Discover how improvements in risk control, data analysis and data sharing, and emerging technologies can drive efficiencies in the damage prevention process and enhanced safety outcomes.

Explore the creation, development and implementation of new ideas and practices. Learn about the latest methodologies and efficiencies in damage prevention.

Access practical information on navigating local, state and federal policies to build effective relationships and coalitions. Learn about the latest strides made in state-level damage prevention legislation and what is on the horizon at the national level.

Discover new active communication techniques to help better understand your audience. Deepen your knowledge of effective, multi-channel
communications practices and key performance indicators.

Learn how to build a culture that prioritizes safety, drives performance, enhances your brand and improves business results. These sessions will
equip individuals to understand how their unique roles play an important part in reducing utility damages.

Where complex industry challenges intersect with innovative industry solutions! Bringing our exhibit floor to life, exhibitors will have the opportunity to provide case-studies, cutting-edge technology solutions and proven data via this moderated forum.

Program Schedule


Keynote Speaker

Pre-Conference Workshop

Combining Electromagnetic Locators and GPR for a Complete Locate

Presented by Sensors & Software from Radiodetection

April 4, 2022  |  1:00pm - 4:00pm

As more underground infrastructure develops, it becomes increasingly important to locate and map buried utilities in order to prevent accidents and damage to infrastructure. Using Electromagnetic Locators and GPR together will provide the most accurate locate. This workshop combines theory and hands-on time with the equipment. The following topics will be covered:

Overview of EM
Overview of GPR
Importance of combining technologies
Benefits & pitfalls
Hands-on data collection
Case studies

Please note: There is an additional $150 per person fee for the workshop and not included in regular conference registration. A conference registration is not required to register for this workshop.