April 27-29, 2022

The Scottsdale Stadium
Scottsdale, Arizona

April 27-29, 2022

The Scottsdale Stadium
Scottsdale, Arizona

Agenda

Wednesday
2022-04-27
Thursday
2022-04-28
Friday
2022-04-29
07:00 - 08:00
Registration & Hot Breakfast
08:00 - 08:15
Welcoming Remarks
08:15 - 09:00
Recent Complex Microtunneling Projects – Paul Nicholas | AECOM
Recent Complex Microtunneling Projects – Paul Nicholas | AECOM image
Paul Nicholas
Consultant/Contractor | AECOM
09:00 - 09:30
Microtunneling Pipes 101 – Carl Pitzer | Thompson Pipe
Microtunneling Pipes 101 – Carl Pitzer | Thompson Pipe image
Carl Pitzer
Trenchless Manager | Thompson Pipe Group
09:30 - 10:15
Construction of the York Durham Sewage System – John Grennan | Ward and Burke
Construction of the York Durham Sewage System – John Grennan | Ward and Burke image
John Grennan
Director | Ward & Burke
10:15 - 10:30
Networking Break
10:30 - 11:15
Direct Pipe Installation in Karst – Tucker Toelke | Michels
Direct Pipe Installation in Karst – Tucker Toelke | Michels image
Tucker Toelke
Assistant Alternative Delivery Manager | Michels Corporation
11:15 - 12:15
The Bay Park Conveyance Project by Design-Build – Rich Palmer | NE Remsco, and Glenn Boyce | McMillen Jacobs Associates
The Bay Park Conveyance Project by Design-Build – Rich Palmer | NE Remsco, and Glenn Boyce | McMillen Jacobs Associates image
Rich Palmer
Trenchless Division Manager | Northeast Remsco Construction
The Bay Park Conveyance Project by Design-Build – Rich Palmer | NE Remsco, and Glenn Boyce | McMillen Jacobs Associates image
Glenn Boyce, PhD., P.E.
Principal | McMillen Jacobs Associates
12:15 - 13:15
Networking Lunch
13:15 - 13:45
Concrete Pipe – Walt Siryk | United Underground Precast
Concrete Pipe – Walt Siryk | United Underground Precast image
Walter Siryk
President | United Underground Precast
13:45 - 14:30
Derrick Equipment/Clean Slurry Technology/Slurry/Slurry Handling
14:30 - 15:00
Steel Pipe II – Tony Baker | Trinity Pipe
Steel Pipe II – Tony Baker | Trinity Pipe image
Tony Baker
Trinity Pipe
15:00 - 15:15
Networking Break
15:15 - 16:00
Lessons Learned from the Rangeview Sanitary Trunk Pipeline Project (RST) – Darren O’Toole | Bothar
Lessons Learned from the Rangeview Sanitary Trunk Pipeline Project (RST) – Darren O’Toole | Bothar image
Darren O’Toole
Executive VP | Bothar
16:00 - 16:45
Launch/reception Air Seal Portals – Henry Obermeyer | Obermeyer Hydro
Launch/reception Air Seal Portals – Henry Obermeyer | Obermeyer Hydro image
Henry Obermeyer
President | Obermeyer Hydro, Inc.
16:45 - 17:30
Data Management in Microtunneling: New Microtunneling Support System (MSS) by Jackcontrol – Stefan Trumpi | Jackcontrol
Data Management in Microtunneling: New Microtunneling Support System (MSS) by Jackcontrol – Stefan Trumpi | Jackcontrol image
Stefan Trumpi-Althaus
CEO, | Jackcontrol
18:00 - 20:00
Welcome Reception at Canopy by Hilton Scottsdale Old Town
07:00 - 08:00
Registration & Hot Breakfast
08:00 - 08:30
Houston Water Capital Improvements through the abandonment of three existing Lift Stations – Markos Mengesha | City of Houston
Houston Water Capital Improvements through the abandonment of three existing Lift Stations – Markos Mengesha | City of Houston image
Markos Mengesha
Managing Engineer | Houston Public Works, Capital Projects
08:30 - 09:15
Metallurgy & MTBM Anti-Wear Implementation – Don Del Nero | WSP
Metallurgy & MTBM Anti-Wear Implementation – Don Del Nero | WSP image
Don Del Nero
