Call for Papers – 1st European No-Dig Conference 2021

Conference Programme

“Rehabilitation Design for Pressure and Gravity Pipes”.

A high-level technical conference with internationally respected and acknowledged expert speakers from 5 European countries covering the design methods and codes of practice for rehabilitation design across the Continent along with examples of their application. The Conference Chair will be Dr. Dec Downey, former Chairman of ISTT and UKSTT. Keynote speakers will be Dr. Olivier Thépot of Eau de Paris in the gravity liner design session and Dr. John Gumbel of JG Pipeline Consultancy in the pressure pipe rehabilitation session.

09:15 - 09:30
Opening & Welcome by Conference Chairman
Speaker: Dec Downey
09:30 - 12:40 SESSION 1 - GRAVITY SEWER REHABILITATION
09:30 - 10:20 Keynote Lecture - Gravity Sewer Liner Design
Speaker: Olivier Thépot - Eau de Paris, France
10:20 - 10:45 Design of Liners in Germany according to A143-2
Speaker: Mark Klameth - IKT, Germany
10:45 - 11:05 BREAK
11:05 - 11:30 WRc Sewer Rehabilitation Manual - Key Changes in Design Methodology
Speaker: Nick Orman - WRc, UK
11:30 - 11:55 External Pressure Tests on Large Diameter Jacking Pipe Systems
Speaker: Högni Jónsson - Amiblu Technology, Norway
11:55 - 12:20 Real-time Monitoring of UV Lamps as Requirement for Controlled and Protocolled Curing of Large Diameter Liner with Big Wall Thickness
Speaker: Firmino Barbosa - Reline Europe, Germany
12:20 - 12:40 Questions & Discussion
Speaker: Dec Downey
12:40 - 13:40 LUNCH (IngSoft Workshop)
13:40 - 16:50 SESSION 2 - PRESSURE PIPE REHABILITATION
13:40 - 14:30 Keynote Lecture - Pressure Pipe Rehabilitation
Speaker: John Gumbel - JG Pipeline, UK
14:30 - 14:55 Status Quo of the CIPP Product Standards for Water & Gas Networks
Speaker: Ricky Selle - Selle Consult, Germany
14:55 - 15:15 BREAK
15:15 - 15:40 Key Design Considerations for PE80 and PE100 Pressure Pipe Liners 
Speaker: Steve Brogden - Die Draw Ltd, UK
15:40 - 16:05 Response of a Cured In Place Liner in Cast Iron Water Pipe due to Joint Expansion due to Permanent Ground Deformation or Seismic Wave
Speaker: Olivier Thépot - Eau de Paris, France
16:05 - 16:30 A Unique Example of Close Fit Lining Technology for the Renewal of Water Pipes aling the Bridge "Ponte Punta Penna" in Taranto
Speaker: Federica Fuselli - Rotech SrL, Italy
16:30 - 16:50 Questions & Discussion
Speaker: Dec Downey
16:50 - 17:00 Closing Remarks by Conference Chairman
Speaker: Dec Downey

 

The organisers reserve the right to amend the programme or substitute speakers at any time if necessary.

This one-day Conference will take place on Wednesday 16th June 2021 at Peterborough, UK, in conjunction with the biennial No-Dig Live event. It will be a high-level Technical Conference focused on the topic “Rehabilitation Design for Pressure and Gravity Pipes”. The Conference language will be English.  

Interested speakers are invited to submit extended Abstracts (not more than 400 words) in English by the submission date below, together with a brief biography of the Author. Abstracts will be reviewed by the Conference Technical Committee.

Important Dates & Deadlines:
Final date for Abstract submission: 30th September 2020
Notification of acceptance to Authors: 12th November 2020
Final date for submission of Conference presentation file: 19 February 2021
Submission of Papers for publication: 1st March 2021

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When submitting a paper, we require each author to upload an Abstract (max. 400 words), a Presenter high res photo and a Presenter biography (max. 80 words)

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