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Explore Advances in Tunneling Technology

The Cutting Edge Conference provides you with the knowledge you need to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and techniques being used today on tunneling projects throughout the world.

From the East to the West Coast, North America’s tunneling industry is flourishing. The annual Cutting Edge Conference examines the latest advances in tunneling technology, its methodology and how they can be harnessed to assist the nation’s major upcoming underground projects.

Find leading perspectives on a range of topics, including workplace culture, industry challenges and new technologies.

  • Interact directly with industry trailblazers sharing the latest in technology, innovations and safety.
  • Earn PDH credit and maintain the professional development requirements for professional credentials.
  • Expand your network and form meaningful new connections.

Cutting Edge is a great opportunity to learn about the next generation of underground construction projects in North America and meet the owners building them.

Organized in partnership by North American Tunneling Journal and the Underground Construction Association (UCA), the Cutting Edge Conference features a tailored, high-end technical sessions focusing on innovation and practical knowledge. This dynamic event connects industry professionals leading the way in technology and process development.

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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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