Special Seminars

Pre-Conference Courses
Sunday, April 13, 2014 | 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

NASTT’s Trenchless Technology Short Course – New Installation / Room: Captiva
Dr. David Bennett, Dr. Sam Ariaratnam & Collins Orton
Description: This introductory short course is ideally suited for both newcomers to the industry and for anyone who is interested in seeking a refresher course on trenchless technology methods. This session covers new construction techniques – microtunneling, HDD, pipe jacking, auger boring and pipe ramming.

NASTT’s Trenchless Technology Short Course – Rehabilitation / Room: Tallahassee
Jennifer Glynn & Kevin Bainbridge
Description: This introductory short course is ideally suited for both newcomers to the industry and for anyone who is interested in seeking a refresher course on trenchless technology methods. The rehabilitation session provides an overview of the methods available to public works and sewer agencies to rehabilitate water and sewer systems without the need for excavation.

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Cost to Attend: $200 Regular/$100 Government. Includes attendance to the course, course handouts and a Continuing Education Unit certificate issued by Louisiana Tech University.


Tuesday, April 15, 2014 |10:20 am – 12:00 pm

CIPP Forum / Sun AB
This unique panel discussion will focus on the following four topics:
•    History of CIPP
•    CIPP Technologies Available Today
•    Industry Standards
•    Cost Value Benefits
The following industry experts will be on hand to share their experiences:
•    Ian Doherty, President, Trenchless Design Engineering Ltd.
•    Ed Kampbell, President, Rehabilitation Resource Solutions
•    Gerry Muenchmeyer, Principal, Muenchmeyer Associates LLC
•    Lynn Osborn, VP Engineering Technology, Insituform Technologies Inc.
•    Kaleel Rahaim, Business Manager, Interplastic Corporation
•    John Schroeder, Conveyance Market Leader, CDM Smith
•    Jim Shelton, Program Director, Malcolm Pirnie/ Arcadis
Moderator: Larry Kiest, Jr., President, LMK Technologies

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Cost to Attend: This session is open to all full conference and Tuesday one-day conference attendees!


Post-Event Courses
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 – Thursday, April 17, 2014

NASTT’s Cured-In-Place Pipe Good Practices Course
Kaleel Rahaim & Chris Macey
Wednesday, April 16th, 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Thursday, April 17th, 8:30 am – 1:00 pm / Room: Emerald 3
Description: Cured-In-Place Pipe (CIPP) technology is an effective trenchless pipeline rehabilitation method that may help to address many of your city’s water and wastewater problems. CIPP is one of the most widely used and accepted pipeline rehabilitation methods. It significantly reduces infiltration and ex-filtration. CIPP is cost-effective and increases flow capacity. And because it is trenchless, traffic congestion and site disruption are significantly reduced.
Course Objective: The CIPP course provides an in-depth overview of wastewater mainline and lateral pipe rehabilitation using CIPP from planning and design to job completion.

NASTT’s Laterals Good Practices Course
Dr. Ray Sterling & Dr. Jason Lueke
Wednesday, April 16th, 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Thursday, April 17th, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm / Room: Emerald 8
Description: Millions of sewer laterals — the portion of sewer networks that connect individual properties to the public sewer network — exist throughout the United States and elsewhere. Many laterals have not been maintained and as a result, allow a significant amount of inflow and
infiltration (I/I) into sewer systems, which can lead to sanitary sewer overflows, increased costs and damage. Consequently, there is a compelling need to solve I/I problems of sewer laterals.
Course Objective: This course offers a clear understanding of the problems and relevant issues unique to the private lateral portion of the collection system network, explains available options for inspection, evaluation and repair of sewer laterals and address the financial and legal issues that affect the means by which necessary work can be accomplished.

NASTT’s Horizontal Directional Drilling Good Practices Guidelines Course
Dr. David Bennett, Dr. Sam Ariaratnam & Aaron Cohen
Wednesday, April 16th, 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Thursday, April 17th, 8:30 am – 2:30 pm / Room: Emerald 4
Description: If you have horizontal directional drilling questions or concerns, then we have the
answers for you! The HDD Good Practices Guidelines Course presents a unique opportunity for you to learn the key elements of a successful HDD project from planning to job completion, as well as to meet with a number of HDD specialists in the field who can help answer your questions and concerns not outlined in the course agenda.
Course Objective: The HDD Good Practices Guidelines course provides an in-depth overview of Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) and covers six topics: (1) operation and application; (2) equipment and materials; (3) planning, including surface and geological investigations, utility surveys, bore planning, and regulations and permitting; (4) jobsite safety; (5) risk reduction, trouble shooting and mitigation; and (6) design.

NASTT’s Pipe Bursting Good Practices Course
Collins Orton, Dr. Sam Ariaratnam & Dr. David Bennett
Wednesday, April 16th, 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Thursday, April 17th, 8:30 am – 12:00 pm / Room: Emerald 6
Description: Pipe bursting is the perfect no-dig process to replace an existing line with a completely new, larger pipe — without excavating. This construction technique is recognized as one of the only methods of trenchless rehabilitation that replaces an existing line with a completely new pipe, providing a total pipe replacement and allows for the replacement of an existing pipe with a new line of equal or larger diameter — to maintain or increase flow capabilities.
Course Objective: The NASTT Pipe Bursting Good Practices Course provides an in-depth overview of pipe bursting and covers four topic areas: (1) the types, methods and application of pipe bursting; (2) planning and preliminary design of a pipe bursting job; (3) design and construction considerations; and (4) troubleshooting and problem solving.

NASTT’s New Installation Methods Good Practices: Auger Boring, Pipe Ramming, Pipe Jacking and Pilot Tube Method Course
Dr. Glenn Boyce & Craig Camp
Wednesday, April 16th, 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Thursday, April 17th, 8:30 am – 1:00 pm / Room: Emerald 2
Description: This course will cover the following: the trenchless methods used for grade and alignment control and guidance; the limitations and advantages of each method discussed; the steps you need to follow “to know the underground”; how to establish the invert for a proper launch; the history, sizes, equipment options and process of excavating through different ground types, pipe materials; ways to track where the pipe is located underground; Installation and jacking forces and ways to reduce these forces; the best method to use through actual case studies, which are used to illustrate what can go wrong if the project is not designed for success.
Course Objective: The New Installation Methods Course addresses trenchless methods commonly used to install new pipe and casing. These methods include: (1) auger boring; (2) pipe ramming; (3) pipe jacking; and (4) the pilot tube method. Examples and case studies will be presented to assist attendees in determining which method is preferable to use under various project conditions and requirements.

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Cost to Attend: $400 Regular/$250 Government. Includes attendance to the course, course handouts and a Continuing Education Unit certificate issued by Louisiana Tech University.


Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
NASTT in conjunction with Louisiana Tech University will award one CEU/ten PDHs for every 10 hours of 6-track technical paper participation. CEUs/PDHs will also be awarded for the Trenchless Technology Short Course – New Installation, Trenchless Technology Short Course – Rehabilitation, Cured-In-Place Pipe (CIPP) Good Practices, Sewer Laterals Good Practices, Horizontal Directional Drilling Good Practices, Pipe Bursting Good Practices, and New
Installation Methods Good Practices. To be eligible to receive CEU’s you must:
• (1) make sure your name badge is scanned upon entering and leaving each conference session,
• (2) complete an evaluation form for each session attended, and
• (3) register to attend the No-Dig Conference sessions and/or register as a full conference exhibitor.