NASTT’s 2019 No-Dig Show call for abstracts deadline is June 30

Jun 18, 2018

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) is now accepting abstracts for its 2019 No-Dig Show in Chicago, Illinois at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center on March 17-21, 2019.

Prospective authors are invited to submit a 250-word abstract outlining the scope of their paper and the principal points of benefit to the trenchless industry. The abstracts must be submitted electronically at NASTT’s website by June 30, 2018:

Abstracts from the following subject areas are of interest to the No-Dig Show Program Committee:

Potable Water and Pressure Systems
Pipeline Inspection, Locating, and Condition Assessment
Pipe Rehabilitation / Pipe Bursting
Emerging Technologies
Case Studies
Wastewater, Stormwater, and Non-pressure Systems
Advanced Pipeline Condition Assessment
I&I and Leak Detection
Pipeline and Laterals Rehabilitation
Pipeline Inspection, Locating, and Condition Assessment
Cured-in-Place Pipe Lining
Pipe Bursting
Spray Applied Linings
Manhole Rehabilitation
Case Studies
Energy Pipeline Systems
Pipeline Inspection, Locating, and Condition Assessment
Aging System Rehabilitation
New Trenchless Installation
Standards and Regulations
Trenchless Research and Development
University and Industry Initiatives
Education and Training
Industry Issues
Subsurface Utility Engineering
Submittal Requirements and Quality Assurance/Quality Control
Project Budgeting and Prioritization
Funding for “Green” Technologies
Selection Criteria for Contractors
Social Costs and Impacts
Carbon Footprint Reduction
Sustainable Construction Practices
Industry Trends, Issues and Concerns
Differing Site Condition Claims
New Installations – Tunneling, Boring and Pipe Ramming
New Concepts or Trenchless Equipment, Materials and Methods
New Applications for Boring Techniques (Auger Boring and Pipe Ramming)
Pilot Tube Boring (Tunneling)
Case Studies
Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD)
New Concepts and Applications for Horizontal Directional Drilling Equipment, Materials and Methods
Case Studies
New Concepts and Applications for Microtunneling Equipment, Materials and Methods
Case Studies
For more information about submitting an abstract, please contact Michelle Hill, NASTT Program Director, at or 888-993-9935.
For more information about NASTT’s 2019 No-Dig Show, visit or call 330-467-7588. Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are available by contacting Brittany Cline at 330-467-7588 or email:­­­
Founded in 1990, NASTT represents more than 2,000 members throughout the U.S.A and Canada who all promote better and more responsible ways to manage our underground infrastructure.


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