20 Years of Contributions
to the Underground Industry
Uphold 20 years of tunneling tradition and start 2021 with George Fox.
Register for this 2.5 hour program and watch online January 26.
George A. Fox: 20 Years of Contributions to the Underground Industry
Ed Plotkin will give an overview of his planned 2022 presentation that provides some unique insight on who George A. Fox was and how he influenced our industry. Ed will also discuss some of the major advancements in the tunneling industry that have occurred over the past 20 years.
U.S. Tunneling Industry Update
Jim Rush | Editor/Publisher, Tunnel Business Magazine
The tunneling market in the United States is strong with a number of large projects in the construction or planning phases across the country. This presentation will focus on the major ongoing tunneling work, providing an overview of the current state of progress, summary of the scope of work, schedule and prevailing construction methods. Additionally, the presentation will cover some of the major works that are in the planning stages or early in the startup phase. Jim will also look at what is driving the tunneling industry, as well as recent trends, including financing and workforce issues.
COVID, An Owner’s Perspective
Moderator: David Corkum | Principal, McMillen Jacobs Associates
Panelists: Lauren D'Attile | NY DEP
Justin Carl | Advisor, Alex Renew
Doug Gabriel | Deputy Director of Engineering and Construction, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
The presentation is a panel discussion with representatives from major agencies regarding COVID’s impact to the procurement process of projects during the pandemic. Including lessons learned to prevent delaying projects, and what contractual changes have been implemented to current and future projects.