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March 22 - 28, 2021

Leaders within the industry gather to bring education and training to the industry designed to improve damage prevention efforts, facilitate open discussions and improve safety in the excavating community. 

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Endorse Damage Prevention Week

Leading Practices on Cross Bore Safety Course

March 23, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm CST
March 24, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm CST
$295 

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Global GPR Congress

March 22, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
March 23, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm CST
$295

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Safety, Security and Emergency Response Workshop

March 25, 9:00 am - 11:30 am CST
FREE

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Utility Locating with GPR

March 24, 2021

$195.00 USD

Utility Locating with GPR

March 24, 2021 --- 8:00 am - 1:00 pm CST--- Presenter: Troy De Souza, Sensors & Software

This training course meets the Nulca “Competencies for the GPR Technician” curriculum. The objective is to ensure that the user demonstrates knowledge, skill, and understanding in applying GPR safely and professionally to locate utilities. Topics include GPR theory, factors affecting target detection, how GPR compliments traditional EM locating, application of Line Scan and Grid Scans, data interpretation, and case studies.

Utility Locator Skills Enhancement

March 26, 2021

$195.00 USD

Utility Locator Skills Enhancement

March 26, 2021 --- 8:00 am - 4:00 pm CST --- Presenter: Bob Nighswonger, Utility Training Academy

This workshop was designed to challenge and expand the knowledge base of even the most seasoned of pros on the art of underground line locating and marking. This training workshop begins with a live classroom training session with comprehensive animated slide presentations, lively discussions, and a supporting workbook loaded with reference materials and classroom activities. 

The workshop is approved for 8 contact hours for CWEA certificate holders for credit toward the continuing education requirement for re-certification.

Damage Investigation & Claims Resolution

March 22, 2021

$195.00 USD

Damage Investigation & Claims Resolution

March 22, 2021 --- 8:00 am - 12:00 pm CST --- Presenter: Ron Peterson, Ron Peterson Consulting

This workshop focuses on the required elements of a successful damage investigation. Setting the stage for a valid root cause investigation and following standard investigative procedures are vital to an effective analysis of a damage. Topics covered include asset protection, revenue / loss recovery, ethics and other ingredients needed to perform accurate and timely root cause investigations.

Locating Theory Demystified!

March 25, 2021

$95.00 USD

Locating Theory Demystified!

March 25, 2021 --- 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST --- Presenter: Christopher Koch, ZoneOne Locating

Have you ever looked at someone locating and wondered what the heck is going on? Whether you are a locator, work with locating personnel, or are just curious about locating you will benefit from seeing and using the latest in locating technology as accurate locating is crucial to damage prevention. This workshop explores the principles of locating and the role locating plays in safe excavation. 

Pre-registration is required.

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Organizations Endorsing Damage Prevention Week

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