Program Schedule

We look forward to seeing you in Dallas! Please note, all events and times are subject to change. Check back regularly for the latest schedule and details about conference events.

This unique two-day event – organized in partnership by North American Tunneling Journal and the Underground Construction Association – features table exhibits and session topics on the most cutting edge tunneling projects.


Sunday, November 14, 2021

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

NAT 2022 Planning Committee Meeting

Houston
3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Workshop Panel Session: Updating the Gold Book

Ft. Worth Ballroom

Monday, November 15, 2021

7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Open

Dallas Foyer
7:00 am – 8:00 am

Author’s Coffee

Prive
7:30 am – 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast & Coffee with Sponsors

Dallas Ballroom
8:00 am – 10:00 am

Opening & Keynote Presentation

Ft. Worth Ballroom
10:00 am – 10:30 am

Coffee Break with Sponsors

Dallas Ballroom
10:30 am – Noon

Technical Session: Research & Development

Ft. Worth Ballroom
Noon – 1:30 pm

Lunch with Sponsors

Dallas Ballroom
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Technical Session:
Resilience Through Design

Ft. Worth Ballroom
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Coffee Break with Sponsors

Dallas Ballroom
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Panel Session – R&D: From Idea to Implementation

Ft. Worth Ballroom
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Welcome Reception with Sponsors

Dallas Ballroom

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Open

Dallas Foyer
7:00 am – 8:00 am

Author’s Coffee

Prive
7:30 am – 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast with Sponsors

Dallas Ballroom
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Committee Meeting

Houston
8:00 am – 10:00 am Technical Session:
Digitalization & Automation
Ft. Worth Ballroom
10:00 am – 10:30 am

Coffee Break with Sponsors

Dallas Ballroom
10:30 am – Noon

Technical Session:
UCA Young Members (Next Generation Technology and Climate Change)

Ft. Worth Ballroom
Noon – 1:30 pm

Lunch with Sponsors

Dallas Ballroom
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Technical Session:
Resilient Solutions for Future Projects

Ft. Worth Ballroom
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Coffee Break with Sponsors

Dallas Ballroom
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Panel Session – TBM: Specification & Design Chair's Closing Remarks

Ft. Worth Ballroom

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Field Trip

Offsite
8:00 am – 11:00 am

RETC 2023 Planning Committee Meeting

Houston