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Conference Program

The TAC 2016 Ottawa conference program overview is now available here. A full complement of technical, trade exhibition and social events is planned for delegates. Please click here for the detailed technical program showing the daily assignment of the oral presentations to the sessions.

In addition to the comprehensive program of keynote plenary talks and oral and poster presentations, the conference has organized a technical tour on Sunday, October 16, and includes the TAC 2016 Annual General Meeting and presentation of the Tunnelling Association of Canada's 2016 Achievement Awards on Monday, October 17.

Our opening plenary speaker on Monday, October 17 will be Steve Cripps, Director of the City of Ottawa’s Rail Implementation Office. Mr. Cripps will provide an overview of the planning and procurement process for the engineering design and construction of Ottawa’s $2.1B Confederation Line LRT, schedule to open in 2018.