TTC Hosting Utility Investigation School 2018

This short course will give practitioners the knowledge and tools to provide competent utility investigations.

The Trenchless Technology Center at Louisiana Tech University (TTC) in conjunction with the ASCE‘s Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute (UESI) have teamed up to hold the 2018 Utility Investigation School (UIS).

UIS 2018 takes place Feb. 26 to March 2 at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana. Course director is Dr. Tom Iseley, associate director of International Operations, TTC/CETF professor, LA Tech and primary course instructor is Jim Anspach, PG (r), F.ASCE, founding governor and president UESI and chair of ASCE-38.

This five-day course, now in its second year, will be taught by leading experts in the geophysics and subsurface utility engineering (SUE) field. This short course will give practitioners the knowledge and tools to provide competent utility investigations in accordance with accepted national standards (ASCE 38) and to defend against claims through the knowledge gained from this course.

In addition to classroom lectures, practical sessions will be held where participants will be offered hands-on experience with the GPR, PCL and other training equipment, followed by testing each day. At the end of this short course, students will receive 4 CEUs (equivalent to 4 PDHs) and a Certificate of Completion.

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UIS 2018 takes place Feb. 26 to March 2 at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana.

The course is designed for engineers, surveyors, project managers and consulting engineers, as well as employees of utility companies, state departments of transportation, local highway agencies, regulatory agencies and local governments.

Early bird course registration is $1,495 per attendee and ends Jan. 20. Registration includes course materials, hand-outs, CEU/PDH certificates, refreshments and lunch. No fee for name change on registration. After Jan. 20, registration is $1,595. Receive a 10 percent discount for registering three or more people.

Visit ttcspecialtyschools.com/uis/ for more information or to register. For registration questions or codes contact Fredda Wagner at 318-257-4072 or email fredda@latech.edu.  For course information, contact Saleh Behbahani at sbe013@latech.edu.

UIS 2018 is sponsored by UESI, NUCA and The Hon Kong Polytechnic University.

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