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Technical Sessions - November 2018

MORNING SESSION @ 11:00 AM Topic: Mechanistic Pavement Foundation Construction Quality Assurance and Process Control Speakers: Pavana Vennapusa, Ph.D., P.E. (TX, IA, NM, AZ) Dr. Vennapusa is currently the Lead Engineer for Ingios Geotechnics, Inc., which develops a complimentary set of measurem...

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Technical Sessions - October 2018

MORNING SESSION @ 11:00 AM Topic: The Challenge of Urban Flooding Speakers: Steve Eubanks, P.E., CFM Mr. Eubanks is Senior Project Manager for the City of Fort Worth and has worked in several positions in the City’s Stormwater program since 1999. He has overseen new development review, c...

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Technical Sessions - September 2018

MORNING SESSION @ 11:00 AM Topic: Fifteen Years of Professional Geoscience and P.G. Licensure in Texas – History, Status and Future Speakers: Y. Lynn Clark, P.G. Mr. Clark is co-founder and principal geoscientist of LCA Environmental, Inc., a past member and chairman of the Texas Board of P...

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Technical Sessions - August 2018

MORNING SESSION @ 11:00 AM (GEO-INSTITUE) Topic: Evolution of Earth Retention Systems Speakers: Chris Robertson & DoHyun Kim, P.E.Mr. Robertson is the Vice President of Business Development for Oscar Orduno, Inc. and is responsible for coordination of the preconstruction team and the pursuit o...

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Technical Sessions - July 2018

TDI TECHNICAL SESSION @ 9:00 AM Topic: SH 161 Peak Hour Lane Before-After Study; I-30/SH360 Interchange Project Update Speaker: Jason Crawford, P.E. Mr. Crawford is the Division Head for the Research & Implementation Division of the Transportation Operations Group overseeing the Arlington,...

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Technical Sessions - June 2018

MORNING SESSION @ 11:00 AM Topic: Foundation Retrofit of Three Structures Utilizing Micropiles Speaker: John H. Edens, P.E. John has spent 29 years in the geo-structural design-build construction business working for both contractors and consultants, including Nicholson, Bauer, Clark Construct...

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Technical Sessions - May 2018

MORNING SESSION @ 11:00 AM Topic: Life Cycle Assessment Performed on PVC Water and Sewer Speaker: Jay Parvez Jay Parvez is a Graduate Engineer for Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association in the Dallas Corporate office. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana S...

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Technical Sessions - April 2018

MORNING SESSION @ 11:00 AM The Dallas Branch will host the Induction Ceremory for the UTA Student Chapter of Chi Epsilon. Everyone is invited to attend. The Geo-Institute presentation will be rescheduled. AFTERNOON TECHNICAL SESSION @ 1:10 PM Topic: Mechanically Stabilized Earth Retaining Wa...

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Technical Sessions - March 2018

MORNING SESSION @ 11:00 AM Topic: Construction, Maintenance and Emergency Bridge Impacts Speaker: Chad Dabbs, EIT, Bridge Designer, TxDOT Fort Worth District TXDOT Fort Worth District plans, designs, builds, operates and maintains the state transportation system in the following counties: Erat...

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Technical Sessions - February 2018

MORNING SESSION @ 11:00 AM Topic: The City of Wichita Falls Indirect Potable Reuse project Speaker: Daniel Nix Born and raised in Wichita Falls, Daniel graduated Midwestern State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science. He has worked for the City of Wichita Falls f...

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