Draft Conference Programme

Day 1 - 13 December 2021

11:00 - 13:00 SESSION 1
11:00 - 11:30 Keynote Address
Fifty Years of Horizontal Directional Drilling: A Retrospective
Speaker: Prof Sam Ariaratnam - Arizona State University, USA
11:30 - 12:00 Collaborative delivery of Infrastructure Projects: Can we enhance Trenchless Project performance even further?
Speaker: Dr Mounir El Asmar - Arizona State University, USA
12:00 - 12:30 Multiple perspectives on rehabilitation project planning and execution in the Region
Speaker: Borje Persson - BKP Berolina, Germany
12:30 - 13:00 Leak Detection and Condition Assessment of Pressurized Pipelines using In-Line Technologies
Speaker: David Henderson - Applus Velosi, UAE
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch & Exhibition Viewing
14:30 - 17:00 SESSION 2
14:30 - 15:00 CIPP materials and system quality assurance based on a performance specification and site evaluation
Speaker: Ian Ramsay - IRR Trenchless Consultancy Ltd, UK
15:00 - 15:30 Innovative use of UV Cured CIPP Liner- a way forward to conserve the economic sustainability of pipelines, sewer, drinking water and gas
Speaker: Hans Jurgen Konig - Saertex Multicom GmbH, Germany
15:30 - 16:00 Pushing limits in CIPP lining – First installation worldwide of a 2000mm UV lining in Parma, Italy
Speaker: Katrin Letzgus-Danhach - Impreg GmbH, Germany
16:00 - 16:30 Next generation of UV CIPP Lining-up to 2000mm diameter and more than 20mm structural GRP wall structure
Speaker: Werner Reiner - Reline Europe Germany
16:30 - 17:00 Protection of CIPP liners and soil through use of pre-liners
Speaker: Gregory Lemaire - Valeron Strength Films, Belgium
17:00 Drinks Reception & Exhibition Viewing


Day 2 - 14 December 2021

10:30 - 11:00 Selection of slurry separation equipment based on project parameters
Speaker: Norman Perten - Schauenburg MAB, Germany
New technology for in-house rehabilitation of sewer pipes, a hotel in Southern France
Speaker: Hakim Dehimi - Brawo Systems KOB, GmbH Germany
11:00 - 11:30 Tunnel and Shaft Construction for Singapore’s Deep Tunnel
Speaker: Ben Hayes - Herrenknecht AG. Germany
Segmental GRP Rehab for large diameter sewers and culverts
Speaker: Tim Webb - APS LLC, UAE
11:30 - 12:00 A Paradigm shift in Gyro-Mapping
Speaker: Otto Ballentijn - Reduct NV, Belgium
Pipe Rehabilitation with stainless steel sleeves
Speaker: Mark André Haebler - Uhrig Kanaltechnik GmbH, Germany
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch & Exhibition Viewing
13:30 - 14:00 Overview of the various applications of pipe bursting technology
Speaker: Roger Wahl - Tracto-Technik UK Ltd
An overview of MENA rehabilitation projects using sectional repairs for small and large pipelines
Speaker: Colin Tickle - Blue Hat Middle East, UAE
14:00 - 14:20 Evolution… Apollo Techno International Fzco
Speaker: Rajan David - Apollo Techno International FZCO UAE
Modern Technology for UV CIPP Lining and Robotic cutting and repair
Speaker: Thomas Lengger - IMS Robotics GmbH
14:20 - 14:40

Pilot tube guided boring solutions meet project challenges
Speaker: Rabie Ruziek, Akkerman Inc, & Terranaut Technology

The Advancement in Technology For Cured In Place Pipe (CIPP) Renovation
Speaker: Phil Steele - RSM Lining Supplies Global, UK
15:00 - 15:30 Why PE100+ Association?
Speaker: Sultan Alkedi, Borouge PTE, UAE
A review of mechanical and water powered cleaning systems for small and large pipe networks
Speaker: Richard Swan - Picote UK Ltd
15:30 Conference Close
16:00 Exhibition Close


The organisers reserve the right to amend the programme or substitute speakers at any time if necessary.



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