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Geneva, Switzerland, 31 May - 01 June 2013
Includes forewords of M. Felix Amberg Chairman of the OC of the WTC 2013, updated program (February 2013) and short presentation of the lecturers.
12.2012 - REGISTRATION ARE OPEN >>
Standard fee: CHF 360.– | Reduced fee for students: CHF 180.–
The foundation together with STS Swiss Tunnelling Society will organize its traditional Pre WTC training session on "Ground Improvement, Pre-Support and Reinforcement"
The course will highlight the theoretical and practical aspects of the wide catalogue of auxiliary measures.
Speakers from Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Portugal, United Kingdom, United States South Korea and Switzerland are invited.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 23–24 June 2013
At the request of the Riyadh Municipalty, the Foundation will organize a training session on "Tunnelling in Limestone". This course aims the general concepts of design and construction of underground structures, especially in karstic rock mass.
Includes forewords of H.E Eng. Abdullah Al-Mogbel Mayor of Riyadh, program and short presentation of the lecturers.
04.2013 - ONLINE REGISTRATION ARE OPEN >>
This course aims to present the general concepts of design and construction of underground structures, especially in karstic rock mass.
All topics delivered will focus first on tunnelling aspects and then, the peculiarities related to tunnels in karstic zones will be highlighted.
For the Limestone karst aspect of the subject addressed, the lecturers will concentrate on site investigation prior and during construction, and special care in design and construction.
Main Topics of the training session:
Held in São Paulo, Brasil on 26–27 April 2013
The foundation co-organized with CBT, Brazilian Tunnelling Committee, and Herrenknecht Company a training session on "Mechanized Tunnelling".
The training session gathered 150 participants who followed with great interest the varied program.
Check back our website current June to read the full Press release.
For your reference the program is available (Pdf)>>
Held in Mexico on 2-3 May 2013
The foundation together with AMITOS (La Asociación Mexicana de Ingeniería de Túneles y Obras Subterráneas, A. C organized a training session on"Principles in Tunnelling Design".
Check back our website for the full press release to be published early June.
For your reference the PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE>>
Opalija, Croatia, 14 June 2013 (previously announced for the May 9th 2013)
At the request of the Croatian Association for Tunnels and Underground Structures (ITA Nation Member).
More information on the ITA Croatia website >>
Singapore, Nanyang University, 11 - 12 July 2013
The purpose of this course is to aid future owners and designers of underground spaces to create well-planned, attractive and functional underground facilities that are safe, secure and cost-effective in terms of life cycle performance.
The course is aimed at professionals that do not have significant experience with underground structures but wish to understand in general terms the key related issues. For most of the lecture topics, the ITA offers a full course that can be taken to gain more insight and detail regarding that specific topic. The emphasis of the course is on “facilities” either in soil or rock rather than road or rail tunnel projects and is planned to encompass the design of large integrated underground spaces as well as individual underground facilities.
ITA and PIARC, with the help of the ITACET Foundation for the organization, are joining their expertise to build a comprehensive programme of training sessions on tunnels.
This programme would be offered for 3 years, starting July 2012.
The programme will comprise a basic set of training sessions on the following topics:
- Design in tunnelling
In order to meet specific requests in one country, Taylor-made training sessions might beenvisaged.