Trenchless Technology Lunch and Learn Kelowna May 2013

Trenchless Technology Lunch and Learn Kelowna May 2013

SEMINAR DATE:       May 16th, 2013


LOCATION:                Ramada Hotel and Conference Centre 
2170 Harvey Ave,  Kelowna, BC, V1Y6G8


COST:             $150 (Continental breakfast and full lunch included) 

                                    (Cash or Cheque only, payable to NASTT-BC

                                    Payment may be made at the door, or by mail to:

                                    Monica Perry

                                     Administrative Assistant, NASTT-BC

                                    7848 Garfield Drive

                                    Delta, BC V4C 7J4)





  8:30am - 9:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00am Welcome: Preston Creelman (Chair, NASTT-BC)


9:15am - 10:00am Whistler – Alta Vista Trunk, Sanitary Sewer Re-Lining:John Kupskay

10:00am -10:15am Break

10:15am -11:00am How to Apply the Carbon Credit Protocol for Trenchless Capital Projects: 

    David O’Sullivan

11:00am - 11:45am A Fresh Look at Chemical Grouting: Marek Pawlowski

11:45am – 1:00pm Trade Show / Lunch

1:00pm – 1:45pm Trenchless Rehab of Christchurch, NZ after the 2010 Earthquake:

    Gurjit Sangha

1:45pm – 2:30pm Using Video/Audio to Perform Live Water Main Inspections:

    David Neveu

2:30Closing Remarks: Preston Creelman




        John S. Kupskay, P.Eng. is the President of Paragon Engineering Ltd. John is a project manager with extensive experience in municipal and public works engineering, including infrastructure   construction and rehabilitation, project management and contract administration. John has a broad technical background with experience gained through innovative application of technology to municipal engineering projects both as a consultant and contractor.

David Neveu, AScT, is a Senior Civil Engineering Technologist at GENIVAR. Dave has 15 years   experience in a variety of project types, trenchless projects figuring largely among them. He has worked on numerous rehabilitation projects for both gravity pipes and water mains utilizing trenchless methods. For the past three years, Dave has been a board member of NASTT-BC and is currently involved with the new water main condition assessment project.

David O’Sullivan is the President of PW Trenchless Construction Inc. which specializes in pipe bursting, slip lining, and directional drilling. David earned his engineering degree in Ireland before immigrating to Canada in 1978. He has been involved in the trenchless construction industry since 1990, working first as a consultant for seven years before becoming a general contractor. In the last six years, he has become a major proponent of the use of trenchless technology as a way of lowering ones carbon footprint during the construction process.

Marek Pawlowski is the Principal for M.J. Pawlowski & Associates, a consulting company specializing in underground infrastructure condition assessment and trenchless rehabilitation  methods.

Gurjit Sangha, P.Eng. is the Vice President of Opus DaytonKnight. Gurjit is a specialist in water management, pump stations and pipelines, with experience in water and sanitation master planning and in all aspects of water engineering. He is a Master Municipal Contract Documents (MMCD) Certified Contract Administrator.


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Registration will be taken on a first come, first serve basis. Cheques received after the course is full will be returned to sender.


Completed form to Monica: E-mail: Fax: (604)589 4698 Phone: (604)594 3952

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/16/2013