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    Cutting Edge
    Advances in Tunneling Technology

  • Early Registration
    Ends October 3, 2016

    Take advantage of super discounted pricing!

November 6-9, 2016
The Concourse Hotel at Los Angeles Airport

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 2016 will educate and inform attendees on recent developments in urban tunneling technology.

Industry Leaders

Leading tunneling companies and industry thought leaders attend Cutting Edge, bringing the latest in technology, innovation and insight to urban tunneling.

Engaging Technical Sessions

Learn from some of the brightest minds in the tunneling industry today in our educational and engaging technical sessions. Focusing on trending topics and issues affecting the industry, Cutting Edge technical sessions are the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge base and gain insight into industry trends.

Prime Location

Located in the heart of the nation's most active region for urban tunneling, Los Angeles, CA. Explore regional tunneling projects in depth and learn new developments.

Social Connect

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Our 2016 Sponsors

About Cutting Edge

From Los Angeles' numerous urban transportation and water tunnel projects, to California High Speed Rail and the massive Bay Delta Conservation Tunnels, California's tunneling industry is booming. In 2016, the fifth annual Cutting Edge Conference will convene in Los Angeles to look at the latest advances in tunneling technology and methodology and how they can be harnessed to assist the region's major upcoming underground projects. Featuring a tailored high-end single-track program of subject-specific presentations that focus on innovation and practical experience, the two-day conference will continue the Cutting Edge tradition of in-depth technical discussion with extended question and answer time.

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Attending the Cutting Edge 2016 Tunnleing Conference is an amazing opportunity to network, learn and grow. With our extensive technical sessions and our world class speakers, Cutting Edge is the must attend tunneling conference of the year.

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Sponsoring helps make our conference successful. Each of our sponsors play a large part in making Cutting Edge possible and to help bring our attendees a top-notch experience. Cutting Edge has many different conference sponsorship opportunities available.


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