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:: What you’ll learn: Conference session overview

2009 Greater Chesapeake Damage Prevention Training Conference – Presented by Miss Utility of Maryland, Miss Utility of Delmarva and District One Call

October 21-23, 2009 – Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel – Ocean City, Maryland

Click here for a PDF of the conference program. You will receive a printed copy of this upon check in at the registration table at the Clarion in Ocean City.

Full conference sessions

Anatomy of a Damage Investigation
Sponsored by Rhino Marking and Protection Systems
Click to download session presentations: (1 of 3), (2 of 3), (3 of 3)

Participants will learn the impact of underground utility incidents and the meaning and purpose of post-incident investigations. Additionally, attendees will learn proactive skills and techniques to properly defend themselves in an investigation. This session will include real-life scenarios.

Panel discussion moderated by Scott Brown, Washington Gas

Law Change Roundtable
Click to download session presentations: Delaware, Maryland

Members of the law change committees in Maryland and Delaware will address potential changes to their respective one-call laws. Learn how these potential changes came about and what they mean to all damage prevention stakeholders. Half of the time allotted for this session will be dedicated to attendees’ questions.

Presented by Jim Barron, Chairman, Maryland Law Change Steering Committee, and a member of the Delaware Law Change Committee

Panel discussion moderated by Tom Baldwin, BGE

Break out sessions

Focus on Fiber Optics
Sponsored by SSG, LLC

Subject matter experts in the telecommunication industry will discuss the prevalence of fiber optics, and the financial ramifications that can result from damaging them. Participants will learn how to protect themselves from these costly repairs.

Presented by John Hughes, Verizon
Discussion moderated by Vince Healy, Verizon

Trench Safety
Click to download session presentations: OSHA, DC WASA, MOSH

Participants will learn current OSHA regulations and consequences of noncompliance while working in or around trenches. This moderated panel discussion will feature excavation safety experts from Delaware, Maryland and Washington, D.C.

Presented by Vince Soss, OSHA, Craig Lowry, MOSH, and Everett Lawlis, DC WASA
Discussion moderated by Elaine Middleton, Associated Utility Contractors of Maryland

Excavating Safely Near Water and Sewer Laterals
Click to download session presentations: (1 of 2), (2 of 2)

Industry experts will demonstrate what can occur when water and sewer laterals are not located prior to excavation. Discussion will focus on a pilot program that identifies these laterals and creates an effective solution for managing cross bore risks.

Presented by Dan Weaklend, NPL Construction, and Jack Morrow, Washington Gas
Discussion moderated by Tony Gersitz, Miss Utility of Delmarva, and Kevin Woolbright, WSSC

Beyond Just Taking Calls – Miss Utility/District One-Call Center Services That Save Time and Money
Sponsored by National Ticket Management System www.managetickets.com
Click here to download session presentation.

One-call center personnel will give an overview and demonstration of the latest technological advances that will give you more from your regional one-call center provider. This session will cover new mapping products and ticket processing software.

Presented by Dora Parks, General Manager, Miss Utility/District One-Call Center

Excavating Safely Near Gas and Hazardous Material Utility Lines
Click here to download session presentation.

The U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline & Hazardous Material Safety Administration will provide a presentation on the Office of Pipeline Safety’s key damage prevention initiatives, including PHMSA’s damage prevention enforcement authority and significant damage prevention research and development projects.

Presented by Sam Hall, PHMSA
Discussion moderated by Dave Kertis, Delmarva Power

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