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Authors Overview

The RETC Planning Committee has issued a call for presentations and is accepting abstracts. Abstracts for consideration are due June 1, 2016.


Topics

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

  • Contracting Practices and Cost
  • California Projects
  • Design and Planning
  • Design/Build Projects
  • Difficult Ground
  • Drill and Blast
  • Environment, Health and Safety
  • Tunnel Rehabilitation
  • Water and Gas Control
  • Future Projects
  • Geotechnical Considerations
  • Ground Support and Final Lining
  • Grouting and Ground Modification
  • Hard Rock TBMs
  • Large Span Tunnels and Caverns
  • Microtunneling and Trenchless Tunneling
  • International Projects
  • New and Innovative Technologies
  • Pressure Face TBM Case Histories
  • Pressure Face TBM Technology
  • Risk Management
  • SEM/NATM
  • Shafts and Mining
  • Tunneling for Sustainability


Dates & Deadlines

Please read the following information carefully and mark your calendar with important dates and deadlines.

Prospective authors are asked to submit a 100-word abstract. For detailed guidelines for submitting a successful abstract, please visit Abstract Submission. Submitters will be notified in September 2016 of acceptance or otherwise.
 

Key Dates

April 22, 2016 - Abstract Submission Open
June 1, 2016 - Abstracts Due for Consideration
September 1, 2016 - Notice of Acceptance
December 15, 2016 - Manuscripts Due

 

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Questions about RETC Abstract Submission?

For more information, please contact:
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Englewood, CO 80112
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