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The North American Tunneling Conference (NAT) is the premier biennial tunneling event for North America, bringing together the brightest, most resourceful and innovative minds in the tunneling and underground construction industry.

Schedule At-a-Glance

 

We look forward to seeing you in Nashville! Please note, all events and times are subject to change. Check back regularly for the latest schedule and details about conference events. Some events require an additional preregistration fee and ticket, while the rest are included in the overall conference registration.


*All event dates and times are subject to change. Please check back often for the latest updates to the conference schedule

Sunday, June 7, 2020  
    Exhibitor Move-in 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Registration Open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Bookstore Open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Short Course Coffee Break 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
    Short Courses 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    Short Course Luncheon NOON - 1:00 PM
    Short Course Coffee Break 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Cutting Edge 2020 Organizing Committee Meeting 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Owner's Panel Session 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    UCA of SME Corporate/Sustaining Members Reception (by invitation only) 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Owner's Reception (by invitation only) 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Women in Tunneling Reception 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    UCA Young Members Scholarship Orientation 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday, June 8, 2020  
    Registration Open 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
    Bookstore Open 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    Speaker Ready Room 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    Authors' Coffee 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
    Exhibitor Move-in 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Opening Session & Awards Program 8:30 AM - 9:40 AM
    Morning Coffee Break 9:40 AM - 10:15 AM
    Technical Sessions 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
    Welcoming Luncheon (ticketed) NOON - 1:30 PM
    Technical Sessions 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Afternoon Coffee Break 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
    George Fox Committee Meeting 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Exhibit Hall Open & Hosted Reception 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    UCAYM Networking Event (offsite location) 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday, June 9, 2020  
    UCA of SME Breakfast (ticketed) 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Registration Open 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    Bookstore Open 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    Speaker Ready Room 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    Authors' Coffee 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
    Technical Sessions 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM
    Morning Coffee Break 9:40 AM - 10:15 AM
    Exhibit Hall Open 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Luncheon in Exhibit Hall 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Technical Sessions 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Afternoon Coffee Break 2:45 AM - 3:00 PM
    Exhibit Hall Open & Hosted Reception 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, June 10, 2020  
    Registration Open 7:30 AM - NOON
    Bookstore Open 7:30 AM - NOON
    Speaker Ready Room 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Authors' Coffee 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
    UCA of SME Executive Orientation 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Technical Sessions 8:30 AM - 9:40 AM
    Exhibit Hall Open 9:00 AM - NOON
    NAT 2022 Organizing Committee Meeting 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Morning Coffee Break 9:40 AM - 10:15 AM
    Plenary Session: Future Projects 10:15 AM - NOON
    UCA of SME Executive Committee Meeting 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Exhibitor Move-out NOON - 8:00 PM