Northwest Trenchless Conference

2017 Northwest Trenchless Conference

The North American Society for Trenchless Technology – Northwest Chapter will be presenting the 2017 Northwest Trenchless Conference in Calgary on November 8, 2017. This will be the 21th annual presentation of this event.


November 8, 2017 - Conference & Tradeshow

November 9, 2017 - Short Course (the Updated Horizontal Direction Drilling Course)

Location: Coast Plaza Hotel, Calgary, Alberta


Conference Registration – November 8, 2017:

  • NASTT Member (membership will be confirmed):
    • $150.00 (earlybird - on or before to September 20)
    • $200.00 (regular)
    • $275.00 (walk-in)
  • Non-Member:

    • $225.00 (earlybird - on or before September 20)
    • $275.00 (regular)
    • $350.00 (walk-in)
  • Student:
    • $50.00 (valid student id card required)
  • Presenter:
    • $150.00

Short Course Registration – November 9, 2017:

  • NASTT Member (membership will be confirmed):
    • $325.00 (earlybird - on or before September 20)
    • $375.00 (regular)
    • $450.00 (walk-in)
  • Non-Member:
    • $425.00 (earlybird - on or before September 20)
    • $450.00 (regular)
    • $550.00 (walk-in)

Conference Registration is now OPEN.

For registration, click here

Note: Registration for the short course is not included with general registration for the 2017 Northwest Trenchless Conference, and vice versa. Pre-registrations will be accepted until November 7, 2017.

Sponsors and Exhibitors:
Your participation in the tradeshow or through sponsorship of the conference will provide an excellent opportunity to promote your company, demonstrate your commitment to the future of this growing industry, and display your good corporate citizenship by generously giving back to the industry. If your company is interested in sponsoring the conference or exhibiting at the trade show, the sponsor registration form is available here, the exhibitor registration for is available here.

Sponsor/exhibitor registrations received after November 1 will not be included in the conference program. Sponsor/exhibitor registrations received after November 7 may not be acknowledged on posters and signboards at the conference.

Two delegate registrations will be given to each sponsor, as well as to each single booth exhibit space. Sponsors and exhibitors will be acknowledged on table cards, signage, and slideshows during breaks at the conference. Exhibitor booth assignment will be on a first-come, first serve basis. Special event sponsorship opportunities, such as for meals or coffee breaks, are limited, so early sponsorship registration is encouraged.

General Information

Short Course, November 9

In conjunction with the 2017 Northwest Trenchless Conference, the NASTT-NW Chapter is proud to be presenting NASTT’s short course on November 9. This year’s short course will be NASTT’s HDD Good Practices Course.

Please click here for more information regarding the short course, including the technical agenda for the day.

Note: Registration for the short course is not included with general registration for the 2016 Northwest Trenchless Conference.

Conference, November 8

The one day conference offers excellent learning and networking opportunities for trenchless industry professionals, and includes several technical presentations and a trade show. Technical presentations will cover various trenchless topics.

Arrive early on November 8 to complete your registration and have breakfast while checking out the trade show. Prize draws will be held throughout the day.

The 2017 Conference Agenda can be located Here.

Planning Committee 

  • Gabriel Jean, Associated Engineering – Co-Chair
  • Jeff Galloway, City of Calgary – Co-Chair
  • Charles Pullan, City of Calgary
  • Bill Boyes
  • Alex Varro, Thuro Inc.
  • Heinrich Heinz, Thurber Engineering
  • Remco Kleinlugtenbelt, Thurber Engineering
  • Juan Morales, Stantec Consulting Ltd.
  • Alex Visotski, Stantec Consulting Ltd.
  • Chad Long, IPEX Inc.
  • Nadeer Lalji, Associated Engineering.
  • Brett Knievel, Aegion
  • Andrew Brunsdon, Klohn Crippen Berger
  • Chee Wong, University of Calgary
  • Ramin Ghassemi, University of Calgary
  • Craig Pass, Associated Engineering
  • Karen Prezelj, Associated Engineering

For General Information:
Contact the 2017Northwest Trenchless Conference Planning Committee by clicking here