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Speakers Overview

The program/organizing committee for Cutting Edge is in the process of finalizing the program for this years’ conference.



This year’s conference will include the following topics:

  • Water Sustainability, Security & Resilience
  • The Challenges of Subaqueous Tunneling
  • Advances in Approaches to Procurement & Financing Underground Projects
  • Developments in Tunneling Materials, Equipment and Linings
  • Innovative Uses of Underground Space
  • Emerging Tunneling Trends & Technology
  • New Techniques for Renovation & Repair Projects
  • Developments in Digital Technology & 3D Imaging
  • Advancements in Excavation Technology

The program will also include panel/audience discussion sessions on topical issues facing the tunneling industry.

Dates & Deadlines

Speakers for the Cutting Edge Conference are selected by the conference committee and invited to present on specific subjects. There are no formal papers or proceedings, however copies of the presentations (where possible) are provided to delegates as reference materials.

Questions about Cutting Edge Submissions?

For more information, please contact
Cutting Edge 2018
Amanda Foley
E: amanda@tunnelingjournal.com
T: +44 (0) 1449 710 005