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22nd Annual Trenchless Technology Certification Schools

Center for Underground Infrastructure
Research & Education (CUIRE)

Monday, March 18.2024
Oklahoma City, OK


CUIRE at the University of Texas at Arlington will hold its 22nd Annual Pipeline and Trenchless Technology Training and Certification Schools in conjunction with Underground Infrastructure Conference (UIC) on Monday, March 18, 2024, at Oklahoma City Convention Center, OK. This year's program includes HDD Schools for Difficult Soil Conditions (Schools C & D) and Innovative Technologies for Monitoring of Water Assets (School F).

All the Schools will be held on Monday, March 18, 2024, at the Oklahoma City Convention Center, OK.

CEU and PDH

Each School (½ Day) qualifies for 0.4 CEU and 4 PDHs through the University of Texas at Arlington. For more information regarding these Schools, contact CUIRE at (817) 272-9177 or email: cuire@uta.edu.

Advanced Horizontal Directional Drilling for Difficult Soil Conditions (HDD) Schools

School C - HDD Planning and Design

8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon: Planning and Design of large, mid- and small-size HDD projects from inception to closeout and delivery considering swelling soils and rock conditions. The School will include talks on pipe loads, bore planning, drilling fluids and case studies.

School D - HDD Construction Considerations

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM: This School will include avoiding pitfalls during Construction of HDD projects of all sizes, for challenging soil conditions, and includes tracking, tooling, and locating and case studies.

Water Asset Monitoring School

School F - Innovative Technologies for Monitoring of Water Assets

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM: This school will cover the utilization of existing and innovative monitoring technologies (such drones, sensors, fiber optics, etc.) to monitor water assets and will provide case studies of existing monitoring technologies and guidelines for water utilities to select proper monitoring methods by analyzing costs and technical requirements. Applications for aboveground and underground assets will be discussed. Interim results of current Water Research Foundation (WRF) project under progress will be presented.


Registration and Credits

The registration fees for these Schools are according to following table:

Schools Online On Site What you Receive
1 School (1/2-Day) $345 $400 Up to 0.4 CEU, 4 PDHs
Discounted UIC Registration
Discounted Trenchless Technology Book, 2nd Edition
Certification Card
A PDF copy of all the presentations
2 Schools (1-Day) $515 $600 Up to 0.8 CEUs, 8 PDHs
Discounted UIC Registration
Discounted Trenchless Technology Book, 2nd Edition
Certification Card
A PDF copy of all the presentations

Benefits

By completing each School, you will receive:

Who Should Attend?

Public officials, transportation agencies, design and consulting engineers, utility company personnel, designers, utility owners and operators, and contractors who are involved with constructing, renewing, and managing utilities. CUIRE Schools are organized by the Center for Underground Infrastructure Research & Education (CUIRE), Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington; and cosponsored by Underground Infrastructure Magazine.

Registration Particulars

Pay with check or with credit card (Visa, Master Card, Amex, and Discover). Register early: Registration is limited to first 40 people on a first time, first-serve bases.

Learn from Experts Program

The Schools will be taught by CUIRE Board Members and Friends who have many years of experience in the area of their teaching.

No-Risk Registration

If you cannot attend the School, you may send a substitute. If for any reason you are not satisfied with the program, let us know at 817-272-9177 or cuire@uta.edu know within one week of the program, and we will set things right with you!

Certificate & Professional Development Hours: These Schools qualify for up to 12 Professional Development Hours (PDH) of continuing education credit. A PDH certificate-indicating inspector training will be awarded at the conclusion of the School. The wallet-size certificate will be mailed shortly after completion of the schools.

Hotel Information

See UIC Web site at http://UIConline.com/housing/ for hotel reservation information. For technical program information, email cuire@uta.edu, or call 817-272-9177.

Individuals with Disabilities

Individuals with disabilities requiring assistance should email cuire@uta.edu well in advance of the meeting date. Late requests will be met when possible.

Tax Information

Your educational training may be tax deductible.

NOTE

CUIRE reserves the right to change program, substitute speakers, or modify or cancel a School due to insufficient enrollment. For more information, contact CUIRE at (817) 272-9177, or email cuire@uta.edu or visit https://uta.engineering/cuireschools2023/