Authors Overview

The program/scientific committee for the WTC 2016 thanks all authors who submitted their abstracts for consideration.

WTC2016 Abstract submission is now closed. We regret there are no exceptions.

Accepted authors were notified in August 2015. For accepted authors, details on submitting initial and final manuscripts can be found on the manuscript page. The below general information is provided for your information.

Topics for abstracts included:

  • Case Histories
  • Contracting Practices
  • Design/Analysis
  • Engineering for Resiliency
  • Environmental Challenges/Sustainability
  • Hard Rock Tunneling (Conventional or TBM)
  • High Stress Tunneling (Conventional or TBM)
  • Human Resources Challenges
  • Instrumentation and Monitoring
  • Large Bore TBM Projects
  • Underground Caverns
  • New Technologies
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Planning and Financing for Underground Projects
  • Risk Management
  • Safety in Design and Construction
  • Repair & Rehabilitation
  • Sequential Excavation Methods (SEM/NATM/SCL)
  • Seismic Design and Performance
  • Site Investigations/Geotechnical
  • Soft Ground Tunneling (Conventional or TBM)
  • Uncharted Territories/Conditions
  • Urban Planning and Development
  • Challenging Future Projects
  • Other (topics will be considered)

Dates & Deadlines

Key Dates

30 June 2015 - Abstracts for consideration are due
August 2015 - Accepted authors notified
30 September 2015 - Initial manuscripts for review are due
15 December 2015 - Comments from reviewers submitted to accepted authors

12 January 2016 - Final manuscripts are due

01 February 2016 - Authors notified of poster or oral presentation


Questions about WTC 2016 abstracts/manuscripts?

For more information, please contact
WTC 2016
12999 E. Adam Aircraft Circle
Englewood, CO 80112
T: +1.303.948.4200