Vice President and Tunnel Engineering Director | WSP
09:15 - 10:00
Direct Pipe Field Operations – Jonathan Barrie, Elise Chow and Maureen Carlin | Bothar
Direct Pipe Field Operations  – Jonathan Barrie, Elise Chow and Maureen Carlin | Bothar image
Maureen Carlin
Vice President, Engineering and Preconstruction | Bothar Inc.
Jonathan Barrie
Manager of Projects | Bothar
Direct Pipe Field Operations  – Jonathan Barrie, Elise Chow and Maureen Carlin | Bothar image
Elise Chow
Project Manager | Bothar
10:00 - 10:15
Networking Break
10:15 - 10:45
Fiberglass Pipe – Keithe Merl | Hobas Pipe
Fiberglass Pipe – Keithe Merl | Hobas Pipe image
Keithe Merl
Hobas Pipe
10:45 - 11:15
What is an Adequate Subgrade Investigation for Trenchless Construction? – Tom Olson | Olson Construction Law
What is an Adequate Subgrade Investigation for Trenchless Construction? – Tom Olson | Olson Construction Law image
Tom Olson
Partner | Olson Construction Law
11:15 - 12:00
Introduction to Shuttlemole – Tetsuaki Muroi, Toru Sato | Iseki Poly-Tech Inc.
Introduction to Shuttlemole – Tetsuaki Muroi, Toru Sato | Iseki Poly-Tech Inc. image
Tetsuaki Muroi
International Salesperson | Iseki Poly-Tech, Inc.
Introduction to Shuttlemole – Tetsuaki Muroi, Toru Sato | Iseki Poly-Tech Inc. image
Toru Sato
General Manager | Iseki Poly-Tech, Inc.
12:00 - 13:00
Networking Lunch
13:00 - 13:45
Mechanized Trenchless Methods for Small Diameters and New Developments – Gerhard Lang | Herrenknecht
Mechanized Trenchless Methods for Small Diameters and New Developments – Gerhard Lang | Herrenknecht image
Gerhard Lang
Business Development Manager - Utility Tunneling Division | Herrenknecht AG
13:45 - 14:30
Microtunneling in Gravel, Cobbles, Boulders and Mixed Ground – Steve Hunt | Black & Veatch
Microtunneling in Gravel, Cobbles, Boulders and Mixed Ground – Steve Hunt | Black & Veatch image
Steve Hunt
Southwest Tunnel Practice Lead | Black & Veatch
14:30 - 15:15
Granitic Rock Microtunneling – Les Bradshaw | Bradshaw Construction
Granitic Rock Microtunneling – Les Bradshaw | Bradshaw Construction image
Lester Bradshaw
President | Bradshaw Construction Corporation
15:15 - 15:30
Networking Break
15:30 - 16:15
Microtunneling Shaft Construction – Charles Luxford | Brierley Associates
Microtunneling Shaft Construction – Charles Luxford | Brierley Associates image
Charles Luxford
Construction Design/Contractor Support Sector Leader | Brierley Associates
16:15 - 17:00
New Developments in the Technical Field of Microtunneling – Ingo Justen | Tunnel Services Group
New Developments in the Technical Field of Microtunneling – Ingo Justen | Tunnel Services Group image
Ingo Justen
CEO and Co-Founder | Tunnel Services Group
17:00 - 18:30
NAMA Meeting (Invitation only) at Scottsdale Stadium
07:00 - 08:00
Registration & Hot Breakfast
08:00 - 08:30
Steel Pipe – Trevor Gonterman | Permalok/Northwest Pipe
Steel Pipe – Trevor Gonterman | Permalok/Northwest Pipe image
Trevor Gonterman
Sales Manager | Permalok
08:30 - 09:15
How to Prepare, Protect and Pursue Your Claim Rights – Tom Rosenberg | Roetzel
How to Prepare, Protect and Pursue Your Claim Rights – Tom Rosenberg | Roetzel image
Tom Rosenberg
Partner | Roetzel & Andress
09:15 - 10:00
More than just a Guidance System: A New Approach – Mathias Knoll | VMT
More than just a Guidance System: A New Approach – Mathias Knoll | VMT image
Mathias Knoll
Vice President | VMT (USA)
10:00 - 10:15
Networking Break
10:15 - 11:30
Contractor Panel

