No-Dig Down Under 2015, the premier trenchless conference and exhibition in the Southern Hemisphere, will be held at the Gold Coast Exhibition Centre 8-11 September 2015.
Throughout the four-day event, a packed conference program will feature streamed technical programs led by industry leaders and pioneers, an exhibition hall will display the most cutting edge equipment and service products and technologies, and a full suite of world-class social events will provide ample opportunities for networking and business development.
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN
Early bird registrations for No-Dig Down Under are now open! From now until 1 July 2015, delegates and visitors can enjoy a special discount on registration fees. To register for No-Dig Down Under 2015 and take advantage of the early bird discount rate, visit nodigdownunder.com.au/register
NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2015 ASTT AWARDS
The ASTT is now accepting nominations for the ASTT Awards, including the prestigious Project of the Year. Nominations for outstanding trenchless industry people, projects and new technologies for the 2015 ASTT awards will close 31 July 2015 – don’t miss this opportunity to nominate the best of the best in our industry.
The ASTT Awards recognise the cream of Trenchless Technology in Australasia and provides an ideal opportunity to promote individuals and companies active in the trenchless sector and the great work that they do.
*Early bird registration closes 1 July 2015
AND THE WINNER ISÉ
The winning projects will be featured in an upcoming issue of Trenchless Australasia. Entries will be judged by an independent panel. For more information or to nominate a worthy person, project or technology, visit nodigdownunder.com or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
2015 ASTT CATEGORIES
- Person of the Year
- Young Person of the Year
- Project of the Year – New installation
- Project of the Year – Rehabilitation
- New Technology – Machine, Tool, Material, System or Technique
PROJECT OF THE YEAR
You can nominate a project that you have been involved in or any other project you are aware of, provided it has been completed in Australasia. Please give a physical description of project, the location, the owner, engineer, contractor, and date completed as well as a description of why the project is being nominated.
Projects will be judged on: innovation in concept, novelty of technology, environmental benefit, occupational health and safety benefit, as well as overall presentation.
Projects of the year will be automatically nominated for the 2015 ISTT Awards, which will be presented in Istanbul, Turkey, later in the year.
PERSON OF THE YEAR
You can nominate an individual who has made major and sustained contributions to the trenchless industry in any area of activity within the industry. The award recognises a contribution over and above the call of duty. It does not recognise contributions to a specific company; rather to the whole industry.
YOUNG PERSON OF THE YEAR
This award also recognises major contributions to the industry, but the nominee must be aged under 40 as at 1 September 2015.
To qualify for the New Technology Award, the technology in question should demonstrate a practical development of trenchless systems or equipment the results in benefits such as improved economy, accuracy, speed of drive or replacement, ability to overcome difficult installations, etc.
Entries should be no more than 800 words, excluding any images or appendices, and presented in word or PDF format. Don’t forget to provide your own details too. You may be contacted if more information is needed to process the nomination.
Visit nodigdownunder.com to submit your entry by 31 July 2015.