We are seeking abstracts for presentations that demonstrate industry innovation, new products/processes, case studies that demonstrate advanced design and/or construction or lessons learned during construction. PLEASE TELL US WHY YOUR PRESENTATION WILL BE UNIQUE and of interest to the delegates.

Topics included but not limited to the following:

  • Trenchless Installation using Horizontal Directional Drilling, Pipe Jacking and Microtunnelling, Direct Pipe, Pipe Bursting, Pipe Slitting, Auger Boring, and Pipe Ramming

  • Pipeline Inspection and Condition Assessment

  • Trenchless Project Planning and Design

  • Sewer/Storm Water Pipeline/Culverts Rehabilitation/Renovation

  • Watermain/Pressure Pipe Renovation using CIPP, SIPP, Sliplining, Pipe Bursting, etc.

  • New and/or Novel Trenchless Technologies and/or Products

  • Case Studies Demonstrating Unique Applications, Design and/or Use of Trenchless Construction Method

  • Case Studies Demonstrating Trenchless Cost Savings

  • Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions and Social Cost Savings by Using Trenchless Technologies

  • Asset Management of Buried (water, wastewater, storm water, utilities) Infrastructure

  • Geotechnical considerations for reducing trenchless project delays and project costs.

  • Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Practices and Case Studies

  • Design of Gravity and pressure Pipelines

  • Utility Damage Prevention

  • Advances in Industry Standards

  • Trenchless Research Advancements

Additionally, please submit suggestions for panel discussion(s) that cover hot industry topics, for example, How to build Trenchless programs? CIPP and Styrene, etc.

Submission Deadline

Submissions must be made online by Friday, October 18, 2019.

Submission Requirements

  • Title

  • Author(s) with contact information

  • Abstract (maximum 500 words)

Presentation abstract should include: purpose/objective, methodology/approach, findings/results, and conclusions/implications and recommendations.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

2020 Trenchless Technology Road Show

Tel: (519) 888-4770


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Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1

Tel: (519) 888-4770