Exciting Times….be a Part of It!

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. This four-day conference focuses on the information, advances and projects in North America along with the victories and challenges of working in diverse environments.

The Excitement Starts Here

As a contractor, engineer, vendor or owner in the tunneling and underground construction industry, this is the place you need to be. No matter how experienced you are in the field of tunneling and underground construction, NAT 2024 is positioned to advance your future and that of the industry.


NAT 2024 brings the excitement of the industry together. With 1,000 attendees, 140 exhibitors and 20 technical sessions, NAT 2024 provides a full conference experience that will leave you energized and revitalized. From TBMs to rehabilitation, NAT 2024 shares detailed case histories of North American projects and provide the groundwork for discussion on the future of tunneling around the world.

Industry-Specific Exhibit Hall

No other conference will bring together vendors specific to your line of work. Visit the 140 vendors and receive a hands-on experience of the latest and greatest products and services in the industry.

Substantial Technical Sessions

Experience the numerous technical sessions covering every aspect of tunneling and underground construction. Learn from the experts as they share the challenges and successes of working in the field. Guaranteed to enlighten.

Infinite Networking Opportunities

You will have every opportunity to engage with industry professionals from around the world at conference sponsored networking events, luncheons and dinners. Just what you need to expand your network.

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The Underground Construction Association (UCA), a division of SME, brings together tunneling’s brightest and most dedicated professionals. Global association members advance their careers with UCA's world-class technical resources, educational programs, networking opportunities, and professional development tools. Our members are focused on sharing best practices in safety, environmental stewardship, and technological advancements.

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