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Fabricated Geomembranes for Containment Applications: Coal Combustion, Shale Oil & Gas, Floating Covers, Aquaculture, Potable Water, Agriculture, & more

Fabricated Geomembrane Institute

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CST)

Fabricated Geomembranes for Containment Applications:...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Industry Professional before 2/1/17 Jan 31, 2017 $45.00 $0.00
Government Employee Before 2/1/17 Jan 31, 2017 Free $0.00
Student Feb 21, 2017 Free $0.00
Industry Professional after 2/1/17 Not Started $99.00 $0.00
FGI Member Feb 21, 2017 Free $0.00
Government Employee after 2/1/17 Not Started $49.00 $2.22

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Current Advances & Trends in Containment & Welding Technologies

Presented by Fabricated Geomembrane Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

(8.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs))

Course Organizer: Timothy D. Stark
Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL  61801

 

 

 

ONE DAY SHORT COURSE

Attendees will learn current advances and trends in containment and welding technologies for a range of applications including: (1) mining, (2) cover systems, (3) leak location surveys, and (4) exposed geomembrane applications.  Course attendees will learn how to design, specify, install, and test geomembranes for these applications.  Course attendees will earn eight (8) PDHs.

Each attendee will receive a USB drive with PDF's of all presentations.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Those involved with the design, construction, operation, ownership, and/or regulatory oversight of geomembrane lined or covered facilities including water, mining, waste, and petroleum containment.

Short Course Agenda

LENGTH PRESENTATION TOPIC SPEAKER
7:30–8:00 am  Registration/Continental Breakfast  
8:00–8:10 Greeting & Introduction S. Allen (TRI) & T. Stark (U of Illinois)
8:10–8:30 FGI Introduction, Activities, and Current Research T. Stark (U of Illinois)
8:30–9:00 Durability for Capping of Landfills  S. Allen (TRI)
9:00–9:45 Overview of Geomembrane Materials & Manufacturing G. Kolbasuk (Raven)
9:45-10:00 Morning Break and Networking  
10:00-10:30 Geomembrane Fabrication, Installation, & Testing P. Elliott (CLI)
10:30-11:00 Floating Cover Systems  A. Mills (Layfield)
11:00–11:30 Fabricated Geomembrane Applications & Demonstration S. Allen (TRI)
11:30–12:00 Welding Demo and Testing  P. Elliott (CLI), W. Leger (DemTech) & S. Hobbs (Leister)
12:00–12:45 Lunch and Networking  
12:45–1:15 Configuration & Stability of Geosynthethic Liner Systems  T. Stark (U of Illinois)
1:15–1:45 Large Scale Friction Testing Demonstration  S. Allen (TRI)
1:45-2:30 Fabricated Liner Integrity System Assessment & Demos A. Beck (TRI)
2:30–3:15 Containment for Coal Combustion Residuals (CCRs) G. Zych (AEP)
3:15–3:30 Afternoon Break and Networking  
3:30–4:00 USDA NRCS and Agricultural Waste Containment C. Lafleur (Texas NRCS)
4:00–4:20 Secondary Containment R. Peebles (Cooley Group)
4:20-4:35 Columbus Reservoir Project T. Stark (U of Illinois)
4:35–4:45 PVC in Aquaculture L. Storey (Plastatech)
4:45–5:00 Summary and Questions T. Stark (U. of Illinois)

Adjourn and Thank You for Attending

All refund requests must be made no later that 2/14/17.  Attendees will absorb any registration fees if requesting refunds.

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TRI/Environmental
9063 Bee Caves Rd
Austin, TX 78733

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CST)


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Fabricated Geomembrane Institute

Fabricated Geomembrane Institute at

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

205 N. Mathews Ave.

Urbana, IL 61801

Fabricatedgeomembrane@gmail.com

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