Whether you choose to get involved to gain exposure, build your competencies, gain leadership experience or give back to the profession, you’ll find a meaningful way to participate in the NASTT community.
Why Get Involved in the GLSLA Chapter?
- Build a power network of trenchless professionals in your area.
- Find local business resources.
- Learn about projects and solutions near you.
- Grow your expertise at regular meetings with your peers.
- Be a recognized leader on behalf of the GLSLA-area trenchless community.
Hands-on Volunteer Opportunities to Advance Your Career
- Present your technical paper at local seminars and conferences.
- Write articles for Trenchless/Sans Trenchee Journal.
- Serve on a committee or the chapter board.
- Be a mentor to students.
- Help get the word out on local projects and trenchless news.
NASTT Student Chapter
NASTT student resources engage students in trenchless technology to help them start their career empowered by professional networks, education and knowledge, research, volunteer experience, and NASTT awards and scholarships.
- Education and Training. The Education and Training Committee coordinates and promotes educational workshops and seminars that are co-sponsored with the Centre for Expertise and Research on Infrastructures in Urban Areas (CERIU), Centre for Advancement of Trenchless Technologies (CATT), and National Research Council (NRC). To get involved or for more information, please contact Bill Garibaldi, Chair.
- Trenchless/Sans Trenchée Journal. Supports content curation for GLSLA’s annual publication printed in English and French. GLSLA chapter members are welcome to submit project paper or other content and photos for future issues. Bruce Yao, Chair.
- Student Chapters. Provides local contacts and outreach to NASTT Student Chapters at Laval University and Queen’s University.
- Website. Supports the development of the GLSLA website. Brian Moreau, Chair.
Special Interest Areas
Municipalities interested in applying trenchless technology in a proactive manner can rely on GLSLA to foster education, research and act as a catalyst for effective technological and process change. We recognize that there is an evolving role for trenchless technologies and in helping infrastructure managers to ensure system performance and reliability.