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The North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) is now accepting abstracts for its 2021 No-Dig Show in Orlando, Florida. The conference will take place at the Orange County Convention Center on March 28 – April 1, 2021.

Prospective authors are invited to submit a 250-word abstract outlining the scope of their paper and the principal points of benefit to the trenchless industry.

The abstracts must be submitted electronically by June 30, 2020.

The NASTT 2021 No-Dig Show Program Committee will review abstracts in July and notify the primary authors of acceptance in August. To ensure meaningful and commercial free technical content, all papers will be peer-reviewed. Final papers will be published on NASTT’s online trenchless library.

Abstracts from the following subject areas are of interest to the No-Dig Show Program Committee:

POTABLE WATER AND PRESSURE SYSTEMS
Pipeline Inspection, Locating and Condition Assessment
Pipe Rehabilitation
Pipe Bursting
Emerging Technologies

WASTEWATER, STORMWATER, AND NON-PRESSURE SYSTEMS
Advanced Pipeline Condition Assessment
I&I and Leak Detection
Pipeline and Laterals Rehabilitation
Pipeline Inspection, Locating and Condition Assessment
Cured-in-Place Pipe Lining
Sliplining
Pipe Bursting
Spray Applied Linings
Grouting
Manhole Rehabilitation

NEW INSTALLATIONS – TUNNELING, BORING, AND PIPE RAMMING
New Concepts or Trenchless Equipment, Materials and Methods
New Application for Boring Techniques (Auger Boring and Pipe Ramming)
Pilot Tube Boring (Tunneling)

ENERGY PIPELINE SYSTEMS
Pipeline Inspection, Locating and Condition Assessment
Aging System Rehabilitation
New Trenchless Installation
Standards and Regulations

INDUSTRY ISSUES
Subsurface Utility Engineering
Submittal Requirements and Quality Assurance/Quality Control
Project Budgeting and Prioritization
Funding for “Green” Technologies
Selection Criteria for Contractors
Social Costs and Impacts
Carbon Footprint Reduction
Sustainable Construction Practices
Industry Trends, Issues and Concerns
Differing Site Condition Claims

HORIZONTAL DIRECTIONAL DRILLING (HDD)
New Concepts and Applications for Horizontal Directional Drilling Equipment, Materials and Methods

For more questions about submitting an abstract, please contact Michelle Hill, NASTT Program Director, at mhill@nastt.org or 888-993-9935.

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