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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2018

7:30 am
Registration opens and a continental breakfast
is provided
8:00 am – 8:15 am
Welcome
Timothy Coss, Microtunneling, Inc.
8:15 am – 9:15 am
Introduction to Microtunneling
Troy Stokes, Akkerman
9:15 am – 10:15 am
Geotechnical Risk
Greg Raines, Stantec
10:15 am – 10:30 am
Networking Break
10:30 am – 11:15 am
MTBM Optimization based on Ground Conditions
Andreas Thiele, mts
11:15 am – 11:45 am
Permalok Pipe
Trevor Gonterman, Permalok
11:45 pm – 12:45 pm
Lunch
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm
Ground Freezing
Larry Applegate, SoilFreeze
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Shaft Construction Methods
Glenn Boyce, McMillen Jacobs Associates
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Hydro/Pump Storage Method
Lindsay George, PhD, PE, Small Hydro Consulting, LLC
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Networking Break
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Mechanized Trenchless Methods
Gerhard Lang, Herrenknecht AG
4:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Reflection on 30 Years Ago
Paul Nicholas, AECOM
4:45 pm – 5:15 pm
Rock Microtunneling
Levent Ozdemir, Ozdemir Engineering

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2018

7:30 am
Registration opens and a continental breakfast
is provided
8:00 am – 8:30 am
Thompson Pipe Group
Mike Leathers, Thompson Pipe Group
8:30 am – 9:30 am
2018 Legal Update: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Tom Rosenberg, Roetzel & Andress
9:30 am – 10:15 am
Axial Loads, Thrust Reaction & Shaft Design
Todd Kilduff, Kilduff Underground Engineering
10:15 am – 10:30 am
Networking Break
10:30 am – 11:00 am
Microtunneling Long Drives in Rock
Todd Brown, Bradshaw Construction Corporation
11:00 am – 11:30 am
Curved Drive Technology
Marius Cornea, VMT
11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Managing Risks in Mixed Face Considering
Cutter Wear
Steve Hunt, CH2M
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Lunch
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
Jack Control, Hydraulic Joint Pipe Method
Cyrill Althuser, Jackcontrol AG
1:45 pm – 2:15 pm
Tri-Loc Steel Pipe
Tony Baker, Trinity Products
2:15 pm – 2:45 pm
Contractors 2,800 Ft. Drive in Cleveland, Ohio
John Grennan, Ward & Burke
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Networking Break
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Working with Small Municipalities while Microtunneling in Sherwood Park, AB, Canada
Mike Davolt, Michels Canada
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Construction Management
Lee Abramson, Kleinfelder
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Gyro Compass Navigation System
Keisuke Furuya, Rasa Corporation
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Boulder Marriott – Montrachet Room: 2660 Canyon Blvd. Boulder, CO

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2018

7:30 am
Registration opens and a continental breakfast
is provided
8:00 am – 8:30 am
Hobas Pipe
Rene Garcia, Hobas Pipe
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Contractors Views and “Whatevers”
Don Bergman, Frank Coluccio Construction
9:30 am – 10:15 am
Slurry Solids Separation
Barry Sorteberg, Clean Slurry Technology
10:15 am – 10:30 am
Networking Break
10:30 am – 10:45 am
North American Microtunneling Association (NAMA)
Lester Bradshaw, Bradshaw Construction
10:45 am – 11:30 am
Golden Nuggets and “Whatnots”
Dennis Molvik, Northwest Boring, Inc.
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Comparing Long Distance MT to Direct Pipe
Ingo Justen, Tunnel Services, GmbH
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Challenges of Direct Pipe Installations
Ingo Justen, Tunnel Services, GmbH
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Ancillary Equipment
Ratchapit (Oh) Dejthai, Microtunneling, Inc.
3:15 am – 3:30 am
Networking Break
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
DSC Claims From an Engineer’s  Perspective
Julian Prada, Stantec
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Reflections from an Engineer After 25 Years
Craig Camp , GHD
7:00 pm
Reception & Banquet Dinner
*A ticketed event.
Location: The Historic Hotel Boulderado
*Achievement Awards
Lee Abramson, Kleinfelder; Steve Caneen, Huxted Tunneling; Ingo Justin, Tunnel Services Group; Michael Ellis, Trenchless Equipment Company
*Military Veteran Scholarship Presentation
*Master of Microtunneling Awards
(industry recognition for 20, 25, 30 years of service)