UESI and Utility Risk Management
September 10, 2019

Mississauga Grand, 35 Brunel Rd,  Mississauga, ON, L4Z 3E8


Utility Engineering is a branch of Civil Engineering that focuses on the planning, position, design, construction, operation, maintenance, and asset management of any and all utility systems, as well as the interaction between utility infrastructure and other civil infrastructure.

UESI - the Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute - allows opportunities for all those interested to collaborate in advancing the technical and professional practices of utility engineering and surveying. This seminar will provide an overview of the goals of the UESI, including various advancements in utility mapping technologies and standards.  Viewpoints, needs, and issues from various stakeholders will be discussed, and will include speakers from the utility, consulting/construction, and municipal sectors. 

Who should attend?

Engineering consultants, contractors, technologists, municipal employees, field technicians, suppliers, infrastructure asset managers and anyone else who has an interest in municipal pipelines and wants to keep abreast of emerging industry trends to save money and environment.

What's included?

  • Course Material
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Refreshment during Networking Breaks
  • 0.7 CEUs (continuing education units)
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)


September 10, 2019 | Mississauga Grand, 35 Brunel Rd,  Mississauga, ON, L4Z 3E8

UESI and Utility Risk Management

8:00 - 8:30 AM | What is SUE, Lawrence Arcand, T2 Utility Engineers

8:30 - 8:50 AM | One Call, Locates, Bill 8, Douglas Lapp, ORCGA

8:50 - 9:30 AM | Best Practices, Processes, Policies, Mark Knight, University of Waterloo 

9:30 - 10:00 AM | SUE in the Context of RFPs – Client’s Perspective, Paolo Masaro, City of Richmond Hill

10:00 - 10:20 AM | Refreshment Break

10:20 - 10:50 AM | Overview and How to Write a Standard (ASCE 15, 26, 27, 28, 38), Jim Anspach, UESI

10:50 - 11:20 AM | Collection and Exchange of Utility Infrastructure Data (CSA S250) - How Canada is Leading the Charge - but Behind in Application, Shawn Maio,  Planview

11:20 - 11:50 AM | SUE in the Context of Linear Infrastructure Design (water, oil/gas), Brad Marin, GHD

11:50 AM - 12:20 PM | Best Practices for Getting SUE Done, John Scaife, Cole Engineering

12:20 - 13:00 PM | Lunch & Demos

13:00 - 13:25 PM | Identification of Telco Structure in the Ground for Support and Claim Reduction with the use of SUE Investigation, Chris Gill, C. Tech Bell Canada

13:25 - 13:50 PM | “Canadianizing” Existing Standards, Blaine Hunt

13:50 - 14:20 PM | ASCE Adjunct Addition to Assist Municipalities for the Use of SUE within RFP Language, Jim Anspach, UESI

14:20 - 14:40 PM | Refreshment Break

14:40 - 15:00 PM | SUE Implementation and Value from the Utility Perspective, Brad Clark, Enbridge Utilitities 

15:00 - 15:20 PM | Recognition of Utility Engineering within the PEO,  Steven Haddock, Enforcement & Advisory Officer, PEO

15:20 - 15:40 PM | Differences Between Utility Survey and Legal Survey (AOLS), Pedro Sena

15:40 - 16:00 PM | Use of CSA S250 (Canadian as-built Standard), MTM vs UTM and its Uses in Ontario, Mark Tulloch

16:00 - 16:30 PM | Exploring the Colorado Law (mandatory SUE investigations on Linear Infrastructure), Corey Biddle, LSIT Cardno

*Subject to modifications



Early Bird

(ends Aug 10)


(Aug 11 - Sep 6)


(after Sep 6)

CATT  Member* $375 $475 $575
UESI Member $375 $475 $575
Non-Member $550 $650 $750


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