Mar 22
8:00am - 10:00am Registration

Morning General Session
Presiding: Zach Thomas, PE, Chairman

8:25am - 8:30am Welcome and Introductory Remarks – Chairman Zach Thomas, PE

8:30am - 9:45am Cross USA Lecture - Peak, Fully Softened, and Residual Shear Strengths for Slope Stability Analyses

Timothy Stark, Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

9:45am - 10:30am Trout Run Trail Slide

Bryan Ripp, Senior Engineer, Braun Intertech Corporation, Minneapolis, MN

10:30am - 11:00am Break and Exhibits

11:00am - 12:00pm Prediction of Time Sensitive Settlement Performance with CPTs

Ehssan Hoomaan, Turner Construction Company, New York, NY; Brett E. Bradfield, Senior Geotechnical Consultant, Terracon, Chicago, Illinois and Des Moines, Iowa.

12:00pm - 1:00pm Luncheon

Afternoon General Session
Presiding: John Puls, PE

1:00pm - 2:00pm Deep Foundations in The Transportation Industry

Liz Smith, Vice President, Senior Principal, Terracon Consultants, Inc., Round Rock, TX

2:00pm - 2:45pm Geotechnical Design Challenges of the of BNSF Bridge 3.8 over the Missouri River near Plattsmouth, Nebraska

Scott Mackiewicz, VP/Principal Engineer, Braun Intertec, Shawnee, KS

2:45pm - 3:00pm Break

3:00pm - 3:45pm Management of Environmental Conditions Encountered During Site Redevelopment

Dennis Sensenbrenner, Senior Geology Consultant, Terracon, Cedar Rapids, IA

3:45pm - 4:45pm Understanding Our Ethical Obligations

Rick Fosse, Professor of Practice, University of Iowa College of Engineering