UESI-Pgh - NUCA-PA 2021 Symposium

Leading the Way to Smarter Utility Engineering Design &

Construction Damage Prevention

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The ASCE Utility Engineering & Surveying Institute (UESI) Pittsburgh Chapter and the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) of Pennsylvania have partnered to deliver a virtual symposium on “Leading the Way to Smarter Utility Engineering Design & Construction Damage Prevention”. This one-day event will engage stakeholders in a lively discussion on the:

      • top concerns stakeholders commonly face during design and construction.
      • utility conflict coordination and management.
      • subsurface utility engineering in accordance with ASCE 38.
      • technology advancements and the direction of the industry.

Join us to gain important insights and perspectives on utility conflict coordination and management, interact with experts during the Q&A sessions, and learn how the industry is changing to improve utility engineering design and construction damage prevention. Earn up to 6 professional development hours and network with members of the industry.


Program Overview and Sessions

Nicholas Zembillas will be moderating the Main Event’s panel discussions with key stakeholders. Mr. Zembillas will seek their insight on important issues we are facing in the industry. Audience members are invited to contribute to the discussion during the Main Event and during the interactive Q&A Sessions with our panelists and speakers. 

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Event Platform


We are delivering the event virtually. The event site link will be available one week prior to the event. The event link will be emailed to registrants when it is available.

Event Disclaimer  |  Virtual Code of Conduct

    Event FAQ

    How do I access to the virtual platform?

    The virtual event platform will be emailed to registrants one week prior to the event.

    What is the best way to view the virtual event?

    Sessions can be viewed from your laptop or home computer, iPhone, iPad, and Android.  Supported browsers include Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge Chromium. All sessions will be hosted through Zoom or MS Teams. 

    How do I view a session?

    There are three session tracks. Main Event, Q&A Breakout Session, and Exhibitor Showcase. When the event platform goes live, you will be able to view sessions selecting the session under each Track. Sponsors will have the option of hosting live sessions during Exhibitor Showcase hours. You will be able to explore the site ahead of the event to familiarize yourself with the layout as well as save sessions to your calendar.

    When will on-demand sessions be available?

    Sessions will be recorded during the event day. Registrants can access recorded sessions on-demand within one week of the event date for about 90 days.

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    Contact Us

    Director Alma Rettinger, PE, arettinger@mckimcreed.com

    Producer Brenda Reigle, ed@nucapa.org

    Registration/Sponsorship Ashwin Ranna, EIT, ashwin.ranna@gmail.com

    Communications Kate McKinley, PLS, ksm@thggeophysics.com


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