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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 Philadelphia! 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.


PLEASE NOTE, ALL EVENTS WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE PHILADELPHIA MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN.

Sunday, June 19, 2022    
    Exhibitor Move-in 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Franklin Hall, Level 4
    Registration Open 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Grand Ballroom Foyer, Level 5
    Bookstore Open 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Franklin Hall Foyer, Level 4
    Short Course Coffee Break 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM Salon C, Level 5
    Short Courses 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Salon B, Level 5
    Short Course Luncheon NOON - 1:00 PM Salon CD, Level 5
    UCA Working Group & Committee Meetings 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Salon E, Level 5
    Short Course Coffee Break 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Salon C, Level 5
    Cutting Edge 2022 Organizing Committee Meeting 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Room 406, Level 4
    Owner's Panel Session 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Salon D, Level 5
    Down for That Committee Meeting 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Room 402, Level 4
    UCA Corporate/Sustaining Members Reception (by invitation only) 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Salon F, Level 5
    Owner's Reception (by invitation only) 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Salon G, Level 5
    Women in Tunneling Reception 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Salon H, Level 5
    UCA Mentors and Scholarship Orientation Meeting Place 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Salon B, Level 5

 

Monday, June 20, 2022

   
    Registration Open 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Grand Ballroom Foyer, Level 5
    Bookstore Open 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Franklin Hall Foyer, Level 4
    Speaker Ready Room 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM Room 401-402, Level 4
    Authors' Coffee 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Room 401-402, Level 4
    Exhibitor Move-in 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Franklin Hall, Level 4
    Opening Session & Awards Program 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM Salon EF, Level 5
    Morning Coffee Break 9:45 AM - 10:00 AM Grand Ballroom Foyer, Level 5
    Technical Sessions 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM Salons, Level 5
    Welcoming Luncheon (ticketed)
    Sponsored by DSI Tunneling
NOON - 1:30 PM Salon EF, Level 5
    Technical Sessions 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Salons, Level 5
    Afternoon Coffee Break 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Grand Ballroom Foyer, Level 5
    George Fox Committee Meeting 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Room 402, Level 4
    Exhibit Hall Reception 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Franklin Hall, Level 4
    Exhibit Hall Open 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Franklin Hall, Level 4
    UCAYM Networking Event (offsite location) 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM Offsite location

 

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

   
    UCA Breakfast (ticketed) 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Salon E, Level 5
    Registration Open 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM Grand Ballroom Foyer, Level 5
    Bookstore Open 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM Franklin Hall Foyer, Level 4
    Speaker Ready Room 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM Room 401-402, Level 4
    Authors' Coffee 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Room 401-402, Level 4
    Technical Sessions 8:30 AM - 11:45 AM Salon H, Level 5
    Morning Coffee Break 9:40 AM - 10:15 AM Grand Ballroom Foyer, Level 5
    Exhibit Hall Open 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Franklin Hall, Level 4
    Luncheon in Exhibit Hall 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Franklin Hall, Level 4
    Technical Sessions 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Salons, Level 5
    Afternoon Coffee Break 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Grand Ballroom Foyer, Level 5
    Exhibit Hall Open & Hosted Reception 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Franklin Hall, Level 4

 

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

   
    UCA Past Chair Breakfast (by invitation only) 7:00 AM - 8:15 AM Room 406, Level 4
    Registration Open 7:30 AM - NOON Grand Ballroom Foyer, Level 5
    Bookstore Open 7:30 AM - NOON Franklin Hall Foyer, Level 4
    Speaker Ready Room 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM Room 401-402, Level 4
    Authors' Coffee 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Room 401-402, Level 4
    Technical Sessions 8:30 AM - 9:40 AM Salons, Level 5
    Exhibit Hall Open 9:00 AM - NOON Franklin Hall, Level 4
    NAT 2024 Organizing Committee Meeting 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Room 405, Level 4
    Morning Coffee Break 9:40 AM - 10:30 AM Grand Ballroom Foyer, Level 5
    Plenary Session: Future Projects 10:30 AM - NOON Salon EF, Level 5
    UCA Executive Committee Meeting 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Room 401-402, Level 4
    Exhibitor Move-out NOON - 8:00 PM Franklin Hall, Level 4