Call for Papers

Prospective authors are invited to submit a 300-word abstract outlining the scope of their paper and the principal points of benefit to the trenchless industry.

Conference Committee will review abstracts and notify the primary authors of acceptance immediately afterward.

Abstracts must contain the following information:

(1) Title of Abstract/Paper
(2) Principal Author’s Name
(3) Email Address of Principal Author
(4) Country of Principal Author
(5) Brief Description of Paper


Abstract Topics

Asset Management and Work Planning
Associated Technologies, Techniques and Equipment
Costs and Environmental Issues
Horizontal Directional Drilling
Microtunneling and Pipe Jacking
Pipe Ramming and Impact Mole
Auger Boring and Pilot Tube Microtunneling
Local Repairs and Grouting
Manhole Rehabilitation
Cured in Place Pipeliners
Spray-on Linings and Coatings
Spiral Wound Linings
Close-Fit Linings
Slip Linings (Loose Fit)
Pipe Bursting and Splitting
Site Survey and Preparation
Testing & Assessments

Leak Detection

Water Loss Control Techniques

The official language of the conference is English.

Please submit your abstract via email to [email protected]



Abstract Submission: June 30, 2018
Paper Submission: September 15, 2018
Presentation Submission: September 30, 2018