North American Tunneling Conference

The North American Tunneling Conference (NAT) is the premier biennial tunneling event for North America, bringing together the brightest, most resourceful and innovative minds in the tunneling and underground construction industry. The four-day conference will focus on the information, advances and projects in North America along with the victories and challenges of working in diverse environments.

Jun 24, 2018 - Jun 28, 2018
Target groups: skilled tradesmen, engineers, technicians, students, decision makers, managerial staff
Category: Conference


The 2018 NAT Conference is the top regional mining conference in the nation, focusing on developments, innovatins, issues and trends affecting the underground construction and tunneling industry. Conference chairs, speakers and organizers have hundreds of years of experience and are poised to expand your horizons and provide the insight and knowledge that you will use in your day-to-day operations.

The North American Tunneling Conference has lots to offer:

  • Industry-Specific Exhibit Hall
    • No other conference will bring together vendors specific to your line of work. Visit the 140 vendors and receive a hands-on experience of the latest and greatest products and services in the industry.
  • Substantial Technical Sessions
    • Experience the numerous technical sessions covering every aspect of tunneling and underground construction. Learn from the experts as they share the challenges and successes of working in the field. Guaranteed to enlighten.
  • Infinite Networking opportunities
    • Make sure to bring your business cards! You will have every opportunity to engage with industry professionals from aroung the world at conference sponsored networking events, luncheons and dinners. Just what you need to expand your network.

With 1,000 attendees from all around the world, there is no better place than NAT 2018 to engage, connect and network with industry professionals. Network with peers at our opening night reception, luncheons, networking events and refreshment breaks. Attend the exhibit hall where 140 exhibitors will provide hands-on demonstrations of new innovative products used in the industry.

Washington Marriot Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Rd
DC 20008 Washington
United States
Target language English


The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME)

1299 E. Adam Aircraft Circle

CO 80112 Englewood

United States


+1 303 949 4200


+1 303 973 3845



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