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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.

Health & Safety

 

THE HEALTH & SAFETY OF ALL NAT ATTENDEES IS OUR TOP PRIORITY AND WE ARE TAKING PRECAUTIONS TO MINIMIZE RISK.

All attendees are expected to comply with current venue, local, county, state, and federal guidelines. The following precautions will help prepare you for the NAT Conference, please check back often.

(Updated 05/25/2022)

CDC Guidelines for Philadelphia County

COVID-19 Community Level: Meduim

Recommendations:

  • Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines 
  • Get tested if you have symptoms.
  • Wear a mask if you have symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19.
  • Wear a mask on public transportation.

More information from the CDC can be found here.

Local Guidelines

The Health Department retired the system of COVID-19 Response Levels on April 22, 2022. This decision was based on an assessment of hospitalization data and Philadelphia’s overall risk level.

  • Masks are still strongly recommended in indoor public settings to help reduce transmission and keep Philadelphia at a low risk level

 

Event-Specific Guidelines

  • There is no mask requirement.
  • There is no vaccine or testing requirement.
  • Attendees who are exhibiting symptoms, have had close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, or suspect they may have been exposed to COVID-19, are asked not to travel to Philadelphia and not to attend NAT.
  • Staff working the event will confirm with UCA Human Resources Department that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Should any attendee test positive for COVID-19 during or within 14 days of the end of the event, UCA requests that the affected attendee notify UCA.