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Cutting Edge Conference: Urban Tunneling

About the Conference

More than 80% of the US population currently resides in urban areas. With a population increase of 40% predicted by 2050, responding to the demand for improved underground utilities and transportation infrastructure will rapidly become one of the major challenges facing the future development of the nation. 
 
Featuring subject-specific presentations that focus on innovations and practical experience, and extended in-depth industry discussion sessions – which have become a trademark of this conference – Cutting Edge 2015 will educate and inform attendees on recent developments in urban tunneling technology. 
 
Session topics will include subjects such as: Planning and Use of Underground Space, Characterization of Ground Conditions in Urban Environments, Ground Modification and Mitigating Surface Impacts, Metro Station Construction, Developments in Urban Tunneling Technology.
 

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How can I submit a paper for the technical program?

All speakers are invited to speak by the program committee, there is not a call for papers for this conference, for more information about the technical program Amanda Foley (amanda@tunnelingjournal.com).

Where is the 2015 Cutting Edge Conference?

This conference will be held in Denver, CO at the Grand Hyatt.

Are there any exhibit opportunities with this conference?

Exhibit booth sales will open in May 2015.  For pricing and other information on securing exhibit space please contact UCA of SME Exhibits (exhibits@smenet.org).

How do I become a sponsor of the 2015 Cutting Edge Conference?

We have several sponosrship opportunities available, sponsorship sales will officially open in May 2015.  For more information about the different opportunities that are available and to secure your sponsorship please contact Laura Johnson (johnson@smenet.org).

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September 21-23, 2015

Grand Hyatt

Denver, CO

When will registration open for the 2015 Cutting Edge Conference?

Registration will open in June 2015.