Tunnel Business Magazine

DEC 2018

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otunneling Short Course is heading to Boul- der, Colorado, February 4-7, 2019, making its way toward an- other quarter century of success. The event brings together the international microtunnel- ing community and kicks off on Feb. 4 with a one-day Pilot Tube Seminar, followed by the three-da otunneling Short Course Feb 5-7, featuring top-notch technical presentations from leading global experts covering everything from planning, design and construction. Since its forma otunneling Short Course has hosted more than 3,500 participants from six continents, rep- resenting over 40 countries. Due to the collaborative and interac- tive nature in which Q&A is encouraged and discussion spilling over into breaks and meals, the course is beneficial to those new to microtunneling and seasoned professionals. The venue is the University of Colorado Boulder's stunning By- ron R. White Club at Folsom Field with the Front Range of the Ro drop. Of course, Boulder is an attrac- tion in its own right, with restaurants and craft breweries along the Pearl Stre tdoor adventure spirit and weekend getaways to Breckenridge or Vail. e the site of the annual Banquet Dinner on Feb. 7, a otunneling Achieve- ment Awards are announced. The event is one-of-a-kind in the microtunneling industry in that professionals from all aspects of the business – contractors, engineers, manufacturers, suppliers and owners – all sit down together for an evening of networking. The evening features a keynote speaker and various awards, in- cluding the annual scholarship program in partnership with the Office of Veterans Services at the University of Colorado Boulder. In c otunneling Short Course, the otunneling Associa annual meeting in which the leading contractors discuss how they can better the industry. Some of our course sponsors include Akkerman, Derrick Equip- ment Company, Down2Earth bvba, Herrenknecht Tunneling Sys- tems, HOBAS Pipe USA, Jackcontrol AG and Logan Clay Products. For information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Brittany Cline at bcline@benjaminmedia.com. Attendees are also invited to join Akkerman, the main event sponsor, a eception on February 6 from 6-9 p.m. a achet Ballroom. This complimentary event is an opportunity to exchange ideas with industry colleagues outside of the classroom setting. otunneling Short Course is presented by course di- re otunneling, Inc., and Dr. Levent Ozdemir, Ozdemir Engineering, as well as Jim Rush, Editor of Trenchless Technology and Publisher/E - zine. The Short Course is presented in conjunction with Benjamin dia Inc., publisher of Trenchless Technology and Tunnel 1 3 B U S I N E S S B R I E F S TUNNELINGONLINE.COM TBM: TUNNEL BUSINESS MAGAZINE // DECEMBER 2018 Dates Set for the 26th Annual Microtunneling Short Course

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