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11th Annual breakthroughs in tunneling short course

10/07/2018
11th Annual breakthroughs in tunneling short course

Celebrating its 11th year, the Breakthroughs in Tunneling Short Course is the longest running and most-attended course of its kind. Presented by leading practitioners from around the globe, the Breakthroughs in Tunneling Short Course focuses on real-world solutions for real-world problems. All aspects of tunneling will be covered including cutting-edge case studies, developing technologies and trends from around the globe.

Ground improvement and construction grouting has become an important part of tunnel and shaft construction. This year’s course will also include presentations by prominent speakers on various ground improvement techniques, including jet, compaction, permeation, consolidation and contact grouting, as well as ground dewatering and freezing for tunnel, shaft and cross-passage construction. Learn about probing and pre-excavation grouting during tunnel excavation, as well.

You are invited to attend the 11th Annual Breakthroughs in Tunneling Short Course in Denver, Colorado, September 10-12. You'll learn about the latest developments in tunnel design and construction and will be able to network with professionals from all aspects of the tunneling industry.

This year, there are 32 presentations which address a wide scope of tunneling topics from planning to site investigations to design to conventional and mechanized construction to ground improvement and to contracting practices presented by world renowned tunneling experts.  New topics this year include Tunnel Instrumentation and Settlement Control, Deep Soil Mixing, Global Tunnel Conveyance and Storage Systems, California WaterFix Tunnels, as well as presentations on ongoing, challenging tunnel projects and MORE!! 

Levent Ozdemir, Course Director said “Through my experience and fellow Course Director, Timothy Coss, we have successfully held over 40 tunneling related courses in the past 25 years, which were attended by over 4500 tunneling professionals from around the world. Our tunneling short course is directed towards experienced engineers and seasoned tunnel professionals, along with new practitioners who are building their career in the tunneling industry. The course is also designed to provide an effective forum for people to discuss their tunneling projects with experts in the field and excellent networking opportunities.

Along with the Tunnel Achievement Awards, this year we will present the Tunneling Speaker Awards to honor key individuals who have continuously shared their knowledge and expertise through the years at this course. The course will continue its tradition of providing the best business-oriented educational venue for tunneling professionals well into the future.”

 Visit http://link.rm0004.net/go/OhUpW9VGMgS4ElVx0nQIYA2/ to view the agenda and to register.

Register before July 30 and save. Looking forward to seeing you at the 11th Annual Breakthroughs in Tunneling Short Course. Thanks - Levent Ozdemir, Course Director



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