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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.
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
$225 through 2/15/2021
Global GPR Congress
March 22, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
March 23, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm CST
$225 through 2/15/2021
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 --- 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 --- 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 --- 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.
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