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Official WTC 2016 Conference Recordings

Muir Wood Lecture

About: Ground Support for Deep Underground Construction: Challenges of Managing Highly Stressed Ground in Civil and Mining Projects

Speaker: Peter K. Kaiser, Professor Emeritus, Bharti School of Engineering, Laurentian University,Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

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Keynote Sessions

About: Time to Dig In: A New Vision for Tunneling
Speaker: Bruce Grewcock, CEO Kiewit Companies

About: Infrastructure Innovation and the Maker City
Speaker: Peter Hirshberg, Innovation Advisor

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ITA Open Session: Industry Advances

About: This year’s ITA Open Session will focus on advances that the industry is achieving across a broad cross-section of topics that affect our business. Topical areas will include conventional and mechanized tunneling, controlled blasting, fiber-reinforced precast concrete segments, the measurement and interpretation of in-situ stresses for application to high stress environments and pressurized conveyances, the challenges that we face in developing underground space in urban settings, and the management of construction risk through improved contracting practices.
Co-chairs: Tarcisio Celestino and Daniele Peila

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ITA Open Session: Current and Future Topics

About: This session will address ongoing research efforts, where active Working Group members and other industry representatives will engage the audience in discussions by means of panelist presentations and audience commentary and feedback. Audience members will be encouraged to comment on: what has been presented; whether they agree or disagree with specific ideas and approaches; what their personal experience would suggest; and what issues they believe should be addressed in future Working Group activities.
Co-chairs: Priscilla Nelson and Randall Essex

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ITA Open Session: Ongoing WG Research Topics

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Co-chairs: Priscilla Nelson and Randall Essex

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