Session Recordings from the VMWDPTC Now Available

The 2020 Virtual Midwest Damage Prevention Conference (VMWDPTC) featured more than a dozen sessions on the latest and greatest in damage prevention tools and training. Whether you missed the conference or want to re-watch a session you enjoyed, session recordings are available on the conference website. Watch sessions to learn more about Indiana 811 and… Read more

Renowned Speakers You Won’t Want to Miss at the VMWDPTC

Join us next Thursday, Nov. 5 at the Virtual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference (VMWDPTC) for a day full of thought-provoking sessions and damage prevention training. This year, we’re thrilled to bring you two renowned speakers whose captivating, firsthand accounts shed light on the importance of safety and disaster preparedness. Keynote Speaker Commander Kirk Lippold,… Read more

ONE WEEK AWAY: Virtual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference

The Virtual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference is only one week away! Join us on Thursday, November 5 for a full day of breakout training seminars, featured safety speakers and damage prevention fun! Leading experts will delve into a variety of safety topics during live webinar sessions throughout the day. Topics range from an introduction… Read more

Continuing Education Units at the Virtual MWDPTC

The 2020 Virtual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference (VMWDPTC) will provide an opportunity for attendees to receive Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credit for tuning in to training sessions. Attendees who participate in online training sessions at the 2020 Virtual MWDPTC will be eligible to receive CEU credits for Wastewater, Drinking Water and Well Water and… Read more

Damage Prevention Training for All Experience Levels at the Virtual MWDPTC

The Virtual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference is less than two weeks away! Register now to attend a full day of online training on November 5. View the full schedule and session details to plan your day at the 2020 Virtual MWDPTC. You must register for the conference before registering for individual speakers and sessions…. Read more

Meet Your Damage Prevention Liaisons at the VMWDPTC

Indiana 811 and Kentucky 811 have new liaison teams that offer educational training and support for damage prevention stakeholders in Indiana and Kentucky. We’re excited to share that liaisons from each state will be hosting sessions at the Virtual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference (VMWDPTC) to formally introduce themselves and talk about training opportunities available… Read more

Plan Your Day at the Virtual MWDPTC

The Virtual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference (VMWDPTC) is about two weeks away! The full event schedule is now available online. The VMWDPTC will offer a variety of educational training sessions constructed for all damage prevention stakeholders such as excavators, locators, member utilities, emergency responders and more. Session descriptions and learning objectives can be found… Read more

You’re Invited to the First VIRTUAL Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference!

Please join us for a day of damage prevention education at the 2020 Virtual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference (VMWDPTC), hosted by Indiana 811 and Kentucky 811. On Thursday, November 5, 2020 damage prevention stakeholders from around the country will gather virtually to attend live sessions led by nationally renowned speakers and regional leaders in… Read more

The Story-Telling Brain: John Brix Returns to the Virtual MWDPTC

John Brix, the highest rated speaker from the 2019 MWDPTC, will be returning to the virtual conference this year to discuss “The Story-Telling Brain.” This session will help you to manage both everyday anxiety and stress that can occur on jobsites, such as balancing safety concerns with production expectations and time constraints. Tune in on… Read more

Teaching Your Customers About Private Utilities

Indiana 811 Members: As you may know, some underground utilities on personal property will NOT be marked by Indiana 811 member utilities because they are private utilities and not owned or operated by Indiana 811 members. To illustrate the differences between private and public utilities, please visit You will find more information and examples… Read more