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The North American Tunneling Conference (NAT) is the premier biennial tunneling event for North America, bringing together the brightest, most resourceful and innovative minds in the tunneling and underground construction industry.

MEDIA RESOURCES & Marketing Tools


Welcome Members of the Media! Whether you are joining us on-site at NAT or covering the conference from afar, we are here to provide all of the latest conference information.

Conference Links:

  • Connect with Us: Get the latest social media conference updates and share your conference experience.
  • Marketing Tools: Access to the official conference logo in a variety of formats

About the Underground Construction Association, a Division of SME (UCA)

About SME (Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration) - Conference Organizer


Media Conference Registration

We waive registration fees for reporters with a recognized press card and for current members of the media. We waive registration fees for press officers.

We do not waive registration fees for editors of peer-reviewed journals, ad sales representatives, publishers, program officers or marketing professionals.

Advance Registration

Registration for NAT will open in Spring 2024. Please check back for details.

Press officers may request copies of all abstracts related to their institution. Contact Authors Support at Meeting abstracts are not embargoed.

For questions regarding NAT 2024 Conference marketing, please contact SME at