Utility Engineering is a branch of Civil Engineering that focuses on the planning, position, design, construction, operation, maintenance, and asset management of any and all utility systems, as well as the interaction between utility infrastructure and other civil infrastructure.
UESI - the Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute - allows opportunities for all those interested to collaborate in advancing the technical and professional practices of utility engineering and surveying. This seminar will provide an overview of the goals of the UESI, including various advancements in utility mapping technologies and standards. Viewpoints, needs, and issues from various stakeholders will be discussed, and will include speakers from the utility, consulting/construction, and municipal sectors.
Who should attend?
Engineering consultants, contractors, technologists, municipal employees, field technicians, suppliers, infrastructure asset managers and anyone else who has an interest in municipal pipelines and wants to keep abreast of emerging industry trends to save money and environment.
September 10, 2019 | Mississauga Grand, 35 Brunel Rd, Mississauga, ON, L4Z 3E8
UESI and Utility Risk Management
8:00 - 8:30 AM | What is SUE, Lawrence Arcand, T2 Utility Engineers
8:30 - 8:50 AM | One Call, Locates, Bill 8, Douglas Lapp, ORCGA
8:50 - 9:30 AM | Best Practices, Processes, Policies, Mark Knight, University of Waterloo
9:30 - 10:00 AM | SUE in the Context of RFPs – Client’s Perspective, Paolo Masaro, City of Richmond Hill
10:00 - 10:20 AM | Refreshment Break
10:20 - 10:50 AM | Overview and How to Write a Standard (ASCE 15, 26, 27, 28, 38), Jim Anspach, UESI
10:50 - 11:20 AM | Collection and Exchange of Utility Infrastructure Data (CSA S250) - How Canada is Leading the Charge - but Behind in Application, Shawn Maio, Planview
11:20 - 11:50 AM | SUE in the Context of Linear Infrastructure Design (water, oil/gas), Brad Marin, GHD
11:50 AM - 12:20 PM | Best Practices for Getting SUE Done, John Scaife, Cole Engineering
12:20 - 13:00 PM | Lunch & Demos
13:00 - 13:25 PM | Identification of Telco Structure in the Ground for Support and Claim Reduction with the use of SUE Investigation, Chris Gill, C. Tech Bell Canada
13:25 - 13:50 PM | “Canadianizing” Existing Standards, Blaine Hunt
13:50 - 14:20 PM | ASCE Adjunct Addition to Assist Municipalities for the Use of SUE within RFP Language, Jim Anspach, UESI
14:20 - 14:40 PM | Refreshment Break
14:40 - 15:00 PM | SUE Implementation and Value from the Utility Perspective, Brad Clark, Enbridge Utilitities
15:00 - 15:20 PM | Recognition of Utility Engineering within the PEO, Enforcement & Advisory Officer, PEO
15:20 - 15:40 PM | Differences Between Utility Survey and Legal Survey (AOLS), Pedro Sena
15:40 - 16:00 PM | Use of CSA S250 (Canadian as-built Standard), MTM vs UTM and its Uses in Ontario, Mark Tulloch
16:00 - 16:30 PM | Exploring the Colorado Law (mandatory SUE investigations on Linear Infrastructure), Corey Biddle, LSIT Cardno
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