Navigating and using Current Utility Standards in the Trenchless World


This work shop will cover the range of standards that we work knowingly or by blind consent with on a daily basis. These standards, regulations, and best practices were created to assist us with the operations of our complex projects. Are you aware of the standards regulations and best practices? You will be hearing from the experts in the field from some of the more prevalent practices that can assist your operational processes. Learn to use these standards, best practices, and regulations to your advantage by comprehending what they do and how to apply them. Location: Courtyard by Marriott, 7015 Century Ave, Mississauga, L5N 7K2

Tentative Schedule

8:00 – 8:15 | Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:15 – 830 | Introduction: Ophir Wainer, T2 Utility Engineers

8:30 – 9:15 | Advancements in the Trenchless Industry, Rizwan Younis, University of Waterloo

9:15 – 9:45 | ASCE 38-02 Update: Lawrence Arcand, T2 Utility Engineers

 9:45 – 10:15 | The TAC Guideline for the Coordination of Relocations of Utilities: Steve Murphy, York Region

10:15 – 10:30 | Refreshment and Networking Break

10:30 – 11:00 | CSA Standard S250 and the Impact of Accurate As-Built Drawings, John Scaife,  Cole Engineering

11:00 – 11:30 | Bill 8 -  the Ontario One Call Law, Ben Hamilton, Ontario One call

11:30– 12:30 | LUNCH

12:30 – 13:00 | The Pipeline Safety Act, Shannon Newfield NEB

13:00 – 13:30 | CSA Z247 - Damage Prevention for the Protection of Underground Infrastructure, Mike Sullivan CCGA

13:30– 14:00 | Current Status of the Quebec One Call Law and its Next Steps TBD

14:00 – 14:15 | Refreshment and Networking Break

14:15 – 14:45 | The Use of Standards and Best Practices: the Legal Point of View, Cynthia Sefton

14:45 – 15:30 | Application of Standards into Day to Day Operations, Paulo Masero, City of Vaughan

15:30 – 16:00 | Canada One Call Law Bill S-229, TBD

Registration Options (Please check your CATT membership status for member discount eligibility):

  1. Register online (below)
  2. Download the SUE-Standards_Registration_Form_2017  (to pay by check, or invoice company)
  3. Call CATT at 519-888-4770

Start Time: 8:00 am
End Time: 5:00 pm

Start Date: November 7, 2017
End Date: November 7, 2017

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