UCT EDUCATION

November 8, 2016

edu-01UCT’s Educational Program Puts Progress
In The Palm Of Your Hand

Increase your knowledge and build your skills with UCT’s exclusive, professional conference. This dynamic educational program will help you understand the new technologies and products displayed in the exhibit hall and stay on top of the latest safety, regulatory and operational issues that are impacting the way you do business.

Targeted tracks will help you find the sessions that are most relevant for your business. Be sure to include them on your UCT agenda. Click on a track below for complete seminar descriptions and speaker biographies.

Earn Credit
Earn a substantial portion of your annual educational credits by attending 8.5 hours of the primary program.  Up to  27 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) can be earned through our partnership with  the University of Texas at Arlington. (Continuing Education Units, CEUs, are available too.)

Plus, one hour of  the ENGINEERING ETHICS course counts towards your annual license requirement.

SPECIAL INDUSTRY COURSES
CUIRE Engineering Training Schools
NASSCO PACP Trainer Course

NASSCO ITCP CIPP Training & Cerfitication
NASSCO ITCP Manhole Rehabilitation Training & Certification

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track-1TRACK I (A-F) = SEWER CONSTRUCTION & REHABILITATION
Tuesday, Jan. 31A, B, C
Wednesday, Feb. 1D, E, F
Effective construction and rehabilitation of sewers under various conditions and diverse challenges will be explored through case studies, technology options and innovative solutions. Also included are the panel presentation/discussion for young professionals/students, and a Sewer Rehabilitation Strategies seminar.

TRACK I-G = SEWER/WATER CONSTRUCTION & REHABILITATION: EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
Thursday, Feb. 2
Learn about the latest technologies and methods for meeting the increased demands on sewer/water system construction and rehabilitation.


track-2TRACK II (A-B) = WATERWORKS CONFERENCE
Tuesday, Jan. 31 – A
Wednesday, Feb. 1 – B

Water is the new “blue crude” of the world and efforts to effectively and efficiently install, replace and rehabilitate underground water distribution and transmission systems are becoming increasingly important. Addressing aging infrastructure and the ever-growing demand for new water systems will be the focus of this special two-day program track.


track-3TRACK III = PRESSURE PIPE: LATEST INNOVATIONS IN REHABILITATION TECHNOLOGIES
Tuesday, Jan. 31
Presented by the Pressure Pipe Committee of NASSCO
While lining sewer and water pipes has become routine, using this technology in pressure pipe applications is still a relatively new, yet increasingly popular and practical rehabilitation solution. Learn all about the design, use and inspection of liners in pressure pipe applications.


track-4TRACK IV (A-B) = PIPE BURSTING FUNDAMENTALS: COMPARISONS, SELECTION & DESIGN
Tuesday, Jan. 31 – A
Wednesday, Feb. 1 – B

Presented by the International Pipe Bursting Association (a division of NASSCO)
With the expansion and ever-increasing practicality of pipe bursting, the decision matrix for choosing this practical rehabilitation option along with proper design and issues impacting the market are important factors to be considered.


track-5TRACK V = UNDERGROUND UTILITIES CONSTRUCTION
Tuesday, Jan. 31
In today’s modern construction environment, it takes a variety of methods and technologies to manage utility infrastructure work. These applications combine to maximize opportunities and make for effective, timely and safe operations.


track-6TRACK VI = NASTT FORUM: TRENCHLESS IN FORT WORTH
Tuesday, Jan. 31
Hosted by the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT)
Learn about trenchless advancements and attend a special forum hosted by the North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT).


track-7TRACK VII (A-D) = HDD OPERATIONS & PRODUCTIVITY
Tuesday, Jan. 31 – A, B
Wednesday, Feb. 1 – C, D

Interesting and informative case studies along with creative solutions will be presented that emphasize how to effectively conduct horizontal directional drilling operations and maximize profitability utilizing rigs of all sizes.

TRACK VII-E = HDD EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
Thursday, Feb. 2
Learn about the latest technologies and methods for meeting the increased demands on horizontal directional drilling operations.


track-8TRACK VIII = LATERALS REHABILITATION
Wednesday, Feb. 1
Presented by the Laterals Committee of NASSCO
While force main and gravity sewers usually get the headlines, lateral rehabilitation remains the single greatest challenge for virtually all communities when trying to prevent I&I. These presentations will cover a wide range of lateral issues from assessment to replacement.


track-9TRACK IX = MANHOLE REHABILITATION
Wednesday, Feb. 1
Presented by the Manhole Committee of NASSCO
America’s manholes have long since been identified as a source of I&I and frequent headaches for city sewer systems. Modern technology offers many cost-effective, convenient methods and techniques to expedite manhole renewal.


track-10TRACK X = ENGINEERING ETHICS
Thursday, Feb. 2
With engineers and their companies facing increasingly difficult ethical questions, make sure that your organization is prepared for the challenges that can arise. The Code of Ethics for Engineers will be presented  as well as case studies related to ethics for engineers in the public and private sectors will be presented. Attending this session will satisfy engineering ethics requirement for annual license renewal.


track-11TRACK XI = TTC DUCTILE PIPE FORUM
Tuesday, Jan. 31
Presented by Purdue University and the Trenchless Technology Center, this interactive workshop will discuss research activities to  help identify failures in small diameter ductile iron pipes.

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