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Why Attend the 2018 NAT Conference


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.

Held at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, this four-day conference will focus on the information, advances and projects in North America along with the victories and challenges of working in diverse environments.

This conference is ideal for contractors, engineers, vendors and owners in the tunneling and underground construction industry. No matter how experienced you are in the field of tunneling and underground construction, NAT 2018 is positioned to advance your future and that of the industry.

Key Dates

Call for Papers

Abstract Due: June 30, 2017
Authors Notified: September 2017
Final Manuscripts Due: December 15, 2017

Housing Registration

Housing Opens: April 5, 2018
Housing Deadline: Friday, May 25, 2018


Registration Opens: April 5, 2018
Early Bird Registration Deadline: Friday, May 25, 2018