Damage Prevention Conference

Where: Gold Coast Convention Centre, Broadbeach

When: 13-15 September 2017

Conference Timetable



Please contact committee@nulca.com.au for further details


What’s included: 3x Day Conference – Incl. brunch and afternoon refreshments
2x Evening Functions – Incl. dinner and drinks package

Wednesday and Thursday sessions

See Conference Timetable above

  • Insurance
  • Lidar
  • Permanent Markers
  • CGA
  • Data collection
  • Locate Principles
  • Locate Procedures
  • GPR
  • Multi Array GPR
  • AS5488
  • DBYD Certification
  • Vacuum excavation
  • Overhead utilities
  • Identification of Damage Prevention Technologies
  • USA 811 Process
  • Trenchless Technique issues
  • Plan Access
  • NZ Certification
  • Locating and alternate techniques
  • De-risking Projects by optimising the positional reliability of 3D SUI Models
  • Legislation

Locator and GPR workshops

Workshop schedule

Now available to everyone.

Session 3 free

Session 2 & 4 $200

Session 2          12.30-4.30
Guido Manacorda          IDS Georadar          3D and Multi Array GPR Mapping

Session 3          8.00-12.00
Mike Parilac          Staking U          Understanding Locating  –  Top ten things your locator does not  know

Session 4          12.30-4.30
Daniel Bigman          Learn GPR          Real Time Imagery

Evening Functions

Cocktail Dinner & Drinks Poolside
Both evening functions are included in all registration fees
(Partner registration $100 for both events)

Friday Sessions

Trial Simulation:- Who’s at Fault? (Sponsored by DBYD NSW)
Open Plenary session (Panel to be confirmed including local and international guests)
NULCA AGM (By attending the AGM, you receive $100 discount on next years renewal fee)


For bookings contact the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Surfers Paradise

5 Minute walk or one light rail stop from GC Convention Centre
$10 G Link (light rail) Tickets available at time of accommodation booking

$155 excluding breakfast
$175 including breakfast in the relish restaurant for one person daily
$195 including breakfast in the relish restaurant for two people daily

Contact details

Event – NULCA
Code – NL2

Robert Franklin:

Phone07 5592 9956

Special Prize - Trip for Two to the USA

*Trip for two to the CGA (Common Ground Alliance) to be held in Phoenix Arizona in March, 2018 to be drawn Thursday evening

*Two entry passes to the CGA conference

Registration Fee

NULCA Member Registration: $549
Registrations available to all staff, associates and partners made by the member

Non-Member Registration: $599

Speaker Registration: $499

Speaker Day Pass: $100
Includes day of presentation only and does not include evening events

Workshop Registration: $200
Registration available to Conference and Non Conference attendees



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