2009 International No-Dig Toronto Call for Abstracts

Jun 10, 2008

Deadline: June 13, 2008

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT), an affiliate organization of the International Society for Trenchless Technology, is now accepting abstracts for the 2009 International No-Dig Conference and Exhibition, March 29-April 3, in Toronto, Ontario Canada. Abstracts from the following subject areas are of interest to the No-Dig Program Committee:

Trenchless Research, Case Studies and Engineering Practice:

  • New Construction
  • Rehabilitation
  • Condition Assessment
  • Asset Management
  • Gas/Electrical/Telecommunications
  • Project Delivery Methods
  • Technology Assessment
  • Current Trenchless Research
  • Contracts and Specifications
  • Computer Applications
  • Construction Project Management
  • Risk Assessment and Management

Education and Training:

  • University-Industry Initiatives
  • Trenchless Education

Special Topics:
  • Infrastructure Security
  • Sustainable Construction Practices
  • Environmental Issues
  • Quality Control and Assurance
  • Lean Construction Processes
  • Legal Issues
Municipal Issues:
  • Selection Criteria for Contractors
  • Development of Submittal Requirements
  • Measuring Quality and Quality Control
  • Project Budgeting and Prioritization
  • Selection Criteria for Materials
Interested parties are invited to submit abstracts online at www.nodigshow.com. NASTT is not accepting abstracts via e-mail, regular mail or by fax. All abstracts must be submitted through the No-Dig web site. Deadline is June 13, 2008. Members of the No-Dig 2009 Program Committee will review abstracts on June 29, and authors will be notified immediately afterwards.

Questions? Please contact:
Joe Loiacono, 2009 International No-Dig Program Chairman
E-mail: jloiacono@sanexen.com
Phone: 405-652-9990,

Mike Willmets, NASTT Executive Director
E-mail: mwillmets@nastt.org
Phone: +1 703-351-5252 (in U.S) and +1 613-424-3036 (in Canada).

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