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

3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Workshop Panel Session – Updating the Gold Book

 

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

Ft. Worth Ballroom
8:00 am – 10:00 am

Opening & Keynote Session

Dallas Ballroom
10:00 am – 10:30 am

Coffee Break & Exhibition

Ft. Worth Ballroom
10:30 am – Noon

Technical Sessions: R&D

Dallas Ballroom
Noon – 1:30 pm

Lunch & Exhibition

Ft. Worth Ballroom
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Technical Sessions:
Resilience Through Design

Dallas Ballroom
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm

Coffee Break & Exhibition

Ft. Worth Ballroom
3:45 pm – 5:15 pm

Technical Sessions:
Panel-R&D: From Idea to Implementation

Dallas Ballroom
5:15 pm – 6:45 pm

Exhibit Hall Reception

Ft. Worth 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 & Coffee

Ft. Worth Ballroom
8:00 am – 10:00 am Technical Sessions:
Digitalization & Automation
Dallas Ballroom
10:00 am – 10:30 am

Coffee Break & Exhibition

Ft. Worth Ballroom
10:30 am – Noon

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

Dallas Ballroom
Noon – 1:30 pm

Lunch & Exhibition

Ft. Worth Ballroom
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Technical Sessions:
Resilient Solutions for Future Projects

Dallas Ballroom
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Coffee Break & Exhibition

Ft. Worth Ballroom
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Technical Sessions:
Panel – TBM Specification and Design

Dallas Ballroom
5:15 pm

Closing Remarks

Dallas Ballroom

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Field Trip

Offsite
8:00 am – Noon

NAT 2022 Planning Committee Meeting

Houston 1
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

RETC 2023 Planning Committee Meeting

Houston 2