The 2019 PE Showcase Abstracts are written and the presentations are being prepared by the PE industry's leading speakers. Take a look at the Showcase Session Summaries.
New to PE: Highly rated with improvements from 2018, covers history, players, how PE is made, what it does and who we sell to. Great session for new staff.
PE DEMO: Highly rated in 2018, all demo session covering butt, EF and saddle fusion: mechanical, repair, connections and squeeze off.
History of Pipe: Highly rated from 2018, deep background on pipe history to put HDPE in context as you sell PE in your markets.
PVC vs DIP vs HDPE: Highest rated, learn about major pipe types and compare them. People LOVE this session because it gives them key selling tools.
DL6 - Users R Teachers: Highly rated, McElroy does great job at teaching the ins and outs of the DataLogger 6, the world's best fusion tool.
Large Diameter EF: Not all fusions are created equal, learn about large diameter electrofusion and how to make it work as designed.
Testing of HDPE: Learn about manufacturer's testing and field testing of HDPE prior to installation.
Chlorine and HDPE: Highly rated, some love to criticize HDPE because "it fails in the presence of chlorine." Learn how to counter the lies and share the facts.
Trench Safety: Stay safe in and around trenches with this session on best safety practices.
Drilling Mud 101: Baroid manufacturers of drilling mud, visits us to share what we need to know about this critical element of HDD jobs.
Distributor Panel: Two from each distributor may join the round table to discuss issues, moderated by the Alliance.
Contractor Panel Bursting: Moderated session, veteran contractors, recommendations, lessons learned, how can we do better?
Standards: Highly rated. What we need to know when we talk to engineers and owners about our products.
Root Cause Analysis: Highly rated in 2018, how and why does PE occasionally fail in the field. What you should tell owners, contractors, operators.
Software and HDPE: Highly rated, PPI's software provide your customers and owners with a valuable resource, learn how to provide top line information.
Bursting w/ all Pipes: We hear about pipe bursting with pipes other than HDPE, learn how to position HDPE vs other pipe types.
Pipe Bursting Handbook: A new book was published this year by NASTT on all trenchless methods, taught by one of the authors.
Go to: http://www.pepipe.org/2019-pe-showcase-overview to sign up!