2019 Trade Show Class Schedule

 

The 2019 KYGWA Trade Show has been approved! Make your plans now for which classes, meetings, and discussions you would like to attend.

If you need a downloadable copy of the schedule, please click on the following link:

KYGWA – Class Schedule 2019 (tentative)

 

THURSDAY – MARCH 1, 2018

7:00am Main Exhibit Area Vendors can start setting up.
9:30am Main Exhibit Area KYGWA Meeting
12:00pm Main Exhibit Area Trade Show Opens
1:00pm

2:00pm

Ellis/Turfway Room Protecting Your Biggest Investment – Your Rig David Walker, Rotary Drill Service

Covering routine maintenance, some basic safety info, basic compressor maintenance and repair, hydraulic system maintenance and basic testing, and a brief section on synthetic fluids and filtration.

Church Hill Room 811 For ContractorsTim Vaughn, Kentucky 811 

Presentation covering the requirements for anyone involved in drilling to contact 811 prior to digging.  Also discussed are recent legislation which will impact all drillers when you make an 811 call.

Keenland Room Soil Sampling Methodology and Tooling Rick Hutchings, Central Mine Equipment 

A discussion of soil sampling tools and methods from tried and true to new and exotic technology.  Rick will cover some of the sampling methods your customers may request and how to properly collect the field data safely and consistently.

2:00pm

3:00pm

Ellis/Turfway Room NDA Rig Safety and Maintenance 101 (hour 1 of 2)Rob Caho, Geoprobe Systems

Understanding the operation, complete maintenance and necessary safety precautions for all types of drilling rigs.   It is of vital importance for obtaining maximum performance and safe, trouble-free operation, that the maintenance and adjustment procedures are carried out properly and on schedule.

Church Hill Room NDA Rig Safety and Maintenance 101 (hour 1 of 2)Rob Caho, Geoprobe Systems

Understanding the operation, complete maintenance and necessary safety precautions for all types of drilling rigs.   It is of vital importance for obtaining maximum performance and safe, trouble-free operation, that the maintenance and adjustment procedures are carried out properly and on schedule.

Keenland Room Fluids 101Mark Whittle, Baroid IDP

The basic fundamentals of mud, air and foam.  Mixtures, formations, and other factors can dramatically impact the effectiveness of your fluid.

3:00pm

4:00pm

Ellis/Turfway Room NDA Rig Safety and Maintenance 101 (hour 2 of 2)Rob Caho, Geoprobe Systems

Understanding the operation, complete maintenance and necessary safety precautions for all types of drilling rigs.   It is of vital importance for obtaining maximum performance and safe, trouble-free operation, that the maintenance and adjustment procedures are carried out properly and on schedule.

Church Hill Room VF Drive Bob McClain, Franklin Electric

Variable Frequency Drives in water transfer from residential to municipal.  Additional improved efficiency with Permanent Magnet (PM) Motors.  Will include a slide show presentation / Q&A.

Keenland Room Insurance You May Not Know You Need  Jim Wetterer, Brown & Brown of Kentucky

Insurance is complex and constantly changing.  Many involved in the drilling business are underinsured or have the wrong type of insurance for the job at hand.  Having the right coverage is critical to protecting you and your business from costly litigation.

4:00pm

5:00pm

Main Exhibit Area BREAK, SNACKS, CASH BAR – SOCIAL HOUR
5:00pm

6:00pm

Main Exhibit Area VISIT WITH VENDORS, EXHIBITORS, and REGULATORS
6:00pm Main Exhibit Area AUCTION (Special Speakers)

Firearm Door Prize at end of Auction… (Moses Drilling Company)

Must Be Present to Win!

Donations from the auction proceeds are used to provide funding for the Scholarships Program and operations.

 

If an item is donated, please denote if it is for a door prize or if it’s for the auction.

 

 

FRIDAY – MARCH 1, 2019

6:30am

7:30am

Church Hill/Turfway Breakfast Buffet

NDA/KYGWA Speaker(s) Share…………Rob Caho/Mike Willey

8:00am

9:00am

Church Hill/Turfway Welcome NGWA/KYGWA/DOW Speakers   

KYGWA Association General Meeting

Open discussion for any or all for topics.

9:00am

10:00am

Ellis Room Value Productivity Cost of Drilling  Paul Haynes, Epiroc

Value Productivity Cost of Drilling.  In drilling, time is money.  Paul will help you make the most of your money by making the most of your time.

Turfway Room GROUTMark Whittle, Baroid IDP

The fundamentals of mixing the perfect batch of grout for your application.

10:00am

11:00am

Ellis Room Soil Sampling Methodology and Tooling Rick Hutchings, Central Mine Equipment 

A discussion of soil sampling tools and methods from tried and true to new and exotic technology.  Rick will cover some of the sampling methods your customers may request and how to properly collect the field data safely and consistently.

Turfway Room Soil Sampling Methodology and Tooling Rick Hutchings, Central Mine Equipment 

A discussion of soil sampling tools and methods from tried and true to new and exotic technology.  Rick will cover some of the sampling methods your customers may request and how to properly collect the field data safely and consistently.

11:00am

12:00am

Ellis Room 811 For ContractorsTim Vaughn, Kentucky 811 

Presentation covering the requirements for anyone involved in drilling to contact 811 prior to digging.  Also discussed are recent legislation which will impact all drillers when you make an 811 call.

Turfway Room DTH and Air Rotary Basics  Paul Haynes, Epiroc

Value Productivity Cost of Drilling.  In drilling, time is money.  Paul will help you make the most of your money by making the most of your time.

12:00pm Dismissed – Please drive careful and we hope to see you next year!

*PLEASE NOTE* Classes and Instructors are subject to change.

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