinnssonDigital Control
8:45 AM9:15 AMRefreshment Break
9:15 AM9:45 AMKaw WTP Water Transmission Main: Serving North Lawrence & BeyondJeff HeidrickBurns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc
9:45 AM10:15 AMHDD Technology Advancements Focused on Mitigating Environmental and Carbon FootprintsSeth MattheseniMPREG LLC
10:15 AM10:45 AMSuccessful HDD Projects - Lessons Learned by an Litigation ExpertDr. Mark KnightUniversity Of Waterloo
Session 2: Condition Assessment for Municipal PipelinesRoom: Minoru B
7:45 AM8:15 AMVoid Detection with Pipe Penetrating RadarCsaba Ekes
SewerVue
8:15 AM8:45 AMPotable Water Tunnel Inspection Utilizing Remote Technology with Long Tether Capabilities
Richard Engel
ASI Group Ltd.
8:45 AM9:15 AMRefreshment Break
9:15 AM9:45 AMLessons Learned 20 Leagues Under the Lake
Dennis Smith
IPE PIPE
9:45 AM10:15 AMTackling Water Utility Challenges Using Completely Portable Inspection Systems
Cody Warner
Deep Trekker
10:15 AM10:45 AMCase Studies in Condition Assessment using LiDAR, Sonar and CCTV
Csaba Ekes
SewerVue
Session 3: Pressure Pipe Renovation
Room: Minoru C
7:45 AM8:15 AMThe Superpipe: How CIPP Lining Can Maximize the Life of a Failing Watermain
Shaun McKaigue
FER-PAL Infrastructure
8:15 AM8:45 AMA New Quality Assurance Process for CIPP Installations
Tony Araujo
Paragon Systems Testing
8:45 AM9:15 AMRefreshment Break
9:15 AM9:45 AMHow Combining Technologies Benefits You Alois Multerer
Primus Line
9:45 AM10:15 AMSlip-lining Douglas Rd. Watermain No. 1
Marek Pawlowski
MJ Pawlowski and Associates
10:15 AM10:45 AMMaterial Selection and Design for CIPP Pressure Pipe LiningIan A. LancasterAegion
12:00 Noon1:00 PMLunch
11:00 AM11:15 AM
Exhibit Hall Ribbon Cutting
11:15 AM2:00 PM
Exhibit Hall and Demos
Demo Schedule
1:20 PM1:40 PMTBD
1:40 PM2:00 PMTBD

Afternoon Sessions

Session 4: Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE)
Room: Minuro A
2:00 PM2:30 PMIntroduction to SUE
Joseph Salazar
GeoScan Subsurface Surveys Inc.
2:30 PM3:00 PMSuction Excavation Technology Leads the Way
Ophir WainerT2 Utility Engineers
3:00 PM3:30 PMThe Newly Released TAC Guidelines and SUE Mapping Investigation: Impact on TrenchlessOphir Wainer
T2 Utility Engineers
3:30 PM4:00 PMNetworking Break
4:00 PM4:30 PMInnovative Solutions for Locating a Heavy Flow Sewer & the Design Impact on a Trenchless ProjectMichael Johnson
T2 Utility Engineers
4:30 PM5:00 PMProper Use of SUE in the Tendering Process and Impacts on Trenchless ProjectsSteve MurphyRegion of York
Session 5: Condition Assessment for Municipal Pipelines
Room: Minoru B
2:00 PM2:30 PMThe Advantages and Disadvantages of CCTV Inspection of Water Distribution Mains
Chuck Hansen
Electro Scan Inc.
2:30 PM3:00 PMThree Years of Electric Current Leak Detection Scanning: What Have We Learned?
Gordon Henrich
Robichaud
3:00 PM3:30 PMAchieving Multi-Sensor Inspection (MSI) for Watermains and Forcemains
Gordon Henrich
Pipeline Intregrity Technology
3:30 PM4:00 PMNetworking Break
4:00 PM4:30 PMWatermain Prioritization, Condition Classification and Grading System Rizwan Younis and Mark KnightCATT/University of Waterloo
4:30 PM5:00 PMA Proactive Approach to Pipeline Management: City of Vancouver Case Study
Justin Hebner
Pure Technologies Ltd.
Session 6: Gravity Pipe Renovation
Room: Minuro C
2:00 PM2:30 PMButtertubs Drive Sanitary Sewer Pipe Bursting Project
Greg Deacon
PW Trenchless
2:30 PM3:00 PMLaboratory Testing and Analysis of Geopolymer Pipe-lining Technology for Rehabilitation of Sewer & Stormwater Conduits, Part II – CMP Culvert Analysis
Joe Royer
Milliken
3:00 PM3:30 PMOutline for a Successful UV Liner Installation
Chris Schneider
Aries Industries
3:30 PM4:00 PMNetworking Break
4:00 PM4:30 PMTrenchless Rehabilitation Using CIPP and GRP
Christph Lindner
iMPREG LLC
4:30 PM5:00 PMBenefits of Understanding the Deterioration of Asbestos Cement (AC) Pressure and Gravity Pipe
Marek Pawlowski
Pyper Infrastructure Management Ltd
5:15 PM7:00 PM
Networking Reception & Raffle
Wednesday Sept 27, 2017
Start TimeEnd TimeEvent Location
7:00 AM5:00 PMRegistration
7:00 AM7:45 AMContinental Breakfast

