Global Tunnelling Forum

Monday 7th - Tuesday 8th November, 2011 Madrid, Spain


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Global Tunnelling Forum

Uncovering the future of tunnelling projects globally by assessing the very latest in tunnel design and construction technologies across the rail and utility industries. Building on the resounding success and demand generated by our global tunnelling series, Arena-International are delighted to announce plans to stage our inaugural Global Tunnelling Forum – an industry congress focused on best practice in the conception, design and construction ...


City of Madrid, Spain

The Annual Global Tunneling Forum will be taking place in the beautiful city of Madrid, Spain. Be sure you keep visiting the website as we will update you on more information of the exact venue very soon.

UK and Netherlands

Exciting New Master Class Session!

On Monday 7th November, the Global Tunneling Forum will provide a new master class session which will unveil unconventional and utility tunneling methods.

Previous attendees of our tunnelling events had this to say

“Interesting meeting with the decision makers and technical figures within the tunnel industry.” Chief Designer, El Todo

Confirmed Speakers

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Jan Jonker

Chairman, Underground Construction Netherlands (ITA)

Manuel Arnáiz Ronda

Chairman, Asociación Españolade Túnelesy Obras Subterráneas (AETOS)

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Colin Tickle

Chairman, UK Society for Trenchless Technologies (UKSTT)

Felipe Herrera

Structural Fire Engineer, Arup

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Jenny Yan

Deputy General Manager, China Railway Group Ltd (CREC)


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Putzmeister - Sika

Global strategic alliance for the development of sprayed concrete technology