2022 Clinic Agenda

Below you will find the general agenda for the 2022 clinic. This agenda will be updated as we get closer to the conference date, so be sure to check back here periodically!

Monday, April 11th
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM Travel
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Vendor Set Up and Registration Opens
Tuesday, April 12th
Breakfast On Your Own
Tech Session #1: Groundwater and Wells
8:00 AM - 8:05 AM Welcome! David Thomas, CDOT
8:05 AM - 9:05 AM Colorado Well Permitting Kevin Donegan, CO DNR
9:05 AM - 10:05 AM NGWA University Powered by Oklahoma State University Robert Keyes, AEI Corp.
10:05 AM - 10:30 AM Break
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Tech Session #2 - Drilling and Utilities
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Advantages and Disadvantages of Some of the Most Common Drilling Techniques Robert Schiermeyer, Keller North America Inc.
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM Improving Communications Todd Griffeth, CO 811
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch / Steering Committee Meeting
Sponsored by
Tech Session #3 - Sampling Techniques
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM Introduction to the National Driller's Association Sam Connelly, NDA
1:35 PM - 2:20 PM Undisturbed Sampling Matt Vaas, Acker Drill Company
2:20 PM - 3:05 PM SPT Automatic Hammer Maintenance and Calibration Doug Wisiniewski, CME
3:05 PM - 3:30 PM Break
Tech Session #4 - Core and Sonic Drilling
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Core Bit History / Coring Drilling 101 Bill Siar / Eric Hajek, Diedrich Drill
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM Sonic Drilling Applications Mike Scaringella, Terra Sonic International
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Social
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Wednesday, April 13th
Breakfast On Your Own
Tech Session #5 - CPT and Direct Push
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Growing Your Business With CPT Ryan Langlois, Vertek CPT
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Direct Push Drilling / What You Can Do With a Geoprobe John Fontana, Vista Geoscience
10:00 AM - 10-30 AM Break
Tech Session #6 - Geophysics, MWD, and Fluids
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Seismic and Drilling Applications Row Bowling, Collier Geophysics
11:00 AM - 11:35 AM 5 Step Process for Mixing Drilling Fluid Bill Rhoads, Halliburton
11:35 AM - 12:05 PM Montana DOT's Experience With MWD' Paul Hilchen, Montana DOT
12:05 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
Tech Session #7 - Limited Access and Geohazards
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Limited Access Drilling Justin Petersen, Geostabilization International
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM A Sinking Feeling Melissa Boyd / David Thomas, Colorado DOT
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM SEDC 2023 Jonathan Neace, Montana DOT
3:50 PM - 4:10 PM Boot Camp: What to Expect Sherri Meiklejohn, Authentic Drilling
4:10 PM - 4:30 PM Awards and Closing Matthew Marxen, SEDC
Thursday, April 14th
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Off-Site Driller Boot Camp at Authentic Drilling ATTENTION: Masks are required on the bus to and from the clinic.