Mentorship Doesn’t Need to be Formal
Speaker: Steve Soldati, P.E., Aegion

Gain perspective and tools for incorporating a mentorship-style mindset, no matter your background, career choice, or current standing, to create a better roadmap for young professionals.


Emergency Force Main Repair Using Pressure CIPP
Speakers: Lauren Kubin, P.E., North Texas Municipal Water District; Tim Peterie, Insituform Technologies

Details about emergency repair of a 16” sanitary sewer force main, for the North Texas Municipal Water District, utilizing pressure CIPP in a heavily congested utility corridor.


Semi-Structural Lining Solutions for Pressure Pipe Applications with Multiple Bends
Speaker: Andrew Costa, Insituform Technologies

Discussion will focus on the advancement of semi-structural liners and their applications in pressurized pipelines, specifically in challenging applications, such as subaqueous and aerial crossings with multiple bends. Historically, these applications have rendered replacement, as well as other trenchless methods, costly and impractical.


Class IV Fully Structural Slipline Applications
Speakers: Robert Tatum, Underground Solutions; Bobby Palm, AVCON

Explore the trenchless rehabilitation of existing pipelines using continuous thermoplastic pipe materials in accordance with Class IV fully structural classification requirements defined in AWWA M28. Several case studies will illustrate that compared with conventional dig and replace methods, sliplining can significantly reduce installation cost and permitting requirements.

10:30 am-12 pm

Panel Discussion: Collaborative Delivery 101
Moderator: Adam Corn, Garney Construction
Panelists: Mark Addison, Polk County Utilities; Beth DiMeo, JEA; Nate Hillard, Wharton Smith; Chris Kuzler, Ardurra; Will Poczejak, Garney Construction; Leslie Samel, Mott MacDonald

Join us as subject-matter-expert owners, designers, contractors, and suppliers discuss Design-Build, CMAR, and P3 project delivery methods, providing understanding and insight, and opportunity for audience interaction.

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