The NASTT 2020 No-Dig Show Call for Abstracts Deadline is June 30

Jun 10, 2019

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) is now accepting abstracts for its 2020 No-Dig Show in Denver, Colorado at the Colorado Convention Center April 5-9, 2020. 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.

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, Storm water, 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

The abstracts must be submitted electronically at NASTT’s website by June 30, 2019:

For more information about the conference, visit or call 330-467-7588. Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are available by contacting Brittany Cline at 330-467-7588 or email:


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