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Call for Abstracts/Papers

The 2018 TAC/NASTT-NW Tunnelling and Trenchless Conference organizing committee calls for members of the Canadian and international tunneling community to contribute recent research developments and advancements in their respective fields of interest and practice. The theme of the conference is Innovation in Underground Infrastructure.

Authors are invited to submit abstracts of a maximum of 300 words by April 15, 2018 (deadline now extended to May 4) through the Online Abstract/Paper Submission page of the conference web site. Abstracts can be written in English or French.

A detailed list of the proposed subtopics can be found on Technical Themes.

Invitations for the submission of full papers will be sent to authors whose abstracts are accepted by the conference's Technical Committee by May 18, 2018. Submitted papers will be reviewed prior to final acceptance for inclusion in the conference proceedings. At least one author of an accepted paper must register for the conference in order to upload a final paper and to be invited to make a presentation in the technical program.

Questions regarding sessions, topics and the technical program should be directed to the 2018 TAC/NASTT-NW Tunnelling and Trenchless Conference Technical Committee at