Morning Sessions

Session 7: New Installations
Room: Minoru A
Start TimeEnd TimeTitleSpeaker(s)Affiliation
7:30 AM8:00 AMHydro Hammer
Harry Dickinson
The Tunneling Company
8:00 AM8:30 AMLarge Diameter Trenchless Pipe Installation Methods
Paul Nicholas
AECOM
8:30 AM9:00 AMTR Flex Ductile Iron Pipe for Trenchless Applications: Britannia Rd., Milton Ont. - Triple 450mm dia. Force MainPaul Stringer
Canada Pipe
9:00 AM9:20 AMRefreshment Break
9:20 AM9:50 AMMary Hill Bypass Port Mann Main No. 2
Mike Davolt
Michels
9:50 AM10:20 AMCost Effective Replacement of Water and Gas Services by Pipe SplittingAndy Braithwaite
Hammerhead
10:20 AM10:50 AMFusible PVC Done RightMarek KiedrowskiGHD
Session 8: Manholes/Culverts
Room: Minoru B
7:30 AM8:00 AMWhat's More Important - Quantity or Quality in Maintenance Hole Inspections
Gordon Henrich
Robichaud
8:00 AM8:30 AMManhole Inspection Technology
Jeff Paulik
RapidView LLC
8:30 AM9:00 AM3D Wireless Manhole Inspections
Pierre Mikhail
Cues Inc.
9:00 AM9:20 AMRefreshment Break
9:20 AM9:50 AMInnovative Manhole and Pipeline Rehabilitation Techniques Prove Worth in Two Very Different Situations
Scott Kelly
AP/M Permaform
9:50 AM10:20 AMCity of Richmond – No. 1 Road Box Culvert RehabilitationLeo Huang/Marek Pawlowski
City of Richmond
/MJ Pawlowski and Associates
10:20 AM10:50 AMCN RAIL 30”- 48” Culvert Repair in Eastern Canada
Michael O'Toole
Fernco
Session 9: Advancing the Trenchless Industry/Culverts

Room: Minoru C
7:30 AM8:00 AMTrenchless Technology Survey Questionnaire Data Analysis for Canadian Municipalities
Janga Thapa
Youngstown State University
8:00 AM8:30 AMAdvancing the Trenchless Industry, a Municipal Challenge
Jonathan Pearce
City of Waterloo/CATT
8:30 AM9:00 AMFair and Accurate RFPs – A Rehab Contractor’s Perspective
Shane McGee
Robichaud
9:00 AM9:20 AMRefreshment Break
9:20 AM9:50 AMProcurement Models for Culvert rehabilitation
David O'Sullivan
P W Trenchless Const Inc
9:50 AM10:20 AMEvolution of Culvert Inspection Program Techniques
Marek Pawlowski
MJ Pawlowski and Associates
10:20 AM10:50 AMCulvert Crushing via Pipe Ramming’Andy BraithwaiteHammerhead
12:00 Noon1:00 PMLunch
9:30 AM1:00 PM
Exhibit Hall
1:00 PM1:15 PMState of Canada's Trenchless Industry
Dr. Mark Knight
University of Waterloo
1:15 PM1:50 PMKeynote Speaker - TBD

Afternoon Sessions

Session 10: Tunnelling
Room: Minoru A
2:00 PM2:30 PMFiberglass Jacking Pipe Provides Trenchless Upgrade to Las Vegas Sewers
Cal Reaume
Corix Water Products
2:30 PM3:00 PMGuided Boring Application Variety: Extended Diameters and Harder Geology
Chris Sivesind
Akkerman
3:00 PM3:30 PMThe Pilot Tube Installation Method and Case Studies
David Gill
Logan Clay Products
3:30 PM3:45 PM
Networking Break
3:45 PM4:15 PM
Pushing the Limits of Slurry Microtunneling and Direct Pipe in North America
Gerhard Lang
Herrenknecht
4:15 PM4:45 PM
Hydraulic Joint Pushes the Limits in Curved Microtunneling
Cyrill Althuser
Jackcontrol AG
Session 11: Case Studies
Room: Minoru B
2:00 PM2:30 PMBurrard Street Storm Tunnel – Success in Difficult Ground
Jason Lueke
Associated Engineering
2:30 PM3:00 PMCIPP for Hespeler Trunk Sanitary Sewer
Bradley Marin
GHD
3:00 PM3:30 PMA Proactive Approach to Pipeline Management: City of Vancouver Case Study
Justin Hebner
Pure Technologies Ltd.
3:30 PM3:45 PMNetworking Break
3:45 PM4:15 PMPreserving Victoria's History – GRP Rehabilitation of Brick Drain Under Ross Bay Cemetery
Mike Brady
AECOM
4:15 PM4:45 PMRehabilitation of 1550mm x 995mm Arch Culvert at Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria BC
Andy Sherwin
Channeline Inetrnational