North East Chapter Events
NDA North East Chapter Spring Training Day
Saturday April 27th, 2019
Location: Geosearch, Inc, 11 Chocksett Road, Sterling, Massachusetts
Topics/Focus: Soil and Rock Classification
Hard Hats are required
Presenter: Shawn W. Poff P.G.
Professional Geologist with 20 year of experience on a wide range of both environmental and geotechnical projects. Highly experienced in sub surface investigations throughout New England.
Shawn was the Chief Field Geologist for Hailey and Aldrich, Inc for almost 18 years and is currently working for Terracon Consultants, Inc as the Regional Exploration Manager for the Northeast.
7:30 AM to 8:15 AM - Registration, Coffee & Donuts, Safety inspection/Safety Awareness Test
8:15 AM to 8:30 AM - Safety Meeting, NDA Presentation and Introductions
8:30 AM to 9:15 AM - Standard Penetration Test and the Importance of Accurate SPT Data
ASTM D2488 Standard Penetration Test
9:15 AM to 10:00 AM - Classification of Soils/Rock Description and Classification
ASTM D2488 Visual-Manual Procedure
ASTM D2487 Unified (lab data)
Brief Geologic History of the Northeast and Current Geologic Conditions
10:00 AM to 10:15 AM - Break
10:15 AM to 12:15 PM - Hand-on Practice Session Identification of Soil/Rock (in groups)
12:15 PM to 1:00 PM - Lunch, Question/Answer, Raffles, Door Prizes
Qualifies for Continuing Education credits in New Hampshire
$25.00 members / $35.00 non-members
Vendor Tables: $100, plus a door prize
Breakfast $500.00 - SOLD
Lunch $1500.00 - SOLD
Thank you to our sponsors!
Chapter meetings and/or training days are networking events, not a job fair.