September 24

Exhibitor move in at competition site

 

September 25

Seminars at Mark One Electric

Field crew safety check in

Exhibits

September 26

First day of drilling competition

Exhibits

World Trenchless Day party at GrindersKC

September 27

Final day of drilling competition

Exhibits

Award ceremony

 


 

2024 HDD Rodeo Seminar Agenda / Drill Crew Meeting

 

Mark One Electric 1414 Genesee Street, Kansas City, MO 64102

 

8-9 a.m. Registration at Mark One Electric

 

** Agenda, times and location are subject to change **

 

Track 1: Equipment & Technology Session: Today’s Technology for HDD Equipment

Who should attend: Drill Crews, contractors, utility crews and industry professionals looking to learn more about today’s HDD practices the latest equipment.

 

9:00am – 10:00am Drill Rig Technology
10:00am – 11:00am Locating Technology
11:00am – 11:15am Break / Networking
11:15am – 12:15pm Pumps & Drill Pipe
12:15pm – 1:30pm Lunch / Mandatory Drill Crew Meeting / Lane Drawing for the competition.
1:30pm – 2:30pm Tool Technology
2:30pm – 3:30pm Drilling Fluid Tech
4:30pm – 6:30pm

First-Look Field Site & Exhibits | 21101 E. Route 78 / Independence, MO 64507

All attendees will be invited to the first look of the field site. Drill crews are encouraged to review their lane assignment and prepare for the next two days of competition.

** Attendees and crews are responsible for their own transportation to the field site. The field site is approximately 20 minutes from downtown Kansas City.

 

 

Track 2: HDD Application & Case Study Session

Who should attend: Owners, consultants, engineers, system owners and any stakeholders that rely on HDD.

 

9:00am – 9:45am Past / Present / Future of HDD
Dr. Samuel Ariaratnam will lead off with a brief history of HDD and plot the course towards the future of HDD.
9:45am – 10:15am 811 / One-call
10:15am – 11:00am Geotechnical Considerations for HDD Projects – Bennett Trenchless Engineers
11:00am – 11:15am Break / Networking
11:15am – 11:45am Case Study – Broadband
11:45am – 12:15pm

Undergrounding Electric – Minimizing the Impacts of Electrical Construction – Benefits and Considerations of Utilizing HDD Technology for Electric Utilities

Kerby Primm, PE, Trenchless Technical Consultant, Burns & McDonnell
Lesley Monarres, Lead Underground Engineer, Burns & McDonnell

12:15pm – 1:30pm Lunch / Mandatory Drill Crew Meeting / Lane Drawing for the competition.
1:30pm – 2:00pm

Large Diameter – HDD Installation for the South County Potable Water Transmission Main for Hillsborough County, Florida

Brian Glynn, PE, Associate/Tunnel & Trenchless Project Manager, Freese and Nichols Inc.

2:00pm – 2:30pm Pipe Materials in HDD
2:30pm – 3:00pm TBD
3:00pm – 3:30pm Bidding Practices for HDD
4:30pm – 6:30pm

First-Look Field Site & Exhibits | 21101 E. Route 78 / Independence, MO 64507

All attendees will be invited to the first look of the field site. Drill crews are encouraged to review their lane assignment and prepare for the next two days of competition.

** Attendees and crews are responsible for their own transportation to the field site. The field site is approximately 20 minutes from downtown Kansas City.