View NASTT’s No-Dig Show Services and Policies.
No, you do not have to be a member of NASTT to attend, but you do need to be a current member to register at the member rate. If you are not a member, you can register at the non-member rate which in return comes with an NASTT Individual Membership.
Contact Renee Corea, NASTT Membership Administrator, if you have questions regarding your membership.
NASTT, in conjunction with Louisiana Tech University, will award one CEU/ten PDHs for every ten hours of six-track technical paper participation. CEUs/PDHs will also be awarded for the Trenchless Technology Short Course – New Installation, Trenchless Technology Short Course – Rehabilitation, Grouting Course, Cured-in-Place Pipe (CIPP) Good Practices Course, Sewer Laterals Good Practices Course, Horizontal Directional Drilling Good Practices Course, Pipe Bursting Good Practices Course, New Installation Methods Good Practices Course, and Gas Good Practices Course. To be eligible to receive CEUs, you must:
Note: 11.5 PDHs or 1.15 CEUs are available if attending all three days of track sessions. Certificates will be mailed out within 90 days after the conference.
Registration will open October 1, 2018 and you can view all the registration option fees here.
You can register three ways:
Full Conference Member registrations includes access to all presentations and the exhibit hall all days of the conference. It also permits you into the Kick-Off Breakfast, NASTT’s Annual Educational Fund Auction and the Closing Luncheon.
Full Conference Non-Member registrations include an NASTT Individual Membership for 2019, so you will become a member after the show.
Exhibits Only Pass permits you into the exhibit hall all 3 days the hall is open, and you can also attend the Auction on Monday night.
One-Day Passes permit you to the sessions for your desired day, and the exhibit hall for all 3 days.
Full Conference Attendees: By registering as a Full-Conference Attendee, you have access to the Kick-off Breakfast, NASTT’s Annual Educational Fund Auction and the Closing Lunch. Please note the Kick-off Breakfast and Closing Luncheon are first-come, first-serve events; if you arrive on time, you should get a seat!
Exhibit Hall-Only Attendees: By registering as an Exhibit Hall-Only Attendee, you have access to the Exhibit Hall and NASTT’s Annual Educational Fund Auction. Don’t forget to check out the items in the Silent Auction. They will be on display near the registration booths when the conference begins.
Your registration confirmation should come to the email address you provided with your registration immediately following your submittal. Save your confirmation email. You will need to present the bar code included in your confirmation email at the onsite registration desk in order to receive your name badge.
Any cancellations must be submitted by 2/1/2019 for an 80% refund. No refunds will be issued after 2/1/2019.
Press registrations can be arranged, please contact Vicki Miner to facilitate those passes.
If you register by 2/1/2019 you will receive the Early Registration Rate.
NASTT’s 2019 No-Dig Show will take place at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois. Learn about the rates and how to book your hotel room here.
1. O’Hare International Airport is about a 5 minute drive to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Transportation options include:
2. O’Hare International Airport is also about a 5 minute drive to the Hyatt Regency (host hotel), guests can take advantage of the:
1. Midway International Airport is about a 36 minute drive to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.
2. Midway International Airport is also about a 35 minute drive to the Hyatt Regency (host hotel), transportation options include:
The exhibit hall is open for attendees during these specific hours, which are also non-compete hours:
Be sure to take advantage of the following networking events:
Monday, March 18, 2019, 7:30 – 9:15 AM – Full conference attendees are invited to rise and shine at the Kick-Off Breakfast! The morning will provide a fun mix of networking, good food, the much-anticipated NASTT and Trenchless Technology awards as well as unforgettable entertainment. This year’s esteemed awards will include NASTT’s 2018 Outstanding Papers in Rehabilitation and New Installation, as well as Trenchless Technology’s 2019 Person of the Year and 2018 Projects of the Year.
NASTT’s Annual Educational Fund Auction & Reception
Monday, March 18, 2019, 5:30 – 7:30 PM – Mark your calendars for NASTT’s fundraising social event of the year – the 18th annual Educational Fund Auction and Reception! Since 2002, NASTT has raised more than $1,000,000 to support our educational initiatives. Due to your generosity, NASTT is able to sponsor students’ attendance at the No-Dig Show, award scholarships and provide targeted training courses to the membership at large. This year’s event will feature an exciting auction, a costume contest and the popular Tropical and 50/50 raffles!
Gala Awards Dinner
Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 7:00-11:00 PM – You are cordially invited to attend the trenchless industry’s premiere awards dinner! Join leaders and colleagues from across the industry while we honor those who have accomplished outstanding achievement in their respective fields. NASTT will present and recognize its Hall of Fame Class of 2019, as well as the Chair’s Award for Outstanding Lifetime Service, the Trent Ralston Award for Young Trenchless Achievement and the Joseph L. Abbott Jr. Innovative Product Awards. (Note: this is a ticketed event, we recommend purchasing your tickets in advance online.)
Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 12:30 – 2:00 PM – The Closing Lunch is the final event of NASTT’s No-Dig Show. This great networking lunch will give everyone an opportunity to say goodbye to the friends they have met and make plans to work with these new contacts throughout the year. At the closing lunch you will hear from our next Program Chair Joe Lane on what is in store for NASTT’s 2020 No-Dig Show in Denver, Colorado.
NASTT’s No-Dig Show does not require any type of dress code. Be prepared to network with underground infrastructure professionals, colleagues and peers.
If you are attending the Gala Awards Dinner, the event is a black-tie affair. This is your opportunity to dress-up and celebrate the great achievements within the society of underground infrastructure.
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