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Cutting Edge: 
Advances in Tunneling Innovations

About the Conference

Innovations in Tunneling Technology will provide you with the knowledge you need to stay up to date on the latest trends and techniques being used today in tunneling projects throughout the world and specifically in the Los Angeles, CA area.
Featuring subject-specific presentations that focus on innovations and practical experience, and extended in-depth industry discussion sessions – which have become a trademark of this conference – Cutting Edge 2016 will educate and inform attendees on recent developments in urban tunneling technology.


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When will registration open for the 2015 conference?

Registration will open June 2, 2015

November 6-9, 2016


LAX Hyatt Concourse Hotel



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Receive special early bird pricing when you register for

Cutting Edge 2016 between December 1, 2015 until March 1, 2016.

Thank You 2015 Sponsors!

Many thanks to our 2015 Cutting Edge Conference Sponsors. With our sponsors' support, the UCA of SME is able to provide an innovative and advanced conference program that caters to the underground construction and tunneling industry. The goal of the conference is to continue to provide our members and conference attendees with the ultimate conference experience, made possible by the support we receive from the tunneling industry's leading organizations.
To learn more about sponsoring Cutting Edge 2016, please contact Cutting Edge sponsorships at meetings@smenet.org.  The UCA of SME Cutting Edge will notifiy you when new sponsorship opportunities become available.