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Authors Overview

The RETC Planning Committee is planning another exciting tunneling program.


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:

  • Contract Practices
  • Project Planning
  • Design
  • Design/Build Projects
  • Difficult Ground
  • Drill and Blast
  • Environment, Health and Safety
  • Tunnel Rehabilitation
  • Future Projects
  • Geotechnical Considerations
  • Ground Support and Final Lining
  • Ground Control, Face Support and Monitoring
  • Grouting and Ground Modification
  • Hard Rock TBMs
  • Large Span Tunnels and Caverns
  • Microtunneling and Trenchless Tunneling
  • International Projects
  • Insurance
  • Impacts of COVID-19 on Tunneling Industry
  • 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 2020 of acceptance or otherwise.
 

Key Dates:

April 22, 2020 - Abstract Submission Open
June 30, 2020 - Abstracts Due for Consideration
September, 2020 - Notice of Acceptance
December 1, 2020 - Manuscripts Due

 

Ready to Submit Your Abstract Online?

Review the submission criteria and make your submission. 

 

Questions about RETC Abstract Submission?

For more information, please contact:
SME
12999 E. Adam Aircraft Circle
Englewood, CO 80112
E: authors@smenet.org
T: 303.948.4200

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Over four decades of conferences, RETC provides both the experienced tunneling professional and the individual just starting in the business the opportunity to stay connected while integrating new ideas and innovations into contracting, design, and construction.

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