102221 - October 2021 Geotechnical Mini-Series - Session 1

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 08:00 AM - Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:00 AM

CT Valley Chapter of the Geo-Institute

Please join CSCE at the Connecticut Valley Geo-Institute Virtual Mini-Series: Emerging Geotechnical Markets and Technologies. The Mini-Series will be held in two separate 2-hour sessions on October 22 and 29, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. EDT. Each session is worth 2 New York State Professional Development Hours (NYS PDHs).

Speaker(s)

8:00-9:00 a.m. EDT       Drivecast Grouted Displacement Pile

Matthew Conte, CPC, Owner/Operator, Conte Company, LLC

Matthew Conte is a third-generation owner/operator of Conte Company and Founder of Innovative Foundation Systems. He has more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry with over 15 years of pile installation experience throughout New England for all types of applications and soil conditions. Mr. Conte earned his B.S. in civil engineering at the Syracuse University L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science and is a Certified Professional Constructor. Mr. Conte is the President of the Guild of Professional Helical Pile Installers and Co-Chair on the DFI Helical Piles and Tiebacks Committee.  He has created multiple patents for the deep foundation industry and has published case studies and given lectures on the use and innovations of helical and displacement pile products.

9:00-10:00 a.m. EDT     Emerging Thinking – Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering

Kimberly Martin, Ph.D., P.E., Senior Engineer - Innovation and Sustainability, Keller - North America

With over 13 years in the geotechnical industry, Kimberly Martin previously worked at ExxonMobil as a lead geotechnical engineer on development projects across the globe. She is the past chair of the Arizona Geo-Institute and is the Region 8 representative for the Geo-Institute's Local Involvement Committee. Dr. Martin also serves on the sustainability committees of the Geo-Institute and the Deep Foundations Institute. She is a member of the editorial panel for Engineering Sustainability, a journal published by the Institute of Civil Engineers. Dr. Martin holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Arizona, an M.S. in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. She recently completed her Ph.D. at Arizona State University with a focus on bio-inspired geotechnics and lifecycle sustainability within geotechnical engineering. In addition, she has devoted much of her career to improving diversity and inclusion within the engineering community.

kimberly martin photo

 

Sessions on October 29, 2021:

8:00-9:00 a.m. EDT       Presentation by a representative of Langan

9:00-10:00 a.m. EDT     Presentation by Theresa Loux, Ph.D., P.E., Technical Director, Aero Aggregates of North America, and Ben Cote, P.E., Technical Sales Manager, Aero Aggregates of North America

theresa loux bio and photo

Ben Cote is a Technical Sales Manager for Aero Aggregates, where he works alongside engineers, architects, owners, and contractors on lightweight fill applications in New England. Ben has 12 years of experience in ground improvement, instrumentation and monitoring, and geotechnical consulting. He is past-president of the Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers, past-chair of the Connecticut Valley Chapter of the ASCE Geo-Institute, and lives with his wife Erin, three kids and two dogs in Colchester.

Important Times

8:00-9:00 a.m. EDT       Drivecast Grouted Displacement Pile

Matthew Conte, CPC, Owner/Operator, Conte Company, LLC

9:00-10:00 a.m. EDT     Emerging Thinking – Sustainability in Geotechnical Engineering

Kimberly Martin, Ph.D., P.E., Senior Engineer - Innovation and Sustainability, Keller - North America

Registration

The registration fees for the Mini-Series are as follows:

$60 for both 2-Hour Sessions  

$40 for each 2-Hour Session

Register Now

Session 1 on October 22, 2021 (Registration Deadline: October 20th)

Session 2 on October 29th (Registration Deadline: October 27th)

Sponsorships

$250 sponsorship (includes 1 attendee registration for all 4 sessions, logo placement on all correspondence, and recognition in the opening slides)

**ALL PROCEEDS GO DIRECTLY TO THE CSCE SCHOLARSHIP FUND**

Register Now

This Mini-Series has been generously sponsored by:

AeroAggregates logo Subsurface Constructors Logo Helical Drilling Logo

langan logo  keller logo

 menard logo  Your Company Logo