Monday, September 18

Overview of the Course and the Global Tunneling Scene
Mike Mooney, Professor and Grewcock Chair of Underground Construction and Tunneling, Colorado School of Mines

Tunnel Project Planning: From Conception through Construction and Operation
Sanja Zlatanic, Senior Vice President and Chair, National Tunnel Practice, HNTB

Geological and Geotechnical Site Investigation and Characterization including GDRs
Red Robinson, Senior Vice President, Shannon & Wilson Inc.

Risk Management
Bob Goodfellow, Senior Vice President, Aldea Services

Contracting Methods and Project Delivery Options
Dan Adams, President, McMillen Jacobs Associates

Geotechnical Baseline Reports
Randy Essex, Executive Vice President, Mott MacDonald

Risk Management through Instrumentation and Monitoring
Allen Marr, CEO, Geocomp

Hands-On Labs (Learn more)

Tuesday, September 19

Openings and Support in Rock and Soil
Seth Pollak, Associate, Arup
Gabe Walton, Assistant Professor of Underground Construction and Tunnel Engineering and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
Mike Mooney, Colorado School of Mines

Vojtech Gall, Principal, Gall Zeidler Consultants
Nasri Munfah, Senior Vice President and Director of Global Tunneling, WSP

Conventional Excavation: Drill and Blast, Roadheaders
Skanska, Speaker(s) to be announced

Shotcrete Temporary and Permanent Lining Design and Construction
Jim Lindsay, Head of UGC North America, BASF Corporation
Martijn Mannot-Russell, Global Technical Manager, Mechanized Shield Tunneling, BASF Corporation

Building Stations from Pilot Tunnels: Innovation from Crossrail London
Speaker(s) to be announced

Principles of Hard Rock TBM Tunneling
Jamal Rostami, Associate Professor & Hadden/Alacer Gold Endowed Chair in Mining Engineering, Colorado School of Mines

Innovations and Trends in Hard Rock TBM Tunneling
Dennis Ofiara, Chief Engineer, The Robbins Company

Probe-Hole Drilling and Pre-Excavation Grouting for Groundwater Control
Niels Koefed, Tunnel Manager, Rondout, Kiewit

Hands-On Labs

Wednesday, September 20

Principles of Pressurized Face TBM Tunneling: EPB, Slurry and Hybrid
Mike Mooney, Colorado School of Mines

Applications, Design and Performance of EPB, SPB and Hybrid TBMs
Werner Burger, Chief Engineer, Herrenknecht AG

Innovative TBM Tunneling in Hong Kong: From Small TBMs for Cross Passage Construction to the 17.6m Largest Mixshield TBM in the World
Bruno Combe, Director of Tunneling, Bouygues Construction
Roger Storry, Risk and Technical Manager, Dragages Hong Kong Limited

Learning from Data
Speaker(s) to be announced

Tunnel-Induced Deformation of Ground, Buildings and Utilities
Speaker(s) to be announced

SR99: Lessons from the Largest EPB TBM Tunnel in the World
Chris Dixon, Project Manager, Seattle Tunnel Partners
Juan Luis Magro, Construction Manager, Dragados USA and Seattle Tunnel Partners

Precast Segmental Liner Design and Construction
Anthony Harding, Regional Practice Leader, Tunnels and Earth Engineering, CH2M

Ground Improvement: Dewatering to Ground Freezing to Grouting
Paul Schmall, Senior Vice President and Chief Engineer, Moretrench

Regional Connector: TBM Tunneling, Deformation Control, Cross Passage and the Cavern
Traylor Bros., Speaker(s) to be announced

Hands-On Labs

Thursday, September 21

Safety Design and Delivery
Matt Swinton, Senior Vice President and District Manager, Kiewit

Construction Management
Greg Colzani, Tunnel Construction Management Leader, Jacobs

Cost Estimating
Mike DiPonio, Executive Vice President, Jay Dee Constructors

Owners Panel: Specifications, Risk Sharing and the Future of Procurement
John Bednarski, Southern California Metropolitan Water District
Matthew Crow, Los Angeles Metro
Additional panelists to be announced

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