The 13th Annual Breakthroughs in Tunneling Short Course is Going Virtual

Tunneling A to Z with Industry Professionals

Oct 05, 2020 - Oct 09, 2020
Target groups: skilled tradesmen, engineers, technicians, labourers
Category: Seminar


Monday, October 5

Planning, Geotechnical Investigations, Tunnel Design and Risk Mitigation

  • Geotechnical Investigations and Risk in Tunneling – Greg Raines, Stantec
  • Baseline Reports, Project Means and Methods – Don Del Nero, Hatch
  • Tunnel Planning, Design and Constructability – Gary Brierley, Dr. Mole
  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation in Tunneling – Bob Goodfellow, Aldea Services
Tuesday, October 6

Innovations and Latest Developments in Hard Rock, Soft and Mixed-Ground Tunnel Construction

  • Latest Developments in EPB Machines
  • Innovations in Slurry and Hybrid TBMs
  • Developments in Hard Rock TBMs – Levent Ozdemir, Ozdemir Engineering
  • NATM/SEM Design and Construction – Vojtech Gall, Gall Zeidler
Wednesday, October 7

Challenges and Opportunities in Super-Large Diameter Tunnel Design and Construction

  • Planning for Super Large Diameter Tunnels – Anthony Bauer, HNTB and Ronak Naik, VTA
  • Design and Construction Challenges for Large Diameter Tunnels
  • Design and Operational Challenges in Super Large Diameter TBMs
  • Large Tunnel Case History- Hong Kong TM – CLK Project – Bob Frew, AECOM
Thursday, October 8

Innovations in Ground Improvement and Support Precast and Final Lining Design and Construction

  • Latest Ground Improvement and Grouting Techniques – Dennis Boehm, Hayward Baker
  • Innovations in Ground Probing and Pre-Excavation Grouting – Nils Kofoed, Kiewit
  • Innovations in Segmental Liner Design and Construction
  • Tunnel Portal and Shaft Design and Construction – Glen Boyce, McMillen Jacobs
Friday, October 9

Tunnel Instrumentation, Settlement Control, Process Optimization and Cost Estimating

  • Tunnel Instrumentation and Settlement Control – Zwangwei Ning, Sixsense
  • Tunnel Process Control and Data Management – Lars Babendererde, Babendererde Engineering
  • Tunneling Challenges in Urban Areas – Nasri Munfah, AECOM
  • Tunnel Achievement Award: L.A. Metro Regional Connector


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Target language English


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