ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress 2018

ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress 2018

Date: 21/04/2018 - 26/04/2018
TIme: All Day

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Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre

Sheikh Zayed Rd
United Arab Emirates

The ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress is the world’s leading tunnelling event, bringing together tunnel and underground space experts and professionals from all around the world. It is the one tunnelling event you cannot miss!

Join over 2000 engineers and professionals in exchanging the latest trends and innovations, learn from case studies, and discuss how tunnels will support future sustainable cities. Take the opportunity to network at multiple social events and, while you here, experience true Arabian hospitality and enjoy Dubai, the world’s most cosmopolitan city, and all it has to offer.

The topics of ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress will ensure an exchange of latest information and opinions and will provide an opportunity for the senior and young tunnelling professionals, as well as representatives to the academia and industry, to exchange new ideas, to establish research or business relations and to find partners for future collaboration.


The International Tunneling and Underground Space Association (ITA) is the leading international organization promoting the use of tunnels and underground space through knowledge sharing and application of technology. ITA represents all aspects of tunnel and underground space planning, design and construction. Since its formation in 1974, ITA has encouraged the use of the subsurface and has promoted advances in planning, design, construction, maintenance and safety of tunnels and underground space. Currently, over 70 Member Nations and hundreds of Corporate and Individual Affiliate Members are members of ITA.

Each year, ITA holds its General Assembly meeting and, at the same time, holds the ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress (WTC) in a different Member Nation around the world. WTC is the foremost international conference on tunneling and underground space where participants gather and share information to improve their industry. In 2016, the WTC will be held in San Francisco hosted by the Underground Construction Association (UCA).

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