With as many as 600 unique technical presentations, short courses and breakout sessions, you will have the chance to interact with more than 200 exhibiting companies from around the world that represent all types of products and services for the tunneling and underground construction industry.

NAT 2016

A mecca for technology and innovation, San Francisco, CA is the optimal location to hold WTC 2016, the most innovative tunneling conference in the world.

San Francisco, CA

Prime Location

will be held in conjunction with the World Tunnel Congress (WTC) 2016
on April 22-28, 2016 in San Francisco, CA, USA


The Moscone Center is San Francisco's premier meeting and exhibition facility. From the very core of a vibrant and active downtown district, it anchors the City's commitment to a vital tourism industry.
Unparralled Venue

Moscone Center

WTC 2016 is proud to present more than 600 technical sessions featuring the leading practitioners in underground construction around the world. View a complete list of technical session topics at WTC2016.us


Technical Sessions

At WTC 2016, we plan on making your trip to San Francisco one to remember. That's why we've organized some amazing Companion Tours that feature some of the best attractions and sights of San Francisco.

Companion Tours


Off-Site Field Trips

Discover new innovations, create meaningful dialogue and get inspired by participating in an off-site field trip and technical tour.
Unlimited Opportunity for

Exhibitors & Sponsors

Reaching your target audience on an international level has never been easier. WTC is the leading conference for international collaboration and growth in the tunneling industry.

WTC is the #1 Conference

Supporting Tunneling

Attended by more than 2,500 tunneling professionals, ITA-AITES WTC has become the top attended tunneling conference in the world.

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North American Tunneling Conference
The North American Tunneling Conference (NAT) is the premier biannual tunneling event for North America. The last NAT conference held in Los Angeles, CA in June 2014 had a record breaking attendance and a sold out exhibit hall featuring the leading companies in the tunneling industry. This conference provides access to a full two and half day technical program focused on the current tunneling projects, challenges and successes throughout North America. Additionally, the conference offers several social events and an exhibit hall with over 100 booths, making it a prime opportunity for professionals in the tunneling and underground construction industries to grow professionally and to make valuable and lasting connections.
Learn more about the World Tunnel Congress (WTC 2016) at www.wtc2016.us
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