Moderator: Brenden Tippets | Nada Pacific

Panelists: John Grennan | Ward and Burke; Chris Bottoms | JW Fowler; John Beckos | BTrenchless; Darren O’Toole | IPC

Contractor Panel image
Brenden Tippets
Vice President Operations | Nada Pacific
Contractor Panel image
John Grennan
Director | Ward & Burke
Contractor Panel image
Chris Bottoms
Tunnel and Trenchless Division Manager | JW Fowler
11:30 - 12:00
Microtunneling Specifications – James Parkes | Schnabel Engineering
James Parkes
Senior Associate, Technical Tunneling Director | Schnabel Engineering
12:00 - 13:00
Networking Lunch
13:00 - 13:30
MTS System2: What It Is and Case Histories – Gilbert Kimpel | MTS
MTS System2: What It Is and Case Histories – Gilbert Kimpel | MTS image
Gilbert Kimpel
mts Perforator GmbH
13:30 - 14:15
Microtunneling For The Beaver Creek Phase IV Project, Albany, NY – Todd Kilduff | Kilduff Underground Engineering, and Anthony Hanley | Ward and Burke Tunneling
Microtunneling For The Beaver Creek Phase IV Project, Albany, NY – Todd Kilduff | Kilduff Underground Engineering, and Anthony Hanley | Ward and Burke Tunneling image
Todd Kilduff
Project Manager, Estimator, Engineer | Kilduff Underground Engineering
Microtunneling For The Beaver Creek Phase IV Project, Albany, NY – Todd Kilduff | Kilduff Underground Engineering, and Anthony Hanley | Ward and Burke Tunneling image
Anthony Hanley
Site Manager | Ward and Burke Tunneling
14:15 - 15:00
Curved Subaqueous Microtunnel Installation in Coastal El Salvador – David Sackett and Nick Strater | Brierley Associates
David Sackett
Engineering Geologist | Brierley Associates
Curved Subaqueous Microtunnel Installation in Coastal El Salvador – David Sackett and Nick Strater | Brierley Associates image
Nick Strater, P.G.
Trenchless Design Engineer | Brierly Associates
15:00 - 15:15
Networking Break
15:15 - 15:45
Houston’s Approach to Microtunneling — Monica Suarez | Parsons and Jeff Masek, Assistant Director for the Facilities Delivery Line in Capital Projects | Houston Public Works
Houston’s Approach to Microtunneling — Monica Suarez | Parsons and Jeff Masek, Assistant Director for the Facilities Delivery Line in Capital Projects | Houston Public Works image
Jeff Masek
Assistant Director for the Facilities Delivery Line in Capital Projects | Houston Public Works
15:45 - 16:15
South Hartford CSO – James Sullivan | AECOM
South Hartford CSO – James Sullivan | AECOM image
James Sullivan
Associate Vice President | AECOM
16:15 - 16:45
Microtunneling Equipment and Alternatives – Jim Barbera | Barbco
Microtunneling Equipment and Alternatives  – Jim Barbera  |  Barbco image
Jim Barbera
General Manager and co-owner | Barbco
16:45 - 17:00
Closing remarks and class certificates
18:00 - 19:00
Cocktail Reception at Scottsdale Stadium (Banyan Room)
19:00 - 21:00
Banquet Dinner at Scottsdale Stadium (Banyan Room)
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