Apr 02
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 Lateral Load Behavior of Pile Groups Based on Full-Scale Tests

Kyle Rollins, Ph.D., M. ASCE, Professor of Civil Engineering, Brigham Young university

9:45am - 10:30am The Failures of Edenville and Sanford Dams on May 19th, 2020

Daniel Pradel, PhD PE GE DGE, Professor, The Ohio State University

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

11:00am - 12:00pm Engineering Software, Risk Management, and Engineering Judgment

Charles D. Hubbard, PE, PG, Technical Leader, Principal Engineer-Geologist, Braun Intertec Corporation

12:00pm - 12:45pm Luncheon

Afternoon General Session

Presiding: Stacia Zink, PE, Planning Committee Member

12:45pm - 2:00pm Ethics is Always Personal

Aaron Putze, APR (Accredited Public Relations), Speaker, Author, and Coach, Putze Ink

2:00pm - 2:45pm Settlement Analysis Methods with Ground Improvement

Justin Warner, PE, Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Richard Gernant, PE, Principal Engineer, Ground Improvement Engineering, LLC

2:45pm - 3:00pm Break

3:00pm - 4:00pm Rehabilitate, Don't Replace: In Situ Repair of Failed Reinforced Soil Slope in Fort Dodge, A Case History

Roch Player, PE, BC.GE, PMP, Vice President, Braun Intertec Corporation
Andrea Troiano, PE, Project Development Engineer, Geostabilization International

4:00pm - 4:45pm Artificial Intelligence Applications in Geotechnical Engineering

Ceylan Halil, Ph.D., Dist.M.ASCE, Professor & Director, Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Department, Iowa State University