Speakers Overview

The program/organizing committee for Cutting Edge 2016 is in the process of finalizing the program for this years’ conference.


The committee will consider all abstracts covering any/all aspects of the tunneling industry including, but not limited to, the following topics:

  • Innovations in Deep Tunnels and Shafts Through Mountain Ranges for Civil and Mining Applications
  • Advancements in the use of BIM and Data Analysis in Underground Construction
  • Tunnel Construction Enabling Works in Urban and Rural Locations
  • Advancements in Tunneling Materials, Equipment and Safety
  • Advancements in Tunnel Inspection and Monitoring Technologies

The program will also include a panel/audience discussion session on a key topical issue facing the tunneling industry.

Dates & Deadlines

Speakers for the Cutting Edge Conference are selected by the conference committee and invited to present on specific subjects. There are no formal papers or proceedings, however copies of the presentations (where possible) are provided to delegates as reference materials.

Questions about Cutting Edge Submissions?

For more information, please contact
Cutting Edge 2016
Amanda Foley
E: amanda@tunnellingjournal.org
T: +1.603.452.7065